Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 12:00am

Forest Akers Family Golf Festival is Thursday June 14th starting at 11am and we want to see you out enjoying it with us! We have designed this day with something in mind for everyone from junior golfers to the pros! Check out our list of events:

Tent Sale: 11am-7pm
- Look for the big white tent on the driving range. Here you will find GREAT deals on Spartan logo apparel, golf equipment, MSU logo gifts, and much more! Stop by and check out merchandise from all six of the Spartan Spirit shop locations on campus!
- Looking for new golf shoes, a new golf bag, golf balls or great deals on demo clubs? The tent sale will feature all of these and more!

Putting and Short Game Demonstration: 1pm-2pm & 2pm-3pm
- Feel like you just need a new drill or a small tip to turn your putting or short game around? Want to see what a lesson with one of our PGA pros might be like for free? One of the 5 PGA professionals at Forest Akers will be doing a live demonstration open to the public for free!
- Putting Demonstration: 1pm-2pm East Course Practice Green
- Short Game Demonstration: 2pm-3pm East Course Driving Range

Multi-Vendor Demo Day: 4pm-8pm
- Looking to try the latest equipment from the industry’s leading vendors? Stop by Forest Akers’ largest demo day of the year and get fit for the right equipment for you!
- Attending the event will be club fitting professionals from Titleist, Cleveland/Srixon, Ping, and TaylorMade along with Forest Akers club fitting professionals available to fit for most other major club fitting manufacturers.
- Walk ups are welcome and no registration is needed! Get fit and order clubs same day!
- Information available day of at the Forest Akers club fitting tent

Long Drive Competition: 5pm-8pm
- Think you have what it takes to smash the longest drive? Come out to the driving range at the Forest Akers Family Golf Festival and give us your best shot.
- Free and open to the public, registration for the event is available all day but competition starts at 5pm.
- Competition Divisions: Juniors (Under 16), Men (16-55), Women (16-55), Seniors 55+

Junior Golf Games and Mini Putt-Putt – ALL DAY
- Bring your junior golfers with you on this fun filled day, fun golf games for kids will be set up on the driving range and on the Forest Akers East putting green!

Raffle Prizes and Proximity Markers
- Anyone golfing on the East Course the day of the festival can take part in our proximity marker challenge.
- Proximity markers for closest to the pin on holes #4, #8, #11, #13 and #18
- Proximity markers for men’s longest drive on hole #14 and women’s longest drive on hole #9

Jack Ebling Radio Show: 3pm-6pm
- Jack Ebling will be doing a live broadcast of his radio show from the Forest Akers Family Golf Festival!

Food and Beverage Tent 12pm-7pm
- Enjoy a hot dog or hamburger from the grill while you watch the putting demonstration or the long drive competition!
- Food and Beverage tent will be located next to the Tent Sale.