Golf and travel show opens

March 03, 1996|By Karen Mardelli | Karen Mardelli,CONTRIBUTING WRITER

For golf lovers looking for information on travel destinations, the Equestrian Center/Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro is the place to go. It will be the site of the sixth Annual Mid-Atlantic Golf and Travel Show March 8-10.

All those attending the golf show who pay $1 per ball are eligible to qualify to swing for a $1 million hole. This event will raise money for the Nation's Capital Junior Golf Association, a nonprofit organization that helps youngsters pursue their interest golf. In addition, more than 200 vendors will be selling golf-related products.

Admission is $6; parking is free. The arena is seven miles south of Interstate 495's Exit 11A. Hours for the golf show are Friday, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information, contact the Show Place Arena at (301) 952-7900.

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