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All the terrific products we saw over the last three jam-packed days began to blur in our minds as the Show wound down. But some things great and small still managed to break out of the crowd and into our consciousness.
Saturday was closing day at the PGA Merchandise Show, but there was still plenty of action on the Show floor as vendors finalized sales and the PGA Forum Stage again hosted a number of enlightening programs.
While most people at the PGA Merchandise Show were focused on the, you know, merchandise, John Kim considered the big picture. After three days of looking at the booths holding all that great golf gear, he picks his six favorites.
The second day of the PGA Merchandise Show was just as busy as the first as golf's movers and shakers flocked to the Show floor to see the latest products, celebrate a distinguished champion and learn about the game's future.
With more than 1,000 companies vying for attention, it's impossible to take it all in. As we walked the aisles on Friday, we couldn't help but noticing a handful of products and companies standing out from the crowd.
With more than a million square feet to cover, the 40,000 attendees here this week are using more energy, strength and stamina than many are prepared for. So, says John Kim, the demand for quick refresher massages is bigger than ever.
PGA Professionals and the golf industry's leaders came together Thursday night for one of the year's true highlights – honoring the winners of the annual PGA of America Awards in a special celebration.
More than 1,000 companies from all corners of the industry have set up shop at the PGA Merchandise Show, so we're walking the miles of aisles to find the people, equipment, apparel and accessories generating the most buzz on the Show floor.
Arnold Palmer never went out of style, and now the clothes he wore during his glory years have inspired a new clothing line. A little retro and a little forward-looking, says John Kim, Arnie Wear is the coolest clothing line on display this week.
The PGA Merchandise Show got off to a roaring start Thursday as more than 40,000 PGA Professionals, manufacturing executives, retailers and industry leaders converged on the Orange County Convention Center.
The PGA Merchandise Show started with a bang -- and a thwock and a whack -- on Wednesday as thousands of PGA Professionals and other members of the golf industry tried out the latest in clubs, balls and training aids.
Who wants to hit the ball farther? Pretty much everybody does, and we spotlight a plethora of exciting new drivers from Adams and Cobra to Ping and TaylorMade designed to provide maximum distance off the tee.
The secret to golf is getting the ball in the hole. That task should be easier than ever, thanks to many of the amazing new putters from Nike, Odyssey, TaylorMade, Yes! Golf and others on display this week in Orlando.
The PGA of America and Turner Broadcasting's Cartoon Network Enterprises, the licensing and merchandising arm for the children's television network, have announced the launch of the PGA Authentic Jr. line of licensed products, which will debut at retailers this May.