http://www.pga.com/merchandise/rss en 62nd PGA Merchandise Show launches 2015 season on successful note http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/62nd-pga-merchandise-show-launches-2015-season-successful-note PGA of America PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- The 62nd PGA Merchandise Show ... “The Major of Golf Business” ... concluded in Orlando, Fla., on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, bringing together more than 1,000 companies and brands introducing new and innovative golf equipment, apparel, accessories... 2015 Mon, 26 Jan 2015 23:42:59 +0000 mark.aumann 29391 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise PGA Merchandise Show sets positive path for 2015 http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/pga-merchandise-show-sets-positive-path-2015 ORLANDO, Fla.– After record attendance at the PGA Teaching & Coaching Summit and PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day, plus heavy PGA Show floor traffic on Wednesday and Thursday, the final day of PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Fla., is upon us. A final day of Education Conference seminars,... 2015 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:07:08 +0000 john.holmes 29387 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise Drive, Chip & Putt Championship registration now open http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/drive-chip-putt-championship-registration-now-open By PGA of America AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Masters Tournament, United States Golf Association (USGA) and the PGA of America today announced that qualifying registration is now officially open on the event’s website, www.DriveChipandPutt.com. This free nationwide youth golf development initiative... Pre-event 2015 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 tauclair 28947 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise TruGreen named official lawn care provider of the PGA of America, PGA Championship http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/trugreen-named-official-lawn-care-provider-pga-america-pga-championship By PGA of America PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (January 22, 2015) -- The PGA of America and TruGreen today announced a multi-year partnership, with TruGreen becoming the "Official Lawn Care Provider of the PGA of America and the PGA Championship." The relationship will not only bring shared... Pre-event 2015 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:30:00 +0000 tauclair 28945 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise PGA Merchandise Show off to a rousing start http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/pga-merchandise-show-rousing-start ORLANDO, Fla. – A lengthy list of golf industry leaders and luminaries joined 1,000 leading companies and attendees from all 50 states and 78 countries on a busy Day One of the 2015 PGA Merchandise Show – The Major of Golf Business – at the Orange County Convention Center on... 2015 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:22:09 +0000 john.holmes 29389 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise Get Golf Ready introduces 99K to game in 2014; revenues exceed $275 million http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/get-golf-ready-introduces-99k-game-2014-revenues-exceed-275-million By PGA of America PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- A record number of 98,919 people were introduced to the game of golf in 2014 through Get Golf Ready, the industry’s leading introduction-to-golf program, bringing the six-year total to nearly 360,000. PGA Professionals and facilities are also... Pre-event 2015 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:00:00 +0000 tauclair 28895 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise PGA player development continues to grow game at the grassroots http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/pga-player-development-continues-grow-game-grassroots By PGA of America PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- The PGA of America Player Development Regional Managers (PDRMs) have successfully spurred growth in participation numbers in programs at facilities they are engaged within their markets, most notably in Get Golf Ready and PGA Junior League Golf. Get... Pre-event 2015 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:00:00 +0000 tauclair 28897 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise PGA Junior League Golf celebrates landmark year in 2014 http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/pga-junior-league-golf-celebrates-landmark-year-2014 By PGA of America PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- PGA Junior League Golf has seen explosive growth since the PGA of America and League Golf, LLC partnered to launch the program in 2011. Yearly participation numbers doubled in 2014, growing from nearly 9,000 boys and girls participating on 740 teams in... Pre-event 2015 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:00:00 +0000 tauclair 28899 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise PGA of America CEO Pete Bevacqua to Host Monthly Show on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/pga-america-ceo-pete-bevacqua-host-monthly-show-siriusxm-pga-tour-radio By PGA of America NEW YORK (January 20, 2015) -- SiriusXM announced today that Pete Bevacqua, the PGA of America's Chief Executive Officer, will host a new show on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio (Sirius channel 208, XM channel 93). State of the Game will make its live debut on Wednesday, January 28,... Pre-event 2015 Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:00:00 +0000 tauclair 28689 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise National Car Rental and the PGA of America announce partnership renewal http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/national-car-rental-and-pga-america-announce-partnership-renewal By PGA of America ST. LOUIS (Jan. 20, 2015) -- National Car Rental and the PGA of America today announced the renewal of their partnership at the 2015 PGA Merchandise Show, extending National's designation as an Official Partner and the Official Rental Car of the PGA of America. The five-year... Pre-event 2015 Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:00:00 +0000 tauclair 28687 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise What it's like to attend the PGA Merchandise Show http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/what-its-attend-pga-merchandise-show By John Holmes, PGA.com The PGA Merchandise Show got its start a little over six decades ago when a handful of golf merchandisers congregated in the parking lot of a golf club in Dunedin, Florida, to show off their wares. A few years later, the PGA of America leased a tent for these plucky... Pre-event 2015 Mon, 19 Jan 2015 04:43:24 +0000 john.holmes 28589 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise SiriusXM announces special programming from 2015 PGA Merchandise Show http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/siriusxm-announces-special-programming-2015-pga-merchandise-show NEW YORK – SiriusXM will feature a special lineup of programming originating from the 62nd PGA Merchandise Show, January 20-23, 2015, in Orlando, Florida, featuring shows hosted by several of the game’s top instructors and current and former professionals.   SiriusXM’s... Pre-event 2015 Thu, 15 Jan 2015 22:52:46 +0000 john.holmes 28581 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise What's it like to attend Demo Day? http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/whats-it-attend-demo-day By John Holmes, PGA.com There are something like 26 million golfers in the United States, but only a handful of us lucky souls get to attend one of the coolest events in all of golf – Demo Day at the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando each January. If this is your first time to go, you're... Pre-event 2015 Thu, 15 Jan 2015 14:52:33 +0000 john.holmes 28579 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise Top instructors, latest technology, Olympics and more in spotlight on PGA Forum Stage http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/top-instructors-latest-technology-olympics-and-more-spotlight-pga-forum-stage PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – The PGA Forum Stage presented by OMEGA at the 62nd PGA Merchandise Show will offer a compelling program of diverse industry presentations for thousands of PGA Professionals and golf industry leaders from around the world gathering at “the Major of Golf... Pre-event 2015 Wed, 14 Jan 2015 20:54:38 +0000 john.holmes 28577 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise Golf Channel expands on-air and digital coverage of 2015 PGA Merchandise Show http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/golf-channel-expands-air-and-digital-coverage-2015-pga-merchandise-show PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. / ORLANDO, Fla. – The PGA of America, PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions and Golf Channel announced today the expansion of Golf Channel’s on-site coverage of the 62nd annual PGA Merchandise Show, Tuesday, Jan. 20-Friday, Jan. 23, providing viewers an insider’s... Pre-event 2015 Wed, 14 Jan 2015 20:49:31 +0000 john.holmes 28575 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise Bubba Watson to attend 2015 PGA Merchandise Show http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/bubba-watson-attend-2015-pga-merchandise-show Two-time Masters Champion Bubba Watson will be a PGA Show Special Guest for the 62nd PGA Merchandise Show, Jan. 20-23, 2015, in Orlando, Florida, joining PGA President Derek Sprague for the annual global golf event’s official Opening Ceremony on Wednesday morning, Jan. 21, plus make several... 2015 Tue, 06 Jan 2015 15:43:45 +0000 mark.aumann 28569 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise Top golf lifestyle apparel companies confirm plans for 2015 PGA Merchandise Show http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/top-golf-lifestyle-apparel-companies-confirm-plans-2015-pga-merchandise-show PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – PGA Professionals, golf buyers and industry leaders will have the exciting opportunity to preview the newest golf and resort lifestyle fashions at the 2015 PGA Merchandise Show, Jan. 20-23, in Orlando, Florida. Many of the 1,000 golf companies and brands exhibiting... Pre-event 2015 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:06:14 +0000 john.holmes 28567 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise World's largest professional demo event at 2015 PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/worlds-largest-professional-demo-event-2015-pga-show-outdoor-demo-day PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – PGA Professionals and golf retailers from around the world will attend the 13th PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day, on Tuesday, January 20, 2015, to test all the newest tools of the trade, discuss the latest advancements in technology directly with club designers and learn... Pre-event 2015 Thu, 11 Dec 2014 02:24:20 +0000 john.holmes 28563 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise Golf equipment market leaders confirm plans for the 2015 PGA Merchandise Show http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/golf-equipment-market-leaders-confirm-plans-2015-pga-merchandise-show PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – PGA Professionals, golf buyers and industry leaders will have the opportunity to preview and test the latest products, learn merchandising and clubfitting techniques and meet with executives of golf equipment market leaders who will be among some 1,000 exhibiting... Pre-event 2015 Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:37:31 +0000 john.holmes 28557 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise 'Major of Golf Business' brings the global golf industry to Orlando to jumpstart the new season http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/major-golf-business-brings-global-golf-industry-orlando-jumpstart-new-season PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – PGA Professionals, golf buyers and industry leaders can now register to attend the 2015 PGA Merchandise Show, Jan. 20-23, in Orlando, Fla., online at www.PGAShow.com.  Housing reservations also are available online for PGA Show official hotels at... Pre-event 2015 Sat, 15 Nov 2014 19:24:52 +0000 john.holmes 28555 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise State of the Industry Panel: 'Golf has started to turn the corner' http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/state-industry-panel-golf-has-started-turn-corner ORLANDO, Fla. -- Golf appears to be in a better position to attract new audiences, and a panel of industry professionals agreed that dialogue to build the game among new audiences has markedly improved. The panel that gathered Wednesday at the 61st PGA Merchandise Show featured golf course... 2014 Thu, 23 Jan 2014 14:35:14 +0000 jbyrwa 28359 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise 2013 PGA of America Award winners honored http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/2013-pga-america-award-winners-honored PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- PGA First Lady of Golf Annika Sorenstam of Orlando, Fla., and PGA Golf Professional of the Year Michael Doctor of Camillus, N.Y., headined the 2013 PGA of America National Awards ceremoney, which was held Jan. 22, in conjunction with the 61st PGA Merchandise Show. The... 2014 Thu, 23 Jan 2014 13:40:19 +0000 jbyrwa 28355 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise PGA, Golf Channel partner on new GAME GOLF on-course golf data device http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/pga-golf-channel-partner-new-game-golf-course-golf-data-device ORLANDO, FL - (January 22, 2014) - GAME GOLF today announced a joint partnership with the PGA of America and Golf Channel, two of the most influential forces in all of golf, to revolutionize the way golfers play, compete, socialize and improve their game.  GAME GOLF, a wearable device and... Pre-event 2014 Wed, 22 Jan 2014 14:35:19 +0000 jbyrwa 28185 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise Ralph Lauren named official Team USA Ryder Cup outfitter http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/ralph-lauren-named-official-team-usa-ryder-cup-outfitter ORLANDO, Fla. -- The PGA of America is proud to announce Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE: RL) will be the Official Outfitter for the 2014 United States Ryder Cup Team. Ralph Lauren, longtime sponsor of Polo Golf Ambassador and 2014 U.S. Ryder Cup Team Captain Tom Watson, will design the official... 2014 Wed, 22 Jan 2014 13:07:59 +0000 jbyrwa 28183 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise National Car Rental PGAProAm announced http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/national-car-rental-pgaproam-announced ORLANDO -- National Car Rental, the Official Rental Car of the PGA of America, and the PGA on Tuesday announced the launch of the National Car Rental PGA ProAm Series at the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show. Keegan Bradley, the winner of the 2011 PGA Championship, and his father, PGA Professional Mark... 2014 Tue, 21 Jan 2014 12:53:23 +0000 jbyrwa 28067 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise Youth and Family Summit debuts at PGA Show http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/youth-and-family-summit-debuts-pga-show ORLANDO - With a renewed focus on ways to reach two audiences that are essential to growing the game, the inaugural Youth & Family Golf Summit supported by U.S. Kids Golf showcased a variety of dynamic presenters who outlined an array of specific ideas, practices and strategies to a sold-out... 2014 Tue, 21 Jan 2014 12:44:15 +0000 jbyrwa 28065 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise 11 year old has high hopes for her Goodie Girl Golf company http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/11-year-old-has-high-hopes-her-goodie-girl-golf-company By John L. Byrwa, PGA.com Eleven-year-old Hannah Dupay has proven, most fashionably, that necessity is indeed the mother of all invention. "I don't like to wear hats so I couldn't use those magnetic hats clips, and my ball markers kept falling out of my pocket," explained... 2014 Mon, 20 Jan 2014 15:06:10 +0000 jbyrwa 27983 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise Trump and Sorenstam to join industry leaders for State of the Industry Panel at PGA Show http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/trump-and-sorenstam-join-industry-leaders-state-industry-panel-pga-show PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Famed entrepreneur and golf course developer Donald Trump and PGA/LPGA Professional Annika Sorenstam, the 2013 PGA First Lady of Golf, will join PGA of America President Ted Bishop, former USGA Executive Director David Fay, Golf Channel President Mike McCarley and... Pre-event 2014 Fri, 17 Jan 2014 23:59:03 +0000 john.holmes 27955 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise Ping to launch new products and fitting technologies at 2014 PGA Merchandise Show http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/ping-launch-new-products-and-fitting-technologies-2014-pga-merchandise-show NORWALK, Conn. – Ping will launch new products from its main aisle anchor exhibit in the PGA Forum, plus showcase its latest fitting and educational tools  in an area dedicated to high-tech custom fitting software at the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show, company officials have announced. Ping... Pre-event 2014 Fri, 17 Jan 2014 23:55:03 +0000 john.holmes 27953 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise Bridgestone Golf to exhibit at 2014 PGA Show http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/bridgestone-golf-exhibit-2014-pga-show COVINGTON, Ga. – Bridgestone Golf, the #1 ball-fitter in golf, has announced plans to exhibit at the 61st PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Fla.   “Since our brand’s inception in 2005, the PGA Show has played an important role in launching our award-winning balls to the golf... Pre-event 2014 Fri, 17 Jan 2014 23:45:41 +0000 john.holmes 27951 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise Popular Golf Inventors Spotlight Pavilion back to showcase golf products of tomorrow http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/popular-golf-inventors-spotlight-pavilion-back-showcase-golf-products-tomorrow NORWALK, Conn. – Inventors of new golf training or teaching aids, accessories and equipment will be able to gauge the interest of some 40,000 attending PGA Professionals and golf industry leaders from around the world when the popular Inventor’s Spotlight Pavilion returns to the PGA... Pre-event 2014 Fri, 17 Jan 2014 23:42:11 +0000 john.holmes 27949 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise 2014 golf business season opens at PGA Show http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/2014-golf-business-season-opens-pga-show PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – The 2014 PGA Merchandise Show will feature every major golf company and the most sought-after brands introducing new products among the more than 1,000 golf companies and brands in Orlando, Jan. 21-24, for a PGA Show Week packed with exhibits, demonstrations,... Pre-event 2014 Fri, 17 Jan 2014 23:38:15 +0000 john.holmes 27947 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise Nike Golf to showcase new products with an anchor exhibit at 2014 PGA Merchandise Show http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/nike-golf-showcase-new-products-anchor-exhibit-2014-pga-merchandise-show NORWALK, Conn. – Nike Golf plans to showcase their new line of clubs, balls, apparel and footwear to attending PGA Professionals and golf retailers from around the world in a new anchor exhibit at the PGA Merchandise Show at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.    In... Pre-event 2014 Fri, 17 Jan 2014 23:34:24 +0000 john.holmes 27945 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise TaylorMade Golf announces participation in the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/taylormade-golf-announces-participation-2014-pga-merchandise-show NORWALK, Conn. – PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions and TaylorMade Golf Company have announced the company’s participation in the 61st PGA Merchandise Show at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. All of its brands – TaylorMade, adidas Golf, Ashworth and Adams Golf... Pre-event 2014 Fri, 17 Jan 2014 23:30:18 +0000 john.holmes 27943 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise Cobra Puma Golf to show off newest product offerings at 2014 PGA Merchandise Show http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/cobra-puma-golf-show-newest-product-offerings-2014-pga-merchandise-show CARLSBAD Calif. – Cobra Puma Golf has announced its participation at the 61st annual PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Fla. The leading golf brand will showcase its newest product offerings, including its breakthrough BiO Cell and BiO Cell+ clubs with MyFly8 technology, stylish and... Pre-event 2014 Fri, 17 Jan 2014 23:26:31 +0000 john.holmes 27941 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise Callaway Golf will showcase new products at the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/callaway-golf-will-showcase-new-products-2014-pga-merchandise-show NORWALK, Conn. – The PGA of America and PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions have announced that Callaway Golf will showcase the company’s newest golf equipment at the 61st PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Fla. Additionally, Callaway Golf has completed its first global multi-year... Pre-event 2014 Fri, 17 Jan 2014 23:22:47 +0000 john.holmes 27939 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise PGA Professional of the Year Michael Doctor heads 2013 PGA National Award recipients honored at PGA Merchandise Show http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/pga-professional-year-michael-doctor-heads-2013-pga-national-award-recipients-honored-pga-merch PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – PGA Master Professional Michael Doctor, in his 28th season as PGA head professional at Skaneateles (N.Y.) Country Club, has been named recipient of the 2013 PGA Golf Professional of the Year, the highest annual honor bestowed upon a PGA of America... Pre-event 2014 Fri, 17 Jan 2014 23:12:03 +0000 john.holmes 27937 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise Show helps advance golf, say industry leaders http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/show-helps-advance-golf-say-industry-leaders ORLANDO, Fla. -- Golf business leaders, manufacturers and PGA Professionals alike lauded the annual industry gathering for helping to move forward the business of the game in 2013.  "This is my 33rd Show and our 20th year as an exhibitor," said Harris MacNeill, president of Champ... 2013 Sun, 27 Jan 2013 22:34:38 +0000 john.holmes 27017 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise Attendees enthusiastic about business of golf http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/attendees-enthusiastic-about-business-golf ORLANDO, Fla. -- The 60th PGA Merchandise Show closed today, January 26, and celebrated its history while launching what many believed to be the most vibrant PGA Show Week in recent history to begin a strong 2013 for the golf industry. The 2013 PGA Merchandise Show brought together more than 1,000... 2013 Sun, 27 Jan 2013 22:22:00 +0000 john.holmes 27015 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise Top products and inventions named at Show http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/top-products-and-inventions-named-show ORLANDO, Fla. -- PGA Show Week began on Wednesday, Jan. 23, with the 11th anniversary of the PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day at the Orange County National Golf Center and Lodge in Winter Garden, Fla.  More than 7,000 PGA Professionals and invited retailers tested the latest products from 100-plus... 2013 Sun, 27 Jan 2013 22:11:35 +0000 john.holmes 27013 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise Exhibitors unveil numerous new lines for 2013 http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/exhibitors-unveil-numerous-new-lines-2013 ORLANDO, Fla. -- A flurry of innovative, new products are being introduced by companies in the Golf Products and Services sector at the PGA Merchandise Show this week. Exhibitors such as Easy Picker, Fiberbuilt, Sun Mountain, Wittek, Eagle One, Club Car and E-Z-GO/Cushman are using the 2013 PGA... 2013 Sat, 26 Jan 2013 18:46:39 +0000 john.holmes 26961 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise 2014 PGA Show to have Tuesday-Friday format http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/2014-pga-show-have-tuesday-friday-format ORLANDO, Fla. -- The PGA Merchandise Show will embrace a new day schedule in 2014. Following feedback from exhibitors and attendees regarding shifting PGA Show days away from the weekend, the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show will run Tuesday through Friday, Jan. 21–24. The 2014 Show will tee off... 2014 Sat, 26 Jan 2013 18:38:50 +0000 john.holmes 26959 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise PGA Show leaves exhibitors, attendees enthused http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/pga-show-leaves-exhibitors-attendees-enthused ORLANDO, Fla. -- Paving a productive, positive path for the golf industry in 2013, the PGA Merchandise Show concludes its 60th anniversary celebration today with a third round of product presentations, equipment testing, buying, selling, Golf 2.0 discussions, networking and special events designed... 2013 Sat, 26 Jan 2013 18:30:46 +0000 john.holmes 26957 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise Products you don't know, but likely will soon http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/products-you-dont-know-likely-will-soon By John Kim, PGA.com Coordinating Producer ORLANDO, Fla. -- Coming out of the PGA Merchadise Show, golfers are going to hear/read many things about Titleist, Nike, TaylorMade, Cobra, Callaway, etc. I can save you a little bit of time. They are awesome. Tremendous. Their products are innovative and... 2013 Fri, 25 Jan 2013 22:40:16 +0000 john.holmes 26759 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise Specialty pavilions feature fitness, travel, more http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/specialty-pavilions-feature-fitness-travel-more ORLANDO, Fla. -- From the new FIT to W.I.N. Pavilion, to the expanded Golf Travel Pavilion, New Product Zone, the Indoor Demo Days-Equipment Test Center, the International Clubmakers Guild Connection Center, and Inventor's Spotlight, to the Fashion Showcase & Networking Lounge and NGCOA... 2013 Fri, 25 Jan 2013 16:57:34 +0000 john.holmes 26747 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise Top apparel brands offer new tech fabrics, colors http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/top-apparel-brands-offer-new-tech-fabrics-colors ORLANDO, Fla. -- Lighter weights, expanded layering items, bright colorations and advanced tech fabrics continue to trend in golf apparel for fall 2013, characterizing the offerings from some of the industry's leading manufacturers. One example is FJ Apparel, whose summer/fall collection is a... 2013 Fri, 25 Jan 2013 16:50:15 +0000 john.holmes 26745 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise PGA Merchandise Show begins with focus on growing the game http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/pga-merchandise-show-begins-focus-growing-game ORLANDO, Fla. -- The first day of the 2013 PGA Merchandise Show combined a nostalgic look back at the first 60 years of the PGA Show with a focus on the products and programs geared toward keeping golf strong in the decades to come. Thousands of PGA Professionals and golf industry insiders filled... 2013 Fri, 25 Jan 2013 16:42:20 +0000 john.holmes 26743 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise Eubanks: Optimism abounds at PGA Show http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/eubanks-optimism-abounds-pga-show ORLANDO, Fla. -- The analogies were telling. One professional walking the floor of the PGA Merchandise Show on Thursday said, “This reminds me of a science fair,” while another likened it to a Las Vegas production. Both descriptions were accurate depending on what end of the... 2013 Thu, 24 Jan 2013 22:33:14 +0000 john.holmes 26247 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise Top equipment brands launch new product lines http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/top-equipment-brands-launch-new-product-lines ORLANDO, Fla. -- An all-star lineup of golf's leading equipment companies is introducing a variety of new products at the 60th PGA Merchandise Show today through Saturday. Callaway, Titleist, TaylorMade, Ping, Cobra, Nike and Bridgestone are joined by Mizuno, Yonex, Wilson, Adams, Cleveland,... 2013 Thu, 24 Jan 2013 20:36:21 +0000 john.holmes 26235 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise PGA of America 2013 media roundtable transcript http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/pga-america-2013-media-roundtable-transcript PETE BEVACQUA (PGA of America CEO):  I'm obviously thrilled to be here today.  I know many of you around the table and I know Ted is going to give some opening remarks. At kind of the day 70 mark, I think my biggest accomplishment so far is certainly the leadership team on the staff... 2013 Thu, 24 Jan 2013 19:39:30 +0000 john.holmes 26231 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise More than 1,000 companies tee off PGA Show http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/more-1000-companies-tee-pga-show ORLANDO, Fla. -- PGA of America President Ted Bishop and Davis Love III will officially open the 60th PGA Merchandise Show this morning, teeing up an exciting three days of action for an expected 40,000-plus attendees at the Orange County Convention Center. All 50 U.S. states and 80 countries will... 2013 Thu, 24 Jan 2013 12:55:23 +0000 john.holmes 26237 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise Outdoor Demo Day focuses on testing, teaching http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/outdoor-demo-day-focuses-testing-teaching ORLANDO, Fla. -- The PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day included a new twist Wednesday at Orange County National Golf Center and Lodge in Winter Garden, Fla. As per tradition, the 11th Demo Day provided PGA Professionals, golf retailers and industry leaders with a golden opportunity to test and evaluate the... 2013 Thu, 24 Jan 2013 00:58:26 +0000 john.holmes 26239 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise Demo Day a dream come true for every golfer http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/demo-day-dream-come-true-every-golfer   ORLANDO -- In a city where amusement and hospitality are the main economic drivers -- a place where even the McDonald’s looks like a theme park ride -- the PGA Demo Day fit right in. The spectacle at Orange County National Golf Club on Wednesday was like a golfer’s dreamland, a... 2013 Wed, 23 Jan 2013 22:54:48 +0000 jbyrwa 25699 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise PGA kicks off 12th Annual Jobs in Golf Month http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/pga-kicks-12th-annual-jobs-golf-month PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – As the national job market continues to show signs of recovery, The PGA of America’s 12th Annual Jobs in Golf Month - which highlights online employment resource tools and a breadth of jobs within the $68 billion industry - will kick off in conjunction with... 2013 Wed, 23 Jan 2013 20:02:37 +0000 john.holmes 25693 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise PGA Professionals to provide free instruction with PGA Golf Tips Hotline 2.0 http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/pga-professionals-provide-free-instruction-pga-golf-tips-hotline-20 As part of the 2013 PGA Merchandise Show, The PGA of America is once again offering golfers everywhere the chance to receive expert online instruction from a PGA Professional via the PGA Golf Tips Hotline 2.0. On Thursday, golfers everywhere will have the unique opportunity to submit... 2013 Wed, 23 Jan 2013 19:43:25 +0000 jbyrwa 25689 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise Bowden, Hallett impart wise words at PGA Teaching and Coaching Summit http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/bowden-hallett-impart-wise-words-pga-teaching-and-coaching-summit “A coach is more than physical, more than golf. A great coach is all about trust. I call Joe about a lot of things that have absolutely nothing to do with golf.” That nugget came from LPGA Player of the Year Stacy Lewis late Tuesday afternoon at the 13th PGA Teaching & Coaching... 2013 Wed, 23 Jan 2013 12:14:27 +0000 jbyrwa 25683 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise PGA Merchandise Show: From humble beginnings to industry powerhouse http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/pga-merchandise-show-humble-beginnings-industry-powerhouse   It started in a parking lot when Eisenhower was president. Back in 1954, a time when Arnold Palmer was a paint salesman with an eye on playing in the U.S. Amateur, and only 55 percent of American households had a television, a handful of club, ball, and apparel manufacturers congregated in... 2013 Tue, 22 Jan 2013 16:04:54 +0000 jbyrwa 25643 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise Davis Love III to open PGA Show with ceremonial first shot http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/davis-love-iii-open-pga-show-ceremonial-first-shot PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Davis Love III, the 2012 U.S. Ryder Cup Captain and winner of the 1997 PGA Championship, will join PGA of America Officials in the grand opening of the 60th Anniversary of the global golf industry's PGA Merchandise Show, January 24-26, 2013, in Orlando, Fla. Love... 2013 Thu, 17 Jan 2013 20:24:17 +0000 jbyrwa 25167 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise PGA.com to provide exclusive coverage of PGA Show http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/pgacom-provide-exclusive-coverage-pga-show PGA.com will provide exclusive, wall-to-wall coverage of the 2013 PGA Merchandise Show at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. Along with all the PGA Show news you need, PGA.com will have video crews on site highlighting the new equipment and accessories that are making noise at the... 2013 Wed, 16 Jan 2013 18:53:13 +0000 jbyrwa 25161 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise For companies big and small, it's critical to be seen at the PGA Show http://www.pga.com/merchandise/news/companies-big-and-small-its-critical-be-seen-pga-show The 2013 PGA Merchandise Show at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., is set to take place Jan. 24-26. The 60th anniversary of the world's largest golf business exhibition will feature more than 1,100 interactive exhibits by leading golf companies and brands, more than 41,000... 2013 Wed, 16 Jan 2013 15:33:59 +0000 jbyrwa 25159 at http://www.pga.com/merchandise