Strong showing of apparel brands and equipment companies at PGA Expo

By
The PGA of America

Series: PGA

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- The 2013 PGA Expo, Aug. 19-21, in Las Vegas, Nevada, will host a record number of equipment companies, led by PING and Callaway, along with all of the best names in golf apparel and accessories, plus a concentration on golf technology products and services among the more than 200 golf-related vendors at the annual industry marketplace. Influential PGA Professionals and golf buyers from across the United States and more than 15 countries are making plans to attend the PGA Expo at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino to source the newest merchandise, test the latest equipment, attend educational seminars and participate in peer-to-peer professional networking.

The biggest names in golf equipment manufacturing including Callaway Golf, PING, COBRA PUMA GOLF, Nike Golf, TaylorMade Golf and Wilson Golf among others will showcase their newest equipment. Nearly 100 golf and resort lifestyle apparel brands will feature their newest collections, while a concentration of golf technology products and service providers will exhibit and demonstrate on the Show floor and in a new "Tech Talk" series on the event main stage. 

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The caliber of participating vendors and professional programming has attracted PGA Professionals and buyers from top golf clubs, resorts and retail facilities including Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, Congressional Country Club, Haggin Oaks, Kiawah Island Golf Resort, Medinah Country Club, Pinehurst Resort, The Broadmoor, Torrey Pines, Dick's Sporting Goods, GolfSmith, PGA Tour Superstores, Play It Again Sports and The Golf Warehouse among others. 

"This is the strongest showing of equipment companies at the PGA Expo in recent years and in combination with a powerhouse representation of the best in golf fashion, plus technology providers and diverse golf-related products and services, the marketplace is ripe with opportunities to grow business," said PGA Golf Exhibitions Senior Vice President and General Manager Ed Several. "We are very pleased that the collection of vendors and professional programming has attracted many of the most influential PGA Professionals and retailers and look forward to providing a business setting for the industry to build business, improve teaching practices and grow the game."

Prominent vendors: 

Equipment/Technology:
Callaway Golf
COBRA
Ernest Sports
FlightScope
Foresight Sports
Full Swing
Nike Golf
PING
SKLZ
TaylorMade Golf
Trackman
Wilson Golf

Apparel:  
adidas Golf
AHEAD
Antigua
Ashworth
Bermuda Sands
Bobby Jones
Brooks Brothers
Donald Ross Sportswear
Callway Golf Apparel
Cutter & Buck
Dunning Golf
Ecco
EP Pro
Fairway & Greene
Gear for Sports
Greg Norman Collection
Hugo Boss
PING Apparel
PGA Authentic
Pukka Inc
PUMA
Straight Down
Tom Morris International
Travis Matthew
Under Armour
Zero Restriction

Products/Services:
CHAMP/MacNeill Engingeering
Club Glove/West Coast Trends Inc
Daphnes Headcovers
Easy Picker Golf Products
EZLinks Golf
Golf Genius Software
Navika
Ship Sticks
St. Andrews Products
Sterling Cut Glass Co Inc
Yamaha Golf-Car Company

About PGA Professionals & Buyers at the PGA Expo:
PGA Professionals and buyers from top clubs, resorts and retail facilities are making plans to attend the PGA Expo including:
Resorts: Arizona Biltmore; Bandon Dunes Golf Resort; The Boulders; Caesars Entertainment; Fairmont Hotels & Resorts; Golden Nugget Las Vegas; Horseshoe Bay Resort; Indian Canyons Golf Resort; Indian Wells Golf Resort; JW Marriott Wildfire Golf Club; Kah Nee Ta Resort & Spa, Kiawah Island Golf Resort; Marriott Sawgrass; MGM Resorts International; Pebble Beach; PGA Village, Pinehurst Resort; The Broadmoor; Torrey Pines; Wynn Golf Club 
Management Companies: American Golf; Century Golf Partners/Management; Fox Golf Management; KemperSports; OB Sports; Troon Golf; Legendary Golf Management; USGA
 
On-Course Shops: Austin Country Club; Bel-Air Country Club; Big Canyon Country Club; Big Horn Country Club; Brentwood Country Club; Cascata; Congressional Country Club; Coronado Golf Course; Del Mar Country Club; Desert Mountain Club; Escena Golf Club; Fallen Oak, Grayhawk Golf Club; Haggin Oaks, Las Vegas National Golf Club; Medinah Country Club; PGA West; Rancho La Quinta Country Club; Red Rock Country Club; Santa Barbara GC; Southern Highlands; The Club at Las Campanas; The Los Angeles Country Club; The Madison Club; The Mirabel Club; The Olympic Club; Talking Stick; The Quarry; The Polo Club of Boca Raton; Toscana Country Club; TPC Las Vegas; TPC Summerlin; Troon – Classic Club; Walters – Bali Hai; Royal Links; Wolf Creek & Paradise Canyon
 
Off-Course Shops; Amazon Services; Austad’s Golf; Dallas Golf; Dick’s Sporting Goods/Golf Galaxy Golf Headquarters;; Golftec Headquarters; Korman Sports; Las Vegas Golf & Tennis, Lumpy’s Golf; Pete Carlson Golf & Tennis, PGA Tour Superstore; Play It Again Sports; The Golf Warehouse/TGW
International: Troon – Costa Baja, Mexico; Honolulu Country Club; Kapalua – Hawaii; Ko Olina; Malaysia, Waialae Country Club