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15th PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day is set for Jan. 24, 2017

By The PGA of America
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PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Hands-on testing of the latest equipment and technology by golf’s best brands, an exclusive preview of accessories and training aids plus instructional workshops by top golf teachers will highlight the 15th PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day, on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, at the 42-acre practice facility of the Orange County National Golf Center and Lodge (OCN), in Winter Garden, Florida.

Thousands of PGA Professionals and invited golf industry professionals will preview the newest equipment, training aids and accessories from more than 100 top golf companies to create the world’s largest professional golf demo event. Throughout the day, golf teachers will be able to learn from some of the best in their field, when renowned PGA members and instructors David Leadbetter and 2011 PGA Teacher of the Year Mike Malaska present hands-on instructional workshops. Additionally, John Holmes, president of Atlas Turf, will conduct a workshop on turf playability, while GolfTEC will present a workshop on instruction technology.

Top Golf Brands Participating

The 2017 PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day will feature more than 100 top golf equipment, training aids, performance wear and golf accessory companies within more than 200 hitting bays, practice greens and the vendor village at OCN.

A full, frequently updated list of participating brands can be found at PGAShow.com

Thousands of PGA Professionals, retailers, industry professionals and media traditionally attend the PGA Show Demo Day’s packed schedule of manufacturer special events and demonstrations, along with PGA TOUR and LPGA TOUR player appearances. The PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day is open exclusively to registered PGA Professionals and media from 9 a.m. to noon, with invited retailers and golf industry professionals joining the event until closing at 5 p.m. Instructional workshop registration is limited due to seating capacity and available to all registered attendees on a space available basis at PGAShow.com.

PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day is produced by PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions and PGA Magazine and presented by Fujilkura, ToughLie 360, Wittek Golf Supply and Yamaha Golf Car Company. Exclusive product partners include Back9Beverages/Swing Oil (registration), CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering (tee), FlightScope (registration), Major Series of Putting (registration) and Pukka (headwear). PGA Professionals will receive four MSR credits for attending the PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day.

About PGA Merchandise Show:

The 64th PGA Merchandise Show, held Jan. 24-27, 2017, in Orlando, will welcome some 1,000 top golf companies and brands and more than 40,000 industry professionals from around the world to the industry’s annual global summit for the business of golf.

The PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day, the world’s largest professional golf testing event, will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the Orange County National Golf Center.

During PGA Show days, Jan. 25-27, at the Orange County Convention Center, PGA Professionals, retailers and industry leaders will uncover the latest trends, source the newest golf merchandise, test the latest equipment, learn proven business best practices, network among peers and move forward the business of the game. The PGA Merchandise Show, the MAJOR of Golf Business, is a trade-only event, not open to the public. 

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