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Top names in golf merchandise and retailing will come together at 2015 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience

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PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.  – The 2015 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience, Aug. 17-19, in Las Vegas, is attracting a powerful combination of market leaders, manufacturing veterans, industry newcomers, prominent PGA Professional retailers and off-course influential buyers planning to take advantage of this upscale, comprehensive industry marketplace and professional forum.
 
 
“The best names in golf fashion, equipment and technology providers are creating a PGA Fashion & Demo Experience in Las Vegas that is primed to excite retailers and help grow business,” said PGA Golf Exhibitions Senior Vice President and General Manager Ed Several. “Strong vendor support, complemented by valuable business programming and educational opportunities have attracted many of the most influential PGA Professionals and retailers to Las Vegas and the event should provide an ideal environment for our industry to build business, learn new strategies and share best practices among peers.”
 
Equipment and Technology Companies
Equipment and technology companies will kick off the industry event on Monday, Aug. 17, demonstrating their newest products and services at the PGA Outdoor Demo Experience at Cascata Golf Club, just outside of Las Vegas.  The PGA Outdoor Demo Experience features a full day of golf events including a Pro-Pro tournament, short-game instructional workshop, new equipment and technology testing, industry networking, special events, contests/prizes, live music and a barbeque.  Additionally, equipment and technology companies will return to the Show floor at the PGA Fashion & Demo Experience, Aug. 18-19, to provide retailers with a one-stop, convenient sourcing opportunity of comprehensive golf merchandise in the upscale environment of the Palazzo Ballroom in the Venetian. 
 
Leading equipment and technology companies participating to date include:
 
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Callaway Golf
CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering
Club Glove
Cobra Puma Golf
Ernst Sports
FlightScope
Foresight Sports
Full Swing Golf
Garmin Golf Products
PING
TaylorMade - adidas Golf
Tour Edge Golf
Wilson Golf
 
Apparel and Accessory Companies
On Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 18-19, the hottest fashion trends and newest accessory collections will be showcased for attending PGA Professionals and buyers in the upscale setting of the Palazzo Ballroom of the Venetian. The PGA Fashion & Demo Experience, co-located with multiple Las Vegas Fashion Week trade shows, includes the return of the popular Live Fashion Show.  The Fashion Show, featuring the latest golf lifestyle collections, begins at 5:00 p.m. on Aug. 18, and will be moderated again this year by Golf Channel’s Bailey Mosier. The Opening Night Industry Reception will immediately follow and the Show floor will remain open for business through 7:00 p.m. to provide a special evening affair for all registered guests.
 
The PGA Fashion Experience features more than 150 golf resort apparel and accessories brands including:
 
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Antigua
Bobby Jones
Callaway Apparel*
Carnoustie
Chase54
Chip Shot Kids*
Columbia Golf 
Cutter & Buck*
Daily Sports / Cross Golf USA*
Dominie Luxury*
Donald Ross
Dunning
Ecco
EP Pro
Fairway & Greene
FJ
Full Turn Direct
Greg Norman Collection
Haus of Grey
Jamie Sadock
J. Lindeberg
Kevan Hall Sport*
Line Up Group/San Soleil*
Linksoul John Ashworth & Company
Longball Inc.*
Oxford
Pukka
Skechers
Straight Down Clothing Co.*
Summit Brands
Travis Mathew*
Under Armour*
Zero Restriction
 
*Denotes current Live Fashion Show participating companies
 
Golf Resorts/Destinations, PGA Professionals & Golf Buyers
Influential PGA Professionals and golf buyers are pre-registered to attend the event, as they represent top golf resorts, clubs and retail stores from around the world including:
 
Amazon
American Golf
Anthem Country Club
Bali Hai Golf Club
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort
Bealls
Bernstein Retail Productions
Big Canyon Country Club
BigHorn
Billy Casper Golf Management
Brentwood Country Club of Los Angeles
Broken Sound Club
Classic Club
Cherokee Town & Country Club
Colorado Golf Club
Dallas Golf Co
Desert Mountain Club
Dillard’s
Escena Golf Club
Escondido Golf and Lake Club
Forest Highlands Golf Club
Four Seasons Resort Lanai
GolfTEC
Grayhawk Golf Club
Haggin Oaks
Kiawah Island
Ko Olina Golf Club
Las Vegas Golf and Tennis
Las Vegas National Golf Club 
Legendary Golf Management
Los Caballeros Golf Club
LPGA
Medinah Country Club
Monarch Beach Golf Links
Naples Lakes Country Club
Oak Hill Country Club
OB Sports Golf Management
Omni Tucson National Golf Resort
Palo Verdes Golf Club
Paradies
Pebble Beach Resorts
Peninsula Golf & Country Club
Pete Carlson’s Golf & Tennis
PGA West 
Pinehurst Resort
Quail Lodge and Golf Course
Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club
Red  Rock CC/Arroyo
Riviera Country Club
Ross Stores
Seven Canyons
Seacliff Country Club
Shadow Mountain Golf Club
Southern Highland Golf Club
Stein Mart
Tahoe Mountain Club
tgw.com
The Bridges @ Rancho Santa Fe
The Broadmoor Golf Club
The Club at Las Campanas
The Clubs at St James Plantation
The Lakes Country Club
The Los Angeles Country Club
The Madison Club
The Maxx Group
The Oasis Club
The Polo Club of Boca Raton
TJX Companies
Torrey Pines
Toscana Country Club
TPC Summerlin
Troon Golf
Troon Kapalua Golf
USGA
Whispering Pines Golf Club
Wilshire Country Club
Wildhorse Golf Club
Wolfdancer Golf Club
Wynn Golf Club
About the PGA Fashion & Demo Experience 
The 2015 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience, Aug. 17-19, in Las Vegas, is a golf merchandising, product testing and professional education event, exclusively for golf industry professionals and golf lifestyle apparel retailers.  In addition to product presentations by more than 200 companies and brands, the annual industry event features a Pro-Pro Tournament, Outdoor Demo Day, Live Fashion Show, Industry Reception and Education Conference.  The PGA Outdoor Demo Experience at Cascata Golf Club, Aug. 17, is open 2:00-7:00 p.m.  The PGA Fashion & Demo Experience at the Venetian is open Aug. 18, 8:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m. and Aug. 19, 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.  The event is organized by the PGA of America and PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions. Additional details and registration are available at PGALasVegas.com
 
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