2015 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience

PGA Fashion & Demo Experience
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More than 200 companies showcased the hottest trends in apparel and accessories, along with new equipment and technology, at the PGA Fashion & Demo Experience.

Series: PGA

Published: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 | 6:59 p.m.
 
2015 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience
August 17-19, 2015
The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino
Las Vegas, Nevada
 
Event Synopsis: Similar to the annual PGA Merchandise Show, the PGA Fashion & Demo Experience is a West Coast golf merchandising, product testing and professional education event exclusively for golf industry professionals and golf lifestyle apparel retailers. In addition to product introductions 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 event is organized by the PGA of America and PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions. 
 
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Ken Van Vechten is in Las Vegas to check out all the happenings at the PGA Fashion & Demo Experience. He spent Wednesday indoors at the Venetian, checking out out new and exciting golf apparel from Chase 54, Sunice, Chip Shot Golf, Antigua and more.
 
We caught up with PGA of America Vice President Paul Levy, who discussed the growth of PGA Fashion & Demo Experience, the contrast between this event and the PGA Merchandise Show, and more. 
 
Ken Van Vechten is in Las Vegas to check out all the happenings at the PGA Fashion & Demo Experience. He spent Tuesday indoors at the Venetian, checking out out new and exciting equipment and accessories from Club Glove, Skechers, Champ, Ecco and more.
 
Thousands of PGA Professionals, golf buyers, manufacturers and industry leaders are in Las Vegas for Day 2. Events for Tuesday include exhibits and demonstrations by more than 200 companies and brands; exhibitor special events, contests and guest appearances; the PGA Fashion & Demo Experience Live Fashion Show featuring 17 top golf designers; and the Opening Night Reception on the Show floor.
 
Ken Van Vechten is in Las Vegas to check out all the happenings at the PGA Fashion & Demo Experience. He spent Monday at the Outdoor Demo Experience, checking out new and exciting equipment and accessories from Ping, Wilson Golf, Fourteen and more.
 

PREVIEW COVERAGE
PGA Outdoor Demo Experience kicks off 2015 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience
Thousands of PGA Professionals, golf buyers, manufacturers and industry leaders are gathering starting today for the 2015 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience, Aug. 17-19, at Cascata Golf Club and The Venetian in Las Vegas.  Events include a Pro-Pro Tournament, PGA Outdoor Demo Experience, a short-game instructional workshop, plus live entertainment and barbecue.

The PGA of America and PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions announced  a multi-year participation agreement with Under Armour to exhibit at the annual PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando and the PGA Fashion & Demo Experience in Las Vegas through 2018.  The global performance brand will provide attending PGA Professionals, retailers and industry leaders with an exclusive preview of the innovative Under Armour golf collections for the upcoming seasons.
 
Market leaders, industry veterans and fresh new faces in golf and resort apparel and accessories will introduce their newest Spring/Summer 2016 collections. Nearly 150 apparel and accessory companies join golf equipment and technology companies on the Show floor to provide a comprehensive golf merchandise sourcing event. 
 
The 2015 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience 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.
 
Some of the game's biggest and most innovative equipment and technology companies will demonstrate their newest products and services on Aug. 17 at Cascata Golf Club. The full day of events will include a Pro-Pro tournament, short-game instructional workshop, new equipment and technology testing, an indoor golf product marketplace, industry networking, special events, contests/prizes, live music and a barbeque.
 
PGA Professionals and golf industry professionals attending the 2015 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience will benefit from a comprehensive PGA Education Conference featuring certification programs, an outdoor instructional workshop, more than twenty classroom seminars, a full-day player development workshop and a special keynote session by David Donatucci.
 
The 2015 Pro-Pro Tournament, set for Aug. 17 at Cascata Golf Club in Boulder City, Nevada, offers a $20,000 purse and a first-place prize of $5,000 to the winning team.  The field is limited to 50 two-person teams in a four-ball stroke play format beginning with a 9:00 a.m. shotgun start.