Top Names in Golf to Participate in Next Month’s PGA Fall Expo

PGA of America


Published: Wednesday, July 28, 2010 | 8:34 a.m.

New timing, new location and new programs are driving participation from top brands such as Callaway Golf, Cleveland/Srixon, Cobra-PUMA and PING among some 200 golf vendors, resulting in pre-registration of even more influential golf retailers for 2010 PGA Fall Expo events during Las Vegas Fashion Week, August 16-17, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The PGA Fall Expo Tournaments and Outdoor Demo Day tee off the industry gathering on Monday, August 16, at Revere Golf Club, just minutes off the Las Vegas Strip. PGA Fall Expo exhibition, education and special events, including headline presenter Paul Azinger – captain of the victorious 2008 U.S. Ryder Cup Team, are Tuesday and Wednesday, August 17-18, at The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas.

“It’s exciting to see some of the golf industry’s most respected brands join us in Las Vegas again for the 2010 PGA Fall Expo,” said PGA Golf Exhibitions Group Vice President and General Manager Ed Several. “We have equipment companies such as Callaway Golf, PING, Cobra Golf, Cleveland/Srixon, Tour Edge and many others who will be previewing their latest products. When you combine that with apparel companies like Sport Haley, Greg Norman Collection, Fairway & Greene, Peter Millar, Ahead, PUMA, Imperial, Callaway Apparel, Cutter & Buck PING Apparel, Pukka Headwear, Sunice, LIJA, Tehama & IZOD G, Carnoustie Sportswear, Zero Restriction, Antigua and many other top-notch apparel companies, you have a great show that gives attendees the opportunity to place orders and see everything under one roof.”

PGA Professionals, specialty retailers and buyers will have the opportunity to discover trends and source the latest merchandise, personally test equipment and training aids and attend a full two-day schedule of main stage presentations by designers, top instructors, industry subject experts, golf CEOs and 2008 U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Paul Azinger. Additionally, attendees can participate in the complimentary Education Conference and Career Fair, plus enjoy numerous networking events including multiple golf tournaments and the popular PGA Fall Expo Welcome Reception presented by Elations, held this year at TAO Las Vegas.

With the PGA Fall Expo move to The Venetian Resort at the heart of the apparel industry’s “Fashion Week”, some 100,000 qualified apparel buyers will have access to the PGA Fall Expo in addition to the MAGIC™*, MODA™*, MRket®*, and ACCESSORIES: The Show®* events. Crossover attendance is guaranteed, with PGA Golf Shows research indicating that 60 percent of all apparel-buying PGA Professionals and AGM buyers visited the Fashion Week shows in previous years leading to significant convenience and added value for PGA Fall Expo attendees.

Influential buyers from across the country and overseas represent many of the most recognized facilities and golf retailers making plans to attend. Pre-registered buyers (as of 7-27-10) represent facilities such as:

American Golf
Arnold Palmer Golf
Barton Creek Golf Resort
Bel Air Country Club
Big Canyon Country Club
Bighorn Golf Club
Congressional Country Club
Cordillera Club Properties
David Leadbetter Golf Academy
David Pelz Short Game School
Desert Willow (Kemper Sports)
Dicks/Golf Galaxy
Edina Country Club
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
Golf Town
Golfsmith Int’l Inc.
Grayhawk Golf Club
Haggin Oaks Golf Super Shop
Hillcrest Country Club
Jack Nicklaus Academy
Kaanapali Golf (Billy Casper)
Kiawah Island Golf Resort
Ko Olina Golf Club
KSL Resorts
La Jolla Country Club
Las Vegas Golf & Tennis
Marriott Golf Headquarters
Morton Golf
Nevada Bob’s Golf
OB Sports Golf Management
Pebble Beach
PGA West
Phoenician Golf Club
Pinehurst Resort
Poppy Hills
Quail Lodge Resort & Golf Club
Rancho Santa Fe
Riviera Country Club
Santa Barbara Golf Club
Sedona Golf Resort
Shady Canyon Country Club
Siena Golf Club
Silverstone Golf Club
Southern Highlands
The Boulders Resort
The Bridges Club
The Broadmoor Hotel
The Course at Wente Vineyards
The Revere Golf Club
Torrey Pines Golf Course
Toscana Country Club
TPC at Snoqualmie Ridge
TPC Las Vegas
TPC San Antonio
TPC Summerlin
Troon Golf
Walters Golf
Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
Wynn Golf
and more.