Five Things to Know: Friday

• Happy Friday! Today’s a great day to win tickets to the 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits, don’t you think? Take your best shot by participating in the new PGA Merchandise Passport Program today. Pick up your Passport at the registration counters in the central lobby, then complete five of the nine activations and turn your stamped Passport in to a PGA Show information booth by 3 p.m. to be entered to win two tickets to the 2020 Ryder Cup. Good luck!

• Get the edge on helping golfers improve from professionals outside the golf world by catching the “Coaching in the NFL – Keys to Motivating Athletes at All Levels” presentation today at 9 a.m. on the PGA Forum Stage presented by OMEGA. NFL Coach Jim Caldwell and ex-player Tracy Porter will share what they’ve learned in a lifetime of competitive sport to help you take the next step as a coach. Huddle up!

• It isn’t too late to get your fitness fix by attending some presentations at the Golf Fitness, Wellness & Instruction Stage, located adjacent to the TPI and Life Fitness booths in the 1500 aisle. Today’s schedule includes six presentations starting at 9:15 a.m. that can help you get better at making your golfers healthier and happier.

• The PGA Forum Stage will host a presentation on Coaching & Mentoring College-Age Players at 10 a.m. The panel will include PGA Professional Frank Darby, Trey Jones and Conrad Ray, and be moderated by Carl Paulson. If you’re a college coach or just want to know more about getting through to students in that age range, be sure to study this session.

• The world is watching (and listening to) this week’s PGA Merchandise Show thanks to the ongoing efforts of Golf Channel, SiriusXM, CBS Sports Digital. No previous PGA Merchandise Show has had as many hours of live coverage as the 2020 PGA Show, with viewers and listeners around the world able to get a direct connection to all the happenings in Orlando through TV, radio and streaming services. All three outlets will continue to broadcast live and tape additional content today, including Golf Channel “Morning Drive Live” being shot at booth 2873. Check it out and get a behind-the-scenes look at live TV in person.