Five Things to Know: Friday

  1. LEADBETTER TAKES THE STAGEOne of golf’s all-time great coaches is ready to share his secrets with you! Day 3 of the 2024 PGA Show features a special “Leadbetter Coaching” presentation at 9 a.m. on the PGA of America Industry Stage presented by CapTech. 2017 PGA of America Teacher & Coach of the Year David Leadbetter will hold court, joined onstage by product engineer and business development expert Santiago Mari and Anthony Netto, founder of the Stand Up and Play Foundation. Check it out!
  1. NPZ/IS WINNERS – Winners were announced for the New Product Zone and Inventors Spotlight, and this year’s PGA Show standouts are an eclectic bunch! Be sure to check out the story to see all the winners, then seek them out on the PGA Show Floor.
  1. APPAREL TRENDSThere were nearly 400 new exhibitors at the PGA Show this year, and many were apparel brands, technology providers and accessory vendors. They’re riding the golf boom, and this is a great opportunity to see hundreds of hot new companies under one roof!
  1. COOL STUFF TO SEE ON THE SHOW FLOORThere’s still plenty to see before the PGA Show Floor doors close for another year. Check out this collection of interesting sights from around the OCCC while you still can!
  1. FRISCO PREVIEWGet ready for the next chance to gather as an industry and see top brands from across the golf business this July. The 2024 PGA Buying Summit – Frisco is set for the Omni PGA Frisco Resort and PGA Frisco on July 29-31. Attendees at the Home of the PGA of America will be able to source products and innovations from more than 100 leading golf brands during the three-day summit. We’ll see you there!