Five Things to Know: Friday

  • The 66th PGA Merchandise Show comes to a close today at 3 p.m. Education Conference sessions begin at 7:30 a.m. and end at noon, while exhibit hall doors open again at 8:30 a.m.
  • Golf Fitness, Wellness & Instruction stage presentations kick off at 9:15 a.m., with “Bridging the Performance Gap from Assessment of Dysfunction” by Mitch Sadowski, the golf fitness director for Lake Nona Golf & Country Club.
  • Have you visited the Equipment Test Center sponsored by Insane Impact yet? In addition to a bevy of hitting bays where attendees can test the latest equipment lines, there’s also an Equipment Test Center Putting Green to try out new putters from participating exhibitors.

  • Mark your calendars! The 2019 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience is scheduled for Aug. 14-16 in Las Vegas. Demo Experience at Topgolf – Las Vegas and the Live Fashion Show are highlights you won’t want to miss. More information and pre-registration details at
  • Thanks to all PGA Show attendees for a great week and safe travels home! One year from now, the golf industry will be back here at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, for the 2020 PGA Merchandise Show, Jan. 22-24.