New Golf Facility Innovation Center Greets Attendees at PGA Show Main Entrance

An all-new, 2,500-square-foot Golf Facility Innovation Center, featuring PepsiCo, will greet 2019 PGA Merchandise Show attendees as they enter the PGA Show floor through the central lobby at the Orange County Convention Center. The Golf Facility Innovation Center will feature the latest technologies, trends, innovations and solutions to enhance customer experience, drive more revenue, and position a golf facility for the future.

Beginning with PepsiCo, a Presenting Partner of the PGA of America, several companies will lead interactive demonstrations regarding best practices and golf facility innovations each day within the exhibit, offering fresh ideas and practical approaches to merchandising and product display features.

“With the latest technology-driven, customer-satisfaction strategies at their fingertips, we hope to help PGA Professionals drive additional loyalty, frequency and revenue for their facility at the new Golf Facility Innovation Center, featuring PepsiCo,” notes PGA Merchandise Show Event Vice President Marc Simon.

PepsiCo is sharing details of its national PGA Program, from which PGA Professionals are able to benefit from Golf Retirement Plus incentives and national account fountain pricing.

Constellation Energy is helping facility operators learn about energy efficiency solutions through state-of-the-art technologies and best practices for lighting improvements, building automation and EV charging – all with no upfront capital required.

Hampton Connect is presenting a revolutionary digital management solution to transform how club business is managed. By utilizing Hampton Connect’s Daily Journal, TidBits & Snapshots, facility managers will better understand the overall business finances of the facility and monitor daily cash flow. OpenRounds, an on-demand golf privileges and tee-times platform for private golf clubs and their members, is providing interactive product demonstrations to highlight benefits for PGA Professionals, golf clubs and club members — all while maintaining existing policies and procedures.

Also at the new Golf Facility Innovation Center, SKYiGOLF is showing the latest technology for its $10,000 Hole-In-One to be featured at every SKYiGOLF facility. A video loop captures the golfer’s swing on the tee and the ball as it vanishes into the hole, with the golfer getting a narrated copy of his or her lifetime memory.

Tonal Systems, known as the “World’s Most Intelligent Fitness System,” is a home-based entire gym and personal trainer providing guided workout programs designed to help customers live a stronger, healthier life. Show attendees are able to experience digital weight workouts.

Teesnap is demonstrating how it provides course operators with new opportunities to improve their products, service and marketing by monitoring their customers’ behavior.