The 2010 PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando Florida starts this week, and the star power is coming out in force. The annual golf industry expo attracts nearly 1000 golf vendors to display their wares, and many enlist the help of PGA & LPGA stars to help with the marketing efforts. The outdoor demo day and main show floor will host several high profile events featuring some of the top pros in the world.
The PGA Equipment Forum Stage at the Orange County Convention Center will host many top PGA teachers, industry leaders and touring pros. Some of the big guns in attendence this year will be Hank Haney, David Leadbetter, Annika Sorenstam and Peter Jacobsen. Additionally, top teachers, touring professionals, trick-shot artists, award-winning PGA Professionals, product designers, long-drive champions, inventors, actors and authors will appear at vendor booths and special events throughout the three-day business event which goes from Thursday, January 28 to Saturday January 30.
With an outdoor demo day at nearby Orange County National on Wednesday January 27, the media and PGA members will also get to try all the new toys before anybody else. Orange County National boasts a huge 42-acre practice facility, and will be host to about 90 golf equipment vendors demonstrating their new products.
To get more information about the special events and high profile guests, visit www.pgashow.com. Currently, the list of attendees includes:
Sean “The Beast” Fister
Intothegrain.com will be at the PGA Show every day this week to speak with vendors and meet with golf industry insiders, fellow bloggers and journalists. Come back every day this week for frequent updates and stories about the show and related products, and check out our facebook fan site for pictures, videos and more throughout the week!
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