Attendance included more than 7,500 PGA Professionals among nearly 40,000 golf industry professionals. The more than 1,000 exhibiting golf companies and brands included more than 200 companies that were new to this year’s show. Show highlights included awards in the first Global Golf Innovation Competition and for the Best New Product, Inventor’s Spotlight, and Buyers…
Held in conjunction with the Merchandise Show from January 23-25 in Orlando, Fla., the conference will bring together racquet and paddle sports brands, professionals and industry leaders. As the 2019 PGA Show approached, it was also announced that the National Golf Course Owners Association will co-locate its annual Golf Business Conference with the Merchandise Show,…
The Orlando, Fla., course features new holes, greens and reconfigured bunkers. Some holes on the front nine were eliminated and replaced with longer combination holes. Another hole now plays alongside a lake instead of over it.
The 170-acre Orlando property is being sold by Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp., to “increase value for shareholders.” Marriott will continue to operate the golf course for about a year as the new owners, AG-RW Grande Pines LLC, perform due diligence on the property, with possible residential and retail development plans.
The event, which is presented in partnership with John Deere, will conclude the conference at the 2014 Golf Industry Show in Orlando on February 6. The new GCSAA Board of Directors will be introduced and the winner of the GCSAA Collegiate Turf Bowl will be presented at the event as well.
Members of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America can now register for the 2014 Golf Industry Show, held February 1-6 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Non-members can register beginning November 19, and additional information is available at golfindustryshow.com.
In conjunction with Orlando-based hospitality industry leaders, the event will introduce attendees to the many benefits of the game through Get Golf Ready, which will include five lessons that concentrate on the skills necessary to play the game. Attendees will consist of a network of hospitality and meeting planners, and the event will be held at the World of Whirlpool in Chicago on August 28.
Friday events rescheduled for next February’s show in Orlando, following participant feedback.