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August 1, 2017

Golf’s Top Brands & Buyers Make Plans to Participate in the 2017 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (August 1, 2017) —A strong combination of market leaders, established manufacturers, industry newcomers, prominent PGA Professional retailers and off-course influential buyers are making plans to preview and source the newest fashions, test the latest equipment and technology, and learn from industry experts at the 2017 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience, Aug. 14-16, in Las Vegas.

The annual three-day industry gathering, coinciding with Las Vegas Fashion Week and multiple fashion trade shows, features comprehensive golf merchandise sourcing from nearly 200 participating brands and companies, multiple special events and two new host venues. The PGA Fashion & Demo Experience Pro-Pro Tournament is now at the award-winning TPC Las Vegas, and the New PGA Demo Experience is being held in the climate-controlled setting of Topgolf Las Vegas, the flagship property of the popular franchise.  Additionally, the 2017 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience will once again feature a Live Fashion Show, Industry Networking Reception and a comprehensive Education Conference.

“We are especially pleased with the strong representation of golf’s top brands to build a wide-ranging marketplace featuring the best of equipment, technology, fashion and accessories from our industry,” said PGA Golf Exhibitions Event Director Marc Simon. “The combination of new venues, comprehensive merchandise sourcing, returning popular special events and national level education programs have made the 2017 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience an especially valuable three days of business for attending industry professionals.”

Equipment and Technology Companies
The PGA Demo Experience, in the air-conditioned setting of Topgolf Las Vegas, has attracted participation of top equipment and technology companies to the event on Monday, Aug. 14, from 4 p.m.–8 p.m. The event offers hands-on testing in the Topgolf Level 1 hitting bays, putting demonstrations on a specially-designed putting green in the East Room, and an indoor marketplace in the Central and West Rooms. On Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 15-16, many equipment and technology companies also will be featured on the Show Floor at the PGA Fashion & Demo Experience.

A sampling of the current participating equipment and technology companies at the PGA Fashion & Demo Experience include:
(as of 8/1/17)

Callaway Golf Heavenly Putters Srixon/Cleveland Golf/XXIO
ClubUp HF Golf & Promo Strokes Gained Customs
Cobra Puma Golf INPUTT SkyGolf
Easy Picker Golf Products Miura Golf Swing Catalyst
Eclipse Shading Systems Padcaster TaylorMade Golf
Electric PING Titleist
Ernest Sports Re Tee Tour Edge Golf
Fat Tire Golf Scooter Selfie Golf USA Vega Golf
Flightscope ShoeTips Golf Vertical Groove Golf
Foresight Sports SlotShot Golf Wilson Golf
Full Swing Smart Ideas LLC Yamaha Golf Company
Golf Genius Software SPORTAG …and more

View the full Exhibitor Directory.

Apparel and Accessory Companies
More than 100 golf resort apparel and accessories brands are planning to take advantage of Las Vegas Fashion Week and will introduce the newest golf and resort lifestyle fashion trends, plus the latest accessory collections on the Show Floor, Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 15-16. The main stage and networking lounge on the Show Floor will be transformed for a special evening Live Fashion Show on Tuesday, Aug. 15, at 5:30 p.m. This runway production will showcase many of the latest golf lifestyle collections by the industry’s top designers and will be emceed by Golf Channel Host, Reporter and Writer Bailey Mosier.  An industry networking reception will immediately follow and the Show floor will remain open for business through 7 p.m., to provide a special evening affair for all registered guests.

A sampling of the participating apparel and accessory companies include the following:
(as of 8/1/17)

AHEAD Full Turn Direct *Movêtes
Antigua *Garb Nivo & Sligo
Bradley Allan Greg Norman Collection Peter Millar
B. Draddy Haus of Grey PING Apparel
*Callaway Golf Apparel Imperial Headwear Pukka
Carnoustie J. Lindberg *Skechers
Chase54 Jamie Sadock *Straight Down
Cutter & Buck *Jofit Strike & Cuff
*Daily Sports Johnnie-O *Travis Mathew Apparel
*Denise Cronwall Activewear *Just4Golf *Under Armour
Donald Ross Sportswear Katherine Way Vineyard Vines
Dunning *Kevan Hall Sport *Wellness Interactive
EP New York (EP Pro) Levelwear Zero Restriction
Ecco *LIJA …and more
Fairway & Greene Linksoul/John Ashworth
FJ Marc Joseph New York

*Current Live Fashion Show participating companies
View the full Exhibitor Directory.

Golf Resorts/Destinations, PGA Professionals & Golf Buyers
Influential PGA Professionals and golf buyers are pre-registered to attend the event, as they represent top golf resorts, clubs and retail stores from around the world including:
(as of 8/1/17)

Addison Reserve Ko Olina Golf Club The Broadmoor Hotel
Anchorage Golf Course KSL Resorts The Madison Club
Anthem Country Club La Quinta Country Club The Mirabel Club
Austad’s Golf Las Vegas Country Club The Oasis Golf Club
Bali Hai Golf Club Medinah Country Club The Olympic Club
Bealls Outlet MGM Resorts International The Reserve
Bearpath Golf & Country Club Naples Country Club Topgolf
Bernstein Retail Productions Pebble Beach Company Torrey Pines Golf Course
Dillards Peninsula Golf & Country Club TPC At Summerlin
Edina Country Club PGA West Troon Golf
Four Seasons Resorts Lanai Pinehurst Resort United States Golf Association
Golftec Headquarters Southern Highlands Golf Club Wilshire Country Club
Grayhawk Golf Club Superstition Mountain Golf and CC Wynn Las Vegas
Hyatt Wolfdancer Golf Club Tahoe Mountain Club
JC Resort TGW.Com – The Golf Warehouse

About the PGA Fashion & Demo Experience
The PGA Fashion & Demo Experience, Aug. 14-16, 2017, in Las Vegas, is an annual merchandise sourcing, product testing, industry networking and professional education event, exclusively for golf industry professionals. Event details and registration are available at PGALasVegas.com.