Palm Beach Gardens, United States: Diverse education opportunities within multiple learning environments are available to PGA professionals and industry executives attending the 2015 PGA Merchandise Show.
Outdoor instructional workshops, daily keynote sessions, certification programmes and classroom seminars create a comprehensive educational calendar at the 62nd PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando from January 20-23.
The daily keynote education sessions begin each conference day and feature presentations by Jeff Fromm, a millennial marketing expert; Todd Anderson, renowned PGA instructor; and Dr Paul Schempp, a well-regarded authority on achieving excellence.
The keynote sessions lead a schedule of more than 40 classroom seminars during PGA Show days at the Orange County Convention Centre.
Additionally, PGA professionals Mike Malaska and Stan Utley, along with PGA/LPGA professional Nancy Quarcelino, renowned instructor Dr Jim Suttie and sports medicine expert Dr Tom LaFountain will present one-hour outdoor golf instructional workshops during the PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day on January 20, at the Orange County National Golf Centre and Lodge in Winter Garden.
Also on January 20, the PGA of America will offer a jump start session for the CPP Player Development certification and FlightScope will present a condensed FlightScope Academy programme.
“Among the many valuable offerings during the PGA Merchandise Show is the PGA Education Conference where the industry’s foremost experts will provide strategies and hands-on learning opportunities to immediately impact the grassroots business of golf,” said PGA of America Senior Director of Education and Employment Dawes Marlatt.
“We are pleased to enhance the offerings this year to include daily keynote sessions in addition to the outdoor workshops, classroom sessions and certification programmes. All of these are offered in single session, daily or full conference options to allow the education calendar to meet the budgetary and schedule needs of PGA Show attendees.”