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PGA Show Connects Spring Kick-Off features fresh marketplace and industry sessions, April 14, 2021

Event details and registration at

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (April 12, 2021) –The PGA Show Connects Spring Kick-Off, held online April 14, 2021, at, will present a fresh marketplace of nearly 50 exhibitors offering more than 360 new products, and the opportunity to learn new retail and clubfitting insights from industry experts.

PGA Show Connects is the golf industry’s 365-digital platform extension of the PGA Merchandise Show and will provide regular digital events and educational offerings leading up to the in-person 2022 PGA Merchandise Show, Jan. 25-28, 2022. Access and login information remains the same for previously registered Virtual PGA Show attendees. New PGA Professional and industry registration is also available at no cost.

PGA Show Connects Spring Kick-Off education sessions will be presented from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (ET) and exhibitor product showings and demonstrations from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. (ET). A comprehensive marketplace of new and returning exhibitors and industry networking programs also will be available. Industry registration is required to access the virtual event platform.

Participating PGA Show Connects Spring Kick-Off Companies

AIG Retirement Services
Boca Golf/Pretty Cases
Boston Scott Golf
Bridgestone Golf
Callaway Golf Company
Club Caddie System
Club Car
Cobra Puma Golf
Donald Ross Sportswear
DPP Golf
Dunning Golf
Easy Picker Golf Products
Foresight Sports
Full Swing
Full Turn Custom Apparel
Glenmuir/Sunderland distributed by MKRAK
Green Energy Battery Co.
Greg Norman Collection
In The Sand Golf
Le Club Original
Links Drinks
Moonshine Golf
Red Belly Active
Shinola Detroit
Srixon/Cleveland Golf/XXIO
Sterling Cut Glass
Thrasher Golf

PGA Show Connects Spring Kick-Off Education Schedule

(all programs presented Eastern Standard Time (EST))

11 a.m. – 11:40 a.m.: Ten Visual Keys You Can Implement Today, presented by the Association of Golf Merchandisers

  • Tracy Moffat, AGM Past President, AGM Education Team

12 p.m. – 12:40 p.m.: Best Practices to Support Digital Merchandising, Selling and Buying with RepSpark, a B2B e-commerce solution

  • Moderated Tracy Moffat AGM Past President, AGM Education Team
  • Brendan McHugh, VP Sales, East Coast, Summit Golf Brands
  • Susan Shade, Vice President Sales-Golf, Greg Norman Collection
  • Mark Thush, Director of Retail, Desert Mountain Club; 
  • Meghann Butcher, Co-Founder and President of RepSpark

1 p.m. – 1:40 p.m.: Crash Course in Understanding MOI and CG of 2021 Equipment, presented by GOLFTEC

  • Nick Clearwater, PGA, Vice President of Instruction, GOLFTEC

PGA of America MSR credits can be earned by PGA Professionals participating in PGA Show Connects education sessions. Similar to the 2021 Virtual PGA Show education sessions, the spring event education sessions will also be available on demand following the event.
PGA Show Connects is the golf industry’s 365-digital platform extension of the PGA Merchandise Show and designed to keep the industry connected and growing business year-round. Golf industry registration is complimentary at  All registrants have access to numerous on-demand industry presentations including PGA education programs, equipment education sessions by leading brands, Content of the Day sessions hosted by exhibitors and golf manufacturer special events. PGA Show Connects users also can continually access fresh exhibitor, product and brand directories. Buyers can browse and shop the digital catalogs of various exhibitors, many with e-commerce functionality in their virtual showrooms, powered by RepSpark.

Callaway Golf, FootJoy and Titleist are Platinum Sponsors and Cobra PUMA Golf is a Gold Sponsor of the PGA Show Connects digital platform.

The PGA Merchandise Show, organized in partnership by Reed Exhibitions and the PGA of America, has been the largest annual global summit for the business of golf for more than 65 years, and will next take place in Orlando, Jan. 25 – 28, 2022. Learn more at and follow us on TwitterInstagram and Facebook.

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