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PGA Buying and Education Summit provides early ordering access to spring 2023 collections in Las Vegas, July 11-12, 2022

Top brands and buyers come together for mid-season Summit offering business, education, career and social networking programs

FRISCO, Texas (July 6, 2022) – The 2022 PGA Show Buying & Education Summit, July 11-12 at the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa, will welcome influential PGA Professionals and golf buyers to preview the latest inno­vations and trends from 50 top apparel, accessories and golf lifestyle companies, while offering one of the first opportunities to place orders for new 2023 spring lines.

The two-day event features open ballroom exhibits and preset One2One buyer appointments, a PGA Education Conference, Southwest PGA Section Meeting, new Golf Industry Careers Program, welcome networking reception and a nighttime Southwest PGA Section Par-3 Shootout ($2,500 minimum purse) and Putting Contest at Angel Park Golf Course. Event details, complimentary industry registration and education conference enrollment remain available at

“We look forward to welcoming top brands and buyers to this year’s PGA Buying & Education Summit in Las Vegas,” said PGA Golf Exhibitions Industry Vice President Marc Simon. “With business and career-building events during the day and networking events at night, the Summit offers an effective and enjoyable two-day agenda during golf’s mid-season.”

Bald Head Blues
Biion Footwear
Callaway Apparel
Columbia Golf
Dormie Workshop
Duca del Cosma
Fair Liar
Flag & Anthem
Fury Athletix LLC
G Lifestyle
Greg Norman Collection
Horn Legend
Hot Girls Pearls
J.I.M. Imports (Danini)
Jane Fifteen Thirty
Johnston & Murphy
Kenny Flowers
Lucky Soap
Mizzen + Main
Original Penguin Golf
Pac Golf
Palm Golf
Proud 90 Golf
Pukka Inc
Robert Graham
SanSoleil. UV 50 Apparel
Scales Gear
Scheyden Precision Eyewear/ ClubGlove
Stix Golf Co
Swet Tailor
tasc Performance
TRUE linkswear
Under Armour
Vintage Coin Concepts
Yatta Golf

American Golf Corporation
Anthem Country Club
Bear's Best Las Vegas
Big Canyon Country Club
Bighorn Pro Shop
Blackhawk Country Club
Brentwood Country Club
Briarwood Country Club
Catalina Golf and Tennis
Chaparral Country Club
CotoDeCaza Golf & Racquet
Country Club at Woodmore
Desert Horizons Country Club
Desert Mountain
Diamante Cabo San Lucas
El Rio Golf Club
Haggin Oaks
Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort
Indian Canyons Golf Resort
La Quinta Country Club
Nevada Bob's Golf
Palm Royale Country Club
Pete Carlson’s Golf and Tennis
PGA West
Pinehurst Resort
Rancho Bernardo Inn
Richmond Country Club
Riverside Country Club
Rochelle Ranch
Sandals & Beaches Resorts
Santa Ana Country Club
Silverleaf Club
Southern Highlands Golf Club
Terravita Golf Club
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
The Las Vegas Country Club
The Los Angeles Country Club
The Mid Ocean Club
TPC Las Vegas

While merchandise line showings and education sessions are the main focus of the Summit, the event delivers additional value with multiple career and networking events in collaboration with PGA of America Career Services, the Southwest PGA Section, Association of Golf Merchandisers (AGM) and the National Golf Sales Representatives Association (NGSA).

As of 7/6/2022 | All Times PT | Subject to Change |

Invitation-only One2One additional schedule here
Sunday, July 10
5 – 7 p.m.: AGM Networking Reception – JW Marriott, Cascade Ballroom - Palm Tower

Monday, July 11
8 – 9:30 a.m.: Southwest PGA Section Town Hall – JW Marriott, Marquis 5 Room
10 a.m. – noon: PGA Education Sessions – JW Marriott, Marquis 5 Room

  • 10 – 11 a.m. – From Burnout to Balance in 12 Weeks
  • 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. – Essential Elements to Enhance Your Value and Overall Business Impact

11 a.m.  – 5:30 p.m.: Golf Industry Careers Program – JW Marriott, Marquis 4 Room
noon – 6 p.m.: Open Ballroom ExhibitsJW Marriott, Grand Ballroom

3 – 5:30 p.m.: PGA Education Sessions – JW Marriott, Marquis 5 Room

  • 3 – 4 p.m. – Recruiting and Retention in Today's Challenging Labor Market
  • 4 – 5 p.m. – Player Engagement Strategies to Retain and Activate Golfers

6 – 8 p.m.: Welcome Reception – JW Marriott, Cascade Ballroom - Palm Tower
8 p.m.: Southwest PGA Section Par-3 Shootout & Putting Contest – Angel Park Golf Club

Tuesday, July 12
8 – 8:45 a.m.: AGM Industry Trends Panel Discussion – JW Marriott, Marquis 5 Room
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Open Ballroom ExhibitsJW Marriott, Grand Ballroom
1 – 3 p.m.: PGA Education Sessions presented by AGM – JW Marriott, Marquis 5 Room

  • 1 – 2 p.m. – Planning for Uncertainty to Win at Retail in 2022 and Beyond
  • 2 – 3 p.m. – No Longer Business as Usual – The Psychology of Price & Markdown Strategies

The PGA Buying & Education Summit, open to golf industry professionals, offers no-cost registration for Summit exhibitor line showings, networking events and the Golf Industry Careers Program. PGA Professionals can earn a total of 8 MSR credits by participating in the event and six national-level education workshops. Additional paid registration is required for education workshops ($50 total for all six workshops) and for the Par-3 Shootout featuring a minimum $2,500 purse. The Southwest PGA Section Town Hall is open to Section Members registered for the Summit.

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