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Full schedule of complimentary golf fitness, wellness & instruction programs featured at the 2024 PGA Show

TPI and Golf Fitness Association of America are presenting sponsors, Life Fitness joins as supporting sponsor

FRISCO, Texas (Jan. 4, 2024) – The Golf Fitness, Wellness & Instruction area of the PGA Show Floor will feature a full schedule of complimentary education sessions among related exhibits during the 2024 PGA Show, Jan. 24– 26, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. TPI and the Golf Fitness Association of America are presenting sponsors with Life Fitness joining as the supporting sponsor of stage programming.

Attending golf industry professionals will gain fitness, wellness and instruction insights during a packed schedule of programming from industry experts including sessions such as "Jon Rahm's Team Talks About His Body Swing Connection" by Dave Phillips, PGA, and Spencer Tatum; Simplifying Human Movement in Golf Coaching” by Dr. Gary Gray; “How Training Aids and Technology Have Changed the Way We Coach” by Martin Chuck; “Building Relationships Between Golf Pros & Fitness Pros” by Courtney Weber and Rob Strano; and “Effective Cueing to Maximize Retention” by Kevin Duffy.

The PGA Show, organized by the PGA of America and PGA Golf Exhibitions, will reunite the golf industry for the 71st edition of golf’s longest running and largest global business gathering. Thousands of PGA of America Golf Professionals, golf leaders, industry executives and retailers from around the world will come together to source new products from nearly 1,000 golf and golf lifestyle brands, attend high-level industry presentations, participate in education and career workshops and connect in person with peers and golf leaders to drive continued growth of the sport and the business of golf. The PGA Show begins on Jan. 23 with the PGA Show Demo Day at Orange County National Golf Center and moves to the Orange County Convention Center, Jan. 24– 26, for exhibits and a full schedule of industry events. PGA Show details and industry professional registration are available at

The Golf Fitness, Wellness & Instruction pavilion and stage are among several interactive destinations on the Show Floor including the PGA of America Hub, New Product Zone, Career Zone, Inventors Spotlight, new Clubhouse Pavilion, Golf Travel Pavilion, Equipment Test Center and the new concert lounge in Hall E for the PGA Show Winter Jam.

Golf Fitness, Wellness & Instruction Stage Schedule
Presented by TPI and the Golf Fitness Association of America

Supported by Life Fitness
(As of Jan. 4, 2024 – Updated at

Wednesday January 24, 2024
9:15 – 9:45 AM Dr. Gary Gray - Simplifying Human Movement in Golf Coaching
10 – 10:30 AM James Spencer - Crawling to the Top: Utilizing the Cross Crawl pattern to gain rotation, balance & movement
11 – 11:30 AM Martin Chuck, PGA - The Modern Coach: How Training Aids and Technology Have Changed the Way We Coach
12 – 12:30 PM Dan Swinscoe - The Secret Weapon for Improving Golf Swing Comfort and Performance: The Ultimate Sandbag
1 – 1:30 PM Pam Owens - When Stretching Doesn’t Work
2 – 2:30 PM Rick Murphy, PGA, - A Blueprint for Connecting PGA Coaches with Fitness Professionals
3 – 3:30 PM Dr. Nathan Lighthizer - Read the Greens Better. Improving Your Eye Health and Sports Vision with EyePromise 
4 – 4:30 PM Dave Phillips, PGA, and Spencer Tatum - "Jon Rahm's team talks about his Body Swing Connection" 
5 – 5:30 PM Tim Rivotto - Get Out of Movement Jail: Keys to Optimize Your Mobility for Golf

Thursday January 25, 2024
9:15 – 9:45 AM Dr. David Tiberio - Essential Joint Motions for Life & Golf
10 – 10:30 AM Kevin Duffy - Effective Cueing to Maximize Retention
11 – 11:30 AM KC Craichy - Finish All 18, Proper Nutrition is the Key to Staying Energized
12 – 12:30 PM Brian Dillman - Utilizing Whole Body EMS to Improve Golf Performance
1 – 1:30 PM Jim Alberry and Life Fitness - Improving Your Pelvic and Spinal Mobility.
2 – 2:30 PM Courtney Weber and Rob Strano - Teamwork - Building Relationship Between Golf Pros & Fitness Pros 
3 – 3:30 PM Mike Wilson - Strength and Power Development for Juniors
4 – 4:30 PM Diana DelGarbino - Rub Your Belly Pat Your Head to Better Golf - Why Coordination and Feeling Your Way Improves Your Fitness and Game. 
5 – 5:30 PM Lauren McMillin - Using Yoga and Pilates to Improve Your Golf Game

Friday January 26, 2024
9 – 9:30 AM Padraig Dooley - The No Sweat Workout to Improve Your Putting
10 – 10:30 AM Bjoern Woltermann - Golf’s Dynamic Duo: Body Conditioning and Swing Precision with EMS
11 – 11:30 AM Justin Barr - The Business of Golf Performance: Strategies to Optimize Success
12 – 12:30 PM Kevin Dishon - Gimme a Mulligan, Mobility Restrictions & the Mulligan Concept

Attendance at the PGA Show is restricted to PGA of America Golf Professionals and golf industry personnel. Registration is available at  


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