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Summer Jam Golf Festival and Shootout bring networking under the stars at PGA Frisco for 2024 PGA Buying Summit, July 29-31

FRISCO, Texas (June 26, 2024) –– Golf industry professionals attending the 2024 PGA Buying Summit will enjoy peer networking during the nighttime Summer Shootout and Summer Jam Golf Festival at the Monument Realty PGA District following productive days of business and education, July 29-31, at the Omni PGA Frisco Resort in Frisco, Texas.

The mid-season golf business event, open exclusively to golf industry professionals, begins on July 29 with ONE2ONE buying appointments and more than 23 best-in-class, wide-ranging education sessions, followed by the Industry Welcome Reception and Live Fashion Show at the resort. In the wake of a full day of business, a fun Summer Shootout will be held at The Swing, a 10-hole, lighted par-3 short course in the heart of the Monument Realty PGA District. Exhibitors and buyers will come together for an exciting best-ball team tournament, with shotgun starting times at 7 and 8:45 p.m.  Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams. Additional details on tournament participation are available at


Open exhibits featuring more than 150 emerging and established golf and golf lifestyle brands will be held July 30 and 31 in sold-out exhibit ballrooms at the resort, with complimentary afternoon equipment and technology education sessions in the newly opened PGA of America Coaching Center powered by T-Mobile on July 30.

Following open exhibits and the education sessions on July 30, event attendees can unwind and connect with industry peers during the Summer Jam Golf Festival, 7 -10:30 p.m., offering live music and entertainment, complimentary barbecue and drinks, and extensive golf activities across PGA District destinations.

July 30, 7 – 10:30 p.m.
Monument Realty PGA District
At the Summer Jam Golf Festival, event attendees can:

  • Enjoy complimentary tee times on The Swing, including a Hole-in-One Contest for a chance to win $5,000.
  • Test their skills on The Dance Floor, a lighted two-acre putting course, featuring cutting-edge golf equipment from participating companies, and compete for the lowest score and closest-to-the-pin prizes. Prizes awarded to the top three finishers, plus bonus prizes up to $2,500.
  • Experience the new state-of-the-art PGA of America Coaching Center powered by T-Mobile during an Open House where attendees can explore the 12,000-square-foot, two-story center’s high-touch, high-tech and data-driven experience that serves everyone from beginner golfers to elite players.
  • Discover and test new equipment, technology and accessories to enhance the game experience at the Festival Village, featuring product displays and demonstrations on the PGA Frisco Driving Range next to Ice House in the PGA District.
  • Enjoy live music by the popular Emerald City Band and complimentary barbecue and drinks near The Dance Floor and the 920 square-foot video wall.
  • Network with peers across the PGA District and enjoy access to Lounge by Topgolf, Ice House and additional specialty retail and dining establishments.

To participate in the Summer Jam Golf Festival, all attendees must present their PGA Buying Summit event badge at the festival entrance for complimentary admission. Additional Summer Jam details are available at

The PGA Buying Summit is not open to the public and reserved exclusively for golf industry professionals. Event details, industry registration and hotel reservations are available at

About PGA Golf Exhibitions
The PGA Show and PGA Buying Summit - Frisco are organized by PGA Golf Exhibitions (part of RX) and the PGA of America. Since its inception in 1954, the PGA Show has grown into the largest annual business event for the global golf industry. Both the PGA Show and the mid-season PGA Buying Summit drive the business of golf by providing opportunities to showcase and source innovative products, develop professional networks, learn new business strategies, and connect with peers and golf leaders. Learn more at and follow us on “X”Instagram and Facebook.

About the PGA of America
The PGA of America is one of the world’s largest sports organizations, composed of more than 30,000 PGA of America Golf Professionals who love the game, are expert coaches, operators and business leaders, and work daily to drive interest, inclusion and participation in the sport. The PGA of America owns and operates numerous championships and events, including major championships for men, women, seniors and the Ryder Cup, one of the world’s foremost sporting events. For more information, visit and follow us on X, formerly known as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

About RX
RX is a global leader in events and exhibitions, leveraging industry expertise, data, and technology to build businesses for individuals, communities, and organizations. With a presence in 25 countries across 42 industry sectors, RX hosts approximately 350 events annually. RX is committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all our people. RX empowers businesses to thrive by leveraging data-driven insights and digital solutions. RX is part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. For more information, visit

About RELX
RELX is a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. RELX serves customers in more than 180 countries and has offices in about 40 countries. It employs more than 36,000 people over 40% of whom are in North America. The shares of RELX PLC, the parent company, are traded on the London, Amsterdam and New York stock exchanges using the following ticker symbols: London: REL; Amsterdam: REN; New York: RELX. *Note: Current market capitalization can be found at


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