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Fitness, wellness, instruction to be displayed

Complimentary education sessions and consultative appointments offered, with more than 75 exhibits featured

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (January 3, 2018) – The Golf Fitness, Wellness & Instruction area of the PGA Show Floor, presented in partnership with TPI and the Club Spa & Fitness Association, will feature a full schedule of complimentary workshops, consultative appointments and more than 75 related exhibits during the 2018 PGA Merchandise Show, Jan. 24-26, in Orlando, Florida.

Three days of fitness, medical, health, wellness and instructional presentations build a robust programming schedule at the PGA Show Golf Fitness, Wellness & Instruction Stage, positioned adjacent to the TPI and Life Fitness booths in the #1000 aisle.  Expert speakers, such as Trevor Anderson, Milo Bryant, KC Craichy, Dave Herman, Lynn Marriott, Dr. Bhrett McCabe, Pia Nilsson and many more, will cover a variety of subjects to help golf instructors better integrate health, wellness and fitness into their grassroots programs. 

Additionally, more than 75 golf fitness, sports performance and instruction companies will exhibit in the expanded area, to showcase the newest products and services related to both the golf and resort fitness industries.Plus, the Club Spa & Fitness Association, located in Booth #1072, will offer complimentary consultative appointments to help PGA Professionals better integrate fitness at golf clubs, resorts and recreational facilities.

The PGA Show Golf Fitness, Wellness & Instruction area is one of several interactive PGA Show Floor destinations among the exciting exhibits offered by more than 1,000 top golf companies and brands at the 65th PGA Merchandise Show in the Orange County Convention Center. 

PGA Show Golf Fitness, Wellness & Instruction Presentation Schedule

(As of 1/2/18 - Subject to Change)

Wednesday, Jan. 24 

10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Golf's Secret Weapon - Hormonal Balance, Ali Gilbert

11 a.m. - 12 p.m. How Ping Pong Can Affect Your Ballstriking, Liam Mucklow

12 p.m. - 1 p.m. A Practical Approach: Pre-Golf Warm-Up and On-Course Nutrition & Hydration Recommendations, Dillon Johnson

1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Golf Fitness - Focused and Confined. A Practical Application of Golf Exercise, Mike Voight, Lindsay Becker, Lance Gill

2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Using Biofeedback to train your TPI program, Michael Chu, Jason Meisch

3 p.m. – 4 p.m. One Shot Can Cost You: How Superfood Nutrition Can Provide Sustained Energy and Maximum Focus, KC Craichy

4 p.m. – 5 p.m. Golf Pain Free in Five Minutes, Brian Bradley

Thursday, Jan. 25 

9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Facts, Fallacies and the Future, Milo Bryant

10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Seven Sins of Human Performance, Dr. Bhrett McCabe


11 a.m.  - 12 p.m. Be A Player - Learn about the Game’s Hidden Fundamentals, Pia Nilsson & Lynn Marriott

12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Coaching Power in the Modern Day Golf Swing, Michael Napolean

1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Increasing Power in Your Swing: Optimizing Gait and Foot Function, Katherine Roberts

2 p.m. – 3 p.m. How Pilates Can Improve Your Game and Member Engagement at Your Club, Linda Segerstam

3 p.m. – 4 p.m. Increase Performance, Reduce Pain - Train Your Plane, Nick Mueller

4 p.m. – 5 p.m. Country Club Golf Health and Wellness, September Woods

Friday, Jan. 26  

9 a.m. – 10 a.m. The Team Approach: Building a Successful Golf Performance Business, Neal Hausch and Dr. Jim Alberry

10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Five Things to Improve Distance without a Club, Jason Glass

11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Olde Tyme Warm-Up for the Golfer Over 50, John D'Amico

12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Golfleticism™ - Practical Tips for Using Athleticism to Improve Your GAME (Not Just Your Swing), Trevor Anderson

1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Functional Core Training Anywhere - Powered by Superflex Bands, Dave Herman

About the PGA Merchandise Show

The 65th PGA Merchandise Show, held Jan. 23-26, 2018, in Orlando, will welcome some 1,000 top golf companies and brands and more than 40,000 industry professionals from around the world to the industry’s annual MAJOR of Golf Business.  The PGA Show Demo Day, the world’s largest professional golf testing event, will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the Orange County National Golf Center. During PGA Show days, Jan. 24-26, at the Orange County Convention Center, PGA Professionals, retailers and industry leaders will uncover the latest trends, source the newest golf merchandise, test the latest equipment, learn proven business best practices, network among peers and move forward the business of the game. 

Attendance at the 65th PGA Merchandise Show is restricted to PGA Professionals and golf industry personnel.  Attendance and registration guidelines are available at  

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Media Contacts:

PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions/Media:  Sherry Major, (716) 662-3855,

PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions/Exhibitor:  Mike Choma, (203) 840-5356, 

PGA of America/Media: Michael Abramowitz, (561) 624-8458,