Bubba Watson to Help Kick Off 62nd PGA Merchandise Show During Opening Ceremony, Plus Make Additional PGA Show Week Appearances
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. January 07, 2015 – Two-time Masters Champion Bubba Watson will be a PGA Show Special Guest for the 62nd PGA Merchandise Show, Jan. 20-23, 2015, in Orlando, Florida, joining PGA President Derek Sprague for the annual global golf event’s official Opening Ceremony on Wednesday morning, Jan. 21, plus make several special appearances during PGA Show Week.
“We are pleased to welcome Bubba Watson as a PGA Show Special Guest at the 62nd PGA Merchandise Show and look forward to his participation during PGA Show Week,” said PGA President Derek Sprague. “We know our Opening Ceremony will rise to a new level of excitement this year with his enthusiastic approach and that our attending PGA Professionals and industry guests will enjoy the opportunity to hear directly from Bubba during Demo Day and on the PGA Forum Stage.”
It will be Watson’s first PGA Merchandise Show appearance. He will share his shot-making skills during a live demonstration on the range at the PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day on Tuesday, Jan. 20, at Orange County National Golf Center, for attending PGA Professionals, media and invited retailers, plus appear on the PGA Forum Stage on Wednesday, Jan. 21, at the Orange County Convention Center to share insights on his game and plans for 2015.
Additionally, Watson will make appearances on behalf of PING and Oakley at the PGA Show Demo Day and on the PGA Show Floor.
“I’m excited to experience my first PGA Merchandise Show later this month,” said Watson. “I’ve heard so many great things about the PGA Show and can’t wait to see everyone from our industry, plus explore all the new products on the Show floor.”
Watson joins a long list of celebrities who join more than 40,000 golf industry professionals from around the world at the annual PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando. Golf personalities such as Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Annika Sorenstam, Greg Norman, Jason Dufner, Graeme McDowell, Paula Creamer, Rickie Fowler, Stacy Lewis, Ian Poulter, Natalie Gulbis, Nancy Lopez, Lee Trevino, Peter Jacobsen and many others have appeared at previous PGA Merchandise Shows or will be on hand in 2015. The PGA Show schedule of events includes all celebrity appearances on behalf of exhibiting companies and is updated daily at www.PGAShow.com.
About the PGA Merchandise Show
The 62nd PGA Merchandise Show, held Jan. 20-23, 2015, in Orlando, Fla., 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 global summit for the business of golf. The PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day, the world’s largest professional golf testing event, will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 20, at the Orange County National Golf Center. During PGA Show days, Jan. 21-23 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, attend industry presentations, learn proven business best practices, network among peers and move forward the business of the game. The PGA Merchandise Show is organized in partnership with The PGA of America as a trade-only event.
SOURCE: PGA Show