Golf News for Thursday, December 19, 2013 | Equipment

Titleist to exhibit new golf equipment at 61st PGA Merchandise Show

NORWALK, Conn. -- The PGA of America and PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions announced that Titleist will introduce innovative new products and technologies across several equipment categories at the 61st PGA Merchandise Show, Jan. 22-24, in Orlando, Fla. Titleist also will provide professional testing opportunities Jan. 21 at the PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day at the Orange County National Golf Center.

Titleist will again host a series of interactive workshops for PGA Professionals, featuring Titleist golf ball and equipment experts and special guests, throughout the course of the show.

"We look forward to returning to the PGA Merchandise Show next month to celebrate our unwavering partnership with the PGA Golf Professional and connect with our many dedicated staff members and pro shop partners," said Peter Broome, Vice President, Business Development and Partnerships, Titleist. "We're focused on providing attendees with valuable experiences and educational opportunities, while showcasing Titleist's exciting new products and reinforcing our commitment to quality, consistency and performance."

Within an anchor exhibit of the PGA Forum on the PGA Show floor (location #431), Titleist will present all of its new product introductions and offer a look inside the R&D and manufacturing process that goes into making the #1 ball in golf. Media and attendees are invited to join Titleist for its kick-off presentation on the opening morning of the show, beginning at 8:15 a.m. in the Linda Chapin Auditorium.

"We are especially pleased to welcome back Titleist to the annual PGA Merchandise Show," said PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions Senior Vice President and General Manager Ed Several. "Titleist's new product presentations, educational programs and networking opportunities with company leadership are of great value to PGA Professionals and golf retailers who travel from around the world for our industry's annual major golf business event."

About Titleist
Titleist is a Platinum Sponsor and a significant supporter of PGA members through its sponsorships of the Section PGA Professional Championships, the PGA Professional National Championship, education initiatives, personal use equipment and staff programs. Titleist is also a substantial contributor to and Founding Partner of the Golf Retirement Plus™. Titleist, the #1 ball in golf, is the choice of more players and more champions at every level of competitive golf, and provides real performance differences to meet the wide range of golfers' needs. From tee-to-green, Titleist golf clubs are also performance driven and can be found at the top of leader boards and in the bags of serious golfers the world over. Titleist and FootJoy comprise the major brands of the Acushnet Company. For more information, please visit

About the PGA Merchandise Show
The 61st PGA Merchandise Show, held January 21-24, 2014, 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 Merchandise Show features a new day pattern in 2014 with the PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day, the world's largest professional golf testing event, held on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at the Orange County National Golf Center. During PGA Show days, Wednesday - Friday, Jan. 22-24, 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. The new hours of the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show are: Wednesday and Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The PGA Merchandise Show is organized in partnership with The PGA of America as a trade-only event. Learn more about the event at

Contact Information:
Acushnet: Eric Soderstrom, (508) 979-3028,
PGA Merchandise Show: Sherry Major, (716) 662-3855,
PGA of America: Jamie Carbone, (561) 624-8446,