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This year is going to be a very special one for two of our most distinguished members. Dan Wilt and Bill Wietzel, two of our original members and both Level 10 clubfitters will be presenting their Masters Thesis on Friday and reenacting a fitting done earlier this year step by step. This is a tremendous opportunity for two of the AGCP's best to show attendees exactly how a proper fitting is done. read more

"Golf may still be in its infancy in Vietnam but there is clearly a huge appetite for knowledge among those in the industry," said Peter Morison, a member of the AGIF's Education Committee and Director of Sales, Asia Pacific for Jacobsen. read more

"There's no doubt that this event has the potential to grow significantly in the coming years and become one of the most important get-togethers for superintendents in Southeast Asia," said Steve Wilson, Manila-based member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation's Education Committee. read more

"It's no secret that golf opens doors for business opportunities and forges relationships" says Pam Swensen whose organization has been harnessing golf's power for over 23 years. "Integrating business and sports into your life can be a game changer. I look forward to discussing what the game offers both personally and professionally." read more

"We are pleased that the AGIF is collaborating with the GCSAA and the respective local golf associations to bring about these events for the benefit of the Asian golf industry," said Richard Walne ahead of this week's Philippine Golf Course Management Conference. read more

"We are proud to sponsor this golf industry show," said CIG Representative and PGA Member Mike Mazzaferri. "Not only will attendees be able to view the latest in products and apparel, they'll have a chance for some quality education opportunities, too." read more

"The discerning player expects the greenkeepers and general managers to do just that. They expect them to look after the environment and they want every round of golf, every experience on the course to be good. And they are happy to pay for that - perhaps even to pay more," said Bernhard, executive chairman of Bernhard and Company Limited. read more

"The PGA Fashion & Demo Experience is a better buying opportunity for us, and I like the opportunity to hit balls on a real driving range and see where they go," said Greg Leicht, PGA, of Vistal Golf Club in Phoenix, Ariz. "We don't get that many opportunities as PGA professionals to hit all the newest equipment and give it a good test. The PGA Demo Experience was a great opportunity." read more

"The PGA Fashion & Demo Experience is attracting a powerhouse representation of the best in golf fashion, equipment and technology providers resulting in a marketplace that is ripe with opportunities to grow business," said PGA Golf Exhibitions Senior Vice President and General Manager Ed Several. read more

"I am excited to bring together the people who have helped FGA get started, those who support our great cause to make golf inclusive and anyone new to the FGA family," said E.Q. Sylvester, Chairman and Founder of Freedom Golf Association. "We want to demonstrate that Golf is truly 'Anyone's Game' and bring people together for the love of the game." read more

"It is not surprising that technology has moved into mowing equipment. GPS driven equipment allows for mowing equipment to operate independent of human interaction. It's early days but with quantum leaps in technology, this could become common practice in golf courses worldwide," said Johnston, general manager of the award-winning Sentosa Golf Club in Singapore. read more

"I recognize the challenge that our industry faces all over the world. The game is not growing and more are walking away from our clubs," said scheduled event speaker Gregg Patterson. "We have to make the whole experience of golf and the golf club environment appealing to all generations - baby boomers, Gen-Xers, Gen-Ys and the Millennials and this is quite a challenge." read more

"We look forward to providing a first-hand perspective of the 'World's Largest Golf Outing' to our viewers with Matt Ginella and Lauren Thompson participating and offering updates on Morning Drive," said Adam Hertzog, vice president, News and Studio Productions for Golf Channel. "The special event demonstrates an exceptional commitment to injured veterans." read more

Eleven year-old national sensation Lucy Li became the youngest women at age 11 to qualify for the U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship. Lucy practices often at Half Moon Bay Golf Links and has agreed to talk to her junior piers about her journey in golf and her recent experience at the 2014 U.S. Women's Open. read more

"This show is designed to be fun and to bring together two publics, lovers of art and lovers of golf. Where better to do this than in this world-class gallery, with its great Old master and Scottish paintings, which is situated in Scotland's beautiful capital city of Edinburgh, and through which so many golfers pass on their way to our internationally renowned courses," said Michael Clarke, Director of the Scottish National Gallery. read more