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Final Countdown to The Golf Show

1.31am 14th October 2011 - Exhibitions & Conferences

The Golf Show –Europe’s largest golf trade show and educational event – is just around the corner but it is not too late to book your place at the leading golf trade event of the year – held at the Harrogate International Centre from 25-27 October

More than 1,100 PGA Professionals have already registered to take advantage of witnessing the latest products from more than 50 of the industry’s leading suppliers and service providers under one roof.

Registration for The Golf Show – where leading brands such as Callaway, TaylorMade-adidas, Titleist andPINGwill be exhibiting – is open until Thursday, October 20, giving PGA Professionals one more week to book their place. Those who miss the online registration deadline can book on the day of the show providing they present their full PGA membership card.

Some of the biggest names in the golf industry will be leading a wide array of educational seminars with renowned motivational speaker Philip Hesketh making the keynote speech on Tuesday, October 25 at 5 pm.

While there is no need to pre-book to attend the keynote speech time is running out for delegates to guarantee a place on one of The Golf Show’s highly informative and educational seminars.

The deadline for bookings is Monday, October 17, and spaces are filling up fast with some seminars already fully booked.

Seminars delivered by industry leaders such as world-renowned coach Scott Cranfield still have places available. Scott will be discussing junior coaching and how PGA Professionals cane help them develop into golfers for life and long-term customers.

In one of the recent pre-Golf Show webinars, Cranfield discussed his upcoming seminar, saying: “I’m a great believer that there are many similarities between playing golf and what we go through in life. My seminar will focus on how a PGA Professional can not only help juniors learn golf, but also valuable life skills too.”

Other seminar leaders include Niall Flanagan, who ran a number of first-class clubs and resorts such as Loch Lomond, St Andrews Links Trust, Dubai Golf & Racing Club, Celtic Manor and Wentworth.

Niall will be giving delegates an in depth look at the day-to-day running of Loch Lomond and provide them with the knowledge on how to enhance the operation of their business by understanding their brand, motivating their staff and reducing debt or increasing profit using the systems that helped him turn around the fortunes of one of the most famous golfing venues in the world.

David Colclough, PGA Head of Member Education, said: “There are some cracking seminars at this year’s show from highly regarded figures in the golf industry – including retail expert Ian James, who has a must see seminar where he will share information that will help PGA Professionals enhance their relationships with both their golf club and customers.

“Time is running out for delegates to guarantee their places on these seminars with the deadline of Monday, October 17 rapidly approaching. I encourage all delegates to take a look at the seminar list and take the opportunity to book at least one of these highly beneficial sessions.”

A full list of seminars is available at To request a place on a seminar delegates should email, indicating full name, membership number, and course title and date. There will be limited places available on a first come first served basis for any seminars where places remain on show days.

There is still time to register for The Golf Show, with registrations being taken up until Thursday, October 20 – visit to book your place at the show now.

The Golf Show has launched a special webapp that can be downloaded to smartphones and tablets, giving delegates a show guide in their pocket.

To download the Golf Show 2011 webapp please visit on your mobile device – the data will then automatically download.

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