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Latest PGAE Newsletter leads on TCC Show

7.20am 6th March 2009 - Exhibitions & Conferences

The March edition of ‘Working Together’ leads on the Teaching and Coaching Conference where in the region of 1,000 Golf Professionals are expected. Readers of GBN can access the Newsletter on-line.

Europe’s biennial mass teach-in for PGA professionals, the educational summit that has driven the phenomenal spread of unified best coaching practices throughout the continent and beyond, is promising to scale to new heights this year.

Advance interest in the 9th PGAs of Europe Teaching & Coaching Conference, to be hosted by The PGA of GB&I in Birmingham on 22/24 October, is such that attendance figures in the region of 1,000 professionals are expected.

Birmingham’s magnificent, canal-side International Convention Centre is right in the heart of the vibrant social quarter of a city that has long since shed its old industrial image to offer an impressive range of facilities.

The persuasive combination of…
• outstanding venue,
• excellent programme of speakers,
• ease of access from most international airports
• inevitable increase in number of pros from England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales and
• the favourable exchange rate of the euro against the pound for the non-Brits

promises to make the 9th TCC a rewarding success for the hosts and for The PGAs of Europe.

This gathering of expert presenters from across the world of golf has, since its pioneering introduction in Milan, Italy in 1991, run side-by-side with a steady and highly visible spreading of modern swing techniques, sophisticated tournament preparation and grasp of the sports sciences.

During this period, the flow of superbly prepared elite golfers from an ever-wider range of countries, along with the steady international growth of amateurs of both genders taking up the sport for leisure time enjoyment, has been equally obvious.

At least some of this satisfying story of European golfing nations moving forward together with unified teaching and coaching techniques is down to the lessons jointly learned by practitioners having assembled in their hundreds at Milan (1990), Montreux (1992), Nimes (1994), Torremolinos (1995 and 1999), Munich (2003 and 2005) and Malmö (2007).

Such has been the success of each of these eight TCCs that Birmingham 2009 will benefit from the administrative experiences that have gone before and should not be missed by any ambitious career pro dedicated to keeping abreast with modern thinking.

For more conference information on speakers, hotels and exhibitors and to book your place at the conference log on to

Other stories in this issue of Working Together include:

Progress Report – PGA of Wales
Avea Kempinski Pro-Am – ‘Another Popular Tournament that’s Built to Last…’
GolfBuddy Agree 3-Year Corporate Partnership
Jordan’s Need to Turn ‘Grains of Sand’ into ‘Grass Roots’
KPMG Golf Business Forum Staged in Wales

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