Media Attendance

Nearly 1,000 editorial media professionals representing 25 countries typically attend and report from the PGA Merchandise Show. Reporting media outlets represent the full spectrum of consumer and trade golf media outlets, plus business, sports and lifestyle outlets such as: USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, New York Times, Fox News, Celebrated Living,, IMG TV (UK), US Airways Magazine, Chicago Daily Herald, NBC Sports, Orlando Sentinel, Ottawa Citizen, Palm Beach Post, Sporting Goods Intelligence, Sports Illustrated, the Dallas Morning News and Yahoo Sports.

Golf Channel provides nearly 15 hours of live coverage and SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio Network broadcasts 35 hours of live radio programming from the PGA Merchandise Show. Additionally, daily live video reports, blogs and photo galleries are available at,, and national golf media outlets such as Global Golf Post, Golf Digest, Golf Magazine and Golfweek.

View a selection of the 2016 PGA Merchandise Show media coverage »

Media Registration

Media registration is OPEN. Please be sure to review the media registration policy and register.

Please contact Sherry Major for any special assistance at

Media Hotels

Reserve your hotel reservations at official event hotels to take advantage of shuttle service and low rates. A PGA Show media room block is available at:

  • The Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando for $95/night. Located at 9000 International Drive, nearly one mile from the Orange County Convention Center


  • The Courtyard Orlando International Drive for $179/night. Located at 8600 Austrian Court, one mile from the Orange County Convention Center

PGA Show hotel reservations can be made here, select media category and use 'media' as your password. Media rooms are limited and available first come, first served. Additional official housing accommodations for PGA Show attendees are available by selecting the 'attendee' category (no password required). Hotel reservation deadlines begin January 2, 2017.

Additional event travel discounts are available with Delta Airlines, American Airlines, AVIS and Dollar Rent-a-Car, reserve here.

Media Contact

Sherry Major, email or call (716) 662-3855.

Media Services


  • Show Media Materials
  • Exhibitor News Releases
  • 2016 Show Photos
  • Exhibitor PR Contacts
  • Show Mgmt/PGA of America Interviews
  • Exhibitor Product Info Request Service
  • Media Hotel Room Block
  • Attendance, Registration & Coverage Assistance

On Site

  • Locker Storage
  • Working Media Area
  • Photographer Catwalk Tours
  • 2017 Digital Show Photos
  • Media Reception
  • Free shuttle - Demo Day  
  • Exhibitor Media Library
  • Complimentary Continental Breakfast
  • Lunch Service Available (for fee) in Media Center Lounge
  • Comprehensive Media Center, Room W311
  • Complimentary High-Speed Wired Internet Access
  • Complimentary Wireless Internet Access
  • Private Interview Offices*
  • Exhibitor News Conference Rooms
  • Photo Studios*
  • Show Floor Radio Broadcast Facilities*

Post Show

  • Post-Show Media Report
  • 2017 Show Photos
  • Exhibitor News Releases
  • Exhibitor PR Contacts
  • Show Mgmt/PGA of America Interview

New RF Coordination

NEW – Radio Frequency Coordination on the PGA Show Floor

The 2017 PGA Merchandise Show will provide radio frequency (RF) coordination among exhibitors and media to improve RF service on the PGA Show floor.

Media (and exhibitors) who plan to bring and utilize any wireless microphones, IFB’s or Intercom to the event, are required to request frequencies here.

Assigned frequencies will be sent by email to the requesting company/outlet.  Also, RF coordination professionals will be on site to manage frequency coordination questions and/or issues, should they arise.

We appreciate your cooperation.  Please contact Sherry Major for any special assistance at

Media Assistance

If we can be of any assistance with your travel, attendance or coverage plans, please contact Sherry Major at or (716) 662-3855.

2017 PGA Merchandise Show


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