Equipment Test Center (ETC) – Indoor Range

The Equipment Test Center is the ideal place to test the latest tools & equipment in the golf industry, with fully netted hitting bays & turf.

When you’re done hitting & chipping, head over to the ETC Putting Green to test your short game skills with new putters from participating exhibitors.

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  • Equipment Test Center @ 2016 PGA Merchandise Show
  • Equipment Test Center @ 2016 PGA Merchandise Show
  • Equipment Test Center @ 2016 PGA Merchandise Show


As of January 12, 2017

Company Location
Ben Hogan Golf Equipment Co, LLC ETC 15-16
Bettinardi Golf Putting Green 5
Blindstrike Golf ETC 17-18, Putting Green 3
Cobra Puma Golf Banner 1
Cure Putters Putting Green 6
Directed Force Putters - Press Putter Grips Putting Green 14
Edel Golf ETC 24, Putting Green 7-10
Fiberbuilt Manufacturing Inc. Official Hitting Mat Sponsor
FlightScope ETC 36-39
FJ ETC 12-13
Graphite Design/ Pro's Choice Golf Shafts ETC 10
Greenkeepers, Inc. Official Tee Sponsor
Nippon Shaft ETC 8
OptiTrack ETC 19-20
Orange Whip Trainer ETC 28
P2 Putter Grips Ltd Putting Green 1
PING ETC 32-35
Players Turf Official Turf Sponsor, Official Hitting Mat Sponsor
Power Tee ETC 26
Range Servant America Inc Official Hitting Mat Sponsor
SeeMore Putter Company Putting Green 2
Sirus XM Banner 3
SkyGolf ETC 11
Srixon/Cleveland Golf ETC 5-7
Synthetic Turf International LLC Official Hitting Mat Sponsor
TaylorMade-adidas Golf ETC 40-49, Banner 4
ToughLie 360 ETC 29-30
Tour Edge ETC 9
Volvik USA Inc. ETC 27, Putting Green 4, Official Ball Sponsor, Banner 2
Wilson Golf ETC 1-4
Yonex ETC 21-23

2017 PGA Short Game Challenge

PGA Section and PGA Golf Management University Program Divisions

Competition Format:

PGA Professionals, apprentices, and PGA Golf Management University competed in the PGA Short Game Challenge at the 2017 PGA Merchandise Show. PGA Professionals competed for their Sections and PGA Golf Management University students competed for their university program.


PGA Section breakdown paid out as follows on a daily basis to the winning Sections*:

  • First Place: $2,500
  • Second Place: $1,500
  • Third Place: $500

* Sections can only win first, second or third place on a daily basis

PGA Golf Management University Program Prize money paid out to the winning University Program on a daily basis:

  • First Place: $500

Short Game Challenge Results

2018 PGA Merchandise Show


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