Education Conference Topics and Speakers Announced for PGA Buying & Education Summit in Las Vegas, July 11-12, 2022

Golf Operations, Teaching & Coaching and Executive Management Education sessions will be offered by the PGA of America and Association of Golf Merchandisers.

FRISCO, Texas (June 2, 2022) – The 2022 PGA Buying & Education Summit will feature six national-level education sessions in Golf Operations, Teaching & Coaching and Executive Management tracks for attending PGA Professionals and golf buyers, July 11-12, at the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa. PGA Professionals and golf buyers are able to participate in the Summit exhibitor, networking and career events at no cost and enroll for workshops when registering at

PGA Buying & Education Summit attendees will be able to preview the latest inno­vations and trends from 50 leading apparel, accessories and golf lifestyle companies, while being among the first to place orders for the new 2023 spring lines. The Summit features both open ballroom exhibits and preset One2One buyer appointments. The Summit also offers multiple industry networking events, hosts a Southwest PGA Section Meeting and a Golf Industry Careers Program, presented in collaboration by PGA Golf Exhibitions, PGA of America Career Services and the National Golf Sales Representatives Association (NGSA).

PGA of America MSR credits can be earned through participation in the Summit and each education session. A total of 8 MSR credits can be earned at the 2022 PGA Show Buying & Education Summit.

2022 PGA Buying & Education Summit Education Conference

All Times PST/Session Details at

July 11

10 – 11 a.m.                     From Burnout to Balance in 12 Weeks – Double Your Hourly Income, Guarantee 25% Off Your Players' Handicap While Working 40% Less; by Dan Bubany, PGA, Coach, La Poloma Country Club, Tucson

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.            Essential Elements to Enhance Your Value and Overall Business Impact; by Dawes Marlatt, PGA Master Professional, Senior Director for Education and Organizational Development PGA of America

3 – 4 p.m.                         Recruiting and Retention in Today's Challenging Labor Market, by Monte Koch, PGA – Regional Director, West Region Career Consultant Pacific NW, Jason Boaz, PGA – Career Consultant Southwest Section, Caitlyn Doyle, PGA – Career Consultant, Northern California Section

4 – 5 p.m.                         Player Engagement Strategies to Retain and Activate Golfers; by Steve Tanner, PGA of America Senior Director of Player Engagement, and Junko Harkins PGA of America Player Engagement Consultant


July 12

1 – 2 p.m.                         Planning for Uncertainty to Win at Retail in 2022 and Beyond; by Dane Cohen, Management One (PGA Education Session presented by AGM)

2-3 p.m.                            No Longer Business as Usual – The Psychology of Price & Markdown Strategies; by Dane Cohen, Management One (PGA Education Session presented by AGM)

Detailed education session descriptions, full Summit schedule and registration are available at PGA Professionals and golf buyers can register at no cost for the Summit exhibitor line showings and networking receptions. Additional paid registration is required for education workshops ($50 total for all workshops) and for the Par-3 Shootout. Shootout details will be announced soon at

About PGA Golf Exhibitions

The PGA Show, PGA Buying & Education Summit and PGA Show Connects are organized in partnership by PGA Golf Exhibitions (part of RX) and the PGA of America.  Since its inception in 1954, the PGA Show has grown into the largest annual business event for the global golf industry. Regional PGA Show Buying & Education Summits and the PGA Show Connects digital platform connect the industry year-round and drive business leading up to the annual PGA Show. Learn more  at  and follow us on TwitterInstagram and  Facebook.


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