Roundup: Morning Drive’s Friday Coverage from the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show on Golf Channel
Duffer News: Golf Channel wrapped up its week of extensive coverage of the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show from the Orange County Convention Center earlier today, with Morning Drive highlighting a number of golf industry leaders and manufacturers.
Notably, Gary Williams sat down with Pete Bevacqua, CEO of the PGA of America about how the PGA Merchandise Show is helping to grow the game, and the emergence of new exhibitors and products each year.
One such exhibitor at this year’s show was 11-year-old Hannah Dupay, the founder of Goodie Girl Golf, who also sat down with Gary Williams about how her idea that offers a solution to finding a place for female golfers to store their ball marker when they have no pockets and choose to not wear a hat. A roundup of this morning’s coverage including interview segments is below:
Pete Bevacqua, CEO of the PGA of America
Video: Interview with Pete Bevacqua
Hannah Dupay, Founder, Goodie Girl Golf
Video: Interview with Hannah Dupay
Dan Murphy, executive VP of Sales & Marketing, Bridgestone Golf
Video: Interview with Dan Murphy
Tommy Roy, Coordinating Producer, Golf Channel on NBC
Video: Interview with Tommy Roy
Tim Clarke, President, Wilson Golf
Video: Interview with Tim Clarke
Golf Course Management Leaders: Peter Hill, CEO & Chairman, Billy Casper Golf; Jim Hinckley, CEO, Century Golf; Joe Munsch, President & CEO, Eagle Golf
Video: Interview with Golf Course Management Leaders