Recap: Morning Drive’s Thursday Coverage Live, 2014 PGA Merch Show

23rd January 2014 by
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golf logo use nbcRecap: Morning Drive’s Thursday Coverage Live From the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show

Golf Channel continued its comprehensive broadcast coverage live from the PGA Merchandise Show at the Orange County Convention Center earlier today, with Morning Drive uncovering the latest trends and insights from some of the leading manufacturers in the game. A recap of a few standout segments and interviews are below:

Scotty Cameron, renowned putter manufacturer – chats with Gary Williams on the growth of Scotty Cameron putters and tracing it back to its humble beginnings

Video: Interview with Scotty Cameron

Bob Philion, president of Cobra-Puma Golf – discusses playing alongside Golf Channel’s Holly Sonders at the Humana Challenge last week, as well as bringing Greg Norman back on as a staff brand ambassador

Video: Interview with Bob Philion

Chip Brewer, president and CEO of Callaway Golf – sits down with Gary Williams to talk about the re-launch of the Big Bertha line

Video: Interview with Chip Brewer

Frank Thomas, former technical director of the USGA – speaks with Gary Williams about his former role with the USGA to develop the rules and standards of golf equipment

Video: Interview with Frank Thomas

Ryan Moore, PGA TOUR winner – chats with Holly Sonders about his recent success on TOUR, as well as his success away from the course with his stake in growing footwear brand – True Linkswear

Video: Interview with Ryan Moore

Ty Votaw, executive vice president of communications, PGA TOUR – sits down with Gary Williams to outline the latest developments with the golf course being built for the 2016 Olympic games in Rio

Video: Interview with Ty Votaw

Mike Johnson, equipment editor, Golf Digest – discusses the transformation of the PGA Show over the years with Holly Sonders and the state of the golf industry as a whole

Morning Drive will continue to air live coverage from the PGA Merchandise Show Floor on Friday from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Streaming of Golf Channel’s PGA Merchandise Show programming is available for the first time ever via Golf Live Extra. Online editorial coverage will be available via, the network’s social media channels (#PGASHOW), live streaming via Golf Live Extra, as well as satellite radio simulcasts through SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio.