The PGA Merchandise Show will return to an in-person event just like normal in January 2022.
Last year's show was forced to go virtual as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
The 2022 PGA Merchandise Show will be an in-person gathering, taking place at its usual venue of Orange County Convention Center and Orange County National Golf Center and Lodge from January 25-28.
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The show presents just about every brand in golf with the chance to showcase their new products to PGA members, industry insiders and the media ahead of the 2022 season.It is understood that more than 650 brands are expected to participate in 2022.
While the show is back in 2022, the PGA is expecting a decreased attendance to previous years as a result of many industry members still unsure about whether to travel during the global pandemic.
Despite that, a recent PGA survey reveleaed 70% of PGA professionals and top buyers are still planning to attend the PGA Show, with another 19% claiming they would be making a decision nearer the time.
"The 2022 PGA Show will play an especially important role in helping the industry and PGA Professionals move forward from the pandemic, capitalizing on the growing interest in the sport and uncovering new tools to improve the grassroots golf experience," said PGA of America President Jim Richerson.