Haggin Oaks Takes on the PGA Show 2024

The 2024 PGA Show was a blast for the Haggin Oaks team. Here’s a quick recap from our unforgettable experience.

A photo of inside the convention center, filled with booths for the 2024 PGA Show.

The 2024 PGA Show, hosted from January 23-26 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. This marked a historic milestone in its illustrious history, setting a new benchmark in the world of golf exhibitions. Boasting a record-breaking assembly of 970 vendors, the event sprawled across an impressive expanse of nearly one million square feet of convention space. This year’s show not only surpassed the spatial grandeur of its predecessors but also witnessed a remarkable double-digit increase in attendance. In comparison to last year’s already robust turnout. The atmosphere buzzed with innovation and enthusiasm, encapsulating the vibrant future of the golf industry.

Demo Day

For our Haggin Oaks team, the week kicked off with a bang as they took on the PGA Show Demo Day. Located this year at the Orange County National Driving Range. Filled with the enthusiasm to explore and test out some of the hottest new products for 2024. Our team had the opportunity to try out clubs, training aids, and accessories from over 73 companies. This including well known brands like Callaway, and PING.

The demo day itself left a lasting impression on attendees alike, showcasing a massive range with every imaginable brand. Mizuno and Cobra were noted as standout performers, drawing attention with their impressive new launches.

Haggin Oaks Continues To Win Awards

Haggin Oaks also won multiple awards at this year’s PGA Show. The Haggin Oaks Driving Range secured the 2023 Golf Range Association of America Top 50 Range award in the Public Category. Meanwhile, the Haggin Oaks Golf Super Shop claimed two awards. The Association of Golf Merchandisers (AGM) Top 100 Golf Shop Platinum Award Winner and the AGM “Best of the Best” Award Winner.

Highlights From The Show Floor

When our team returned they could not stop raving about the exciting products and brands they came across. Among the highlights were GolfForever, a digital golf fitness and wellness system endorsed by PGA Tour professionals; PuttBuddies, offering fun character-themed ball marker and divot tool gift sets; and Birdie Girl, a celebration of empowerment and style in women’s golf with a range of accessories.

Now we have a few new additions coming soon to the Haggin Oaks Golf Complex that also caught attention, including OluKai as a fresh shoe vendor offering styles for both men and women. The team expressed particular excitement about the diversity of golf fashion, visiting booths for Eastside Golf and Malbon standing out as favorite clothing brands.

Here are a few more standout products that made an impact on our team at the PGA Show:

  1. XXIO 13: A significant leap forward in golfing technology, offering a lighter, more balanced feel for enhanced performance and comfort.
  2. US Kids UL7 Ultralight Golf Clubs: Revolutionizing junior golf equipment with a focus on performance, adaptability, and skill development.
  3. Bridgestone Tour B Mindset Golf Balls: Scientifically designed to help golfers separate analytical thoughts from athletic performance for improved focus.
  4. Puttview Putter Training System: An Augmented Reality-based system for intuitive and engaging putting practice.
  5. Alphard Cybercart: The only pushcart on the market that can be manual or upgraded to a motorized cart.
  6. Jones Rover Stand Bag: A blend of style and functionality, offering a sleek design with ample storage space.

For the Haggin Oaks team, the 2024 PGA Show was a resounding success, with some team members deeming it the best show they’ve attended yet. The energy on the show floor was described as electric, exciting, and FUN by our Haggin Oaks Team. Our anticipation for the 2025 PGA Show is already building.

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