Tuesday, June 6, 2017

PGA Fashion & Demo Experience Announces TPC Las Vegas as new Pro-Pro Tournament Site

Early Savings for Tournament Registration through June 15 at PGALasVegas.com

(PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.) — The popular Pro-Pro Tournament, which kicks off the annual PGA Fashion & Demo Experience, is moving to TPC Las Vegas and will be Aug. 14. PGA and LPGA Professionals, in two-person teams, will compete for the $13,000 purse and an opportunity to win prizes in the long-drive and closest-to-the-pin contests. Early tournament registration savings are available at PGALasVegas.com through June 15.

The Pro-Pro Tournament is the first event of the three-day, annual PGA Fashion & Demo Experience in Las Vegas, Aug. 14-16. The golf industry gathering also includes the new PGA Demo Experience at Topgolf Las Vegas on Aug. 14, and exhibits, product demonstrations, educational seminars, a live fashion show and multiple industry networking events at The Venetian, Aug. 15-16.

“We are excited to announce TPC Las Vegas as the new host course for the annual Pro-Pro Tournament at this year’s PGA Fashion & Demo Experience,” said PGA Golf Exhibitions Event Director Marc Simon. “TPC Las Vegas offers a challenging course with breathtaking views. After a great day of competition, contests and prizes, PGA and LPGA Professionals can look forward to testing the latest golf equipment and technology, plus win additional prizes later that evening at the new PGA Demo Experience at Topgolf.”

The 2017 Pro-Pro Tournament field is limited to 50 two-person teams in a four-ball, stroke-play format, beginning with shotgun start at 8 a.m. PGA and LPGA Professionals may register as a team or tournament organizers will help match single players into teams.

Early registration savings are available through June 15, for $175 per player. After June 15, the registration fee is $200 per player. Tournament registration includes golf, breakfast, lunch, gift bag and round-trip bus transportation from The Venetian. The tournament fee also includes automatic registration for the PGA Fashion & Demo Experience. Tournament details regarding eligibility, format, rules, purse breakdown and prize presentation are available at PGALasVegas2017.com/ProPro.

Following the Pro-Pro Tournament, PGA and LPGA Professionals are invited to attend the new PGA Demo Experience at Topgolf Las Vegas from 4 p.m.-8 p.m., where equipment testing, product demonstrations, industry networking, skills contests and prizes will be offered. Complimentary transportation to and from The Venetian to Topgolf will be provided for all event attendees. PGA Professionals will receive 4 MSR credits for attending the PGA Demo Experience.

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