$13,000 purse announced; Early registration savings through July 16 at PGALasVegas.com
The Pro-Pro Tournament is the first event of the three-day, annual PGA Fashion & Demo Experience in Las Vegas, Aug. 13-15. The PGA Demo Experience at Topgolf Las Vegas is held later that same day on Aug. 13. Exhibits, product demonstrations, educational seminars, a live fashion show and multiple industry networking events are scheduled, Aug. 14-15, at The Venetian.
“After terrific reviews last year, we are especially pleased to return to TPC Las Vegas as the host course for the annual Pro-Pro Tournament,” said PGA Golf Exhibitions Event Vice President Marc Simon. “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 PGA Demo Experience at Topgolf.”
The 2018 Pro-Pro Tournament field is limited to 50 two-person teams in a four-ball, stroke-play format, beginning with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. (PDT). 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 July 16, for $175 per player. After July 16, 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 PGALasVegas2018.com/Pro-Pro.
Following the Pro-Pro Tournament, PGA and LPGA Professionals are invited to attend the PGA Demo Experience at Topgolf Las Vegas from 4 p.m.-8 p.m. (PDT), 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.
About TPC Las Vegas
Since opening in 1996, the TPC Las Vegas golf course (previously TPC at The Canyons) has some of the richest PGA TOUR history in all of Las Vegas. From 1996-2006, the TPC Las Vegas hosted the Shriner’s Hospitals for Children Open, the Bard Capital Challenge and the Las Vegas Senior Classic. During that time, some of the world’s best golfers and major title winners – Phil Mickelson, John Daly, Hale Irwin and Jim Furyk – have graced the fairways of the TPC Las Vegas. Offering a level of play and challenge for every skill set, the club’s par-71, 7,104 yard championship golf course designed by acclaimed architect Bobby Weed and World Golf Hall of Famer Raymond Floyd, is commonly referred to as “desert elegance.”
About the PGA Fashion & Demo Experience
The PGA Fashion & Demo Experience, Aug. 13-15, 2018, in Las Vegas, is an annual merchandise sourcing, product testing, industry networking and professional education event, exclusively for golf industry professionals. In addition to product presentations by more than 200 companies and brands at The Venetian, the annual industry event features a Pro-Pro Tournament at TPC Las Vegas, the PGA Demo Experience at Topgolf Las Vegas, a Live Fashion Show and Industry Reception, and a comprehensive Education Conference. Event details and registration are available at PGALasVegas.com.