The International Network of Golf will conduct this gathering of golf media and business executives for the purpose of networking, product introduction, information sharing, golf and general memory making. Anyone in the media and golf industry is invited to attend.
Included among the support sponsors is Pro Golf Weekly, a leading digital and social media golf media brand. The team of writers at Pro Golf Weekly includes Equipment Editor Ed Travis, Business Editor Steve Pike, Travel Editor Mike Bailey, and Senior Writers Len Ziehm and Bill Sangster.
“ING is an important organization in the golf industry, bringing media and industry executives together to create new and lasting relationships,” said Publisher Thomas Gorman, a 24-year ING member. “Pro Golf Weekly and our team of writers have benefited in many ways and are proud to participate in the ING Fall Forum.”
Prize and gift sponsors include American Fit apparel company, Zero Friction, OnCore Golf, Visit Sebring, Citrus Golf Trail and ZoomBroom.
American Fit may be a new name in the Golf Apparel industry, but it is certainly not new to designing men’s and women’s golf apparel as it has long been associated with some of the most major of golf apparel brands as their private label manufacturer. American Fit’s parent company, Valgroup International, has its headquarters in Santa Fe, Argentina and its production facilities in Lima, Peru, from where it has been producing high-end collections for apparel clients worldwide.
Zero Friction is known industry wide for being on the cutting edge when it comes to introducing new products to players and creative packaging for its retail partners. Zero Friction provides high-quality, technologically advanced products for golfers worldwide, including gloves, performance golf tees, golf bags, balls and accessories. The company established the performance golf tee market, creating the first and only performance tee to ever carry the PGA TOUR logo. Zero Friction’s most recent success story is in the golf glove segment. Zero Friction’s colorful line of compression-fit gloves for men, women and juniors takes the guesswork out of sizing. Compression-fit technology means a universal fit within the various models, and the glove that will hold its shape longer than any on the market.
OnCore Golf: After years of development, OnCore has introduced proprietary perimeter weighting technology that delivers all of the performance advantages golfers desire. The increased Moment of Inertia (MoI) and centrifugal forces result in lower driver spin rates, tighter dispersion, extended aerodynamic lift, and more consistent and stable flight. Customers can choose the AVANT 55, ELIXR, VERO X1 or the new VERO X2.
Visit Sebring provides tourist/visitor information and assistance with meeting, convention planning and special events for Avon Park, Sebring and Lake Placid. Fishing, 95 lakes, boating, 18 championship golf courses, Highlands Hammock State Park, over 1,500 rooms and 5,000 RV spaces in a great setting. Home of Sebring International Raceway. Lawnmower racing and Caladium Capitol of the World with 37 outdoor murals.
Citrus Golf Trail – Known as the “Value Golf Capital of America,” Sebring’s collection of golf courses offer value, history, outstanding service, and above all, an extraordinary experience. Ten courses comprise the Citrus Golf Trail, including two that will host ING events, Country Club of Sebring and Sun ‘N Lake Golf Club. The group hosts several golf tournaments during the year, including the Citrus Golf Trail Open, taking place next week.
ZoomBroom Golf Breeze is a lightweight, powerful cordless stick blower that is the perfect accessory for all of your on-the-go activities. On the golf green to clear the path to the cup, for your RV mat, or to quickly clean off the pickle ball court. The Golf Breeze recharges fast and stows in your golf bag alongside your clubs for easy access. Permitted under the Rules of Golf, this lightweight product weighs less than two pounds including the battery, which has a 30-minute standard life.
A unique element to the ING Fall Forum will be attendees’ participation in the Pro-Am for the annual Citrus Golf Trail Open, a Minor League Golf Tour event at Sun ‘N Lake Golf Club with a $20,000 first prize to the winning professional. The Sunday morning Pro-Am field will be limited to the first 30 ING attendees to register.
The remainder of the schedule will consist of more golf, a Marketing Seminar, product presentations and networking, plus some excellent dining.
Inn On The Lakes, a beautiful hotel in which all rooms are unique, is offering a special rate of $119 per room per night, which includes breakfast each morning. Reservation information can be found on the entry form links below. Deadline for reserving your room is Nov. 3.