Middle Atlantic PGA Teaching & Fitting Summit

October 28 -29, 2013
Salisbury Country Club 13620 West Salisbury Road, Midlothian, VA 23113
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2013 Mizuno Golf MAPGA Teaching Summit

The 2013 Mizuno Golf MAPGA Teaching Summit will take place at Salisbury Country Club in Midlothian, Virginia and is headed by Adam Smith, PGA Director of Instruction at Salisbury Country Club. Rob Stocke, PGA Director of Instruction at the Golf Club of Georgia will be one of the featured presenters. Rob is currently on the PGA Magazine Instruction Advisory Board and has appeared on various media outlets including CBS Evening News, Golf Channel, and USA Today to name a few.  For more information on Rob Stocke, click here.

Registration:
The cost for members and apprentices attending the summit is $75 for both days and $40 for one day. To register for the event, click here.

Members are invited to bring one complimentary apprentice from the same facility for one of the days of the summit. The apprentice must attend the same day as the member and members MUST contact Kelly Lawson at the Section office at (540) 720-7420 x 126 to register their apprentice. We will NOT honor day-of walk ups.

The dress code for this event is golf attire. There will be a lot of outdoor learning and activities for both days, rain or shine, so please dress accordingly and bring the proper equipment.

Agenda:
Monday, October 28
7:00-8:00 – Registration and coffee/bagels in main clubhouse
8:00-10:00 – Mizuno Golf Presentation – “How to be a better PGA professional through clubfitting.” Featuring Chuck Gartner, PGA; Mason Wolf, Bill Price and Chris Voshall.
10:00-10:15 – Break
10:15-12:30 – Rob Stocke, PGA presentations: “Outside the box Marketing” and “Creative and Effective Training.”
12:30-1:00 – Question & Answer
1:00-1:30 – Lunch

Outdoor Afternoon Session at Short Game Practice Facility
1:30-2:00 – Adam Decker, PGA “Pitching Lesson”
2:00-2:30 – Meredith Loosse, PGA, LPGA “Bunker Lesson”
2:30-3:00 – Mike Hott, PGA “Putting Lesson”
3:00-3:15 – Break and snack
3:15-5:00 – Rob Stocke, PGA presentation: “Unlock Your Students’ Scoring Potential.”
5:00-5:30 – Question & Answer
6:30 – Networking social at Capital Ale House (Innsbrook), 4024-A Cox Rd., Glen Allen, VA 23060 (on your own tab)

Tuesday, October 29
7:00-8:00 – Registration and coffee/bagels in main clubhouse
8:00-9:00 – FlightScope presentation: “Using Technology on the Lesson Tee,” featuring David Nel
9:00-11:30 – Rob Stocke, PGA presentation: “Boost Your Instruction-Unique Ways to Help Your Students and Your Business.”
11:30-12:00 – Question & Answer
12:00-12:30 – Lunch

Outdoor Afternoon Session at Short Game Practice Facility
12:30-1:30 -Rob Stocke, PGA presentation: “Teaching with Technology, How I Incorporate it on the Lesson Tee.”
1:30-2:00 – Question & Answer
2:00-2:15 – Break and snack
2:15-3:15 – Rob Stocke, PGA “On the Course Playing Lesson” – Salisbury’s Huguenot hole #1
3:30-4:00 – Closing remarks

Accommodations:
The Homewood Suites by Hilton Richmond West is our preferred housing partner for this and other MAPGA events. A special rate of $79 has been arranged (provided rooms are available). Each room has a full kitchen, a living room with a pull out couch, and a separate bedroom with either one king bed or two queen beds.

Included in the price is a complimentary full, hot buffet breakfast daily, and a complimentary dinner buffet reception Monday – Thursday. They also offer a complimentary shuttle service to anywhere within 5 miles of the hotel. Click here for a link to the hotel’s website. The hotel is located in the Short Pump area and is approximately 20 minutes (16.8 miles) from Salisbury CC.

Contact info:
Homewood Suites by Hilton Richmond – West
4100 Innslake Drive
Glen Allen, VA 23060
804-217-8000

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