World-renowned trick shot artist Peter Johncke highlights an impressive list of speakers giving free clinics at the Oklahoma Golf Expo Feb. 28 and March 1 at the Hard Rock Casino.
Along with the entertaining Johncke, you can pick the brains of some of Oklahoma’s top teaching professionals, such as Tracy Phillips, director of instruction at Cedar Ridge, Pat McTigue, owner and director of instruction at GolfTec stores in Tulsa and Oklahoma City, Michael Boyd, director of golf at The Club at Indian Springs and former PGA Tour player.
Todd Graves, expert proponent of the single plane golf swing popularized by Moe Norman, one of the greatest ball strikers in history, will be on hand. For golf fitness tips, we have Sean Riley and Ryan Smith of SwingFit.
You will want to bring your aspiring golfers out for a very special junior clinic Saturday morning by First Tee of Tulsa director and former LPGA player Janice Gibson. She’ll be joined by current Rogers State coach and former Oklahoma golf coach Lynn Blevins, who can help answer any questions regarding what steps to take to prepare young golfers for college golf.
Also, Suzie Fisher of the Golf Club of Oklahoma and Amanda Fisher of Battle Creek Golf Course, both proponents of U.S. Kids Golf, will be providing free lessons for children in the hitting net and answering any questions about the U.S. Kids Golf Program. The Oklahoma Golf Asssociation and PGA South Central Section will also be on hand to provide information about their junior programs, as will SNAG (Start New at Golf).
Also visiting will be special guests to promote the U.S. Senior Open in July at Oak Tree National and we will be giving away some tickets during the Expo to this major championship in our state.
Check www.golfoklahoma.org for updates.
Friday, Feb. 28
11:40: Pat McTigue, GolfTEC Tulsa
12:30 p.m., Michael Boyd, The Club at Indian Springs
1:15, Peter Johncke, Trick Shot Master
2:00, Tracy Phillips, Director of Instruction, Cedar Ridge CC
2:40, Sean Riley & Ryan Smith, SwingFit
Saturday, March 1
9:30 a.m. John Flores with SNAG Golf.
10 a.m. Janice Gibson, First Tee, with Lynn Blevins, Rogers State University
11: a.m., Todd Graves, Graves Golf Academy
11:45, Tracy Phillips, Cedar Ridge, and Sean Riley, Swing Fit
12:30: Peter Johncke, Trick Shot Master
1:30, U.S. Senior Open Special Guests including Tom Jones
2 p.m., Pat McTigue, Golf Tec
2:45, Michael Boyd, The Club at Indian Springs
Also in hitting net:
Suzie Fisher and Amanda Fisher, free lessons, U.S. Kids Golf Free swing evaluations by GolfTEC
Peter Johncke, The Trick Shot Master
See video and read much more about Peter on his website here.
Pat McTigue, GolfTEC Tulsa
A two-time South Central PGA Player of the Year, McTigue has given more than 8,000 golf lessons since 2005. At GolfTEC, McTigue combines a dazzling array of video technology and computerized clubfitting with common sense and a sense of humor that helps his students make significant advancements.
Michael Boyd, The Club at Indian Springs
Michael Boyd is currently the PGA Director of Golf at The Club at Indian Springs. He has a passion for seeing people enjoy the game of golf at all levels. His extensive playing career includes winning the Individual Oklahoma Class 6A State Championship while at Union and being ranked among the top 10 amateurs in the country while winning All-America honors at the University of Tulsa. After college, Boyd played the mini-tours for eight years before becoming a PGA Tour member for the 2007 season. He went on to be a member of what was the Nationwide Tour in 2008. He has been at Indian Springs since October 2009.
Tracy Phillips is the Director of Instruction at Cedar Ridge Country Club and of the Buddy Phillips Learning Center at Cedar Ridge CC. Tracy was fortunate to have taken lessons from many great teachers during his playing career such as Harvey Pennick,Hank Haney, Jim Flick, Bob Toski, and Peter Kostis. His most influential teacher was his dad Buddy Phillips who recently retired from Cedar Ridge after 40 years. Phillips continues to play a little and won the 2013 South Central Section Championship. Just recently, Phillips was named 2013 South Central Section Teacher of the Year.
Sean Riley and Ryan Smith, Swingfit
SwingFit was founded by Sean Riley, DC and Ryan Smith, PT to provide golfers of all levels access to the latest golf fitness and performance training used by both PGA and LPGA pros. As the only Level 3TPI Certified Medical Professionals in the State of Oklahoma, Ryan and Sean focus on identifying the least amount of physical changes required in your body to produce the biggest results in your golf swing. The result is better practice with your swing coach and more enjoyment when playing a round with your friends.
Janice Gibson, First Tee of Tulsa
Gibson has taught the fundamentals and life lessons of golf to more than 15,000 youngsters since becoming the first and only program director for the First Tee of Tulsa in 2001. A former Oklahoma State and LPGA Tour standout, Gibson has shared her love of the game with thousands of First Tee students and thousands more through its outreach programs. She was inducted into the Women’s Oklahoma Golf Hall of Fame in 2010.
Jöhncke has performed worldwide including Sweden, Denmark, England, Russia, Mexico, France, Spain, Belgium, Croatia, Nigeria, and USA. He has also been the subject of regular features on The Golf Channel, and has had numerous stories written about him in global magazines such as Golf Digest, USA Today, and several international publications.
His “The Mysteries of Golf” show includes humor, motivation and inspiration that electrify audiences of all ages and skills. His best known tricks are the high tees ranging from 4” to 9’ high (while standing on the ground), eight-foot drivers, hitting rows of 120 balls non-stop with a club in each hand, two and three-headed clubs, using hoses and chains for shafts, and hitting balls out of mid-air. His audience learns how to improve their golf swing while being entertained at the same time.
Read more about the clubs Peter will be performing with here.
Be sure to reserve your booth space today!
Our floorplan is actively updated and can be viewed in either the exhibitor kit or contract. With many former exhibitors already pre-registered to return in 2014, it's time to secure your booth space now! Exhibit space is only $625. Whether golf is your business or you're looking for a way to expose your brand to upscale clientele and the Oklahoma golfing public, the Oklahoma Golf Expo is a proven value!
After working with the Hard Rock Casino we have an initial floorplan released which can be viewed in either the exhibitor kit or contract. We have early bird prices available starting at $575 for a 10' x 10' booth. These prices are only good through November first before they go up to $625, so get your booth reserved now to get in on the savings.
A big thank you to all of the exhibitors and attendees that made the 2013 Hard Rock Casino Tulsa Golf Expo a huge success! That's why we're returning to the fantastic Hard Rock Casino in Catoosa to put on the best golf expo yet.
The Hard Rock Casino Oklahoma Golf Expo will be held Friday and Saturday, Feb. 28 and Mar. 1, in the fully carpeted and exquisitely decorated ballrooms at the Hard Rock Casino 12 minutes from downtown Tulsa.
In addition to the thousands of folks who regularly attend the Expo, the Hard Rock attracts more than 11,000 folks on a weekend, so we advise locking up your booths early, as this has the potential to be easily the best attended expo yet.
The Hard Rock Casino has extended a special room rate to our exhibitors as well. More details soon.
Space is limited, so don’t be left out. Download a copy of our contract which includes a copy of the floor plan and other information, including sponsor info if you would like to be promoted in all of our marketing for the event.
For more information about the Hard Rock Casino, please visit www.hardrockcasinotulsa.com.
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Hard Rock Casino Sequoyah Ballroom
770 West Cherokee Street
Catoosa, OK 74015
TBA // 7 p.m. - 12 a.m.
TBA // 7 a.m. - 11 a.m.