2018 PGA Global Youth & Family Summit Has Been Announced

Learn from the game’s leading advocates for youth & family golf at the 2018 Global Youth & Family Summit, Jan. 21-22, in Orlando, Fla. The Summit will be held at the Orange County Convention Center.

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PGA/LPGA Members & Apprentices: $350 | Non-Members $375
PGA/LPGA Members early bird price: $295 available through Dec. 15, 2017

  • Increase family golf activity at your facility
  • Drive rounds and revenue from youth and family golfers
  • Latest insights on programming for all abilities
  • Youth development strategies from around the globe
  • New research at the forefront of youth athletic development
  • Discover which youth results employers value most
  • Receive 16 PGA Required MSR credits when you attend both days
SUNDAY, JANUARY 21
7:45–8:30 a.m. Registration & Check-In
WHAT DO KIDS WANT AND PARENTS NEED?
8:30–8:35 a.m. Opening Welcome
Suzy Whaley, PGA Vice President with Rick Murphy, PGA – Summit Chairman
8:35–8:45 a.m. Opening Comments & Overview of Summit
8:45–8:47 a.m. “Why We Play Golf” | Kid Videos
8:47–8:50 a.m. “Why We Play Golf” | Parent Videos
8:50–9:00 a.m. Discussion with Family Golfers | Kids and Parents on Stage
9:00–9:30 a.m. Life and Parenting Story in Youth Golf
Surprise Special Guests
9:30–9:45 a.m. BREAK
9:45–10:15 a.m. Dealing with Today’s Parent’s
Dr. Steve Norris, | iMöbius Ingenuity, President & Founder
Calgary, AB, Canada & London, England, United Kingdom
10:15–10:45 a.m. Parent’s Survey Data … What Are Parents Really Saying
Ryan Graff, The First Tee
10:45–11:15 a.m. Inspiring and Coaching Youth Golfers: Enthuse, Engage and Motivate
Neil Plimmer, PGA of GBI
11:15–11:30 a.m. How to Interact and Work Effectively with All Skill Levels
Michael Hebron, PGA (live interaction with kids on stage)
11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Non-Traditional Methods to Inspire Kids and Parents
Kate Tempesta, Urban Golf Academy, NYC
12:00–1:00 p.m. Interactive Lunch | Round Table Discussions: Parenting Successes & Inspiring Youth Strategies
FOUNDATIONS FOR SUCCESSFUL LEARNING
1:00–1:30 p.m. Creating Successful Learning Environments
Dr. Tim Lee, Professor of Kinesiology at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
1:35–2:05 p.m. Encouraging a Growth Mindset vs. Fixed Mindset
Trevor Ragan, Train Ugly
2:10–2:40 p.m. The Benefits of Inducing an External Rather Than Internal, Focus of Attention
Dr. David Sherwood, Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado
2:45–3:15 p.m. BREAK
3:20-3:50 p.m. Brain Dynamics During Effective and Ineffective Learning and Performance
Dr. Daniel Schacter, Professor of Psychology, Harvard
3:55-4:25 p.m. Developmental Stages for Kids and the Implications Presented in Teaching and Coaching
Glenn Cundari, PGA of Canada
4:30–5:00 p.m. Panel Discussion: What does it all mean for how one should teach and learn?
Led by Robert Bjork: Dr. Tim Lee, Trevor Ragan, Dr. David Sherwood, Michael Hebron, PGA
5:00–5:30 p.m. Review | Wrap Up and Preview Day 2
MONDAY, JANUARY 22
7:30–8:00 a.m. Coffee
PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS & INTEGRATE/ENHANCING PGA YOUTH PROGRAMS TO BUILD YOUR BUSINESS
8:00–8:10 a.m. Opening Comments
8:10–8:45 a.m. What We Need to Make Coaching a True Profession
Dr. Richard Bailey, Head of Research at International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE)
8:45–9:15 a.m. American Development Model (ADM): The Future of Golf Player Development & Sport
Dr. Stephen R. Norris, Ph.D | iMöbius Ingenuity, President & Founder
Calgary, AB, Canada & London, England, United Kingdom
9:15–9:45 a.m. Practical Applications for Working with Youth
Michael Hebron, PGA and Susie Myers, PGA /LPGA
9:45–10:00 a.m. BREAK
10:00–10:40 a.m. Winning Approach to Working with Youth and Keys in Parenting
Dr. John Thompson, CEO Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA)
10:40–11:20 a.m. Giving Youth Sports Back to our Kids and Is It Wise to Specialize?
John O’Sullivan, Founder and CEO Changing The Game Project
11:20 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Successful Youth PGA Programming that Drives Participation and YOUR Business
Bob Baldassari, PGA – PGA Jr Golf League | Drive, Chip & Putt | PGA Junior Golf Camps
12:00–1:00 p.m. Interactive Lunch | Round Table Discussions: Discussions of Fixed and Growth Mindsets
GLOBAL OPPORTNITIES, SOCIAL MEDIA/CONNECTING WITH YOUTH & PARENTS AND EMPLOYERS PERSPECTIVES
1:00–1:30 p.m. Tools & Effective Use of Social Media Platforms to Build Participation: The ‘Why, What and How’ of Effective Communication
Spencer Dennis, Edufii
1:30–2:00 p.m. Global Perspectives & Opportunities for Youth Golf
Kevin Smeltz, PGA – Bishop’s Gate Academy, Orlando, FL
2:00–2:30 p.m. What Employers Expect When Hiring PGA/LPGA Professionals “What You Need to Know to Effectively Communicate with Employers
TBA
2:30–3:00 p.m. Longleaf Research with Real Time Project Results
John Godwin, PGA (US Kids Golf)
3:00–3:15 p.m. BREAK
3:15–3:45 p.m. Winning Strategies To Engage “ALL” People in The Game of Golf
Linnet Carty, PGA of America – D&I
3:45–4:30 p.m. Q&A – ‘Jam Session’
Panel Discussions with Selected Summit Speakers
4:30–5:00 p.m. 2018 PGA Global Youth & Family Summit Wrap Up & Call to Action
Rick Murphy, PGA