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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Illinois Junior Golf Association John Platt

John is a PGA Professional/Instructor at Mistwood GC

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
THE GOLF STRETCH WITH MASSAGE ENVY

Learn to Stretch With A Pro from the exceptional physical therapists from Massage Envy, an official sponsor of the PGA Tour’s Player Performance Center. The Massage Envy’ proprietary Total Body Stretch service uses the Streto method, a new, professionally-assisted stretching protocol.

The Streto Method combines research and the expertise of an acclaimed chiropractor, massage therapist and an ergonomist, who collaborated to develop the method for Massage Envy. It is built around a sequence of 10, targeted stretches that work from the top down, helping your muscles reach maximum flexibility.

Used as part of a wellness routine, Total Body Stretch can increase mobility and boost everyday performance. This service is available at your local Massage Envy location. 

You will also see highlights of some of the PGA Tour’s biggest stars talking about the importance of adding assisted stretching to your routine.

 
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12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
TRICK SHOT SHOW WITH PETER LONGO

Unwind after a morning of non-stop deals and head to the Daily Herald Main Stage for Peter Longo's trick shot show! Fun for all ages, non-golfers and golfers alike, Peter's show will feature amazing trick shots loaded with entertaining talk, humor and audience participation. 

Peter is a PGA Life Member and a world class trick shot artist, having performed over 3000 exhibitions across the globe. You can also catch Peter on WGN-TV's Instant Replay show on Sunday nights.

 

1:15 PM
grand march with the SHANNON ROVERS

Follow the Shannon Rovers as they march through the hall with a finale at the Daily Herald Main Stage. 

 
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1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
BRENDAN SWEENEY with IPGA PRO Andy Mears

Brendan Sweeney is the Director of Golf Media Relations at French Lick Resort, our 2018 Presenting Sponsor. Year round, Brendan advocates in the golf industry to bring professional tournaments and exposure to French Lick. He played a key role in bringing the 2015 Senior PGA to French Lick and the inaugural Senior LPGA event was played at The Pete Dye Course in July 2017.

Appearing with Brendan will be Andy Mears, a 27 year member of the PGA of America. Andy currently serves as Development Director for The First Tee of Greater Chicago. Andy is very passionate about youth development and growth of the game. His teaching philosophy is to keep swing thoughts simple and understandable.

 
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3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Former Chicago Bears Linebacker OTIS Wilson takes a lesson from Louis Sauer

Otis Wilson is a former linebacker for the Chicago Bears. Wilson was part of the iconic 1985 Chicago Bears, helping the team win Super Bowl XX. Wilson was part of the "Shufflin' Crew" and starred in the memorable video for The Super Bowl Shuffle.

Louis Sauer, Illinois PGA Teacher of the Year, has been playing golf since the age of 7 and began teaching golf after college in Miami with Jim McLean. He opened the golf studio LS Golf in Northbrook, Illinois where players and instructors can develop their craft year round.