Guest Speakers

2017 PHILADELPHIA STAGE SCHEDULE

Every show features continuous stage presentations throughout each day that are designed to both educate and entertain show attendees. Presentations typically include celebrity appearances, instructional seminars by local PGA professionals, trick-shot artists, long drive exhibitions, and many more.

Friday

1:45Steve Sieracki , PGA
“I always wanted to Draw It”
2:30Brian Pavlet
Professional Golf Entertainer
3:15Peter Johncke
The Trickshot Master
4:00Andy Miller, PGA
“But I hit it So Good on the Range”
4:45Brian Pavlet
Professional Golf Entertainer
5:30Peter Johncke
The Trickshot Master

Saturday

11:00Rebecca Dengler, PGA
“Coaching Out of The Box”
11:45Brian Pavlet
Professional Golf Entertainer
12:30Peter Johncke
The Trickshot Master
1:15Bob Kramer, PGA
“Why That Happened and How to Fix It”
2:00Brian Pavlet
Professional Golf Entertainer
2:45Peter Johncke
The Trickshot Master
3:30Justin Rinas, PGA
“Improve Your Contact and Ball Flight Thru Lower Body Pressure”
4:15Brian Pavlet
Professional Golf Entertainer

Sunday

10:45Michael Wheeler, PGA
“Striking it Rich"
11:30Peter Johncke
The Trickshot Master
12:15Brian Pavlet
Professional Golf Entertainer
1:00George McNamara
“Tathata Golf - The Martial Art Of Golf”
1:45Peter Johncke
The Trickshot Master
2:30Brian Pavlet
Professional Golf Entertainer

Brian Pavlet

Professional Golf Entertainer

In 1993, the golf world familiarized itself with a new prodigy in Brian Pavlet. After launching a 435 yard blast in Salt Lake City, Utah in a regional competition, Brian went to the National Long Drive Championship and won it all. He has made a record eight “Final 8” appearances in the RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship. He held the #1 ranked position for more than 20 months and was featured in Golf Digest for having one of the best power swings in golf. Brian has performed more than 1,200 shows worldwide and even entertained the troops in Iraq with the USO.

Peter Jöhncke
The Trickshot Master

Peter “The Trick Shot Master”Jöhncke was born in Stockholm, Sweden, in 1964. His father was one of Europe’s top players, and he helped Peter develop his unique golfing talents. Jöhncke has performed worldwide. 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.

Steve Sieracki

Over the past 7 years, Steve has had the privilege of teaching alongside Golf Digest Top 50 teachers, Mike Bennett and Andy Plummer. Steve recently received Best Young Teachers in America Under 40 by Golf Digest. He is regarded as one of the best young and upcoming teachers in the Philadelphia area.

Andy Miller

Andy is the Director of Instruction at LedgeRock Golf Club in Mohnton, PA. He has over 20 years experience teaching the game, and takes great pride in helping his students achieve their goals.  He has been a recipient of the Philadelphia PGA Section’s Junior Golf Leader Award, and has twice been named a US Kids Top 50 Coach.  He was also recently named a “Top 50 Growth of the Game Instructor” by Golf Range Association of America. 

Rebecca Dengler

Becky is a LPGA Master Professional and Class A member of the PGA. Most recently, she was named in the Golf Digest Best Teacher in the State 2013-14 by her peers. Prior to that she has been listed as one of the 50 Best Women Teachers in America. In 2012 she was recognized as the Section Teacher of the Year by the LPGA. The LPGA named her one of the country’s 50 Top Teachers for 2008-09.  She has also been named a top teacher by Golf for Women and Golf Magazine. In 2010 she was also included in the US Kids Top 50 Teachers list for her third time, and then as one of the US Kids Master Teachers following that!

Bob Kramer

Bob is currently the Director of Instruction at Bent Creek Country Club in Lancaster county. Bob is a nationally recognized PGA teaching professional and golf coach.  He most treasures his long-term teaching and coaching relationships with his junior, amateur and professional students. Coach Kramer, as his students call him, has taught some of the finest players in the world and has coached players on all three major golf tours.

Justin Rinas

Justin is the Director of Instruction at Commonwealth National Golf Club and has been teaching for 10 years under 3 top 100 instructors. He is available for lessons all year indoor and outdoor, and his students range from beginners to elite players. He Uses V1 golf, Boditrak, and Flightscope in lessons for ball flight and measure pressure in a golf swing.  He is very passionate about being able to educate a player on things that will produce what they are looking for in their shot or swing. 

Michael Wheeler

Michael is the Director of Instruction of the Michael Wheeler Learning Center. He was recently named by Golf Digest as one of “America’s best Young Teachers under 40” in their November 2016 issue. Among his many credentials, he is a PGA Certified Professional – Teaching and Coaching (one of only 18 in the Philadelphia PGA) and is currently being certified as a BioSwing Dynamics Instructor.

George McNamara

George has been teaching golf for over 45 years. He became the 50th PGA Master Professional in 1988. He has been the Director of Golf at Brandywine Country Club for29 years and now is the Managing Partner of The Golf Zone located in Honey Brook, Pa. George has won the Philadelphia Section PGA Golf Professional of the year award and served as President of the Philadelphia PGA in 1998 & 1999. He was named the 2011-2012 Golf Digest Delaware Teacher of the Year and was recently inducted into Philadelphia PGA Hall of Fame.