- AGM Merchandise Manual
Completely revised with over 200-pages of a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to making your retail operation successful.
- Career Services
Unlimited postings of job opportunities on the website.
- Vendor Partners
140 Vendor Partners are members and they are the most recognizable suppliers to the industry. Many of those companies provide AGM members with special “Buying Incentives.” Taking advantage of just a few of the incentives will more than repay your membership investment.
- Scholarship Fund
The AGM awards scholarships annually to qualified merchandising
students who plan to pursue a career in golf merchandising.
- Educational Events
Invitations to attend AGM Educational seminars at member rates including the annual AGM Orlando Retail Conference held on Wednesday just prior to the beginning of the PGA Merchandise Show.
View our Events Calendar
for an up-to-date listing.
- Monthly Newsletter
Subscription to the monthly e-newsletter, the AGM e-Tailer, which includes retail-related articles, member news and merchandising ideas.
- Guide to Apparel
Comprehensive manual on fabrics and fabrications.
- The Little Book of Big Golf Promotions
Three editions with hundreds of ideas and events to increase profitability.
- Statistical Information
Through an annual survey of merchandiser members, the AGM
provides statistics on compensation, golf shop sales statistics and buying habits.
- Quarterly Retail Sales Outlook from the National Retail Federation.
- Continuing Education
PGA/LPGA members who attend AGM-sponsored events receive
continuing education credits.
- Member Bulletin Board
AGM Member "bulletin board"- our on-line forum for discussion annually sponsored by the Greg Norman Collection.
- Complimentary Hotel Night
Complimentary hotel night at the Americas Mart - Atlanta Gift Show in January and in July - a value of over $400.
- Store Design Workbook
Visual Merchandising and Store Design Workbook.
- AGM Conference DVD's
Key Presentations from the annual AGM Orlando Retail Conferences.
- AGM Front Nine Awards CD
Presentation of awards and recognition of the winners of the annual AGM Front Nine Awards.
- Visual Merchandising Workshop DVD
Featuring ideas and suggestions for creating visually appealing merchandise displays in your golf shop - sponsored by Fairway & Greene.
- Trade Show Reviews
Reviews of major golf merchandise shows, retail industry apparel shows and gift markets with company details and contact information.
- Online Learning Seminars
Online learning seminars presented by the AGM Education Team on a variety of topics.
- Annual Calendar
Annual Merchandising Calendar with visual displays and promotional ideas.
- Complimentary Industry Subscriptions
Complimentary subscription to PGA Magazine.
Golf professionals, assistants, buyers/merchandisers, specialty
golf shop owners, club managers/club owners who are directly
involved in the buying/selling of merchandise at a golf
retail operation. Annual dues are $225.
- Associate Merchandiser
Individuals who work at the same golf retail operation as
an AGM Merchandiser member. Annual dues are $100.
Merchandising students enrolled in an accredited college
or university. Annual dues are $100.
- Vendor Partners
Vendor partners/suppliers to the golf industry. Annual dues
are $450 with a one-time initiation fee of $1000.
To join, complete our online membership