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The GCAA has announced it's schedule of guest speakers for the 2015 National Convention in Las Vegas. This year's group of speakers includes Keynote Speaker Mark McGinnis, U.S. Navy Seal commander, Featured Instructor Butch Harmon, a Q&A with touring professional and U.S. Solheim Cup Captain Juli Inkster, Mark Broadie, developer of the strokes gained method, Kerry Haigh, Chief Championships Officer for the PGA of America on tournament operations and course set-up, Thomas Pagel, Senior Director Rules of Golf and Amateur Status for the USGA on 2016 Rules changes, Scott Fawcett with PlayingLesson.com and Gary Palis with V1.  As always Stephen Clar from the NCAA will present on NCAA Rules & Compliance. The convention will again close with the Golfweek Coaches' Panel featuring four GCAA member coaches - Jamie Howell of Eastern Florida State, Jim Owen from Oglethorpe, Mike Small of Illinois and Chris Zambri from USC.

The 2015 Hall of Fame Banquet will be held Monday, December 7 with a reception starting at 6:30pm, and the Corporate Partners Exhibit Night Tuesday evening, December 9, starting at 4:00pm.

Please click on the speaker names below for biographical/presentation information for each.

Monday, December 7

Mark McGinnis | U.S. Navy Seal Commander | 8:00am to 9:00am (Celebrity 4)

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Mark Broadie | Developer of the Strokes Gained Analysis Method | 9:15am to 10:30am (Celebrity 4)

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Thomas Pagel | USGA Rules Change Year | 10:45am to 12:00noon (Celebrity 4)

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Butch Harmon | Featured Instructor | 1:15pm to 2:45pm (Celebrity 4)

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Juli Inkster | A Q&A with the LPGA Star and Solheim Cup Captain | 3:00pm to 4:15pm (Celebrity 4)

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Tuesday, December 8

Stephen Clar | NCAA Rules & Compliance - 8:00am to 9:00am (Celebrity 4)

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Kerry Haigh | PGA of America on Tournament Course Set-Up | 9:15am to 10:30am (Celebrity 4)

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Wednesday, December 9

Gary Palis (V1) | New Video/Camera Technology & Tablet/Mobile Device Technology | 8:00am to 9:00am (Celebrity 4)

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Scott Fawcett (playinglesson.com) | DECADE Course Management System | 9:15am to 10:00am (Celebrity 4)

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Golfweek Coaches Forum - 10:15am to 11:30am (Celebrity 4)

Jamie Howell | Jim Owen | Mike Small | Chris Zambri

howellwebsite   owenwebsite   smallwebsite   zambriwebsite

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