Golf Channel’s Lauren Thompson coming to Golf Industry Show

Thompson will host the opening and closing events and visit the trade show floor in San Diego.


Lauren Thompson golfMedia personality Lauren Thompson, currently host for Golf Channel’s “Morning Drive” and NBC’s “The Champion Within,” will serve as master of ceremonies for various events at the 2019 Golf Industry Show in San Diego, presented by GCSAA.

The Golf Industry Show, which includes the GCSAA Golf Championships, the GCSAA Education Conference and the industry trade show, offers a dynamic, progressive week of unparalleled networking opportunities and hands-on access to golf course and facility management solutions for golf industry professionals. GCSAA will also host marquee events to recognize its annual award winners.

Thompson will host the Opening Session, presented in partnership with Syngenta, on Feb. 6, and the Closing Celebration, presented in partnership with John Deere, on Feb. 7. In addition, she will be on the trade show floor Feb. 6 to honor the winners of GCSAA’s Leo Feser Award and Edwin Budding Award.

“We are honored to have Lauren be a part of the Golf Industry Show,” says Rhett Evans, GCSAA CEO. “Her knowledge of the game and the industry makes her the perfect host, and she has many fans among our attendees.”

A native of Orlando, Fla., and a graduate of the University of Central Florida, Thompson’s 10 years on Golf Channel are part of a long career in television reporting, research and production. She is a self-confessed “golf nut.”

“It's a game you can take up at any age, and enjoy for the rest of your life,” Thompson says. “The game grows with each new golfer, and I love promoting the game.”

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