209TDS_Scorching Summers, Ice Sculptures, and Topgolf Moves: Bowling Expo Trends and Entertainment Market Shifts

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Can a scorching summer in Phoenix and a smaller-than-expected Bowl Expo turnout still lead to exciting discoveries? Find out as Christine and Brandon share their contrasting Canada Day and 4th of July experiences, while offering a candid look at the future of the bowling industry. Brandon breaks down his observations from the Bowl Expo, discussing the notable absence of major vendors like Brunswick and Cubica, and highlighting some innovative new products on the horizon.

Next, we transport you to an enchanting world of year-round ice artistry. Imagine a piano made entirely of ice and lights that plays music as you walk on it! From intricate sculptures to spectacular illuminated displays, this park is a winter wonderland even in the heat of summer. Finally, we dissect the fascinating sale of Topgolf’s Scottsdale property, pondering its strategic implications for the entertainment golf market. Is it a sign of market saturation or a bold move by Callaway? Tune in to explore these questions and more in this packed episode.

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