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Brian Jacobs – Paying it Forward During the Pandemic

Brian Jacobs has been a teacher for more than three decades, transitioning from the high school classroom to the golf lesson tee. He has been a mentor to many over the years – during the pandemic, he went even further.

Communication and Collaboration Were Pivotal Aspects of Golf’s Return

As golf facilities searched for accurate information that would dictate the future of their operations, local and state golf alliances collaborated to attain this vital data and disseminate details to golf professionals, facility owners, and managers.

Multi-Purpose Short Game Hitting Stations Implemented at Firestone Country Club

Firestone Country Club recently implemented three special short game hitting stations to conform to social distancing protocols – feedback from members has been stellar as they appreciate the structure and focus that is suddenly part of their practice.

The COVID Crisis and Course Maintenance

As golf courses and practice facilities welcome back their valued clientele, the role of our maintenance teams is being recognized for their diligence during the pandemic, and their commitment to providing an excellent golfer experience.

GOLFTEC Helped Students #StayGolfReady During the Peak of the Pandemic

With golfers isolated at home during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic this spring, GOLFTEC offered free online lessons to customers and non-customers alike.

Adapting to the Times Presents Opportunities for Growth and Improvement

Adapting to the changing times presents various opportunities for improvement as coaches and growth as PGA Professionals.

Tour Talk – Rickie Fowler, A Fan-Favorite on the PGA Tour

Rickie Fowler is one of the PGA Tour’s most popular players. He spoke with Golf Range Magazine recently and shared a few thoughts about practice on the range.

Sedgefield Country Club Upgrades its Short-Game Practice Area

Sedgefield Country Club is upgrading its short game practice area to the delight of its members, as well as the PGA Tour.

Effective Communication with Members and Golfers is More Important than Ever

With processes and procedures changing, as golf courses reopen their doors, communication with members and golfers is more important than ever.

Golf Operations Re-Opening to a Different World

As golf facilities reopen their doors to golfers nationwide, their operations manuals are being rewritten to conduct business with everyone’s health and wellness in mind.

Some Courses Presented a Respite During the Pandemic

With many golfers desperate for an escape from the bad news of COVID-19, some golf courses around the country remained open for business through the peak of the pandemic.

Making the Range: Finding a Love of Golf

Golf means different things to different people – to Cooper Burks, golf was a catalyst to a friendship that will endure forever. Golf is more than a game in this special relationship between Cooper and his mentor, PGA Professional, Kevin Corn.

A Pop-Up Par-3 Course at Greensboro Country Club

Bud Taylor manages 36 championship holes at Greensboro Country Club. In collaborating with his superintendent, he has created a par-3 experience that will define these unfortunate times in a positive light for his members.

GRAA Range Renovation Award Winners – Always Striving to be Better

Recent GRAA Range Renovation Award Winners, these six facilities are proving that an investment today is an investment in the future of the game.

Bay Meadows Family Golf Course – An Ideal Setting to Grow the Game

Like a Phoenix, rising from the ashes, Bay Meadows Family Golf Course has blossomed from despair and anonymity to become the blueprint for how to grow the game of golf at all levels of play.

An Upgraded Short Game Area – Taking Bay Hill Club & Lodge into the Future

The Bay Hill Club & Lodge recently added a short game area that is adding to the golf experience for members, guests, Tour pros, and students.

Executive Women’s Day- From the Boardroom to the Golf Course

Joanna Coe, PGA found success inviting her community’s businesswomen to the course at Baltimore Country Club and shares her advice for other range owners who want to tap into this segment of the golf market as well

A Professional Golfers Various Levels of Range Preparation

Depending on where you or your student’s game is, you may need to approach the range session differently. LPGA Tour Pro Natalie Sheary shares how she tackles practice at different stages of her golf season

Tour Talk: Matthew Wolff’s Pre-Round Routine Broken Down

Climbing the leaderboards at PGA Tour events for the past few years, Matt Wollf shares his tips on turning a range session into a successful day on the course

The Social Distancing Grid – Coaching Responsibly on the Lesson Tee

Austin Country Club and PGA Director of Instruction, Ann Marie Gildersleeve, are helping members feel safe while they get back on the lesson tee with an innovative way of ensuring social distancing.