1. GRAA at Demo & Fitting Day
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  3. Junior Golf
  4. Onboarding

2021 GRAA Top 5 Range Renovations

Range renovations are an investment in the future of the game, and these facilities are recognized by the GRAA for their efforts to improve their business, attract a growing clientele and satisfy the needs of their customers.

Honoring 2021 GRAA Top 50 Public Facilities

These public facilities introduced the game of golf to a variety of new golfers, while retaining and inspiring current golfers. Through player development programming, customer engagement and community outreach, our 2021 award winners should be proud of their efforts in growing the game. 

Featuring 2021 GRAA Top 50 Private Facilities

This esteemed group of private golf clubs is dedicated to serving their members and guests with personal attention and care, while promoting their practice range as the hub of their facility. Demonstrating leadership through their commitment to the pillars of the GRAA has propelled these facilities to the forefront of service, as they provide an […]

2022 PGA Show Demo & Fitting Day – Change and Adaptability In Action

The PGA Merchandise Show is back in Orlando later this month, and the GRAA has some special plans for the 2022 PGA Show Demo & Fitting Day that kicks it all off. Information is provided here with additional news on registration and COVID protocols. Don’t miss your chance to try the latest in golf equipment, learn from the brightest PGA Professionals and re-engage with some of your old friends, at the 2022 PGA Merchandise Show and 2022 PGA Show Demo & Fitting Day.

Restoring a Classic at El Caballero Country Club

El Caballero Country Club in Tarzana, California recently reopened its course after a restoration project undertaken by Rees Jones, son of the original course designer, Robert Trent Jones. The club’s PGA Head Professional Tasha Bohlig details the changes and discusses the excellent practice facility that El Cab members now have to enjoy.

Investing in Your Range: Fun on the Putting Green

Your tee sheet is full again and the range is packed. But your members and customers can’t get enough golf! Putting greens and putting courses are all the rage these days, as clubs seeks alternative methods of engaging their members. Here, we have five PGA Professionals who shared their putting green stories with Golf Range Magazine. Facility owners and operators should analyze their available space and seriously consider, “is there a new and expansive putting green in our future?”

LifeLong Golf – “Connecting You To Golf For Life”

In a time when we’ve welcomed millions of new golfers, it is incumbent upon PGA and LPGA Professionals to teach these individuals how to play better golf, increase the fun they derive from the game, provide playing opportunities and special experiences around travel and relationship-building. Jennifer Hudson is checking all those boxes in her role as founder of LifeLong Golf. Read her inspiring story here.

Identity, Character, Excellence…A Chat with PGA Professional, Vincent Burbank

Golf is often touted as a solitary game of individual feats and accomplishments. In this piece, Brendan Elliott chats with fellow PGA Professional Vincent Burbank about the state of the game, Burbank’s academy and their business collaboration, proving that even in golf two heads are better than one.

Five Questions with Toptracer’s Alex Goodman

The business of golf is changing thanks to innovation and technology. With on-course engagement just one of several options for the die-hard golfer and occasional participant, Toptracer is leading the charge on driving ranges across the country. Alex Goodman, Toptracer Regional Sales Manager, recently shared some time with us for this segment of Five Questions.

Sailfish Sands Golf Course – A Renaissance for All Generations

Sailfish Sands is one of those projects that changes the face of a community. With attention paid to all demographics, ages and levels of golfer, the amenities offered will engage the people of Stuart, Florida and Martin County for decades to come.

Tour Talk – Ryan Palmer

Garrett Johnston sits down with another PGA TOUR champion. In this edition of Tour Talk, he chats with four-time winner, Ryan Palmer.

GRAA Award Winner Facility Profile – NOVOGOLF

NOVOGOLF, a GRAA Top 50 Stand Alone Facility, is much more than a driving range. With an array of expert services, golfers in the New York metropolitan area can have all their golfing needs satsfied by owners, Bill and Dorothy Cho. It’s a haven for local golfers – here’s their story.

Women Leading on the Range: Marketing My Teaching Business

Award-winning LPGA instructor Dede Cusimano recently took some time from her busy schedule to engage our readers in the story of her business. With thousands of golfers playing better and having more fun, thanks to Dede’s efforts, it is a treat to welcome her insights to this month’s Golf Range Magazine.

Investing in Your Range: Sittler Golf – Family Golf at its Finest

Rick and Patty Kline have put some time (and money) into their family-owned driving range in Sinking Spring, PA. In fact, it’s more like a golf entertainment and practice center. Or a custom club fitting center. Or one of the premier retail golf locations in the country. Actually, it’s all these things and so much more. As the Kline’s were driving to Florida recently, they shared some time to highlight the many amazing things happening back home.

Tour Talk – Kevin Na

PGA TOUR favorite, Kevin Na, draws fans in with his personality on the course. He’s a five-time winner, and many golf fans want to see more. He shared some thoughts with Garrett Johnston in this installment of Tour Talk.

Keeping the Game up All Winter Long

It’s November and winter is a month away. The holidays occupy our minds and help pass the time. But for passionate golfers in our country’s colder areas, the months can drag on. Technology in golf has extended the season to twelves months per year. Whether talking simulators, lessons, fittings, leagues or just fun with friends, the facilties highlighted here, and so many others across the U.S. satisfy the golf urges of millions of golfers every winter. Happy holidays!

Steve Scott and the Silver Club Golfing Society

Steve Scott was a legendary amateur golfer and has enjoyed a successful career of growing the game of golf as a PGA Professional. He is the head professional of The Outpost Club, and recently spun off a new group called The Silver Club Golfing Society. Consisting of 200 passionate golfers who love to compete, Scott’s latest endeavor creates playing opportunities for his members and leaves them with exceptional experiences to remember.

Pee Wee Golfers Swinging into the Game

PGA Professional and Junior Golf Industry Leader, Brendon Elliott shares the story of the origin of his Best Pee Wee Golf Swing in the World contest. His youth golf academy continues to break new ground in the world of junior golf, and what a treat to hear these tails straight from the source.

Five Questions with Tony Day, PGA

Relationships in golf drive business. Tony Day, the PGA Director of Instruction at The Golf Club of Indiana has developed long-term relationships with the leading equipment manufacturers in the industry. And he has incorporated those connections into their fitting and instruction business, one that continues to grow year after year. He explains in this revealing piece.

Bringing New Golfers to the Range – Megan Padua Buzza

Megan Padua Buzza has achieved many great feats in the game of golf. As an industry-leading junior golf expert, she takes pride in growing the game every day. She recently took some time to talk to us, detailing her efforts to teach kids and beginners, and also revealed some wonderful personal news.