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PGA Master Professional Profile: Craig Bocking, PGA

In this story, we highlight Craig Bocking, a PGA of America Golf Professional who recently attained Master Professional status. He highlights his efforts to achieve his goals and gives credit to the supportive family structure that he is fortunate to have at home.

Talking Hunters Run Range Renovations with Ben Bauer, PGA

Read about the exciting range renovations recently implemented at Hunters Run Country Club in Boynton Beach, Florida. We spoke with Director of Golf Ben Bauer, who laid out their plans and highlighted the perks that Hunters Run members have in store.

A Case Study in the Proper Setup for Your Desired Ball Flight

British PGA Member Cameron Robinson continues his series on the golf swing with a case study on the proper setup for one’s desired ball flight. In this piece, he works with Brentwood Country Club PGA of America Head Professional Adam Baumann on his ball position at address and provides some interesting analysis and a solution that has improved Baumann’s competitive game.

Building on The Popularity of Indoor Golf – The Golf Factory

Green grass PGA of America Golf Professional Brian Hilko recently opened his dream facility, The Golf Factory. His Mt. Prospect, Illinois indoor golf venue has food and drink, avenues to improve your game and a variety of competitive opportunities for golfers of all abilities. He was proud to promote his new endeavor in this month’s Golf Range Magazine.

GRAA Award Winner Profile – A Shining “Starr” in Hamilton County, Ohio

Matt Starr is an award-winning PGA of America Golf Professional in Cincinnati, Ohio. The programs that he’s put in place at his facility are changing lives for the better. From kids and vets to beginner golfers and people with disabilities, his impact on their lives is almost immeasurable. We are proud to highlight him in this GRAA Award-winner profile.

Five Questions with Chris Smeal, PGA

Award-winning PGA of America Golf Professional Chris Smeal is making an impact not only on junior golf and the amateur game, but on the professional tours, as he continues to prove his prowess as a stellar teacher of the golf swing. We were fortunate to spend a few minutes with him and get his take on a few important topics.

Del Mar Golf Center – A GRAA Top 50 Stand-Alone Facility

Del Mar Golf Center is a perennial GRAA Top 50 Stand Alone Facility. In our award-winner series, we speak with Matt Clay, the PGA General Manager at the San Diego County practice and entertainment facility. He highlights many great aspects of the business and touts the many achievements that have earned them such prestigious accolades across the golf industry.

Understanding the Rules of Golf with Marcela Smith

Marcela Smith wasn’t a junior golf prodigy, nor did she play the game in high school or college. She discovered the game in her 40’s and now plays a great role in educating beginning golfers on the rules and etiquette that are so important to know to maximize the on-course experience. She shared her story with us in this month’s feature.

Women Leading on the Range – No Better Time to be a Golf Professional

Award-winning PGA of America Golf Professional Sara Dickson is perennially recognized as a young leader in the game. She writes this piece on what it takes to be a golf professional and touts the current environment as a good time to follow your passion to a career in golf.

Jake Steinfeld: From Bodybuilding to Teeing Off (A Case Study in Game Improvement)

In this article, British PGA Professional Cameron Robinson shares insights through a compelling golf swing case study featuring bodybuilder Jake Steinfeld.

Investing in Your Range – Shining Rock Golf Club, Northbridge, Massachusetts

The range revolution continues well into 2023, as Shining Rock Golf Club in Massachusetts recently opened its new expanded practice range. With a Par 3 course coming next summer, local golfers will have many more opportunities to get their golf fix, whether they have an hour to kill or all day to enjoy.

Running a Successful Junior Golf Program is Easier than You Think

Implementing an effective junior golf program doesn’t happen in a vacuum. It takes strategic planning and careful evaluation of participants to form an equitable and competitive program. PGA Professional Joe Dolby has the formula to do just that, and he shares it was our readers in this story.

Starting a Business is Like Taking Golf Lessons

PGA Professional Naomi Nesenoff has started a business that brings golf instruction and mentorship to women at their own courses and clubs. She shares parts of that journey with us in this piece and compares the process to that of taking a golf lesson, something to which we can all relate.

Bringing New Golfers to the Game – Matt Keller, PGA

PGA Professional Matt Keller is a GRAA Top 100 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional with a growing business portfolio in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He shares the story of how he got started in the game, where he was educated and why he is so motivated to build his golf business. His is a story to emulate if you want to have an impact in the golf industry.

Five Questions with John Dunigan, PGA – an Elite GRAA Growth of the Game Teaching Professional

John Dunigan is a mainstay at Golf Range Magazine and within the Golf Range Association of America. His willingness to share his knowledge and expertise is never-ending and is always inspiring and insightful. He graciously is the subject of this month’s Five Questions feature.

Blake Isakson, PGA – a GRAA Top 100 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional

PGA Professional Blake Isakson is celebrating 20 years in golf instruction. He and his wife Tara run Perfect Circle Golf, and they shared their great story with us for this GRAA award-winner profile.

Galloping Hill Golf Course – A Top 50 Public Facility in New Jersey

PGA Professional Matt Dunn shares the grandeur and beauty of Galloping Hill Golf Course, a GRAA Top 50 Public Facility and one of New Jersey’s finest.

Being a PGA Coach is Much More than Giving a Golf Lesson

PGA Professional AJ Gerlach sheds some light on what it takes to be a highly-effective PGA coach and golf instructor. Gerlach has the experience, education and enthusiasm to attract and motivate his students, members of Moss Creek Golf Club and visitors to the Hilton Head Island area.

GRAA Top 100 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional – T.J. Yeaton, PGA

T.J. Yeaton is a first time GRAA Top 100 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional, adding the honor to several other awards he’s received in the industry. He shares his story with us in this GRAA Award Winner profile.

Miracle Hill Golf Course – A 2022 GRAA Top 50 Public Facility

PGA Professional Phil Palmer tells us all about Miracle Hill Golf Course in Omaha, Nebraska. With golf, tennis and pickleball, there’s a lot to do at Miracle Hill. Here’s the story of this first-time GRAA Top 50 Public Facility.