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Construction begins on East River short course near downtown Houston

Construction of a nine-hole par-three course by Smelek Design has started at East River, a new 150-acre development in Houston, Texas. Richard Humphreys provides the details in this piece.

GRAA Award Winner Facility Profile: Chi Chi Rodriguez Golf Club and Driving Range

Chi Chi Rodriguez is one of the very best people that golf has produced in the history of the game. With eight PGA TOUR victories to his credit, he continues to make his most important impact off the course. The Chi Chi Rodriguez Youth Foundation, Golf Club and Driving Range, located in Clearwater, Florida serve local youth and educate them in and out of the game of golf. Here’s an inspiring account of those efforts.

GRAA Award Winner Profile – Travis Becker, PGA – Ironworks Golf Academy – Beloit, Wisconsin

Club fitting has become an integral aspect of many golf facilities and academies. Travis Becker is an award-winning club fitter with an impressive teaching and management resume, as well. The 2020 GRAA Top 100 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional shared some highlights from Ironworks Golf Academy, and detailed their efforts to teach, fit and engage their clients and members, growing the game and the Ironworks business as well.

Five Questions with Larry Ward, PGA and Tyrus York, PGA – High Performance Golf Academy, Nicholasville, Kentucky

Larry Ward and Tyrus York are two award-winning PGA Professionals and teachers, who have collaborated for a decade to create one of the leading golf academies in the U.S. Through innovation, education and relationships, they now serve a diverse clientele, teaching them the technical aspects of the swing, while ensuring their students are playing equipment that is suitable to them, as individuals. They shared some time to answer our Five Questions this month.

GRAA Award Winner Profile – Sycamore Hills Golf Club, Fort Wayne, Indiana

Sycamore Hills Golf Club is one of those facilities that does a lot of things well. With award-winning PGA Professional, Tim Frazier at the helm, the club serves its membership with the greatest of care and consideration for their needs. Frazier spoke about his club for this GRAA Award Winner Facility Profile.

Bringing New Golfers to the Range – Severna Park Golf Center

After almost two decades working in golf abroad, PGA Professional, Shay Smart, has returned to the U.S. to help Severna Park Golf Center build on the momentum it’s seen amid COVID-19. He shared some time to chat about the exciting things happening at the Maryland practice facility.

GRAA Award Winner Profile – John Prince Golf Learning Center

John Prince Golf Learning Center is a 2020 GRAA Top 50 Stand Alone Facility. An integral part of the Palm Beach County Golf family of courses and ranges, John Prince has programs in place to engage the many new golfers they’ve welcomed to the game amid the pandemic, and offers many vital amenities that new and seasoned golfers look for in a practice facility.

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