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Growing Golf in the Bronx

When you think golf, the Bronx, New York doesn’t always come to mind first. But to the surprise of many, there are green grass facilities in NYC’s northernmost borough, and there’s a driving range and practice facility that has served city-dwellars for more than half a century. Here’s the story of Turtle Cove Golf Center, a multi-year GRAA Top 50 Stand Alone facility.

First Tee – More Than Just Golf

After 25 years, First Tee has become a vital youth development program that impacts kids’s lives even more than it does their golf games. With an international presence and 150 chapters, the coaches and leadership at First Tee are changing lives with a common mission – but sometimes the methods might differ from chapter to chapter. Here’s a story about working for the greater good.

Washington County Golf Course – A Wisconsin Muni to Call Home

If you’ve read this publication before, you know that there’s a diverse array of golf courses in the industry that we highlight. From high-end private facilities to resort courses to your local municpal track, golf is great wherever it’s played. Washington County Golf Course is a gem of a muni in Hartford, Wisconsin. The man who manages everything golf (and more) helped paint a fun and welcoming picture of this course, practice facility and public golfer home away from home.

Five Questions with Zac Heuer of Wittek Golf

Wittek Golf is a leading company in golf course and driving range equipment and accessories. You’ve seen the name before, but might not fully-comprehend the scope of the Wittek Golf business. The company’s Marketing Manager, Zac Heuer shared some time recently to answer our five questions for this monthly Golf Range Magazine feature.

Investing in Your Range – Highland Golf & Country Club

Highland Golf & Country Club is an award-winning private facility, and a 2021 GRAA Top 50 Private Facility. Bill Pollert, the club’s esteemed PGA Director of Golf, shared his thoughts on the club and the investment they’ve made in its practice facilities. With an active membership, play and engagement are up at the Indianapolis country club. Here’s their story.

Liberty National Golf Club – A Perennial GRAA Winner

Golf is an experience that often goes beyond the score at the end of the day. Liberty National is one of those jaw-dropping facilities that leaves you in awe well after you’ve left. With stellar views of Manhattan and pristine practice and playing conditions, this is one club you must get to someday. PGA Assistant Professional Anthony King shared some information about the club and described the vibe of this one-of-a-kind venue.

GRAA Growth of the Game Teaching Professional – Derek Hooper, PGA

Derek Hooper has an international resume in golf that is as diverse any any other. Add to that the 2019 Southern Texas PGA Section Player Development Award and two consectutive GRAA Growth of the Game Teaching Professional awards, and the native of Australia continues to make an impact on the game of golf here in the U.S. He recently shared some information about his current facility, Royal Oaks Country Club in Houston for this profile piece on Hooper himself and the club he calls home.

GreatHorse – Award-Winning Golf and a Pillar of the Community

GreatHorse is a stellar golf facility just over the Massachusetts state line with Connecticut. It has all the private club amenities you would expect, and some you wouldn’t. It also has an exceptional family that has not only created a wonderful social gathering spot for its members, but continuously demonstrates the big heart they collectively have for local youth, the poor and under-served and the community as a whole. Here’s an inspiring story of a family giving back, in golf and out.

The Bog – A GRAA Top 50 Public Facility

The Bog is a GRAA-award winning semi-private facility in Wisconsin – yet another awesome golf course in the State of Wisconsin. They cater to some members, advanced ticket holders and public golfers on the range and within their events. It’s a beautiful landscape that made this piece extra fun to put together. PGA Professional Chris VanPietersom shared his insights on the facility he’s called home for two decades.

Pathways for Elite Young Golfers

Brendon Elliott has more experience teaching young golfers than many of his PGA Professional colleagues – his resume is stellar. In this piece, he provides some insight on working with juniors, and dealing with their parents. It’s a good story that all aspiring young golfers, and their moms and dads, should sit down and share together.

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