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CommonGround Golf Course – A GRAA Top 50 Public Facility

CommonGround Golf Course is a busy facility in scenic Aurora, Colorado. The club’s PGA Director of Golf Operations, Ben Pennymon, has been on the job for just six months, but was eager to share the many amenities available to golfers at his new home course, a four-time GRAA Top 50 Public Facility. Big-time tournaments and an array of player development programs are just the start at CommonGround Golf Course.

Innovation and Creativity at Stonebridge Golf Club 

Nick Jacobi is a PGA Master Professional at Stonebridge Golf Club in Monroe, North Carolina. His facility is very active, both through on-course play, and on its stellar practice facility. He shared some thoughts on the importance of a good range on customer engagement, player development and the success of the business in general.

The Country Club at Castle Pines – A Double Award Winner

Winning one Golf Range Association of America award is special. Two awards are twice as nice! That’s what you hear at The Country Club at Castle Pines these days. Cade Hassle is their PGA Head Professional and boy does he have a story to tell – renovations, new amenities and as fine a golf experience as you’ll get at a private club.

Five Questions with John Scarperia – Tex-Net Inc.

Tex-Net Inc. is a long-time GRAA partner, located in Florence, New Jersey. Owner, John Scarperia runs the company with his wife Annette – and what an interesting company it is. John sat down to tell us the story of his business, and describe a history that dates back to his grandfather in the 1940s .

The Masters’ World Class Practice Facility

Ever been to The Masters? Yeah, me neither. But Brendan Elliott, a former national PGA Youth Player Development Award winner, has been enough for both of us. He offers us a look inside the grounds of Augusta National, at a practice facility like none of us has seen before.

GRAA Award Winner Profile – Georgia Golf Center

Danny Elkins and Chris Asbell are long-time dedicated PGA Professionals who have grown the game of golf at Georgia Golf Center since 1994. They have an impressive resume of awards for teaching and playing, and have built their business to become a leader in practice facilities in the Atlanta area. As a GRAA award winner, we wanted to highlight the facility and the efforts of its owners.

Investing in Your Range – Tee It Up Golf Driving Range

The range revolution continues! After more than three decades of golf range ownership, Nick Franze still has his finger on the pulse of golf. His facility in Central Florida offers the best range technology in the business with Toptracer Range and is a shining example of how to grow and maintain a golf business amid the ups and downs.

Five Questions with Jason Fierro – Full Swing

Technology has changed the game of golf, and Full Swing is at the center of that revolution. The company’s COO Jason Fierro shared some time recently to sing the praises of their products, explain the technology and drop some names of the best players in the world who are using Full Swing products to maintain their elite level of skill.

Bringing New Golfers to the Range – David Impastato, PGA

Participation growth in golf usually coincides with growth in the businesses of the PGA Professionals facilitating the programs and managing the green grass facilities. David Impastato has done many things in the game, and his golf academy is flourishing. Check out our profile on Impastato, and witness the evolution of his stellar company, teaching the game, growing the game and giving back to the community.

Keeton Park Golf Course – Daring to be Different with a Cool Golf Vibe

Keeton Park Golf Course is a staple in public golf in Dallas. Ty Martinez is the head professional and son of award-winning PGA Professional Tony Martinez. They’re attracting a young and diverse clientele that is comprised of ardent golfers and newbies alike. The team at Keeton Park is doing a stellar job of growing the game with events and a cool golf vibe. Here are some exciting details.

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