Bear’s Best Atlanta

2013 GRAA Top 50 Golf Range / Public Facilities

Bear’s Best Atlanta

Craig Riddle, General Manager

5342 Aldeburgh Drive

Suwanee, Georgia 30024

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Facility Amenities:

  • Grass tees (35)
  • Accurate yardage measurements from tees to targets
  • Short game practice area
  • Grass Putting Green
  • Covered Areas
  • Golf shop (600 sq. ft.)
  • Food & beverage

Type of Range Targets:

  • Flags
  • Bunkers
  • Built-up greens

Instruction provided.

Number of PGA Professional Instructors: 2

Clubfitting services provided.

Number of range balls dispensed per year: 1,800,000

Number of range balls in inventory: 5,000

New balls are acquired: Three times per year

Best range promotion: We started a ladies golf program in 2013 that has grown to 20 ladies (Bear’s Best Babes). We have continued our Player Development Program (Range Program) – This program nets us approximately $10k per month. The program includes unlimited range use, one round of golf per month, and discounted greens fee at “off peak” times.

Special programs: We host the Girl Scouts of America each year for a clinch which draws 100+ participants. We participate in fundraising for: First Tee, Folds of Honor, and Patriot Golf Day. We host a ClubCorp Charity Classic which benefits MDA, Employee Partner Foundation, Buford/N. Gwinnett Rotary Club.