Buffalo Grove Golf and Sports Center

2014 GRAA Top 50 Golf Range / Stand Alone Facilities

Buffalo Grove Golf and Sports Center

Kristy Vik, General Manager Golf Operations

801 McHenry Road

Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089



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Facility Amenities:

  • Bays with Mats (33)
  • Accurate Yardage Measurements on Tees to Targets
  • Short Game Practice Area
  • Lighting for Night Use
  • Synthetic Putting Green
  • Covered Areas

Additional Amenities:

  • Heated Bays (33)
  • Golf Shop (800 Sq. Ft)
  • Food & Beverage
  • Ball Flight Monitor

Type of Range Targets:

  • Flags
  • Bunkers
  • Built-up Greens
  • Water Hazards
  • Fairway Cuts
  • Hanging Targets with pictures of golf fairways on them

Instruction provided.

Number of PGA Professionals: 10

Clubfitting services provided.

Number of range balls dispensed on range per year: 6,247,000

Number of range balls in inventory: 38,000

New balls are acquired: Every year

Best range promotion: Included with the price of group lessons, a 2 1/2 hour practice punch card which does not expire. This brought students and friends into the facility which in turn improved their games because of the additional practice. It also increased the sales in the snack bar, pro shop, range and private lessons.

Special programs:

  • The First Tee Program
  • The local Special Olympians practice at the facility
  • Revelation Golf uses the facility to train veternas and people with special needs
  • The Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing