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Castle Pines Golf Club

2015 GRAA Top 50 Golf Range / Private Facilities

Castle Pines Golf Club

Don Hurter, PGA Professional

1000 Hummingbird Drive

Castle Rock, CO 80108

donhurter@golfintl.com

Facility Amenities:

  • Grass Tees (40)
  • Short Game Practice Area
  • Grass Putting Green

Additional Amenities:

  • Pro Shop (1,100 sq. ft.)
  • Ball Flight Monitor

Type of Range Targets:

  • Flags
  • Bunkers
  • Built-up Greens
  • Fairway Cuts

Instruction provided.

Number of PGA Professional Instructors: 6

Number of LPGA Professional Instructors: 1

Clubfitting services provided.

Total number of visits to range per year: 14,500

Number of range balls in inventory: 14,000

New balls are acquired: 2 times a year

Best range promotion:

We closed the course early last fall to rebuild our greens, update the green complexes and build a new par 3 hole. I kept the membership updated with the course changes and progress throughout the winter and spring with our Castle Pines You Tube account. We have a national membership and they were still able to track the progress of the construction. There was a lot of excitement about the changes to the course and to help capitalize on that “buzz” about the course, I promoted a day in May that was called “Approaches and Appetizers” . We had a Demo Day in the afternoon with 5 club vendors, our Golf Course Superintendent and General Manager took the members on a golf course tour to show the changes to everyone and we ended the day with an approach shot on the brand new #16th hole. We had appetizers and drinks on the new par 3 tee box and had a closest to hole contest. The closest shot won a Scotty Cameron putter and we did over $20,000 in club sales that day. It was fun to see the excitement of the 35 members who participated that day.

Special Programs:

We participate in the Folds of Honor Foundation every season. We take out a portion of our Saturday men’s game entry fee and we contribute approximately $2000 a year to the Foundation.