Elmcrest Country Club

2015 GRAA Top 50 Golf Range / Private Facilities

Elmcrest Country Club

Brian Johnson, PGA Teaching Professional

1 Zach Johnson Dr. NE

Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

Facility Amenities:

  • Grass Tees (4)
  • Bays with Mats (1)
  • Accurate Yardage Measurements on Tees to Targets
  • Short Game Practice Area
  • Synthetic Putting Green
  • Grass Putting Green

Additional Amenities:

  • Pro Shop (1,000 sq. ft.)
  • Indoor Simulator
  • Ball Flight Monitor
  • Single indoor/outdoor Player Development Practice Facility consisting of four camera video technology, Flightscope technology, GC2 technology, and also as custom club fitting resources. Wedge Range consisting of a separate practice area with eight specific 4×4 ft. targets positioned between 30-100 yards. ECC also has a Golf Learning Center, which is an indoor practice facility used in the winter months. The GLC consists of three Full Swing Golf Simulators, a putting room
    with contours, three golf hitting stations for practice with both dual camera video technology and Flightscope launch monitor technology.

Type of Range Targets:

  • Flags
  • Bunkers
  • Built-up Greens
  • Fairway Cuts
  • Eight 4×4 ft. mats placed between 30-100 yards for wedge range practice

Instruction provided.

Number of PGA Professional Instructors: 3

Clubfitting services provided.

Total number of visits to range per year: 3,000+

Number of range balls dispensed on range per year: 200,000

Number of range balls in inventory: 8,000

New balls are acquired: Annually

Best range promotion: Using our new indoor/outdoor Player Development Cabin through a complimentary TPI (Titleist Performance Institute) experience. Golfers were able to schedule a free 30 minute session in which they received both a physical screening through TPI professionals as well as a swing analysis through our video and launch monitor technology.

Special programs: Host the annual Zach Johnson Foundation Classic. This event benefits the Zach Johnson Foundation which enriches the lives of young people and their families in the city of Cedar Rapids. The ZJF Pro-Am consists of over a dozen PGA, LPGA,, & Champions Tour professionals as well as celebrities from the region.