Forest Akers Golf Course @ Michigan State University

2013 GRAA Top 50 Golf Range / Public Facilities

Forest Akers Golf Course @ Michigan State University

Tom Kang, PGA Professional

3535 Forest Rd. Suite C-88A

Lansing, MI 48910

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Facility Amenities:

  • Grass tees (3)
  • Bays with Mats (75)
  • Heated Bays (23)
  • Accurate yardage measurements from tees to targets
  • Short game practice area
  • Lighting for night use
  • Grass Putting Green
  • Covered Areas
  • Golf shop (2,500 sq. ft.)
  • Food & beverage

Type of Range Targets:

  • Flags
  • Bunkers
  • Built-up greens
  • Fairway cuts

Instruction provided.

Number of PGA Professional Instructors: 4

Clubfitting services provided.

Number of range balls dispensed per year: 3,000,000

Number of range balls in inventory: 100,000

New balls are acquired: Annually

Best range promotion: Range loyalty program. Once a month, we picked the top 10 range ball hitters and gave them rounds of golf, free range plays, and other prizes.

Special programs: Sparrow Adaptive clinic
The First Tee
Lansing Community College golf classes
Michigan State University golf classes
Lansing Catholic School District schools
Okemos Public Schools
East Public Schools