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Golf Center Des Plaines

2015 GRAA Top 50 Golf Range / Stand Alone Facilities

Golf Center Des Plaines

Brian Panek, Manager

353 N. River Road

Des Plaines, IL 60016

http://www.golfcenterdesplaines.com

brian.panek@DPParks.org

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Facility Amenities:

  • Grass Tees (30)
  • Bays with Mats (80)
  • Accurate Yardage Measurements on Tees to Targets
  • Short Game Practice Area
  • Lighting for Night Use
  • Grass Putting Green
  • Covered Areas
  • Batting cages, go-carts, arcade

Additional Amenities:

  • Heated Bays (80)
  • Golf Shop (2,400 Sq. Ft.)
  • Food & Beverage
  • Indoor Simulator
  • Ball Flight Monitor

Type of Range Targets:

  • Flags
  • Bunkers
  • Water Hazards

Instruction provided.

Number of PGA Professional Instructors: 9

Clubfitting services provided.

Number of range balls dispensed on range per year: 14,000,000

Number of range balls in inventory: 300,000

New balls are acquired: Two times per year

Best range promotion: In March we run a special called “More Bang For your Buck”. This is the best time for customers to put money on their range card. $30.00 gets you $5.00 free, $50.00 gets you $10.00 free and $100.00 gets you $25.00 free. In Illinois, Golf season is just starting off, and we want to encourage people to start early and come back to us for practice throughout the year.

Special programs: We work with over 10 local high schools on a year round basis. Besides them holding practices and camps throughout the year at the Golf Center, all players receiev a 25% bonus throughout the year. We have three special recreation groups that use our facility for adults and kids with special needs. We conduct a food drive and coat drive once a year as well.