Golf Center Des Plaines

Golf Center Des Plaines

Brian Panek, Manager of Golf Facilities

353 N. River Road

Des Plaines, IL 60016

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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
  • Synthetic Putting Green
  • 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: 13,700,000

Number of range balls in inventory: 300,000

New balls are acquired: Two times per year

Best range promotion: Our best range promotion for the year was our holiday gift certificates. When you buy $50 you get a $10 bonus and when you spend $100 you get a $25 bonus. the bonus is only valid January 1st – March 31st, so this requires them to come back early in the year. We did over $45,000 in holiday gift certificates this year in the month of December.

Special programs: We are part of the Sticks for Kids Program. We have 3 special recreation groups that come to the Golf Center on a regular basis who learn the game of golf. We have a work-study program with Maryville Academy for At Risk kids. Finally, local high school golfers receive a 25% bonus on all purchases.