Golf Performance Institute of Toledo LLC “The Golf PIT”

2014 GRAA Top 50 Golf Range / Stand Alone Facilities

Golf Performance Institute of Toledo LLC “The Golf PIT”

David S Graf, Co-Fonder / Director of Golf

1610 Market Place Drive

Maumee, Ohio 43537

Facility Amenities:

  • Grass Tees (75 grass tee spaces – 200 yard wide and 30 yard deep grass tee)
  • Bays with Mats (25)
  • Accurate Yardage Measurements on Tees to Targets
  • Short Game Practice Area
  • Lighting for Night Use
  • Grass Putting Green
  • Covered Areas

Additional Amenities:

  • Miniature Golf Course (18 holes)
  • Heated Bays (25)
  • Golf Shop (2,500 Sq. Ft.)
  • Food & Beverage
  • Indoor Simulator
  • Ball Flight Monitor
  • Batting cages, nr soccer, indoor volleyball, outdoor “beach” volleyball
  • Executive golf course (6 holes ranging from 60 to 120 yards long)

Type of Range Targets:

  • Flags
  • Built-up Greens
  • Fairway Cuts
  • Wedge targets (4′ X 4′) colored boards that are spread 10 yards apart from 20 yards to 100 yards

Instruction provided.

Number of PGA Professionals: 6

Clubfitting services provided.

Number of range balls dispensed on range per year: 2,500,000+

Number of range balls in inventory: 75,000

New balls are acquired: Quarterly (add 50 dozen new range balls each week to our inventory)

Best range promotion: Offer a discount card called a “PIT PASS”; there is a graduated discount depending what a customer spends.

Special programs:

  • Site for the FIRST TEE
  • Offer a FREE “CLUBS FOR KIDS” clinic using the old fitting clubs to fit kids and give them the club and golf clinic to get them started in golf.
  • The Golf PIT also resurrected the once successful “Junior High Golf Tour” that is for 5th – 8th grade kids.  Play seven straight Fridays in September and October and offer Thursday golf clinics for the participants.