John Platt

John Platt

Mistwood Performance Center

1700 Renwick Rd

1700 Renwick Rd, Romeoville, Illinois 60446, US

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Please indicate past awards won/recognitions:
PGA Section Teacher of the Year, GRAA Growth of the Game Teaching Professional, Golf Digest Best in State, Other (Indicate specific awards in 3-a below)

Other awards won (if provided):
Illinois PGA Junior Golf Leader, Illinois Player Development, NCAA National Teacher of the Year Division II/III

Total number of individual lessons given per year:
Male: 1000
Female: 300
Junior: 1200

Total number of individual clinics given per year:

Please indicate any Growth of the Game initiatives your facility/academy has launched over the past year (please give specifics on such programs):
I have initiated junior programs that are 12-months a year with Mistwood having a golf dome November-March.

Committed Athlete Program (JV) 60 max players-This program is a bi-weekly program based off our highest-level CAP program designed to provide golfers with a comprehensive and systematic approach to training, competing, skill improvement and personal development in a competitive group setting with their peers.

CAP (Committed Athlete Program-24 max players-Same as above, with attention on Varsity tournament player and active members on high school teams, these players are dedicated to improvement and are seeking to be aspiring college players, these qualified players should have a record of successful tournament play/improvement.

CAP (APEX)-Up to 16 players-This program was designed to further push our highest achieving players to play their competitive best. This program is by invite only as we invite Top Varsity players dedicated to improvement, have a consistent record of successful tournament play, who are college bound athletes!

Please share any programming you have made to keep your customers & students engaged:
At Mistwood Golf Club, we have a marketing team that produces videos throughout the season that engages not only the 225 members we have, but the general public as well since we are a Semi-private golf course. Over 100 of these can be viewed on you tube and Mistwood Golf Club social media sites.

I initiated a member only clinic that is ran in the summer on Thursday nights for 8 weeks that lasts 2-hours with a cocktail/appetizer hour after the clinic.

Wintertime in the golf dome I have a lady’s night once a month with up to 20 ladies attending, this has a been a huge success as I will be adding summer clinics this upcoming summer season.

I have pee wee juniors 5-9 clinics that are in the summer and winter, these clinics are once a week for four weeks and last 50 minutes. At the end of the clinic, we have tons of prizes and treats for all the kids which helps in a LOT of repeat customers!