Martin City Sports Complex/ Robin Nigro Golf Academy

2014 GRAA Top 50 Golf Range / Stand Alone Facilities

Martin City Sports Complex/ Robin Nigro Golf Academy

Mark Nigro, Owner

1 East 135th St

Kansas City, Missouri 64145

Facility Amenities:

  • Grass Tees (100)
  • Bays with Mats (34)
  • Accurate Yardage Measurements on Tees to Targets
  • Short Game Practice Area
  • Synthetic Putting Green
  • Covered Areas

Additional Amenities:

  • Miniature Golf Course (18 holes)
  • Heated Bays (34)
  • Golf Shop (5,000 Sq. Ft.)
  • Ball Flight Monitor
  • Beach volleyball
  • Taylormade Performance Lab

Type of Range Targets:

  • Flags
  • Built-up Greens
  • Target nets

Instruction provided.

Number of PGA Professionals: 1

Clubfitting services provided.

Number of range balls dispensed on range per year: 3 million

Number of range balls in inventory: 60,000

New balls are acquired: 4 times per year

Best range promotion:

  • Use range servant ball dispenser with computer
  • Sell 500 range cards a year and have used groupon.  $40 worth of balls for $20 our cut is $12.- sold over 1,500
  • Promote the heated bays and Power Tees on TV ads during winter time
  • Do TV and radio ads year around and did a one hour Radio show weekly on sports talk radio station
  • Promote our range, clubfitting , lessons, and the SAM Putting Lab

Special programs:

  • Participate in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade
  • Work with or donate to many charity golf events during the year