Penn State Golf Courses

2014 GRAA Top 50 Golf Range / Public Facilities

Penn State Golf Courses

Joe Hughes, PGA General Manager/Head Golf Professional

1523 West College Avenue

State College, Pennsylvania 16801

Facility Amenities:

  • Grass Tees (30 tees with three different tiers)
  • Bays with Mats (32 hitting mats)
  • Accurate Yardage Measurements on Tees to Targets
  • Short Game Practice Area
  • Grass Putting Green
  • Golf Shop (1,200 Sq. Ft.)
  • Food & Beverage
  • Ball Flight Monitor
  • PGA Custom Club-Fitting for all of the major brands

Type of Range Targets:

  • Flags
  • Two sets of Poles, in 50 Yard increments
  • PSU Sonic Hitting Discs (4)

Instruction provided.

Number of PGA Professionals: 6

Clubfitting services provided.

Number of range balls dispensed on range per year: Over 1,000,000

Number of range balls in inventory: 3,000

New balls are acquired: Twice per year

Best range promotion: FREE Family Nights every Sunday in the Summer from June 15-August 15 from 1-4PM, Free Range Balls, Free PGA Instruction, Free Mini-Golf & Birdie Ball Golfzilla

Special programs:

  • Offer PGA Instruction
  • Attend local minor league MLB Spikes Games 12 games a year
  • Host Spring & Fall Family Events
  • Have a FREE Community & club-fitting days in the Spring
  • Give instruction our local schools and retirement homes