Penn State Golf Courses

2015 GRAA Top 50 Golf Range / Public Facilities

Penn State Golf Courses

Joe Hughes, PGA General Manager/Head Professional

1523 West College Ave.

State College, Pennsylvania 16801

(814) 863-0254

Facility Amenities:

  • Grass Tees (60)
  • Bays with Mats (32)
  • Accurate Yardage Measurements on Tees to Targets
  • Short Game Practice Area
  • Grass Putting Green
  • Golf Shop (6,00 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: 5

Clubfitting services provided.

Number of range balls dispensed on range per year: 900,000

Number of range balls in inventory: 4,000

New balls are acquired: Twice per year

Best range promotion: The best range promotion was our 10-token range card. When you buy a range card we offered for 2015 a free round of golf, greens fee only on our white golf course.We have made over 265% over last years to date. Our overall range revenue is up 24% YTD.

Special programs: Every Spring and Fall we have a Community Day, where we offer free lessons, free club fittings, a mini-golf course and Golzilla.