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The Peninsula Golf & Country Club

2013 GRAA Top 50 Golf Range / Private Facilities

The Peninsula Golf & Country Club

Philip Ortiz, PGA Assistant Professional

32981 Peninsula Esplanade

Millsboro, DE 19966

http://www.peninsula-delaware.com

portiz@troongolf.com

Facility Amenities:

  • Grass tees (15)
  • Bays with mats (15)
  • Accurate yardage measurements from tees to targets
  • Short game practice area
  • Grass Putting Green
  • Golf shop (1,00 sq. ft.)

Type of Range Targets:

  • Flags
  • Bunkers
  • Built-up greens
  • Fairway cuts

Instruction provided.

Number of PGA Professional Instructors: 3

Clubfitting services provided.

Number of range balls dispensed per year: 650,000

Number of range balls in inventory: 68,000

New balls are acquired: Every two years

Best range promotion: During our Member-Guest Tournament, we set up the practice short game green like a putting course. We put out sand hazards, twigs, tee boxes, out of bounds, doglegs, and par ratings. Contestants were allowed to enter as many times as they liked and for our first year doing it, the fun they had was remarkable. It proved to be something different that we will continue to do for Member-Guest tournaments in the future.

Special programs: At our facility, we open ourselves to a local high school, Sussex Tech High School, so that they may have a great facility in which to hone and develop their skills. We also open ourselves to the Delaware State Golf Association for open play days for their women’s association and executive women’s association. Partnering with the DSGA allows us to gain exposure with golf enthusiasts who may, in the off chance, promote our facility to a potential homebuyer and new member.