Vitense Golfland

2014 GRAA Top 50 Golf Range / Stand Alone Facilities

Vitense Golfland

Joel Weitz, President & PGA Professional

5501 Schroeder Road

West Beltline Highway & Whitney Way, Wisconsin 53711

Facility Amenities:

  • Grass Tees (60 in total rotating between mats and grass)
  • Bays with Mats (80 but this includes the ability to rotate these between mats and grass)
  • Accurate Yardage Measurements on Tees to Targets
  • Short Game Practice Area
  • Lighting for Night Use
  • Synthetic Putting Green
  • Grass Putting Green
  • Covered Areas

Additional Amenities:

  • Miniature Golf Course (54 holes – Two 18 hole outdoor courses and one 18 hole indoor miniature golf course)
  • Heated Bays (37)
  • Golf Shop (1,000 Sq. Ft.)
  • Food & Beverage
  • Indoor Simulator
  • Ball Flight Monitor
  • Golf Suites on Golf Range
  • TaylorMade Player Development Center featuring Motion Analysis Technology by TaylorMade (MATT system) – a sophisticated fitting system
  • 9 hole par 3 golf course
  • 9 hole certified footgolf course
  • Batting cages (8)
  • Jumpshot – trampoline game
  • Water Wars – water balloon game
  • Climbing wall with 5 routes
  • Arcade
  • Remote Control Boats
  • Platform Tennis

Type of Range Targets:

  • Flags
  • Bunkers
  • Built-up Greens
  • Built-up greens are mowed providing view of putting greens on golf courses
  • Sponsors of the Golf Suites- offer sponsor target signs on the golf range
  • Metal storage bins on the golf range for shorter shots

Instruction provided.

Number of PGA Professionals: 6

Clubfitting services provided.

Number of range balls dispensed on range per year: 6,000,000

Number of range balls in inventory: 150,000

New balls are acquired: 70,000 new range balls every year

Best range promotion: Recently completed the new Golf Suite area added to the golf range. This area features an upscale golf range environment designed for a year round comfortable practice and entertainment experience. This is a unique environment featuring a wide variety of services such as wait staff service and wireless TVs that can be rolled into the Golf Suite.

Special programs:

  • Partner of The First Tee in the Madison area
  • Host fundraising events at the facility on a regular basis- design events based on the the magnitude of the organization’s expectations. Based on that analysis, the planning becomes more intensive with additional creative opportunities for them to enhance their funding.
  • Support an extensive number of fundraising events in the greater area by providing free packages at the facility