PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance earns 'Top 100 Golf Practice Facilities in America' Award

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PGA of America

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Published: Wednesday, February 09, 2011 | 11:22 a.m.

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- The PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance, in Port St. Lucie, Fla., was named by Golf Range Magazine to its "Top 100 Golf Practice Facilities in America" list for the 12th consecutive year. The facility has received the award, which honors the best golf practice and learning centers, every year since the Center's debut in 2000.

"The PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance is extremely proud to have earned this tremendous honor from Golf Range Magazine, which marks a significant milestone of 12 straight years as one of the 'Top 100 Golf Practice Facilities in America,'" said Bob Baldassari, PGA general manager, PGA Village – which also features the PGA Golf Club's 54 holes of Championship golf by Tom Fazio and Pete Dye; and the PGA Museum of Golf, home to golf's four major Championship trophies. "This honor is a tribute to our staff and the PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance's state-of-the-art golf practice park, which offers instruction from top PGA Professionals, premier golf technology and fitness, and utilizes a practice layout that is emulated by facilities in the United States and overseas."

Owned and operated by The PGA of America, the PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance is a 35-acre prototype golf instruction and practice facility that is open to the public year-round. The award, presented by Golf Range Magazineand the Golf Range Association of America, joins other top designations for PGA Village, including being named as one of the "75 Best Golf Resorts in North America" by Golf Digest. In addition, the PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance was described as the "best golf practice facility in America" by TheGolfChannel.com.

"The PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance is proud of the tradition we have set for the highest standards in golf practice, instruction, technology and fitness," said PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance Director Holly Taylor. "We invite golfers of all abilities to come experience the facility, which features nine separate bunkers that simulate play worldwide, more than 100 hitting stations, short-game practice areas, putting greens, PGA of America Golf Schools, the PGA Center for Fitness and Performance, and the latest in golf instruction and innovation. The PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance is an incredibly unique experience that has something for every golfer to love."

For more information about PGA Village, call (800) 800-GOLF or visit pgavillage.com.