PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – The PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance – located at the 54-hole PGA Golf Club – has been named “Top 50 Range” in the public category by the Golf Range Association of America (GRAA).
Owned and operated by the PGA of America, the PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance has made the prestigious list 15 consecutive years. The innovative 35-acre performance enhancing facility houses: 100 full-swing practice stations; nine distinct bunker types simulating play worldwide; spacious pitching and chipping area; 7,000-square-foot USGA putting greens; and the “Discover Golf Course,” a three-hole teaching course.
“We are honored to once again be recognized by the GRAA for our innovation, state-of-the-art facilities and incredible staff,” says Jimmy Terry, General Manager at PGA Golf Club. “The PGA of America is committed to growing golf through game improvement, and the PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance is one of the flagships of that mission.”
The PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance offers an array of golf schools, private instruction, and golf clinics, as well as the PGA of America’s “Get Golf Ready.” Golfers also enjoy a world-class fitness and performance center, fully-equipped golf shop, and equipment fitting / testing center. Daily, weekly and monthly memberships are available for adults and juniors.
“We invite golfers of all abilities and ages to come out and experience this unique facility and take advantage of the latest instruction and technology,” says PGA Golf Club Director of Operations Jeremy Wiernasz. “Our programming for juniors is also outstanding, including the six-week ‘Born to Play,’ youth golf camps, Junior Performance Camp and PGA Sports Academy – a long-term development system based on years of research.”
The GRAA, based in New Canaan, Conn., was formed in 1991. It publishes the industry's leading driving range trade publication, Golf Range Magazine, six times per year. Honorees were recognized at the 2016 PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, FL. and are listed at the GRAA website, www.golfrange.org