For the more than 7,000 avid golfers who have completed our automated ProGuide3, the desire for an outstanding practice facility has consistently ranked high among their criteria for an ideal golf club in the Sun Belt.
In Naples, Florida, where golf is a way of life, PGA Professional Lynn Josephson knows all about what makes an outstanding practice facility. With more than 35 years as a PGA member, Lynn helped build three of the finest golf facilities in Naples – Olde Florida Golf Club, Old Collier Golf Club, and the Golf Club of the Everglades.
What’s more, Lynn’s a co-founder of Golf Life Navigators and he’s the president of our company. So, when we asked Lynn to provide us his Top 5 Practice Facilities in Naples, he was on it.
So, here are Lynn Josephson’s Top 5 Practice Facilities in Naples, Florida. If you’re looking for game-improvement (and who isn’t!), you gotta check these out!
The Golf Performance Center at Grey Oaks Country Club features four bays equipped with V1 Coaching Software. TrackMan, Kvest and FlightScope Launch Monitors provide the ability to map the progression of your swing, the trajectory of your ball, smash factor, angle of descent, and more, for the ultimate club fitting. Our certified, professional instructors are on site to guide you through the technology. Data and information from these programs can even be emailed for your reference after the lesson.
Two pitching greens receive shots from 100 yards and in. The chipping green and bunker short-game area provide the perfect setting to work on short chips and greenside bunker shots.
Pelican Marsh Golf Club’s practice facility has a 50-yard-long tee box and totals 300 yards in length. The size of the practice facility, along with the varied distance targets, provide championship practice facility conditions for any ability golfer. The chipping and putting greens neighbor the driving range and provide all types of short-game shots along with consistent green speeds and conditioning that you will find on the golf course.
The 36 holes at Quail Creek are complemented by excellent practice facilities, including an acre-size range tee, a dedicated chipping and bunker green, a short range with targets from 25-90 yards, and three dedicated putting-only greens. These facilities are also home to the Junior Golf Performance Academy, a 130-plus golfer program that boasts numerous Drive, Chip and Putt and US Kids World Champions.
If your golf game needs some work, Golf Club of the Everglades offers a spectacular setting for improving your game. The expansive practice facility offers a double-ended range with five target greens and a fairway bunker.
The Club’s short-game practice area includes two practice bunkers and a manicured target green, with closely mowed grass and rough-height hitting areas, to help you practice any shot encountered on the course.
A perfect setting to work on your game or warm up before your round.
The Club Pelican Bay practice facility has a two-sided tee approximately 300 yards from end to end. Both of the tees can accommodate 30-35 golfers at the same time. There are many target greens for the golfers to enjoy while practicing
Along with the two-sided range tee there are two separate short-game areas. The short-game area on the South tee has two greens and can accommodate shots up to 100 yards. The North short-game area has one green that is well-bunkered.
In addition to a beautiful practice facility, Club Pelican Bay is equipped with a state-of-the-art Trackman Launch Monitor for our members to enjoy with one of our certified Trackman Professionals.