Mistwood GC Awarded 'Best Golf Schools & Academies' in Midwest
By Dave Daubert
Mistwood Golf Club, a Chicago area 18-hole golf course with a 5,000-square-foot state-of-the-art golf and training facility, has been recognized as a 'Best Golf School & Academy' in the Midwest by Golf Digest's 2021 Editors' Choice awards. The Performance Center at Mistwood, a first-time recipient, is committed to servicing golfers of all abilities and creating a unique, fun experience with award-winning staff and technology. This is the sixth year Golf Digest has released the annual Editors' Choice awards and the list of winners includes a multitude of products that are geared to help golfers play better, smarter, and healthier.
"It's an incredible recognition to be on this list of some of the most elite instructors and facilities in the country," said Andy Mickelson, Director of Golf. "The backbone of Mistwood has always been its strong golf culture, and that begins with having the best team of PGA and LPGA professionals leading our instruction. Whether working with the beginner whose goal is to make contact, all the way up to top high school talent looking to play in college, our team is best suited to help you reach your goals."
In 2020, Toptracer was installed at the Mistwood Performance Center, further elevating the course's public golf experience. The facility also features 11 heated hitting stations for all-season practice, and two teaching/club fitting bays utilizing all of the latest in state-of-the-art technology. Technologies within the facility include two Trackman's, SAM PuttLab, Quintic Ball Roll, GC Foresight, Boditrak, a V1 Sports branded academy, dedicated full-service club repair and club building studio, and a full-service bar with 16 flat-screen televisions throughout the facility.
Most recently, the Performance Center at Mistwood Golf Club was honored as a Top 50 Public Range by Golf Range Association of America (GRAA), and is a multiple-time recipient of Golf Digest's Top 100 Club Fitters.
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About: Dave Daubert
David has been writing about golf since the turn of the century. He was Managing Editor at a regional golf magazine for 11 years, published in Canada, the IAGTO and a Staff Writer for The Georgia Golf Trail. His insightful perspective brings golf to life.