Golf News for Tuesday, January 15, 2013 | Courses

Cog Hill And Pine Meadow named to the 2012 Top 50 Golf Ranges

LEMONT, Ill. -- Jemsek Golf announced today that two of its facilities, Cog Hill in Lemont and Pine Meadow Golf Club in Mundelein were named among America's Top 50 Golf Ranges in the Public Category by Golf Range Magazine.

Cog Hill and Pine Meadow Learning Centers are open year round. Both practice facilities have large natural grass hitting areas, target greens and a well-groomed short game area with chipping, bunker and putting greens. Cog Hill also has 50 covered and 25 heated hitting bays allowing golfers to practice in the winter or during inclement weather along with a private teaching tee and short game area with three practice greens.

"We are honored to have two of our facilities recognized as the best golf ranges in the country," said Frank Jemsek, CEO, Jemsek Golf. "At Cog Hill and Pine Meadow, we strive to offer programs for golfers of all ability levels to help them improve and truly enjoy the game. Both Learning Centers are ideal places for individuals and families to learn the game, and spend quality time practicing."

The Top 100 Golf Ranges In America recognizes facilities that distinguish themselves in the areas of teaching and training, operations and community outreach. Cog Hill and Pine Meadow Learning Centers offer instructional programs from beginners to highly competitive amateurs and private instruction by PGA and LPGA teaching professionals who are ranked among the best in the state. Additionally, Cog Hill and Pine Meadow host a number of demo days throughout the year and offers club fitting sessions by appointment.

Cog Hill and Pine Meadow Learning Centers are open daily from April 1 - October 31 from dawn to dusk. Cog Hill is also open daily in the winter (Nov. 1 - March 31), 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Pine Meadow is open during the winter months, Tuesday - Sunday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Jemsek Golf owns and operates Cog Hill Golf and Country Club in Lemont, Ill., St. Andrews Golf and Country Club in West Chicago, Ill., and leases Pine Meadow Golf Course in Mundelein, Ill.

Jemsek Golf has been recognized nationally for its leadership role in daily-fee golf by the National Golf Foundation and the PGA of America. Also, Joe and Frank Jemsek are members of the Illinois Golf Hall of Fame which recognizes individuals who have significantly contributed to the rich history and tradition of the game.