DanaRaderGolfSchool

 

Superior Facility Designed with the Student in Mind

In addition to its convenient location on an 18-hole championship golf course, Dana Rader Golf School, a Golf Channel Academy, features a premier training facility with scheduled club fitting and repair (Wednesday-Saturday), a private range, three practice greens and a greenside bunker.

Range Practice Facility

Dana Rader Golf School offers a full practice facility with driving range, three putting/chipping greens, a greenside sand bunker, and all-weather hitting bays. Our large practice greens offer challenging slopes and contours for chips and putts.

  • Our practice facility is open to the public for practice on a limited, space available basis due to scheduled lessons, annual program member usage, schools, camps and corporate events
  • Annual Membership or Purchasing a range card does not guarantee a space for practice. Please call ahead at 704-542-7635 to ask about availability
  • Please sign in at the front desk and have staff direct you to an open spot on the range
  • Do not use pyramids or buckets of balls that are set up for group instruction! A staff member will provide a bucket of balls for you (or replenish Annual Member buckets.)
  • Dress code: Collared shirts required for adults. Please no denim, cut offs, tee shirts or chambray. Shorts must be Bermuda length. No metal spikes permitted
  • One bucket per card punch; splitting a bucket is not permitted
  • Annual Members, unlimited practice if space available during business hours, or at Golf Club at Ballantyne* during their business hours, if space is available
  • Short game practice limited to one hour
  • Students with a scheduled lesson may practice gratis, 15 minutes before and 15 minutes after his or her lesson
  • No unattended minors on the practice range

Range Program

  • Per Bucket: $20 (85+ balls)
  • 10 Bucket Punch Card: $170

Range Policy/Hours of Operation

In season March 1-October 31:

Monday and Saturday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
(Practice must conclude at 4:30 pm)
There is no outside services staff on Mondays, and any balls used on short game greens must be picked up by the student, and returned to the front door area in a bucket. Please be courteous!)

Tuesday – Friday 8:30 am – 6:00 pm 
(Practice must conclude at 6:00 pm)

Sunday: Range at Dana Rader Golf School is closed*

In season March 1-October 31, practice is on our artificial turf system (mat) on Monday through Thursday and on grass on Friday and Saturday. Practice must conclude at 6:00 pm.

2016 Aerification dates: Monday-Wednesday June 20, 21 and 22. The range (as well as the golf course) will be closed for these three days.

 

Winter season Nov 1-February 28/29

Monday and Saturday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
(Practice must conclude at 4:30 pm)
There is no outside services staff on Mondays, and any balls used on short game greens must be picked up by the student, and returned to the front door area in a bucket. Please be courteous!)

Tuesday – Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm 
(Practice must conclude at 5:00 pm)

Sunday: Range at Dana Rader Golf School is closed*

Winter season Nov 1-February 28/29, practice is on our artificial turf system (mat) on Monday through Wednesday and on grass Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Daylight savings time dictates that practice must conclude at 5:00 pm.

*As an alternative, The Golf Club at Ballantyne keeps longer hours, and tokens are available at the Pro Shop for 3 sizes of buckets 704-248-4383.