Our guest this episode of The Chicago Golf Report podcast is the Mike Foy, owner of Mike’s Golf Center in St. Charles, Illinois.
In this interview we discuss:
- Why he created Mike’s Golf Center to become a “country club without all the crazy rules.”
- How Mike fell in love with golf in middle school and decided to pursue a career in the golf industry after graduating from college with a degree in professional golf management.
- Why he had to switch from playing golf competitively to teaching because of tendonitis.
- The reasons why Mike chose St. Charles, Illinois for his golf center.
- The strengths of Uneekor simulators including overhead launch monitors, a wide variety of courses, and high-quality technology.
- Why Mike believes that the simulator golf industry is still new and has a lot of room to grow.
- How simulator businesses can help people who don’t have time to play golf on a regular basis or who live in areas with harsh winters.
- What the future of simulator technology might eventually look like, including virtual golf lessons and online golf academies.
- Mike’s favorite golf courses in the Chicago area.