Our guest this episode on The Chicago Golf Report podcast is Rick Edwards, owner of Fairways Indoor Golf Center. Rick is a passionate golf fan who has enjoyed a successful 20+ year career in marketing and design.
Fairways Indoor Golf Center is located at 503 West Taft Drive in South Holland, Illinois and offers state-of-the art MEVO+ technology and golf simulator software. Fairways Indoor Golf Center is a membership only facility for recreational and serious golfers in search of a year round practice and training environment to improve their club play and overall game.
In this discussion with Rick we talk about:
- How Rick turned his desire to play golf year-round into a business
- Why the south suburbs have become a golf mecca
- The unique benefits of a membership and practice-based indoor golf facility
- What golfers can expect from Fairways Indoor Golf Center
- What it takes to stand out in the standalone golf simulator business
- How Fairways Indoor Golf Center became a program site for the First Tee of Chicago
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