Rick Edwards of Fairways Indoor Golf Center

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


Walter Lis

Walter Lis is the managing editor of Chicago Golf Report. Launched in 2010, Chicago Golf Report is the most visited website on Chicago golf and is one of the top ten most popular local golf websites in the country. We are a digital-only news and information resource covering everything golf in Chicago and its suburbs, providing the latest news about local golf facilities, golf events, golf instruction and even golf business.

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