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Golfer’s Grail receives PGA approval

TAMPA – When Jeff Sproat opened Golfer’s Grail, an indoor golf facility, more than a year ago, he never doubted it would take off.

Sproat said it was a “pie in the sky” beginning, but it has paid off. The ultimate honor came when Golfer’s Grail was recently given approval by the PGA of America, the only indoor facility in Florida to get that honor. Players can also sign up for tee times on the Golf Channel’s Golf Now site.

“It was a big honor and it shows how far we have come,” Sproat said. “When you are the only one, that means something.”

Golfer’s Grail offers indoor play with events ranging from playing 18 holes at some of the most famous courses in the world to skills competitions like those seen on the popular golf television show “Big Break.”

Sproat is still looking for people to sign up for the five-week team competition. Scheduling is flexible. Even if a two-person team has to skip a week, they can play two round the following week.

And there is more going on. Sproat said the club is halfway through its first Get Golf Ready beginner clinic series that runs Monday nights and plans are in place for a Saturday clinic. Couples golf is held on the last Wednesday of each month. For $20, couples can get two hours of golf as well as instruction.

Also, the popular Yoga for Golf classes will resume in February with details to come.

“We are just continuing to expand,” Sproat said. It’s getting better all the time.’’


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