Central PA Golf Guide

Practice Facilities and Driving Ranges

Practice Facilities are listed alphabetically by city. Rates and availability are subject to change. The majority of the golf courses listed on our courses page have at least a putting green to practice on before beginning your round. Those listed below are for driving ranges and other specialty practice facilities. It is best to call the location to be sure of operating hours and fees.

Click on the name of the facility for more information.

Golf-A-Round America - Altoona  

317 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd, Altoona, 16601

Phone: (814) 941-7623

Golf-a-Round America offers you a whole new concept in the game of golf. With our highly advanced simulators, you can play eighteen holes completely indoors! Using standard golf equipment, you can play the worlds finest golf courses. You can relax with friends and associates in a spacious, country club style setting. Walk-ins welcome. http://www.golfaroundamerica.com/play-a-golf-simulator.html

Golf World - Altoona  

139 Golf World Lane, Newry, PA

Phone: (814) 695-2332

Golf World by Knisely is owned and operated by Don Knisely.  The professional driving range is just the place to perfect your swing.  So whether you are an avid golfer or just want to take the kids out for an afternoon of fun, the driving range is the place to come.  The recent addition of the automated ball dispenser allows for extended operating hours from sunup to sundown. http://www.leightys.com/golf.htm

Ravine Golf - Altoona  

600 Eldon Avenue, Altoona, 16602

Phone: (814) 942-3387

This is a driving range located in Altoona, Blair County. There are 11 practice tees to hit from.

Sinking Valley Country Club - Altoona  

RD3 Box 430, Altoona, 16601

Phone: (814) 684-0662

The driving range at Sinking Valley Country Club offers 16 tees for practicing your shots. A bucket of approximately 50 balls is $5.

Bedford Springs Resort - Bedford  

2138 Business 220, Bedford, PA

Phone: (814) 623-8100

Bedford Springs offers a dual ended practice facility. There are a number of tees to choose from and rates are fair.

Meadow View Country Club - Boalsburg  

100 Elks Club Road, Boalsburg, 16827

Phone: (814) 466-7231

This driving range is available for all golfers. There are 7 tee boxes available for use.

Tussey Mountain - Boalsburg  

341 Bear Meadows Rd, Boalsburg, 16827

Phone: (814) 466-6266

Take advantage of our driving range. With over a dozen tees, and 400 yards of driving space, you'll never need to worry about running out of fun. Driver rental also available. Mat and grass tee areas. http://www.tusseymountain.com/golf

Seven Springs Mountain Resort - Champion  

777 Waterwheel Drive, Seven Springs, PA, 15622

Phone: (800) 452-2223 x4000

With beautiful views of the Laurel Highlands, this driving range is available for all golfers. The facility has 12 tees to hit from.

Summit Country Club - Cresson  

56 Country Club Road, Cresson, PA 16630

Phone: (814) 886-9985

The Summit Country Club provides a driving range and practice green for its guests to utilize before a round of golf.

Eagles Ridge Golf Club - Curwensville  

122 WM Cemetery Road, Curwensville, 16833

Phone: (814) 236-3669

This driving range offers 5 tee boxes. A bucket of 45 balls is $5.

Kenterra Golf Course - DuBois  

929 Kennis Road, DuBois, PA 15801

Phone: (814) 583-7139

This driving range offers 5 tee boxes. A large bucket of balls is $4.

Ebensburg Country Club - Ebensburg  

408 Manor Drive, Ebensburg, PA 15931

Phone: (814) 472-6550

The ECC has an extensive practice area for use by its members and the public. The practice area includes a 350 plus yard driving range and an oversized practice putting green. A small bucket of balls is $3.00 and a large bucket is $7.00. The putting green allows golfers to touch up their chipping and putting game, and adjust to the green's speed before a round of golf.

Down River Golf Course - Everett  

Route 30, Everett, PA 15537

Phone: (814) 652-5193

The Down River Golf Course provides a 40 station driving range and putting green for all golfers.

Hidden Valley Golf Course - Hidden Valley  

One Craighead Drive, Hidden Valley, PA, 15502

Phone: (814) 443-8000

This driving range is available for all golfers. The facility has 12 tees to hit from.

Blair County Golf and Driving Range - Hollidaysburg  

2644 Old Frankstown Road, Hollidaysburg, 16648

Phone: (814) 695-3675

Blair County Golf Shop and Driving range offers the most comprehensive driving range in the area. We have both open air and covered tees as well as a nice grass hitting areas. Our range also has target greens with bunkers as well as a practice sand bunker with a target green.
Try out a club from our shop or get a PGA professional lesson, and take your golf game to the next level. http://blaircogolf.com/rangeinfo.html

Scotch Valley Country Club - Hollidaysburg  

18 Clubhouse Drive, Hollidaysburg, 16648

Phone: (814) 695-1478

The driving range at the Scotch Valley Country Club is one of the largest in the Central PA region. It provides nearly 35 tee boxes for use by golfers wanting to practice their swings. We have a Bi-level tee with short game area to work on your 100 yd and less shots, we also have two practices greens with bunker practice areas

Standing Stone Golf Club - Huntingdon  

Route 26 North, Huntingdon, 16652

Phone: (814) 643-4800

This driving range is available for all golfers. The facility has 12 tees to hit from. There is also a full putting and chipping green available for use anytime.

D & R Golf Heaven LLC - Johnstown  

3212 Somerset Pike, Johnstown, PA

Phone: (814) 288-3333

This is a driving range located in Johnstown, Cambria County.

Richland Greens - Johnstown  

352 Luray Avenue, Johnstown, 15904

Phone: (814) 266-1684

The Richland Greens Golf Center provides a driving range and practice green for its guests to utilize before a round of golf.

Great Cove Golf Club - McConnellsburg  

366 Riggs Drive, McConnellsburg, PA 17233

Phone: (717) 485-4157

This is a driving range offering 18 tee boxes for practicing your shots. A medium basket (60 balls) costs $5. A large basket (120 balls) is $10.

Nittany Country Club - Mingoville  

110 Country Club Drive, Mingoville, 16856

Phone: (814) 383-2611

This is a driving range offering 18 tee boxes for practicing your shots. A bucket of approximately 35 balls costs $3.

Chest Ridge Golf Center - Patton  

1075 Carroll Road, Patton, PA 16668

Phone: (814) 674-8934

This driving rage is located in Patton and has 20 tees to practice from.

Philipsburg Elks and Country Club - Philipsburg  

#2 Country Club Lane, Philipsburg, 16866

Phone: (814) 342-1114

This driving range is available for members and their guests only. There is no fee to use this facility and no practice balls are provided. All golfers are required to hit and retreive their own balls.

Skytop Mountain Golf Club - Port Matilda  

350 Freestone Drive, Port Matilda, 16870

Phone: (814) 692-4249

The facility features a full 1/2 acre of beautiful bent grass tee space, seven target greens of varying distance to challenge your control, 12,000 square foot practice green, a greenside bunker that will allow you to master your sand play, and even have a few hitting stations set up in the bluegrass rough. http://skytopgolf.com/practice-range

P.H.'s Golf Driving Range - Rockwood  

411 Barron Church Rd, Rockwood, 15557

Phone: (814) 521-8736

PH's Golf Driving Range is re-opened after some improvements have been made. Come on out and improve your swing or just to hit some for fun! https://www.facebook.com/PHs-Golf-Driving-Range-601951476482982/timeline

Long View Golf Center - Salix  

110 Maxine Drive, Salix, PA

Phone: (814) 487-4979

The range offers an automatic golf ball dispenser that is available 7 days a week from dawn 'til dusk. Please note: the automatic golf ball machine takes cash in the form of $1 and $5 dollar bills only. The range also provides 10 covered tee-off boxes and 5 open tee-off areas, in addition to, a luscious grass space if you prefer practicing on the green. Markers note distances on the field and 5 flagged sand areas provide targets for practicing your aim. Soft drinks and water vending machines are also on site. http://www.longviewdrivingrange.com

Fairways and Greens - State College  

2141 S. Atherton Street, State College, PA

Phone: (814) 237-6453

Fairways and Greens offers an indoor State-of-the-Art Golf Simulator including six driving ranges and more than 30 courses for you to practice your game no matter what the weather or season. Call the store for pricing and available times.

Penn State Golf Courses - State College  

1523 W. College Avenue, State College, 16801

Phone: (814) 863-0254

The driving range at Penn State Golf Courses provides 32 tees for use. There is also a very large putting green as well as several practice bunkers to hone your skills.

Toftrees Golf Resort - State College

One Country Club Drive, State College, 16803

Phone: (814) 234-8000

The driving range at Toftrees Resort offers 15 tee boxes for practicing your shots. There is also a large putting green available to practice your short game before you head out on the links.

Tipton Golf and Driving Range - Tipton  

587 Tipton Road, Tipton, 16684

Phone: (814) 684-3249

The driving range at Tipton Golf and Driving Range offers several tees for practicing your shots. There is also a short Par-3 course available for play.