35 Toptracer Range Bays Now Available at Historic Langston Golf Course
WASHINGTON, June 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The summer of 2020 marked the rebirth of washington d.c. municipal golf courses, when the National Links Trust signed a 50-year lease with the National Parks Service to restore and rehabilitate three historic facilities in the nation’s capital: Rock Creek Park Golf, Langston Golf Course and East Potomac Golf Links. Today, National Links Trust unveiled the Toptracer Range facility in 35 bays of the Langston Golf Course driving range, furthering its mission to make golf more entertaining, engaging, accessible and affordable, while preserving the architecture site history.
In addition to Langston Golf Course, projects are planned at both East Potomac Golf Links and Rock Creek Park Golf. These facilities are an essential part of the local community and the National Link Trust’s vision is deeply rooted in positively impacting the local community through a number of community outreach and golf course restoration projects as they aim to restore these lands to their rightful place as model municipalities. Excellency.
“Today is just one of many steps we will take to revitalize these three heritage-rich facilities here at washington d.c.“, said the co-founder of National Links Trust Will Smith. “Our commitment to improving facilities for golfers of all skills and backgrounds is unwavering. We recognize this is a unique opportunity to preserve the past and will ensure a bright, long-term future for these golfers. national treasures.”
Today’s launch event hosted the local youth and seniors programs that frequent Langston, located in Ward 5 of washington d.c., to be the first to audition Toptracer’s transformative technology that provides a fun and entertaining gamification experience for golfers of all ages on the driving range. The managers of National Links Trust, Toptracer and Troon, Langston’s golf and club management company, were LPGA professionals Emma Talley and Roger Steelea golf influencer, who helps grow the game of golf and diversify the sport.
“We are proud to partner with National Links Trust and Troon to bring Toptracer technology to these three golf courses that are incredibly rich in history and architecture, with a genuine commitment to making the game more accessible to the masses,” said Ben Sharp, President of Toptracer. “Making golf more accessible and fun is what Toptracer exists for and we believe the experience will create deeper connections to the game for generations to come.”
Toptracer will install its state-of-the-art technology at each course’s on-site practice facilities to create the right course experience for golfers and non-golfers at all levels, ensuring a fun, engaging and data-driven experience. In June 2020Troon has partnered with National Links Trust to manage the operations of the three washington d.c. municipalities.
“We are pleased to support National Links Trust and its vision to restore these municipalities to the place they deserve,” said Troon’s executive vice president of operations. Matt Hurley. “Our goal is to provide the best possible experience for golfers and non-golfers alike when they visit Langston, East Potomac Park and Rock Creek Park and we are committed to ensuring that the community takes pride in its local municipalities and s strives to keep them coming back often to enjoy the game of golf.”
Langston Golf Course opened on the banks of the Anacostia River in 1939 and is named after John Mercer Langstonthe first black American elected to the United States Congress since Virginia and the first dean of Howard University Faculty of Law. In the late 1970s the course was managed by a professional golfer Elder Leethe first black golfer to play in the Masters and 2019 recipient of the prestigious USGA Bob Jones Award. Langston is home to the oldest black golf clubs for men and women – Royal Golf Club and Wake-Robin Golf Club – in the country. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1991 and has been a staple in providing access to the game of golf to people from all walks of life since its inception.
To learn more about National Links Trust and its mission, visit www.nationallinkstrust.com. For more information about Toptracer, visit www.toptracer.com.
About National Links Trust
The National Links Trust (NLT) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and promoting accessible, affordable and engaging municipal golf courses in order to positively impact local communities across the United States of America. NLT is currently undertaking the Nation’s Capital Project – the revitalization of Washington, DC’s three municipal golf courses with the assistance of world-renowned architects Gil Hanse, Beau Welling and Tom Doak. In addition to restoring and renovating golf courses, this project also includes a number of community initiatives, including the Jack Vardaman Workforce Development Program and environmental improvement projects. Learn more at NationalLinksTrust.org.
Toptracer, an innovative technology from Topgolf Entertainment Group, is the most widely used and trusted advanced ball tracing technology. The first of its kind to be introduced to the game of golf, Toptracer has revolutionized the way viewers experience the game at select Topgolf locations, at the driving range and while watching major golf tournaments. Today, Toptracer technology powers more than 500 Toptracer range practices in 31 countries. Learn more at toptracer.com.
Based at Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf and golf-related hotel management company. In addition to golf, Troon specializes in the management of homeowners associations, private residence clubs, property management and associated hospitality venues. Troon’s award-winning food and beverage division operates and manages more than 670 dining establishments located at golf resorts, private clubs, coin golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in over 45 states and over 30 countries, Troon’s family of brands includes Troon Golf, Troon Private, Troon International, Indigo SportsICON Management Services, CADDIEMASTER, Peter Burwash International, True Club Solutions, Cliff Drysdale Tennis, RealFood Hospitality, Strategy and Design and Casa Verde Golf. For news and additional information, visit www.Troon.com, or connect with Troon on Facebook, TwitterInstagram, Troon Chronicles, Press Room or subscribe to Troon Magazine.
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