Willie’s Custom Golf Center is open for business

STRASBURG – Willie’s Custom Golf Center is located at 4799 Yackey Drive, NW

The center opened several weeks ago.

The facility includes a driving range, TrackMan simulators, a club fitting room and a fully-equipped pro shop, which features any equipment a golfer would need.

Jeff and Susie Willis, the owners, purchased the 17.5 Acres of farmland about two years ago from Terry and Sherry Garber of Strasburg.

Spring has sprung and so has Willie's Custom Golf Center located at 4799 Yackey Drive.  NW in Strasburg.
Jeff and Susie Willis, the owners, purchased the 17.5 Acres of farmland, about two years ago from Terry and Sherry Garber of Strasburg.

“Susie and I were trying to come up with a name,” Willis said, “We decided to use my nickname, Willie.”

Jared Beatty, a fitting specialist, operates the pro shop and works with golfers. There are eight employees and Willis is seeking more workers at the center.

Jared Beatty, fitting specialist, operates the pro shop and works with Golfers.

About 20 years ago, the Willis’ purchased 180 Acres of land in Sugarcreek from the late Dale and Gladys Richardson to establish the Willandale Golf Course. Willis said Richardson was a farmer and milked 100 cows on a daily basis. They sold the business in 2018. At that time Willandale the course had 27 holes.

Willis also owns Five Waters Golf Course in Uhrichsville.

The golf center is a professionally designed indoor / outdoor range, which also includes the TrackMan golf simulators.

Jared Beachy hits golf balls at the TrackMan.

There are three 11×18-foot Trackman simulators, located in a 60×100-foot area. Willis said the information appears on the Simulator and lets the golfer see what they are doing wrong and looks at all their numbers.

There are plenty of golfing items to be had at Willie's Custom Golf Center.

TrackMan is the most accurate golf launch monitor in the world. It provides instant video and statistical feedback to show what the golfer did wrong and what to fix.

A feature that is popular at the facility is premium club fitting. The room is full of golf clubs and a computer-generated TrackMan analysis on each shot and the golf balls to get accurate readings. A golfer is fitted by a staff member with the exact Clubs needed for a day on the golf course.

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