“We have already started to see new customers since we installed Power Tee. Golfers and non-golfers have been hitting more balls daily. I wish I’d done it sooner!” After installing Power Tee at the driving range near Nottingham in mid-October of 2019, Ballers and Hackers is already seeing a huge impact in their golf club.
Power Tee recently sat down with the owner of Ballers and Hackers, PGA professional Rob Kerr, and asked what made him finally decide on Power Tee, and he answered, “I wanted to make my range more accessible to a wider audience and make it easier for people to hit golf balls. Obviously, I wanted to add value to the whole experience that I have here, and the Power Tees are so aesthetically pleasing that my range just looks so much better for having them. I wanted to introduce more families with younger kids, and this has worked straight away with parents coming back to me saying how much they and their kids love using the Power Tees!”
Rob added, “The instant feedback has been incredible, normally I only get feedback by way of complaints, but with Power Tee it’s all been positive, I’m amazed. The customers love the mats to hit from and the auto tee is so much fun to use.”
Rob took over Ballers and Hackers in 2010 and renamed the facility to its current name in 2017. Ballers and Hackers has 18 floodlit covered hitting bays, a 9-hole golf course, a 9-hole foot golf course, and a bar and restaurant. Since taking over, Rob has made sure his customers get the best of the best, which made installing Power Tee even more of a no-brainer.
“I was exceptionally nervous of putting my price up at first,” Rob mentions, “Having introduced other technology last year and met resistance across the board, I didn’t see how I could get an extra £1 per 100 balls just because I had installed Power Tee. Well, upon completion of the installation I put my prices up by £1 per 100 balls and have met zero resistance! Not one complaint, it’s been fantastic! I believe the golfers really see the value in improving the range.”
Besides bringing more money to the range now, Rob also mentions the biggest difference to the range has been the fact that they are now busy in the daytime. “We could be quiet during the day most days, but now every time I look at my range my Power Tees are firing out golf balls. Football matches, firework displays, bonfire nights used to kill us but not now. When Power Tee told me about the repeat purchase, I thought it was a sales gimmick, it really isn’t. I had a new customer visit me this week and he bought 100 balls, went on the range and then came back not once but twice more. We have never sold 300 balls to one customer in one visit before, truly amazing.”
Power Tee is thrilled to have added Ballers and Hackers to their distinguished partners list and Rob says he is thrilled with his Power Tee systems, and the fact that they have enabled him to open his range to a wider audience. Adaptive golfers are now able to use his range easier than ever before because it gives them independence and shows that Ballers and Hackers is really open to their whole community.
Rob says, “I pride myself on my integrity and the level of service I provide my customers with, I under promise and over deliver, I think I have found my perfect business relationship with Power Tee as they are exactly the same. No grandioso claims and then fail to live up to them, they told us what they can do, and they have delivered us with unrivalled service. Pre installation, during the installation itself and post installation follow up’s they have been the consummate professionals. They have made us feel that our business matters to them. This have never been a case of sell equipment then never see them again they have been hands on throughout. I have not worked with a company as good as them before! I wish to thank Power Tee for their professional conduct and for their great product.”
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Pictured top: Owner and PGA Professional at Ballers and Hackers, Rob Kerr, enjoying the new Power Tee system