The Ackerman Academy

The Ackerman Academy

The Ackerman Academy at Prairie View Golf Club is the home of the Golf School of Indiana. It includes a state of the art building, a large practice range and a chipping/pitching/bunker area.

Building Features


  • 8 Hitting stations for inside / out practice
  • Heating units for each hitting station
  • T.V.s and launch monitor use for each hitting station
  • Club Fitting room with all the latest manufacture options
  • New putting green that focus on all aspects of putting training
  • Club Repair and Enhancement area
  • New Mats for the hitting bays and outdoor tee line

Outside Range


  • Large grass teeing area
  • Short game range targets inspired by the Mike Bender Golf Academy in Orlando Florida
  • Multiple targets (poles) that are set to PGA Tour shot dispersion patterns



Golf Balls

Good quality golf balls are a feature of the practice experience at the Golf School of Indiana. We regularly rotate practice balls to ensure quality and offer a “tour player” experience in which students / customers have access to practice with premium golf balls. When working on short game or distance control, ProV1’s and TP5’s give you that reassurance that you are doing everything you can to improve your game!

  • Taylormade Yellow range balls for everyday use
  • Premium Golf Balls from Taylormade (TP5) and Titleist (ProV1)

Flightscope MEVO

Students / Customers can ask to use launch monitor units from Flightscope as part of their practice session. Indoor bays are equipped with these MEVO units.





Golf School Packages

The Golf School of Indiana can also take care of your golf destination needs. We offer multi-day schools that can include golf, instruction, club fitting and more!

Custom Package

  • Custom amount of Instruction: Days/Hours
  • Custom amount of golf at Prairie View Golf Club
  • Food and beverage options
  • Club Fitting Packages
  • Playing Lessons with our Professional Staff
  • Unlimited practice at the Ackerman Academy

Prices starting as low as $199 per player per day. Please contact Brad Fellers for addition pricing information.

OUR INSTRUCTORS

Brad Fellers
Brad Fellers
Brad Fellers
Erika Wicoff
Brad Fellers
Max Niehans
Fred Mattingly
Fred Mattingly
Brad Fellers
Bruce Rearick