Founded in 1997, CityGolf is a state-of-the-art indoor practice facility located in the heart of downtown Boston.
Fully staffed by PGA Professionals, we offer everything from leisurely practice swings and virtual reality course simulation to putting lessons on our 280 square foot green to thorough instruction and swing analysis designed to improve your golfing fundamentals.
Gary Parker: PGA Head Golf Professional, Managing Owner
A full-time teaching professional, Gary Parker brings over two decades of high volume lesson instruction and a Class “A” PGA Membership to CityGolf. Gary’s formal training has included employment at Tom Kite’s signature golf course at the Legend’s Club of Tennessee and three years as a lead golf instructor at the Stow Acres Golf School. In the last twenty years Gary taught over 10,000 different golf students! Gary Parker is regarded as one of New England’s finest instructors, having won numerous awards including Boston Magazine’s Best of Boston Award. Gary also is hired regulary as a consultant to share is unparalleled expertise in implementing golf technologies at indoor and outdoor golf facilities as well as in private homes.
With a BBS in marketing from the University of Massachusetts (Amherst) Gary’s sales skills and marketing insights may be best described by a college professor/mentor: “Gary can
sell igloos to Eskimos”. From sales forecasting to marketing brochure design to presentation of this website, Gary provides CityGolf the necessary sales and marketing support functions that are so vital in promoting the business and tracking cash trends.
Sherri McDonald has recently relocated to the Boston area having come from the Mohegan Sun County Club where she ran the golf course for the casino. As the Head Golf Professional she was in charge of business and player development . She has extensive background in instruction, running golf schools, running golf facilities, and promoting the game of golf.
She played golf at Penn State University where she was Team Captain, All Big Ten, All American, and inducted into the Penn State Hall of Fame. Sherri played professionally for 3 years on the LPGA Futures Tour. She has been a NCAA Division I college coach for 19 years. She is most notably known for her time as a contestant on The Golf Channel’s reality TV show, BIG BREAK X – MICHIGAN.
She has been a key-note speaker for the PGA of America at the 2012 Golf Show in Orlando with The Golf Channel’s Jennifer Mill’s, PGA President Ted Bishop, and the Director of Player Development for the PGA of America Bob Baldassari. Her golf academies and facilities have been nationally recognized for their large volume of Player Development and “How to grow the golf industry” in a declining economy.
She is certified in golf specific fitness and looks forward to creating new programs and opportunities for those looking to improve their games.