St. X to build new state-of-the-art golf facility
St. X announced Monday that a new state-of-the-art golf facility will be built on campus in hopes to enhance the rich golf tradition already in place at St. X.
“A new state-of-the-art facility under construction on the campus of Saint Xavier High School will add to the number of alumni competing in future US Opens, school leaders hope,” St. X said in a news alert. “With former player, Justin Thomas ’11 playing this week in Oakmont, Pa., the bar is set especially high.”
The Bill Musselman ’63 Golf Center will include two indoor hitting bays, a putting green, high definition golf simulator and a team room in nearly 2000 square feet of space. The facility will provide year-round training for the Tiger Golf team and will also accommodate an introduction unit on golf for all freshman students as well as future intramural events.
“We are honored to see this addition for our athletic and physical education programs, “Dr. Perry Sangalli, St. X President, said in a news alert. “The Musselman family and our other donors have once again demonstrated how important their experiences were here and how they hope to enrich the St. X experience for future students.”
One of the other donors is Thomas, a PGA Tour professional who graduated from St. X in 2011.
“This facility will provide the best indoor opportunities for our golf team and students,” Thomas said to St. X. “I am proud to have provided my support and look forward to seeing how exposure to the sport I love will affect the future Tigers.”
According to the alert, the facility will take approximately 12 weeks to complete as “the school continues to repurpose space as a strategic priority for the campus. This area once served as a weight lifting room and was most recently used for storage.”
This brand new facility will only help the already 20-time state champion Tiger Golfers.