The Highlands Golf Park is dedicated to the memory of Leslie W. Mercer, father of owner and retired teaching professional Anne Marie Scheuermann. Of Scottish heritage, Mr. Mercer was a marvelous teaching professional who worked diligently to make the game of golf available to all. He served lengthy terms as a USGA committeeman and sat on the USGA's Junior Golf Committee. Mr. Mercer pioneered the development of high school golf teams and was an early proponent of public links golf. His close friends included the great professional, Bobby Locke; the first PGA Tour Commissioner, Joe Dey; and famed Canadian Golfer, Don Cherry.
Family owned and operated, the Highlands endeavors to carry on his love for the game of golf along with its rich traditions. Anne Marie, together with her husband, Peter Scheuermann, developed and opened the Highlands on May 23, 1997. Their daughter, Gretchen Scheuermann (an LPGA Class A Teaching Professional) joined the operation in 1999. Anne Marie was instrumental in growing the business and encouraging many people with their golf games. In 2006 she was recognized for her contributions to women's athletics and was Inducted into the Northeast Women's Sports Hall of Fame. Peter & Anne Marie retired in 2007 but, you still may see them on the range once in a while!!
The Mercer-Scheuermann family has succeeded in supplying members of the community with a strategic, integrated practice area of exacting standards while maintaining a courteous atmosphere of fun and encouragement.
The Highlands Golf Park was featured in a 2006 issue of Golf Range Magazine - a national publication. In addition, the facility was chosen as a Top 100 Golf Range in 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2011!!
More great news.....Gretchen Scheuermann, owner and Director of Golf, was recently inducted into the Vermont Sports Hall of Fame!! in November 2013. Congratulations Gretchen!! Read More