Course Design & Consulting

There’s never been a better time to turn your family ranch or corporate getaway into a shooting retreat. Michigan Shooting Centers offers turn-key services to property owners who are looking to add clay target, rifle, or pistol shooting amenities to their grounds. From the initial concept and design to construction, equipment and installation; we do it all!

  • Public and private shooting range layout and design
  • Shooting equipment sales, including clay target machines, release equipment, and technology
  • Project management
  • Profitability, marketing, and growth consulting for shooting ranges
  • Firearm sales (shotguns, rifles and pistols)
  • Gun fitting
  • Shooting instruction
  • Film, television and literary consulting

Michigan Shooting Centers is family owned-and-operated by Pat Lieske and his son, Drew. Since its founding in 2009, the Lieske’s have built their ranges southeast Michigan ranges (Bald Mountain Shooting Range and Island Lake Shooting Range) into Michigan’s pre-eminent shooting destinations. Our facilities have hosted countless major championships including more 10+ Michigan State Championships and the U.S. Grand Prix in 2017 .

Both Pat and Drew are accomplished, world renown shooters. Pat won the National Sporting Clays Championship in 2014 and was the first American to podium overseas at a World Sporting Championship (2012). He was inducted into the National Sporting Clays Association Hall of Fame in 2014.

Drew was the youngest Michigander to ever achieve NSCA (National Sporting Clays Association) master class – a feat which he accomplished at the age of 15 in 2010. In 2017, he won the individual collegiate National Championship by a record-setting 13 targets. He has been named to the NSCA All-American team eight times and to the NSCA U.S. Team twice.

Collectively, Pat and Drew have over 50 years of experience building and operating world class shooting facilities. They know shooting like no else. Whether you are looking to turn your property into an exclusive private sporting clays course or into a public shooting ground, we will make your vision a reality. They have provided consulting services on dozens of personal and commercial shooting construction projects. No job too big or too small.

Michigan Shooting Centers’ shooting sports design and consulting services are turn key. Each project consists of four primary steps:

Step 1: Vision and Scope

Establishing the customer’s aesthetic vision for the project, design preferences, and the overall goal for the intended grounds.

Step 2: Layout of Grounds

Design and layout the desired amenities to best maximize the space and topography of the land while ensure safety.

Step 3 : Equipment Options

Provide a proposal for the cost of equipment and professional installation and maintenance of the equipment. We offer a wide variety of equipment sales, including personal and commercial clay target machines and premium sporting & field guns.

Step 4: Construction Management

Discuss a concept for the construction of structures, roads, foliage and oversee the completion of the project.

We are authorized dealers and experienced installers of the following equipment, among others:

Pat Lieske – (810) 275 – 3078
Drew Lieske – (810) 624 -3647