Few think that Topgolf is a threat to the traditional golf club because the experience is so different. But it touches golf, and it has the potential to be disruptive—or to help grow the game.
The Orange County Board of Supervisors has given approval for lease negotiations to begin with potential developers of about 200 acres of the former Coyote Canyon landfill outside of Newport Beach, Calif. The leading plan would build an 18-hole short course, a double-ended, double-decker driving range, 12,000-sq. ft. clubhouse, 16,000 sq. ft. of ballrooms and wedding gardens, and a food court with a patio.
Many properties in Florida, including The Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, The River Club and Legacy Golf Club in Bradenton, and Crosswinds GC in Savannah, Ga., have reopened following minimal damage from Hurricane Irma. The Wilderness at Lake Jackson (Texas) showed creative thinking in preparation for Hurricane Harvey by positioning its equipment on elevated points […]
With Under Armour’s golf category growing 25% in the past three years and the introduction of Foray Golf, which specializes in golf apparel for young women, both millennials and women are being drawn to the sport, with off-course facilities like Topgolf leading the charge. Millennial golfers are breathing life into the sport despite a steady stream […]
The golf organization will support Topgolf’s hiring efforts, while the golf-oriented entertainment venues will promote PGA of America events and support Junior League Golf. Topgolf was also the subject of a report about a potential partnership with the Ala Wai Golf Course in Hawaii.
The sports entertainment company is partnering with Cineplex to open multiple Topgolf venues in urban markets across Canada during the next several years. Financial terms of the partnership were not disclosed. Topgolf® and Cineplex, an entertainment and media company, have announced an exclusive partnership that will bring Topgolf’s sports entertainment experience to Canada. The joint venture will see the […]