Swingers Bringing “Crazy Golf” to New York Hotel

By | April 17, 2018

The London-based entertainment venue, which has applied the Topgolf concept to blend elaborate indoor mini-golf courses with street-food offerings and original cocktails, will open its first U.S. location in Manhattan’s new Virgin Hotel.

$29M Drive Shack Facility to be Built in New Orleans

By | April 16, 2018

The golf entertainment complex will be housed in the former Times-Picayune building, and is expected to open by the end of 2019. The 62,000-sq. ft. facility will include three levels with 90 driving bays facing a netted range outfitted with targets and ball tracking, a gaming lounge, corporate and group event space, a roof terrace […]

Report: South Florida Golf Courses a “Risky Proposition”

By | April 2, 2018

With several golf courses in the process of being redeveloped as housing, including The Carolina Club in Margate, Fla., developers are looking at other options for golf course properties. Pulte Group is building 645 homes at the former Hillcrest Golf & Country Club in Hollywood, Fla., while soccer superstar David Beckham is considering transforming the Melreese Country Club […]

Dairy Creek GC Plans “Topgolf-Like” Facility

By | March 29, 2018

As a result of drought conditions, the San Luis Obispo, Calif., property will soon transform holes 10-18 into a separate nine-hole course, and will construct a facility in which visitors can hit range balls and have table service that will be complete by September 1. Within the next 12 months, the property also plans to […]

West Palm Beach (Fla.) GC to Undergo $86M Revival

By | February 14, 2018

Developer American Links plans to rejuvenate the municipal golf course by keeping the Dick Wilson-designed golf course largely intact, adding a Topgolf facility, and building an 80-100-room hotel or clubhouse. The developer is leasing the land for 29 years, and will cover the entire cost of the project. Developer American Links will orchestrate an $86 […]

Arizona Golf Facilities Focus on Fun to Broaden Appeal

By | February 6, 2018

Superstition Mountain Golf & Country Club in Gold Canyon, Ariz., and the Golf Club of Estrella in Goodyear, Ariz., are among the golf properties attempting to attract children, families, women and friends of regular golfers through activities such as croquet tournaments, craft-beer tasting events, and free equipment rentals for children. With fewer people playing the game than […]