Indoor golf venues are on the rise, with more businesses utilising dynamic technology available on the market to create popular golf experiences.
From putting through glitter temples to exclusive indoor golf club memberships, the industry is opening its doors to a new wave of economic growth in sectors that have never formerly been combined. Made available through the advancing digital age of golf technology together with bags of creativity, the commercial landscape is now a colourful example of how this growing trend is enticing a new generation of golfer to the game.
We have selected a few of our favourites, to showcase examples of alternative business models and how successful they can be.
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Situated within an imposing Grade II listed building, Pitch offers all the finesse of Augusta, with golf simulation, an up-market cocktail bar, impressive dining mezzanine, private members club and additional golf bays open to the public.
Guests can enjoy the ultimate Foresight Sports GCHawk simulator experience, with a selection of clubs and optional lessons with PGA professionals available on-site. The venue has also teamed up with three top London restaurants to serve a mouth-watering menu. Whether you are looking for an after-work golf fix, or a vibrant space to host an event, Pitch covers all bases.
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The Golf Barn is a golf facility and performance studio passionate about improving your game; with Trackman simulator suites, Foresight Sports GCQuad putting analysis, golf tuition and custom club fits. Dial in your swing with industry leading golf technology and have drinks delivered to your suite. Rooms fit up to 10 people and can be used on an individual or group basis. This friendly, intimate venue is a world away from traditional course membership but be sure to find everything you need and more to play 18 holes on some of the worlds best courses.
With 50-60 members, the venue caters to a variety of ages and abilities, and is a popular choice for those looking to stay warm and play late. Nestled within the Shropshire countryside, this barn conversion is one of a kind.
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With bold artwork, playful themes and ingenious course designs, this popular crazy-golf chain takes the game to a new dimension.
Tread carefully as you face your fears through ‘Fairground Creeps and Circus Freaks’, with distorted floors, furry walls and plenty more surprises to keep you entertained. Visitors will usually stop to post the infamous ‘Do you Even Golf Bro?’ LED wall feature to Instagram once they have completed their chosen course. With tiger-print buggies and Margarita ‘Slush Putties’, its go big or go home.
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Emulate a real-life living room golf experience at Urban Golf. From chesterfield viewing sofas to cosy chill-out zones and elevated putting greens, this unique, atmospheric venue means you can hit shots, eat burgers, kick-back and relax.
With a chilled feel, there’s no judgement here; people of all ages and abilities can get to grips with the game, and what a way to introduce them. Bring St Andrews to the city with championship courses and beginner challenges so everyone gets a fair shot. Featuring 11 private simulator rooms surrounding a central seated area and bar, each bay is equipped with a GCQuad, simulator and choice of clubs.
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