Every golf course goes through a rebellious phase, sprouting water hazards, obnoxious sand traps, or an anchor tattoo on its back nine. Honor the discipline of golf with today's Groupon: for $20, you get nine holes of golf for two (up to a $26 value) plus two large buckets of range balls (a $20 value) at Lancaster Golf Center (up to a $46 total value). Groupon customers also receive a 10% discount in Lancaster's pro shop.
Lancaster Golf Center invites golfers to hone their swings across an expansive nine-hole golf course and on the award-winning driving range. Armed with two large buckets of orbs (60 balls each), golfers practice backswings and windmill impersonations comfortably in one of 78 natural-grass and mat stations on the illuminated driving range. Heated and covered tee boxes protect against inclement weather and competitive rain clouds, and the 8,500-square-foot putting green, chipping area, and practice bunker give putters, wedges, and higher-number irons a place to frolic and gambol. After warming up, club-wielders can propel dimpled spheres across more than 1,000 yards of tree-lined links course. The par-3 course, with distances ranging from 62 to 206 yards, gives golfers ample opportunity to polish the nuanced silver of a short game as well as pounding out a few bold, brassy distance drives.
Lancaster Golf Center's rates fluctuate throughout the week.
Lancaster Golf Center
The famous fairways at Doral, Sawgrass, and Pebble Beach that make avid golfers salivate are assembled in one place at Lancaster Golf Center, though with one key difference—they’re in miniature. The lilliputian course eschews the windmills and lava pits of normal mini-golf links for smaller replicas of full-sized bunkers and water hazards. Nearby, the center’s driving range challenges golfers to take more forceful swings. Its 78 hitting stations unfurl both natural grass and artificial turf, and there is cover and heating for winter practice as well as illumination for night or when everyone is wearing really dark sunglasses. The practice area also boasts an 8,500-square-foot putting green, a chipping area, and a sand bunker.
Golfers start keeping score at Lancaster's nine-hole executive course, especially at its fifth, sixth, and seventh holes, which compose an Amen Corner that claims 526 of the course’s 1,057 yards. Before trekking across the fairways, players can hone their form during lessons with teaching professionals Dennis Lanciani and Jim Cronin, who boast more than 43 years of combined experience teaching golfers not to illegally attach wings to their balls. As the instructors offer advice, students’ children can entertain themselves at nine batting cages or with bank-shot basketball. Before heading home, visitors of all ages can enjoy a frozen treat from the center's stock of Richardson’s Ice Cream.