The dimples on a golf ball help it fly farther with greater accuracy, just as the dimples on a baby help it steal candy from gullible strangers. Find your adorably sporty sweet spots with today's Groupon at the Golf Dome at the Robert Morris University Island Sports Center. Choose between the following options:
- For $14, you get three medium buckets of 70 range balls each (up to a $28.50 value).
- For $79, you get four one-hour group golf lessons (a $139 value).
Boasting one of the longest uninterrupted shots of any indoor golfing facility in the country, the Golf Dome furnishes driving-range denizens with expert instruction and adjustable hitting conditions in a comfortable environment. Beneath the inflatable roof, chip-shot champs bask in balmy 70-degree air and launch miniature moons into orbit from 42 stalls, while two types of artificial surface simulate tighter or grassier lies. After exhausting the 70 balls in each medium basket, players can display their putting prowess on the practice green, or reenact the Battle of Sand Bunker Hill while honing their wedge shot skills.
During the four hour-long group golf lessons, PGA professionals and former LPGA tour players teach the fundamentals of the game. Sessions are geared toward the beginner, ensuring students receive instruction on game essentials from swing technique and the short game to proper etiquette at the blue, white, or afternoon tees. The Golf Dome is open seven days a week, but hours vary daily; check the schedule here.
Robert Morris University Island Sports Center
A sprawling, 32-acre sports metropolis set on the Ohio River’s Neville Island, RMU Island Sports Center’s multipurpose facilities encompass activities from ice-skating to miniature golf. An indoor, 42-tee driving range throughout most of the day, the 100-yard field and domed, 75-foot high ceilings of the Golf and Sports Dome house baseball, softball, kickball, and flag football events by night before hosting after-hours singles parties for terrestrial blue whales. Adjacent to the dome, clients can execute graceful pirouettes or high-speed slap shots at the skating rink, which offers hockey leagues and lessons, figure skating programs, and public skate sessions. To fully immerse themselves in the Center’s scenic location, guests can catch riverside breezes at the RMU Island Rapids Miniature Golf Course, where golfers must contend with subtle slopes, two waterfalls, and heckling barnacles as they steer orbs through the immaculate 18-hole putters park.
7600 Grand Ave.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15225Get Directions