Combine the CIA's award-winning microchip espionage technology with golf, and you get an all-weather combo that will please both golf aficionados and tracking-technology buffs year-round. With today's Groupon, $18 gets you six games of TopGolf, which uses tracking-chip-implanted balls to award points for hitting big targets, plus free club rentals and one 30-minute lesson with an academy instructor from TopGolf Academy, a $35 value. You'll get a TopGolf playing card that records your stats and keeps track of how many games you've played, so you can play your six games all at once or come back six times to spread out the deal.
TopGolf is an outdoor driving range with 250+ yards of driving space and covered, heated golf suites to keep you safe from the chilling soft-shoe and ragtime stylings of Snow Miser. For each game, you'll get 20 golf balls to hit toward specific targets in the range or at imagined coworkers in your mind. A microchip implanted in each golf ball carries a signature that is unique to you, so that TopGolf's system can track the accuracy and distance of your drives. You can see how far your ball flew and find out exactly how close you got to the flagstick each and every time. TopGolf compiles all scores to post daily rankings on televisions throughout the facility, so make sure to give yourself a cool codename like Madigan, Endgame, or Mason Andrews. TopGolf's 30-minute clinics are offered throughout the week to ensure you know how to play the game, and the range offers loaner clubs at no extra charge.
TopGolf is fun for all levels of golfers and anyone looking to unleash some therapeutic aggression. Grab up to four golf-happy buddies and head to the golf suites for a lively competition, or you can compete against yourself and wager your rent payment, wedding ring, or industrious nephew. Friendly servers will bring food and beverages to your golfing suite, or you can take refuge in TopGolf's clubhouse cafe for beer and bar food after your taxing day on the heated, covered green. TopGolf is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday.
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- Once you play TopGolf, you will want to return again and again. It is a fun concept to a driving range. – Meetup.com member on 08/01/08
- It is a fun place to interact and hit a few golf balls. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. – Meetup.com member on 08/01/08
- Really neat facility! Worth checking out, even by yourself! – Meetup.com member on 08/27/08