If you’d like to improve your golf game before your summer vacation, here are some local places where you can play virtual golf, take lessons, or have your swing professionally analyzed. Don’t let the Seattle rain keep you from your favorite sport!
Hotel 1000′s Golf Club
1000 First Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104
Play a round on 50 of the world’s best courses at Hotel 1000′s Golf Club – a virtual golf setting comprised of an infrared tracking system with two planes, each with over 680 sensors calculating the velocity, spin and trajectory of the ball. It also provides real-time ball flight, interactive practice sessions and multiple hitting surfaces. Renowned courses Pebble Beach and Pinehurst come to life through panoramic fairways, crosscut greens, galleries of fans, water hazards and wildlife. Private instruction with a golf professional can also be arranged. Call for reservations.
Gregg Rogers’ Golf Performance Center
15015 Main Street Suite #116
Bellevue, WA 98007
In Bellevue since 2007, Gregg Rogers’ is a PGA recognized, Indoor Golf Performance Facility. Want to improve your golf game? Gregg Rogers’ has the latest in game improvement technologies and the highest levels of instruction, club fitting, golf fitness and service. They are dedicated to providing you the optimal learning experience in a private, comfortable setting. Plus, for the junior golfer in your family, Summer Golf Camp for ages 8 -17 at Willows Run Golf Complex in Redmond. Call or go online for more information.
Tacoma Firs Golf Center
4504 S. Tyler Street
Tacoma, WA 98409
Tacoma Firs’ 3D GOLF ZONE is a new indoor golf studio located to the back of the Tee Line Grill. There you’ll find a state-of-the-art Fullswing Golf Simulator that uses 3D graphic visual effects to bring you the most realistic and accurate experience in indoor golf. Fullswing simulators use a 360 degree patented two-field infrared tracking system to capture all aspects of each shot while also providing different lies to hit off. The system holds 38 world famous golf courses, including St. Andrews Old and New course, Pebble Beach, Torrey Pines South course, Pinehurst #2 and many more. Each round can be customized by you.
Doubletree by Hilton Seattle Airport
18740 International Boulevard
Seattle, WA 98188
The Golf Club at the Doubletree’s indoor simulator lets you replicate real golf play. You can choose from 50 of the world’s top golf courses to play virtually. Bring your own clubs, or the hotel can provide men’s Titleist and Woman’s Cobra clubs. Golf lessons are also available. Reservations are recommended.
12815 NE 124th Street, Suite M
Kirkland, WA 98034
Come to the Swing Doctors, who advertise therapy for your golf game. Whether you are a well seasoned golfer or a novice, you are welcome to play an indoor round of amazingly realistic golf at over 100 world famous courses on the Double Eagle simulators. The simulator offers over 100 different golf courses for you to choose from, projected on 10ft x 13ft screens! Hit from a tee plus three different surfaces, including fairway, rough and even sand. Or you can take a private lesson from the Swing Doctors’ qualified golf professionals. With a variety of lesson packages, Swing Doctors specializes in individualized instruction to suit your personal needs and can analyze your swing with their state-of-the-art video analysis software.