Topgolf Entertainment Group, a modern technology-based golf entertainment company, is set to open a one-of-a-kind experience in El Segundo on Friday, April 15. The location offers traditional and non-traditional ways to play golf through the company’s signature three-level experience, as well as an adjacent 10-hole, floodlit, par-3 golf course.
“This is a very exciting opening for Topgolf as the game of golf continues to grow and diversify both on and off the course. We are thrilled to be part of this movement and have the opportunity to be part of the El Segundo community,” said Topgolf CEO Artie Starrs. “From variety of experiences to next-level technology features, our El Segundo location will bring the power of gaming to so many as we continue to shape the future of golf.”
The Topgolf site at El Segundo is a three-level open-air venue that features 102 outdoor hitting bays, a restaurant and sports bar featuring chef-inspired fare, premium drinks, music and year-round programming. year for all ages.
The venue is fully equipped with the latest Topgolf technology including a giant TV wall, brand new ball dispensers, large HD screens in the outfield and the company’s signature Toptracer technology. Toptracer is the most trusted ball tracing technology in the golf industry, powering the on-site experience and enabling Topgolf players to enjoy their favorite games including Angry Birds and Jewel Jam.
As part of this unparalleled experience, Topgolf has partnered with renowned golf course designer Mike Angus to refresh and reintroduce the beloved Lakes at El Segundo Golf Course to the community.
The course includes a 10-hole, par 3 course where players can have fun while playing a round of traditional golf. The course has been uniquely designed to not only challenge the experienced golfer, but also to create a fun experience for the novice golfer. Each hole is unique as players discover quirky names and hidden gems along the way.
Similar to what players may experience on-site or see on TV at major professional golf tournaments, the course’s 10th hole is equipped with Topgolf’s Toptracer technology that allows players to trace their shots like the pros. After taking over operations from The Lakes in El Segundo, Topgolf has renovated the golf course with new grass and turf, updated lakes, night lighting, an integrated music system and an all new golf shop offering food, drink and golf equipment. .
In addition to playing on site and on the golf course, Topgolf El Segundo and The Lakes at El Segundo will collectively employ approximately 500 associates, strengthening the economy of the Greater Los Angeles area.
As part of Topgolf’s ongoing commitment to bringing the power of the game to the community, Topgolf hosted a unique eight-hour ceremonial charity swing event that benefited the local Make-A-Wish® Los Angeles Chapter. Comprised of local celebrities, well-known golfers and government officials, Topgolf has donated $20,000 to make a child’s dream come true in the greater Los Angeles area.
“If you’re not a golfer, it’s kind of like romance, you don’t have to be romantic to get the job done. You don’t have to be a good golfer to come here and player”, said George Lopez. “And you can play at night!”
This latest Topgolf in El Segundo marks the fourth site to serve the state of California alongside sites in Ontario, San Jose and Roseville (Sacramento).