Topgolf Opens Thursday Morning in Loudoun County
Topgolf’s second Virginia location opens Thursday, following Wednesday evening’s VIP grand opening party
LOUDOUN – August 31, 2015 – Golf entertainment leader Topgolf International will open the doors to its second location in Virginia on Thursday at 9 a.m., following Wednesday evening’s private VIP grand opening party. The new 65,000-square-foot facility is the company’s 21st location worldwide.
The private VIP grand opening party will feature music and entertainment, prize giveaways, complimentary food, drinks and, of course, Topgolf® play. Celebrity appearances will include: DC United MLS Team members Bobby Boswell, Chris Pontius, Steven Brinbaum and Davy Arnaud; Joe Theismann, Doug Williams, Bob Dandridge, Kevin Grevey, Steve Buckhantz and astronaut Dan Tani. A Red Bull DJ will be leading a dance party on the rooftop terrace. Invited guests include Topgolf Loudoun monthly members, community leaders and social media contest winners.
Topgolf is a one-of-a-kind golf entertainment experience with seven competitive games and advanced technology to track the accuracy and distance of players’ shots. Constructed by ARCO/Murray, the three-level Topgolf Loudoun includes: 102 climate-controlled hitting bays; a full-service restaurant and three bars; more than 250 high-definition flat-screen TVs; a rooftop terrace with fire pits; and 3,000 square feet of private event space. The Topgolf app, available for free download on iTunes and Google Play, allows users to change the channel on the TV in each hitting bay.
“This opening marks a special milestone – this location comes 10 years after the first Topgolf in the U.S. opened in Alexandria,” said Topgolf Loudoun Director of Operations Willie Wilson. “We can’t wait for our Topgolf fans to see how the concept has evolved and all of the new amenities we have to offer. Loudoun County is a fast-growing entertainment destination, and we’re excited to be a part of the community.”
Topgolf Loudoun hired approximately 450 local residents to staff the location. Company officials estimate that this location will serve 450,000 visitors in its first year, with an economic output of $264.5 million over a 10-year period.
Topgolf is a global sports entertainment community creating the best times of your life, with 21 locations serving a projected 8 million guests annually. Players hit golf balls containing computer microchips that track each shot’s accuracy and distance while awarding points for hitting targets on the outfield. Each facility offers an upscale and playful experience, featuring an impressive food and beverage menu, music, games, climate-controlled hitting bays, and hundreds of HDTVs. Topgolf also brings fun, interactive experiences to the community through its Topgolf U lessons, leagues, tournaments, KidZone parties, and social and corporate events. To learn more about Topgolf, visit www.topgolf.com.
Director of Corporate Communications, Topgolf
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