Topgolf Announces First Colorado Location
The entertainment venue confirms it will break ground on Centennial site this month
DENVER – June 11, 2014 – Golf entertainment leader Topgolf International, Inc. today officially unveiled Centennial as its 21st location worldwide and first in Colorado. Topgolf® will begin construction on the 65,000-square-foot facility at the end of the month; the site is expected to open to the public in early spring 2015.
Topgolf Centennial will be located at the northeast corner of South Havana Street and East Easter Avenue, a few miles from the Denver Tech Center and approximately 20 minutes from downtown Denver. Topgolf is the only entertainment center of its kind, offering competitive golfing games for all ages and skill levels and advanced technology to track players’ shots. Those who just want to relax can enjoy the upscale, laid-back ambiance that boasts more than 230 high-definition flat-screen TVs and an extensive food and beverage menu.
“The Denver area is a perfect location for an outdoor recreational activity like Topgolf since the city offers a fantastic climate with more than 300 days of sunlight each year,” said Topgolf Chief Development Officer Randy Starr. “We are very excited to bring our unique concept to Centennial as it will offer another active entertainment venue for residents and corporations.”
The new three-level location – constructed by ARCO/Murray – will include up to 3,000 square feet of private event space and 102 climate-controlled hitting bays that can host up to six players at one time. Starr estimates that Topgolf Centennial will serve approximately 450,000 visitors in its first year of operation. Nearly half of all Topgolf guests describe themselves as “non-golfers.”
“We are excited to welcome Topgolf to our community,” said Centennial Mayor Cathy Noon “They have a real vision and are working hard to develop the site into something amazing. Their unique brand of golfing and entertainment is sure to become a destination venue, creating even more character along the Arapahoe Road corridor in Centennial.”
Founded in 2000, Topgolf welcomed its 10 millionth visitor in history last November. Topgolf’s economic impact in its local communities is also remarkable, creating hundreds of jobs at each location and serving as an anchor tenant that tends to attract other popular franchises to the area. In fact, its economic output in Centennial alone is expected to exceed $264.5 million over a 10-year-period, according to a third-party audit.
“Topgolf fits perfectly into our extensive list of sports-oriented businesses in Centennial,” said City of Centennial Mayor Pro Tem Ken Lucas. “I think the area will embrace it with enthusiasm and will be amazed at the technology, format and great food that Topgolf is famous for. As a golfer, I am looking forward to introducing all of my golfing friends to all the fun and entertainment that Topgolf provides.”
Residents can track Topgolf’s site progress in Centennial at facebook.com/topgolfcentennial and @topgolfdenver on Twitter and Instagram.
Topgolf is the emerging global leader in golf entertainment, with 13 locations serving more than 2.7 million guests annually. Players hit golf balls containing computer microchips that track each shot’s accuracy and distance while also awarding points for hitting targets on the outfield. Each facility offers an upscale, laid-back experience that features climate-controlled hitting bays and an impressive food and beverage menu crafted by an executive chef. Mix in dynamic event spaces for groups of all sizes, and Topgolf stands as the premier entertainment complex where the competition of sport meets the neighborhood’s favorite hangout. To learn more about Topgolf, visit http://www.topgolf.com.