While the snow is melting and the grass is starting to reappear after a long winter, there’s still quite some time until prime golf season arrives. However, we know that the spring fever is strong and we just can’t wait to get out on the green. Luckily there are a number of fantastic indoor golf simulators in York Durham Headwaters that will keep your swing sharp until you can officially hit the links.
Deer Creek Golf & Banquet in Ajax offers four simulator bays where you can play over 50 of the top golf courses from across the world. Grab three of your friends and enjoy an evening on the digital fairway with some amazing eats, craft beer, cocktails and more. If you’re a regular golfer, Deer Creek offers both leagues and coaching from Salem Ridge Golf & Academy so you can hone your skills throughout the winter and spring.
Tee2Pin Indoor Golf Centre is Pickering’s only indoor golf simulator. They offer 40 of the world’s leading PGA courses for you to enjoy. With both easy and hard levels, their courses can be played by both kids and adults. Tee2Pin also offers a number of other sports games including baseball, football, basketball, bowling and more. Bring the family for a fun winter or spring outing!
The Golf Lounge is located in Richmond Hill and a great spot to enjoy golf year round, whether you’re looking to practice during lunch, blow off some steam after work or just enjoy an evening with friends. They offer daily specials on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays so you can save while enjoying their facilities. The Golf Lounge’s simulators even have kid-friendly games such as tic-tac-toe golf, window breaker and mini putt for a fantastic family outing!
Golf Wing in Markham features state of the art Golfzon technology that is perfect for novices looking for a fun night out or pros aiming to keep their swing on par. You’ll find 11 golf stations with both open hitting bays and private rooms. With over 190 courses to be played from all over the world, you’ll never get bored. You can even play online with others! This is a great spot for an evening with friends as they offer pub style food, delicious Korean eats and a variety of beer, wine and liquor options that you can enjoy as you play.
Of all the golf simulators on this list, Peak Performance Golf in Vaughan has to be the most unique. Their facility is 16,000 square feet with 12 indoor simulator stations AND actual artificial greens where you can fine tune your putting and chipping with their short game practice area! If you are looking to up your golf game to hit the ground running come summer, Peak Performance Golf is the place to go.
If these fantastic venues aren’t enough, here are a few more recommendations across the regions of York, Durham and Headwaters to keep your inner golfer happy.
- Carruther’s Creek Golf in Ajax
- Markham Golf Dome
- Pure Golf Sim in Markham
- Target Indoor Golf in Vaughan and Thornhill
- Tees & Cues in Oshawa
- Wooden Sticks Golf Club in Uxbridge
It’s no secret that York Durham Headwaters is home to some incredible golf courses and that makes waiting for the warmer weather even more painful! However, you can enjoy the sport at a handful of them in the winter months like the Royal Ashburn Golf Club in Ashburn, the Shelburne Golf & Country Club in Melancthon and the Angus Glen Golf Club in Markham as they also offer simulator facilities.
Whether you’re an avid golfer or looking to get started in the sport, simulators like these are a great way to enjoy the game while the weather is still subpar. Stay warm and dry while working on your swing so you’re ready to hit the green come spring!
Story by Lindsay Davies
Lindsay Davies is a crazy Canuck who’s been bit by the travel bug. Proud to call Ontario home, she loves exploring the province and beyond. As a graphic designer and social media marketer by trade, she travels the world while sharing her adventures to inspire others on her blog, I’ve Been Bit! When not behind her computer screen, Lindsay is in her natural habitat when she’s chasing waterfalls, exploring new trails, frolicking on ice roads (don’t knock it until you try it!), and indulging in the odd glass of wine, beer, or cider. Chances are you’ll be able to spot her by some funky coloured hair or a wacky pair of tights she’s wearing! Follow her adventures on Facebook (@ivebeenbit), Twitter and Instagram (@IBBtravel).