The Ottawa-Gatineau area’s huge number of indoor golf enthusiasts will soon have a new option to choose from when it’s time to book their tee times.
That’s because Virtual Sports Zone and Tailgators entertainment and sports bar are set to unveil two state-of-the-art simulators on Jan. 9.
“Both sims are from Fullswing,” said Donald Prezeau, founder and owner of Virtual Sports Zone. “They feature the company’s E6 TruGolf program, which is FullSwing’s most advance golf simulator software and is installed on both machines.”
E6 TruGolf’s selection of world-renowned courses is sure to have the capital’s golfing community buzzing with anticipation.
“There are 44 courses on the list,” Prezeau said. “In our large selection lineup are Banff Springs Resort, Bay Hill Club and Lodge, The Belfry, Castle Pines Golf Club, Firestone Country Club, Harbour Town Golf Links, Pinehurst Country Club No. 2, St. Andrews – Old Course, Torrey Pines Golf Club, Troon North Golf Club, Chateau Whistler and many more.”
Here are some of E6 TruGolf’s features:
- Up to eight players on one simulator
- 36 Modes of Play Scoring Styles – Stroke Play, Scramble, Skins, etc.
- Handicap Score Adjustment
- Closest to Pin and Longest Drive Competitions
- Customized Hole Play – select which holes to play, in which order, and # of times to play
- Choice of Pin Position
- Power Boost Option
- Elevation Adjustments
- Green Conditions Options – adjust hardness and speed
- Wind Conditions Options – both direction and velocity
- Weather Conditions Options – from blue skies to torrential rains
- Time-of-Day Customization – experience the beauty of the course in every light
- View Selections
- Putting Arrow Options
The simulators will be made available for play from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. every day at Tailgators, which is situated on the south side of the Merivale Mall (off Viewmount Drive). Golfers take the elevator from the ground level and exit at the clearly marked entrance.
Tailgators is already famous for bringing the concept of a sports bar to an exciting new level.
There are 30 LCD screens playing all of the important games for fans, 30 pool tables and a full-service restaurant – Tailgators has something for everyone.
Tailgators continues to be an excellent gathering place for team events, corporate parties or group bookings. With the addition of the E6 TruGolf simulators, it’s an ideal spot for occasions of any size.