Topgolf Entertainment, a global sports entertainment company headquartered in Dallas, Texas with locations in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Mexico, and Dubai, released a press release announcing the opening of its Shanghai location, making China the latest country offering its venue operations.
Topgolf and its developer partner, Sports Entertainment Asia Ltd (SEAL) announced The Lounge by Topgolf in Shanghai, China will open to the public on September 14, making it the first Topgolf venue in Mainland China. SEAL also announced plans for its first outdoor, multi-level entertainment venue in Chengdu, China, which is set to open in the latter part of 2022 and will operate as the largest Topgolf venue in the world.
The newest expansion into China brings the sports entertainment company’s reach to six countries, with construction efforts currently underway in Germany and Thailand.
"We're thrilled to be introducing both our indoor Lounge and iconic entertainment venue experience to the people of China in partnership with our SEAL development group," Topgolf Chief Executive Officer Artie Starrs said in the press release. "The SEAL team has created a stunning indoor Lounge by Topgolf experience in Shanghai and is also poised to bring a truly innovative and technology-driven outdoor venue concept to Chengdu – both of which are sure to bring the sports entertainment experience to a new level for the communities across the region."
Topgolf venues offer ways for people to connect through a shared experience involving fun, technology, food, and beverage. Through high-tech gaming, climate-controlled outdoor hitting bays, a chef-driven menu, hand-crafted cocktails, corporate and social event spaces, and more, Topgolf serves more than 20 million guests annually at their 70 plus locations spanning the globe.