PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Global sports entertainment leader Topgolf® will open the doors to its first Oregon location in Hillsboro on Friday at 9 a.m., following tonight's private VIP grand opening party. The new 65,000-square-foot venue is the company's 28th location worldwide.
The private VIP grand opening party will feature music and entertainment, prize giveaways, complimentary food, celebrity appearances and, of course, Topgolf game play. Celebrity appearances include: Portland Trailblazers C.J. McCollum and Assistant Coach David Vanterpool, stars from the hit TLC show Little People Big World including Matt, Amy, Zach and Tori Roloff, plus several players from the Portland Timbers. A Red Bull DJ will be leading a dance party on the rooftop terrace. Invited guests include Topgolf Hillsboro's monthly members, community leaders and social media contest winners.
Topgolf is the only entertainment experience of its kind, offering fun golfing games for all ages and skill levels, paired with an outstanding chef-driven menu, top-shelf drinks, big screen TVs and music in climate-controlled suites for year-round comfort. The Hillsboro venue will employ 500 associates. Topgolf's economic output in the community is also remarkable, at a projection of $264.5 million over a 10-year period.
"The Pacific Northwest is a key part of Topgolf's expansion strategy, and the vibrant Hillsboro community is a perfect location for our first venue in the region," said Topgolf Hillsboro Director of Operations Jay Molinar. "We are excited to offer a new entertainment destination for residents with both indoor and outdoor spaces. Our climate-controlled hitting bays will allow guests to play comfortably year-round."
Topgolf is a global sports entertainment community creating the best times of your life. With 28 venues serving 13 million guests annually and the world's largest digital golf audience, Topgolf has become a go-to destination for fun both in-venue and online. The Topgolf games can be enjoyed by all ages and skill levels, and the microchipped golf balls score themselves, providing players with instant feedback on each shot's accuracy and distance. Each venue features climate-controlled hitting bays for year-round play, a chef-driven food and beverage menu, music and hundreds of HDTVs. Topgolf also brings interactive experiences to the community through its Topgolf U lessons, leagues, The Topgolf Tour, KidZone parties, social and corporate events, and the World Golf Tour (WGT) app. Topgolf's lifestyle division, Topgolf Media, creates advanced media content and cultivates partnerships and sponsorships that enhance the Topgolf fan experience. To learn more about Topgolf, follow @Topgolf or visit www.topgolf.com.
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