All this time on the water has rusted your golf game - but whacking balls to regain your stroke can get monotonous. TopGolf, a high-tech driving range in suburban Wood Dale, turns practice into play time for serious golfers and hackers alike.
We once calculated the millions of practice balls Vijay Singh hit in his lifetime and concluded it was the weight of almost 10 elephants. He's probably up to 12 or 13 by now.
The golf courses in the region are covered with a layer of white and it will be several weeks before the weather will be inviting and cooperative enough to summon golfers out on the green, but if you're itching to hit some balls you don't really have to wait until spring.
This is not just any ordinary Top Ten list of things to do in Dallas. First of all, we include 31 things to do, one for every day of the month. Secondly, we painstakingly put these recommendations through the ringer, and this list highlights all the good stuff that squeezed out on the other side.
Michael Applin, an IT manager from Theydon Bois in Essex, attempted to hole a shot for £1million yesterday. Michael had won this opportunity when he became TopGolf's one millionth customer in Chigwell.