Typically, when the temperatures drop and the snow blankets the greens, Beltway golfers hibernate, swings go rusty, and clubs get banished to the basement. No more.
TopGolf, a premier sports and entertainment venue, broke ground Oct. 13 on its newest facility at The Village at Allen. The company's seventh location in the world will be only 23 miles from its Dallas business, which opened in October 2007.
When TopGolf, a driving range of sorts, opened a third-floor rooftop terrace — with a bar, fire pit, stylish beachy decor and, of course, turf tee mats — I had to go check it out because it is so incongruous with my country-club idea of golf: fresh-cut grass, requisite khakis and a long walk.
Wood Dale's TopGolf, which offers a live-ball driving range with computerized scoring, got a rooftop beer garden in August.
Dallas is a big sports town, so whatever team is in season basketball's Mavs, football's Cowboys, baseball's Rangers, hockey's Stars — it's worth checking out. If it's raining and you still want to play golf, go to TopGolf.