New York City is renowned for its towering skyscrapers, bustling streets, and endless entertainment options. But amidst the concrete jungle lies a golfer’s paradise, often hidden in plain sight. As golf’s popularity continues to surge, urban dwellers are seeking the best places to perfect their swing or squeeze in a round of virtual golf before returning home after work without leaving the confines of the city.
The Big Apple boasts some of the nation’s most exceptional indoor golfing venues, from high-tech simulator bays with moving swing plates to expansive indoor greens. Dive in as we explore the top 10 best indoor golf places in New York City, offering beginners and seasoned golfers a unique blend of innovation, practicality, and fun. Whether you want to escape the winter chill, have a good time with some friends, or improve your game, these NYC venues promise a hole-in-one experience.
Premier Indoor Golf
Premier Indoor Golf is located at the intersection of E 28th St and 5th Avenue, two blocks from Madison Square Park. The venue features the latest indoor golf experience technology, including simulator bays with Foresight Sports GCQuad technology, FSX Live, HD display, and Swing Catalyst video analysis software.
- Address: 1 E 28th St, 3rd floor, New York, NY 10016
Whether you’re looking to have a good time with friends or to work on a specific aspect of your golf swing, Premier Indoor Golf offers a wide variety of services for any golfer:
- golf simulator bay rental
- golf lessons (with PGA instructor Steve Pietsch)
- events (up to 100 guests)
- free golf set rental
- club storage (for frequent customers)
Rates go from $65/hr to $95/hr depending on the time and the day (bays can be shared by 4 people maximum).
The Hack Shack
The Hack Shack is an indoor golf venue in Midtown South, New York City. Each bay is equipped with Trackman simulator technology, which allows you to play virtually on the best courses in the world (over 40), visualize the trajectory of your shots and get instant feedback with more than 20 ball flight parameters in real-time. If you wish to improve your game, you can book a lesson with one of the pros (lessons start from $175/hr). The Hack Shack also hosts events with food and beverage options.
- Address: 108 W 39th St Suite #310, New York, NY 10018
Rates go from $45/hr to $70/hr, depending on the time and the day. Membership options exist with exciting discounts and perks for regular customers.
Konnectgolf is a membership-based indoor golf club on 5th Avenue (Diamond District – Midtown) in the heart of New York City. The venue has 8 bays, all equipped with Trackman launch monitors. The club aims to bring to golf-passioned commuters and midtowners a more social experience with open bays, a bar, and a lounge that encourages more interaction between players instead of just hitting balls and leaving.
- Address: 590 5th Ave Floor 2, New York, NY 10036
- PGA professional instruction.
- Simulator bay rental with Trackman.
- Event hosting (up to 85 000 people).
- Summer camp.
- PXG golf club free rental and fitting (PXG Hub).
- Online golf lessons.
- Private golf simulator consultancy.
LoftLinks – Upper East Side Golf
LoftLinks is an indoor golf simulator venue on the Upper East Side, New York City, open for members and non-members. Customers can rent one of the four FULLSWING simulator bays for $55-70/hr (up to 3 people), and if you don’t have your golf clubs (or you are new to the game and haven’t bought any yet), TaylorMade sets of clubs are available for free.
- Address: 177 E 87th St Suite 200, New York, NY 10128
Golfers who wish to work on their game can schedule a lesson with Anya or Beau, the two LoftLinks professional golf instructors. The venue can also be rented for private events.
Five Iron Golf
Five Iron Golf is an urban indoor golf experience that combines Trackman golf simulators with a bar, restaurant, and dedicated spaces for events. Founded in 2017, it began as a way for golf enthusiasts to enjoy the sport year-round regardless of weather (or daylight) conditions, but also as a more inclusive approach of the game which has totally re-shaped urban golf culture. As of 2023, Five Iron golf has become the most popular indoor golf network with more than 20 locations in major U.S cities.
Iron Golf has 6 different venues in New York City:
- Midtown: 101 Park Ave floor 3, New York, NY 10017
- Upper East Side: 1681 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10128
- Long Island City: 22-43 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101
- Herald Square: 883 6th Ave Floor 3, New York, NY 10001
- Flatiron: 138 5th Ave, New York, NY 10011
- FiDi: 22 Stone St, New York, NY 10004
Birdies and Bogeys
Birdies and Bogeys is an indoor golf center in the College Point neighborhood of Queens, New York City.
- Address: 128-16 14th Ave, Queens, NY 11356
The venue offers several services, including:
- Simulator bay reservation (6 bays with TrackMan).
- Golf leagues (1-2 person teams play handicap-based matches for prizes).
- Golf lessons ($119.90/hr).
- Virtual courses.
- Club rental.
- Pool tables.
Simulator bay rental rates start at $51.75/hr for 1 hour (up to 4 people).
Choice Screen Golf
Choice Screen Golf is an indoor golf facility in the Bayside neighborhood of Queens, New York City. The 10 private bays are powered by Golfzon golf simulators that give access virtually to over 190 golf courses and use moving swing plates for a more realistic slope and lie.
- Address: 42-02 215th St, 2nd floor, Bayside, NY 11361
Several other services are offered at Choice Screen Golf, including:
- golf club rental
- golf lessons with PGA professional instructors
- event hosting and catering
For the range, rates are $35/hr, and to play 18 holes, rates are $40/hr per player for 18 holes (50 minutes per player).
Brooklyn Greens is a family-owned indoor golf simulator venue in the East Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City.
- Address: 195 Morgan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237
The venue offers a wide variety of services, including:
- Golf simulator bay rental (4).
- Golf lessons.
- Club fitting.
- Club repair.
- Club selling.
- Competitions (League).
- Event hosting and catering.
- Food and drinks.
- Putting green.
Chelsea Piers Golf Club
Chelsea Piers Golf Club is a popular urban driving range in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City. The multi-story range is open all year round with 52 heated outdoor stalls and offers an original training experience in the middle of boats and a view of the Hudson River.
- Address: 59 Chelsea Piers, New York, NY 10011
Aside from the driving range, the Chelsea Piers Golf Club includes Full Swing golf simulators where players can tee up on more than 50 championship courses and get instant feedback on each shot.
The facility also offers:
- Event hosting.
- Regular events (like Friday Night Swings).
- Membership perks (lockers, discounts…).
- Golf lessons.
Bleu Golf is an indoor golf club powered by 2 Full Swing golf simulators simulators and a putting green in the neighborhood of Queens, New York City.
- Address: 4216 162nd St, Queens, NY 11358
The facility also offers cryotherapy services.
Related article: If you are planning to go to Chicago, check out our article on the top 10 indoor golf venues in the Windy City.