Introduction to Golf Simulators

A golf simulator allows golf to be played on a graphically or photographically simulated driving range or golf course, usually in an indoor setting. It is a technical system used by pro golfers to continue their sport regardless of weather and time of day in a converted premises.

Golf Simulator technologies

The most-advanced golf simulators use computer vision-based camera systems that use high-speed cameras to track both the club and the golf ball after the golfer hits a regular golf ball with their own clubs. Other types will use a laser tracking system to track the ball and club. These systems generally use a projector to display the golf shot on a large screen displaying either a photorealistic or computer generated golf course image in front of the player.

Golf Simulators for beginners

For many golf is not just a hobby but a lifestyle for which the right simulator is needed.  Software and equipment can run anywhere from $29,900 to $90,000 which includes the actual simulator, impact screen, projector and mount, stance mat and extras. With 4 different Simulators and several software/technology options to choose from you will need narrow it down by considering your skills, needs and budget.

Gold Simulator for Professionals

According to Golf Digests best golf simulator of the year in 2015, the Full Swing™ simulator is one of the best. This is the choice of many top pros including Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth.  Full Swing simulators use lite wave technology and track both ball and club and has up to 87 world renown courses Including, Bethpage, Firestone, Troon and others...