Five Iron Golf Comes to Downtown Detroit and Shelby Township

Five Iron Golf will open two locations in Metro Detroit in the coming months, starting in Shelby Township on October 21. // Courtesy of Five Iron Golf

Five Iron Golf, an indoor golf and entertainment experience, is set to open in Shelby Township on October 21, while a downtown Detroit location is set to open early next year at 600 W Lafayette Blvd (at Third Avenue in the next Cambria Hotel).

The company’s first suburban site will feature six TrackMan golf simulators in a 4,900 square foot space. In addition to offering golf technology and equipment, the venue will feature a variety of entertainment features, including multiple flat-screen TVs, freshly prepared Mexican fare provided by Detroit Taco, and a full bar serving signature cocktails, classics in cans and local beers on tap.

The brand’s bespoke golf simulators are equipped with multi-angle cameras capturing every angle of the golf swing. TrackMan Golf technology, meanwhile, simulates 93 historic courses such as Pebble Beach and St. Andrews.

Local players can test their skills at eight Michigan courses: Arthur Hills at the Highlands (Boyne Highlands), Links/Quarry, Preserve/Links and Quarry/Preserve (Bay Harbor), Orchard Lake Country Club (West Bloomfield Township), Port Huron Golf Course (Fort Gratiot Township), The Highlands (Harbor Springs) and Wabeek Country Club (Bloomfield Township).

In addition to playing virtual courses, customers can practice on practice courts and work on their short game with a working putting green. Guests can also take courses taught by certified professionals and compete in Five Iron Golf leagues throughout the year.

“We are excited to bring Five Iron Golf to Michigan beginning with Shelby Township, and we look forward to welcoming the Michigan community to experience a new way to play,” said Jason Sproat, Detroit Five Iron Golf General Manager. Shelby Township.

“From the avid golfer to the entertainment seeker, Five Iron Golf offers something for everyone. We look forward to seeing guests practice in our simulators, take lessons, participate in our leagues and join us for happy hour and private events.

Five Iron Golf offers shuffleboard, a sports bar with seven televisions, and space for hosting parties, business meetings, and corporate events. Other features include neon signs, modern living room furniture, graffiti by local artist Desiree Kelly, and a mural of professional golfers Calvin Peete and Charlie Sifford.

Five Iron Golf Shelby Township is located at 50773 Corporate Drive (23 Mile Road and Van Dyke Freeway). Doors will open to the public at 6 a.m. on October 21.

Customers can book a simulator, golf lesson, host an event or learn more about the new location online.

Each location offers golf simulators available for half-hour rental, golf instructors available for private or group lessons, a full bar, gourmet menu, and event space. Membership options are available but not required to reserve a simulator, play in Five Iron golf leagues, host an event or book a lesson.

Five Iron Golf was born in New York in 2017 and has expanded to Chicago, Baltimore, Las Vegas, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Washington, DC and Seattle with new locations in Long Island City and Boston by the end of 2022.

More information is available at fiveirongolf.com.

Michael C. Ford