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Inside Las Vegas’ newest golf attraction — PHOTOS

Updated March 21, 2024 - 7:40 pm

More golf entertainment options are coming to the Las Vegas market as downtown prepares to welcome a hitting bay venue with what it calls “next-generation golf technology.”

Atomic Golf, a 103-bay golfing range, opens at The Strat on Friday. The 100,000-square-foot facility encourages guests to play a video-game like version of golf while driving into the 212-yard deep driving range that faces the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Atomic Golf officials previously told the Las Vegas Review-Journal it had considered the impact of the setting sun and wind patterns, but decided the mountain scene was more important.

The property also includes a putting district, with eight bays and projection-mapping technology that puts targets on the putting greens. All bays are equipped with seating and clubs for guests to use.

The roughly $75 million project created by Flite Golf and Entertainment sits on four stories north of The Strat’s casino. The venue has six bars, including some in-bar gaming, and a local beer tap room and full-service kitchen staffed by roughly 800 part- and full-time employees.

Derek Austin, Atomic Golf’s director of facilities, said the brand hopes to differentiate itself from competition by elevating golf entertainment with a heavy emphasis on food, bars and integrated technology in the golfing experience.

“Are there other golf entertainment spaces in Las Vegas? Absolutely,” he said. “But I think you’ll find people come here just for our food, just for our drinks, and for our entertainment other than our golf games.”

The venue includes a meeting space, two luxury suites with private access to a bathroom, elevator and bar.

Atomic Golf is accessible via a Main Street entrance or by parking at The Strat and walking through the casino.

McKenna Ross is a corps member with Report for America, a national service program that places journalists into local newsrooms. Contact her at mross@reviewjournal.com. Follow @mckenna_ross_ on X.

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