PHILIPSBURG, NJ – Golfers who want to stay in top shape year-round can swing at the new facility in Warren County.
Burley’s Golf Center, an indoor facility with a golf simulator, driving range, putting green and chipping area, opened in early January at 224 Stockton Street, Phillipsburg.
The space was previously home to another indoor golf center, Infinity Golf, which closed about two years ago.
Husband and wife owners Jonathan and Caitlin Burley run the adjacent Burley’s Gym, which was intended to complement the business’ health and wellness offerings.
“The space was empty for a while and I was like, ‘Let’s swing this,'” Jonathan said. I thought it would be a great addition to
A graduate of Easton Area High School in 2013, Jonathan is a lifelong fitness enthusiast who excelled in football, hockey and other sports from an early age.
He graduated from East Stroudsburg University with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, and in 2017 joined forces with his wife to start a small personal training business out of their garage.
In 2018, the couple moved their business into a larger current space and expanded to offer over 100 pieces of cardio and weight training equipment, an indoor basketball court, therapeutic massage, cupping, boot camps, boxing, weight loss and more. bottom. program.
The addition of the golf center brings Burleigh’s total square footage to approximately 25,000 square feet.
“We have always been passionate about health and fitness and wanted to share our passion with others,” the couple wrote on their business website. , to help people change their lives and become the best versions of themselves.”
The Burleys have overhauled their golf center space with new wall paint, updated simulators, and refurbished greens and targets.
At Simulator Bay, golfers can play over 40 courses, including some of the world’s top courses, along with a variety of virtual reality games such as football.
Guests can further hone their golfing skills via six driving lanes and nearly 4,000 square feet of chipping and putting greens, complete with large sand traps and golf carts.
The Philipsburgs also demolished walls to create an open-concept entertainment area with games such as foosball, table tennis, a pool table, darts, basketball and Jumbo Connect 4. A private party room with TV and plush lounge area furniture is also available.
“We also have a bounce house that can be inflated for children’s parties,” Jonathan said. We have a new pizzeria.”
Like Jim, Burleys designed the new golf center to be a useful community resource. There, people can improve themselves while socializing and having fun.
This facility can be reserved not only for high school and college golf team practice, but also for other occasions such as bachelor parties and private golf leagues.
Burleys also recently introduced a six-week Birdie League ($30). The league features men’s, women’s and children’s play on a different 9-hole course each week, with prizes awarded to the top three finishers in each division.
In addition, the facility hosts soccer and other spectator sporting events, and individuals pay a $10 admission fee to watch sporting events, play golf or other games (including virtual reality), enjoy pizza and drinks. , listening to music.
“We’re trying to create a one-stop shop for people to have fun in different ways,” said Jonathan. “Many other plans are in the works, including family-friendly putt-putt events and after-school programs for teens.”
The simulator fee is $40 per hour, Monday through Thursday. $50 per hour Friday through Sunday. The driving range and chipping area is priced at $7 for 50 balls. $10 for 80 balls.
Pass options also available: $20 Day Pass (includes a small bucket of balls and access to Burleys Gym), $400 Season Pass (January to April), and Yearly Pass ($50 per month; unlimited range balls every day, Burleys Gym) Membership, including access to) driving range, chipping area, putting green, recreation room, 10% discount on simulator time).
Burleigh’s Golf Center is open Sunday through Thursday from 10 AM to 9 PM and Friday and Saturday from 10 AM to 11 PM. Information: 610-844-3387; email@example.com.