West Des Moines Topgolf planned with four-season golf course, restaurant


Topgolf has announced plans to build one of its popular year-round driving ranges and restaurants in West Des Moines, a first in Iowa.

The company intends to build a facility with 72 climate-controlled hitting bays and a “chef-driven” restaurant and bar on the northwest corner of Mills Civic and Jordan Creek avenues, according to a news release. .

The 12-acre site is south of Hy-Vee Fast & Fresh and east of IMT Insurance, said Richard Hurd, founder and president of Hurd Real Estate, which owns the land.


Topgolf chief development officer Chris Callaway said in the press release that he and other Topgolf executives are “thrilled to join the Des Moines community and look forward to welcoming our new players to Topgolf in the near future.” .

“Our focus is to create more ways for people to play golf in fun and unique ways, and the Des Moines area is the perfect place to start our growth within the state,” he said.

When will Topgolf come to the Des Moines Metro?

Hurd said a timeline for construction has not yet been set. A site plan and other items need approval from the City of West Des Moines before work can begin.

“There is a lot of work to be done before this project begins,” said Hurd.

Topgolf, founded in 2000, has grown into a global company, with offices in 80 locations. In the Midwest. they are in larger markets like Kansas City, Missouri, Omaha, Nebraska and Minneapolis.