Indoor Golf Facility Study

Eastern Michigan University | Ypsilanti , Michigan
OSPORTS and the Lawrence Group were commissioned by Eastern Michigan University to provide architecture and engineering services for the design and documentation of a new high-performance golf training facility with attached indoor practice facility on the west campus. This project was conceived as part of the West Campus Concepts by OSPORTS.
Indoor practice facilities for golf teams are becoming commonplace on campuses, especially in the Midwest. The EMU golf teams currently practices inside the only interior sports field on campus with a variety of other teams. The solution, a new dedicated golf performance center attached to a large indoor practice field.
The golf center program includes a indoor chipping and putting area, dedicated putting lab, men’s and women’s locker rooms, team lounge, coaches’ offices, study room, virtual simulator hitting bays, and hitting bays open to the indoor practice field for practicing and watching 140-yard shots. OSPORTS served as Architect of Record; with additional services to include Interior Design, Furniture, Fixed and Equipment, and the code required wayfinding and signage requirements to complete the project.