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A Great Place For Golf, Food, Cocktails and Community

The Golf Sanctuary in Brentwood is truly a place where you can leave your troubles at the door, meet up with friends, family, and colleagues, play a round of golf, and enjoy delicious foods and the finest cocktails.

“Number one, golf is supposed to be fun, and number two, it's supposed to be social,” says COO and co-founder, Michael Shinn. The social and entertainment club opened its doors two years ago and recently expanded in order to be able to welcome 75 new members.

“We had filled our membership, so we created two more golf suites that are equipped with Trackman iO, the newest technology developed specifically for indoor golf by the best golf technology company in the world,” he says. “We’ve also added a new PuttView system and it’s one of the coolest things in golf.”

The club is very much about community and creating relationships, so members are always welcome to bring guests, without any additional fees. It’s also a great venue in which to network.

“Most business leaders today don't have offices, so we've created space for them to be able to work, and, more importantly, we've created space for them to entertain. It's a lot easier to get somebody to spend two hours out of their day with you having lunch made by an executive chef, playing Pebble Beach, talking a little shop, and then getting back to their office.”

Adds Michael, “Golf is the common language that connects us all, but not the only reason we’re here – we’re here for community and to share life with our families. I bring my 4 and 6-year-old daughters in on weekends. I want my kids to want to play golf and what better way to learn and engage than hitting balls over dinosaurs.”

At The Golf Sanctuary, members and guests can choose to play at 330 golf courses located all over the world. “In 2022, for the first time ever, more indoor rounds of golf were played than outdoor rounds in the world,” he says. “It's growing significantly and a lot of that's because the technology has improved so much. Plus, it's always 72 degrees and sunny here.” 

And, the food and beverages are top-notch. “All of our cocktails are handcrafted, and our Bloody Mary mix is world-class. When it comes to food, our executive chef focuses on what I call an elevated American-pub style chef-driven menu.”

The Wagyu beef burger, he says, is unbelievable, as is the white cheddar pimento cheese dip, the strawberry fields salad, the chicken tacos, dry-rubbed chicken wings, and the old-world hummus.

The club also hosts many events, and its biggest one, Member Guest, happens on Masters Friday, which will be April 12th this year. “We refer to it as a men's spa day,” says Michael. “We'll have tequila, wine, and cigar tastings, and last year we had axe throwing. We've had massage therapists, physical therapists, and others who do facials. This year we're also doing IV therapy.”

The all-day event starts at 7:00 a.m. “You get to play golf all day, watch the greatest tournament in the world with your buddies, and entertain one of the most important people in the world to you. Our executive chef will provide world-class food throughout the day.”

To apply for membership, go to its website and schedule a private tour with Michael. He looks forward to sharing this sanctuary with you.

“The families we have here are incredible,” he says. “We all come from different walks of life and, while we are exclusive, we're also very inclusive. While you're here, we're going to have a good time. We're going to celebrate being around one another and bond.”

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