Upenn Recreation

Golf Simulator

PennRec’s state-of-the-art golf simulator is located on the third floor of the Pottruck Health and Fitness Center. The simulator features 35 World Championship Courses and includes features like shot analysis that allow you to take your game to the next level. The Pottruck Center provides golf clubs and balls, but players are welcome to bring their own equipment.

    • Reservation & Rates

      The golf simulator is available for members of the facility and non-members alike! All participants must have a valid PennCard. Groups of up to four people are welcome to use the simulator. Reservations can be made up to one week in advance by calling 215-898-6100. When Membership Services is closed, reservations can be made at the front security desk. 

      Members Non-Members
      $5/person/hour $30/person/hour + $10/person/hour for each additional hour
      Tee times are made on the hour. Individuals must check in at membership before their reservation.



Golf Programming

    • Small Group Lessons

      Over the course of five 60-minute lessons, you will be instructed on the basic fundamentals of the golf swing. By taking this course, patrons will see a remarkable improvement in his/her game. Classes are limited to 3 people and novice golfers are welcome.

      Members Non-members*
      $150 $200
      *Non-member implies anyone within the Penn Community that has a valid PennCard.



      To view available class times and register please visit our eConnect portal.

    • Private Lessons

      All private golf lessons are taught by a golfing professional. Interested patrons can choose from the following packages:

      Pricing and Packages
      Hole In One (One 30-minute Lesson)
      $45 Member $55 Non-member
      Birdie (Five 30-minute Lessons)
      $150 Member $200 Non-member
      Eagle (Five 60-minute Lessons)
      $300 Member $400 Non-member



      To view available class times and register please visit our eConnect portal.

  • Free Golf Swing Analysis

    Three days each semester participants can sign up to have their golf swing analyzed by our professional golf instructor. Pre-registration is required. Please call 215-898-6100.

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Meet our Golf Pro

  • Neil O'Connor

    Neil O’Connor has been teaching golf for more than 20 years. He is a former European Tour player and has an extensive client list that ranges from the absolute beginner to other fellow golf professionals. He has held numerous positions in the golf industry including head professional, general manager, and director of instruction for the Liberty Golf Group. Neil provides group golf instruction and private lessons to both Members & Non-members of Penn Recreation. Neil also provides a free golf swing analysis several times throughout the fall and spring semester.