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  • Puttshack - Sapphire

    Puttshack looks to US for revenue boost


    The experiential mini golf concept said geographic diversification has mitigated UK-specific concerns, with revenue of £55.4m in 2022 attributed to new openings

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    Adam Breeden steps down from State of Play


    The experiential leisure entrenepeneur, who co-founded Bounce, Puttshack and Flight Club, is focussing on other ventures including F1 Arcade 

  • Puttshack - Sapphire

    Puttshack raises $150m in growth capital


    Led by BlackRock and Promethean Investments, the investment round will support the mini-golf concept’s rollout in the United States

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    Puttshack secures new round of funding


    Puttshack has completed a new growth capital round of $60m (£43.1m) led by existing backer Promethean Investments to fund growth in the U.S., and UK and around the world.

  • Hugh Knowles

    Puttshack MD Hugh Knowles: ‘If you stand still you go backwards’


    Puttshack MD Hugh Knowles is keen to get back in the swing. Having completed a £30m equity raise with lead investor Promethean Investment last June, followed five months later by its third UK site opening in London’s Bank, 2020 had all the promise of a stand-out year for the concept. Its expansion was expected to push on at pace, with a £5m site set to open in Watford, followed by a US rollout in Atlanta, Chicago and Miami. Needless to say things didn’t quite go to plan, and by virtue of the coronavirus crisis the business is currently operating in just two sites – Westfield London and Lakeside Essex – and, alongside the rest of the industry, bracing itself for Boris’ next surprise.

  • Puttshack - LAKESIDE

    Puttshack UK announces senior-level restructure


    Mini golf concept Puttshack has announced a shake-up of its senior team.

  • Puttshack

    Puttshack back in the swing from 8 August


    Puttshack will open its White City site on 8 August followed by its Lakeside venue later in the month. Bookings will be available to make from 3 August. Several safety measures have been introduced, including PPE for staff, who will also be temperature checked before every shift. Hand sanitiser will also be prevalent while clubs and golf balls will be cleaned after every use. For customers, groups will be limited to six people

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    Puttshack accelerates US growth


    Puttshack has signed leases for two sites in Chicago and Miami, growing its planned US expansion to three sites.

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    Snapshot: Puttshack Bank in pictures


    Puttshack has opened its first central London site, at 1 Poultry, Bank.

  • Puttshack

    ​Puttshack announces new senior appointments


    Puttshack has appointed Paul Hunter as operations director and Chris Lincoln as head of learning and development as the mini golf experience prepares for further expansion.

  • Puttshack Lifestyle 1

    Puttshack to open at Intu Watford in 2020


    Puttshack will open a £5m site in the Intu shopping centre in Watford in 2020. It’s also opening a new site in Intu’s lakeside shopping centre on 19 August. The openings are part of Puttshack’s plan to open a new site every 12 weeks from 2020, including a site at 1 Poultry, Bank, later this year.

  • Puttshack Lifestyle 1

    Puttshack identifies 30 target locations in the UK


    Mini-golf concept Puttshack has identified more than target 30 locations in the UK as it ramps up its expansion plans, CEO Joe Valkrin has told MCA.

  • Puttshack

    SEV eyes Puttshack international debut


    The chief executive of Bounce operator Social Entertainment Ventures has said there is potential for the company to open in up to 70 metropolitan areas in the United States.

  • Puttshack

    Puttshack set for No.1 Poultry


    Puttshack, Adam Breeden’s next-generation mini-golf, bar and restaurant experience, is set to open in the City

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    Puttshack confirms Westfield London opening


    Puttshack, Adam Breeden’s next-generation mini-golf, bar and restaurant experience, has confirmed its first opening, a £15m venue in Westfield London.

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    Breeden secures first site for Puttshack


    Adam Breeden, the former chief executive of All Star Lanes, has secured a first site for his new golf-based restaurant and bar concept - Puttshack