Sports bar and restaurant ‘Chip Shots’ lands this weekend in the Mediterranean city | Community
ROCHESTER, Minnesota – This weekend, a new sporting event center opens its doors. The all-new ‘Chip Shots’ sports bar and restaurant is set to open this weekend.
It is located in the old “Shopko North” building on N. Broadway Ave.
Here you can play pickleball, cornhole or “bags” and use a golf simulator.
You won’t go hungry or thirsty either, as the place has a full kitchen and bar.
If you’ve never played any of the games they offer, they even have coaches to help you out.
Co-owner Nick McLaughlin kept busy opening the Nashville Coop last month.
He says with Minnesota’s bad weather, he wanted to bring your garden indoors, into a home environment.
“So when you enter Chip Shots – it’ll just be an activated space, whether it’s beanbags on the astro turf, someone launching dodgeballs at zombies in the corner on one of our simulators – or hearing ‘dink dink dink’ with people playing pickleball,” he says.
He adds that it was all inspired by different places he likes to visit.
“We take atmospheres from Los Angeles – Nashville – Scottsdale – certain pickleball venues in Florida – because I think we deserve it in the Mediterranean city. We don’t have a lot of entertainment here,” he explains.
It all starts on Saturday with a green-jacket social golf tournament in honor of the Masters.
They take reservations in line now.