A golf club has installed a new simulator worth thousands of pounds.

Rickmansworth Golf Course, managed by Everyone Active in partnership with Three Rivers District Council, installed the new piece of equipment worth £15,000 last month (August).

The simulator has a built-in driving range which shows details of each shot including the swing path, swing speed, distance, spin and where the ball strikes.

Players will also have access to thousands of courses around the world.

Golf professionals can use the simulator for lessons and it can also be used by groups looking to get competitive.

John Sewell, Contract Manager at Everyone Active, said: “Our new golf simulator is the perfect addition to the golf course. There isn’t another one like this in the area, so we are confident that are members and visitors will benefit significantly from this investment.

“Whether you’re an avid golfer, a beginner looking to practice, or just want to come and have some fun with friends, this high tech piece of equipment is ideal for any ability.

“We’ve no doubt that the simulator will be highly popular, so we’d encourage anyone looking to try it out to book through the Everyone Active app or come and speak to our friendly team who will secure your slot.”

Cllr Chris Lloyd, Lead Member for Leisure, added: “We know the past few months have been tough on the local community, so it’s great to be able to get people together and have some fun at the golf course.

“This investment will bring a fantastic new feature to the course and we hope to see many members giving it a try over the coming weeks and months.”