Doomsday resort promises post-apocalypse underground golf course
Golf Culture

Vivos doomsday resort promises post-apocalypse underground golf course


SHARE THIS STORY

The golfer's problem with the seemingly always-looming doomsday is the implication that we'll all be forced either underground or off this planet entirely. After all, there are no courses in either place -- yet. But there's one coming.

San Diego businessman Robert Vicino is building a massive underground resort beneath a former mine site in Kansas and is selling RV (yes, RV) space in his planned 2 million square-foot bunker at $26,000 each.

Other than security from nuclear rain, what kind of amenities can someone expect at the Vivos resort? For one, a golf course, as well a spa, wine bar and dance floor. (Once the wine is gone, where do they get more?)



"Hopefully, it will never be needed, but if it is, it will be priceless," Vicino said to ABC 10 News. "We said, 'Let's not make it just available for a catastrophe, but let's turn it into a 24/7 resort where our members can go until the moment of truth."

No word on who will design the cavernous links, but seeing as though the average 18-hole golf course takes up about 150 acres, and the bunker itself will be some 45 acres, it'll probably be one of those six-hole loops Jack Nicklaus loves.

SUBSCRIBE & WIN A MATT KUCHAR BRIDGESTONE GOLF PACK!

New subscribers to our weekly email newsletter in July will be entered to win 6 Matt Kuchar Bridgestone caps and two dozen Tour B XS golf balls!

Rules and regulations: By submitting your email address, you agree to join both the Golf News Net and Bridgestone Golf email lists. To be eligible for our prizes, you must remain a subscriber on our list through the end of the contest month. If your email address disappears, it worked!


About the author

Golf News Net

Golf News Net

We use the Golf News Net byline sometimes just to change things up. But, it's one of us humans writing the story, we promise.

Sometimes we post sponsored content from this account, and it is labeled as such. We also occasionally include links to products and services from which we could make a small percentage of a sale through affiliate programs.

Add Comment

Click here to post a comment