News & Promos

We are now in our 28th season of great indoor golf in Ottawa.

Come on in and enjoy the same fun and comradery with your friends as you do outdoors. Explore the latest news & promos below.

Whatever happens “out there”, happens in here at GolfoMax.




We installed all new technology.

All new golf software, new computer hardware, new HD laser projectors, and now with over 85 golf courses. 





MULTI GAME PASSES: Buy a 10 game pass and get 2 rounds FREE!!!
Note: our multi-game passes are not transferable.

HAPPYsmileHOUR SPECIAL: Mondays – Tuesdays – 4 to 7pm. $27 green fee includes 16 oz domestic draft beer or glass of wine. Max 5 day advance booking. Must finish by 7pm.

LATE NIGHT  DEAL: Monday to Friday: 10pm tee times. $27 per hour shared by the group.

SUNDAY – MONDAY NIGHTS:  4 for 2 green fees (18 holes) after 7pm. Reserve up to 7 days in advance only.

Traffic jam at the Max.
Travelling in style. Limo designated driver.
Group of golfers posing after their rounds on Dec 27, 2019 in our Trophy Lounge.
Celebrating life of good friend and brother Kevin Bowie, retired Ottawa Police officer who passed away Dec 13.
Kevin caddied for Owner Dru Lafave at some of his Provincial and Canadian Senior Championships.




Brooke Henderson, Canadian golf super star, joined on with Full Swing Golf. ” As my career has elevated, so has my need to have the best training technology available. Full Swing’s accuracy and reliability are second to none, and I know their products will help me as I prepare for golf’s biggest stages.” Brooke visited GOLFOMAX a few years back. After a visit she emailed us. “Enjoyed my time at Golf-O-Max tonight. Thanks again.  Brooke”. Maybe that experience led her to choose Full Swing.

Tiger Woods, who won his 15th Major Title at the Masters in April 2019, uses Full Swing Golf. Following his win of the Tour Championship in September 2018, he stated “Consistent practice on my Full Swing Pro Series simulator was important to my return”.

Jordan Speith, 3 time Major Champion, PGA Tour Player of the Year and FED EX CUP champ uses our simulators. “The Full Swing sim is the closest thing to being out on the course.” See video link here.

Jason Day,  10 time PGA tour winner. “The accuracy and reliability of the Full Swing simulator is unparalleled.”

Jim McLean, renowned golf instructor. “The Full Swing Golf Simulator is the most impressive indoor system I have ever seen for teaching, practicing or playing this great game.”

Golf Digest, 2016 Editor’s Choice Best Golf Simulator.

“Full Swing Golf utilizes the best tracking and camera technology to produce accurate measurements like ball spin and speed, launch angle and shot direction. More than 90 courses are available for play, illuminated in high-definition graphics.”

Free Golf Tips!

Want a Tip? Just Ask!

While you are in playing or practicing, if you have a question about your swing, or some other part of your game, our PGA Head Pro John (JR) Watson, or other members of the staff will be happy to help.


Ottawa’s Broadhead Brewery Amber Ale.  We call it “The Doc’s House Amber”.  Gotta try it!  PLUS: Keith’s IPA, Steam Whistle, Rolling Rock, Bud Light, Triple Bogey, Moosehead, Ridge Rock, Stella Artois.

GOLFOMAX hosts fundraisers for the Ottawa Heart Institute:

April 26, 2019, avid golfers played at the Max, and their efforts resulted in raising $50,000 for the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.

GOLFOMAX owner joins OVGA Board:

In April 2019, Dru Lafave became the new Tournament Chairman of the Ottawa Valley Golf Association. “My primary focus will be to help grow the level of participation in all the OVGA tournaments in the region.” In 2022, he assumed the role as President. ” It has been an honor to support and promote amateur golf in the region. Always great to see keen golfers out trying to test their skills against their peers”. 


Our 25th anniversary Charity tournament scheduled for Eagle Creek in June 2020 had to be cancelled due to the covid pandemic. We celebrated our 20th anniversary Charity tournament in June 2015 at Kanata Golf Club. Many thanks to all our prize donors and sponsors, our volunteer staff, and all our 136 participants. Together we raised $14,000 for the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and the Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre (OCTC).



With our 20th milestone season in 2015, we granted one of our longest playing patrons with an honorary lifetime membership. Mick, a former member at Hylands, passed away in May 2021 at the age of 93. He had been playing at the Max twice weekly since we opened in 1995. He probably played more rounds of golf and drank more coffee than anybody else during that time. After his rounds, he enjoyed his usual pint in the lounge with his buddies, telling tall stories about his golf game and past career in the Navy.

Mick joined Lloyd Swick, another long time patron who unfortunately past away in January 2017 at the age of 94. Lloyd was given an honorary membership in 2012, in part because he was a very sweet guy and always keen to work on improving his game. This was also in recognition of Lloyd being the driving force behind the War Animals Memorial unveiled at Confederation Park in November 2012.


GOLFOMAX owner Dru Lafave won the 2017 Kanata Senior Men’s Championship, along with the Match Play Championship, and the Senior Net Match Play Championship. Not a bad season for the old guy.

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1050 Baxter Rd. Unit #1
Ottawa, Canada



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