Colorado Golf Destinations

  • Vail Valley

    The Vail Valley, of course, is known for its winter sports, but it's just as popular as a summer vacation destination, too, with such activities as hiking, whitewater rafting, rock climbing, mountain biking, fishing and, of course, playing golf.

    What's the best way to describe Eagle Vail Golf Club? A river golf course? A mountain golf course? Actually, it's a little bit of both. It's also a pretty golf course ... and pretty tough. The 18-hole Bruce Devlin and Roger von Hagge design, which opened in 1974, isn't a long golf course by today's standards, but there isn't a lot of room for error
    Gypsum Creek Golf Course is nestled in the beautiful Gypsum Valley, it sprawls across a sage-covered mesa that overlooks the surrounding countryside. The scenic and challenging course is a Pete Dye design that is player friendly enough for all skill levels.
    Situated at the base of the Gore Mountain Range in the Rocky Mountains, Vail Golf Club is a mountain course with beautiful scenery provided by Gore Creek, which meanders through the layout, and the White River National Forest that rests adjacent to it.
  • Denver

    The East's gateway to the Rockies, "Mile High" Denver is where all of the mountain West's natural splendor begins. Set at the eastern base of the range, the city is just a few miles from the ascent into the mountains. Millions of skiers and snowboarders fly into Denver International Airport each year to make the trek.

    Located just 30 minutes from downtown Denver, Lone Tree Golf Club & Hotel is an Arnold Palmer-designed course that is one of the area's best public courses. The challenging championship design has water coming into play on half of its holes and there are deep bunkers guarding the greens and fairways.
    Located in Fort Lupton less than 30 minutes from Denver, Coyote Creek Golf Course is a public course that offers the challenging play and amenities of a private club. The layout features rolling fairways and large, undulating greens.
    Just 10 minutes north of Denver, Colorado National Golf Club offers an escape from the city with a breathtaking backdrop of snow-capped Long's Peak and Mount Meeker. At 7,676 yards from the back tees, there is ample space on the golf course, so much that only two holes run next to each other.
  • Aspen/Snowmass

    Originally founded as a mining town, Aspen has become a haven for the rich and famous, boasting great winter sports like skiing and dog sledding, a terrific cultural scene and endless summer days of fly-fishing, rafting, horseback riding and golf.

    Situated along the banks of the Crystal River at the base of Mt. Sopris, River Valley River Valley Ranch Golf Club has a diverse terrain of wetlands and rolling hills. Sagebrush, cottonwoods, and pinion pines further enhance the course's beautiful landscape.
  • I-70 Corridor

    Colorado's I-70 mountain corridor is probably the most heavily traveled stretch of scenery in the state. It can be a journey of awe, skiing, outdoors adventure fun, and of course golf. It also can be a parking lot of congestion especially on ski weekends.

    Located just west of Denver, Raven Golf Club at Three Peaks weaves through towering pines, lush groves of aspen, grassy wetlands, and trout-filled lakes. Situated at an elevation of over 9,000 feet, the golf course offers stunning views of Buffalo Mountain and the "Three Peaks" for which it is named.
    What's the best way to describe Eagle Vail Golf Club? A river golf course? A mountain golf course? Actually, it's a little bit of both. It's also a pretty golf course ... and pretty tough. The 18-hole Bruce Devlin and Roger von Hagge design, which opened in 1974, isn't a long golf course by today's standards, but there isn't a lot of room for error
    Situated at the base of the Gore Mountain Range in the Rocky Mountains, Vail Golf Club is a mountain course with beautiful scenery provided by Gore Creek, which meanders through the layout, and the White River National Forest that rests adjacent to it.
  • Colorado Springs

    Three hundred-plus days of sunshine and endless ways to explore the outdoors make Colorado Springs a wonderful escape 65 miles south of Denver. Located towards the southern base of the Rockies, the city is near one of the West's most famous peaks, Pike's Peak.

    Pete Dye designed the layout at Plum Creek Golf & Country Club. The golf course is a favorite of Castle Rock locals who claim that the final three holes are some of the most difficult in the state. The golf course sprawls over very hilly terrain, making it nearly impossible to find a level lie.
    The 18-hole Monument Hill Country Club in Monument, CO is a semi-private golf course that opened in 1969. Designed by J. Press Maxwell Monument Hill Country Club measures 6715 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 140 and a 71.
    The 18-hole Shining Mountain Golf Club in Woodland Park, CO is a semi-private golf course that opened in 1995. Designed by John Harbottle III, Shining Mountain Golf Club measures 6801 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 129 and a 71.