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Tee Time: (Almost) the highest tee box in North America

August 9, 2017 — Summit County is home to dozens of the unofficial "highest (blank) in America," from Imperial Express Superchair at Breck to the Dillon Yacht Club on the shores of Dillon Reservoir. But none are quite as intriguing as Copper Creek Golf Course's Hole 14, known for

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Yes, you can now play 9 holes of disc golf at Arapahoe Basin (video)

August 2, 2017 — Yes, the rumors are true: You can now play nine holes of disc golf at Arapahoe Basin. In early July, not long after wildflowers replaced lingering snow on The Legend's slopes, a crew of five or six summer employees put finishing touches on the tee

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Tee Time: How to hit out of the sand like a golf pro (video)

July 26, 2017 — We've all spent time on the one and only beach you never want to visit. No matter how long you've been golfing, it's almost inevitable that at least once in a round of 18 you'll end up in a sand trap. Whether it's a fairway

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Tee Time: Hole 16 at The Raven at Three Peaks in Silverthorne

July 12, 2017 — If you haven't hit the links yet this summer, you've been missing out. Mother Nature brought dry, sunny conditions to all of Summit County this June, giving golfers perfect weather to play early and late through the summer equinox. The heat also turned greens and

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Golfing tips from Colorado pro golfers on how to improve your game

June 2, 2017 — While not based on any verifiable, quantitative scientific research, there's a good chance golf is the most humbling, expletive-inducing sport in the history of the world. With that in mind we've gathered these tips to fine-tune your golf game, from shaking off that early season

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Colorado golf season tees off in Breckenridge, Keystone, Copper and Silverthorne

May 12, 2017 — Find 2017 spring discount golf rates and info on Summit County Colorado golf courses in Breckenridge, Keystone, Silverthorne and Copper Mountain.

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High Fives Foundation golf scramble at Copper raises 50K for injured athletes

September 10, 2016 — On Aug. 30, the High Fives Foundation of Truckee, California hosted its second-annual Colorado Charity Golf Tournament on the fairways at Copper Creek Golf Course at Copper Resort. The weather shifted from drizzling to dazzling, and spirits were always shining. Thirty-six teams of four came

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Summit High School golf team hosts home tourney at Keystone Ranch, Sept. 8

September 8, 2016 — Before school was even in session, Summit High's star golf foursome was already taking home a big, fat, cardboard check, like the kind pros get, or the kind Happy Gilmore desperately wanted. On July 17, the Tigers top players — senior Keegan Cancelosi, senior Graham

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True Colorado mountain golf at Copper Creek Golf Course and Keystone golf club

August 12, 2016 — St. Andrews has nothing on Summit County. Not to bash the birthplace of modern golf, but even The Old Course at Scotland's most prestigious club doesn't quite compare to our duo of true ski resort clubs: Copper Creek Golf Course, an 18-hole course found at

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Tee Time: A gorgeous and unforgiving Par 5 at Breckenridge Golf Club

August 8, 2016 — Few Summit County pastimes are better than golf in autumn. Sure, there's hiking, mountain biking and trail running around Boreas Pass and other trail systems lined with yellowing aspens and blazing underbrush. But, if you'd rather simply soak in the surroundings — and who doesn't

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Finding the right golf ball: Odds are you’re spending too much

August 8, 2016 — The 2005 Masters. Hole No. 16. Tiger Woods. Tiger chips well above the pin. His ball starts rolling toward the hole, stops for a second on the edge, makes one final revolution, which shows the Nike swoosh, and falls in for the improbable birdie. "If

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Work It Out: 9 yoga postures for a better golf game

August 8, 2016 — When you think of physically demanding sports, golf probably isn't the first that immediately comes to mind. However, "golf is a much more active sport than people give it credit for," according to Robbins Manley, assistant golf professional at Breckenridge Golf Club. Even for weekend

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Keeping pace: What golf courses are doing about one of the game’s biggest issues, and how you can help

June 24, 2014 — And you're waiting on the tee and you're waiting. And while you're waiting, the foursome pulls up, making it a pileup. It is the bane of golf — slow play. And courses in High Country, as well as all over the globe, seem to be

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Fine tune your clubs this season

June 24, 2014 — Landing the ball three feet from the pin after carrying 160 yards over a bunker is the kind of shot seen on Sports Center by tour professionals and the kind of shot that the 20 handicapper never forgets when it happens to them. For the

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Mount Massive Golf Course in Leadville: A gem ‘above’ them all

June 24, 2014 — For golfers who like to cross things off their bucket lists, Mount Massive Golf Course offers a unique opportunity. At 9,680 feet, the nine-hole course on the outskirts of Leadville is the highest in the nation — that's 1,000 feet of elevation per hole, plus

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Why this is golf heaven: The skinny on High Country golf courses

June 24, 2014 — Hey, there's a reason we live here and it's not what most would expect. For some reason, the High Country is known for skiing and snowboarding. It's best-kept secret is golf. We're not being the chamber of commerce here. The thing is that it's not

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Cordillera returns to the golfing landscape

June 24, 2014 — Fazio, Irwin, Nicklaus. It's quite the lineup and they're all in one place. Welcome to the Club at Cordillera in Edwards and environs. "I would say that's a powerful lineup," Cordillera general manager Mike Henritze said. "That's out No. 1 competitive advantage as a club.

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Gear for your Game

June 24, 2014 — The golf industry has invented just about everything needed except a self-swinging club and a golf ball with its own homing device when it goes into the weeds. (Whoever figures out these two will make the late Steve Jobs look like a pauper.) ¶ Short

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Longer & Straighter: High Country golf brings more than just great views 

June 24, 2014 — There is something special about playing golf in Colorado's Rocky Mountains. From sweeping views to the breath-taking drives, High Country golf is truly at a different altitude. As anyone who has come from sea level or even the Front Range can attest, the ball flies

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The right address: How your stance affects your swing

June 24, 2014 — Everyone has heard the old line about how if you have a poor or reverse weight shift it can adversely affect your game and shot consistency; but did you know that most reverse weight shifts are caused by factors established during your set-up? Much has

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