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From Grand Junction to Summit County, Steamboat to Salida, and everywhere in between, there are more than 40 courses in the High Country of Colorado to get your swing on this summer.Adobe Creek National Golf Coursewww.adobecreekgolf.com876 18 1/2 Road, Fruita 970-858-0521 Type: Public, 27 holes, par 109 – 3, 9-hole coursesGreen fees: Weekday: 18 holes, $24.00; 9 holes, $13.50Weekend: 18 holes, $29.00; 9 holes, $16.50Tee times: Four days in advance, from 6 a.m.Dress Code: Shirts, spikeless shoes requiredDesigner: Ned Wilson (Monument & Mesa); Paul Graebner (Desert)Tee boxes: Combinations for 18 holes: Mesa/Monument – slope: 119, rating: 71.4 Desert/Monument – slope: 119, rating: 71.2 Desert/Mesa – slope: 121, rating: 70.2Practice: Driving range, unlighted, practice greensAmenities: Full bar, beverage cart, snack barMisc. info: This links-style course is located at the beautiful Colorado National Monument, just a mile from the Colorado River. Spread over 420 acres with no housing around, almost like a preserve. Natural settings.Directions: Take I-70 to exit 19 (Fruita exit, about 10 miles west of Grand Junction). Go left to Frontage road. Turn left and go about 1 mile.Chipeta Golf Coursewww.chipetagolf.com222 29 Road, Grand Junction 970-245-7177Type: Public, 18 holes, par 59Green fees: Weekday: 18 holes, $18.50; 9 holes, $10.50Weekend: 18 holes, $22.50; 9 holes, $12.50Tee times: Seven days in advance, from 6 a.m.Dress Code: Shirt and shoes requiredDesigner: Wilson GroupTee boxes: Black – slope: 88, rating: 58.6, ydg: 3835 Yellow – slope: 85, rating, 57.6, ydg: 3395Practice: Driving range, chipping area, putting green, teaching proAmenities: Beverage, snack bar, full barMisc. info: Course has very nice views of the mesa, the Book Cliffs and Colorado National Monument. A very walkable course with tough greens.Directions: Take I-70 to exit 37 (Clifton exit). Turn left at 32 Road and then west on Highway 6 & 50. Turn north at 29 Road. Go two blocks and the course is on the right.The Golf Club at Redlands Mesawww.redlandsmesa.com2325 W. Ridges Blvd., Grand Junction 970-263-9270Type: Public, 18 holes, par 72Green fees: Mesa County residents: 18 holes, $59; 9 holes, $39, Visitors: 18 holes, $84; 9 holes, $48Tee times: Seven days in advance, from 7 a.m., 14 days in advance for player pass holdersDress Code: Traditional golf attire, collared shirtDesigner: Jim EnghTee boxes: Blue – slope: 133, rating: 69.9, ydg: 6486 White – slope: 121, rating: 66.4, ydg: 5821 Red – slope: 115, rating: 69.0, ydg: 4916 Black – slope: 137, rating: 72.1, ydg: 7,007Practice: Driving range, putting green, PGA pros, clinicsAmenities: Restaurant, pro shop, beverage cartMisc. info: Desert/mountain style course, target golf. Beautiful scenery. Front 9 on top of plateau, see the whole valley. Back 9 dips into a canyon, rock walls. Just awarded 17th place for public courses in the U.S. from Golf Digest.Directions: Take I-70 to Redlands Parkway. Go south for 5.5 miles to Broadway. Turn east on Broadway and go 1.5 miles to Ridges Boulevard. Turn south and drive 1 mile.Lincoln Park Golf Coursewww.gjcity.org (click on recreation)800 Mantlo Circle, Grand Junction 970-242-6394Type: Public, 9 holes, par 36Green fees: Weekday: 18 holes, $23.50; 9 holes, $13Weekend: 18 holes, $28.00; 9 holes, $16.75Junior: 18 holes, $11.75; 9 holes $6.50Tee times: Seven days in advance, from 7 a.m.Dress Code: Shirt and shoes required. Designer: UnknownTee boxes: Yellow – slope: 123, rating: 71.6, ydg: 5844 Red – slope: 118, rating: 68.0, ydg: 6258 Blue – slope 120, rating 69.0, yards 6622Practice: Driving range, chipping and putting greensAmenities: Snack bar, pro shopMisc. info: Lincoln Park Golf Course is a 9 hole, 72 par public golf course conveniently located in the central city and is easy to walk. It is the home of the Rocky Mountain Open, the oldest open golf tournament in Colorado. Flat, small greens, fun course to play.Directions: I-70 to Horizon Dr. exit, south to 12th St. to Gunnison Ave., left to course on left.

Tiara Rado Golf Coursewww.gjcity.org (click on recreation)2057 S. Broadway, Grand Junction 970-254-3830Type: Public, 18 holes, par 71Green fees: Weekday: 18 holes, $25.00; 9 holes, $13.75Weekend: 18 holes, $30; 9 holes, $17.75Tee times: Seven days in advance, from 7 a.m.Dress Code: Shirt and shoes required.Designer: Tom KolacnyTee boxes: Blue – slope: 129, rating: 73.7, yards: 6235 White – slope: 127, rating: 71.9, yards: 5850 Yellow – slope: 112, rating: 67.2, yards: 4856Practice: Driving range, putting, chipping and pitching greens, fairway bunkerAmenities: Restaurant, pro shop, beverage cartMisc. info: The Rock plays along the base of the Colorado National Monuments red cliffs. Lush from tee to green, the architecture of this course will make you use every club in your bag. Between shots enjoy the gorgeous Western Colorado scenery and wildlife. A member of the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary program, Tiara Rado is home to quail, pheasants, owls, herons, deer, rabbits, foxes and all three species of bluebirds in the United States.Directions: Take I-70 to exit 28 (24 Road exit) and turn south. Go about 9 miles.Bookcliff Country Clubwww.bookcliffcountryclub.com2730 G Road, Grand Junction 970-242-9053Type: Private, 18 holes, par 71Green fees: 18 holes, $50; 9 holes, $25Tee times: One week advance from 7 a.m.Dress Code: No denim, collared shirt and Bermuda shorts required.Designer: Dick PhelpsTee boxes: Blue – slope: 120, rating: 70.3, ydg: 6632 White – slope: 114, rating: 68.2, ydg: 6231 Gold – slope: 116, rating: 69.4, ydg: 5370 Red – slope: 120, rating: 71.4, ydg: 5752Practice: Driving range, chipping area, practice bunker, teaching proAmenities: Pro shop, full bar, beverage cart, snack bar, restaurantMisc. info: A nice, fairly long and wide-open course with lots oftrees, fast greens. Need to come in with a member to play.Directions: Take I-70 to the Horizon Drive exit south. Turn right after the Pizza Hut (about 1/2 mile). Take an immediate right to the course.Battlement Mesa Golf Clubwww.battlementmesagolf.com3930 N. Battlement Parkway, Battlement Mesa970-285-7274Type: Public, 18 holes, par 72Green fees: Weekday: 18 holes, $44; 9 holes, $25Weekend: 18 holes, $44; 9 holes, $25Tee times: Seven days in advance, from 7 a.m.Dress Code: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OKDesigner: Finger/DyeTee boxes: Black – slope: 127, rating: 73.4, ydg: 7309 Gold – slope: 120, rating: 70.8, ydg: 6695 Silver – slope: 117, rating: 67.7, ydg: 6037 Bronze – slope: 124, rating: 70.4, ydg: 5386Practice: Driving range, putting green, chipping and sand practice areasAmenities: Pro shop, bar, snack barMisc. info: Battlement Mesa Golf Club opened in 1987 and has been ranked as one of the Best Courses in America You Can Play by Golf Digest. The routing takes full advantage of a one-of-a-kind setting: a high plains plateau overlooking the Colorado River.Directions: Take I-70 to exit 75 south (Parachute and Battlement Mesa exit). Follow the road across the river and up to the clubhouse.Lakota Canyon Ranch Golf Clubwww.lakotacanyonranch.com1000 Clubhouse Dr., New Castle, CO 81647 970-984-9700Type: Public, 18 holes, par 72Green fees: With cart: 18 holes, $89; 9 holes, $50Tee times: 30 days in advance, from 7 a.m.Dress Code: Golf attire required, no denimDesigner: Jim EnghTee boxes: White – slope: 116, rating: 67.1, ydg: 5608 Blue – slope: 126, rating: 69.5, ydg: 6369 Black – slope: 137, rating: 72.2, ydg: 7111 Red – slope: 123, rating 68.5, ydg: 4744Practice: Driving range, chipping green and putting greenAmenities: Pro shop, restaurant, beverage cartMisc. info: Ranked in top 10 of country by Golf Magazine, public upscale course. Mountain, target type course with high difficulty. Extreme bunkering and sloping, bowled-out green areas. Native areas, a lot of small pines and brush. Canyons, elevation changes.Directions: Take I-70 west past Glenwood to the New Castle exit #105. Go north .8 miles on Castle Valley Blvd. to golf course entrance.

Rifle Creek Golf Clubwww.riflecreekgolf.com3004 State Highway 325, Rifle 970-625-1093 Type: Public, 18 holes, par 72Green fees: 18 holes, $39; 9 holes, $22Tee times: Four days in advance, from 7 a.m.Dress Code: Shirt and shoes requiredDesigner: Richard PhelpsTee boxes: Blue – slope: 123, rating: 70.2, ydg: 6267 White – slope: 115, rating: 67.9, ydg: 5797 Red – slope: 120, rating: 68.1, ydg: 5127Practice: Putting and chipping greens, driving rangeAmenities: Restaurant, beverage cart on weekendsMisc. info: Front 9 is more traditional, wide open course with undulating tough greens. Back 9 is up through the mountainous canyons so its a lot of elevated tee boxes, narrow fairways, more of a target golf course. Beautiful views, people travel from all over just for the scenic back 9.Directions: Take I-70 to the Rifle exit. Go north on Highway 13 approximately 3 miles to the north side of Rifle. Watch for the sign to the golf course and turn right (north) on State Highway 325. Go approximately 3 miles to the course.Glenwood Springs Golf Clubwww.glenwoodgolf.com193 Sunny Acres Road, Glenwood Springs 970-945-7086Type: Public, 9 holes, par 35Green fees: 18 holes, $37/walk; $49.50/cart9 holes, $22/walk; $29.50/cartTee times: Seven days in advance from 7 a.m.Dress Code: No tank tops or cutoffs. Appropriate golf attire appreciated.Designer: Henry Hughes Tee boxes: (9 holes) Ladies – slope: 120, rating: 69.4, ydg: 2566 Mens – slope: 112, rating: 67.3, ydg: 2947Practice: Putting and chipping greens, lessonsAmenities: Pro shop, restaurantMisc. info: Built in 1952, this course of small undulating greens is nicknamed The Hill because everythings on a slope. Not a long course, but what it lacks in length it makes up for in challenging greens and fairways.Directions: Take I-70 to exit 116 (Glenwood Springs). Turn left at 6th Street and go west until a fork in the road (1 mile). Veer right to Nonegan Road and turn right at Sunny Acres Road (about 1/2 mile).Ironbridge Golf Clubwww.ironbridgeclub.com430 Ironbridge Drive, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601970-384-0630Type: Private, 18 holes, par 72Green fees: Guest rate, accompanied: $85 Unaccompanied: $150Tee times: No restriction, from 8 a.m.Dress Code: Traditional golf attireDesigner: Arthur HillsTee boxes: Blue – slope: 137, rating: 72.3, ydg: 6706 White – slope: 130, rating: 69.12, ydg: 6208 Black – slope: 143, rating: 74.3, ydg: 7224 Red – ydg: 5531 Gold – ydg: 4948Practice: Driving range, putting and chipping rangeAmenities: Snack bar, beverage carts, pro shopMisc. info: This very new course was just named the 19th best course in Colorado by Golf Digest. They say it plays like three different course, with nine holes along the Roaring Fork rive, four holes in the mountains and the remaining five links-style. With a full view of Mount Sopris in the distance, this is a signature High Country course.Directions: Take Highway 82 from Glenwood Springs toward Aspen about two miles. Turn right on Westbank Road. Cross the bridge and follow Westbank Road to the course.The Ranch at Roaring Forkwww.ironbridgeclub.com430 Ironbridge Drive, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601970-384-0630Type: Private, 18 holes, par 72Green fees: Guest rate, accompanied: $85 Unaccompanied: $150Tee times: No restriction, from 8 a.m.Dress Code: Traditional golf attireDesigner: Arthur HillsTee boxes: Blue – slope: 137, rating: 72.3, ydg: 6706 White – slope: 130, rating: 69.12, ydg: 6208 Black – slope: 143, rating: 74.3, ydg: 7224 Red – ydg: 5531 Gold – ydg: 4948Practice: Driving range, putting and chipping rangeAmenities: Snack bar, beverage carts, pro shopMisc. info: This very new course was just named the 19th best course in Colorado by Golf Digest. They say it plays like three different course, with nine holes along the Roaring Fork rive, four holes in the mountains and the remaining five links-style. With a full view of Mount Sopris in the distance, this is a signature High Country course.Directions: Take Highway 82 from Glenwood Springs toward Aspen about two miles. Turn right on Westbank Road. Cross the bridge and follow Westbank Road to the course.The Ranch at Roaring Fork14913 Hwy. 82, Carbondale, CO 81623 970-963-4410Type: Public, 9 holes, par 3Green fees: $17, $14 for junior/seniorsTee times: first come, first servedDress Code: Soft spikes, smooth soled shoesDesigner: UnknownTee boxes: Red – ydg: 1018 White – ydg: 1108Practice: Putting greenAmenities: Concession areaMisc. info: An open course with some water features, this well-maintained small course is ideal for a quick game after work or another activity. Also a great learning course with some lessons available.Directions: Take I-70 to Hwy. 82. through Glenwood and through the Carbondale stoplight. Go three miles further, course is on the right. Between mile markers 14 & 15 on Hwy. 82.Aspen Glen Clubwww.aspen-glen.com0545 Bald Eagle Way, Carbondale 970-704-1988Type: Private, 18 holes, par 72Green fees: Guests, accompanied: $133Unaccompanied: $256Tee times: 7 days in advance, from 7:30 a.m.Dress Code: No denim, collared shirt and Bermuda shorts requiredDesigner: Nicklaus/Nicklaus IITee boxes: Gold – slope: 137, rating: 75.1, yards: 7455 Blue – slope: 129, rating: 72.0, yards: 6830 White – slope: 123, rating: 69.1, yards: 6181 Green – slope: 120, rating: 69.9, yards: 5342Practice: Driving range, chipping and putting greensAmenities: Restaurant, pro shop, beverage cartsMisc. info: Beautiful course, one of the most scenic in Colorado with Mt. Sopris backdrop. Roaring Fork river runs through the course. A pretty straightforward signature Nicklaus course.Directions: From Glenwood Springs, take Highway 82 12 miles toward Aspen. Club is on the right.

River Valley Ranch Golf Clubwww.rvrgolf.com303 River Valley Ranch Dr., Carbondale 970-963-3625Type: Public, 18 holes, par 72Green fees: Local rates availableResident of Garfield, Eagle, Pitkin, Gunnison counties:Non resident: Off-season $50/peak; $40 after 2; $30 after 4:30 Summer: $75; $55 after 3; $35 after 5:30Tee times: 2 weeks in advance from 7 a.m. mid-summerDress Code: No denim, collared shirt and spikeless shoes required.Designer: Jay MorrishTee boxes: Black – slope: 136, rating: 73.7, ydg: 7348 Blue – slope: 129, rating: 70.6, ydg: 6600 White – slope: 116, rating: 68.0, ydg: 5964 Red -slope: 114, rating: 68.8, ydg: 5168Misc. info: This gently sloping, open course was cut from farmland and offers stunning views of Mount Sopris from every hole. Eight of the holes feature water and its a very walkable course.Directions: From Glenwood Springs, take Highway 82 12 miles toward Aspen. Turn right on Highway 133. After two miles, turn right on River Valley Ranch Drive and go 1/4 mile to the clubhouse on the right.Roaring Fork Clubwww.roaringforkclub.net100 Arbaney Ranch Road, Basalt 970-927-9100Type: Private, 18 holes, par 72Green fees: Invitation onlyDress Code: No denim, collared shirt and spikeless shoes required.Designer: Jack NicklausTee boxes: Black – slope: 137, rating: 73.1, ydg: 7130 White – slope: 131, rating: 71, ydg: 6582 Sage – slope: 125, rating: 68.6, ydg: 6018 Sage (ladies) slope: 142, rating: 73.6 Rose – slope:129, rating: 69.4, ydg: 5255Practice: Driving change, chipping and putting greens, bunkersAmenities: Restaurant, pro shop, pool, tennisMisc. info: A Nicklaus signature course in parkland setting, with some holes along the rivers, some in woods.Directions: One mile south of Basalt on Highway 82Snowmass Clubwww.snowmassclub.com0239 Snowmass Club Circle, Snowmass Village970-923-5600Type: Semi-private, 18 holes, par 72Green fees: Public, summer: 18 holes: $185; 9 holes: $95. Early season, 5/5-6/22 and late season 9/10-10/14:18 holes: $120; 9 holes: $65Tee times: 1 days in advanceDress Code: Appropriate golf attireDesigner: Jim EnghTee boxes: Black – slope: 143, rating: 71.9, ydg: 7008 Blue – slope: 134, rating: 70.3, ydg: 6559 White – slope: 124, rating: 69.1, ydg: 6126 Gold (Ladies) slope: 132, rating: 71.7, ydg: 5471 Green – slope:119, rating: 67.6, ydg: 4736Practice: Driving range, chipping green and putting greenAmenities: Restaurant, bar, pro shop, tennisMisc. info: Jim Enghs 7,008 yard course features an undulating landscape with seven different grasses including bent greens, blue grass fairways and native Colorado mix, creating a one-of-a-kind Irish links course with mountain flair. Voted No. 6 Best New Upscale Public Course by Golf Digest, 2004 and No. 16 Resort in North America by Cond Nast Traveler, 2004.Directions: Take Highway 82 to Brush Creek Road. Turn right and go 2 miles to Highline Road. Turn left on Highline Road and take the first right to the club.Aspen Golf Clubwww.aspenrecreation.com39551 Highway 82, Aspen 970-379-3374Type: Public, 18 holes, par 71Green fees: 18 Holes: $95 from 6:30 a.m.-1 p.m.,$75 from 1-3:30 p.m., $45 from 3:30 p.m.-Close 9 Holes: $45 from 3:30 p.m.-CloseTee times: Five days in advance, from 6:30Dress Code: Collared shirts, appropriate golf attire required. No metal spikes.Designer: Frank HummelTee boxes: Blue – slope: 126, rating: 70.5, ydg: 6432 White – slope: 118, rating: 65.5, ydg: 5579 Red – slope: 119, rating: 69.1, ydg: 5222 Gold – slope: 133, rating: 73.7, ydg: 7136Practice: Driving range, chipping area, practice bunker, classesAmenities: Restaurant, bar, snack barMisc. info: This is a championship course thats quite challenging with lots of water, trees and other hazards. Compared to many mountain courses its fairly flat, so its a very walkable, enjoyable course. From the back tees, the course measures 7136 yards, making it known as one of the longest municipal courses in the state.Directions: One mile west of downtown Aspen on Highway 82.Snowmass Clubwww.snowmassclub.com0239 Snowmass Club Circle, Snowmass Village970-923-5600Type: Semi-private, 18 holes, par 72Green fees: Public, summer: 18 holes: $185; 9 holes: $95. Early season, 5/5-6/22 and late season 9/10-10/14:18 holes: $120; 9 holes: $65Tee times: 1 days in advanceDress Code: Appropriate golf attireDesigner: Jim EnghTee boxes: Black – slope: 143, rating: 71.9, ydg: 7008 Blue – slope: 134, rating: 70.3, ydg: 6559 White – slope: 124, rating: 69.1, ydg: 6126 Gold (Ladies) slope: 132, rating: 71.7, ydg: 5471 Green – slope:119, rating: 67.6, ydg: 4736Practice: Driving range, chipping green and putting greenAmenities: Restaurant, bar, pro shop, tennisMisc. info: Jim Enghs 7,008 yard course features an undulating landscape with seven different grasses including bent greens, blue grass fairways and native Colorado mix, creating a one-of-a-kind Irish links course with mountain flair. Voted No. 6 Best New Upscale Public Course by Golf Digest, 2004 and No. 16 Resort in North America by Cond Nast Traveler, 2004.Directions: Take Highway 82 to Brush Creek Road. Turn right and go 2 miles to Highline Road. Turn left on Highline Road and take the first right to the club.

Maroon Creek Club10 Club Circle Road, Aspen 970-920-1533Type: Private, 18 holes, par 70Green fees: By member invitation onlyTee times: Seven days in advance, from 7:30Dress Code: No denim, collared shirt and golf slacks or shorts required.Designer: Tom FazioTee boxes: Black – slope: 139, rating: 73.3, ydg: 7110 Gold – slope: 135, rating: 71.9, ydg: 6802 Blue – slope: 132, rating: 69.9, ydg: 6323 Blue (women) – slope: 154, rating: 76.4 Green – slope: 122, rating: 68.1, ydg: 5802 Green (wmn) slope: 148, rating: 73.4, ydg: 5802 Red – slope: 134, rating: 70.0, ydg: 5111Practice: Driving range, chipping green, practice bunker, proAmenities: Restaurant, bar, snack barMisc. info: An astonishing private club with gorgeous flowers speckling the course at high season. Two-tiered greens with a lot of sloped fairways make this a challenging course.Directions: From Glenwood Springs, take Hwy. 82 to Aspen. Course is just north of town across from Buttermilk Ski Area.Cotton Ranch Golf Clubwww.cottonranchclub.com530 Cotton Ranch Dr., Gypsum 970-524-6200Type: Semi-private, 18 holes, par 72Green fees: Guest: 18 holes, $55-$90; 9 holes, $35-$55Eagle County resident: 18 holes, $55-$75; 9 holes, $35-$45Tee times: Available OnlineDress Code: No jeans and proper golf attire is requiredDesigner: Pete DyeTee boxes: Black – slope: 130, rating: 72.9, ydg: 6980 Brown – slope: 123, rating: 71.5, ydg: 6474 Gold – slope: 118, rating: 70.8, ydg: 6048Practice: Driving range, chipping green, bunkerAmenities: Pro shop, restaurant, tennis, pool, fitness center, full service club houseMisc. info: Nestled in the Gypsum Valley, Cotton Ranch is an 18 hole Championship course for players of all abilities. Gypsum Creek travels through many of the holes, with spectacular views of the Red Table Mountains, New York Mountains and Castle Peak.Directions: Take I-70 west to exit 140 (Gypsum), turn and go 3/4 miles to Valley Road. Turn right on Valley Road, go 1 mile south; course is on the right.Eagle Ranch Golf Club http://www.eagleranchgolf.com50 Lime Park Drive, Eagle 866-328-3232Type: Public, 18 holes, par 72Green fees: (From June 25)Guest: 18 holes, $99; 9 holes, $55Eagle County resident: 18 holes, $79; 9 holes, $45Tee times: Three days in advance, available onlineDress Code: Traditional golf attireDesigner: Arnold PalmerTee boxes: Black – slope: 136, rating: 74.1, ydg: 7530 Gold – slope: 133, rating: 72.3, ydg: 7151 Blue – slope: 129, rating: 70.0, ydg: 6718 White – slope: 116, rating: 68.2, ydg: 6171 Red – slope: 132, rating: 70.5, ydg: 5497Practice: Driving range, chipping and putting greens with bunkerAmenities: Pro shop, restaurantMisc. info: Several water hazards will test your accuracy as the course plays through the Brush Creek Valley. Meanwhile, the views of the surrounding Sawatch Mountains will test your concentration. Five sets of tees ranging from 5,400 to 7,500 yards provide an enjoyable and challenging design for golfers of all skill levels.Directions: Take I-70 west to exit 147 (Eagle). Head south 1/2 mile to Highway 6. Head west to Sylvan Lake Road and turn left. Follow signs to the course.Red Sky Golf Clubwwwq.redskygolfclub.com376 Red Sky Road, Wolcott 970-477-8400Type: Private/resort; Two, 18-hole courses, each par 72Green fees: $185-$240 during high season. Players must also stay in a Vail Resorts owned or managed hotel. Check the Web site for golf and lodging packages.Tee times: Up to one month in advance, onlineDress Code: No denim, collared shirt and Bermuda shorts required.Designer: Tom Fazio/Greg NormanTee boxes: Tom Fazio course: Black – slope: 135, rating: 72.0, ydg: 7113 Blue -slope: 133, rating: 70.8, ydg: 6813 Gold – slope: 130, rating: 68.6, ydg: 6405 Sage – slope: 136, rating: 72.1, ydg: 5994 Red – slope: 125, rating: 68.2, ydg: 5265Tee boxes: Greg Norman course: Black – slope: 144, rating: 74.2, ydg: 7580 Blue -slope: 139, rating: 71.4, ydg: 6989 Gold – slope: 132, rating: 69.8, ydg: 6572 Sage – slope: 137, rating: 72.7, ydg: 6080 Red – slope: 124, rating: 65.5, ydg: 5269 Practice: Driving range, putting greensAmenities: Clubhouse, restaurant, pro shop, barMisc. info: Tom Fazios spectacular design merges spectacular vistas of Vails Back Bowls with a variety of terrain to gratify players of all skill levels. Players will make their way through open sage covered hills, dense aspen forest and around a highland lake. On the Greg Norman course, craggy rock outcroppings, twisted knots of scrub oak, rugged gulches and wildflower meadows all contribute to an unparalleled wilderness golf experience.Directions: Take I-70 west from Denver to Wolcott. Turn left and proceed one mile to Red Sky Road.Country Club of the Rockieswww.countrycluboftherockies.com676 Sawatch Drive, Edwards 970-926-2111Type: Private, 18 holes, par 72Green fees: $200 unaccompanied; $100 accompaniedTee times: No limit, from 7:30 a.m.Dress Code: No denim, collared shirt and Bermuda shorts required.Designer: Jack NicklausTee boxes: Green – slope: 136, rating: 73.7, ydg: 7367 Blue – slope, 131, rating: 71.2, ydg: 6843 White – slope: 126, rating: 69.6, ydg: 6505 Black – slope: 117, rating: 67.2, ydg: 6006 Red – slope: 124, rating: 71.0, ydg: 5373Practice: Driving range, practice greensAmenities: Pro shop, restaurant, barMisc. info: A Nicklaus Signature links-style course, very highly conditioned with undulating greens.Directions: From I-70, exit 167 (Avon), go south and then west on Hwy. 6, 3 miles up on the left.Eagle Springs Golf Club http://www.eaglesprings.com28251 US Hwy. 6 & 24, Wolcott 970-926-4400Type: Private, 18 holes, par 71Green fees: UnpublishedDress Code: No denim, collared shirt and Bermuda shorts requiredDesigner: Tom WeiskopfTee boxes: Gold – slope: 129, rating: 72.4, ydg: 7009 Blue – slope: 125, rating: 69.4, ydg: 6531 White – slope: 121, rating: 69.8, ydg: 6506 White (wmn) – slope: 131, rating: 72.2, ydg: 5736 Red – slope: 121, rating: 69.0, ydg: 5216Practice: Driving range, chipping and putting greensAmenities: Pro shop, restaurantMisc. info: A links style course, narrow fairways with play along the river with elevation changes and nice views of surrounding peaks.Directions: Take I-70 to the Wolcott exit. Go right on Highway 6 for 1 mile.Eagle Springs Golf Club http://www.eaglesprings.com28251 US Hwy. 6 & 24, Wolcott 970-926-4400Type: Private, 18 holes, par 71Green fees: UnpublishedDress Code: No denim, collared shirt and Bermuda shorts requiredDesigner: Tom WeiskopfTee boxes: Gold – slope: 129, rating: 72.4, ydg: 7009 Blue – slope: 125, rating: 69.4, ydg: 6531 White – slope: 121, rating: 69.8, ydg: 6506 White (wmn) – slope: 131, rating: 72.2, ydg: 5736 Red – slope: 121, rating: 69.0, ydg: 5216Practice: Driving range, chipping and putting greensAmenities: Pro shop, restaurantMisc. info: A links style course, narrow fairways with play along the river with elevation changes and nice views of surrounding peaks.Directions: Take I-70 to the Wolcott exit. Go right on Highway 6 for 1 mile.Cordillera Courseswww.cordillera-vail.com0101 Legends Dr., Edwards, CO 81632 970-926-5950Type: semi-private, members & guestsThree courses plus a short course:Green fees:$180-$225; Caddies are mandatory for 18 hole courses if you choose to walk.Valley Course: Private.Short Course: $85, includes cart.Mountain Course: $225 per person, after 2:30 p.m. only. Reserve 24 hours in advance.Summit Course: $225 per person, after 2:30 p.m. only.Reserve 24 hours in advance.Tee times: From 7 a.m., no tee times onlineDress Code: No denim, collared shirt and Bermuda shorts required; metal spikes not allowed.Courses: Three courses plus a short course:-The Mountain Course,a Hale Irwin Signature Design18-hole, 7457-yard, par 72, elevation 8250 feet -The Summit Course,a Jack Nicklaus Signature Design18-hole, 7530-yard, par 72, elevation 9000 feet-The Valley Course,a Tom Fazio Signature Design18-hole, 7091-yard, par 71, elevation 7200 feet-The Short Course,a Dave Pelz Signature Design1257-yard, par 27, elevation 7800Practice: Driving range, practice greensAmenities: Four distinct clubhouses with unique dining experiences, pro shopMisc. info: Season is May 1 – Oct 31 (closed on Mondays)Directions: I-70 to Edwards exit, north to Hwy. 6, go right, then left on Squaw Creek Rd., follow signs.Sonnenalp Golf Clubwww.sonnenalp.com1265 Berry Creek Road, Edwards 970-477-5370Type: Resort/private18 holes, par 71Green fees: Before 3 p.m./public: 18 holes, $175; 9 holes, $107 After 3 p.m./public: $100Tee times: One week in advance, from 8 a.m.Dress Code: Appropriate golf attire, spikeless shoes.Designer: Morrish/CuppTee boxes: Black – slope: 142, rating: 73.8, ydg: 7059 Blue -slope: 136, rating: 71.4, ydg: 6423 White – slope: 125, rating: 69.6, ydg: 5907 Green – slope: 131, rating: 69.6, ydg: 5174Practice: Driving range, putting and chipping greensAmenities: Restaurant, tennis, spaMisc. info: A Scottish, links-style course with great views of the surrounding mountains. Recognized by Golf Digest Magazine in its Top 100 Resort Courses Sonnenalp consistently ranks as one of the states top three courses in Colorado Golf Magazine.Directions: Take I-70 to exit 163 (Edwards). Turn right and immediately right again onto Berry Creek Road.Eagle-Vail Golf Clubwww.eaglevailgolfclub.com431 Eagle Drive, Avon 800-949-5267Type: Public, 18 holes, par 72Green fees: (Vary depending on time of year and time of day)Guest: 18 holes, $47-$98Eagle-Vail resident: $38-$78 Eagle County. resident: $42-$88Tee times: Three days in advanceDress Code: No denim, collared shirt and Bermuda shorts required, non-metal spikes only.Designer: Devlin/VonHaggeTee boxes: Blue – slope: 127, rating: 70.6, ydg: 6819 White -slope: 118, rating: 68.6, ydg: 6160 Red – slope: 122, rating: 67.2, ydg: 4856Practice: Driving range, practice and chipping greensAmenities: Pro shop, restaurant, beverage cartMisc. info: A real mountain-style course good for all abilities. Not over-long, plays up and downhill criss-crossing the Eagle River. Eagle-Vail also has Willow Creek, a 9-hole, par 3 course.Directions: West on I-70 to Eagle-Vail exit, left under the highway, take first left on Eagle Road, to Eagle Drive, go right to the course up the hill.Beaver Creek Golf Clubwww.beavercreek.snow.com103 Offerson Road, Avon 970-845-5775Type: Semi-private, 18 holes, par 70Green fees: June 15-Sept. 15: $165; Off-season: $80Off-season: Summit County residents: $60, Eagle residents: $45Tee times: 30 days in advance, from 7 a.m.Dress Code: No denim, collared shirt and Bermuda shorts required. Only soft spikes allowed.Designer: Robert Trent Jones, Jr.Tee boxes: Gold – slope, 140, rating 71, ydg: 6,784 Blue – slope: 138, rating: 69.6, ydg: 6478 White – slope: 134, rating: 67.7, ydg: 5973 Ladies – slope: 131, rating: 69.3, ydg: 5088Practice: Driving range, chipping and putting greens (day of play or members only)Amenities: Restaurant, pro shop, beverage cartMisc. info: This links-style target course is set below the Beaver Creek ski area, with the last five holes looking right up at the slopes. This is a highly challenging course with a lot of hazards.Directions: Take I-70 to exit 167 (Avon) and head south to the course.Eagle-Vail Golf Clubwww.eaglevailgolfclub.com431 Eagle Drive, Avon 800-949-5267Type: Public, 18 holes, par 72Green fees: (Vary depending on time of year and time of day)Guest: 18 holes, $47-$98Eagle-Vail resident: $38-$78 Eagle County. resident: $42-$88Tee times: Three days in advanceDress Code: No denim, collared shirt and Bermuda shorts required, non-metal spikes only.Designer: Devlin/VonHaggeTee boxes: Blue – slope: 127, rating: 70.6, ydg: 6819 White -slope: 118, rating: 68.6, ydg: 6160 Red – slope: 122, rating: 67.2, ydg: 4856Practice: Driving range, practice and chipping greensAmenities: Pro shop, restaurant, beverage cartMisc. info: A real mountain-style course good for all abilities. Not over-long, plays up and downhill criss-crossing the Eagle River. Eagle-Vail also has Willow Creek, a 9-hole, par 3 course.Directions: West on I-70 to Eagle-Vail exit, left under the highway, take first left on Eagle Road, to Eagle Drive, go right to the course up the hill.

Vail Golf Clubwww.vailrec.com1778 Vail Valley Drive, Vail 970-479-2260Type: Public, 18 holes, par 71Green fees: Guest, high season: 18 holes, $80; 9 holes, $45Tee times: Up to six months in advanceDress Code: No denim, proper golf attireDesigner: Ben KrugerTee boxes: Black – slope: 149, rating: 77.0, ydg: 6740 Blue -slope: 143, rating: 74.3, ydg: 6280 Gold – slope: 137, rating: 72.0, ydg: 5875 Red – slope: 129, rating: 69.6, ydg: 5277Practice: Driving range, practice greensAmenities: Restaurant, pro shop, beverage cartMisc. info: A traditional-style course, tree-lined. Not a lot of hidden trouble, a very playable but challenging course. Greens always in good shape with beautiful views of the Gore Range.Directions: Take I-70 to exit 176 (main Vail exit). Head east on South Frontage Road for 2 miles to Vail Valley Drive.Copper Creek Golf Clubwww.coppersummer.com104 Wheeler Place, Copper Mountain 970-968-2882Type: Resort, 18 holes, par 70Green fees: (before 2 p.m.) 18 holes, $79; 9 holes, $49Tee times: 7 days in advance, from 8 a.m.Dress Code: No jeans, collared shirt requiredDesigner: Pete & Perry DyeTee boxes: Gold -slope: 124, rating: 67.6, ydg: 6053 Blue – slope: 117, rating: 65.9, ydg: 5674 White – slope: 110, rating: 63.0, ydg: 5135 Red – slope: 100, rating: 63.8, ydg: 4445Practice: Driving range, putting greenAmenities: Restaurant, golf shop, beverage cartMisc. info: At 9,700 feet, this is North Americas highest championship golf course. The front nine of this course winds through natural alpine terrain, pines, numerous lakes and streams. The back nine changes in character as the fairways cut through the forest and the scant remains of a 19th century mining town. Pete and Perry Dyes incorporation of the natural alpine terrain, unique use of railroad tie bulkheads and elaborate mound systems present unique challenges and scenic pleasures.Directions: Take I-70 to exit 195. Proceed 1/4 mile to Copper Road and turn left on Golf Course Drive.Raven Golf Club at Three Peakswww.ravenatthreepeaks.com2929 Golden Eagle Road, Silverthorne 970-262-3636Type: Semi-private, 18 holes, par 72Green fees: Open to June 2nd: $64.00 Twilight (after 2pm) $49.00; June 3rd to June 16th: Mon-Thurs $89.00, Fri-Sun, Holidays $89.00, Twilight (after 2pm) $54.00; June 17th to Sept 5th: Mon-Thurs $129.00, Fri-Sun, Holidays $119.00, Twilight (after 2pm) $84.00Tee times: Available onlineDress Code: Collared shirt, no cutoffs denim, or sweats, spikeless shoes.Designer: Tom Lehman/Hurdzan FryTee boxes: Gold – slope: 108, rating: 64.6, ydg: 5235White – slope: 126, rating: 69.3, ydg: 6386Silver – slope: 135, rating: 71.2, ydg: 6806Black – slope: 142, rating: 73.4, ydg: 7300Practice: Full practice facilityAmenities: Clubhouse with restaurant, bar, golf shopMisc. info: The Raven at Three Peaks offers an appealing blend of traditional and contemporary architectural design styles.Directions: Take I-70 to exit 205 (Dillon/Silverthorne). Head north on Highway 6; entrance is 3 miles up on the left.The River Course at Keystonewww.keystone.snow.com155 River Course Dr., Keystone, 970-496-4444Type: Resort, 18 holes, par 71Green fees: (After June 15):Weekday before noon: 18 holes, $160; after noon: $120Weekend before noon: 18 holes, $145; after noon: $105Tee times: available onlineDress Code: No denim, collared shirts and spikeless shoes requiredDesigner: Hurzdan/FryTee boxes: Black – slope: 131, rating: 70.3, ydg: 6886 Blue – slope: 121, rating: 68.8, ydg: 6507 White – slope: 114, rating: 67.0, ydg: 6003 Gold – slope: 105, rating: 64.4, ydg: 5359 Red – slope: 114, rating: 64.5, ydg: 4762Practice: Full practice facility availableAmenities: Restaurant, pro shop, beverage cart, full barMisc. info: The par-35 front nine is oriented around the path of the Snake River and the par-36 back nine winds through a lodgepole pine forest. Impressive elevation changes, variable bunkers, and water hazards combine to challenge golfers of all levels, but five to six sets of tees on each hole allow players of all abilities the opportunity to enjoy the course.Directions: Take I-70 to exit 205 (Dillon/Silverthorne). Go south on Highway 6 for 5 miles to the Elk Run neighborhood in Keystone, follow signs.Keystone Ranchwww.keystone.snow.com22010 Hwy. 6, Keystone 970-496-4444Type: Resort, 18 holes, par 72Green fees: (After June 17):Weekday before noon: 18 holes, $110; after noon: $75Weekend before noon: 18 holes, $120; after noon: $85Tee times: Available onlineDress Code: No denim, collared shirts and spikeless shoesDesigner: Robert Trent Jones, Jr.Tee boxes: Black – slope: 130, rating: 71.9, ydg: 7090 White – slope: 126, rating: 69.3, ydg: 6521 Gold – slope: 112, rating: 66.6, ydg: 5876 Red – slope: 128, rating: 69.9, ydg: 5532Practice: Full practice facilityAmenities: Restaurant, pro shop, beverage cart, full barMisc. info: Winding through lodgepole pines, around sage meadows and across a 9-acre lake, this par-72 course features slight elevation changes and many bunkers. Keystone Ranch follows the legendary links-style of a Scottish course on the front nine, while the back nine presents a traditional mountain valley layout.Directions: Take I-70 to exit 205 (Dillon/Silverthorne). Go south on Highway 6 for 6 miles to the stoplight in Keystone. Turn right and follow signs.Breckenridge Golf Clubwww.breckenridgegolfclub.com200 Clubhouse Drive, Breckenridge 970-453-9104Type: Public, Three courses, 27 holes, each 9 is par 36Green fees: (After June 16): 18 holes: $99, 9 holes: $53Tee times: Four days in advance, from 7 a.m., $10 advance reservation feeDress Code: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK, soft spikes requiredDesigner: Jack NicklausTee boxes, combinations: Beaver-BearGold – slope: 147, rating: 73.9, ydg: 7276Blue – slope: 133, rating: 71.0, ydg: 6586Silver – slope: 122, rating: 68.4, ydg: 6031Silver (women) – slope: 140, rating: 73.4, ydg: 6031Red – slope: 124, rating: 69.2, ydg: 5063Bear-ElkGold – slope: 145, rating: 74.0, ydg: 7257Blue – slope: 132, rating: 71.5, ydg: 6675Silver – slope: 122, rating: 68.4, ydg: 5939Silver (women) – slope: 145, rating: 72.0, ydg: 5939Red – slope: 129, rating: 67.4, ydg: 5045Elk-BeaverGold – slope: 151, rating: 73.5, ydg: 7145Blue – slope: 136, rating: 71.1, ydg: 6575Silver – slope: 124, rating: 66.9, ydg: 5832Silver (women) – slope: 145, rating: 72.7, ydg: 5832Red – slope: 131, rating: 68.9, ydg: 4908Practice: Driving range, chipping and putting greens, practice bunkerAmenities: Restaurant, pro shop, beverage cartMisc. info: Owned by the Town of Breckenridge, this course has the distinction of being the only municipal, 27-hole Jack Nicklaus course in the world. A tough, rugged course situated at 9,324 feet above sea level, Breckenridge features three different 18-hole rotations in combination.Directions: Take I-70 to exit 203. Head south for 7 miles to Highway 9. Go left on Tiger Road.Mount Massive Golf Coursewww.mtmassivegolf.com259 Country Road 5, Leadville 719-486-2176Type: Public, 9 holes, par 36Green fees: 18 holes, $32; 9 holes, $20Tee times: Seven days in advanceDress Code: Shirt and Shoes RequiredDesigner: Adolph KussTee boxes (18 holes): Red/White – slope: 91, rating: 61.0, ydg: 4958Red/White(wmn)- slope:110, rating: 64.4, ydg: 4958White/Blue – slope: 100, rating: 64.2, ydg: 5685Blue/Black – slope: 108, rating: 66.7, ydg: 6170Practice: Driving rangeAmenities: Pro shopMisc. info: Mount Massive Golf Course is located on the outskirts of Leadville. Set in the open spaces of the Arkansas River Valley near the rivers headwaters, ringed by the tallest mountains in the state, surrounded by ranchland and forest, it has a truly spectacular setting without a condo in sight.Directions: Take I-70 to Highway 91 south to Leadville. The course is five minutes west of town on 6th Street.Collegiate Peaks Golf Clubwww.collegiatepeaksgolf.com28775 Fairway Drive,Buena Vista 719-395-8189Type: Public, 9 holes, par 36Green fees: Weekday: 18 holes, $26; 9 holes: $18Weekend: 18 holes, $28; 9 holes: $20Tee times: Up to 7 days in advanceDress Code: No tank tops or cut-offsDesigner: Phelps/BrauerTee boxes (18 holes): Back-white/blue: slope: 117, rating: 69.9, ydg: 6267Forward-silver/gold: slope: 125, rating, 67.5, ydg: 5142Practice: Limited practice areaAmenities: Snack bar, pro shop, limited barMisc. info: A great alternative course for those looking to spend and wait less, Collegiate Peaks has water on every hole, plenty of trees and is surrounded by beautiful mountain vistas.Directions: Take Highway 285 to Buena Vista. Turn west at stoplight in town and go about 1 mile. There are signs for the course on the right side of the street.Salida Golf Clubwww.salidagolfclub.com404 Grant St., Salida, CO 81201 719-539-1060Type: Public, 9 holes, par 35Green fees: Weekday: 18 holes, $26; 9 holes, $16Weekend: 18 holes, $28; 9 holes, $18Tee times: Two days in advance from 7 a.m.Dress Code: No tank tops or cutoffsDesigner: Emmett KillianTee boxes (18 holes): Slope: 121, rating: 68.6, ydg: 6360Practice: Driving range, chipping area and putting greenAmenities: Pro shop, restaurant, barMisc. info: Surrounded by beautiful vistas, this nice public course features an easy walk with flat, small greens. Six of the nine holes feature water.Directions: Take Hwy. 50 to Salida. In Salida turn north at Salida Hot Springs Pool, north to the top of the hill and turn right on Poncha Blvd. Turn left on Grant St. and go to clubhouse.Haymaker Golf Coursewww.haymakergolf.com34855 US Hwy 40 East, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477970-870-1846Type: Public, 18 holes, par 72Green fees: $93, Fri-Sun, $81, Mon-ThTee times: No restrictionsDress Code: Golf fashion shirt, no cut-offs, denim okay.Designer: Keith FosterTee boxes: Blue (wmn) – slope: 119, rating: 67.3, ydg: 5059 White – slope: 119, rating: 67.6, ydg: 6183 Gold – slope: 127, rating 70.7, ydg: 6728 Silver – slope: 133, rating 73.4, ydg: 7308Practice: Practice range, practice short game area, putting greenAmenities: RestaurantDirections: The course is south of Steamboat Springs at intersection of Hwy 40 and Hwy 131.Catamount Ranch and Clubwww.catamountclub.com33400-B Catamount Drive, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477970-871-9200Type: Private, 18 holes, par 72Green fees: Rates varyTee times: Policies vary in respect to membershipDress Code: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts and/or golf slacks required.Designer: Tom WeiskopfTee boxes: White (wmn) – slope: 120, rating: 66.9, ydg: 4861 Silver (wmn) – slope: 142, rating: 72.6, ydg: 5906 Gold – slope: 134, rating: 71.0, ydg: 6628 Black – slope: 142, rating 73.1, ydg: 7056Directions: From I-70 take Hwy 9 north from Silverthorn to Kremling. In Kremling, take Hwy 40 west to Steamboat Springs. Turn right (west) on Catamount Drive (2 miles past the base of Rabbit Ears pass) and proceed to the clubhouse.Sheraton Steamboat Golf Clubwww.sheratonsteamboatgolf.com2000 Clubhouse Drive, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487970-879-1391Type: Resort, 18 holes, par 72Green fees: $80-$130Dress Code: No denim, collared shirt and spikeless shoes required.Designer: Robert Trent Jones II.Tee boxes: Red (wmn) – slope: 125, rating: 72.2, ydg: 5462 White- slope: 131, rating: 70.2, ydg: 6293 Black – slope: 138, rating: 72.0, ydg: 6902Directions: From Denver take I-70 to Silverthorne. Take Hwy 9 to Kremling. From there take Hwy 40 to Steamboat Springs. Turn right on Mount Werner Road, then left on Steamboat Boulevard, then right on Clubhouse Drive. Club is on the left.Steamboat Golf Clubwww.steamboatgolfclub.com26815 W. Hwy 40, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487970-879-4295Type: Semi-private, 9 holes, par 36Green fees: $22 – $47Dress Code: Proper golf attire and footwear required, denim acceptable.Designer: UnknownTee boxes: Yellow – slope: 122, rating: 66.7, ydg: 2746Blue – slope: 120, rating: 66.0, ydg: 2913Amenities: Full service bar and foodDirections: From I-70 take Hwy 40 to Steamboat Springs. Course is located 6 miles west of downtown Steamboat Springs on Hwy 40.Yampa Valley Golf Coursewww.yampavalleygolf.com2179 Hwy 394, Craig, CO 81626 970-824-3673Type: Public, 18 holes, par 72Green fees: $26 – $33Tee times: 3 days in advanceDress Code: Shirt and shoes requiredDesigner: William NeffTee boxes: Red (wmn) – slope: 120, rating: 68.1, ydg: 5131 Gold (wmn) – slope: 110, rating: 65.6, ydg: 5436 White (wmn) – slope: 116, rating: 68.2, ydg: 6076 Blue (wmn) – slope: 123, rating 70.6, ydg: 6553 Red – slope: 108, rating: 63.9, ydg: 5124 Gold – slope: 110, rating: 65.6, ydg: 5476 White – slope: 116, rating: 68.2, ydg: 6006 Blue – slope: 123, rating 70.6, ydg: 6548Practice: Range, Lessons, Pro ShopAmenities: Full service restaurantDirections: From I-70, take Hwy 40 west to Craig, turn south onto Ranney Street. After crossing the river, turn east onto Hwy 394 and go .5 mile. to club on the left.


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