Though our golf season might be on the shorter side of things, Denver offers a variety of amazing courses for every skill level and budget.So grab your clubs, here’s a list of the best golf courses to play in Denver this summer!
Arrowhead Golf Club
Check out the scenic Rocky Mountain backdrop at the Arrowhead Golf Club where the greens go on for miles. A par-70 course with over 6,600 yards of play awaits you. Designers Robert Trent Jones Sr. and Robert Trent Jones Jr. sculpted this course, which has been voted the number one golf course in the Denver area. The Arrowhead Golf Club has also been recognized as one of the top 10 most photographed golf courses in the world.
From private lessons to golf clinics, take advantage of everything the Arrowhead Golf Club has to offer, all while enjoying a breathtaking view of the Rocky Mountains. When game time is over, enjoy lunch or dinner at “On the Rocks Bar and Grill”. Book a tee time online or call (303) 973-9614 for more information.
The Ridge Course at Castle Pines North
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When you’re looking for a luxury golf course in Denver look no further than The Ridge Course at Castle Pines North. Located in the foothills of the Front Range, golfers here can enjoy roomy fairways as well as large, rolling greens. There are four sets of tees that measure from 5,000 to more than 7,000 yards.This course has also been voted the top regional golf course in Denver several times over. Private lessons are available as well as Junior Golf Club and even a Ladies Night. Tee times can also be booked online for your convenience.
Green Valley Ranch Golf Club
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The Green Valley Ranch Golf Club is another of Colorado’s premier golf courses to try out this summer. Besides being the home of the Colorado Opens, The Green Valley Ranch Golf Club also boasts an award-winning 18-hole Championship Course.Located between downtown Denver and Denver International Airport, it doesn’t get much more convenient than this course.
Being a semi-private club, there are various membership options as well as availability for public play. If you’re looking for ways to better your game, then the Golf Academy may be just the thing for you. Private and group lessons are available year-round through this instructional program.
The Golf Club at Bear Dance
Voted best Denver golf course for the past four years, The Golf Club at Bear Dance is one of the mile high city’s gems. More than 700 acres of mountainous terrain awaits you with 18 holes of championship golf. There are stunning views of the Front Range as well as the Rocky Mountains from this award-winning course. A variety of membership options are also available so you can customize your experience to suit your lifestyle. You can also choose a daily green fee if you’re not ready to make a membership commitment. It comes complete with a golf cart, practice balls, and a GPS. Either way, you’re guaranteed an award winning golfing experience.
Fossil Trace Golf Club
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The vision of renowned golf-course designer Jim Engh, the Fossil Trace Golf Club sits on land where dinosaurs once walked the earth some 64 million years ago. In fact, you can see Triceratops footprints, as well as other prehistoric creatures’ fossils next to the golf course’s 12th green. For those who want to learn more about the historic facts that surround the course, an exhibit is located inside the clubhouse.
For the golfing aficionado, 18 holes of unique golf and pristine conditions await you. The course is available for a daily fee as well as private events. The staff at Fossil Trace can also help you plan your own tournament.
Time to get out there — it’s tee time and Denver is serving up plenty of great golf. Have fun!