Situated to the south of Denver, The Golf Club at Bear Dance (home to the Colorado Section of the USPGA) first opened its doors to golfers in 2002.
Set at an altitude of over 8,700 feet, the spectacular Raven Golf Club at Three Peaks is an old 18-hole mountain layout that was reworked by Tom Lehman in collaboration with the design duo of Michael Hurdzan and Dana Fry.
Situated at the base of the Grand Mesa, Devil’s Thumb Golf Course is a testing layout that offers golfers more than just sensational views.
Murphy Creek is a Ken Kavanaugh design from 1999, the golf course sits on gently rolling terrain with ponds and creeks adding an extra element of challenge.
The facility at Riverdale has two 18-hole golf courses for public play but it’s the Dunes layout that garners all the plaudits. Pete and Perry Dye designed the course in a Scottish links style in the mid-1980s, with Tom Doak also having a hand in the construction of several holes.
Nestled in the foothills of the Front Range, the course at Fossil Trace Golf Club is laid out within an old clay mine and several huge items of mining equipment are positioned around the layout.
Located to the north of Colorado Springs, The Club at Flying Horse is home to a very modern, though somewhat restrained, Tom Weiskopf design that features mature trees, natural rock formations, interesting aquatic hazards and elevation changes.
The 18-hole golf course at the Sonnenalp Club is just one of several sporting amenities available to members as they also have the use of two swimming pools, four tennis courts and a state-of-the-art fitness centre.
If you like wild rides you’ll love Red Hawk Ridge with its eye-popping elevation changes and jaw-dropping views. Designed by Jim Engh in 1999 this is one of Colorado’s best-value public access golf courses.
The parkland styled course at Eagle Springs is set in Wolcott’s Vail Valley and it’s a very private golf club that boasts a 1995 Jay Morrish and Tom Weiskopf design.