After just getting some fresh snow, it’s hard to believe that we are looking towards summer and golf season. Grand County boasts 4 fantastic golf courses, and they are all planning to open sometime between May 1 and 15, depending on the weather. It’s time to polish your clubs and wash your balls, golf season is just around the corner in Grand County. Your stay in a Winter Park Lodging By Owner property is sure to be a Hole in 1!!
Spread across the majestic Rocky Mountain valley with views of the Continental Divide are 18 holes to inspire, challenge, and reward every player. Designer Michael Asmundson wove the holes through native grasses and wetlands along the meandering Fraser River to create a natural feel. Located just outside of Granby, this course is newly renovated by the Nicklaus Design Group. Call the clubhouse at 970. 887.5230, or check out the web site, http://www.granbyranch.com/golf/index_golf.asp, to make a tee time.
Pole Creek Golf Club offers 27 holes of nationally-ranked golf. Golf Digest says it’s the #1 place to play in Colorado. The magnificent peaks of the Continental Divide serve as a backdrop for many spectacular holes. With a new irrigation system, new golf carts and a brand new clubhouse, Pole Creek has a completely fresh image and attitude. Multiple tees assure a challenge for all, so pick any two combinations of 9-holes and experience award-winning, championship golf and scenery at 8,600 feet. Call 970-887-9195, or 800-511-5076 or check out their web site, http://www.polecreekgolf.com/, to make your tee time online.
Designed by two great names in golf, Craig Stadler, and Tripp Davis, Grand Elk is a golfer’s masterpiece with the flavor of Scottish links. Grand Elk boasts gently rolling fairways and strategically placed hazards. Five sets of tees provide plenty of choices for all levels of golfers. Call 970-887-9122, or 877-389-9333 or check out the website, http://www.grandelk.com/golfcourse.asp, to make a tee time.
Picture an 18-hole championship course at an elevation of 8,420 feet with the peaks of the Never Summer Range of Rocky Mountain National Park commanding your view on the #1 tee box. Designed by Dick Phelps, the course offers narrowly rolling, well-tended fairways with subtle greens. The majestic Rocky Mountains tower high above offering exclusive and panoramic views. Call 970.627.8008, or 800.551.8580, or check out the web site, http://www.grandlakerecreation.com/, to make your tee time.
Call Winter Park Lodging By Owner now to make your lodging arrangements and plan your golf adventure. 877.329.1383
Amy March 23rd, 2009
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