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2019 Golf & Gala Classic The Club at Rolling Hills, Golden CO

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Better iron contact equals a better golf game By GOLFTEC

If you want to hit more greens, create better iron contact by understanding how your hips move in the golf swing Picture this: You just hit a perfect baby draw off the tee. The ball lands in the middle of the short stuff, 150 yards from the green. The hole location is dead-center, so you have plenty of room for error with your approach. That leaves a stock iron shot which should be textbook, right?

Maybe for someone else. You, instead, have sweaty palms just thinking about failing to make solid contact, because history has proven the case more often than not. So, upon a timid, unconfident attempt, your result is a chunked shot that leaves a challenging up-and-down to save par. Sorry to rattle your cage if that hit too close to home, but unfortunately discomfort over “routine” iron shots is all too common for many golfers. That’s why we’re here with advice to make those wasted opportunities a thing of the past!

Hip sway — the lateral movement of your hips — determines where the bottom of your swing arc, or “low point,” occurs. As we learned in our big-data study of the golf swing, hip sway is a major differentiator of skill level. Ultimately, hip sway influences contact. So, it represents the difference between solid, ball-fist shots and fatted or thinned shots. High-handicap golfers who have always been told to “shift their weight to the trail leg” tend to sway their hips farther away from the target than better golfers, which often results in low-point consistency issues. Hip sway this way...

Our simple solution? Make an adjustment at address and maintain that change throughout the swing. When you set up to the ball, move your hips toward the target so your belt buckle is vertically over your lead heel. As you begin to swing back, rotate around your belt buckle, while trying to keep your hips centered over the same area instead of swaying back toward the trail leg. To accomplish this, your lead knee will flex while your trail knee straightens.

What did you sway?

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There are several contributing factors to poor contact with your irons. An important one we’re going to examine is how the hips move throughout the swing.

As you get comfortable with instilling hip sway more toward the target by keeping your belt buckle location in mind, you will improve contact, increase spin and make those green-light approach shots much more fun to hit. GOLFTEC has 9 Colorado Locations. Visit: golftec.com for more information. For more instructional content and golf equipment reviews visit the GOLFTEC Scramble at golftec.com/blog. D


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Travel

Quivira Golf Club: An Experience Unlike Any Other Situated at the tip of Mexico’s Baja Peninsula, at the place where the Sea of Cortez meets the Pacific Ocean, Los Cabos boasts a unique mountain-desert-ocean environment where the game’s top designers have crafted some of the world’s finest golf courses. Of the six courses built in Los Cabos by Jack Nicklaus, Quivira Golf Club, opened to acclaim in 2014, is by far the least traditional and most spectacular. An aesthetic tour de force and an unforgettable test from any set of tees, this 7,085-yard, par-72 showstopper may be the most daring and eclectic course Jack has ever built. On Golf Digest’s roster of the “World’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses,” Quivira offers more oceanfront exposure—and more unforgettable thrills—than any other course in Los Cabos. Grafted onto a stunning Land’s End site marked by sheer granite cliffs, massive windswept dunes and rolling desert foothills, Quivira resembles one of those fantasy golf calendars with mind-boggling holes airbrushed onto canyon walls lapped by surging seas. It has the usual tees, greens and fairways, but it also has twisting arroyos, acres of cactus, lots of rock, Sahara-

like expanses of sand…in sum, a little bit of everything that Cabo has to offer. The drive to the fifth hole, which traces a switchback route up the side of a mountain, climbs to a vertigo-inducing tee perched 275 feet above the foaming surf. At under 300 yards from the forward tees, this downhill par 4 can be driven, but it’s ‘hasta la vista’ if you miss the rock-walled, cliff-

hanging green. The par-3 sixth, its concave green carved from the base of huge stippled dune, is equally dramatic. After swinging near an historic lighthouse, the layout weaves through the dunes and returns to the cliffs at No. 13, a tiny par 3 that plays over a yawning abyss to a miniscule green set atop a pinnacle of fissured granite rising 100 feet from the surf.

Eagle Ranch Golf Club is located in the beautiful small town of Eagle, Colorado, just 30 minutes from Vail. The majestic Colorado Rocky Mountains provide a spectacular setting for this Arnold Palmer Signature Design Course. The course opened in 2001 as part of a new, master-planned residential community called Eagle Ranch. With the addition of the golf course and other fantastic amenities such as an outdoor pool, ice rink, recreation trails and fitness center, Eagle is an idyllic place to live and play. Even with the proximity to world-class ski areas, Eagle is known for its “hole in the sky”, meaning we enjoy a long golf season from late March to early November. 10

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The course then proceeds inland through the desert, dropping abruptly from a set of elevated tees at Nos. 16 and 17, each a magnificent par 4. The par-4 18th hole, a linksstyle creation, plays to an infinity-edge green that appears to float on the ocean. A note to first-timers: Quivira is a breathtaking layout, but it can be visually intimidating. Nicklaus, to his credit, built kicker slopes and containment mounds that tend to gather the ball to safety and feed the ball to the hole. Because of the setting, each risk-reward scenario must be weighed very carefully on this off-the-charts design. When in doubt, the conservative route and the high-percentage shot are usually the best options. Completing the experience at Quivira is a thatched-roof, beachfront clubhouse that offers a large rectangular bar, a casual steakhouse and ample outdoor seating overlooking the surging sea and Land’s End. Players can fine-tune their games at a double-ended practice facility located a mere wedge shot away from the rolling surf. For additional information please visit www.quiviraloscabos.com. D

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The City of Greeley’s first municipal golf course, Highland Hills, was purchased in 1960 from a local real estate agent Roy Lundvall. The total purchase price was $160,000. The course was purchased as a nine hole with the option to add nine more holes and a clubhouse at a later date. The first ever tee time booked on the city owned golf course was on July 3, 1961, for $1.50. In 1970, an additional 9 holes were added to the east side and a clubhouse was built turning it into the golf course we all know and love. The municipal golf course is a championship par 71 parkland style eighteen hole course. Over 1,300 trees and undulating terrain, gives every golfer an enjoyable and exciting experience regardless of the playing ability. Boomerang Links Golf Course was the second course added to Greeley in 1991. The city first realized a need for another golf course in the late 1970’s. Highland Hills was regularly hitting capacity for six years prior to the opening on Boomerang with yearly rounds topping 60,000. The planning began in 1988 with several sites considered for the new golf course and eventually the 237 acre lot on 4th St. and

71st Ave. was picked. The land was acquired from Luverne and Lawrence Hertzke and Elmer Rothe. Land was also donated by Hewlett Packard, Greeley Tech Center and Wheeler Management. William Neff of Neff Alliance was the person responsible for designing the new course. Boomerang Links hosted a kick-off tournament in earl July of 1991 and over 130 players turned out to play on the course for the first time. The officially opening date of Boomerang Links Golf course was on August 1, 1991. Boomerang Links is a championship par 72 eighteen hole links style course with over 50 bunkers. For more info visit the website at www.golfingreeley.com D

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Fore Melina Golf Tournament at Glenmoor Country Club June 3rd How would you like to play a round of golf at one of the most exclusive, picturesque, invitation-only courses in Denver and have your green fee, along with the proceeds from all other purchases be used for philanthropic purposes? Well now you can! The course is Glenmoor Country Club. The date is June 3rd. The opportunity is rare. The cause is the Melina Wachter Memorial Foundation. Melina entered this world already sick, but nobody knew it. The first few months of her life were like any other baby’s: feedings, diapers, smiles, finding her toes, and being wholly adored by her older toddler sister and two loving parents. Then at 3 months old, a fever and lethargy led to tests and the very worst diagnosis: Infant Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, blood cancer. Melina, the doctors, and her parents fought with everything they had for 7 long, intense months that included chemo, radiation, bone marrow transplant, and a ventilator. She lost her very valiant battle just before she was even 10 months old. That was 15 years ago on the Gregorian calendar. It was just yesterday for her parents. They lost a vital part of themselves the day Baby Melina gained her angel wings.

They also refused to give in to grief. Six years later, in 2010, they started the Melina Wachter Memorial Foundation in Melina’s honor. Over the last 12 years they have hosted a golf tournament in order to raise money. This year is no different, with the 13th Annual Fore Melina Golf Tournament - did we mention Glenmoor? All the money raised helps support local children currently undergoing treatment for cancer. Desiree’ and Mike Wachter have become a mainstay on the childhood cancer circuit. They routinely re-stock the Comfy Cupboard, on the 7th floor at Children’s Hospital. They send monetary gifts to families in need. They sit and hold the hands of scared

parents. They also put on one helluva golf tournament! Desiree’, mom to Melina and the cheerful, driving force behind the tournament, spends 6 months of the year getting ready for this main event. This is one of the most fun, most impactful tournaments you can be a part of. There are Sponsorship opportunities. There is a silent auction (someone we won’t name spent a month dining at some of Denver’s best restaurants). There are mulligans for sale. Your donation on a par 5 hole will be shot by a pro and all the money goes to the tournament’s Cancer Champion. The Cancer Champion was started 9 years ago after a neighbor boy was

diagnosed with a brain tumor. Since then, a child fighting cancer is chosen and really brings a face of childhood cancer to the tournament. Last year, Taylor, the world’s cutest 1 1/2 year old and her family, were gifted $5000, all because of people like YOU who love to golf and who make Our Colorado a better place to live. You can find all the details for the tournament at www.melinawachtermemorialfoundation.org. Grab some friends, make a foursome, and make a difference at Glenmoor this June! D

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C O L O R A D O Denver Area Courses: 85

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Applewood Golf Course 1 (7-H) 303-279-3003 Golden Public 18R Fees: $18-$37 Opened: 1961 Designer: Press Maxwell 2 (15-H) Arrowhead Golf Club Public 18R 303-973-9614 Littleton Opened: 1972 Designer: Robert Trent Jones; Jr. Fees: $79-$149 Aurora Hills Golf Course 3 (9-P) Public 18R 303-739-1550 Aurora Fees: $30-$35 Opened: 1969 Designer: Henry Hughes Bear Creek Golf Club 4 (10-H) 303-980-8700 Denver Private 18R Fees: $150-$150 Opened: 1985 Designer: Arnold Palmer/Ed Seay 5 (16-N) Bear Dance, The Golf Club at Public 18R 303-681-4653 Larkspur Fees: $69-$115 Opened: 2002 Designer: Aurand; Bruening; Hogan Boulder Country Club 6 (1-H) 303-530-2226 Boulder Private 18R; 9P-3 Fees: N/A Opened: 1965 Designer: Press Maxwell 7 (1-J) Broadlands Golf Course 303-466-8285 Broomfield Public 18R Fees: $37-$47 Opened: 1999 Designer: Rick Phelps 8 (12-K) Broken Tee Golf Course Public 18R 303-762-2670 Englewood Opened: 1977 Designer: Phelps/Dye Design Fees: $15-$31 Buffalo Run Golf Course 9 (3-Q) Public 18R 303-289-1500 Commerce City Fees: $25-$44 Opened: 1996 Designer: Keith Foster 10 (15-N) Castle Pines Golf Club Private 18R 303-688-6022 Castle Rock Fees: N/A Opened: 1981 Designer: Jack Nicklaus 11 (15-M) Castle Pines,The Country Club at Private 18R 303-688-7400 Castle Rock Opened: 1986 Designer: Jack Nicklaus Fees: N/A Cherry Creek Country Club 12 (11-O) 303-597-0300 Denver Private 18R Fees: $125-$125 Opened: 2002 Designer: Jack Nicklaus Cherry Hills Country Club 13 (12-L) Private 18R 303-350-5200 Cherry Hills Village Opened: 1922 Designer: William Flynn Fees: $150-$150 14 (8-M) City Park Golf Course - Denver Public 18R 720-865-3410 Denver Opened: 1912 Designer: Tom Bendelow Fees: $26-$35 ClubCorp at Black Bear Golf Club 15 (15-R) 303-840-3100 Parker Private 18R Fees: N/A Opened: 1996 Designer: Jeff Brauer ClubCorp at Blackstone Country Club 16 (13-S) Private 18R 303-680-0245 Aurora Fees: N/A Opened: 2006 Designer: Jay Morrish Coal Creek Golf Course 17 (2-H) Public 18R 303-666-7888 Louisville Fees: $20-$49 Opened: 1989 Designer: Dick Phelps Colorado Golf Club 18 (16-Q) Private 18R 303-840-5400 Parker Fees: $100-$125 Opened: 2006 Designer: Bill Coore; Ben Crenshaw Colorado National Golf Club 19 (1-K) Public 18R 303-926-1723 Erie Fees: $45-$85 Opened: 2003 Designer: Jay Morrish Columbine Country Club 20 (13-K) Private 18R 303-794-6333 Columbine Valley Fees: $100-$100 Opened: 1955 Designer: Henry Hughes CommonGround Golf Course 21 (8-P) Public 18R; 9P-3 303-340-1520 Aurora Fees: $35-$60 Opened: 2009 Designer: Tom Doak Deer Creek Golf Club at Meadow Ranch 22 (13-H) Semi-Private 18R 303-978-1800 Littleton Fees: $50-$70 Opened: 2000 Designer: Scott Miller Denver Country Club 23 (9-M) Private 18R 303-733-2441 Denver Fees: N/A Opened: 1887 Designer: Foulis/Flynn/Coorer/Hanse Eagle Trace Golf Club 24 (2-J) Public 18R 303-466-3322 Broomfield Fees: $29-$42 Opened: 1963 Designer: Dick Phelps Emerald Greens Golf Club 25 (9-O) Public 9P-3 303-366-3133 Denver Fees: $8-$11 Opened: 1965 Designer: Henry B. Hughes Evergreen Golf Course 26 (10-F) Public 18R 303-674-6351 Evergreen Fees: $22-$30 Opened: 1923 Designer: Babe Lind Flatirons Golf Course 27 (1-H) Public 18R 303-442-7851 Boulder Fees: $25-$39 Opened: 1938 Designer: William H. Tucker Foothills Golf Course 28 (12-I) Public 18R 303-409-2400 Denver Fees: $6-$40 Opened: 1971 Designer: Dick Phelps Fossil Trace Golf Club 29 (8-G) Public 18R 303-277-8750 Golden Fees: $31-$71 Opened: 2003 Designer: James J. Engh Fox Hollow Golf Course 30 (10-I) Public 27R 303-986-7888 Lakewood Fees: $24-$60 Opened: 1993 Designer: Denis Griffiths Glenmoor Country Club 31 (12-M) Private 18R 303-781-0400 Cherry Hills Village Fees: $80-$95 Opened: 1985 Designer: Pete Dye/Perry Dye Green Valley Ranch Golf Club 32 (7-R) Public 18R 303-371-3131 Denver Fees: $30-$72 Opened: 2001 Designer: Perry Dye Greenway Park Golf Course 33 (3-I) Public 9P-3 303-466-3729 Broomfield Fees: $7-$9 Opened: 1971 Designer: Unknown Harvard Gulch Golf Course 34 (11-M) Public 9P-3 303-698-4078 Denver Fees: $9-$9 Opened: 1982 Designer: Babe Lind Heather Gardens Golf Course 35 (11-R) Public 9E 303-751-2390 Aurora Fees: $15-$15 Opened: 1973 Designer: Dick Phelps

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Front Range South Courses: 36

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36 (10-Q) Heather Ridge, The Golf Club at Public 18R 303-755-3550 Aurora Fees: $14-$32 Opened: 1973 Designer: Dick Phelps Heritage Eagle Bend Golf Club 37 (12-S) 303-400-6700 Aurora Semi-Private 18R Fees: $40-$71 Opened: 2000 Designer: Arthur Hills 38 (14-L) Highlands Ranch Golf Club Semi-Private 18R 303-471-0000 Highlands Ranch Opened: 1998 Designer: Hale Irwin Fees: $40-$73 Hiwan Golf Club 39 (9-G) Private 18R 303-674-3369 Evergreen Fees: $85-$85 Opened: 1962 Designer: Press Maxwell Homestead Golf Course, The 40 (11-I) 720-963-5181 Lakewood Public 18E Fees: $15-$40 Opened: 2002 Designer: Denis Griffiths Hyland Hills, Greg Mastriona Courses at 41 (4-J) Public 18R 303-428-6526 Westminster Fees: $25-$37 Opened: 1963 Designer: Hughes/Hummel Indian Peaks Golf Course 42 (1-I) 303-666-4706 Lafayette Public 18R Fees: $40-$53 Opened: 1993 Designer: Hale Irwin/Dick Phelps 43 (5-I) Indian Tree Golf Course 303-403-2542 Arvada Public 18R Fees: $33-$37 Opened: 1970 Designer: Dick Phelps 44 (13-O) Inverness Hotel & Golf Club Resort 18R 303-397-7878 Englewood Opened: 1974 Designer: Press Maxwell Fees: $115-$115 Kennedy Golf Course 45 (12-P) Public 27R 720-865-0720 Denver Fees: $27-$37 Opened: 1965 Designer: Dick Phelps 46 (4-J) Lake Arbor Golf Club Public 18R 720-898-7360 Arvada Fees: $23-$27 Opened: 1973 Designer: Gordon Reusink 47 (8-J) Lakewood Country Club Private 18R 303-233-0503 Lakewood Opened: 1908 Designer: T. Bendelow/D. Ross Fees: $90-$110 Legacy Ridge Golf Course 48 (3-J) 303-438-8997 Westminster Public 18R Fees: $24-$47 Opened: 1994 Designer: Arthur Hills Links Golf Course, The 49 (14-M) Public 18E 303-470-9292 Highlands Ranch Opened: 1985 Designer: Dick Phelps Fees: $16-$36 50 (13-K) Littleton Golf & Tennis Club Public 18E 303-794-5838 Littleton Opened: 1986 Designer: Dick Phelps Fees: $21-$35 Lone Tree Golf Club & Hotel 51 (14-N) 303-799-9940 Lone Tree Public 18R Fees: $49-$68 Opened: 1985 Designer: Palmer/Seay Meadow Hills Golf Course 52 (12-O) Public 18R 303-690-2500 Aurora Fees: $34-$41 Opened: 1957 Designer: Henry Hughes Meadows Golf Club, The 53 (12-H) Public 18R 303-409-2250 Littleton Fees: $10-$47 Opened: 1984 Designer: Phelps/Benz Meridian Golf Club 54 (14-O) Private 18R 303-799-4043 Englewood Fees: $75-$95 Opened: 1984 Designer: Jack Nicklaus Murphy Creek Golf Course 55 (10-S) Public 18R 303-739-1560 Aurora Fees: $37-$47 Opened: 2000 Designer: Ken Kavanaugh Omni Interlocken Resort Golf Club 56 (3-H) Resort 27R 303-464-9000 Broomfield Fees: $105-$130 Opened: 1999 Designer: David Graham Overland Park Golf Course 57 (11-K) Public 18R 720-865-0430 Denver Fees: $27-$39 Opened: 1895 Designer: W. H. Tucker; Sr./W. F. Bell Park Hill Golf Club 58 (7-N) Public 18R 303-333-5411 Denver Fees: $25-$45 Opened: 1931 Designer: Clark Hamilton Perry Park Country Club 59 (16-K) Private 18R 303-681-3186 Larkspur Fees: $85-$95 Opened: 1969 Designer: Dick Phelps Pinehurst Country Club 60 (12-J) Private 18R; 9R 303-985-1559 Denver Fees: $80-$95 Opened: 1960 Designer: Press Maxwell Pinery Country Club, The 61 (15-R) Private 27R 303-841-2850 Parker Fees: $75-$85 Opened: 1972 Designer: David Bingham Plum Creek Golf Club 62 (16-O) Public 18R 303-660-2200 Castle Rock Fees: $32-$69 Opened: 1984 Designer: Pete Dye Pradera, The Club at 63 (15-Q) Private 18R 303-607-5700 Parker Fees: N/A Opened: 2005 Designer: James J. Engh Raccoon Creek Golf Course 64 (13-J) Public 18R 303-932-0199 Littleton Fees: $29-$53 Opened: 1983 Designer: Dick Phelps Ranch Country Club, The 65 (3-K) Private 18R 303-466-2111 Westminster Fees: $55-$55 Opened: 1974 Designer: Dick Phelps Ravenna, The Club at 66 (14-H) Private 18R 720-981-6000 Littleton Fees: N/A Opened: 2007 Designer: Jay Morrish Red Hawk Ridge Golf Course 67 (16-N) Public 18R 720-733-3500 Castle Rock Fees: $50-$85 Opened: 1999 Designer: James J. Engh Red Rocks Country Clubv 68 (12-G) Private 18R 303-697-8008 Morrison Fees: $100-$100 Opened: 1975 Designer: Harwood/Phelps Ridge at Castle Pines North, The 69 (15-N) Public 18R 303-688-0100 Castle Rock Fees: $80-$145 Opened: 1997 Designer: Tom Weiskopf Riverdale Dunes Golf Courses 70 (2-N) Public 36R 303-659-6700 Brighton Fees: $26-$46 Opened: 1985 Designer: Pete & Perry Dye Rolling Hills, The Club at 71 (7-H) Private 18R 303-279-7858 Golden Fees: $80-$115 Opened: 1955 Designer: P. Maxwell/D. Phelps

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72 (13-R) Saddle Rock Golf Course Public 18R 303-699-3939 Aurora Fees: $13-$54 Opened: 1997 Designer: Dick Phelps Sanctuary 73 (14-M) 303-224-2860 Sedalia Private 18R Fees: N/A Opened: 1997 Designer: Jim Engh South Suburban Family Sports Center 74 (12-O) Public 9E 303-649-1115 Centennial Opened: 1998 Designer: Rick Phelps Fees: $8.50-$19 South Suburban Golf Course 75 (13-M) Public 18R 303-770-5508 Centennial Fees: $20-$48 Opened: 1973 Designer: Dick Phelps Southglenn Country Club 76 (13-N) 303-798-1656 Centennial Private 9P-3 Fees: N/A Opened: 1965 Designer: Unknown 77 (8-R) Springhill Golf Course Public 18E 303-739-6854 Aurora Fees: $20-$33 Opened: 1973 Designer: Dick Phelps Stoney Creek Executive 9 Course 78 (4-H) 303-431-9268 Arvada Public 9E Fees: $13-$13 Opened: 1998 Designer: Tim Root 79 (2-L) Thorncreek Golf Club 303-450-7055 Thornton Public 18R Fees: $20-$40 Opened: 1992 Designer: Finger/Spann/Dye 80 (1-L) Todd Creek Golf Club Semi-Private 18R 303-655-1779 Thornton Opened: 2007 Designer: Arthur Hills Fees: $30-$72 Valley Country Club 81 (13-Q) Private 18R 303-690-6377 Centennial Fees: $80-$90 Opened: 1956 Designer: William Bell 82 (3-H) Walnut Creek Golf Preserve Public 18R 303-469-2974 Westminster Fees: $10-$45 Opened: 1999 Designer: Michael Hurdzan 83 (11-M) Wellshire Golf Course Public 18R 720.865.0443 Denver Opened: 1926 Designer: Ross/Hughes Fees: $20-$39 West Woods Golf Club 84 (6-H) 720-898-7370 Arvada Public 27R Fees: $21-$44 Opened: 1994 Designer: Dick Phelps Willis Case Golf Course 85 (5-J) Public 18R 720-865-0700 Denver Opened: 1928 Designer: El Jebel/City of Denver Fees: $35-$54

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Ballyneal 1 (21-X) 970-854-5900 Holyoke Private 18R Fees: N/A Opened: 2006 Designer: Tom Doak Bella Rosa Municipal Golf Course 2 (22-N) Public 9R 303-678-2940 Frederick Fees: $7-$20 Opened: 2006 Designer: Unknown Boomerang Golf Links 3 (20-O) Public 18R 970-351-8934 Greeley Fees: $20-$33 Opened: 1991 Designer: Bill Neff Cattail Creek Golf Course 4 (20-N) Public 9P-3 970-663-5310 Loveland Fees: $11-$11 Opened: 1991 Designer: Dick Phelps City Park Nine Golf Course 5 (19-M) Public 9R 970-221-6650 Fort Collins Fees: $14-$19 Opened: 1940 Designer: Ft. Collins Golf Association Collindale Golf Course 6 (18-N) Public 18R 970-221-6651 Fort Collins Fees: $35-$37 Opened: 1971 Designer: Frank Hummel Coyote Creek Golf Course 7 (22-O) Public 18R 303-857-6152 Fort Lupton Fees: $27-$33 Opened: 1999 Designer: Matt Eccles Eaton Country Club 8 (19-Q) Private 18R 970-454-2587 Eaton Fees: $40-$54 Opened: 1923 Designer: Frank Baumgarner F&H Park and Recreation District 9 (20-W) Public 9R 970-774-6362 Haxtun Fees: $14-$14 Opened: 1972 Designer: Marty Johnson Fort Collins Country Club 10 (18-N) Private 18R 970-482-9988 Fort Collins Fees: $45-$175 Opened: 1960 Designer: Henry Hughes Fox Hill Club, The 11 (22-N) Private 18R 303-651-7600 Longmont Fees: $60-$70 Opened: 1972 Designer: Frank Hummel Greeley Country Club 12 (20-P) Private 18R 970-353-2431 Greeley Fees: $115-$115 Opened: 1920 Designer: Maxwell/Bendelow Harmony Club 13 (19-O) Private 18R 970-482-4653 Timnath Fees: N/A Opened: 2007 Designer: James J. Engh Haystack Mountain Golf Course 14 (22-N) Public 9E 303-530-1400 Niwot Fees: $11-$19 Opened: 1966 Designer: Ebel Family Highland Hills Golf Course 15 (21-P) Public 18R 970-330-7327 Greeley Fees: $19-$35 Opened: 1960 Designer: Hughes/Hummel Highland Meadows Golf Course 16 (19-O) Public 18R 970-204-4653 Windsor Fees: $40-$69 Opened: 2004 Designer: Art Schaupeter Holyoke Golf Club 17 (20-X) Public 9R 970-854-3200 Holyoke Fees: $12-$20 Opened: 1972 Designer: Unknown Lake Valley Golf Club 18 (22-M) Private 18R 303-444-2114 Niwot Fees: $47-$75 Opened: 1964 Designer: Press Maxwell Mad Russian Golf Course, The 19 (20-O) Public 18R 970-587-5157 Milliken Fees: $18-$32 Opened: 1987 Designer: Bob Ehrlich Mariana Butte Golf Course 20 (20-N) Public 18R 970-667-8308 Loveland Fees: $23-$43 Opened: 1992 Designer: Dick Phelps Mountain Vista Greens Golf Course 21 (18-O) Public 9R 970-482-4847 Fort Collins Fees: $16-$20 Opened: 1992 Designer: Garrison/Tawara

22 (19-U) Northeastern 18 Public 18R 970-522-2836 Sterling Fees: $29-$47 Opened: 1916 Designer: Henry Hughes Olde Course at Loveland, The 23 (20-N) 970-667-5256 Loveland Public 18R Fees: $33-$33 Opened: 1960 Designer: Hughes/D. Phelps 24 (21-W) On the Green Golf Course Public 9R 970-848-2812 Yuma Opened: 1970 Designer: Unknown Fees: $12-$14 Pelican Lakes Golf & Country Club 25 (20-O) Semi-Private 18R; 9R 970-674-0930 Windsor Fees: $69-$69 Opened: 1999 Designer: Ted Robinson Sr. Petteys Park, The Course at 26 (21-S) 970-842-5470 Brush Public 9R Fees: Unknown Opened: 1971 Designer: Frank Hummel 27 (24-W) Plainsman Golf Club Public 9R 970-358-4321 Joes Fees: $10-$10 Opened: 1964 Designer: E. Boone/O. Collette Prairie Golf Course 28 (25-W) No Phone Cope Public 9R Fees: $5-$5 Opened: 1971 Designer: John Rudnik 29 (25-X) Prairie Pines Golf Club 719-346-8207 Burlington Public 9R Fees: $15-$20 Opened: 1971 Designer: Unknown 30 (19-O) Ptarmigan Country Club Private 18R 970-226-6600 Fort Collins Opened: 1987 Designer: J. Nicklaus Signature Fees: N/A Quail Dunes Golf Course 31 (21-R) Public 18R 970-867-5990 Fort Morgan Fees: $25-$31 Opened: 1920 Designer: Henry Hughes 32 (24-R) Quint Valley Golf Club Public 9R 303-822-5295 Byers Fees: $20-$20 Opened: 2002 Designer: Jason Sherrill 33 (19-U) Riverview Golf Course Public 18R 970-522-3035 Sterling Opened: 1980 Designer: Val Heim Fees: $12-$18 Saddleback Golf Club 34 (22-O) 303-833-5000 Firestone Public 18R Fees: $28-$42 Opened: 2001 Designer: Andy Johnson Sedgwick County Golf Course 35 (17-X) Public 9R No Phone Julesburg Opened: 1985 Designer: Frank Hummel Fees: Unknown 36 (19-N) SouthRidge Golf Club Public 18R 970-416-2828 Fort Collins Opened: 1984 Designer: Frank Hummel Fees: $26-$38

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37 (26-V) Stratton Golf Course 719-348-5412 Stratton Public 9R Opened: 1988 Designer: Box Hemburger Fees: $10-$10 Sunset Golf Course 38 (21-N) 303-651-8466 Longmont Public 9R Fees: $11-$22 Opened: 1922 Designer: Bink Young 39 (26-T) Tamarack Golf Course 719-775-9461 Limon Public 9R Fees: $18-$24 Opened: 1967 Designer: Henry Hughes 40 (21-N) Twin Peaks Golf Course Public 18R 303-651-8401 Longmont Opened: 1978 Designer: Frank Hummel Fees: $10-$31 TPC Colorado 41 (20-M) 970-663-5063 Longmont Semi-Private 18R Fees: TBD Opened: 2019 Designer: Arthur Schaupeter 42 (21-N) Ute Creek Golf Course Public 18R 303-774-4342 Longmont Opened: 1997 Designer: R Trent Jones; Jr. Fees: $44 Washington County Golf Club 43 (21-U) Public 9R 970-345-2309 Akron Opened: 1972 Designer: Unknown Fees: $20 - $25 Wray Country Club 44 (22-X) 970-332-5934 Wray Public 9R Fees: $15-$17 Opened: 1962 Designer: Frank Hummel

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Antler Creek Golf Course 1 (27-Q) 719-494-1900 Falcon Public 18R Opened: 2004 Designer: Rick Phelps Fees: $42-$52 Broadmoor Golf Club 2 (29-O) 719-577-5790 Colorado Springs Resort 54R Fees: $75-$280 Opened: 1918 Designer: Ross; R T.Jones; Nicklaus 3 (28-P) Cherokee Ridge Golf Course Public 9R 719-597-2637 Colorado Springs Fees: $14-$32 Opened: 1971 Designer: Press Maxwell Cheyenne Shadows Golf Club at Fort Carson 4 (30-P) Military 18R 719-526-4122 Fort Carson Fees: $30-$35 Opened: 1971 Designer: Dick Phelp Colorado Springs Country Club 5 (28-O) Private 18R 719-473-1782 Colorado Springs Fees: $55-$70 Opened: 1954 Designer: Dick Phelps 6 (33-R) Cottonwood Links Golf Club 719-263-4500 Fowler Public 9R Fees: $16-$16 Opened: 1994 Designer: Lee Terry

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7 (27-O) Country Club at Woodmoor 719-884-7243 Monument Semi-Private 18R Opened: 1969 Designer: J. Press Maxwell Fees: $35-$65 Country Club of Colorado 8 (30-O) 719-538-4095 Colorado Springs Private 18R Fees: $110-$135 Opened: 1973 Designer: Pete Dye 9 (31-P) Desert Hawk at Pueblo West 719-547-2280 Pueblo West Public 18R Fees: $28-$30 Opened: 1972 Designer: Johnny Bulla 10 (31-V) Eads Golf Course Public 9R No Phone Eads Opened: 1960 Designer: Mike Hines Fees: 5-$5 Eisenhower Golf Club 11 (27-O) 719-333-2606 Colorado Springs Military 36R Fees: $29-$65 Opened: 1963 Designer: R.T. Jones, F. Hummel 12 (32-O) Elmwood Golf Course Public 27R 719-561-4946 Pueblo Opened: 1932 Designer: WPA Project Fees: $28-$34 Flying Horse, The Club at 13 (27-P) Private 18R 719-487-2620 Colorado Springs Opened: 2005 Designer: Tom Weiskopf Fees: $80-$80 Hollydot Golf Course 14 (34-O) 719-676-3341 Colorado City Public 18R; 9R Fees: $19-$26 Opened: 1974 Designer: Frank Hummel 15 (27-T) Hugo Golf Club Public 9R No Phone Hugo Opened: 1898 Designer: Unknown Fees: $5-$5 King's Deer Golf Club 16 (27-P) 719-559-4500 Monument Semi-Private 18R Opened: 1999 Designer: Redstone G.S. Fees: $52-$62 Kissing Camels at Garden of the Gods 17 (28-O) 719-636-2520 Colorado Springs Private 27R Fees: $95-$127 Opened: 1960 Designer: P. Maxwell/M. Raithert 18 (33-T) La Junta Golf Club Public 9R 719-384-7133 La Junta Fees: $16-$21 Opened: 1950 Designer: Army Corp of Engineers Las Animas Golf Course 19 (33-V) Public 9R 719-456-2511 Las Animas Fees: $12-$12 Opened: 1984 Designer: Ray Hardy Mossland Memorial Golf Course 20 (26-U) Public 9R 719-765-4659 Flagler Fees: $10-$25 Opened: 1986 Designer: Flagler Golf Club 21 (29-P) Patty Jewett Golf Course 719-385-6934 Colorado Springs Public 27R Fees: $29-$31 Opened: 1898 Designer: Willie Campbell 22 (27-O) Pine Creek Golf Club Public 18R 719-594-9999 Colorado Springs Fees: $39-$69 Opened: 1988 Designer: Dick Phelps Pueblo Country Club 23 (31-P) 719-542-2941 Pueblo Private 18R Fees: $35-$40 Opened: 1903 Designer: Henry Hughes 24 (32-S) Rocky Ford Country Club Public 9R 719-254-7528 Rocky Ford Fees: $15-$20 Opened: 1920 Designer: Unknown Sand Creek Golf Course 25 (28-P) Public 9R 719-597-5489 Colorado Springs Fees: $11-$11 Opened: 1991 Designer: Mark Fontana Silver Spruce Golf Course 26 (29-P) Military 18R 719-556-7414 Peterson AFB Fees: $20-$35 Opened: 1973 Designer: Dick Phelps Smoky River Golf Club 27 (30-X) Public 9R 719-767-5021 Cheyenne Wells Fees: $12-$12 Opened: 1991 Designer: Marty Johnson Spreading Antlers Golf Club 28 (33-W) Public 9R 719-336-5274 Lamar Fees: $14-$16 Opened: 1965 Designer: Labron Harris Spring Valley Golf Club 29 (25-P) Public 18R 303-646-4240 Elizabeth Fees: $34-$48.90 Opened: 1997 Designer: Ross Graves Springfield Municipal Golf Course 30 (36-W) Public 9R No Phone Springfield Fees: Unknown Opened: 1945 Designer: J.R. Hatcher Springs Ranch Golf Club 31 (30-P) Public 18R 719-573-4863 Colorado Springs Fees: $28-$45 Opened: 1997 Designer: Dick Phelps Sumo Golf Village, The 32 (31-O) Semi-Private 18R 719-784-4653 Florence Fees: $38-$45 Opened: 2003 Designer: Gary Player Trinidad Golf Course 33 (38-Q) Public 9R 719-846-4015 Trinidad Fees: $20-$29 Opened: 1918 Designer: Unknown Valley Hi Golf Course 34 (29-P) Public 18R 719-385-6911 Colorado Springs Fees: $29-$31 Opened: 1958 Designer: Henry Hughes Walking Stick Golf Course 35 (32-P) Public 18R 719-553-1180 Pueblo Fees: $28-$36 Opened: 1991 Designer: Arthur Hills Walsenburg Golf Course 36 (35-P) Public 9R 719-738-2730 Walsenburg Fees: $13-$20 Opened: 1966 Designer: C Young; G Aliano

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Aspen Glen Club 1 (26-G) Private 18R 970-704-1988 Carbondale Fees: $135-$260 Opened: 1997 Designer: Nicklaus/Nicklaus; II Aspen Golf & Tennis Club 2 (27-I) Public 18R 970-429-1949 Aspen Fees: $52-$105 Opened: 1970 Designer: Frank Hummel Beaver Creek Golf Club 3 (24-H) Resort 18R 970-754-5775 Beaver Creek Fees: $100-$205 Opened: 1982 Designer: Robert T. Jones; Jr. Breckenridge Golf Club 4 (26-K) Public 27R 970-453-9104 Breckenridge Fees: $67-$117 Opened: 1987 Designer: Jack Nicklaus Catamount Ranch & Club 5 (20-H) Private 18R 970-871-9200 Steamboat Springs Fees: $200-$200 Opened: 2000 Designer: Tom Weiskopf

6 (36-L) Cattails Golf Club 719-589-9515 Alamosa Public 18R Fees: $40-$40 Opened: 1992 Designer: Dick Phelps Challenger Golf Course 7 (34-M) 719-256-4856 Crestone Public 9E Fees: $20-$20 Opened: 1974 Designer: Jim Barnes 8 (28-K) Collegiate Peaks Golf Course 719-395-8189 Buena Vista Public 9R Fees: $28-$28 Opened: 1978 Designer: Phelps/Brauer 9 (25-J) Copper Creek Golf Club Resort 18R 970-968-3333 Copper Mountain Opened: 1980 Designer: Pete & Perry Dye Fees: $29-$72 Cordillera, Club at 10 (25-H) 970-926-5100 Edwards Private 54R, 9R Fees: $250-$250 Opened: 1994 Designer: Hale Irwin 11 (25-I) Country Club of The Rockies Private 18R 970-926-3021 Edwards Opened: 1984 Designer: Jack Nicklaus Fees: $90-$135 Crested Butte, The Club at 12 (28-H) Semi-Private 18R 970-349-8603 Crested Butte Opened: 1984 Designer: Robert T. Jones; Jr. Fees: $75-$149 Dos Rios Golf Club 13 (31-H) 970-641-1482 Gunnison Semi-Private 18R Fees: $55-$70 Opened: 1964 Designer: J. Cochran/D. Phelps 14 (25-H) Eagle Ranch Golf Course Public 18R 970-328-2882 Eagle Opened: 2001 Designer: Palmer/Seay Fees: $63-$99 Eagle Springs Golf Club 15 (24-H) 970-926-4404 Wolcott Private 18R Opened: 1995 Designer: Morrish/Weiskopf Fees: N/A Eagle Vail Golf Club 16 (25-I) 970-949-5267 Avon Public 18R Fees: $50-$105 Opened: 1974 Designer: Devlin/VonHagge 17 (21-M) Estes Park Golf Course Public 18R 970-586-8146 Estes Park Fees: $39-$51 Designer: Hughes/D. Phelps Opened: 1957 Four Mile Ranch Golf Club 18 (30-N) Public 18R 719-275-5400 Canon City Fees: $40-$60 Opened: 2008 Designer: James J. Engh Fox Acres, The Golf Club at 19 (18-M) Private 18R 970-881-2510 Red Feather Lakes Fees: $95-$95 Opened: 1980 Designer: John Cochran 20 (25-H) Frost Creek 970-328-2326 Eagle Private 18R Fees: N/A Opened: 2007 Designer: Tom Weiskopf 21 (24-G) Glenwood Springs Golf Club Public 9R 970-945-7086 Glenwood Springs Fees: $15-$37 Opened: 1953 Designer: Henry Hughes Golf Granby Ranch 22 (22-L) 970-887-2709 Granby Public 18R Fees: $40-$95 Opened: 2001 Designer: Mike Asmundson 23 (22-K) Grand Elk Golf Club Semi-Private 18R 877-389-9333 Granby Fees: $49-$99 Opened: 2002 Designer: C. Stadler & T. Davis Grand Lake Golf Course 24 (21-K) Public 18R 970-627-8008 Grand Lake Fees: $40-$55 Opened: 1964 Designer: Dick Phelps Gypsum Creek Golf Course 25 (25-G) Public 18R 970-524-6200 Gypsum Fees: $39-$68 Opened: 1997 Designer: Pete Dye Haymaker Golf Course 26 (20-H) Public 18R 970-870-1846 Steamboat Springs Fees: $98-$98 Opened: 1997 Designer: Keith Foster Ironbridge Golf Club 27 (25-F) Public 18R 970-384-0630 Glenwood Springs Fees: $69-$69 Opened: 2003 Designer: Arthur Hills Keystone Ranch Golf Course 28 (25-L) Resort 18R 970-496-4250 Keystone Fees: $60-$150 Opened: 1980 Designer: Robert Trent Jones; Jr. Lake Estes Executive 9 Golf Course 29 (20-M) Public 9E 970-586-8176 Estes Park Fees: $15-$18 Opened: 1971 Designer: Henry Hughes Maroon Creek Club 30 (26-I) Private 18R 970-920-1533 Aspen Fees: $350-$350 Opened: 1995 Designer: Tom Fazio Monte Vista Country Club 31 (36-K) Public 9R 719-852-4906 Monte Vista Fees: Unknown Opened: 1928 Designer: James Newman Mount Massive Golf Course 32 (27-J) Public 9R 719-486-2176 Leadville Fees: $18-$36 Opened: 1939 Designer: Adolph Kuss Mountain Meadows Golf Club 33 (18-L) Public 9E 970-881-2682 Red Feather Lakes Fees: Unknown Opened: 2000 Designer: NULL Pagosa Springs Golf Club 34 (37-G) Resort 27R 970-731-4755 Pagosa Springs Fees: $35-$86 Opened: 1972 Designer: Johnny Bulla Pole Creek Golf Club 35 (23-K) Public 27R 800-511-5076 Tabernash Fees: $69-$99 Opened: 1982 Designer: Denis Griffiths Ranch at Roaring Fork Golf Course 36 (25-H) Public 9P-3 970-963-4410 Carbondale Fees: $20-$20 Opened: 1975 Designer: Unknown Raven Golf Club at Three Peaks 37 (24-J) Semi-Private 18R 970-262-3636 Silverthorne Fees: $70-$180 Opened: 2000 Designer: Hurzdan/Fry, Lehman Red Sky Golf Club 38 (24-G) Resort 36R 970-754-8425 Wolcott Fees: $190-$250 Opened: 2002 Designer: T. Fazio; G. Norman Rio Grande Club 39 (35-I) Resort 18R 719-873-1997 South Fork Fees: $59-$109 Opened: 2001 Designer: Redstone Golf River Course at Keystone, The 40 (25-K) Resort 18R 970-496-4444 Keystone Fees: $55-$150 Opened: 2000 Designer: Hurzdan/Fry River Valley Ranch Golf Club 41 (25-G) Public 18R 970-963-3625 Carbondale Fees: $49-$99 Opened: 1997 Designer: Jay Morrish

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42 (26-H) Roaring Fork Club 970-927-9100 Basalt Private 18R Opened: 1999 Designer: J. Nicklaus - Signature Fees: N/A Rollingstone Ranch Golf Club 43 (19-H) 970-879-1391 Steamboat Springs Resort 18R Fees: $105-$159 Opened: 1974 Designer: Robert Trent Jones II 44 (32-N) Saint Andrews at Westcliffe 719-783-9410 Westcliffe Public 9R Fees: $13-$13 Opened: 1988 Designer: John Manson 45 (31-L) Salida Golf Club Public 9R 719-539-1060 Salida Opened: 1926 Designer: Emmit Killian Fees: $29-$31 Shining Mountain Golf Club 46 (28-N) 719-687-7587 Woodland Park Public 18R Fees: $38-$48 Opened: 1995 Designer: John Harbottle 47 (27-H) Snowmass Club Semi-Private 18R 970-923-5700 Snowmass Village Opened: 2004 Designer: James J. Engh Fees: $120-$185 Sonnenalp Club 48 (23-I) Semi-Private 18R 970-477-5371 Edwards Opened: 1982 Designer: Morrish/Cupp Fees: $85-$170 Steamboat Golf Club 49 (20-G) 970-879-4295 Steamboat Springs Public 9R Fees: $31-$31 Opened: 1964 Designer: Dick Bondeson 50 (24-I) Vail Golf Club Public 18R 970-479-2260 Vail Opened: 1968 Designer: Ben Krueger Fees: $64-$109 Willow Creek Golf Club at Eagle Vail 51 (24-I) 970-845-7273 Avon Public 9P-3 Opened: 1974 Designer: Jan Niedziela Fees: $10-$12

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1 (27-A) Adobe Creek National Golf Course Public 27R 970-858-0521 Fruita Fees: $15-$35 Opened: 1991 Designer: Ned Wilson Battlement Mesa Golf Club 2 (27-D) Public 18R 970-285-7274 Battlement Mesa Fees: $36-$46 Opened: 1987 Designer: Finger/Dye Black Canyon Golf Course 3 (30-E) Public 18R 970-249-4653 Montrose Fees: $17-$29 Opened: 1959 Designer: Joe Francese 4 (26-C) Bookcliff Country Club 970-242-9053 Grand Junction Private 18R Fees: $60-$60 Opened: 1958 Designer: Dick Phelps 5 (31-E) Bridges, The Semi-Private 18R 970-252-1119 Montrose Fees: $50-$72 Opened: 2005 Designer: Nicklaus Design Cedar Ridges Golf Course 6 (22-B) 970-675-8403 Rangely Public 9R Fees: $10-$20 Opened: 1985 Designer: Frank Hummel 7 (28-D) Cedaredge Golf Club Public 18R 970-856-7781 Cedaredge Fees: $30 - $40 Opened: 1992 Designer: Unknown Chipeta Golf Course 8 (26-B) Public 18E 970-245-7177 Grand Junction Fees: $16-$28 Opened: 1997 Designer: Wilson Golf Group Cobble Creek, The Links at 9 (31-E) Public 18R 970-240-9542 Montrose Fees: $40-$43 Opened: 1999 Designer: Craig Cherry Inc./Pinnacle Golf Conquistador Golf Course 10 (36-A) Public 18R 970-565-9208 Cortez Fees: $22-$28 Opened: 1963 Designer: Press Maxwell Dalton Ranch Golf Club 11 (36-D) Semi-Private 18R 970-247-8774 Durango Fees: $90-$120 Opened: 1993 Designer: Ken Dye Devil's Thumb Golf Club 12 (29-D) Public 18R 970-874-6262 Delta Fees: $33-$43 Opened: 2001 Designer: Rick Phelps Divide Ranch & Club 13 (32-F Semi-Private 18R 970-626-5284 Ridgway Fees: $70-$100 Opened: 1993 Designer: Coker Glacier Club, The 14 (37-E) Private 27R 970-382-6700 Durango Fees: N/A Opened: 2004 Designer: A Hills/H Irwin/T Schoeder Hillcrest Golf Club 15 (37-E) Public 18R 970-247-1499 Durango Fees: $36-$36 Opened: 1971 Designer: Frank Hummel Hunter's Run Golf Course 16 (38-F) Public 18R 970-884-9785 Ignacio Fees: $11-$20 Opened: 1997 Designer: Unknown Lakota Canyon Ranch Golf Club 17 (25-F) Public 18R 970-984-9700 New Castle Fees: $69-$94 Opened: 2004 Designer: James J. Engh Lincoln Park Golf Course 18 (28-B) Public 9R 970-242-6394 Grand Junction Fees: $16-$16 Opened: 1926 Designer: Unknown Meeker Golf Course 19 (23-D) Public 9R 970-878-5642 Meeker Fees: $25 Opened: 1969 Designer: Henry Hughes Redlands Mesa, The Golf Club at 20 (27-B) Public 18R 970-263-9270 Grand Junction Fees: $50-$70 Opened: 2001 Designer: James J. Engh Rifle Creek Golf Course 21 (24-F) Public 18R 970-625-1093 Rifle Fees: $59-$59 Opened: 1960 Designer: Dick Phelps Telluride Ski & Golf Club 22 (34-E) Semi-Private 18R 970-728-2606 Telluride Fees: $165-$205 Opened: 1992 Designer: Telluride Ski & Golf Club Tiara Rado Golf Course 23 (28-A) Public 18R 970-254-3830 Grand Junction Fees: $36-$39 Opened: 1972 Designer: T Kolacny/Phelps Atkinson Yampa Valley Golf Course 24 (20-E) Public 18R 970-824-3673 Craig Fees: $20-$40 Opened: 1967 Designer: William Neff

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Golf your way through South Suburban Parks and Recreation South Suburban Parks and Recreation offers four diverse public golf courses for all abilities, including the challenging, 18hole championship Lone Tree Golf Course; the regulation 18-hole South Suburban Golf Course, and adjacent 9-hole, par-3 golf course; the executive, 18-hole Littleton Golf Course; and the 9-hole executive Family Sports Golf Course. Each course has its own personality and unique features.

Lone Tree Golf Course in Lone Tree

The 18-hole, Arnold Palmer-designed par-72 championship course features rolling fairways and greens and offers players incredible views of Denver and the Front Range. With five sets of tees, players can choose tee boxes to match their handicap. New this season, check out hole #6’s new tee area and the redesign of a greenside bunker. Lone Tree offers great practice facilities with a grass tee driving range, large putting green and a short game area consisting of two chipping greens and three bunkers. Improved lighting, new table umbrellas, seat cushions and fire pits all contribute to the patio’s inviting ambiance. Enjoy complimentary live music on the patio on Fridays, 6-9 p.m., and Sundays 4-7 p.m. This fall, we plan to renovate the pro shop to better serve our patrons. Ask about our full-service tournament

service. We can accommodate groups up to 144 players for golf, and 300 for banquets. We’re booking now for the remainder of this season and next year. Call 303.790.0202.

South Suburban Golf Course in Centennial

Play a round against a picturesque mountain backdrop at this regional favorite! South Suburban is a superbly maintained, 18-hole regulation course, with a suburban vibe and setting. Both avid and beginner golfers enjoy playing here. The course features a new short game area, and hole #18 has a new green which will be playable in late spring. A new chipping green and practice bunkers will open midsummer; and a new putting green will open by late fall. The adjacent 9-hole, par3 golf course is a great choice for those who are learning the game, or those with limited time. Beginning in June, golfers and non-golfers alike can partake in complimentary live music on the patio, Fridays and Saturdays, 6-9 p.m. After your game, enjoy drinks and food at the South Suburban Golf Course Bar and Grill, a casual indoor/outdoor restaurant offering breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Dine alfresco on the patio overlooking the golf course.

Littleton Golf Course in Littleton

The par-63 executive, 18-hole course is

a great choice if you’re looking to play a round on a naturally beautiful course. The title may say executive, but the challenge of the course is anything but that. Littleton Golf Course features two par-5s, four par4s, a grass driving range and a practice putting green. Check out the club’s brand new renovated main entrance, with new landscaping and tables, and a new cart staging area. Littleton Golf Course is located adjacent to the South Platte River and the Mary Carter Greenway Trail. After your game, unwind at the Centennial Grill, and peruse the merchandise at the golf and tennis pro shop.

Family Sports Golf Course in Centennial

Family Sports Golf Course features the metro’s only heated and lighted double deck driving range, open year-round, late at night! Golfers will enjoy the increased warmth of new infrared heaters while hitting range balls on cold days or nights. There’s also a new range ball machine. Adjacent to the driving range is an award-winning short game practice area featuring two large practice greens, two bunkers and the ability to hit up to 75 yard-long pitch shots. We also installed a new safety net along the driving range to help protect players on the practice putting green and hole #1. The 9-hole, par-31, executive golf course

is perfect for those short on time, or those wanting to practice their short game. In addition to South Suburban’s PGA teaching staff, GOLFTEC provides individual outdoor lessons to every level of player, from beginner to the serious, competitive golfer, onsite at Family Sports Golf Range. After a round, or a bucket of balls, stop by the Avalanche Grill for a drink or bite to eat. The grill’s outdoor patio offers beautiful views of the mountains and is a great spot to watch the planes take off and land from Centennial Airport. Whichever course you choose, South Suburban’s professional golf staff enjoys helping people learn golf and improve their game. The teaching professionals offer private and group lessons for youth, teens and adults.

Juniors Play Free Program

Kids, ages 17 and under, play golf for free at the golf courses on Saturday and Sunday after 5 p.m. At South Suburban Golf Course, juniors can golf for free after 6 p.m. We encourage youth to get out on the course and experience all aspects of the game. For more information, visit ssprd.org, and follow us on social media: Facebook: @ssprdco; Instagram: @ssprd; and Twitter: @ssprd. D

Heather Gardens Executive 9-hole Golf Course. It’s the most beautiful 9-hole public golf course you’ve never seen. Heather Gardens Executive 9-Hole Golf Course is not just superb, it’s “out of sight” – literally out of sight. So, it’s no wonder how you may have overlooked this urban gem. Yet, you can find it easily. It’s close to the junction of Parker Road and I-225, and near Yale Avenue. Set in the urban enclave of Heather Gardens, this public 9-hole executive course is open to golfers, young and old, and challenges even the most talented golfer. Heather Gardens’ traditional design is enhanced by its lush, treelined fairways, elevated greens and well-positioned bunkers. The 2,461-yard, par 32 course provides a challenging yet fair test for golfers of all skill levels.

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FRIDAY, JUNE 14 3:30-7:30 PM At the Lone Tree Golf Club & Hotel 9808 Sunningdale Blvd Lone Tree, CO 80124 303.799.9940 Enjoy music on the patio from 6-9 PM, $5 Bratwurst with house chips, $6 Hamburgers with house chips and beer specials.

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Events

Grand Classic Offers Opportunity to Play Two Extraordinary Mountain Courses With the Spring weather finally arriving, it’s time to think about golf in the beautiful, Colorado high country. 2019 marks the 20th anniversary for the Annual Grand Classic Golf Tournament. This tournament is a two-day event showcasing two extraordinary Grand County courses: Pole Creek

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Golf Club and Grand Elk. Ranked in the top 50 Best National Public Golf Courses, Pole Creek was named “Best Mountain Course” in 2013 through 2016, by Colorado Avid Golfer Magazine’s Caggy Awards. Pole Creek has 27 holes of Classic Mountain Golf on three distinct courses: The Ranch,

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The Meadow and The Ridge. Pole Creek's design incorporates existing lodgepole pine, valley meadows, sagebrush and a variety of water hazards including five lakes to create a diverse course appealing to a wide range of golfers. Pole Creek’s spectacular views of the continental divide and the Fraser Val-

ley are unsurpassed. Grand Elk Golf Club, a 520-acre community 90 minutes from Denver amid the majestic peaks of the Continental Divide, opened in 2002. In 2013, the Home Owners Association purchased the Grand Elk Golf Club. Under the new ownership, a sweeping overhaul has updated the course and the Clubhouse while revitalizing the Grand Elk community. In addition to its on-site amenities, Grand Elk is close to the Winter Park resort and ski area, water sports on Lake Granby, the shopping, dining, and culture of historic Grand Lake, the west entrance of Rocky Mountain National Park, and world-class fishing at the headwaters of the Fraser and Colorado rivers. Its myriad attractions and four-season lifestyle make it a great place to call home. The course design was inspired by the Scottish “Heathland” courses, featuring the native sagebrush and valley wetlands at the headwaters of the Colorado River, and breathtaking Continental Divide vistas. The front nine plays through rolling terrain and the back nine plays along wetlands and wildlife habitat. At an elevation of 7,925 feet, Grand Elk was named a “Best New Public Golf Course” by GolfWeek Magazine in 2015. This year’s event will be held Friday and Saturday, June 14th & 15th, 2019. Friday’s events include day one of tournament play with golfers split amongst the two courses, followed by dinner, a silent auction and live music at the Base Lodge at Headwaters Event Center in Winter Park. Saturday’s activities include day two of tournament play (golfers switch courses from the previous day), followed by a putting contest, cocktail party and awards ceremony at Pole Creek Golf Club. Tournament format at both courses will be a two-person best ball of foursome. Since 1996, the Grand Foundation has granted over $10.1 Million to over 160 Grand County charitable and service club organizations. These organizations provide programs and/or services in the areas of Health & Human Services, Arts & Culture, Education, Amateur Sports and the Environment. The Fraser Valley Metropolitan Recreation District provides memorable recreational activities and facilities that promote health and wellness for the Fraser Valley. This tournament specifically raises funds for their youth programs. For more information or to register for the Grand Classic Golf Tournament, please contact the Grand Foundation: 970.887.3111 or christine@grandfoundation.com. D


Bella Rosa Golf Course Bella Rosa Golf Course located in Frederick, CO is a 9-hole regulation golf course that opened for play in 2006. Measuring 2,974 yards from the blue tees, Bella Rosa offers something for every player.

• Opening Day Scramble, Summer Scramble & Fall Scramble events

• Three Glow-Ball tournaments

• Spring & Summer junior golf programs

• Men’s, Women’s and Couples league events

• Family Golf Day

• Individual & group golf instruction.

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Instruction

The key to becoming a solid player, is knowing and executing the fundamentals

Attention Colorado Golfers

By Kathleen Heiney DIVOT Contributing Writer

As an LPGA instructor since 2005 and player for over 35 years, I have seen many articles on instruction, equipment, quick fixes, tips, tricks and more. What is the key to becoming a better player? I decided to do some research on the top teaching articles of 2018 and what I found was interesting.

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Let’s face it, to be a solid player it takes a lot of time and effort. It seems as though we don’t have the time we did 20 years ago, or we choose not to invest it into our practice. We will read “tips and tricks” in a book or golf magazine, go out and try it, feel as though it is the magic bullet, but cannot sustain it. In addition, buying new equipment, drivers, wedges or even a whole bag of new clubs. All these things may help temporarily, but then we fall back into old

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habits, so no what? What tends to get overlooked or often times completely dismissed, is continuing to fine tune basic fundamentals. You know the boring stuff, grip, stance, posture, aim/alignment etc. Fundamental principles are incredibly important because without them, chances are, you will not continue to progress. Why, because without fundamental principles, it is difficult to maintain a solid, repeatable golf swing. If you cannot set up properly over a golf ball before you pull the trigger, you don’t stand a chance. For example, if you have an improper grip, aligned in the wrong direction or you are too close to the ball, you will not produce a good golf shot. Fundamental principles are the static components of your golf swing, another way to think about this is pre-shot routine. Meaning all the things that you need to have in place prior to executing the actual physical swing. One reason, fundamentals may get lost during a round, is because players often feel rushed and therefore don’t make them a priority. Instead, the mindset is step up and swing at it and move on to the next hole. If you don’t take the time to incorporate solid fundamentals, you

MASTERING THE ART OF THE FUNDAMENTALS “I don’t believe in philosophies, I believe in fundamentals” - Jack Nicklaus

are less likely to hit a good golf shot, which in turn will slow down play. Another important part of fundamental principles is having an understanding of basic swing faults and misses. Often when we miss a shot, we have no idea why. A pull hook for example, generally occurs because the hands are ahead of the body at impact. This may happen when a player becomes tired, fatigued or in a hurry. There are many ways to miss a shot, but more importantly if we have an understanding of why it occurs, at a foundational level, it may be easier to correct during a round. Success is neither magical nor mysterious in all areas of life. It is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals. If you want to become a solid player, then go back and review or better yet, master the fundamentals. I guaranteed you will improve your game and your life! Kathleen Heiney is a LPGA Class A Professional, Personal Trainer and Yoga Instructor. For more information please visit the following website: www.lincgolfandwellness.com. D

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News

2019 Denver Golf Expo Draws Large Crowds

10th Annual Golf Tournament

July 26, 2019 Announcing the 2019 SOCO American Society of Safety Professionals D.A. Weaver Scholarship Golf Tournament

West Course Special 10th Anniversary Pricing and Silent Auction!

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The weather set up perfectly for the 2019 Denver Golf Expo to attract it’s largest crowd since 2012. There was snow on most of the courses in Colorado and the temperature was too cold for anyone other than full blooded Scotchmen to even consider playing a round. Held Feb. 8-10 at the Denver Merchandise Mart, close to 10,000 golf fans experienced the indoor golf experience of the year and tried out new clubs and gear, participated in contests and entered to win 150 giveaways over the course of the show, including stay-and-play vacations, golf clubs, plus apparel and gear. This year’s grand prize was a dream trip to Oregon’s Bandon Dunes Golf Resort. “Bandon Dunes is more than a resort— it’s a ‘bucket list’ trip,” says show president Mark Cramer. “It’s a golf experience that takes you to a golfer’s paradise, a wonderful opportunity for links golf right along the Pacific Ocean. It comes close to golf in Scotland. It is a laid back golf experience with a great staff of friendly, real people that provide just the right degree of Oregon hospitality without the stuffiness of some high brow locations. Bandon Dunes has quickly become the number one golf resort in the United States because of the great golf (4 courses, great practice area, a par 3 courses and an 18 hole putting complex),

it’s people, and providing an immersive golf experience for real golfers, will be remember for a lifetime for those that make the trek.” Golf Expo attendees can complete a survey that not only gives them an entry for giveaways, but helps Cramer and company keep the show fresh and enticing from year to year. Why do people keep coming back? Cramer says, “From our survey, we know that 43 percent buy golf merchandise, 23 percent try out new-model clubs and 19 percent come to win prizes.” Attendees could also compete for prizes at daily putting contests, and improve their game with onsite minilessons and seminars. This year the Expo added more food and beverage choices, more lounge areas and next year will be adding musical entertainment. The idea is to create more of a festival atmosphere to enhance the golf experience being provided. Major expo sponsors and supporters include: Lenny’s Golf, Colorado Golf Association (CGA), Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado, the Colorado Section PGA, Corona Premier and DIVOT Magazine. Cramer is already planning next year’s expo, scheduled for Feb. 7-9, 2020. He says everything will be back, with even more activities. For more information, go to www.DenverGolfExpo.com. D

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Lenny’s Golf Shop

We have been around since the early 1980's and during its history, the shop has become a staple for excellent customer service, quality products, and an extremely knowledgeable friendly staff.

Lenny and his employees are dedicated to their customer’s satisfaction.

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The shop also provides full-service golf repair, Offering quality products and state-of-the-art fitting technology. If you're bored with the big box store mentality and want a more personal experience with a staff that cares, then stop by and experience the difference.

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Cover Feature

TPC Colorado is the state’s first ground-up golf course development in nearly 10 years

TPC Colorado is located on Highway 287 in Berthoud, just north of Longmont and south of Loveland. Situated along the banks of Lonetree, McNeil and Welch Reservoirs and featuring majestic views of the Rocky Mountains, the 800-acre golf community opened in the Spring of 2018. TPC Colorado encompasses a master-planned residential neighborhood, an 18-hole championship golf course and clubhouse, a community center, pool, fitness facility and a dynamic lakefront gathering locale. “We’re excited about the construction of TPC Colorado, which has been a highly anticipated project from everyone involved and will feature the first TPC course to be built from the ground up since we opened TPC San Antonio in 2010,” said PGA TOUR Chairman of Golf Course Properties Charlie Zink. “More and more people are looking for places they can settle and either grow families or retire and live an active lifestyle. The community of TPC Colorado epitomizes that culture,” said Jon Turner, of Heron Lakes Investments, LLC. TPC Colorado’s championship golf course is designed by Arthur Schaupeter Golf Course Architects and, as with all TPC courses, is built with the infrastructure to accommodate a professional tournament. While the course can be stretched to over 7,900 yards for tournament competition, multiple tees on each hole will give recreational golfers an opportunity to play the course at any length, ranging from 4,000 yards up to 7,600 yards. The par-72 layout will features a variance of hole lengths, elevated ridges with

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panoramic views of Long’s Peak and the entire Front Range and holes along the shorelines of the large reservoirs. Stackedsod pot bunkers and fescue-lined fairways will give golfers a sense of the Scottish heritage of the sport. In addition to TPC Network championship golf, the development includes a residential neighborhood with homes ranging from multi-million dollar custom estates to a diverse mix of luxurious townhomes and condos. Serving as an epicenter of the community, the TPC Colorado clubhouse will include a pro shop, grill, bar and dining room, expansive meeting and banquet spaces and a separate pool and exercise facility. A Marina Club will also be available for lake access and recreation, as well as a waterfront bar and grill with a pier and outdoor seating on the lake to provide members and public alike with a unique dining experience. More than eight miles of walking trails and countless recreation opportunities will reflect Colorado’s active outdoor culture, such as boating, biking, hiking and world-class fishing. The mixed-use master plan is also zoned for a 30-acre commercial component, allowing small businesses to provide products and services in what has been dubbed “Heron Lakes Golf Community.” Upholding the PGA TOUR’s commitment to environmental excellence and sustainability at its golf courses, TPC Colorado joined the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program, putting operation plans in place that practice sound environmental management. Fairways blend with the area’s natural terrain, reducing the environmental impact and allowing golfers to grow acquainted with the area’s varied ecosystems. Spring Issue 2019

Further enhancing the project, more than 90 acres of land have been donated to the Town of Berthoud for permanent open space and recreation, and over 40 acres were dedicated to a partnership that includes: Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO), a statewide organization committed to preserving and enhancing the state’s wildlife and native habitat, the Town of Berthoud,

City of Loveland, Larimer County, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife. GOCO, the Town of Berthoud, and Larimer County will work to protect the Great Blue Heron population on site – one of the largest heron rookeries in the state. For more information, please visit www.tpc.com/colorado or www.heronlakescommunity.com. D

TPC Colorado Welcomes Larry Collins as General Manager

TPC Colorado, the newest TPC Network golf course property, is pleased to announce the appointment of Larry Collins as general manager. Collins will rejoin the TPC Network after more than 26 years and will bring his vast experience and expertise to the club, ensuring members and guests receive the highest level of service consistent with the entire TPC Network. Bringing more than three decades of experience to TPC Colorado, Collins served the past 18 years as Director of Golf at The Golf Club at Omni Interlocken Hotel in Broomfield, Colo. While there, Collins spearheaded the opening of its 27-hole Resort Golf Club through all phases of development, aiding in the smooth transition from a resort/daily fee property to a successful semi-private club that significantly expanded membership over a five-year period. He also aided in the implementation of numerous

charity and professional tournaments, including the John Elway Celebrity Classic from 2000-2004. “I’m proud to be returning to the TPC family in the state I’ve called home for the past 25 years,” said Collins. “The TPC Network is well respected within the industry for its caliber of properties and standard of excellence. My family and I are truly looking forward to becoming ingrained in the Berthoud community.” D


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