Golf season in the mountains – it’s that time of year again to enjoy golfing at one of the four great Grand County golf courses. Winter Park, Colorado is an optimal location for golf season for its close proximity to all of the courses. Whether you want to practice your swing or play a round, there are options for golfers of all abilities in and around Winter Park.
Pole Creek Golf Course
The Pole Creek Golf Course is located minutes from Winter Park. This course is Grand County’s only 27-hole, public course. Pole Creek features three 36-par, 9-hole courses suitable for every skill level – Ranch, Ridge and Meadow. The 7,107-yard course features lush fields, significant elevation changes, two ponds and five lakes. There are also a variety of wildflowers and even wildlife to be seen. Amenities include the clubhouse restaurant, Bistro 28, a pro shop and rentals. Improve your game by using the practice facilities (putting green, driving range and chipping green) or taking group or private lessons. Appropriate golf attire is required.
Pole Creek Golf Club won the 2015 Caggys Award for the Reader’s Choice as one of the best mountain courses.
Grand Elk Golf
Grand Elk Golf features an award-winning, 18-hole course with low lying vegetation and rolling terrain designed by Craig Stadler and Tripp Davis. The creative and challenging course was inspired by some of the inland courses of the British Isles and is suitable for all players from juniors to seniors. Amenities include a golf shop, the Grand Elk Grille, serving “golf casual” food, and practice facilities with target greens, short-game practice area and putting green. There is also a pool and hot tub. Rentals, including GolfBoards, and lessons are available. Appropriate golf attire is required.
Granby Ranch Golf Course
Granby Ranch has an award-winning, 18-hole course suitable for golfers of all skill levels. The par-72 course has spectacular mountain views, rolling terrain and strategically placed sand traps, lakes and ponds to make for an exciting game. The Granby Ranch Golf Course amenities include a range, putting and chipping green, pro shop and the Granby Ranch Golf Academy. Players can work with a PGA-certified club fitter for lessons, clinics and camps. Rentals are available on-site and appropriate golf attire is required. No metal spikes allowed.
The Granby Ranch Golf Course is a favorite of locals and visitors for its friendly vibe and Rocky Mountain views.
Grand Lake Golf Course
The Grand Lake Golf Course is the farthest from Winter Park but still less than an hour’s drive away. This 18-hole, public course borders Rocky Mountain National Park and has rolling fairways surrounded by lodgepole pines, aspens and native flora. End a day of golfing at the clubhouse restaurant, Sly Fox or keep practicing at the putting green and driving range. Additional amenities include a pro shop, rentals and lessons. Appropriate golf attire is required.
An additional recreational option when you are done with your round of golf is to visit Rocky Mountain National Park and downtown Grand Lake – the western gateway to the Rockies.
Book the Perfect Lodging for Your Golf Getaway
Play at one or all of these golf courses near Winter Park surrounded by sweeping mountain views and fresh air. Prepare for a unique mountain golf experience in Grand County by booking your accommodations with StayWinterPark. For stunning views and a ninth tee-box right outside your window, consider 492 Golf Course Circle, a private home located in The Fairways at Pole Creek. Or browse through our other vacation rentals to find the perfect lodging for your Winter Park golf outing!
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