The nine mighty holes at Glenwood
For 65 years, golfers have been teeing off at the Glenwood Springs Golf Club set against the breathtaking backdrop of surrounding mountains. From the clubhouse and no. 3 tee box you have the most amazing view of Mt. Sopris. Having won the award of Colorado’s no. 1 ninehole golf course, you will be pleasantly surprised by it’s challenging greens. The green on hole no. 5 is probably the most difficult to navigate with its bends and turns. Hole no. 8 is the favorite par 3 on the course. The other greens on the course’s par 3s are elevated and intriguing. The Glenwood Springs Golf Club offers competitive play in its men’s club, ladies club and tournaments in addition to the more relaxed level of play on other days/times.
This public course offers nine mighty holes, with the option to play twice for an 18-hole game, in a relaxed atmosphere. Whether you’re seeking a casual day on the course or a more competitive game, the Glenwood Springs Golf Club satisfies every kind of player.
What you will like most about this Club is the people – they are small-town friendly and everyone will will make you feel like you are at home.
The nine-hole design makes this course an ideal stop for visitors to Glenwood Springs. It’s located just minutes from the hot springs pool and Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park and offers a full-service pro shop, lessons for all levels, golf club repair, chipping and putting greens, and a full-service restaurant.
“Hole no. 7 is a challenging par 4. Your tee shot will bring a lake into play and your approach shot into a blind green. Hole no. 3 is a short uphill par 3. Teeing off from an elevated tee box, your shot must carry the road below you to an elevated green, with beautiful views of Mt. Sopris.”
— Jerry Butler, general manager
Classification: 9 hole regulation, USGA-approved 5,830 yards
Course designed by: Henry Hughes
Year built: 1955
Fees: 9 holes for $25; 18 holes for $43 (cart fees extra). Twilight Rate after 3 p.m. is 9 holes for $18 (except Tuesdays).
General Manager: Jerry Butler
Dress code: Casual but neat. Proper golf attire encouraged. Denim allowed.
Course description: 9 hole mountain course. Picturesque views of the Roaring Fork Valley can be observed from every tee, fairway and green. Players of all levels are welcome to play. Practice area and putting green on site.