The Vail Valley has some of the best mountain courses in the entire world.
Golfing in the Vail Valley is an experience not be missed. With a variety of course layouts, golfing in this alpine environment combines a technical challenge as well as a visual feast that changes hole by hole and course by course.
Golfers of all ability levels can find Vail golf courses suited to their experience and course preferences. From wicked Par 3 short courses to breathtaking championship courses, enjoy farther drives at high altitude, consistently fantastic weather, and breathtaking panoramic views.
Before reserving tee-times, remember:
- Some of the private courses in the area will accept same-day reservations.
- Find early/late season discounted prices in May, September and October.
- Most courses have discounted rates after 3pm.
- Tee times for large groups should be reserved well in advance to accommodate the entire party.
- Book tee-times early in the morning to avoid weekend crowds.
- Bring your driver - the 8,150 foot altitude will send your ball an extra 15% farther than at sea level!
The Vail Valley contains many world-famous and award-winning golf courses. The Cordillera Summit Course designed by the golf legend, Jack Nicklaus, is a favorite in the valley. The 18-hole course located in Edwards, Colorado has a total of 7,530 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 71.4 and it has a slope rating of 129 on Blue grass. The course has won such awards as General Golf Digest Magazine's Top Rated Golf Courses for Colorado 2005-2006 and Golf Magazine's Top 10 New Public-Access Golf Courses in America 2001. The Red Sky Golf Club Norman and Fazio courses have also been recognized as some of the best courses in America. These two courses, both 18 holes with a par of 72, have won numerous awards including Golf Digest Magazine's Top Rated Golf Courses for Colorado 2005-2006 and Golf Magazine's Top 100 Public-Access Golf Courses in America 2004. Check out the
Willow Creek Par 3 Course to save money. Course fees range from only $10 - $15. For a full 18 hole course, check out the Vail Golf Club. Fees start at just $45.
No matter where you may stay or travel in the Vail Valley, you will find a beautiful and exciting golf course in the area.
We look forward to seeing you on the links.
For more information on any of many of these courses, click on any of the golf courses in the right hand column or choose from the map below.
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