Glenwood Springs Golf: A Guide to the Area’s Eight Courses

Glenwood Springs Golf Club. Known by locals as “The Hill,” this course was voted Best 9-hole Course by the Colorado Golf Association. It’s well-maintained and perfect when time is short.

Ironbridge Golf Club. An Arthur Hills design refined by Tom Lehman, this semi-private alpine course has a spectacular view of Mount Sopris. Ironbridge has won several awards including Golf Digest’s Top Rated Golf Courses in Colorado.

River Valley Ranch. Heralded as “the new jewel of the Rockies” by Golf Magazine, the magazine included it in its "Top 10 You Can Play" listing.

Ranch at Roaring Fork. This mid-valley nine-hole course is affordable and ideal for beginners.

Lakota Canyon Ranch. Located in New Castle, 10 miles west of Glenwood Springs, this 18-hole championship course has won numerous awards including Golfweek’s Top 100 Residential Courses.

Battlement Mesa. Ranked by Golf Digest as One of the Best Courses in America to Play, Battlement Mesa has a relaxing unpretentious vibe.

Gypsum Creek Golf Course. Nestled in the Gypsum Creek Valley, east of Glenwood Springs, the front nine holes meander along a mountain stream while the back nine roll across a high alpine wooded mesa.

Rifle Creek Golf Course. A hidden gem, located in Rifle west of Glenwood, this 18-hole championship course delights players with a mix of parkland and canyon terrain.


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For more information and to book reservations please visit; 888-445-3696. Glenwood Springs is located between Aspen and Vail, Colorado, 160 miles (257 kilometers) west of Denver or 90 miles (145 kilometers) east of Grand Junction on Interstate 70 off exit 116.

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Lisa Langer, Vice President of Tourism Marketing
Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association
lisa (at) glenwoodchamber (dot) com
Vicky Nash, Media Relations Representative
Resort Trends, Inc.
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