Castle Rock, Colorado has some of the best golf courses in the country. Here are the top five places to play in the area:
Castle Pines Golf Club
The course at Castle Pines is truly unique in the way it follows the natural sloping terrain. At an elevation of 600 feet, the golf course offers breathtaking vistas and amazing playability. With its goal of setting the standard for excellence in golf, Castle Pines truly comes through as it’s been ranked 42nd best golf course in America by Golf Digest.
The Castle Pines Golf Club not only has a world-class golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus, but also great on-site cottages with excellent dining options.
The stellar service of the staff complements the amazing courses found at Castle Pines Golf Club.
Red Hawk Ridge
With a rolling terrain, extreme elevation, and abundant wildlife, Red Hawk Ridge has an exciting and spectacular course. You can get a custom club fitting in Red Hawk Ridge from PGA professionals who design clubs to specifications based on how you swing your golf club.
Red Hawk’s practice facility has more than 35 turf stations, a practice bunker, target greens with flagsticks, and a putting green. The Clubhouse Grill serves lunch to golfers and non-golfing guests alike during summer and remains open during winter for those who’d like to go sledding down the hills.
The Ridge at Castle Pines North
The Ridge is one of the top golf courses in Colorado according to Golf Magazine, Golf Digest, Golf Advisor, and numerous other major golf publications. With well-proportioned and beautifully sculpted banks and rolling greens designed by Tom Weskopf, The Ridge is a golfer’s paradise. The views here are spectacular with sight lines stretching out to Pike’s Peak, Devil’s Head, Mount Evans, all the way to downtown Denver.
For those who want to learn how to play but don’t know where to begin, The Ridge at Castle Pines North has a number of programs. You can get private lessons, opt for their New Player program, or select their performance coaching program. The Ridge also offers a junior golf camp for kids and a special ladies’ night.
Plum Creek Golf Club
With breathtaking views and challenging plays for golfers of any level, Plum Creek’s Pete Dye-designed course was made for the whole family. The par-72 layout has rolling greens, strategically placed bunkers, and multiple water features that exemplify modern golf course design.
Plum Creek has a large multi-discipline area where guests can work on their sand game, chipping, and lob wedges and putts. The clubhouse also has a pro shop, snack bar and lounge, a large banquet room for events, and locker rooms.
The Country Club at Castle Pines
The County Club at Castle Pines boasts an amazing mountain golf experience. Conveniently located near the Denver metro area, the Country Club at Castle Pines is only 30 minutes south of downtown Denver. The club exudes a rustic atmosphere perfect for individuals and families.
Its award-winning golf course gives members and guests an unparalleled experience. Jack Nicklaus took into account the woods and the amazing views when he designed the 18-hole signature championship golf course.