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Category Archives: Mountain


Ballyneal: Walking-Only Golf Clubs

Golfvaca November 6, 2016

HOLYOKE, CO. – As cool as the drive for walking-only golf courses in the U.S. is, there’s also a downside. For private courses such as Ballyneal Golf Club, opened 10 years ago in the sand hills of northeastern Colorado, the question is what happens when your membership ages? A youthful membership with purist leanings immediately… Continue Reading »


Glacier Club has Grander Scale in Mind

Golfvaca September 11, 2015

DURANGO, CO – Prospectors rushed here in the 1870s to rummage over the hills, said to be ladened with silver and gold. The Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad came nine years later and laid out the Old West downtown complete with gas street lamps and saloon girls. Those fortune hunters never had a clue… Continue Reading »


Colorado’s Ironbridge Reborn

Golfvaca August 24, 2015

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO – The Lost Horizon is a beautiful, rugged, trailblazer-like stretch of four golf holes starting the back nine of Ironbridge Golf Club. It is for adventurous, ravine-crossing, proficient golfers and begins after a one mile cart climb in elevation from the clubhouse high above the Roaring Fork Valley floor. But beginners and… Continue Reading »


Rocky Mountain High: Keystone Resort

Golfvaca July 9, 2015

KEYSTONE, CO – Long before the ski runs were carved and the golf holes placed into the environment, Keystone, at an elevation of 9,300 feet, was an 1880s stagecoach station on the way to Denver, heading over towering Loveland Pass. A little rustic inn served as the stop for travelers and it’s still here. They… Continue Reading »


Right From The Start: Opening Holes

Golfvaca July 9, 2015

It’s not how you start, it’s… Wait a minute. Perhaps it is how you start, especially when talking about golf courses. Like the first chapter of a book, the first hole introduces the layout and offers a glimpse of what is to be expected throughout the round. And believe us, there are some opening holes… Continue Reading »


TripAdvisor has honored The Inn at Lost Creek with its prestigious Certificate of Excellence award

Golfvaca June 8, 2015

Now in its fifth year, the award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. Certificate of Excellence winners include accommodations, eateries and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a superior customer experience. When selecting Certificate of Excellence winners, TripAdvisor uses… Continue Reading »


Golf Colorado Ski Country

Golfvaca September 25, 2014

Pole Creek Golf Club, Golf Granby Ranch, Grand Lake Golf Course and Grand Elk Golf Club are four golf courses in cool Grand County, Colorado, that won’t disappoint, especially if your pocket book doesn’t want to be strained in a 65-degree, summer golf vacation getaway. GRANBY, Colo. – Deep in the heart of Colorado ski… Continue Reading »


Summer Golf Package Picks

Golfvaca July 9, 2014

Both The Masters and the U.S. Open are in the books. The arrival of summer is the perfect time for golfers to dedicate a little time to their own games before the British Open and PGA Championship roll around. These summer golf packages are flush with luxury accommodations, championship golf and tons of value-added to… Continue Reading »


Resort Report: South Lake Tahoe

Golfvaca January 8, 2014

South Lake Tahoe, California – The only golf course that plays along the beautiful shores of Lake Tahoe, Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course – also famously the site of the annual American Century Celebrity Golf Championship – is a favorite with celebs and pros alike. Now, the new The Landing Resort & Spa, Lake Tahoe’s only… Continue Reading »


Build-Your-Own Vail Golf Package

Golfvaca May 20, 2013

With outrageous views, golfing great-designed courses and those extra-long high-altitude drives, Vail, Colo., knows how to make a golfer feel good. Now Antlers at Vail makes a good thing even better with its new Build-Your-Own Vail Golf Package – crediting $100 off the regular room rate of each night’s stay May 15 – June 26… Continue Reading »

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