The Copper Mountain Golf Creek Club is proof that skiing is not the only thing to do in Colorado. Located just 75 miles west of Denver, Copper Mountain is an easily accessible place wherein you can find a multitude of activities while enjoying the alpine ambience. Designed by Pete and Perry Dye, the Copper Creek Golf Club offers all kinds of players a full 18-hole experience. Opened in 1987, the Copper Creek Golf Course offers players 6,094 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 70. The Copper Creek Golf Course has a rating of 68 and a slope of 124.
Whether you are a beginner or you have ample experience in the game, you will find just enough challenges in the golf course. The golf course follows the mountainous terrain, incorporates trees, lakes, and even an old mining town! Aside from the aesthetic value of these scenes, you will also be forced to focus on your game as some areas prove to be a real challenge to the player. Many players attest to the wonders of this golf course. In fact, the Copper Creek Golf Club was awarded 3.5 stars out of 5 by the Golf Digest in 2001. This golf course was included in its “places to play” guide.
Rates vary depending on the number of holes you want to play. You can opt to play the full 18 holes or simply play half of the course – 9 holes. The rates also depend on the time you want to play (Morning, Mid-day, and Apres) and the season (Early or Late Season and Summer).
A game of 9 holes is only offered during the morning at $39 during the early or late season and at $55 during summer. During the early or late season, a game of 18 holes will set you back $65 in the morning, $49 in the mid-day, and $39 in Apres. During summer, the rates go up considerably and a game of 18 holes will set you back $89 if you play in the morning, $69 if you play during mid-day, and $59 if you play in Apres.
The Copper Creek Golf Club categorizes their time frames as follow. Mid-day is from 2.00 PM to 5.00 PM during early season and summer and 1.00 PM to 3.00 PM during late season. Apres, on the other hand, is after 5.00 PM during early season and summer and after 3.00 PM during late season. Summer is from June 17 to September 4. The early and late seasons are a few months before and after that time frame, respectively.
The prices may seem steep but the scenery and the whole experience is worth it. Included in the price is the use of a golf car. You can also avail of club rentals. If you find yourself falling in love with the place and you just need to keep on coming back, you can avail of season passes. This way you can save some money and play all you want at the Copper Creek Golf Club.
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