Archive for May, 2012

Summit County Golf

With an average of 300 inches of snow, bluebird days and legendary ski resorts, Summit County winters tend to be the focus for many visitors. However, an often overlooked facet of our high alpine environment are the incredible summers, in particular our award-winning golf courses. Daily highs in the 70s, close to zero humidity and nearly 100 holes of golf in the area make Summit County a golfer’s haven. Located in Breckenridge you’ll find the 27-hole Breckenridge Golf Club designed by Jack Nicklaus.
Just over Swan Mountain Pass you can choose between Keystone’s links-style Ranch Course designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. and the Hurdzan-Fry designed River Course. The north end of the county offers another 36 holes, including 18 at the Copper Creek course located within Copper Mountain and 18 at the Raven Golf Club at Three Peaks just north of Silverthorne.

Opening Dates:
Breckenridge: Open              Keystone: Open
Copper Creek: June 19          The Raven: Open

Closing prices

Areas around the country have seen dramatic declines in the closing price as a percentage of the asking price. However, in Summit County buyers and sellers continue to find common ground. In 2012 properties have closed at an average of 87% of the original asking price.