Eighteen Hole at Cherry Hills Country Club

5.0000000000 5.0 stars from 5 (4)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 7348 yards
  • Slope: 133
  • Rating: 74.7
  • Layout

  • 4125 S University Blvd, Englewood, Colorado 80110, Arapahoe County
  • (303) 350-5220, (303) 350-5200
  • (303) 350-5241
  • chcc.com

Year built: 1922
Architect(s): William S. Flynn (1922), Arnold Palmer (1977), Ed Seay (1977)
Type: Private
Golf Season: Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes
Clubs: Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Pitching/chipping area: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Practice bunker: Yes
Indoor practice facilities: Yes
Teaching pro: Yes

Policies

Walking allowed: Yes
Metal spikes allowed: No
Dress code: Appropriate golf attire.

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Championship 72 7348 yards 74.7 133
Back 72 7023 yards 72.8 130
Member 72 6698 yards 71.9 128
Member (W) 72 6698 yards 77.6 149
Regular 72 6289 yards 69.8 125
Forward (W) 72 5793 yards 67.1 117

As well as a nine-hole, par-3 course, Cherry Hills Golf Club also offers a regulation length course. The private course is 7,160 yards from its longest tees and it plays to a par of 72. William Flynn designed this course that was opened in 1932. The greens are small and fast and there are also many tree-lined fairways. The signature hole is the par-5 18th hole that covers over 450 yards. From 1995 through 1998, Cherry Hills Eighteen Hole Course was ranked 31st in Golf Digest's "America's 100 Greatest Courses" and in the same time period it was also rated "Best In State."

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 5.0 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 5.0 stars from 5
Value: 4.9 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 4.9 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.9 stars from 5
Course Layout: 5.0 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 5.0 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 4 Reviews
5 stars:
4
4 stars:
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3 stars:
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2 stars:
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1 stars:
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recommend this course

4 out of 4 reviews


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"Must Play"


Bunkertown20's avatar
Age:  25-34
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/04/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

Cherry Hills is truly a great golf course with lots of mature tress, elevation changes, and a strategic layout. The course is kept in near perfect condition which certainly adds to its overall allure. What makes it fun are the birdie opportunities you get with some easy holes sprinkled in with some very tough holes where you are fighting to make a good par. If you get the chance to play, do it.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"One of the great walks in golf"


JasonDeeganGA's avatar
Golf Advisor
Age:  35-44
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/09/2013
First time playing Paired up at course Walked Played 18 holes Excellent weather

Reviewed on

It's not often I get nervous entering a clubhouse. But that's the kind of history and aura that Cherry Hills projects. It's one of the special places in golf. When I played it in 2012 as a guest of a member who works in the golf industry, the club had just completed its Hall of Champions in the entryway to the clubhouse. The giant mural of Arnold Palmer's famous hat flip after winning the 1960 U.S. Open is a great way to introduce the club. From there, the hallway displays glass cases filled with clubs, collectibles and pictures from so many great tournaments ... the 1938, 1960 and 1978 U.S. Opens, the 1941 and 1985 PGA Championships, the 1990 and 2012 U.S. Amateurs, the 1993 U.S. Senior Open and the 2005 U.S. Women's Open. Watching the 2014 BMW Championship on The Golf Channel brings back great memories of my round. It's a surreal feeling to stand on the elevated first tee knowing that Palmer drove the first green. Most of us - with better equipment - can't even clear the creek crossing the fairway. Cherry Hills has that classic feel of an Oakland Hills and Oak Hill, two other private major championship venues I've experienced, although it's much more enjoyable to walk and play. It's tough, yet it won't pummel you. If I can make two birdies, anybody can. A great variety of holes dogleg and dance through the trees. There's enough water to suffer a splash down, but not enough to dominate the day. Playing Cherry Hills feels bigger than any bucket list. It's a memory to cherish.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Average

Quality of food & beverage: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course



"Classic Test"


BenElisha0's avatar
Top 1000 Contributor
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a month
Handicap:  5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/24/2013
First time playing Played with a group Walked Played 18 holes Excellent weather

Reviewed on

Cherry Hills CC has hosted a lot of famous tournaments. It will play host to the PGA TOUR's BMW Championship in 2014. It is also the sight of the famous Birdie Kim bunker shot to beat amateur Morgan Pressel in the U.S. Women's Open.

I can say from experience that the 18th tee shot at Cherry Hills is one of the toughest in golf. The fairway slopes towards the lake on the left. Watching it on TV does not do it justice. The course is difficult. Stay out of the thick rough and you will be okay.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Quality of food & beverage: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course


"Classic Test"


BenElisha0's avatar
Top 1000 Contributor
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a month
Handicap:  5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/24/2013
First time playing Played with a group Walked Played 18 holes Excellent weather

Reviewed on

Cherry Hills CC has hosted a lot of famous tournaments. It will play host to the PGA TOUR's BMW Championship in 2014. It is also the sight of the famous Birdie Kim bunker shot to beat amateur Morgan Pressel in the U.S. Women's Open.

I can say from experience that the 18th tee shot at Cherry Hills is one of the toughest in golf. The fairway slopes towards the lake on the left. Watching it on TV does not do it justice. The course is difficult. Stay out of the thick rough and you will be okay.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Quality of food & beverage: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course



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