A view of a green with water coming into play at Vail Golf Club
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3.9
91 Reviews (91)
5 Stars
39
4 Stars
30
3 Stars
14
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.7
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.2
73.0%
Recommend this course
73 out of 91 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.3
8 Reviews (8)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
2.5
Value
2.8
Layout
3.4
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.8
37.5%
Recommend this course
3 out of 8 reviews
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3.9
16 Reviews (16)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.6
Layout
3.9
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.8
68.8%
Recommend this course
11 out of 16 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 71
Length 6766 yards
Slope 152
Rating 77.6
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Course Details

Year Built 1962
Golf Season Open: 5/01 Closed: 11/01
Architect Ben Krueger (1962) Andy Johnson Kevin Atkinson (2009)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities, Lockers

Available Sports

Fitness, Tennis

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Colorado (2015 #15)

Reviews

3.9
91 Reviews (91)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 8
Elevation Changes 7
Thick Rough 6
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 13
Walkers 9
Locals 8
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 10

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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 28
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Too much rough.

the rough was with in 4 feet of the edge of the green on almost every hole. Way to much rough for a public course.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Course conditions not that good

Course conditions are not worth the green fees. With more watering the course should be in good condition after the 2nd week of July. But at this time the course value or price for playing should only be 65 for a round of golf to include cart

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Temporary Greens

I absolutely despise temporary greens. Normally I would not play a course that has temporary greens, but I was not notified of this before I arrived at the course. I'm not leaving a negative review because they had temporary greens, but because I was not notified of this before I paid.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful Course

Beautiful views and multiple excellent holes but they failed to mention on their website that 6 or 7 holes were playing make shift pins, and even just a net target on no 3. This wouldn’t be an issue especially in the early season but a huge thumbs down that there was no communication until the starter on no 1 tee.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Worst course I’ve played in my life

My family booked a foursome here expecting a nice treat in the mountains. Instead, we each paid $67 for the worst conditions I’ve ever seen and multiple temporary greens. Why would you open the course if you’re not ready to impress the public in a resort town like Vail? Flat out embarrassing. Whoever runs this course should look for a new job, because they will never be able to retire running a business like this. I’ll be asking for a refund, because I just played Heather Ridge in Aurora yesterday for almost a third of the price, and they had infinitely better course conditions. Hole 3 had a bucket to hit the ball in to, and if you get a “hole in on in the bucket” the course gives you a sleeve of cheap Callaways. Classy.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

The Beautiful Colorful View in Vail

We had a terrific time playing Vail Golf Club and the sunny weather was great. A little windy but we really liked it when it was on our back!! Scenery was magnificent with the Fall Mountain colors at their peak.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Enjoy the altitude

The mountain view is great. The fairways and rough are decent and fair the greens roll true.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Always a challenge

I have played this course many times since the late 70’s. It is interesting and challenging. Especially the back nine.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Very enjoyable course (1st time)

The setting is great. Views on almost every hole worth a picture. The course was in good shape. The greens were good. There is poana on the greens that seemed to slow down the greens a bit. The fairways were in very good shape. There was some high rough areas. The driving areas are generous but if you do hit offline there is some trouble.

I played the black/blue combo tees at about 6,500 yards. I would certainly play the course again and would recommend to friends.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Stunning Condition and Views

This course is amazing in so many ways. From the time you arrive and get checked in until the time you leave, everything flows so effeciently. Signage is for pin placement, and direction is so convennient. Course condition was wonderful and views spectacular.. Great clubhouse and ammenities.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

spectacular scenery especially with fall colors

Course a littlewith rough around the edges but sits in Vail valley with fall colors on full display. Staff is
extremely friendly and helpful. Course seemed serious about pace of play and in a mixed foursome we played in under 4 hrs. Greens were inconsistant, some had weed or different grass causing bumps, others were smooth. Despite being in the mtns course is pretty flat, tees and greens elevated. Greens are fairly small so create a challenge, fun course and scenery can't be beat.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful course

Pin placement was very challenging. Views from every fairway were exceptional. Loved the day.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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