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Plum Creek Golf & Country Club

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3.0
Value
3.7
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Friendliness
3.7
Pace
3.0
Amenities
3.1
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 7044 yards
Slope 0
Rating 0.0

Legendary golf architect Pete Dye designed the 18-hole, private course at Plum Creek Golf and Country Club, located in Castle Rock. Opened in 1984, the golf course features 7,044 yards of golf from its championship tees, playing to a par of 72. Dye included various different challenges in this golf course, causing some locals to say that it possesses some of the most difficult holes in the state. The hilly terrain of the well-bunkered course causes many uneven lies. Water hazards also come into play on some holes. Plum Creek Golf and Country Club boasts beautiful views of Castle Rock and the Rockies.

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
1 Plums 72 7044 yards
2 Plums 72 6458 yards
3 Plums 72 5819 yards
4 Plums 72 4828 yards
Scorecard for Plum Creek Golf & Country Club
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 73.6/137 393 208 468 411 572 460 184 576 320 3592 431 532 200 400 415 510 459 135 433 3515 7107
Blue M: 70.7/132 W: 75.5/144 380 194 410 385 541 436 161 537 300 3344 345 514 178 365 359 496 427 130 425 3239 6583
White M: 68.2/125 W: 73.5/141 380 150 375 375 519 410 150 537 300 3196 345 450 150 298 355 496 402 120 397 3013 6209
Yellow M: 67.6/119 W: 68.1/122 326 140 375 338 519 401 138 502 275 3014 317 450 140 298 348 458 402 113 397 2923 5937
Handicap 9 13 3 11 5 1 17 15 7 16 6 12 10 8 18 2 14 4
Par 4 3 4 4 5 4 3 5 4 36 4 5 3 4 4 5 4 3 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 13 15 7 11 1 5 17 3 9 14 2 18 12 8 4 6 16 10

Course Details

Year Built 1984
Fairways Bent grass
Greens Bent grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Pete Dye (1984)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code No denim, collared shirt required

Reviews

3.5
182

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 9
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 21
Water Hazards 20
Elevation Changes 18
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 18
Locals 18
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 13
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 18
In the 'Burbs 10
Convenient to the City 8

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Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Said they were open, they lied

Said they were open, but after calling all week to verify and no one answering my calls, we showed up to the course closed. I am requesting a full refund.

Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Nice course, facilities are in poor shape

Nice course, in ok shape but the facilities are really run down. Trash cans overflowing, concrete cracked and broken, no baskets by the range ball machine. Range balls very old, driving range poor condition. The course is nice however but not worth the 79 dollars. Won't be back but hopefully someone will recue this nice course.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Poor weather
Used cart

This course had no restrooms open on the course.

This course had no bathrooms open on the course and the bathrooms inside the club house were being worked on. After nine holes we asked that they open the restrooms on back but they didn't. In the cold wind we needed the restrooms and were very upset that they felt that convenience was not a necessity. We asked for a discount based on their problems. The manager said to give us our money back. They said they were going to do that but they did not give us any discount for the terrible condition.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

it's all about the golf

Facilities are in need of some tlc. The menu was limited. The golf course is in great shape. Good greens and fairways. It appears this place is continuing to struggle but the course has the goods. They switched the 9's a couple of years ago. 6,7,8 and 9 are the jewels of the course. Pete Dye at it best flanking water railroad ties and tough. Played with two Air Force pilots and my son. If these guys are protecting us we are in good hands.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Fun and difficult course

I enjoyed my round very much, some holes are very straight forward and easier, some are quite a bit more difficult. Water on several holes and great views. It's a very nice course

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

All in all, a good experience

All in all a very good experience. Have played this course when their conditions have been excellent to very poor. Never know what to expect. Greens were in excellent condition, however, typical public course, no one cares to repair their ball marks. Fairways grass conditions were below average, fairly thin.
My biggest disappointment since I played last, they changed the course layout switching the front and back around. Plum uses to have one the best four finishing holes in the Denver area...not anymore.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great course, sad facilities

Plum Creek is a Pete Dye design ex-TPC course that seems to be in financial trouble. Clubhouse, parking lot, cart paths looking a mite shabby, hot dog for lunch, pro shop has little merchandise, has that sort of we're going to close down for good any second now look. But the course is in great shape. Greens, tees, traps and fairways couldn't be better. Challenging layout. Only course negative is that on some holes you're playing down rows of townhomes scant yards from the fairway. On a couple of the tees, you could reach onto a patio grill and grab a burger. But, hey, a Dye design for $45? I recommend you play the course, and don't look at anything else.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Average weather
Used cart

Course in Good Shape But Overpriced

The course was in good shape and was well maintained but there were some basic player features missing that shouldn't have been at $70/per player. There was no map of the course nor pin placement display. There were no ball washers or rather I never saw any. Overall, the course is nice and a decent challenge but the staff was nowhere to be found. I waited in the pro-shop for a good ten minutes before being attended to. They were only offering hotdogs for food. Overall this course is fun but overpriced for lack of service.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course - outdated facilities

Course was in good shape, despite the poor condition of the driving range. Pace of play was almost 5 hours.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

mountain golf

Great course-first time I played at this elevation-great for the ego !
Staff was very helpful
Rental clubs looked brand new

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

The course was in excellent condition played beautifully paste the time was great just overall Great golf course

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fairways and greens are nice

Once they fix the cart paths it will be a top notch course again!!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

can't believe I waited so long to play it

The wife and I always play some where different for our anniversary. She was happy and wants to play it again. My second time and I really like the layout. Want to get a group to go before winter

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Comeback trail

Plum Creek has been falling apart in recent years, mostly infrastructure then the course wasn't getting enough water. Sad to see for a Pete Dye course. IT appears they are saving it. I understand it is in bankruptcy, but there is a plan to restore the course with some development that would affect one hole and the driving range area. They were working on the cart paths when we played 8/27, so while there is some disruption now, I'm glad to know this track will survive. There is also new management during the bankruptcy, and they seem more professional than the previous staff who were at times surly. #10 is now #1, so that's good. The finishing holes were pretty rough, now you can play them while you're still fresh!!!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

the course and staff were great. golf now was not

Golf now booked multiple groups for our tee time, and never booked any of the times with the course. Kudos to the staff for working with a difficult situation and getting everyone taken care of. The course is great and very difficult. It was a TPC course after all. The second tees are like the tips at most courses.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice tough course

The only set back was there was no cart girl. Otherwise great condition

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not good

Greens were better thus time overall course is poor condition, not taken care of and $60 is way too much: it's a $29 course

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

Sad to see this facility go downhill

Though this is an excellent Pete Dye layout, due to financial issues, this clubs facilities have been steadily deteriorating over the past few years. This includes the clubhouse, driving range, the many railroad tie structures, concrete cart paths. and more. The driving range balls were old, unwashed, and expensive. there were few yardage markers, (a few numbers on sprinkler heads and 150 poles in center of fairways) nor laser reflectors (tape or glass inserts on the flagsticks) and no hole depictions on the scorecard or on signs at the tees. On the plus side, the fairways and greens were in fairly good shape and the diabolicalness of the layout reamin

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

could have been better

Despite the several potholes driving into the facility, the course was in great shape, unfortunately their was no Marshall to keep pace of play up which ruined the experience! Great design and layout, but a 5 hour round is outrageous! Sorry don't know if I will play this course again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great value

The course itself is in excellent shape. The layout is challenging and the rough is thick. The greens were in excellent shape. I played on a Friday morning and the course was not busy at all. I would have to say this is one of the best values in the Denver area for the money.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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