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4.4
79 Reviews (79)
5 Stars
41
4 Stars
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3 Stars
4
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.6
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.2
91.7%
Recommend this course
75 out of 79 reviews
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4.5
19 Reviews (19)
5 Stars
11
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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Conditions
4.1
Value
4.7
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
Recommend this course
19 out of 19 reviews
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4.5
19 Reviews (19)
5 Stars
11
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.7
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
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19 out of 19 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private/Resort
Par 72
Length 6267 yards
Slope 123
Rating 70.2
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Rifle Creek Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1960
Golf Season Open: 2/01 Closed: 11/15
Architect Dick Phelps (1989)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs 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, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities, Lockers

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Colorado (2017 #8)

Reviews

4.4
79 Reviews (79)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 7
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 6
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 7

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Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played

Great Vacation Course

The front nine is quite doable and fun. The back nine can chew you up and spit you out! All in all. A great course to see the extremes of course slope rating!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Find

Found this golf course after daughter took a trip to the national park to visit the falls. Was so impressed with the layout, the pace of play, the weather conditions (yes late October) and staff. Highly recommend this course to anyone looking for a mountain course outside the confined conditions of so many courses wrapped by neighborhoods. We will make this course a mainstay for every trip back to the region.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Views for days

A few miles off of I-70 you find this hidden gem of a course. The front nine is more open but water comes in to play on most holes. The back is where the fun and views really begin. Long par 5s and elevation changes are just a few of the surprises that await you. Can’t way to play it again

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Hot weather
Used cart

Tough greens , challenging!

We live in Carbondale and prefer driving to Rifle to play the course over River Valley Ranch. The staff is amazing and the course is always fun! I had two hole in ones in nine months , on hole's # 9 and #11. Golf memories I will remember forever. While the back 9 seems more challenging than the front , the greens are fast making it tough scoring for the entire 18 holes. We think we will look at a season pass next year and really get after it! My wife and I love Rifle Creek Golf Course and can't wait to play again!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 22
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good overall course

Staff was excellent. Greens in good shape. Course seemed to play long for its slope rating. Some blind holes that would be interesting to play a second time driving range and cart paths only fair

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities 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 Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Hidden Gem

Fun hidden gem in Rifle, Co. Great course to play with fun holes and challenging moments. Front 9 and back 9 are completely different which adds to a fun challenging course. The only thing is the tee box locations are a bit confusing to find on the front 9. Overall a fantastic course that I would recommend and play again!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 16
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Rifle Creek 5.25.20

Went down on Memorial Day Weekend, hit the sweet spot with our group and pace of play as we never waited after the first hole and played our round in just about 4 hours and 10 minutes. Front nine and back nine are completely different. Front nine is in an old cow pasture not a ton a elevation changes. Back nine is the complete opposite up into canyons with tight tee shots, blind tee shots and plenty of elevation changes. Course is short but still challenging enough to warrant attention on every shot. Lots of slope in the greens, uphill you really had to hit the putt and downhill be careful to not let your putt get away from you. Staff was friendly and the course conditions were great a little wet in areas probably from the previous days rain. Either way nice little municipal track that offers a forgiven font nine paired with a challenging back nine and some gorgeous holes on the back. (Go for the green on 16) Shorter hitters take driver look for the white and black aiming post on the ridge, longer hitters better suited with 3 wood or hybrid. Our group found all our tee shots.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful Course

Rifle Golf Course is in a beautiful setting and the course was in good shape. Always one of my favorite places to play. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Highly recommend.

Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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