BRECKENRIDGE GOLF CLUB (970) 453-9104
Colorado golf course review
Breckrenridge Golf Club in Breckenridge Colorado is a beautiful 27-hole championship course situated within the Breckenridge Ski Resort area with outstanding vistas of the Ten
Mile Range. The Mountain terrain features finely maintained bent grass fairways, strategic bunkering and pristine water hazards along a rolling terrain. Beaver ponds, tall native
grasses, sugarbush and abundant wetlands provide aesthetic beauty in a natural setting.
This Jack Nicklaus designed course (rated 4-1/2 stars by Colorado Golfer Magazine) is owned and operated by the town of Breckenridge, and stay and play packages are
available through many of the town's resorts and hotels. For information contact the chamber of commerce (888-796-2826) or visit the Breckenridge website: click here.
On property is a clubhouse with well stocked pro shop, lockers and changing room, plus restaurant with outdoor patio (serving breakfast sandwiches and lunch)that is owned
and operated by the city. Practice facilities consist of a targeted grass range, short game area with sand bunker plus putting green. On course the yardage marking system
consists of sprinklers heads measured to the center of the green and markings on the cart paths every 25 yards from 200 to 75. Small flags on the flagsticks indicate front, middle
and back pin placements and each golf cart is equipped with a yardage/hole diagram booklet.
There are 79 sand bunkers and water comes into play on eleven of the 27 holes. The photos in this review are of the Elk and Beaver nines. The Bear is the longest of the three, as
the tips play to almost 3700 yards. The Beaver features some extraordinary par threes and snaking doglegs. The Elk nine provides the greatest elevation changes, with holes 4
through seven playing up and down the mountain sides. Players should keep in mind that the ball flies further in this elevation of up to 9324 feet.
There are 4 sets of tee boxes that play to slopes measuring from 122 to 147 on the Beaver/Bear, 124 to 145 on the Bear/Elk, and 122/151 on the Elk/Beaver nine. The distances
measure from 4908 to 7276 yards. As the slope ratings indicate, this course is especially challenging from the tips - regardless of the combination of nines.
Breckenridge is a wonderfully conditioned course, from tee to green. The surrounding environment and mounding views are absolutely awesome. For more info, visit our page for
the course, with a direct link to their website by clicking here.