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Vail Valley: Beaver Creek golf course to open Friday

Daily staff report
Beaver Creek, CO Colorado

BEAVER CREEK, Colorado – Beaver Creek Golf Club is set to open for the summer Friday, weather permitting. The 18-hole course, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr., will offer public play May 14-June 14 and Sept. 16-Oct.10. The course will be open to club members and Beaver Creek Resort, Bachelor Gulch and Arrowhead resort guests from June 15 to Sept. 15.

“The course fared well this winter and players should expect great early season conditions upon opening,” said Dave Lopez, director of golf for Beaver Creek Golf Club. “Our course maintenance team has done an outstanding job taking advantage of weather conditions throughout the spring to prepare the playing surfaces.”

From May 14- June 14, rates are $89 for 18 holes and $63 for nine holes. Juniors ages 7-18 can play for free with a paying adult Monday-Thursday (one free junior round offered per paid adult). The weekend rate for juniors ages 7-18 is $65 for 18 holes Friday-Sunday. A special twilight rate is available for all players after 3 p.m. for $60. Golfers who show proof of Eagle or Summit County residence can play 18 holes for $68 or nine holes for $55. All fees are per person and include carts and range balls.

The Rendezvous Club Restaurant is currently offering a Golf and Lunch Special for $79 and includes a three-course meal, golf cart and range balls. This special is being offered Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 14 through June 14.

Beaver Creek’s Golf Shop was recognized as GolfWorld’s 100 Best Golf Shops for 2010.

The Beaver Creek Golf Course is a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary and ranks among Golf Digest magazine’s “Top 75 Golf Resorts in North America.” The 6,784-yard par-70 course opened in 1984 and begins and ends at the edge of Beaver Creek Village. A short layout challenges golfers with elevated tees and narrow fairways. The Club played host to The Jerry Ford Golf Invitational on several occasions.

For more information and to book tee times or lessons, call the Beaver Creek Golf Club at 970-754-5775. For more information about Beaver Creek Resort visit

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