The World’s Most Luxurious Mountain Golf Courses Open for the Season

03 May 2017
The World’s Most Luxurious Mountain Golf Courses Open for the Season
  • Beaver Creek Golf Club opens on Friday, May 5, 2017
  • Red Sky Ranch & Golf Club opens on Friday, May 5 for members; Friday, May 12 for resort guests
Beaver Creek, Colo., May 3, 2017 — Two of the finest mountain golf courses are slated to open at the onset of May. Guests can begin enjoying awe-inspiring alpine backdrops, impeccably-maintained greens and fairways, opulent fine-dining establishments and first-class guest service starting on Friday, May 5, at Beaver Creek Golf Club, and Friday, May 12, at Red Sky Ranch & Golf Club.
Beaver Creek Golf Club, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr., is one of the longest established golf experiences in the Vail Valley and is famously known for its narrow and challenging fairways, as well as direct views of Beaver Creek Resort and a grand opportunity to view Rocky Mountain wildlife while on course. The course ranks among Golf Digest magazine’s “Top 75 Golf Resorts in North America.”
The majestic Red Sky Ranch & Golf Club is home to two championship golf courses designed by Tom Fazio and Greg Norman. Ranked by Golf Digest as one of “America’s Greatest Golf Courses” and by Golfweek as the “Best Courses You Can Play,” Red Sky Golf Club’s Fazio and Norman courses harness the sweeping grandeur and drama of the Colorado Rockies with views of Vail’s Back Bowls and the surrounding valley. The Fazio Course is rated the #1 golf course in Colorado by Travel & Leisure Golf, with the Norman Course holding the #2 ranking.
Stay & Play lodging packages are offered for both courses this spring, summer, and fall and give access to these exclusive fairways, making visitors’ Colorado trip an affordable escape that both seasoned veterans and aspiring novices can dig their cleats into.
Stay & Play Golf Packages
Book your summer golf excursion to Beaver Creek and gain exclusive access to the private Beaver Creek Golf Club with our Stay & Play Golf Package. Save up to 40 percent off lodging at The Osprey, The Pines Lodge and a wide variety of condos in Beaver Creek, Bachelor Gulch, Arrowhead and Avon. Stay & Play package rates include lodging and greens fees.
Red Sky Golf Club: Early Season: May 13 - June 2; Peak Season: June 3 - September 11
Beaver Creek Golf Club: Early Season May 5 - June 14; High Season June 15 - September 15; Late Season September 16 - October 1
For reservations, please visit or call 877.204.7883.
The Rendezvous Club at Beaver Creek Golf Club is open to the public and consists of a delicious and extensive menu of American cuisine created by Executive Chef Raymond Weems, who serves up delectable cuisine to guests throughout the winter as the notable chef of the exclusive Allie’s Cabin located on Beaver Creek Mountain.
Enjoy world-class cuisine from Executive Chef Ron Jackson at SummerThyme Restaurant located at the Guest Clubhouse, and Silver Sage, located in the member clubhouse. Silver Sage features fine dining at sunset overlooking Castle Peak and serves fresh Colorado and seasonal cuisine. Silver Sage is open to the public every night, during the summer, except Sunday and for special events.  Overlooking the 18th hole of the Tom Fazio course, SummerThyme is open daily, during the summer, for lunch to guests and the public .Chef Jackson brings American cuisine and a distinctly pacific flavor to Zach’s Cabin at Beaver Creek Resort in the winter months creating a mouth-watering a la carte menu.
Easy Access from Eagle Airport (EGE)
Eagle County Regional Airport provides non-stop flights from 12 major markets in the winter, and three in the summer, which makes getting to Vail and Beaver Creek super easy no matter when you visit. One-stop connections are available from over 250 cities worldwide, making EGE the number one choice for frequent visitors to Vail and Beaver Creek. Summer service includes daily non-stop flights from Dallas/Ft. Worth and Denver, and twice weekly flights from Houston. This winter season, Eagle Airport will be serviced by Air Canada, American, Delta and United from markets including Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, and New York/JFK, Newark, Phoenix, Toronto and Washington DC. Eagle County Regional Airport is located just 30 minutes from Vail and Beaver Creek.  For more information and current flight schedules visit
About Beaver Creek Golf Course
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 1982 and begins and ends at the edge of Beaver Creek Village. A short layout challenges golfers with elevated tees and narrow fairways. For more information and to book tee times or lessons, call the Beaver Creek Golf Club at (970) 754-5775 or visit
About Red Sky Ranch and Golf Club
Red Sky Golf Club is an exclusive golf facility that was designed as a private membership club with a separate limited access guest facility for guests staying at Vail Resorts' family of destination lodges and other select hotels. Tom Fazio and Greg Norman have each sculpted a championship, 18-hole course that weaves through 800 acres of historic ranchlands filled with sage, aspen groves and spectacular mountain vistas. Part of the Red Sky Ranch luxury community, Red Sky Golf Club features two Clubhouses, Silver Sage Restaurant, two driving ranges and the Red Sky Golf Academy. Red Sky Ranch & Golf Club is located just 25 minutes west of Vail, 20 minutes from the Vail/Eagle County airport, and 15 minutes from the base of Beaver Creek Resort.   
For more information on the Red Sky Golf Club, visit or call (970) 754-8400 or toll-free (866) 873-3759. For information about the residential community of Red Sky Ranch and real estate opportunities, please visit
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About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. Vail Resorts’ subsidiaries operate ten world-class mountain resorts and three urban ski areas, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada; Perisher in Australia; Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. Vail Resorts owns and/or manages a collection of casually elegant hotels under the RockResorts brand, as well as the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning and development subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is and consumer website is

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