Prepare to be impressed and challenged by these stunning courses in the Roaring Fork Valley.
Aspen is known globally for its world-class ski mountains, but the hidden gems of this mountain town and valley are the supreme golf courses. There are lots of links to choose from and something for everyone. From amateur to professional, these lush, beautiful courses are sure to please—and definitely challenge—even the most avid golfer. Any player looking for a round in Aspen will find that the experience is certainly par for the course.
Aspen’s only public course, designed by Frank Hummel, is a classic. It also happens to be the top ranked municipal golf course in Colorado. Just 2 miles from downtown, this beautiful course features trees and water on almost every hole. It’s a solid choice for any golfer, as it’s suitable for any level of play. 39551 Highway 82, Aspen
This world-renowned golf course, designed by Tom Fazio, is exclusively for members only. However, if the opportunity presents itself to play as a member’s guest, it will truly be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. This course is unique, challenging and provides some absolutely stellar views of the valley. 10 Club Circle, Aspen
Located in the heart of Snowmass Village, this spectacular award-winning Jim Engh private course is well worth a round or two. The challenging landscape of this traditional Irish links course is sure to surprise and impress golfers of any level of play. 0239 Snowmass Club Circle, Aspen
This course is 25 miles outside of Aspen, located in a beautiful spot in Carbondale. It was designed by Jay Morrish, a Colorado native and Hall of Fame golfer. RVR is a unique mix of gorgeous natural elements of the valley, as well as challenges like elevation change, rivers and notoriously fast greens. 303 River Valley Ranch Road, Carbondale
Aspen Glen’s Jack Nicklaus-designed private course offers exciting challenges and rare elements, all in a phenomenal mountain setting. This course is, without a doubt, worth the 40-minute drive from Aspen, as it is sure to be a one-of-a-kind experience. 545 Bald Eagle Way, Carbondale
This fun nine-hole par-3 course is perfect for beginners looking to strengthen their game or more experienced players who just want a relaxed round. However, don’t be fooled: Some of the holes (particularly ones featuring water) are more difficult than they appear. 14913 CO-82, Carbondale