05/09/2017
Golf Course to Open May 12 with Driving Range, 18 Holes of Golf
The Vail Golf Club is excited to kick off the golf season and will open for business on Friday, May 12. Golfers can look forward to the driving range and all 18 holes available for play on Friday, with tee times starting at 9:30 a.m. through 5:30 p.m. (weather dependent). The pro shop will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and food and beverage offerings will be available through the starter shack from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Golf bikes and electric carts will be available. Expect early season course conditions.

For the second year, the Vail Recreation District is offering season pass and punch card sales online, featuring an array of options for golfers. Visit vail.golf/golf-passes/ to view options and purchase online. Guests may also purchase passes and punch cards by calling 970-479-2260 or emailing aplain@vailrec.com. In-person purchases will be available at the Vail Golf Club pro shop beginning on opening day.

Early Season Rates
From May 12 through June 29, golfers can take advantage of low early season rates, including 18 holes for $50 for walkers or $69 with a cart. A nine-hole round will cost $35 for walkers and $47 with a cart. For our full list of rates, please visit vail.golf/golf-rates/.

Summer Programming
The Vail Golf Club will again offer a stellar lineup of programming and camps for both youth and adults. Starting in June, adults can participate in the Sam Adams Swing Hour and Ladies, Lessons and Libations driving range clinics, Get Golf Ready and Play with the Pro programs, plus senior clinics and junior camps. For the full rundown of programs, visit vail.golf/instruction.

New Clubhouse
The new Vail Golf & Nordic Clubhouse will debut to golf operations this summer, featuring expanded pro shop facilities, the Grill on the Gore restaurant serving golfers and the public, expansive outdoor seating areas and new locker rooms, among many other improvements. An enhanced community banquet room showcases gorgeous views of the Gore Mountain Range and event seating for up to 160 guests. Bookings are being accepted for weddings, meetings and social gatherings, and the wedding island is available for rent throughout the summer. The golf club will again offer season-long bag storage for $175 and locker rentals for $200. Personal push cart storage will not be available this year, however the club is offering a new combination bag storage and push cart rental option for $250 to season passholders.
 
Grill on the Gore
The Vail Golf Club and Grill on the Gore are excited to welcome Chef David Sanchez, who will be serving up creative takes on your favorite American comfort foods. With a diverse craft beer selection and signature cocktails, the Grill on the Gore will be the perfect place to gather with friends and family this summer to take in the spectacular Gore Range mountain views from the outside patio. The Grill on the Gore restaurant will open with a limited menu on May 26. A full summer menu will be available starting on June 9.

For additional information, please contact Vail Golf Club Director Alice Plain at aplain@vailrec.com or 970-479-2260, ext. 3.
About the Vail Recreation District
The Vail Recreation District's mission is to offer diverse and exceptional recreation opportunities that enhance the physical, social and emotional well-being of all its residents and guests. The VRD aims to help Vail Valley residents and visitors pursue their recreational passions by providing the following outlets for competition in summer and winter via a running and a mountain bike race series, numerous tournaments and/or leagues for hockey, volleyball, lacrosse, softball, golf, tennis, soccer, flag football, pickleball, figure skating and rugby; venues like Dobson Ice Arena, Vail Golf Club, Vail Nordic Center, Vail Gymnastics Center, Vail Nature Center, Vail Skatepark, Vail Tennis Center, Golden Peak Pickleball Center, Community Programming, Vail's Imagination Station and use of additional gyms, playing fields and the surrounding White River National Forest via collaboration with local entities; sports classes and camps for youth, adults and families; and opportunities to learn about and appreciate our Rocky Mountain environment through guided activities, classes and camps.

Contact(s)

Vail Golf Club Director Alice Plain, aplain@vailrec.com, 970-479-2260
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