05/13/2016
Early Season Discounts Through June 1 - Course Opens on Sunday with 18 Holes of Golf
(Vail, Colo.) - The Vail Golf Club is pleased to celebrate 50 years of golf in the beautiful Vail Valley this summer, and is opening up for play this Sunday, May 15. The course will have 18 holes of golf available for play, with the first tee time at 9:30 a.m. The new fleet of electric golf carts will be arriving on June 1, and bike carts will be available on opening day.

New this year, the Vail Recreation District is offering season pass sales online, featuring an array of options for golfers. Click here to view pass rates and purchase your pass online. There has been no increase in pass pricing over 2015. Season passes and punch cards are also available for purchase at the Vail Golf Club Pro Shop, by calling 970-479-2260 and by emailing aplain@vailrec.com. Pass prices will go up on June 1, so don't miss out on the early bird discount.

Golf Operations
Golf operations and the pro shop for the 2016 summer will be headquartered in the temporary structure located adjacent to the driving range and near the starter building. Parking will be available in the lot south of the new building construction, and will be actively managed by the Vail Recreation District to coincide with construction needs. For more information on course conditions and construction updates, please visit the new course conditions Web page here. 

Clubhouse
The clubhouse renovation project is moving along quickly, with the cart barn area scheduled to be completed for the new Club Car fleet of 70 electric cars arriving on June 1. The anticipated date of completion is September 1, 2016. The newly renovated clubhouse will feature expanded pro and Nordic 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 will feature gorgeous views of the Gore Mountain Range and seating for events of up to 160 people. Bookings are now being accepted for weddings, meetings and social gatherings after October 1. The wedding island will still be available for rent throughout this summer.

For additional information, please contact 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, broomball, 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, 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)

Contact Alice Plain at aplain@vailrec.com or 970-479-2260, ext. 3.
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