Though there was quite a bit of snow earlier this week and Wednesday night, The River Course at Keystone’s front nine opens this morning. Tee times for the Hurdzan-Fry designed course will begin at 10 a.m., with par-35 play on the front nine available for $50 and $85 for 18 holes on the front nine for $85, with all rates including green fees, golf cart rental, practice facility access and practice balls. The River Course’s back nine is expected to open in the coming weeks.
The River Course features elevation changes, variable bunkers, water hazards and five-sets of tees on each hole, helping to earn the course a number of accolades including “Best Mountain Course”, “Best Wildlife Experience”, “Best Service” and “Best On-Course Views” from Colorado Avid Golfer. Beginning Friday, in addition to golf, lunch and beverages will be served at The River Course Grill with access to the practice range and putting green and the full retail/pro shop. Tee times may be booked online at golfkeystone.com or by calling 800-464-3494.
Not far behind The River Course’s opening, the Keystone Ranch Golf Course will make its season debut Friday, May 30, with plans for all 18 holes to be available.
Daily throughout the summer, various lessons and clinics will be available, including the new Birdies&Bettys ladies program, which will offer weekly clinics rotating between the resort’s two courses. Other lesson offerings include half-hour private lessons with Keystone’s PGA professional, clinics such as Boomers on the Links and weekly Junior Golf Clinics great for 17 and under golfers and available for $20. For complete lesson and clinic information, schedules and prices, visit www.golfkeystone.com.
Keystone’s Stay and Play deal includes packaged golf and lodging with savings up to 28% with a variety of accommodations available. There are 36-hole packages with up to 20% off lodging, and Keystone’s Play for Free, which is available with any two or more night stay and includes free golf after 4 p.m. on day of arrival, free yoga class, free guided hike and free scenic gondola ticket for children 12 and younger.