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Best Denver Region Course

Reader’s Choice
1. The Golf Club at Bear Dance, Larkspur
2. Arrowhead Golf Club, Littleton
3. Colorado National Golf Club, Erie

Staff Picks*
The Golf Club at Bear Dance
CommonGround Golf Course, Aurora
Green Valley Ranch Golf Club, Denver
The Ridge at Castle Pines North, Castle Rock


Mariana Butte Golf Course - 2018 CAGGY Award Winner - Best Front Range/Northeast Course

Mariana Butte Golf Course – 2018 CAGGY Award Winner – Best Front Range/Northeast Course

Best Front Range/Northeast Course
Reader’s Choice
1. Mariana Butte Golf Course, Loveland
2. Pelican Lakes Golf & Country Club, Windsor
3. Estes Park Golf Club, Estes Park

Staff Picks*
Collindale Golf Course, Fort Collins
The Olde Course at Loveland, Loveland
Pelican Lakes Golf & Country Club


Pole Creek Golf Club - 2018 CAGGY Awards - Best Mountain Course

Pole Creek Golf Club – 2018 CAGGY Award Winner – Best Mountain Course

Best Mountain Course
Reader’s Choice
1. Pole Creek Golf Club, Tabernash
2. Breckenridge Golf Club, Breckenridge
3. Red Sky Golf Club (Fazio), Wolcott

Staff Picks*
Haymaker Golf Course, Steamboat Springs
Red Sky Golf Club (Norman), Wolcott
The River Course at Keystone, Keystone


Best Southern Course (Co. Springs and Below)
Reader’s Choice
1. Broadmoor Golf Club (East), Colorado Springs
2. Walking Stick Golf Course, Pueblo
3. Patty Jewett Golf Course, Colorado Springs

Staff Picks*
The Broadmoor Golf Club (East)
Country Club of Colorado, Colorado Springs
Kissing Camels Golf Club, Colorado Springs

Redlands Mesa - 2018 CAGGY Award Winner - Best Southern Course

Redlands Mesa – 2018 CAGGY Award Winner – Best Southern Course

Best Western Slope Course
Reader’s Choice
1. The Golf Club at Redlands Mesa, Grand Junction
2. Lakota Canyon Golf Club, New Castle
3. Devil’s Thumb Golf Club, Delta

Staff Picks*
The Bridges Golf & Country Club, Montrose
Ironbridge Golf Club, Glenwood Springs
Redlands Mesa Golf Club

Redlands Mesa Bunker View

Redlands Mesa


Best Ego-Booster
Reader’s Choice
1.  Eagle Trace Golf Club, Broomfield
2. Aurora Hills Golf Course, Aurora
3. Red Hawk Ridge Golf Course, Castle Rock

Staff Picks*
Applewood Golf Course, Golden
Aurora Hills Golf Course
Red Hawk Ridge Golf Course

Eagle Trace - 2018 CAGGY Award Winner - Best Ego Booster

Eagle Trace – 2018 CAGGY Award Winner – Best Ego Booster


Best Practice Facility
Reader’s Choice
1. CommonGround Golf Course
2. Colorado National Golf Club
3. The Golf Club at Bear Dance

Staff Picks* 
Broken Tee Golf Course, Englewood
Colorado National Golf Club
The Golf Club at Bear Dance


Best Annual Membership Program
Reader’s Choice
1. CommonGround Golf Course
2. Colorado National Golf Club
3. The Golf Club at Bear Dance

Staff Picks* 
The Golf Club at Bear Dance
Colorado National Golf Club
Green Valley Ranch Golf Club


Colorado National Golf Club - 2018 CAGGY Award Winner - Favorite Golf Passport Course

Colorado National Golf Club – 2018 CAGGY Award Winner – Favorite Golf Passport Course

Favorite Colorado AvidGolfer Golf Passport Course
Reader’s Choice
1. Colorado National Golf Club
2. Buffalo Run Golf Course, Commerce City
3. Heritage Eagle Bend Golf Club, Aurora

Staff Picks* 
All 64!


Best Opening Hole
Reader’s Choice
1. The Golf Club at Bear Dance
2. Arrowhead Golf Club
3. Fossil Trace Golf Club, Golden

Staff Picks*
The River Course at Keystone
Red Sky Golf Club (Norman)
Willis Case Golf Course, Denver


Best Finishing Hole
Reader’s Choice
1. The Broadmoor Golf Club (East)
2. The Golf Club at Bear Dance
3. The Ridge at Castle Pines North

Staff Picks*
The Broadmoor Golf Club (East)
Fox Hollow (Canyon 9), Lakewood
Green Valley Ranch Golf Club


Best Par 3
Reader’s Choice
1. Arrowhead Golf Club, No. 13
2. The Golf Club at Bear Dance, No. 17
3. Pole Creek Golf Club (Ranch 9), No. 7

Staff Picks*
EagleVail Golf Club, No. 10, Avon
Raccoon Creek Golf Course, No. 14, Littleton
Red Hawk Ridge Golf Course, No. 14
Redlands Mesa Golf Club, No. 17


The Par-4 6th at Bear Dance - 2018 CAGGY Award Winner - Best Par 4

The Par-4 6th at Bear Dance – 2018 CAGGY Award Winner – Best Par 4

Best Par 4
Reader’s Choice
1. The Golf Club at Bear Dance, No. 6
2. Riverdale Dunes Golf Course, No. 15, Brighton
3. CommonGround Golf Course, No. 15

Staff Picks*
Fossil Trace Golf Club, No. 10
Pole Creek Golf Club, No. 4
The Raven Golf Club at Three Peaks, No. 9, Silverthorne


Best Par 5
Reader’s Choice
1. Pole Creek Golf Club (Ridge 9), No. 9
2. Eisenhower Golf Club (Blue), No. 11, Colorado Springs
3. Eagle Ranch Golf Course, No. 12, Eagle

Staff Picks*
CommonGround Golf Course, No. 11
Fossil Trace Golf Club, No. 12
Walnut Creek Golf Preserve, No. 13, Westminster


Best Conditions (Public)
Reader’s Choice
1. The Golf Club at Bear Dance
2. Colorado National Golf Club
3. Heritage Eagle Bend Golf Club

Staff Picks*
Aurora Hills Golf Course
Littleton Golf and Tennis Club, Littleton
Green Valley Ranch Golf Club


The Broadmoor Golf Club - 2018 CAGGY Award Winner - Best Conditions

The Broadmoor Golf Club – 2018 CAGGY Award Winner – Best Conditions

Best Conditions (Resort)
Reader’s Choice
1. Broadmoor Golf Club
2. Beaver Creek Golf Club, Beaver Creek
3. Omni Interlocken Resort Golf Club, Broomfield

Staff Picks*
Broadmoor Golf Club
The Inverness Golf Club, Englewood
Red Sky Golf Club


Best Course for Families
Reader’s Choice
1. Colorado National Golf Club
2. CommonGround Golf Course
3. Applewood Golf Course

Staff Picks*
Broken Tee Golf Course
Homestead Golf Course, Lakewood
The Greg Mastriona Courses at Hyland Hills, Westminster

List of the best Colorado golf courses - Fox Hollow

Fox Hollow Golf Course


Best Course for Women
Reader’s Choice
1. Colorado National Golf Club
2. Heritage Eagle Bend Golf Club
T3. Aurora Hills Golf Course
T3. Park Hill Golf Club, Denver

Staff Picks*
Fossil Trace Golf Club
Kennedy Golf Course, Denver
The Links at Highlands Ranch, Highlands Ranch


Best Après-Golf Experience
Reader’s Choice
1. Broadmoor Golf Club
2. Arrowhead Golf Club
3. Colorado National Golf Club

Staff Picks*
The Golf Club at Bear Dance
The Ridge at Castle Pines
Topgolf, Centennial


Best Food
Reader’s Choice
1. Broadmoor Golf Club
2. Colorado National Golf Club
T3. The Golf Club at Bear Dance
T3. Topgolf

Staff Picks*
The Golf Club at Bear Dance
The Bridges Golf and Country Club
Riverdale Golf Courses


Arrowhead Golf Club - 2018 CAGGY Award Winner - Best Wedding/Party Venue

Arrowhead Golf Club – 2018 CAGGY Award Winner – Best Wedding/Party Venue

Best Wedding/Party Venue
Reader’s Choice
1. Arrowhead Golf Club
2. Broadmoor Golf Club
3. Colorado National Golf Club

Staff Picks*
Keystone Ranch Golf Club, Keystone
Inverness Hotel & Golf Club
Raccoon Creek Golf Course


Best Value
Reader’s Choice
1. CommonGround Golf Course
2. Colorado National Golf Club
3. The Golf Club at Bear Dance

Staff Picks*
Fox Hollow Golf Course
Plum Creek Golf & Country Club, Castle Rock
Wellshire Golf Course, Denver


Aurora Hills - 2018 CAGGY Award Winner - Best Course to Walk

Aurora Hills – 2018 CAGGY Award Winner – Best Course to Walk

Best to Walk
Reader’s Choice
1. Aurora Hills Golf Course
2. CommonGround Golf Course
3. Meadow Hills Golf Course, Aurora

Staff Picks*
CommonGround Golf Course
Flatirons Golf Course, Boulder
Kennedy Golf Course
The Inverness Golf Club


Best Course for Seniors
Reader’s Choice
1. Colorado National Golf Club
2. Aurora Hills Golf Club
3. Broken Tee Golf Course

Staff Picks*
Foothills Golf Course, Littleton
Heritage Eagle Bend Golf Club
Indian Tree Golf Club, Arvada
Todd Creek Golf Club, Thornton


Best Charity Tournament Venue
Reader’s Choice
1. Arrowhead Golf Club
2. Colorado National Golf Club
3. The Golf Club at Bear Dance

Staff Picks*
CommonGround Golf Course
The Inverness Golf Club
The Ridge at Castle Pines


Best Service
Reader’s Choice
1. CommonGround Golf Course
2. Colorado National Golf Club
3. The Golf Club at Bear Dance

Staff Picks*
The Broadmoor Golf Club
Red Sky Golf Club
Topgolf


Heritage Eagle Bend - 2018 CAGGY Award Winner - Most Underrated Course

Heritage Eagle Bend – 2018 CAGGY Award Winner – Most Underrated Course

Most Underrated Course
Reader’s Choice
1. Heritage Eagle Bend Golf Club
2. Colorado National Golf Club
3. Riverdale Golf Courses

Staff Picks*
The Links Golf Course, Highlands Ranch
King’s Deer Golf Club, Monument
Murphy Creek Golf Course, Aurora


Best Pace of Play
Reader’s Choice
1. Greenway Park Golf Course, Broomfield
2. The Golf Club at Bear Dance
3. Aurora Hills Golf Course

Staff Picks*
CommonGround Golf Course
Eagle Trace Golf Course
Vail Golf Club, Vail


*All staff picks listed alphabetically.

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  • Brian

    Nice to see the annual Colorado National ballot stuffing initiative was still in full force! Kudos to you this year on the staff picks though. Hard to argue with the majority of them and no WTH moments like last year!

    • Jon Rizzi

      Thanks, Brian. Appreciate it.

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