Telluride’s golf course has to be one of the worlds most dramatic—it’s surrounded by 14,000-foot peaks—and there are also several other renowned courses less than two hours away.
- Telluride golf courses are as high as 9,300 feet, and have some of the most dramatic scenery anywhere.
- There are other courses in nearby Ridgway and Montrose.
- The Telluride, Colorado, golf season usually runs from May to mid-October depending on conditions.
Playing golf in Telluride can be tough. Not because of the conditions—the course is world-class and the ball travels further at altitude—but because of the jaw-dropping scenery surrounding the 9,300-foot high course.
If you’ve already gone 18 holes deep at Telluride’s golf course, other courses in nearby Ridgway and Montrose are above average and can easily be reached in one day.
Telluride Golf Course
The pro shop and clubhouse located at 136 Country Club Drive inside the Peaks Resort in Mountain Village.
The course is a par 71 and stretches 6,739-yards through alpine meadows, aspen groves and towering pine trees. The course is usually open from May to mid-October depending on conditions.
Peak season rates are $190.
Call (970) 728-2606 for more information.
Divide Ranch & Club Ridgway
The course is a few miles northwest of Ridgway. From Ridgway, head west and turn right onto CR-24, then left on CR-1. Look for clubhouse signs.
The course is an 18-hole championship course running 7,039 yards with a 72 par. Course is challenging and runs through high-mesa forest of pinon, juniper and ponderosa pine with great views of the Uncompahgre Range and Mount Sneffels.
- Green Fees
Weekday (Tue-Thu): $49.00
Weekend (Fri-Sun): $69.00
Twighlight (After 2 p.m.): $49.00
Nine holes: $39.00
Call (970) 626-5284 for more information.
The Bridges Golf Club
The Bridges is located just a few miles southeast of downtown Montrose. Go east on Oak Grove Road off of CO-550.
The Bridges is an 18-hole course built by the Jack Nicklaus Design Group, and runs 7,207 yards with a par of 71.
- 18 holes: $72
- 9 Holes: $45
Call (970) 252-1119 for more information.