Telluride golf course open for biz

Posted By: Zeke Piestrup on June 9, 2010 4:15 pm

TELLURIDE, CO — The greens are manicured and the tee boxes prepped, and the Telluride Golf Course opened a stellar course this spring, May 28. Telluride’s 18-hole, par-70 course opens for the 2010 golf season with great conditions and beautiful scenery at 9,500 feet in elevation.

“The course is in great shape,” said Director of Golf, Sean Tannehill. “The crew has done a fantastic job, and we are looking forward to a full summer lineup of tournaments and events.”

The Telluride Golf Course offers Value Season rates through June 20. Green fees are $160 beginning at 10:30 a.m., $95 from 2 p.m. – 4p.m. (Twilight) and $70 after 4 p.m. (Sunset).  Regular Season rates will begin June 21.

The Pro Shop offers lessons from PGA certified professionals, Dan Smith and Carol Price. The Pro Shop also offers custom club fitting and the latest in equipment and apparel. A full lineup of summer tournaments includes:
    •    Play for Pink on July 14, a benefit for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Please call the Pro Shop at 970-728-2606 for registration and information.
    •    Strokes of Genius Charity Golf Tournament (formerly Benchmark) July 31-August 1, a benefit for the scholarship fund for Telluride high school graduates. For more information visit or call 970-728-8717.  
    •    6th Annual Steve Butts Memorial Tournament on August 21, a benefit for the Telluride Ski & Snowboard Club. For more information call Telluride Ski and Snowboard Club at 970-728-6163 x10.
    •    12th Annual TASP Tournament on September 16, a benefit for Telluride Adaptive Sports Program. For more information and to register to play, please contact the T.A.S.P office at 970-728-5010 or email

Memberships are available to the Telluride Ski & Golf Club. More than just an ordinary country club, the Telluride Ski & Golf Club is actually three clubs in one, including the world-class Telluride Ski Resort, spectacular Telluride Golf Club and the Spa at the Peaks, plus a full line-up of social events and planned activities. For more information on club membership, please call Rachel Bowers at 970-728-7302 or visit

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