Colorado Getaways 2023: Red Sky Golf Club

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WITH TWO MAGNIFICENT GOLF COURSES – one designed by Greg Norman and the other by Tom Fazio — Red Sky Golf Club provides a welcome treat for summer mountain fun. They can be the sundae of an excursion to Eagle County, or just the cherry on the top. “Red Sky has the most beautiful setting to play the game,” said Andrew Hedrick, Red Sky’s general manager and director of golf. “Red Sky is a pure golf experience that once someone has the opportunity to take in the experience, it will automatically give them a sensation to return.” The Fazio course is shorter – though still more than 7,000 yards from the back – but requires a little more care in getting the ball in the right position off the tee. The views of Vail’s back bowls are stunning. The Norman course is longer, so the fairways open up more widely. Swing away! Red Sky is 20 minutes down Interstate 70 from Vail, and two hours from Denver International Airport.

Red Sky is a members-only course but is available to book for people who staying at any of their partner lodging facilities in the region – 28 in Beaver Creek and nine more in Vail. Partners include lodges such as the Hummingbird, Market Square, Christie and Elkhorn lodges in Beaver Creek and Vail’s Ritz Carlton, The Solaris, The Hythe, The Sebastian and Four Seasons Vail. Red Sky makes for the perfect location to use as a break from more robust outdoor pursuits in the region – the best of the mountain region – or as a perfect golf tour.

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Stay and Play Options

The Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch in nearby Avon features rooms, suites and villas large enough for a family visit or a weekend trip, as well as fitness center, dining and a spa.

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Arrabelle at Vail Square is ground-zero in the heart of Vail’s Lionshead Village during the winter season, but offers travelers great accommodations and easy access to the region’s amenities.

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The Westin Riverfront features gorgeous surroundings and a prime location in Avon, opening up the entire region of possibilities.


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