Four Reasons Sand Hollow Resort’s Championship Course is Utah’s Favorite

Sand Hollow Resort's Championship Course

Southern Utah is truly a golfer’s paradise. The area is home to some incredible golf courses, but without a doubt, the award-winning Championship Course at Sand Hollow Resort is Utah’s stand out. With steep ridgelines, deep canyons, and expansive elevations, the Championship Course provides one of the most incredible golf experiences in the country. People from all over the world travel to Sand Hollow Resort for a game of golf, and there’s plenty of reasons why!

A golfer tees off on Sand Hollow's Championship Course

1.  Incredible Views

Nestled in the southwest desert landscape, the Championship Course at Sand Hollow Resort takes full advantage of Southern Utah’s natural beauty. The incredible views, including that of Zion National Park, Pine Valley Mountain, and Red Cliffs State Park, create the perfect backdrop for the course. The dramatic elevation change that extends across a towering ridge line makes The Championship Course’s last nine unlike anything else you’ll experience in the West. According to Golf Digest, “To step on the 11th tee is to step on the edge of the world!”. You may be tempted to replace your clubs with a camera on your first shot on the back nine!

2.  Unbeatable Weather

Southern Utah is known as Utah’s golf capital for a good reason. Winters tend to be fairly mild and much more forgiving in this area, making Southern Utah’s golf courses extremely popular destinations for golfers during the winter season. On the other hand, summertime is also a great time to visit, as the off-season results in non-peak pricing. No matter what time of year you choose to visit, it’s easy to enjoy world-class golf year-round at Sand Hollow Resort.

3.  An Award-Winning Course 

Sand Hollow's Championship Course - Par 3

Since 2009, The Championship Course has been rated  #1 in Utah’s and  one of Golfweek’s Top 100 Resort Courses. The course regularly receives national recognition for providing golfers with a unique experience unlike anywhere else. After one round on the Championship Course, you’ll see why it’s a favorite of golfers in Utah and across the country! 

4.  Stay and Play 

Sand Hollow Resort is the perfect place to stay and play. With hundreds of comfortable accommodations that sleep one to 25 people, Sand Hollow Resort is a great choice for overnight, weeklong, or year-round stays. There’s nothing quite like enjoying a round of golf during the day and then unwinding the same night in a spacious villa that includes all of the necessary amenities for an enjoyable vacation.

When it comes to playing 18 on the Championship Course at Sand Hollow Resort, the Course Designer, John Fought, said it best, “Once you finish your first round on the Championship Course, you can’t wait to come back.”

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