Castle Pines’ Grand (Re)Opening

BACK IN THE day, when Jack and Cally Vickers designed the clubhouse at Castle Pines Golf Club, the idea was to provide a home away from home for the membership. And, as grand as that initial effort may have been, as is often the case with homes, the time has come for a face-lift. “If … Read more

Castle Pines Founder Jack Vickers Passes Away

The creator of The International, an annual PGA Tour stop, was 93 By Jon Rizzi The flags at Castle Pines Golf Club and Sanctuary Golf Course will fly at half-staff this week in honor of Jack A. Vickers, Jr., who died September 24 at the age of 93. In 1981 Vickers founded Castle Pines, where … Read more

Five Colorado Gems Among Top 100 U.S. Residential Courses

Colorado Golf Club gate

Golfweek ranks Colorado Golf Club, Castle Pines Golf Club, Glacier, Redlands Mesa and Ravenna among best residential courses in the country. By Jon Rizzi While many golf purists scorn the presence of homes along the fairways, golf courses and residential real estate have been joined at the dogleg since the early 1900s, when residential courses … Read more

Fabulous Golf Fare in Phoenix

The Boulders golf fare

In golf there are few experiences more palatable than the post-round respite — be it while enjoying a score-boasting libation, or even better, a sit-down meal that celebrates an indelible day on the links. In Phoenix, it’s probable you will enjoy great golf and great grub in the same locale. And in many cases, it … Read more