Bringing the Payne

Payne's Valley
Payne's Valley
HONOR GUARD: Tiger Woods designed Payne’s Valley, his first public course, to honor PGA TOUR great Payne Stewart. Woods wanted the 7,370-yard course to be mentally challenging but also player-friendly. PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY OF BIG CEDAR LODGE

With Payne’s Valley, Tiger Woods’ first public course, Branson has truly arrived as a golf destination.

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Breaking Trail at Saddleback

Historical Marker
Saddleback Golf Club
CHEERIO: The opening hole at Saddleback Golf Club is the start of an experience at one of Golf Digest’s Top-10 “Most Cheerful” places to play. PHOTOGRAPHS COURTESY OF SADDLEBACK GOLF CLUB

‘Not normal’ and proud of it: Northern Front Range course is No. 1 for fun and innovation.

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Finding the Silver Lining

Women Golfers
Golfers during Pandemic
A WELCOME RESPITE: While the novel coronavirus disrupted most aspects of daily life, golf experienced a renaissance in Colorado. PHOTOGRAPHS BY E.J. CARR

Here’s to continued growth for golf—minus the pandemic.

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Grilled Cheese GOAT

Grilled Cheese
Grilled Cheese
THE GREAT DEBATE: To fill or not to fill? The fillings of the King Kong sandwich from Grilled Cheese Society include sautéed mushrooms, Sambuca cream sauce, grilled onions, pepper jack and American cheeses. PHOTOGRAPH ©MARC PISCOTTY

The ABC’s of elevating the comfort favorite to sandwich glory.

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What, Me Worry?


By Anthony Cotton THIS FINE FAMILY, out for a stroll at the par-3 11th at Colorado Golf Club, is probably thinking they need to hurry back home in time to catch the rarest of game—for the first time ever, The Masters, that tribute to Spring, with its blooming azaleas and the greenest greens found outside … Read more