Castle Pines Golf Club

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Castle Pines Golf Club

Architect: Jack Nicklaus
Year: 1981

1000 Hummingbird Drive
Castle Rock, Colorado 80108
(303) 688-6000

Course Access: Private

driving range available
motorized golf carts and caddies available


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Routed over hilly terrain, this course features a variety of holes that take the player from the highest point, down to the lowest, and back up to the highest on both the front and back nine.  With a number of elevated tee boxes and mountain vistas Castle Pines is as beautiful as it is difficult.

Local Knowledge: The International was held here from 1986-2006 and was the first PGA Tour event to use the modified Stableford scoring system.  The chocolate milkshakes are not to be missed.

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The Itinerant Golfer

Castle Pines Golf Club

As I stated in my recent post about Cherry Hills Country Club, coming down the home stretch of my Top 100 quest I am left with many of the courses where I have struggled to make a contact over the last six years. This is certainly making the end of my journey an interesting challenge. Castle Pines Golf Club in Castle Rock has a reputation as a very exclusive club and was one of the courses that worried me from the very beginning as my list of friends in Colorado is a fairly short one and does not contain any golfers. Over the last few years I had met a few people who knew members at Castle Pines and thought they might be able to help, but nothing ever materialized so I just kept pushing it to the back burner. Now that I am nearing the end, the back burner is now the front burner. After making a few contacts to see if any of my friends knew people at Castle Pines I got lucky and found a solid lead. A few days later I received an email from a member inviting me to come visit the club. It was the first confirmed game for my Colorado trip and I was pretty excited about it. Castle Pines is one of the clubs on the list that I knew very little about. From 1986-2006 the PGA Tour made a stop here every year to play The International which was the first… More >