CommonGround Golf Course

CommonGround Golf Course

Architect: Tom Doak
Year: 2009

10300 E. Golfers Way
Aurora, Colorado 80010
(303) 340-1520

Course Access: Public

driving range available
motorized golf carts and caddies available

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Built on what was once an Air Force base, this flat piece of land yielded a surprisingly fun and enjoyable golf course.  With strategy and options on nearly every hole, a fun set of greens, and an affordable green fee, this course is a gem.

Local Knowledge: One of the few public non-resort courses with a top notch caddie program.

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The Itinerant Golfer

CommonGround Golf Course

The first game of my trip to Colorado was at CommonGround Golf Course which is located in the town of Aurora. My buddy Fred from Philadelphia was with me on this trip, so once we met up at the airport we drove out to a hotel in Aurora so we would be near the golf course the next morning. A few hours later we were up and out the door for our 7:30am tee time that cost us all of $52 . . . yes, just $52, that is correct. CommonGround Golf Course is a really interesting story that has intrigued me since I first learned of the project back in 2008 when the course was still in the construction phase. The overall intent of the project was to create a golf facility that would be accessible and affordable to all, hence the name CommonGround. From my perspective this is a great idea and it would be nice if there were more places like this across the country. I like the clever name they came up with to go along with the project too. As I understand the story, the course is jointly owned by the Men’s and Women’s Colorado Golf Associations who were able to acquire the land for little to nothing from a nearby Air Force base. Once they had the land they hired premiere golf course architect Tom Doak to mold the basically flat property into something interesting - all the while keeping within a budget of… More >