Saturday, May 22, 2010

What to do with your Summer in PC...

With the Summer months ahead of us, it's time to start thinking about how we are going to spend the days...Here is a commitment for you: a weekly review of a fun thing to do around town.  Of course I will tell you all about it, and then give you the mileage from our neighborhood to show you how convenient this place really is!  While it snowed last night I can't stop thinking about golf...so this week I'm reviewing Park City Golf Course.

Personally, I love this course.  I have played it many times and the greens are always in great shape and faster than your normal public course.  The setting is to die for and if you are lucky enough to be around in the fall there is no better place to enjoy the leaves changing than on the golf course.

My favorite hole is no. 6 which is a short downhill par 4.  Club selection off the tee is tricky and the approach shot to a fairly narrow green has to be thoughtful as there is a pond in front!  The staff is always friendly and there is easy access to food and drink (which is always a top priority for me)!  While the driving range and practice facility is the one downfall to the course you have to take it with a grain of salt as the real estate is scarce around this golf course that literally backs up to Park City Mountain Resort.

They take online reservations
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...here is snipit from the website for your info:

"First built in 1963 as a nine-hole course, this William Neff, signature golf course was redesigned to its current 18-holes in 1976. In 2003, #18 was redesigned by William Neff Jr., and has proven to be one of the classic finishing holes in Utah. In addition to providing professionally designed and well kept greens, Park City Golf Club's elevation of 6700 feet can actually add distance to your shots while you play on a course that is typically 10 to 15 degrees cooler than most courses in the area-a definite bonus during the hot summer months."

Current rates are below:

Regular Season: Friday before Memorial Day through mid September.

Resident 18 Hole* Walking $32.00
Resident 18 Hole with Cart $46.00
Non-Resident 18 Hole Walking $43.00
Non-Resident 18 Hole with Cart $57.00
Resident 9 Hole Walking $16.00
Resident 9 Hole with Cart $23.00
Non-Resident 9 Hole Walking $21.50
Non-Resident 9 Hole with Cart $28.50

Last but not least from door to door Park City Golf Course is a mere 5.8 miles from the Retreat!  Woo hoo!!



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