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Fossil Trace Golf Club

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A fun course.

Lots of fossils. This is a very pretty course and rather difficult. I played with a fellow who... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
Scenic golf: written by a non-golfing rider

Some courses are beautiful or interesting to visit and this is one. The only thing I didn't like... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
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64 Million Years in the Making... Fossil Trace Golf Club is one of Denver Colorado's premier public golf courses designed by renowned golf course architect Jim Engh. Located in Golden, Colorado - Fossil Trace Golf Club is nestled adjacent to the...more
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3050 Illinois St, Golden, CO 80401-6033
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Lots of fossils. This is a very pretty course and rather difficult. I played with a fellow who plays there alot which I found helpful. Pace of play was great the people in the shop and restaurant helped lot. I will go back.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DONN D
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Some courses are beautiful or interesting to visit and this is one. The only thing I didn't like was riding/playing under high voltage power lines for a few holes, that I could hear crackling and I think... a fenced-in boys correctional facility?! Hole 12 was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IowaBell
Reviewed August 13, 2018

The clubhouse is nice. We only ordered a drink a the bar, but it was pretty crowded so I took that as a good sign. The carts are GPS controlled, which can be awesome or limit your fun. It's handy to know your distance by...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Brooke W
Reviewed May 31, 2018

This had the most stunning scenery. A great place to play. Great club house, bar area for food and drinks if wanted. Kart girls frequently drove around. Very pleasant to speak with. Gave up tips and ideas on what else to do in Denver.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank amyfischer2018
Reviewed May 2, 2018

My husband wanted to celebrate his 50th birthday by playing golf at Fossil Trace with his friends (16 of them)! I was able to book online over a month in advance to ensure I got 4 tee times together. When we arrived, they were very...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Lazerojos
Reviewed October 9, 2017

Great views from this public course located in Golden, Co. Not your typical 'round the neighborhood' muni, centrally located in Golden with good views of the entire area. Elevation changes, dog legs, blind shots, sand and water strategically placed make every hole challenging and fun....More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank steven t
Reviewed September 28, 2017

This course is really fun. It has several very unique holes and layouts which I like. Some might say gimmicky but I still love it. There are numerous holes where the green is in a bowl. There are fossils beside one of the par 5's...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank michaelnT6540LP
Reviewed September 20, 2017

Typical of the West Denver area, the pace of play at Fossil Trace is between slow and dismal. The course is well maintained, with a scenic layout and few holes that aren't straight forward. There is no reason that a four-ball of 18 hdcprs should...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 25, 2017

Played in an outing at Fossil Trace. The course is beautiful, the scenery is fantastic and there are fossils to boot. What a wonderful time I had. The fossils are on display and worth visiting even if you do not golf. it is an 18-hole...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Chipperhigh2
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

Lots of elevation change. Blind tee/approach shots. And slick greens. Course can play firm and fast. Overall a very fun experience. Mining relics and Dino fossils add an element to golf not found anywhere else. Club house staff is friendly. Discounted rates can be found...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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