Golf is Utah's best kept secret, and contributes to an amazing lifestyle experience. Utah is home to five national parks, over ten world-class ski resorts, and some of the finest hiking in the world, yet golf also makes Utah a home. Surrounded by mountains, lakes, valleys, and forest - Utah's golf communities combine the luxury of country club living with the rugged outdoors. Park City in particular, is famous for many things including skiing, film festivals, and dinning. However, the golf communities combine all and more into an one incredible lifestyle. Our top four private courses that provide the perfect lifestyle for golf enthusiast are: Glenwild, Tuhaye, Red Ledges, and Promontory. Below is more information on each unique membership to find the perfect fit your lifestyle needs.
Glenwild Country Club
Designed by Tom Fazio, one of the most celebrated golf course designers of our time, this 7,564-yard, par-71 championship course challenges players of all levels while complementing the breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. With superb routing, awe-inspiring scenery, and a fine staff of caddies, the course features a meandering creek with a series of lakes and shot values that enhance its playability and scenic appeal, ensuring that it will become known as one of the finest golf courses in America. And that's just the beginning.
A host of recreational amenities are available including dining, spa facilities and treatment rooms, Camp Glenwild with indoor and outdoor activities for children, a fitness facility, and an exceptional year-round swimming facility. Fly fishing and tennis are offered during the summer months with cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in the winter months.
Tuhaye Country Club
Designed by Masters and British Open champion and Talisker Club – Tuhaye resident, Mark O’Meara, the golf course at Tuhaye offers five tees playing from 5,100 to 7,800 yards and was recognized as one of Golf Digest’s Top 10 Best New Courses in America as well as one of the Top 12 Private Communities in America, according to Forbes magazine. Our most recent accolade is the best one yet. On Golfweek’s Best 2020: Top 200 Residential Golf Courses list, our O’Meara masterpiece was named the #1 best course in Utah. Read the article here.
Your private Park City lifestyle - Gracing a spectacularly scenic swath of the Wasatch Mountains in the central Rockies, Talisker Club is Park City’s only four-club one membership community presenting an incomparable collection of mountain, Main Street, backcountry and country club destinations. It’s akin to an all-access pass for every season to a remarkable life. To belong is to be part of a family of kindred spirits who desire nothing more than savoring the simple pleasures of shared time and building memories with loved ones. Learn more about the lifestyle opportunities here.
Red Ledges Country Club
The world-class Jack Nicklaus Signature Course at Red Ledges features 18 holes, all with stunning views of the Rocky Mountains and Park City region. The golf course’s playing surfaces include A1 bent grass greens with seaside two creeping bent grass on all tees and fairways. The rough features a mixture of rye grass, blue grass and fescue. Detailed care was taken to ensure preservation of surrounding natural beauty during development. With no two holes alike, over 700 feet of elevation change and four sets of tees to accommodate all ages and abilities, golfers will use every club in their bag when playing 18 holes at this stunning course.
Designed to incorporate and accentuate the beauty of the existing landscape, our golf course winds through juniper lined canyons, along dramatic red rock cliffs and atop elevated ridges with stunning vistas of the surrounding Wasatch Mountains. “With the dramatic natural topography and views, the course we designed at Red Ledges is among the finest in the West,” says Nicklaus. “You get a Signature golf course with 18 signature holes.”
The Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course at Red Ledges has quickly captured many of the finest awards presented in the golfing world. In December of 2009, GOLF Magazine rated the course as the “#1 Best New Private Course in America.” In 2011 and 2012 Red Ledges was named one of Golfweek’s “Top 100 Residential Courses” and won “Utah Best of State” award for seven consecutive years; 2010-2016. These ratings are a testimonial to that unique feeling the Red Ledges private golf club offers to players of all abilities. Playing the course at Red Ledges is an experience not soon forgotten.
Red Ledges features spectacular scenery and a lifestyle of relaxed luxury, minutes from Park City. With world-class amenities for every season, Red Ledges offers an award-winning Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course and first-of-its kind family-friendly Golf Park, tennis and pickleball programing, an active member ski club, and an equestrian center. The luxurious clubhouse features a full-service restaurant and bar, signature sports shop, fitness club, and serene pool, while the lively Village Center offers a resort-style pool complex with a water slide, playground, lap-swimming lanes, lawn games, and a poolside bar and grill.
Red Ledges members gather together to enjoy a robust schedule of fitness and recreational activities, both within and beyond the community gates. The Club’s curated group wellness and recreation programs include yoga and fitness classes, weekly bike rides, cross country ski excursions, snowshoe hikes, snowmobiling, equestrian outings, cooking classes and more. With a full schedule of member events and activities, there is always opportunities to develop lasting friendships and to experience the mountain lifestyle. This strong sense of community is what makes Red Ledges one of the best private communities in the area. View more experiences that Red Ledges has to cater to your lifestyle here.
Promontory Country Club
Promontory rewards those who have a deep-seated passion for one-of-a-kind golf experiences. Come find your game at the award-winning Pete Dye Canyon Course or Painted Valley Golf Course — a Jack Nicklaus signature design. Golf Digest magazine ranked the Dye and Nicklaus courses #2 and #3 in Utah, respectively. Simply put, no other golf community in Park City can offer a comparable experience. View the 2020 book of golf here.
The Pete Dye Canyon Golf Course has received numerous accolades, including Golf Inc. magazine’s “Golf Development of the Year.” The Pete Dye Clubhouse, an architectural design gem, anchors this beautiful course and together they provide some of the best golf in Park City, Utah. Learn more.
Consider this: As a member of the Promontory private golf club, you and your guest have the privilege of playing the only Painted Valley course in Utah. Golf Digest ranked this course the 3rd Best “New Private Course” in the U.S. in 2007. Where else can you find such a rewarding golf experience? View details.
The Promontory lifestyle is about so much more than world-class amenities and endless activities for you and your family. It’s about coming here and immersing yourself in the natural beauty surrounding you and enjoying all the community has to offer. It’s about waking up each morning and pursuing your passion, whatever it may be. It’s about making a promise to yourself – to rediscover who you are and reconnect with those you love the most – and keeping that promise in each and every meaningful moment. Watch this video to gain an insight into your new lifestyle at Promontory.
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Utah's geography allows for the lifestyle to continue outside the country club. If you are looking for more golf courses around dinning, shopping, or the airport, check out just a few of Utah's public courses here. Booking tee times are as easy as clicking here or visit https://forums.golfwrx.com/profile/568160-rachoberg1/.
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