Best of 2016: Top 20 golf courses in Colorado

The top golf courses in Colorado received mile-high ratings from golfers over the course of the past year. We examined the reviews of courses from Denver to the Front Range and Rocky Mountains. The top-rated course, based on your reviews, is a repeat of our 2015 best-of Colorado list.

To compile our state lists, we used a similar method to that of our our national Top 50 ranking. A course's score is based on their overall (50%) rating and subcategory average (50%). Reviews are weighted based on how prolific that reviewer is on Golf Advisor, and a course receives a bump in their rating if their score is better than that reviewer's average score.

Don't see your favorite Colorado golf course? You can make your voice heard by writing a review here.

Top courses by subcategory in Colorado in 2016

Course layout: Ridge Course at Castle Pines North
Course conditions: Ute Creek Golf Club
Value: Pole Creek Golf Club
Off-course amenities: Pole Creek Golf Club
Pace of play: Ute Creek Golf Club
Staff friendliness: Ford's Colony Country Club at Williamsburg

Top 20 courses in Colorado in 2016

Grand Lake


Littleton


Westminster


Silverthorne


Larkspur


New Castle


Avon


Breckenridge


Littleton


Castle Rock


Grand Junction


Elizabeth


Fort Morgan


Longmont


Aurora


Littleton


Granby


Broomfield


Granby


Tabernash


Brandon Tucker is the Sr. Managing Editor for GolfPass and was the founding editor of Golf Advisor in 2014, he was the managing editor for Golf Channel Digital's Courses & Travel. To date, his golf travels have taken him to over two dozen countries and nearly 600 golf courses worldwide. While he's played some of the most prestigious courses in the world, Tucker's favorite way to play the game is on a great muni in under three hours. Follow Brandon on Twitter at @BrandonTucker and on Instagram at @btuck34.
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