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4.6
105 Reviews (105)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.2
Value
4.8
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.2
99.2%
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101 out of 105 reviews
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4.7
23 Reviews (23)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.9
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.9
100.0%
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23 out of 23 reviews
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4.7
26 Reviews (26)
5 Stars
17
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.9
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.9
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26 out of 26 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private/Resort
Par 72
Length 6267 yards
Slope 123
Rating 70.2
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Rifle Creek Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1960
Golf Season Open: 2/01 Closed: 11/15
Architect Dick Phelps (1989)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities, Lockers

Accolades

Reviews

4.6
105 Reviews (105)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 7
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 6
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 7

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Reviews 6
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Used cart

Fun, Early Season Round

Well, the Golf Now deal of the day screamed $15 a round, which includes cart (roughly $18 and change with tax).
So, needing to get a round in and get out of Vail Valley to a warmer, lower climate in spring, I decided to jump on the deal.
I grabbed a buddy and we drove the 1.5 hours to the little town of Rifle. Straight shot down I-40.
Arriving at the course a few miles north of town approacing Rifle Gap, the course immediately drew some comparisons to a similar course up the road a ways: Lakota Canyon.
Both courses have 9 holes on the "flats" and 9 holes snaking their way back into the canyons of the nearby bald rock and cedar.
The front 9 of Rifle was as about as boring and municipal golf course as you could get. Very little fairway grass or imagination with the layout. However, once we crossed the road to the Back 9, things got much more interesting. The Back 9 was in much better shape, prettier and much more fun and challenging.
The staff was outstandingly friendly and helfpul and we waited no time from car to tee or vice versa. Easy Peasy.
We both realized that the season was early and the course would become even better as the warm weather progressed, so we vowed to come back for another round, now that we know where to hit it.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great place!

Friendly atmosphere and great course. The pro is a great guy and runs things very well! Will return again and again.
One of the most impressive back 9's anywhere.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Rifle Creek

Super friendly staff. One of the best golf courses I have ate at, great food. Fun, but challenging course to play especially the back 9. The greens were a little rough I thought This time, but overall, course is in good shape.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

We all like the course

We ail liked the course.we we'll be back.the lay out was nice.the staff were very nice.keep up the good work.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The course was great

I play the course a few years back and it's still in good shape.my friends well be back thank you all for a good time .keep up good job.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great value for the money

Needs more on course beverage services. Been there multiple times and only seen beer cart two or three times. Front nine has fast, slanted greens. Overall I love this course, golf has become affordable and I can finally work on my game.

Thanks golf now!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great Golf

Wonderful mountain scenery challenging course hospitable staff! I highly recommend it and will certainly return often.

Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Great course and beautiful location in the low rocky hill, back side is to die for.

Great course and even better restraint. The guacobacon burger was more than could eat. The course is in good shape and greens while fast were well taken care of.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Descent Course with great views.

Fairways in great shape and greens were good. Some greens were difficult due to slopes. The course was much more than expected given the price.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

good advice

got round in before the rain came pro shop watched radar

Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

great mix of old and new

beautiful course. play rifle creek every year on our drive to Las vegas, wish I could play there more often

Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Back nine is fun.

We like the back nine which has elevation changes.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Very fun to play

Two different 9s offer challenges to all abilities. Enjoyed the views and had fun.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

elevated tee boxes

the views from the elevated tee boxes were amazing.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Great experience....

Wow... when we were teeing off on #1 a couple drove by in their cart and heard her say "now the fun begins". We figured out later why she made that statement.... The back nine is one of the most scenic and toughest 9 we have played. what a wonderful time.... Ready to play there again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The course has a variety of holes which makes it very interesting to play.

I recommend this course. With a variety of holes links and distances it's very outstanding course for the price.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good course, would play again.

Good golf course for money. Front and back nine totally different. Greens in good shape. Fun little track, not extremely hard but enough of a challenge to be fun. Staff very friendly. Enjoyable place to play.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Fair weather
Used cart

great Value for mountain golf

The front nine is a traditional municipal type course and flat. The back nine are similar to Arrowhead with changes in elevation on 7 of the 9 holes. Great value for the very reasonable cost.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Lightning fast Greens and beautiful backdrop

I really enjoyed this golf course , from the ever changing/blind tee shots, to the pin placement and slope rating, this made for a challenging yet simple round of golf! If your shooting em straight, you'll have no problem owning this course. If your not on the other hand, bring a few sleeves of balls!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

Rifle

Fun course. Super hard greens!! So windy, it was ridiculous!!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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