Fossil Trace Golf Club

4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Fossil Trace Golf Club Est. 2003

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Fossil Trace Golf Club is home to a well-rated and pleasantly testing golf course. This open parkland and prairie-style layout should not disappoint, with many attractive features and several excellent holes to enjoy. Plenty of golfing challenge, a well-crafted design and usually good upkeep all contribute to the appeal of this course. One to include on your play list if you are in the area.

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Fossil Trace Golf Club
3050 Illinois St,
Golden, Colorado 80401
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Office   +1 (303) 277 8750
Pro Shop   +1 (303) 277 8750

  +1 (720) 497 0690

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Golf Pro
Jim Hajek (PGA, Head Golf Professional)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Open parkland & prairie style.
Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
Surroundings: Open countryside and limited residential.
Designer: James (Jim) Engh
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6831 5933 4681
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 72.5 68.3 66.5
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How2Get There?

2.5 mi SE of Golden / 12 mi W of downtown Denver.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes (walking) at peak times in high season (mid-April thru' mid-Oct): Mon-Thur $58; Fri-Sun $68. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Public course - visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Walking permitted. Golf carts, fitted with GPS, available to rent.

Practice facilities
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Did you know?

Fossil Trace is so called due to events that occurred here approximately 64-million years ago. Dinosaurs once walked where holes 11 through 15 now sit. Triceratops footprints, as well as other prehistoric fossils can be viewed adjacent to the 12th green.

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Latitude: (39.735896)
Longitude: (-105.211494)
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