Colorado Golf News
The Ultimate Mountain Fantasy Golf Package
Antlers Fantasy Golf Challenge" Offers Lodging and Golf at Six Unique High-Altitude Courses
The other day I broke 70; that's a lot of clubs!" quipped comedian Henny Youngman; you might need a lot of clubs to rise to the Antlers at Vail Fantasy Golf Challenge, a 108-hole, 6-day, 6-course golfing adventure, available throughout Vail's 2012 golf season. The package includes lodging and golf for two at six extraordinary mountain golf courses - each with its own unique terrain and personality:
1. Vail Golf Club
(www.vailrec.com/venues_golfclub.htm), highest of the courses at 8,200 feet and known for its laid-back Colorado attitude
2. EagleVail Golf Club
(www.eaglevail.org/golf.html) a Golf Digest four-star rated Devlin/Von Hagge-designed 18-hole championship course
3. Sonnenalp Golf Course
(www.sonnenalp.com/activities/golf/the_course.html), a championship, links-style membership course
4. Eagle Ranch Golf Course
(www.eagleranchgolf.com), designed by Arnold Palmer and known as the local's favorite
5. Cotton Ranch Golf Club
(www.cottonranchclub.com), the only Pete Dye Signature Course in the Vail Valley
6. Lakota Canyon Ranch
(http://lakotacanyonranch.com/golf.htm) in Newcastle, with elevated tee boxes dropping 100 feet to the fairway
Golfers who complete the six-course challenge will win a limited-edition golf cap and a custom assortment of top-quality golf balls from the participating courses. Prices for the 6-day, 6 night package start at $995, subject to availability; golfers may also stay and play for as little as one day/one night. Per-night golf/lodging packages start as low as $139 per person in the spring and fall, and $199 in the summer. Packages include double occupancy in a spacious studio suite at the Antlers at Vail hotel, golf cart rental, range balls and greens fees for an 18-hole round of golf, subject to availability.
The Antlers at Vail offers condominiums ranging from studio suites up to 4 bedrooms, all with full kitchens, fireplaces and outdoor balconies. Every room has all the comforts of home, and the property includes a sparkling heated outdoor pool, a fitness room, two hot tubs, saunas, and a free parking garage. Conveniently located on the banks of Gore Creek and just steps from the Lionshead Gondola, the property is proud to be a Green Star rated business; Green Star (www.greenstarinc.org) is a voluntary national program that assists businesses in taking a hands-on role in caring for the environment. The Antlers is also a perennial winner of the Vail Valley Platinum Service Award.
For more information, call 1-800-843-8245 or visit the Antlers web site at www.antlersvail.com.
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