You probably already know about the wide range of activities you can take up while in Aurora and we’re sure a lot of you guys are looking for a way to spend an active weekend while in the City. That’s why we bring you this list of the best golf courses around the City of Aurora. No matter if you’re almost professional or someone who has never seen a golf stick, Aurora has got just the perfect golf course for you.
Aurora Hills Golf Course
Located in the South Peoria Street since 1969, this 18-hole public golf course is a favorite place for a lot of local people. You don’t need to think about your skills when you’re coming here, because the course has 4 different sets of tees in order to fit anyone’s preferences. The distance between the longest tees is over 6700 yards, which definitely deserves to have a place between the best golf courses around the City of Aurora.
Heather Gardens Golf Course
This public, 9-hole executive course, being positioned between I-225, Parker Road and Yale Ave is very easy to reach. Although it has different sets of tees for players of all ranks, it will definitely challenge even the best golfer. With the distance of 2,461 yards, this par 32 course will provide a true test for your golf skills. We’re sure you’ll also love the beautiful surroundings and the peacefulness of the area. If you’d like to know more about the course, check our Heather Gardens Golf Course article.
Meadow Hills Golf Course
You can’t talk about golf in Aurora without mentioning Meadow Hills! This place used to be a country club, but with some of the most spectacular landscapes seen in Aurora, this place makes the perfect golf-getaway location. It features 18 holes, just like the first one. so it’s up to you to decide which one of them to visit first.
Murphy Creek Golf Course
Murphy Creek is the place you come for great amenities. Delicious food and a wide range of beverages to choose from combined with a rustic-farming theme make this golf course a local’s favorite place. Did you know it was ranked in Golf Digest’s America’s Top Ten Best New Courses for 2002? Well, that must be one of the Top Ten reasons to visit Murphy Creek.
Saddle Rock Golf Course
Once a home of the Colorado Open, today a desirable location for a high-end experience which owns its design to Dick Phelps. And we have only one word to describe this 18-hole course completely: elevation! We assure you these crazy elevation changes will make you lose your mind over this course. But, if you don’t feel like that’s your cup of tea, you can switch to those on a bit flatter ground. Even if you don’t play golf at all, the scenic landscapes and magnificent sunrise over the park will make your visit to Saddle Rock worth remembering.
Springhill Golf Course
All of the Courses mentioned before are regular 18-hole courses, but this one’s different. It consists of a 10 par 3’s, six par 4’s and two par 5’s – perfect for the golf amateur to practice their shots. We find the surroundings of Springhill a bit plain, but maybe it’s better for you not to be distracted by the landscape while you’re at it. You will finish this course a bit faster than the others, leaving you just enough time to take a walk through the great open space of Springhill.
But, which one to pick between the best golf courses around the City of Aurora?
Whichever you pick… We’re sure you won’t be disappointed. But, if you want to have a blast playing golf, we do have some guidelines to follow. If you’re a complete beginner, it might be the best to start with Springhill Golf Course since its 10 par 3’s can help you in practicing your golf stick moves.
If you’re into a bit classy weekend-experience, go for Saddle Rock. It might be only a golf course, but the breathtaking landscape and perfectly arranged surroundings will make you feel like you’ve traveled way further.
Maybe the ones listed here aren’t enough? Check here for a list of the best golf courses throughout the State. Hope you’ll manage to pick one for yourself!