Keystone was rated one of the top golf resorts in the country by
"Golf Magazine" and "Golf Digest."
River Course, designed by Hurdzan-Fry, is an eco-sensitive marvel
that skirts bike paths, wetlands and the Snake River on the front
nine before ascending to higher ground on the back, where the views
of the Gore Range and Continental Divide are spectacular - and the
200-foot drop at the par-four 16th is dizzying."
Golf Magazine, February 2002
Above: River Golf Course. Photo by Leisa Gibson, Vail Resort
- The Snake River winds through the par-71 Hurdzan-Fry
- The course features a 200-foot drop in elevation, 5 to 6 tee
boxes per hole and spectacular views of
- snow-capped peaks.
- During the winter, the course transforms into Keystone's
the River Course at Keystone
||Nearly 200 ft.
|Most scenic holes
||1,7,15 and 18
|Most difficult holes
||5 and 16
|Number of bunkers
|Number of water hazards
|Number of acres of sod
|Longest hole (yardage)
||5 (563 yards)
|Type of greens
||Bent grass (L-93)
|Type of grass
(tees, fairways and roughs)
||Dr. Michael Hurdzan and Dana
- Practice facilities, including driving range, putting green and
- On-course beverage cart service
- Professional instruction and fully-stocked pro shop
- It took seven years to plan the course; three to build it.
- The River Course opened in 2000 to rave reviews.
- Dr. Michael Hurdzan and Dana Fry designed the environmentally
- Golfers will see sagebrush, native grasses and 12 different
kinds of wildflowers
- You may also see elk herds and other wildlife. Wildlife
corridors and wetlands were incorporated into the design
Food & Beverage - River Course Grill
- Located in the clubhouse
- Breakfast starting at 8am
- Lunch on the sunny patio overlooking the course
Soup, salads and sandwiches
- Après-golf at the bar and on the patio 2:30-7:00pm
- Prices $4.50-10