The Mount Vernon Canyon Club (MVCC) in Golden, Colo., sits at 7,600 feet and overlooks the city of Denver. Opening in 1923, MVCC has had numerous improvements made to its clubhouse over the years to capitalize on the magnificent views. Originally called the Mount Vernon Country Club, the name was changed because of its proximity…
The Golden, Colo., property, which closed its golf course after World War II, is changing its name from Mount Vernon Country Club to Mount Vernon Canyon Club as it shifts its focus away from dining and toward outdoor amenities. “The days of dining and dancing and dressing up don’t work in Colorado anymore,” said COO/General…
A fist fight between two golfers at the Golden, Colo., golf course has made the rounds online. Another golfer, Kevin Hu, captured the tussle on video, and speculated that the fight was the result of a pace-of-play conflict.
Thanks in part to the grant from Great Outdoors Colorado, the Prospect Recreation and Park District will likely acquire the public Golden, Colo., golf course and the surrounding property from owner Molson Coors for $13.5 million. The park district plans to maintain the golf course and use the rest of the property for trails and open space.
Voters have approved a tax increase to help the Prospect Recreation and Park District purchase and improve Applewood Golf Course in Golden, Colo., to prevent it from being redeveloped. In Port Richey, Fla., the county purchased the abandoned Timber Oaks Golf Course with the aim to build a network of storm-water ponds to ease flooding troubles.
Tom Henderson, from Round Hill Club in Greenwich, Conn., has been named the 62nd recipient of the PGA Golf Professional of the Year Award. Cameron McCormick, from Brook Hollow GC and Trinity Forrest GC in Dallas, was named the PGA Teacher of the Year.
Applewood West Holdings wants to build an active adult community that would include up to 400 homes on the Golden, Colo., golf course. In the suit, the Applewood Property Owners Association is arguing that development is prohibited under the Minerals Preservation Act.
Contributor Larry Olmsted compiled the list based on unusual location, historical significance, and the amount of work necessary to transform traditionally unattractive sites (flat desert wasteland, clay and copper mines, and a former cement factory) into acclaimed golf courses.