Granby Ranch Announces Summer Golf Event Calendar

Dec 10, 2014

 

 

 

 

Granby Ranch Announces Summer Golf Event Calendar
-Golf Granby Ranch rounds up summer fun and competition on its beautiful mountain course

Granby, Colo. – Granby Ranch, the four-season mountain getaway located 90 minutes from Denver, today released its summer line-up of golf events. Golf Granby Ranch boasts one of the most beautiful mountain golf courses in Colorado as well as a friendly atmosphere for golfers of all levels and affordable green fees. Competitive tournaments and championships, family-friendly playtime and youth camps assure summertime fun on the Golf Granby Ranch greens that won’t be subpar.

Located at the base of Ski Granby Ranch, two distinct nines spread out among outstanding views looking north toward Rocky Mountain National Park. The front nine plays alongside the Fraser River through native wetlands while the back nine plays up the narrow valley with picturesque view of the Rocky Mountains, with some impressive changes in elevation. There’s even a two-hole family golf course that’s perfect for teaching youngsters the game.

For more information on these events, lodging and other activities at Granby Ranch, visit www.granbyranch.com.

  • Grand Classic Tournament - June 19-20

The 16th annual 36 hole Grand Classic Tournament is a 2 best ball of the foursome event at Pole Creek Golf Club & Golf Granby Ranch.  Which includes drinks, appetizers, dinner and a silent auction benefiting the Grand Foundation and Fraser Valley Recreation District Youth Programs. Cost is $1200 per team

  • Nike Jr. Golf Camp – Jun 22-25 or Aug. 3-6

Golfers of all abilities, ages 9 to 16, are invited to this annual camp. Monday to Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., campers will enjoy three hours of range instruction in the morning followed by a complimentary lunch and course instruction in the afternoon. $550 per student.

  • Perfect Pro Drive - June 26, 4 p.m.

This nine-hole event starts players from a “perfect drive” at each hole for a fast and fun round of play. Cost is $25 per player and includes a $5 player prize pool!

  • Big Cup - June 28, July 5, Aug. 23

Players of all ages are invited to Granby Ranch for six holes cut with an eight-inch cup cutter. Cost is $10 per person and includes the chance to win a $5 per player prize pool.

  • Couples Night of Nine and Dine - July 11, 4:30 p.m.

Golf Granby Ranch invites you for date night with 9 holes of golf and dinner. $50 per person covers nine holes of golf, family style appetizer, choice of dinner entrees and complimentary Arnold Palmers. Friendly competition is encouraged for a $5 player prize pool.

  • CGA Junior Tournament - July 20-21

The Colorado Junior Golf Association presents this tournament hosted at Granby Ranch for players aged 11 to 18. Cost is $100 per player for GCA members.

  • Glow Ball - July 31, Aug. 28

This unique annual event presents Granby’s spacious green under a full moon on two summer nights and equips players with glowing golf balls! Participants play nine holes for $25 with prizes

  • Menhennentt Tournament - Sept. 19

This is the 25st year for this popular scholarship event! The event is in memory of Glenn Menhennett, a graduate of Kremmling Union School in 1941. The Glenn F. Menhennett Memorial Scholarship was established in 1990 and have given out 28 scholarships to East and West Grand seniors enrolling in University, College or Trade School. Two $2,500 scholarships will be awarded in 2015. Cost is $100 per player.

 

About Granby Ranch (www.granbyranch.com)
Located just 90 minutes from Denver and just 15 minutes from Winter Park and the western entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park, Granby Ranch is not a typical mountain getaway. It’s a peaceful mountain retreat that allows people to be closer to the mountains. After connecting with nature, guests and residents connect with one another by gathering at the Grill or around the fire pit for drinks or s’mores. Granby Ranch delivers Colorado skiing for less than other mountain resorts and strongly appeals to families and empty nesters who can stay in a privately owned slope-side condo, townhome, cabin or luxury home rental on their Colorado mountain getaway. Year-round activities range from fishing and golfing to hiking, biking and skiing.

 

Contacts:

Wenda Huseman, V.P. Marketing & Sales at Granby Ranch, whuseman@granbyranch.com
Gaylene Ore, Ore Communications, gaylene@orecommunications.com

 

 

 

 

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