Canyons Golf Course

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Canyons Golf Course in Park City Mountain Resort, surrounded by breathtaking mountain vistas. This is a public, 18-hole golf course with a private golf course vibe. The course was designed by Gene Bates and opened to the public in 2015. Gene Bates, of course, is a renowned golf course architect with more than 25 years of experience. He’s designed golf courses in Washington, Idaho, Virginia, California and more.

One of the most unique features about Canyons Golf Course is its gorgeous setting. It is surrounded by the Uinta mountain range and the Wasatch mountain range. Quite frankly, it’s just a beautiful place to be on a sunny Utah day.

Situated in the middle of Canyons Resort, this golf course attracts both seasoned players and those who are new to the game. Interestingly, six of the eighteen holes are intermingled with terrain that is skiable for cross-country skiing.

A day out on this course needs to include sunblock and adequate sunwear. Bring your golfing hat and apparel. Consider bringing a wind breaker, because at this higher elevation, it can be breezy. The rolling hills and changing elevations mean that you will be glad that you rented a golf cart.

The picturesque setting of this golf course will inspire you to take  pictures, so be sure to bring your camera phone and a smile!

The Course

Built in 2014, Canyons Golf Course is one of the best available to the public in Park City. It was rated one of the top courses in Golf Advisor Magazine for two consecutive years.

The course fairways are of Bluegrass and meticulously maintained. It’s an 18-hole golf course with a par 69, a 121 slope rating and 6,069 yards to enjoy. Every single tee offers majestic mountain views. Over the course of an 18-hole game, you will encounter a total of 550 feet in elevation change.

Notably, the 10th hole has a challenging 297-foot change in elevation from the tee-off to the hole. See what you can manage!

The contours of the layout are dotted with bunkers, strategically positioned to blend in with the terrain. Water hazards are located here and there along the course. We will let them be a surprise for you!

The entire course at Canyons Golf Course is encircled by the Willow Draw Stream. All in all, golfing here will be an enjoyable experience, whether you are an amateur, just learning or a seasoned golf competitor.

The Canyons Golf Course at Park City is managed by Vail Resorts and they take excellent care of the property. You won’t find divots or debris on the course at all.

Fees & Info

Tee times at Canyons Golf Course in Park City, Utah can be booked up to a month in advance. This is convenient when you are planning a family vacation and need to schedule activities. If you need to cancel your tee time, the resort asks for a minimum of a 48-hour notice.

If you will be in the Park City area for an extended stay, you can purchase a season pass, which allows you to play all season long and avail yourself of certain perks, which include priority tee time booking.

If you want to up your game or simply have professional companionship, you can do their “Play with a Pro” green fee for a nominal fee.

The resort offers various rates for seniors, day guests, stay and play rates, military and even an 11-hole rate for those who don’t wish to play an entire 18-hole game.

Rental clubs are available in the pro shop, as are a range of other golfing gear. Junior discounted rates are available for those under 18 years of age.

What’s Included

  • Various rates depending on age, stay and play, military, and even an 11-hole rate if you don't want to play an entire 18-hole game.

Local Tips

  • Tee times may be booked up to one month in advance.
  • Managed by Vail Resorts.
  • Tee time reservations must be canceled 48 hours in advance.


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