Fox Hollow Golf Course at Lakewood is a public 27-hole golf facility located in Lakewood, Colorado, 15 minutes away from Downtown Denver and sits near the edge of the Rocky Mountains. The facility has three 9-hole golf courses. They are The Canyon Course, The Meadow Course, and The Links Course. These three nine-hole courses are rotated in three different 18-hole combinations and are played as one eighteen-hole course and one nine-hole course, and are rearranged every day. It first opened for play in 1993 and the courses were designed by Denis Griffiths. The Links is the longest of the 3 as the 5 tee boxes play to 3555, 3411, 3244, 2827, and 2582 yards. The sister course to Fox Hollow which is the Homestead is located a couple of miles down the road and is a shorter course with a wonderful group of par threes.
Canyon nine is the most dramatic of the three, as the track winds up and down over deep ravines with carries over creek beds and natural areas. The initial hole plays uphill and the 2nd begins from an elevated tee, setting the tone that golfers will experience throughout the round. The approaches are particularly challenging, with carrying to mildly undulating green complexes that are protected by mounds and bunkers.
The Meadows nine plays along a mostly level terrain with a significant amount of water hazards that will challenge the games of all levels of players. The par four seconds is particularly beautiful and number 5 is an extremely interesting hole with a tight tee shot over a creek, followed by an approach to a green that is well guarded by a pair of unique ponds. Golfers will encounter plentiful bridges that lead over the natural areas and marshes, with gorgeous mountain backdrops adding aesthetic beauty.
With plentiful natural wetlands and numerous ponds, Fox Hollow Golf Course in Lakewood is a perfect habitat for abundant native wildlife including foxes, red-tailed hawks, deer, and coyotes. The property gained national prestige as it was given the first annual Environmental Steward Award. The property is one of the only golf courses in the country to be completely handicap accessible.
On the property is a full-scale practice facility with a grass range, a short game area with a sand bunker, and putting green. The restaurant/lounge and patio serve breakfast and lunch menus daily and the clubhouse also features a well-stocked pro shop. There are 15 holes with water hazards and 49 sand bunkers are situated about the 27 holes. The marking system on the course includes 150-yard stakes on all par fours and fives, with sprinkler heads, also measured to the center of the green. The pin placements rotate from front to middle to back.
Furthermore, Fox Hollow Golf Course has a stone pavilion is available for special events, wedding ceremonies, and/or receptions for up to 150 people. If you want to use the pavilion for your wedding reception, you may want the mountain view meadow adjacent to the pavilion on the west side for your ceremony. They also have a west dining room available for indoor functions accommodating up to 70 people for an open house, mingling style event, or 60 people for a buffet. While their den east room is available for more intimate indoor functions accommodating up to 40 people for a plated dinner or open house, mingling style event, or 30 people for a buffet. It’s easy to see why so many golfers claim Fox Hollow Golf Course as their “home course.” There is a sense of belonging here that is filled with tradition and a comfortable approachability.
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