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Sonnenalp Club

1265 Buffehr Creek Rd, Vail, CO 81657-3916
+1 970-477-5372
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Beautiful Course!

We really liked this course. It wasn't too difficult but was challenging enough with interesting... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2016
Aurora, Colorado
A little too quiet for me

I visited during the summer and it felt a little deserted. The city of Vail had plenty of friendly... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2016
San Diego, California
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A challenging, top rated public golf course with beautiful scenery. More than a tee time... An opportunity of a lifetime. An established club. A course with charm and challenge. An extraordinary family atmosphere. A legacy of service. Balata offers inspiring views that stretch over the golf course and up the valley, providing an unparalleled venue for your special event. We offer full service for groups of all sizes from corporate luncheons and birthday parties to cocktail receptions and weddings.
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6 Oct 2016
“Beautiful Course!”
22 Sep 2016
“A little too quiet for me”
1265 Buffehr Creek Rd, Vail, CO 81657-3916
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

We really liked this course. It wasn't too difficult but was challenging enough with interesting holes and features. It was in great shape and the staff was friendly and knowledgeable. I will definitely be going back.

Thank vailgirl2016
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I visited during the summer and it felt a little deserted. The city of Vail had plenty of friendly people, great food and a luxurious resort (the Sonnenalp) but this Club felt forgotten.

Thank Calberkeley1997
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Beautiful course with challenging holes. Very well kept and fast but true greens. Once we adjusted to the speed, we were rolling them tight. Customer service was excellent as well, as guests, we were treated very well.

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Played on late July for the first time. Had played Eagle Vail a couple of days before, and preferred Sonnenalp. Course was in excellent shape, and had a good combination of "valley" holes and holes with elevation changes. Greens were pretty consistent. Would play again.

Thank MTaylor815
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Interesting golf course that was in decent shape (not nearly as good as either the CC of the Rockies or the Cordillera courses). Many nice vistas. Good driving range. However, the greens fees are outrageous ($160), and the course isn't worth it.

1  Thank KingofThreePutts
Reviewed 24 August 2014

I would not call this a course that is the top shape...the greens are excellent...fairways good. Like most Vail vicinity courses, it is pricey for what it is...the restaurant is okay...drinks are cheap during happy hour. Just don't get you ball above the hole...for a...More

Thank DallasFDC
Reviewed 3 August 2014

We have always golfed at Sonnenalp but then the prices went sky high so we golfed elsewhere but this visit we did the twilight golf and it was perfect. Course is in great shape and nice dinner after in their club house

2  Thank WarEagle201329006
Reviewed 24 July 2014

We stopped at Sonnenalp for their Breakfast Brunch. The food was excellent, coffee was great, and the service was very good. We spent the day walking around the shops in the town, but since it was off season, there wasn't very much to see in...More

Thank oomfee
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Obviously the setting is beautiful and the course was well-maintained. There are lots of opportunities to lose balls but it is all worth it having a drink after the round in the lovely clubhouse. There is also a well-stocked Pro Shop.

Thank CastleRockKatherine
Reviewed 26 February 2014

This is a great way to start a golf trip in the valley. Front 9 isn't to hard, the back 9 is a little tougher, but overal it's a nice course. I've played here over 10x now. Great deals early and late season.

1  Thank Robert B
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