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“Great 9 Hole Course in Beautiful Setting”

Mount Massive Golf Course
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Owner description: Mount Massive Golf Course sits at the base of two of Colorado's highest mountains, just outside the historic mining town of Leadville, Colorado.Originally established in 1939, the beauty of the scenery has drawn golfers here for over sixty-five years. This beautiful course with small-town charm welcomes players of all ages and abilities to enjoy golf in a majestic and awe-inspiring setting.At 9,680 feet, Mt. Massive Golf Course is the highest golf course in America.
Goodyear, Arizona
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221 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Great 9 Hole Course in Beautiful Setting”
Reviewed 12 August 2014

We played the 9 hole Mt. Massive Golf Course today on our way through Leadville. What a treat!
The fairways and greens were in excellent condition.
We're trying to play golf in all 50 states (only 11 to go) and thought it would be neat to play the highest golf course in the Americas (maybe the galaxy?).
The views of Mt. Massive and the surrounding area were impressive.
The course has 2 par 5s, 2 par 3s and 5 par 4s. The staff was very nice and we were lucky enough to play with a local guy (John) who had worked at the nearby Climax mine and was fun to talk to.
Give it a shot you'll enjoy it.

Visited August 2014
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Parshall, Colorado
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107 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great golf experience”
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Playing the highest golf course in the US is a gem in itself but this course is in great shape and the layout is fun and challenging. Highly recommended

Visited August 2014
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Thank Greg N
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Craig S, Manager at Mount Massive Golf Course, responded to this review, 5 August 2014
Thanks for the kind words! Glad you guys were able to get out - we've had a rainy mid-summer, but it finally looks to be drying out and the course simply could not be in better shape.
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Fort Worth, Texas
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376 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
“If you are a glofer, come play at the highest course in the USA!”
Reviewed 3 August 2014

I love to play here! Mount Massive in the background, balls flying 2 clubs farther, blind shots and very hospitable hosts!
If you are playing up on 70, come down here for some real fun in the sun! Highest golf coarse in the USA!
Crazy driving range, you cross the road and hit out over a field covered in sage! how do they ever get their range balls back.
9 hole coarse made interesting with a few blind shots and muffin top greens!
Stay on the path, do not destroy the fragile eco system!
Great dogs as well. (hotdogs..:))

Visited July 2014
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Boise, Idaho
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Affordable and good course.”
Reviewed 21 April 2014

Beers are speedy, but you can say that about any course. Most affordable course in the high rockies.

Visited July 2013
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Colorado
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77 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Don't know about golf...but the cross-country skiing is excellent!”
Reviewed 5 January 2014

Title says it all. As I don't golf I can't rate it as a golf course...but as a place to cross-country ski...this place ROCKS!!! Now if you're looking for an always-groomed setting...this ain't it...but generally there is a path to follow. They do groom it on occasion...I just don't know the schedule (hint...publish it on your website, please). If you prefer solitude and don't mind sometimes setting your own tracks...this is the place. Not for the timid as the weather can get brutal here in the winter...but if you're somewhat hardy and love to cross-country ski it's worth checking out Mt. Massive. It is well worth the $2 they ask for covering the grooming and winter maintenance. I'll gladly pay this every time. When they're open you can rent gear or even take a lesson...or call ahead to pre-arrange.

Visited January 2014
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