Insider Guide 2010
Play 18 ($28-$30) or cut it short at nine ($14.50-$15.50). This gift from William "Patty" Jewett to our city is an old local favorite and features a driving range, bar and grill and marvelous views of Pikes Peak from the heart of Colorado Springs' historic north end.
Best Country Club/Golf Course
For many of us, whether a golf course is good depends on how the carts drive. However, with 27 holes, a view of Pikes Peak, and low prices, Patty Jewett isn't so bad for golfing, either. "It's a relatively easy golf course that still has enough teeth to challenge the advanced players," says Dal Lockwood, golf manager. On the third-oldest public course west of the Mississippi, you get a clubhouse, driving range and an 18th hole that changes weekly — all for $30 or less. The full package might even tempt you to get out of the cart and swing a club a few times. — John Knight