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2018 July Newsletter

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Denver Golf Ball Mark Repair Awareness Month!
Do you hate when you sit a great shot into the green and it lands in a ball mark?  Help us keep our greens ball mark free so everyone has a smooth putting surface.  Repair your ball mark and one other.

July Golf Socials
Golf Social (Ladies Only)- Evergreen
July 9, 4:30-8 PM
Mixed Golf Social - Kennedy Par 3
July 23, 5-8 PM
A ladies only golf social will be taking place at Evergreen Golf Course. Come join your friends and meet new ones at the Denver Golf Socials! Play in a relaxed, no pressure atmosphere and enjoy a chance to socialize and network while you play golf. Your $45 price includes putting instructional tips, 9 holes with a cart, drink and appetizer.

Come out to Kennedy Par 3 Golf Course for a mixed golf social .Come join your friends and meet new ones at the Denver Golf Socials! Your $45 price includes instructional tips, 9 holes with a cart, a drink, and food.



The Harvard Gulch Patio Sale
July 21, All Day
Harvard Gulch is having another patio sale of the season. Get great deals on used clubs for a good cause. Proceeds go to support The First Tee of Denver Junior Golf Programs.

Women's Golf Experience
July 29, 8:45 AM
Come out to Harvard Gulch for the best Women's Golf Experience in Denver! There will be 3 hours of putting, chipping, full swing, and rules instruction. A lunch, goodie bag, and prizes is also included. Bring a friend and have some fun! The price is $65 for CGA members and $85 for non-members. 
For more information visit coloradowomensgolf.org or call 303-366-4653

Night Golf Events
Friday, July 13, Kennedy Par 3
Friday, July 20, Overland Park
Saturday, July 28, Harvard Gulch
Take part in the Mile High City's Premier after hours golf experience! With three venues, we have a lot of opportunities to get in on this fun.  Price includes green fees, glow ball and glow accessories.  So come join us for this unique experience.
Harvard Gulch - $35, registration opens Wednesday at noon for that week,  call 720.865.0450
Overland Park - $55, registration opens one week ahead, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Kennedy Par 3 - $40/person, registration opens one week ahead, call 720.865.0720. Shotgun start at 8:30 P.M. Registration at 7:45 P.M.

Summer Solstice Special! 

Calling all golf enthusiasts, come out and play 9 holes with a cart for $20.00!

A great getaway for late in the day while the days are longer.

Please call or login on cityofdenver.com and get your time reserved. 

Will be available through July and August!

9 N Dine!
Every Thursday Night throughout the summer

Tee Times are available from 3- 6:30 PM.

$39 per person includes:
  • 9 Hole Green Fee,

  • 1/2 a cart

  • $20 Credit in Keys on the Green Restauran



Nigh Golf coming on July 20th!

Registration opens on Wednesday, July 11th.
Titleist Ball Fitting!
On July 12th Titleist will be conducting a ball fitting on our driving range. For a private fifteen minute appointment, call the pro shop. The appointment shows the golfer their spin rate and launch angle to find out which golf ball they should be playing! Walk ups welcome.
Pro Shop: 720.865.0730

Fourth of July Sale!
20% off on all shirts, outerwear and shoes. 10% off all clubs in stock. (Titleist, Callaway, Cleveland, Cobra and Wilson currently in stock).
Free Titleist Cornhole Game Set!
Buy 1 dozen of any of our Titleist golf balls in stock and be entered into a drawing for a Titleist Cornhole Game Set. Golf balls include Titleist Pro V's, Pro VX, AVX, Velocity, and DT Solo's.

UpcomingPublic Information Meeting



College Scholarship Register January 29th!

Spring Registration Opens Monday January 29th at 10:00 a.m.
Classes start in April
Click on the class name below to sign up!
Youngun - ages 4-6 with no experience
Willis Case Saturdays 10:00-11:00 
Overland Saturdays 12:30-1:30
Wellshire Sundays 12:30-1:30
Overland Sundays 2:30-3:30
Advanced Youngun - ages 5-6 with some experience
Willis Case Saturdays 2:00-3:00
Wellshire Sundays 11:00-12:00
Willis Case Sundays 4:00-5:00
Overland Sundays 1:00-2:00 
Player - ages 7-12 with no experience
Willis Case Saturdays 11:30-1:00
Overland Saturdays 2:00-3:30
Wellshire Sundays 2:30-4:00
Par - Ages 7 & Up 
*You must pass Player Certification before you can enroll in Par Classes.
Wellshire Saturdays 12:00-1:30
Overland Saturdays 10:00-11:30
Willis Case Sundays 2:00-3:30 
Pardie - ages 9 & up with some experience
*Must have previous golf experience and must have completed Par Certification
Wellshire Saturdays 2:30-4:30
Willis Case Sundays 11:00-1:00
Girls Only - ages 7 & up
Wellshire Saturdays 10:00-11:30
Willis Case Saturdays 3:30-5:00
Overland Sundays 10:30-12:00
Intro to Birdie - ages 9 & up with Pardie Certification 
Willis Case Sundays 9:00-10:30 (3/18, 4/8, 4/22, 5/6, 5/20)
Birdie - Birdie experience and coach permission required
Wellshire Sundays 9:00-10:30 (3/11, 3/25, 4/15, 4/29, 5/13)
Advanced Birdie - ages 12 & up with birdie experience and coach permission 
Overland Mondays 4:00-5:30 (3/12, 3/26, 4/9, 4/23, 5/7)

Birdie Class Format

To ensure that our advanced participants maximize their time and abilities in class we have split our advanced player classes into three different levels: 
Intro to Birdie will be for students that have certified and wish to advance their golf skills and knowledge to the next level but still need to master basic technique.
Birdie class will be for students that have mastered basic technique and have aspirations but are not quite ready to play tournament golf at a competitive level.
Advanced Birdie class will be for those juniors that have played competitive golf or are close to playing competitive golf at a higher level (high school, CJGA, AJGA events)
In the summer all birdie class participants will be encouraged to participate in The First Tee of Denver’s Players’ Club tournament series. If you have any questions or concerns regarding advanced player classes please contact Nick Johnson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 720-865-3422

At the end of all Par, Pardie, Girls Only, and Beagle classes, participants will take The First Tee Golf Skills Certification. Participants must pass the certification to move to the higher level class of Intro to Birdie or to join Players' Club. Emails were sent out after last session with certification results and recommended classes. If you did not receive an email or if your son or daughter is new to the program and you would like him or her to take a higher level class (Players' Club, Intro to Birdie, Birdie or Advanced Birdie class) please register for this FREE certification. 
This year's spring certification will be held at Wellshire Golf Course on March 11th at 11:00 a.m.

R.S.V.P. for certification here

Fall Registration Available Now!

The First Tee Of Denver Fall Registration is open!  Classes start in August through September! With our new and improved registration system, everyone that registers will be required to create a new user during registration. CLASSES START IN AUGUST SO SIGN UP NOW by clicking here!
  • Youngun - Ages 4-6 with no experience
  • Advanced Youngun - Ages 5-6 with some experience
  • Player - Ages 7-12 with some experience
  • Par - Ages 7 & Up - *You must pass Player Certification before you can enroll in Par Classes.
  • Pardie - Ages 9 & up with some experience - *You must have previous gold experience and must have completed Par Certification
  • Intro to Birdie - Ages 9 & up with Pardie Certification
  • Birdie - Birdie experience and coach permission required
  • Advanced Birdie - Ages 12 & up with Birdie experience and coach permission

Capital Improvements

Wellshire irrigation renovation. Construction Late 2017- Early 2018. Construction on irrigation improvements began September 5th. For more photos and daily updated information go to the Wellshire Facebook page.

Wellshire Driving Range renovation. Wellshire is decommissioning the Skeel Dam and renovatiing the reservoir to handle water quality and retention.  The reservoir is currently draining.  This will prevent the current flooding of holes #1, #7 and #10.

Denver Golf Green Initiatives

Denver Golf is continually improving irrigation efficiency and golf course conditioning. 2018 has seen big strides in water management; mainly through technology and equipment upgrades.

Wellshire Golf course has finished a complete irrigation upgrade. State of the art central control, new pipe (no leaks), exceptional irrigation head placement, and nozzles provide a more efficient use of this resource while presenting a better golfing experience. We are working through fine tuning for best possible coverage and efficiency.

Evergreen golf course upgraded all satellites and central control to optimize control of existing irrigation system. In process is a weather station installation so we have site specific weather data to dial in exact irrigation needs at Evergreen. This makes a total of six weather stations in Denver Golf. We don’t water when it rains!

John F. Kennedy golf course embarked on an irrigation audit of all sprinkler heads and is marching through the process. Audits provide exact nozzles sizes and arc so that the central control can deliver more precise and efficient irrigation coverage. Kennedy also completed a central control upgrade for better control and management of irrigation water.

2018 Hole-In-Ones 
2017 Hole-In-Ones 
Date Name Golf Course Hole #
4/10/18 Joe Seo Willis Case 14
4/14/18 Trey Fernandez Willis Case 17
4/26/18 Josh Arquette Evergreen 8
5/6/18 Will Biancarelli   1
5/7/18 Rick Roach Kennedy: Creek 5
5/7/18 Greg Sudac   Kennedy: Par3 4
5/10/18 Howard Entin Kennedy: Par3 8
5/24/18 Jon Allor Kennedy: Creek 7
5/26/18 Joe Bocian Evergreen 10
5/31/18 Craig Himel Kennedy: Creek 5
6/5/18 Kara Birkedahl Wellshire 2
6/11/18 Zachary Warner Overland 2
6/27/18 Damien Gunn Kennedy: Creek 5