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A Fitting Tale – Memories Made with the Right Clubs

Clubs & Lessons,

A Fitting Tale – as told by Nick Borgeson, PGA Apprentice and Certified Club Fitter at Fossil Trace Golf Club. Last summer, one of our regular guests here at Fossil Trace, Judy, came out and completed a club fitting with me. She thought she may like Cobra irons best, but when we tested everything (Ping, Cobra, Titleist,…

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The Doctor is In – The “Putt Doctor” that is.

Celebrate Each Day, Course Happenings,

Fossil Trace Golf Club Teaching Professional Patti Marquis has partnered with the “Putt Doctor,” Dr. Craig Farnsworth for an exclusive learning opportunity, the SEE & SCORE Putting Clinic. Dr. Farnsworth is a Sports Vision Optometrist and the author of “The Putting Prescription: The Doctor’s Proven Method for a Better Stroke.”  Join Patti and Dr. Farnsworth for a…

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Callaway Fitting Day – Big Bertha and her crew are here Saturday, June 25th

Clubs & Lessons, Course Happenings,

Get fit for the latest from Callaway Golf this Saturday during Callaway Fitting Day at Fossil Trace.  XR woods & irons, Big Bertha woods & irons and Apex/Apex forged irons. How do you, and for that matter, how do our leading golf manufacturers continue to improve golf club performance?  Driver head size must remain at…

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National Instruction Day at Fossil Trace

Celebrate Each Day, Course Happenings,

Within the fraternity of the golf industry, we are in this together, through allied associations, partnerships and friendships – to create opportunities for you to play more golf and to make golf more fun through great instruction.  With that in mind, Fossil Trace Golf Club has been chosen as a host venue for National Instruction…

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PGA Junior League Comes to Fossil Trace

Course Happenings,

Golf leagues exist in various forms at golf courses and clubs all around the country. Whether it be a weekly competitive league, a bi-monthly social league or a work league that brings colleagues together out of the office, golf leagues typically provide adult golfers an opportunity to socialize and have fun while playing the great…

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A family golf history and a boy in a yellow wagon.

Celebrate Each Day,

On a recent trip to his small hometown (population of less than 3,000), 2 days of the best golf was played – what made it the best?  Certainly not the level of skill, nor the condition of the golf course.  It was 36 holes, a handful of cold beverages with a best friend on day…

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A New Season

Course Happenings,

The blanket of snow and ice slowly recedes, starting at the edges of the fairways, then the tee boxes, and finally the greens.  As the elk herd lingers on the range and around the 1st tee box, sunny days start to remind us that maybe, just maybe, there’ll be some winter golf this year.  Ice,…

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Pillars of the Twelfth

Celebrate Each Day,

Located just twenty minutes from Denver, Fossil Trace Golf Club is a course that challenges the mental game of every player.  With plenty of risk/reward (go for it on 2, aim for the back left pin on 6, try to drive number 10…) it behooves a golfer to know what they want to accomplish before…

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A Chance Encounter

Course Happenings,

Next time you are at Fossil Trace, I encourage you to eavesdrop on the conversations on the #1 tee.  To do so, just hit a few putts on the putting green located beside #1 tee and listen in to what occurs prior to play.  Some of what I have heard are players (singles, 2somes and…

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Silver Linings – Turf Conditions

Celebrate Each Day, Course Happenings,

It’s Friday afternoon and I’m grinding through early rush hour on I-70 heading east toward the Denver International Airport when the lush, incredibly green fairways of Willis Case Golf Course catch my eye. I remember thinking, “wow this is the best I’ve ever seen that course look and it’s almost September”. Typically Colorado golf course…

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