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Course Happenings

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2020 Spring Renovations

March 19, 2020

Course Happenings,

As winter ends, and Spring begins, many of us have projects on our list – Fossil Trace Golf Club is no exception. With recent events of the world, the turf care team at Fossil Trace will continue with a spring renovation project that is sure to improve conditions and the overall experience. Hole #3 |…

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Biscuits and Berries – More than a Restaurant and Bar

March 16, 2017

Course Happenings,

It has been an interesting off-season at Fossil Trace Golf Club. Near-record temperatures in February and March have allowed the golf course to remain open for much of the winter. We have not been able to provide a comprehensive offering of food and drink during a transition to a new restaurant. The transition from winter…

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

July 17, 2016

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

June 22, 2016

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

May 1, 2016

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

April 19, 2016

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 New Season

January 12, 2015

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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A Chance Encounter

September 25, 2014

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

August 23, 2014

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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Driving or Practice Range?

August 6, 2014

Celebrate Each Day, Clubs & Lessons, Course Happenings,

The 4th and final Major of 2014 is here.  Does Tiger play?  Will his back hold up?  Will he hit a driver and if he does – will he find the ball (recently a challenge for El Tigre)? Every day I see guests come to Fossil Trace and warm-up to play while others practice grooving…

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