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Why do we love the game of golf so much? Well, the sport, no doubt, but also what the sport gives us. Golf allows us to be outside, gather with others that love the game, enjoy the fresh air and meander the great outdoors.
Not only does Summit Creek itself embody the essence of why we love the game, but it’s also nearby some of the best golf courses in Utah. All over our great state, you will find some of the most renowned courses frequented by players from near and far.
Here, we’ve broken down some of the most sought-after courses within 25 miles of Summit Creek.
Hobble Creek Golf Course
Designed by renowned architect William P. Bell, Hobble Creek Golf Course has been given four and a half out of five stars for Places to Play by Golf Digest. For years, this course has been one of the top in the state. Sitting in Hobble Creek Canyon, this course is surrounded by some of the most breathtaking landscapes in Utah. Lush green mountains surround you on every hole, and during sunset, they light up in hues of pink, orange and yellow. The unique course is a definite must-play for Summit Creek golfers.
94 Hobble Creek Canyon Road Springville, UT 84663
Entering Sleepy Ridge feels like you’re entering another country. Just 22 miles from Summit Creek, this lakefront golf course gives the impression that you’re very far from the deserts of Utah. The Scottish-inspired landscape and architecture make this course one of the most unique in the state. The course was crafted to model Scotland’s links-style golf courses, with wetlands prevalent throughout the entire 18 hole course. With expansive views, a beautiful three-story clubhouse and a round of challenging courses, Sleepy Ridge is a great place to spend an afternoon.
730 S Sleepy Ridge Dr, Vineyard, UT 84058
Gladstan Golf Course
Just four miles outside of Summit Creek, you’ll find Gladstan Golf Course. This 18-hole Championship Golf Course is considered one of Utah’s best off-the-beaten-path courses, boasting par 72 and just under 7,000 yards of lush greenery bound by natural oak brush and pine trees. Gladstan is known for its two very different nines. The front has a links golf course feel while the back spans on and on with extensive views in every direction.
1 Gladstan Drive Payson, UT 84651
The Reserve East Bay Golf Course
A quick 25-minute drive north of Summit Creek will land you at The Reserve East Bay. This golf course lies along the lake and boasts miles of shoreline and wetland views. Because of the proximity to the water, the Reserve course is one of the most challenging in the state. The 18-hole Championship Course and 9-hole par 3 executive course bring out some of the best golfers in the state.
1860 South 380 East Provo, UT 84606
Riverside Country Club
The acclaimed, private golf course at Riverside Country Club in Provo lies just 20 minutes away from your doorstep at Summit Creek. Here, members and their guests can tee off on the traditional-style course with tricky greens and narrowing fairways for a competitive or social 18 holes. And, better yet, members can retreat to the Clubhouse for a delicious and well-earned lunch after a long day on the course.
2701 North University Avenue, Provo, UT 84604