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Welcome To Colorado's First Golf Preserve!

CART PATH ONLY November 15, 2021 - March 15, 2022
Walnut Creek Golf Preserve will be cart path only due to Winter Course conditions
accessibility flags will NOT be issued during this time 

Home to more than 77 wildlife species as well as a staggering variety of native plants, Walnut Creek Golf Preserve is more than just a golf course—we’re an Audubon Certified Signature Sanctuary. Our 215 acres are sustainably managed to preserve and support wildlife habitat. Founded in 1999, this award-winning championship course offers the most natural and unspoiled public golf experience in Colorado. Our sweeping mountain views, gently rolling hills, and abundance of wild prairie grasses allow you to experience golf the way nature intended.

Golf Shop is open for business from 8:30am to 5:00pm - Golf Shop 303-469-2974

The Heritage Grill is open for business from 8:30am to 5:00pm (Weather Dependent) - The Heritage Grill 303-469-2976

Practice Areas are open from 9:00am to 4:00pm (Weather Dependent) - Please call the Golf Shop for current conditions 303-469-2974                 

Free Range Balls for Juniors on Sundays

As COVID-19 and its variants continue to pose serious community health issues, please review the below updates and reminders regarding the City’s procedures to comply with legal public health orders issued by Jefferson County, Adams County and the State of Colorado.   Current public health orders require face coverings to be worn by anyone entering city facilities regardless of vaccination status.   We will continue our elevated cleaning protocols of public, shared spaces, and equipment.

On the course - Social distancing and mask wearing is still encouraged when social distancing cannot occur - Scorecards & pencils will be available in the golf shop - Water buckets will be available on the Driving Range and Starters Podium to allow for wetting your towel or cleaning clubs.

Walnut Creek Irrigation Project (March 2022 – October 2022)
Walnut Creek will begin an irrigation renovation project in 2022.  In order to maximize our renovation efforts and capitalize on productivity without distractions, we plan to have (1) one to (3) three holes closed each day throughout the project timeline.  Once work on those holes is finished they will open back up and we close the next series of holes to complete the project. 

Golf Specials

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Certified Bronze Audubon International Signature Sanctuary

The Audubon International Signature Program is an environmental education and assistance program created to help landowners and managers to follow sustainable resource management principles in a comprehensive manner when developing and then managing properties. The program aims to add and integrate wildlife conservation, habitat restoration and enhancement, water conservation and water quality protection and other areas of environmental protection and improvement with the other objectives for new developments. The Signature Programs' long term goal is to foster a stewardship ethic that leads landowners and mangers, consultants and the community to consider environmental, rather than just economic, costs and benefits in their decision making and to apply these environmental values routinely in land management. Walnut Creek Golf Preserve became certified as the second of only two certified projects in Colorado on Oct. 30, 2002. The City of Westminster continues to maintain the facility at standards of the Signature Program.

Walnut Creek Golf Preserve - The Home Of Championship Golf

  • Colorado Senior Open - 2000, 2001, 2003
  • Colorado Golf Association Senior Stroke Play Championship - 2006
  • USGA Senior Amateur Qualifier - 2002
  • CGA Senior State Match Play Championship – 2003, 2011
  • USGA Mid-Amateur Qualifier - 2004
  • CGA Senior State Stroke Play Championship – 2005, 2006
  • Colorado Women’s Open Qualifier - 2007
  • CGA State Match Play Championship - 2014
  • CGA State Four Ball Championship – 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
  • USGA US Open Qualifier – 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
  • USGA Senior US Open Qualifier – 2012
  • USGA Women’s US Open Qualifier – 2014, 2016, 2019
  • USGA Women’s Amateur Qualifier – 2015, 2018, 2021
  • USGA Junior Amateur Qualifier - 2016
  • AJGA Hale Irwin Colorado Junior - 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
  • Westminster Open - 2020, 2021

Practice Areas

Walnut Creek Golf Preserve is the perfect place to hone your game. We offer a 30-station driving range that was renovated in 2003, with large target greens and plaques with distances from tee to greens, a 3000-square-foot chipping green with two bunkers and a diverse undulation of terrain that will test even the best players abilities, and a 5,000-square-foot practice putting green with numerous cut cups and a wide range of short stick challenges. Range balls may be rented for use on the practice areas in the Golf Shop. Practice facility hours vary based on the time of the year and course conditions.


Kids Play Free

Looking for fun and affordable recreation the entire family can enjoy together? Every day after 3 p.m. one junior golfer under the age of 17 plays free with a paying adult (golf cart extra).

Chris Johnson

Parks and Golf Superintendent
Legacy Ridge and Walnut Creek Golf Preserve

Brian Carlson

PGA Head Golf Professional
Walnut Creek Golf Preserve

Paul Sibley

Golf Course Superintendent
Walnut Creek Golf Preserve

Food and Beverage Manager

The Heritage Grill at Walnut Creek