Red Sky Golf Club Opens for the Summer Friday, May 13

10 May 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
Red Sky Golf Club Opens for the Summer Friday, May 13
 
Wolcott, Colo. May 10, 2011 Red Sky Golf Club opens to both members and guests for the summer beginning Friday, May 13, 2011. Golf enthusiasts can tee off and enjoy early season rates on golf rounds and Stay and Play golf and lodging packages, effective now through June 10.
 
Red Sky Golf Club is home to two award-winning 18-hole courses, The Norman Course and The Fazio Course, designed by Greg Norman and Tom Fazio, respectively. In the fall of 2009 both courses achieved designation as Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuaries through the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses, an Audubon International program. The Fazio Course and Norman Course are the 30th and 31st courses in Colorado and the 788th and 799th in the world to receive the honor.
 
Red Sky’s early season rates are $195 a round and tee times can be made in advance through hotel concierges or reservationists at select lodging properties. Stay and Play golf and lodging packages are available starting at $210 per person now through June 10 and starting at $256 per person from June 11- Sept. 18, 2011. Rates are based upon double occupancy and additional restrictions may apply including some minimum night stay requirements. Stay and Play package reservations may be made online at www.beavercreek.com/golf or by calling 800-404-3535.
 
A private club, Red Sky Golf Club is open for play for members and members’ guests as well as guests at select lodging properties including The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch; Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa; The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa at Beaver Creek; The Lodge at Vail; The Arrabelle at Vail Square; Vail Marriott Mountain Resort & Spa; The Pines Lodge; Beaver Creek Lodge; and The Charter at Beaver Creek.
 
SummerThyme Restaurant, located at the Guest Clubhouse at Red Sky Ranch, will open for guests Friday, May 20 and features daily lunch service.
 
Zagat rated the Fazio and Norman courses as # 1 and # 2 respectively among America’s Top Golf Courses for the Rocky Mountain Region in 2010, Zagat Sixth Edition. Golfweek magazine named the Fazio Course the #1 course in Colorado and #32 overall in its Best Resort Golf Courses for 2009. The Norman Course was ranked the #2 course in Colorado and #40 overall in Golfweek’s resort course ratings. Both courses also ranked amongst Golf Digest magazine’s best courses in Colorado.
 
About Red Sky Golf Club
Red Sky Golf Club is an exclusive golf facility that was designed as a private membership club with a separate limited access guest facility for guests staying at Vail Resorts' family of destination lodges and other select hotels. Tom Fazio and Greg Norman have each sculpted a championship, 18-hole course that weaves through 800 acres of historic ranchlands filled with sage, aspen groves and spectacular mountain vistas. Part of the Red Sky Ranch luxury community, Red Sky Golf Club features two Clubhouses, Silver Sage Restaurant, two driving ranges and the Red Sky Golf Academy.
 
Red Sky Ranch & Golf Club is located just 25 minutes west of Vail, 20 minutes from the Vail/Eagle County airport, and 15 minutes from the base of Beaver Creek Resort.   
 
For more information on the Red Sky Golf Club, visit www.redskygolfclub.com or call (970) 754-8400 or toll-free (866) 873-3759. For information about the residential community of Red Sky Ranch and real estate opportunities, please visit www.redskyranch.com.
 
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About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resort properties of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone mountain resorts in Colorado, and the Heavenly Ski Resort and Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada, and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort property and hotel company, manages casually elegant properties across the United States and in the Caribbean. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.

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