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1000 Clubhouse Dr
New Castle, CO  81647-8507
United States
P: (970) 984-9700
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Lakota Course

18 hole regulation length course

Public golf course

72 par | 7,111 yards | 113 slope

70.0 rating | Blue grass

Recommend this course: +1 -0

Lakota Golf Course


The 18-hole "Lakota" course at the Lakota Canyon Ranch Golf Club facility in New Castle, Colorado features 7,111 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72.The course rating is 70.0 and it has a slope rating of 113 on Blue grass. Designed by James J. Engh, the Lakota golf course opened in 2004. Warrior Custom Golf, Inc. manages this facility, with Chris Whelton as the General Manager.

Course Reviews


Difficult course if you spray it all over. It is very much a target golf course with many blind shots. There are 2 par 3's that are not in view from your tee box, only the flag is visible. I would like to see where my tee shot lands from the tee box. The course could use more signage when approaching the next set of tees (Hole #, yardage, etc.)
There were several GUR areas in the fairways but the course is in great shape for the end of Oct. Personally, I would go back to Redlands Mesa in GJ before I played here again. It just had a better vibe there. You can sure see the Engh design in this course.

Quickly becomming one of our favorites!

For a local you can't beat the prices and specials they run. The course has awesome views and great elevation shots, but leave you with very tough fairway and recovery shots if you're not dead on with the big stick. Need to get the clubhouse in and don't be fooled by their website. The course is plagued with homes now and it distorts some of the scenery, but overall a must play. Especially in this valley!

Could be awesome when clubhouse is finished

Another great Engh course waiting for the clubhouse to be built. #9 green was in need of work, #18 one of the best risk reward finishing holes in Colorado. This overall ranking goes up (4.0-4.5) if they add a clubhouse equivelant to other Engh courses.

Get ready for a beating

Lakota Canyon is not for the beginning golfer. From the blues, it's a tough test and I don't even want to think about playing the blacks. A missed fairway is big trouble, and several holes are relatively narrow. The elevated tee boxes will also give your errant shots plenty of time to find trouble. You're not out of the woods once you finally make it to the greens either. The greens are firm, fast, and many are severely undulating.

The scenery is much better on the front nine holes. The back nine has the all-too-familiar problem of houses crowding in and ruining the scenic beauty of the surroundings.

The GPS system on the carts is one of the best that I've seen and even shows you the location of the other carts on your hole. This is very useful feature on the many doglegs. The course was in great condition, and the weather was perfect even if my golf game wasn't.

I was also charged $75 even though the course lists the twilight rates as being only $65. That may seem nit-picky, but hey, 10 bucks is 10 bucks.

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Leaderboard

  • Overall
  • Latest Scores
Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
1 Peter M. 22 90 68 05/31/08
2 Ramon M. 22 91 69 11/09/08
3 David E. 16 86 70 07/22/11
4 jim R. 10 80 70 06/02/07
5 david J. 18 90 72 05/27/09
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Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
26 allen F. N/A 87 87 06/10/17
8 Adam B. 8 82 74 08/11/16
18 Adam B. 7 84 77 08/08/14
10 Adam B. 7 82 75 08/09/13
11 Brent B. 8 83 75 10/28/11

Golf Course Information

About Lakota Canyon Ranch

Lakota Canyon Ranch Golf Club

Community facility

Managed by Warrior Custom Golf, Inc.

20 tees driving range

18 regulation holes

Tournaments of Lakota Canyon Ranch

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Course Staff

Chris Whelton, General Manager
Greg Gortsema, Golf Professional
Brian Pemberton, Superintendent
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