From the day that Fossil Trace Golf Club opened in 2003, both local and national golf course awards and accolades have featured the course, making Fossil Trace Golf Club a renowned golf course not only in Colorado but in the United States.  Guests from over 46 (and counting) countries and all 50 states (within 18 months of opening) have visited Fossil Trace since 2003.

Golf Digest Red Dot

  • Named Fossil Trace a 4 ½ Star “Places to Play” from 2006-14
  • Named Fossil Trace a Top 50 Course for Women in 2011 and 2013
  • Designated Hole #12 as one of the “18 Most Fun Holes in America,” January, 2011
  • Named Fossil Trace a Top 10 new golf course to play in 2003

Golfweek Red

  • Featured on GolfWeek’s Best Municipal Courses list 2009-2014
  • Named as one of the top public courses in Colorado.

Colorado Avid Golfer

  • Best Denver/Front Range Course
  • Best Starting Hole in Colorado
  • Best Charity Tournament Venue
  • Best Service
  • Best Bet-Settler (18th Hole)


  • “Top of the Town” Best Golf Course in Denver

Denver A List

  • Best Golf Course in Denver – 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, & 2018

Recent Press

Golf Magazine
Golf Digest
World Golf
Denver Life Magazine
Mile High Sports Magazine
Lost Balls: Great Holes, Touch Shots, and Bad Lies
  • Hole # 12 Featured in the Book