Vail’s 18th hole reopens

4th July, 2014 by

By Melanie Wong

VAIL — After months of work and much controversy, the Vail Golf Club opened its brand new 18th hole for play on Tuesday. The new hole, which had been in the works since last fall, was redesigned, with a different orientation and changes from the old 18th to address some safety issues. The old hole was determined to be unsafe after a study showed that errant golf balls regularly flew long and landed at the clubhouse instead of on the green. Besides the new location, new nets that stand as tall as 130 feet now help remedy those safety concerns. …

Source: Vail Daily Feed



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