ANGEL PARK GOLF COURSE
BY JEFF ALEXANDER
Photos: Angel Park Golf
Angel Park is a heavenly name that is apropos for this public golf club whose breathtaking vistas on a beautiful Vegas day can make you feel as though you’ve died and gone to heaven; a golfer’s heaven. But don’t be lulled into thinking Angel Park is going to be a “walk in the park.” There is a purgatory lurking on almost every hole that can make your heavenly dreams of a birdie or par quickly grow into a double bogie. In other words, it’s a great-looking course that is difficult enough to bite you at any time. But then, that’s the interesting challenge of golf; the difficulty of the course in conjunction with the difficulty of hitting an immobile, small ball just sitting there, sometimes almost daring you to try to make a perfect swing.
Angel Park is more than just a golf course, it’s like a Disney theme park dedicated to golf—not just two great 18 hole courses, but also the Cloud Nine par three course, the Seventh Heaven putting course, the complete driving range with instruction for golfers of all ages, a fabulous pro shop, a comfortable restaurant for indoor and outdoor dining and a beautifully designed clubhouse all in the heart of Summerlin.
The amenities are much more like a private country club than those of a public course. Professionally well-run, from the bag-drop to the starter’s desk, you’re on your way to a great day of golf easily and reasonably, with greens fees that won’t dent your wallet too badly. Arnold Palmer designed the courses and did a splendid job of winding the holes through the natural topography, which features raised greens and tees and small lakes that add to the course’s difficulty. Although the nearby highways tend to be a bit noisy on some of the holes, the views of Red Rock Canyon and the Strip more than make up for that slight annoyance.
The Palm Course is a Par 70, 6500-yard course from the tips with just 3 par five holes, but don’t let that fool you—there’s plenty of challenge and beauty to the holes. And since the area is high and rolling, there are a lot of undulations in the greens. The fairways are wide and verdant and allow you enough leeway with your tee-shots to alleviate that feeling of getting beat-up by a course.
Angel Park is well worth the drive from anywhere in the Valley. If you’re a Las Vegas resident golfer, you’ll be treated like a vacationing VIP. If you’re a vacationing VIP, you’ll be treated like a Las Vegas resident. Think about it, that’s the kind of professional friendliness we all look forward to.
Let the Angel Park “Angels” assist you around the course! The unique caddie service provides a premium experience that makes every round memorable. The Angel Park “Angels” provide all of the services of a traditional forecaddie (ie. tending flagstick, raking bunkers, yardages, etc.) ...minus the stuffy white jumpsuit. Whether you are planning your next “Vegas Mancation” or just a quick getaway round of golf, these “Angels” will make your round an unforgettable one!
PINTS-N-PUTTS GOLF PACKAGE
Enjoy a pint with your next round! Get the Pints-n-Putts golf package, which includes your green fee, golf car, practice balls, a Hydro Flask pint and a $10 credit at Nino’s Kitchen, which includes two fills of your Hydro Flask! This is a great value at $79 for Nevada residents and $99 for non-residents.
Why pay baggage fees? Why lug your golf bag all over the country? Angel Park offers the All-In package where they take care of all your club rentals—worry-free. The All-In package includes green fee, golf car, practice balls, rental clubs and two sleeves of golf balls, with rental club brands such as Titleist, Taylor Made, Cleveland, Nike and Ping.
GOLF COURSE APP
Download the all-new Golf App for special promotions and to book tee times on the go! Make sure you have downloaded the new version of the app—it’s better than ever.
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Angel Park is located across from the Rampart Casino and the J.W. Marriott Resort in the Summerlin area of Las Vegas at 100 South Rampart Boulevard. 888-446-5358.