District to debut new South Suburban Golf Course Clubhouse
We’re pretty excited about our brand new clubhouse at South Suburban Golf Course, and we’re eager to show it off! Join us for an Open House style Grand Opening, Fri., July 28 - Sun., July 30, from 10 am - 6 pm. Throughout the event, guests can visit with onsite vendors and test hit new equipment on the driving range, and explore special deals in the pro shop, including driving range balls.
No one will go hungry with complimentary Coca-Cola products and Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs. Guests can also participate in drawings for a chance to win greens fees and golf apparel and equipment.
The $4.6 million project encompasses a new clubhouse with pro shop, restaurant, bar and patio; new cart barn; improved cart paths and pedestrian walkways; and landscaping, irrigation and retaining walls.
South Suburban Golf Course Clubhouse will delight players as well as non-golfers who gather to socialize and dine. The clubhouse features a main entrance with vestibule which leads into an expanded pro shop with handsomely-merchandised displays. Golfers enter the pro shop directly from the parking lot and select their golf cart at the staging area, adjacent to the pro shop. An ADA compliant check-in desk is located in the pro shop.
South Suburban Clubhouse Bar and Grill is an open and spacious dining room that includes a modern, self-service wine station for patrons 21+, and a separate full-service bar with two large screen televisions. Raised cocktail tables and chairs nearby provide an inviting, pub-like atmosphere. In addition to soothing décor, guests will experience the comfort of energy efficient windows, doors and roof.
The new orientation of the clubhouse takes full advantage of views of the golf course and mountains. Lots of natural light filters throughout the facility, and vaulted ceilings provide a feeling of openness. The dining room has a partitioned wall to close off space within the room. The dining room, patio and bar can accommodate approximately 214 people. A new patio overlooks the driving range, 18th green and a future putting/chipping green.
A brand new energy efficient cart barn is nearly 1,000 sq. ft. larger than the original structure. More space to park golf carts means less risk of damage, and the additional interior space allows staff to park equipment that was formerly stored outside. The cart barn features cement flooring and a covered wash bay with oil and sand interceptor and a connection to a sanitary sewer. The cart barn also includes infrastructure for the conversion of gas carts to electric carts when the current lease for gas carts expires.
Improved cart paths and pedestrian walkways were designed to improve traffic flow. There is also improved access to the restaurant and restrooms at the turn. A convenient, exterior, self-serve seasonal water station will make it easy for golfers to stay hydrated. And there is improved neighborhood access via a trail connection to South Suburban’s nearby Linksview Park. Rounding out the project is new landscaping, irrigation and site retaining walls.
Built in 1973, the South Suburban Golf Course Clubhouse has well served the golfing community and metro Denver residents well into the 21st century. As a regional golf course, South Suburban attracts players from throughout the Front Range. A larger, more efficient clubhouse was needed to improve operations, as well as accommodate the 75,000+ rounds of golf played annually. South Suburban has a regulation course and a 9-hole, Par 3 course.
Over the years, improvements were made to the clubhouse. A building addition was constructed in 1983, and another addition and remodel occurred in 1989. In 2012 the restrooms were remodeled. Besides those recent upgrades, the clubhouse and other amenities are brand new. The Contractor is White Construction Group of Castle Rock and Barker Rinker Seacat of Denver provided the architectural work.
South Suburban Golf Course is one of four public golf courses, owned and operated by South Suburban Park and Recreation District. Other District courses include Family Sports Golf Course in Centennial; Lone Tree Golf Club & Hotel and Littleton Golf and Tennis Club.