SONNENALP GOLF COMMUNITY
When the small bed and breakfast that inspired the Sonnenalp first opened in Germany in the early years of the 20th century, Vail wasn’t even on the map. As that humble German inn transformed into what would become a celebrated hotel and resort, its founders envisioned bringing their legacy of European hospitality and superior guest service to the United States. In the 1960s, the burgeoning village at the base of the Vail Ski Resort became the ideal location.
Sonnenalp is a resort course in Edwards, CO just north of I-70. The mountain layout features more dramatic elevation changes on the back nine than on the front and the conditions are solid. The course sits at over 7200 feet elevation so be prepared to see your ball fly further than it likely ever has before. The hotel resort tied into the course is located 15 miles away in Vail and offers an absolutely exception experience.