For those that love wide open spaces and beautifully manicured grass, a golf course or country club can be the perfect backdrop for your wedding day. As an added bonus, many of them also have a history that makes them feel even more special. Every year the photographers at Elevate Photography take wedding photos at golf courses and country clubs spread throughout the Denver area. Many of them have secret hideaways, especially if you get to take a golf cart out on the course for some photos of the newly married couple.
When it comes to golf courses, there can be quite a big difference in whether they are photogenic or not and will make a good backdrop for your wedding day photos. Here is a list of the Denver golf courses and country clubs that we think are great for photos at your wedding.
Arrowhead Golf Course
Located southwest of Denver, Arrowhead Golf Course offers one of the most unique and spectacular views for your wedding of any location in Colorado. Nestled in among towering red rocks, the views for your guests and the backdrop for your ceremony and photos is unrivaled. They have two main reception areas, one indoors and one tented and can accommodate up to 250 guests.
Mt Vernon Canyon Club
Mount Vernon Canyon Club provides an unforgettable location, as well as catering for your foothills wedding and reception. They are located just 20 minutes west of Denver offering rooms with breathtaking views of the mountains, canyons, and the Denver city lights. Their large decks provide a spectacular setting for your outdoor wedding ceremony.
Red Rocks Country Club
Red Rocks Country club is a stunning setting nestled among the red rocks in the foothills of Morrison, Colorado. They have excellent indoor and outdoor venues for your wedding. There are indoor and outdoor options for your wedding reception. The indoor option is a ballroom that seats 144. If you prefer to stay outside surrounded by the beauty of Colorado they can seat over 150 in their outdoor pavilion.
Sanctuary Golf Course
Sanctuary’s breathtaking clubhouse has multiple fireplaces, custom wood details and intricate stonework that creates a rustic Colorado feel. You and your guests will be surrounded by unrivaled scenery in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. The wide open views to the mountains are spectacular and can make for some of the most amazing sunset photos. With each rental you get six hours of private facility time to allow you and your guests to enjoy the venue exclusively. They also pride themselves on their attentive staff and incredible food.
The Barn at Raccoon Creek
The Barn at Raccoon Creek is over 150 years old and rich with history. Redesigned in 2015, The Barn is a uniquely convenient venue for weddings that blends the best of classic country charm and modern conveniences without leaving the Mile High City. Your guests will not believe that this venue is located just minutes from the heart of Denver, providing all the modern luxuries you would expect for the most memorable affair. The Barn has become a destination-style venue within Colorado, for those looking to create the wedding of their dreams.
Wellshire Event Center
The Wellshire Event Center has been producing uniquely romantic and memorable experience since 1926. Wellshire is centrally located in Denver at South Colorado Blvd and Hampden on the stately Wellshire Golf Course. They have multiple spaces for you to choose from for your ceremony and reception, whether it is their Mountain View Pavilion or one of their interior rooms, you will have space to host up to 340 seated guests. They also have onsite, full-time Wedding Event Managers ensure that all of your expectations are met or exceeded.