Take a swing, and check out the best Utah has to offer for local and visiting golfers.

Curtis Hirase, superintendent of South Mountain Golf Course

Golf Super Hero: Curtis Hirase
Green Grass Crusader
Curtis Hirase, superintendent of South Mountain Golf Course, handles the chemicals, fertilizers and pesticides for the greens, fairways and ruffs at Salt Lake County’s
 hardest course to maintain. 1247 E. 
Mike Weir Dr., Draper, 801-495-0500, slcountygolf.slco.org

Best Private Course
Park Meadows Country Club
We could award this one “best looking" with its waterways, wooden bridges and refurbished greens. Laid out by golf legend Jack Nicklaus, the course has hosted 10 Senior PGA Tour events. 2000 Meadows Dr., Park City, 435-649-2460, parkmeadowscc.com  

Best Driving Range
Golf in the Round
This mid-city golf center offers lots of room to spread out, unique targets (cars, flags, buoys) and covered alcoves for bad weather. 600 W. 3300 South, SLC, 801-973-2345

Best Public Course
Wasatch Mountain State Park
Challenging and diverse, the Lake and Mountain courses are set in a stunning scene with trees, ponds and wildlife.
975 W. Golf Course Dr., Midway, 435-654-0532, stateparks.utah.gov

Best 19th Hole
The Clubhouse at Sand Hollow Resort
The new clubhouse offers views of red rock country and lush fairways, plus a stunning patio with gourmet dining. 5625 W. Clubhouse Dr., Hurricane, 435-656-4653, sandhollowresort.com

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