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Talons Cove Golf Course (Saratoga Springs, Utah)

Talons Cove Golf Course logo Golf Course Review by: Bill Satterfield

The Takeaway:  Grade C

Quick Facts

Designer:  Gene Bates in 2004

Cost:  $26.00 - $31.00 plus $14 for a cart Click for current rates

Phone Number:  (801) 407-3030

Course Website:  Official Website - Visit Talons Cove Golf Course's official website by clicking on the link provided.

Directions:  Get here! - 2220 S. Talons Cove Dr., Saratoga Springs, Utah  84043

Accolades:  As authentic of a links experience as Utah can offer.

What to Expect:  Talons Cove is a links layout found on the northwest coast of Utah Lake. Gene Bates is famous for designing courses with long par 3s and Talons Cove is no exception (220, 225, 255), but the greens are large enough to handle long approaches. The setting is quite stunning with the beautiful light blue lake hugging the property and the towering Mount Timpanogos in the distance. Conditions are generally good with firmer fairways to promote the bump-and-run game that links golf is famous for. The two consecutive years after it opened, Talons Cove hosted the Utah Open and was very well received by the participants.

By the Numbers

Tees Par Yardage Rating Slope
Black 72 7023 71.8 121
Gold 72 6331 68.7 115
Silver 72 5725 66.1 104
White (Women) 72 5083 67.4 112

Individual Hole Analysis

Signature Hole:  6th Hole – 255 Yard Par 3

Best Par 3:  6th Hole – 255 Yards

Best Par 4:  10th Hole – 478 Yards

Best Par 5:  9th Hole – 550 Yards

Birdie Time:  16th Hole – 310 Yard Par 4

Bogey Beware:  6th Hole – 255 Yard Par 4

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