Nicklaus Design | Golf Course Design at 12 Shores at Ute Lake


A world-class place to play. By the world’s leading golf course design firm.


Nicklaus Design is widely-recognized as the top player in the world when it comes to golf course design. The philosophy of the firm is to create courses that are both challenging and enjoyable for players of all levels, which naturally made them the perfect fit for 12 Shores.

To date, the company has 341 courses open for play in 34 countries and 39 U.S. states. Sixty-three Nicklaus Design courses have made Top-100 Lists in major industry publications such at Golf Digest, Golfweek, GOLF Magazine and Travel + Leisure.

Nicklaus Design also has been credited for elevating and enhancing the relationship between golf and luxury home communities. Since independent research began in the early 1990s, communities that feature a Nicklaus Design golf course as an amenity have resulted in the highest real estate value, the highest average home price and the greatest velocity of home and homesites sales.

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