Flatirons Information


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About US

Flatirons Golf Course has a long and illustrious history as Boulder’s premier golf club. Architect William H. Tucker was commissioned by the members of the Boulder Country Club to design the course in 1933. Five years later, with the help of President Roosevelt’s WPA (Works Progress Administration) program, the club relocated to the current location at 57th and Arapahoe. Today, more than 50,000 rounds are played per year at Flatirons Golf Course. More than 1,000,000 rounds have been played since 1986 when the City of Boulder Parks and Recreation Department took over operations.

The First Tee is an international youth development organization introducing the game of golf and its inherent values to kids and teens. The summer programs at Flatirons GC help shape the lives of young people from all walks of life by reinforcing life skills like integrity, respect, and perseverance through the game of golf. And it’s making a difference.  Plus, we have FUN!

Flatirons Golf Course & The City of Boulder believe in these values and we are proud to partner with the First Tee in offering our 2021 programs. Golferships (financial aid) is available on request with no questions asked for those that need financial assistance. Talk to Tom Buzbee at 303-442-7851 about scholarship opportunities.

Our Staff

Thomas Buzbee
Director of Golf
PGA Member

  • Created and directed junior golf programs at five public and private golf facilities
  • Taught hundreds of students in a Learn to Play program offered by the City of Lincoln, NE – Pioneer Park G.C.
  • Only assistant professional who ever taught under P.G.A. Champion and legendary instructor Paul Runyan at Green Gables C.C. – Denver, CO
  • Colorado Mountain College faculty member – 2013 to 2016 – Teaching Beginning Golf at the college level.  A full college credit class.
  • First Tee Player’s Club Coach – 2012 to 2019
  • Colorado Section Golf In Schools mentor – 2012 to 2018
  • Vail Valley Junior Golf Volunteer Instructor and Mentor, Edwards, CO – 2000-2004
  • Golf Coach – Eagle Valley HS – 2007 through 2018
  • First Tee Level II Certified Coach

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our location

5706 Arapahoe Avenue
Boulder, CO 80303
303.442.7851 (Press ‘0’ to talk to shop staff)