Karsten Creek Golf Club


5-star : simply the best - golf courses don’t get much better than this.
   Karsten Creek Golf Club Est. 1994

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Karsten Creek Golf Club, home to the Oklahoma State University golf teams, is a course that's generally regarded as one of the top three collegiate layouts in America. This excellent Tom Fazio design contains a wealth of wonderfully crafted, memorable and challenging holes laid out in a wooded parkland and lakeside environment.

The generally good-width fairways were cut from a forest of oaks and black jack trees, handsomely complementing the undulating terrain that flows through the course. There's plenty of elevation change to be factored into your shot-making and, in typical Fazio fashion, stylish bunkering to be avoided. Rocky outcrops also put in occasional appearances. After the front-nine loop, which plays counter-clockwise through a wonderfully natural and quiet forested setting, the back-nine loop cascades around the 110-acre Lake Louise. The lake features most strongly on the closing stretch.

Most memorable holes: The long par-3 7th played to an elevated and well-bunker defended "Redan-style" green, takes some beating. So too the par-4 17th and par-5 18th, both played over and then alongside Lake Louise. All three holes, and others beside, can potentially shoot some nasty holes in your score.

Stay & Play at Karsten Creek: onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.

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Making Contact

Karsten Creek Golf Club
1800 South Memorial Drive,
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
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Office   +1 (405) 743 1658
Pro Shop   +1 (405) 743 1658
Fax

  +1 (405) 743 8436

Email   contactus@karstencreek.com
Website   www.karstencreek.com
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Golf Pro
 
Rob Land (PGA, Head Golf Professional).
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and lakeside (Stillwater Creek Reservoir).
 
Designer: Tom Fazio
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7407 6039 4906
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 77.2 71.1 69.0
 
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How2Get There?

8.5 mi W of Stillwater / 58 mi N of Oklahoma City.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2017 visitor fee, 18-holes: $350 (all days); golf cart included. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Karsten Creek is a "tobacco free" establishment. Cart-path only for golf carts (Oct thru' May).

Practice facilities
Excellent
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Did you know?

Karsten Creek is home to Oklahoma State University's mens and womens golf teams (the Cowboys and Cowgirls). | In the 1970s Mike Holder (former OSU Head Golf Coach) envisioned a sanctuary for college golf. After many years of planning and fundraising, the Tom Fazio-designed Karsten Creek course opened in 1994.

The course was named in honour of the late Karsten Solheim, founder of Karsten Manufacturing (PING), and Lake Louise is named in honour of his wife. The Solheims' support of OSU golf over the years was instrumental in the success of the University's golf program.

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Published Ranking
2017/18 Golf Digest rating: 16th best public course in the USA; 3rd best course in Oklahoma.
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Location

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Latitude: (36.101813)
Longitude: (-97.185713)
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Karsten Creek Guest Lodges 
1800 S. Memorial Drive, Stillwater, OK 74074.
+1 (405) 533 8112
www.karstencreek.com

Karsten Creek offers three guest lodges; each multi-level lodge contains six spacious and fully appointed guest rooms.

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Golf within 5 miles No
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Golf within 20 miles No
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