Karsten Creek Golf Club


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

Where2Golf says: 

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.

List of courses in USA - Central

Map of courses in USA - Central
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Making Contact

Karsten Creek Golf Club
1800 South Memorial Drive,
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
USA
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Office   +1 (405) 743 1658
Pro Shop   +1 (405) 743 1658
Fax

  +1 (405) 743 8436

Email   contactus@karstencreek.com
Website   www.karstencreek.com
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf Pro
 
Rob Land (PGA, Head Golf Professional).
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

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
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7407 6039 4906
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 77.2 71.1 69.0
 
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

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.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Other Information
Karsten Creek is a "tobacco free" establishment. Cart-path only for golf carts (Oct thru' May).

Practice facilities
Excellent
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

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.

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Published Ranking
2017/18 Golf Digest rating: 16th best public course in the USA; 3rd best course in Oklahoma.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Location

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Click to enlarge Google map

Latitude: (36.101813)
Longitude: (-97.185713)
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

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.

Golf at this hotel Karsten Creek
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 5 miles No
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 20 miles No
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Only golf courses featured in Where2Golf.com are mentioned above.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Where2Golf.com 5
 

Find a course

Tip: to find a course quickly, type the first few characters of the course name
Golf course location on a golf map
 
Search this site
 

Newsletter

Not signed up yet?

Register now
 

Share us on


   Follow us on FB     follow us on Twitter
 

 
-
 
-
 
Where2Golf spotlights

 
Courses:
Tiburón GC: featuring two Greg Norman-designed courses, this top-level Florida Stay&Play venue hosts the PGA and LPGA Tours this autumn.
SentosaSingapore’s most revered Stay&Play venue hosts its third top-tier event of the season … the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (Oct 4-7).

Tournaments:
Buick LPGA Shanghaithis new event forms part of the LPGA’s six event Fall Asian Swing (Oct 18-21).
Alfred Dunhill Links Championshipthe European Tour enjoys its annual Pro-Am outing on the majestic links of St Andrews, Carnoustie and Kingsbarns
(Oct 4-7).


Who's Who: 
Francesco Molinari and Tommy Fleetwoodteam-up to create “Moliwood”, Europe’s most successful pairing ever in a single Ryder Cup.
Sergio Garciabecame the highest ever Ryder Cup points scorer for Team Europe with 25.5 pts after defeating Rickie Fowler at Golf National in Paris.

  
 
  

Where2Golf.com Mobile