Crooked Stick Golf Club

1964 Burning Tree Lane,

Carmel, Indiana 46032

  • Office

    +1 (317) 844 9938
  • Pro shop

    +1 (317) 844 9939
  • Fax

    +1 (317) 573 2170
  • Golf pro

    Patrick White (Head Golf Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and residential.

  • Designer:

    Husband & wife team of Pete & Alice Dye.

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
7516
6620
5201
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
77.7
75.9
72.8

Location

Latitude:

39.948145

Longitude:

-86.192642

How to get there:

12 mi N of downtown Indianapolis.

Crooked Stick Golf Club

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.

Est. 1964

Crooked Stick Golf Club is home to a championship golf course that ranks with some of the best in Indiana. This tree-lined and open parkland layout provides a wonderful test for your all-round game, with many attractive, skilfully crafted and challenging holes to enjoy. However, this is a private course generally playable only by members and their guests.

List of courses: Around Indy & Cincinnati

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Crooked Stick is a private club. Guests may only play if hosted by a member.

Green fees

Outside visitor fee not applicable; course exclusively for members and their guests.

Other information

Walking permitted.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

Destined to be called The Golf Club of Indianapolis, the naming of the club took an interesting twist. The story goes that as Pete Dye and Bill Wick, one of the original Directors, were surveying the uncompleted back nine, Dye picked up a gnarled stick and swung it at some stones. This provided the inspiration for the name Crooked Stick Golf Club, which was ratified by the members in April 1965.

Crooked Stick has hosted many top level tournaments, including major championships and a Solheim Cup (see our Tournaments section >by Venue >Crooked Stick).

Published ranking

Indiana: 2nd best in Indiana (Golf Digest, 2023/24).
USA: 101st best course in the USA (Golf Digest, 2023).

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Tournaments

124th US Open: the No.2 Course at Pinehurst once again plays host to this most illustrious championship (June 13-16). Wyndham Clark defends his title, having won at Los Angeles CC in 2023.

79th Women’s US Open: the second women’s major championship of the season gets underway at Lancaster CC in Pennsylvania. It’s the second time the championship has been held here.
(May 30-June 2).

Who's Who

Nelly Korda: won the Mizuho Americas Open (May 16-19) at Liberty National GC, continuing her extraordinary form in LPGA events. This was her sixth win in seven starts in 2024.

Xander Schauffele: recorded his first major championship win, and second record-equalling low score of 62 in a major. Only he, Branden Grace, Rickie Fowler and Shane Lowry have achieved this feat in a men’s major championship.

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Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.

Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.

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Stay&Play at Prince's: excellent onsite Lodge accommodation available

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