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

2019/20 Golf Digest rating: 99th best course in the USA and 2nd best in Indiana.

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