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1125 E Rio Salado Pkwy
Tempe, AZ  85281-2110
United States
P: (480) 921-8070
F: (480) 784-4836
ASU Karsten Course

18 hole regulation length course

Public golf course

70 par | 7,002 yards | 132 slope

73.7 rating | Bermuda grass

Recommend this course: +0 -0

ASU Karsten Golf Course Description

The 18-hole "ASU Karsten" course at the ASU Karsten Golf Course facility in Tempe, Arizona features 7,002 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 70. The course rating is 73.7 and it has a slope rating of 132 on Bermuda grass. Designed by Perry Dye, ASGCA, the ASU Karsten golf course opened in 1989. OB Sports Golf Management LLC manages this facility, with Derek Crawford as the General Manager.

Course Reviews

The course was phenomenal! Conditions were excellent, and the staff are very friendly and accomodating. Greens were a little fast when we played, and the rough can be challenging around the green. All in all, great bang for buck!

Course was in good condition for late October. Fairways and rough was lush. Greens in good condition. Bring your earplugs, this is the loudest golf course ever. Power plant roars and jets fly overhead. Not much in visuals.

I was pretty disappointed with paying a $100 for a course that only played 6300 yds from the men's standard tees and had power lines in play. Even worse a fair amount of that yardage was in a couple of par 4s that played nearly 500 yards. The rest of the par 4s were not enough of a challenge.

Greens were very fast and the course was playing close to a 1/4 club short, very soft! Very few lies were even. If you are looking to work on your uneven lie game, this is the place for you! Would play again.

Course was in great shape. Beautiful layout with all of the college sporting facilities in the background. My only beef was that it was playing very slow. Can we get a marshall please. Greens putted true and quick. Would not hesitate to go back.

Green every where, Undulating hills. If you are off the fairway, you are on an uneven lie. Challenging for everyone. Highly Recommended!


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  • Overall
  • Latest Scores
Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
1 James G. 15 41 26 04/12/10
2 James G. 15 44 29 04/13/10
3 Kenny S. 7 39 32 07/17/10
4 Anthony B. 24 92 68 12/13/12
5 Brian P. 14 82 68 12/18/10
See All
Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
17 Louis P. 17 90 73 07/24/15
18 Justus F. 18 91 73 03/20/15
19 Louis P. 16 89 73 08/15/14
20 Robert H. 27 100 73 02/28/14
32 Gerry P. 6 81 75 05/14/13

Golf Course Information

About ASU Karsten

ASU Karsten Golf Course

University facility

Managed by OB Sports Golf Management LLC

12 tees driving range

18 regulation holes

Awards at ASU Karsten

No recent major awards have been noted.

Tournaments of ASU Karsten

No local tournaments listed for this course.

Course Staff

Derek Crawford, General Manager
Joseph Jones, PGA, Golf Professional
Tom Regan, Superintendent

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