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ASU Karsten Golf Course

1125 E Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281-2110
+1 480-921-8070
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Average course now

The course was in average shape. It appears maintenance has slipped a bit. Greens were average. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Surrey BC, Canada
via mobile
Classic Golf Course

Can't believe I haven't reviewed this course before now. I love this course. It was designed by... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2017
Kevin W
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Located on Arizona State University campus, this 18-hole championship golf course offers plenty of mounds and water, plus a good mixture of hole lengths and doglegs for a challenging game.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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1125 E Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281-2110
+1 480-921-8070
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The course was in average shape. It appears maintenance has slipped a bit. Greens were average. I expected some of this due to time of year. I choose to play this course on recommendations of friends sadly was not up to their statements. Hopefully what...More

Thank rewp
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Can't believe I haven't reviewed this course before now. I love this course. It was designed by Pete Dye, a legend in American golf course design (ala: Sawgrass, Whistling Straights, to name a few). I've played this course a couple dozen times and simply love...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Should be named Tons of Mounds. If you miss the fairway you will most likely have a blind shot to the green. Otherwise pretty wide open with some water challenges.

Thank John W
Reviewed 19 July 2016

The pending tear-down of the golf course makes it a timely course to try and get a few rounds in. It's beautiful, quick and parking is really easy. Pretty affordable too.

Thank sk33333
Reviewed 12 July 2016

This was a nice course to play for a reasonable price. It is on the ASU campus and is right in Tempe. We played in May right after greens were aerated but they still played nicely. The course was in good shape but don't expect...More

Thank RZTR
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Great course that was in excellent shape. Greens rolled true and all in all it played very friendly. The staff were very friendly and knowledgeable and helpful. I would highly recommend a visit to ASU Karsten when visiting the Phoenix area.

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 16 June 2016

I played alone and chose this course as it was close to my hotel. Sometimes when travelling it is very difficult to get tee times when you are on your own. No problem here. The course is quite hilly but in great condition and well...More

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Played this course during spring break in March. First of all, what a nice staff ~ very welcoming and helpful. The course was very fun ~ every hole was challenging and made you think about where to put the ball. We thoroughly enjoyed it. Being...More

Thank Pete W
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Great golf course for a great price but it's a very tough course in my books so if your looking for an easy course don't go here but if you want a nice hard course I recommend

1  Thank Charlie S
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

We played this course when we first arrived in January. It was middle of the week and not very busy. The course was in great shape and pace of play was wonderful. We booked through a golf broker however I have seen some good rates...More

Thank Terry d
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