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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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Oh my...why?!

- Staff presents completely different and opposing facts just showing lack of knowledge in addition... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
Inese M
Riga, Riga, Latvia
Such a dissapointment

I believed this to be a decent course, but I never suspected the unbelievable unprofessionalism and... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2017
Jack D
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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.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
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1125 E Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281-2110
+1 480-921-8070
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

- Staff presents completely different and opposing facts just showing lack of knowledge in addition to acting without any respect; - Greens are poor; - A lot of trash and cans on the course/pathways; - Planes fly over the course every few minutes; - Management...More

Thank Inese M
Reviewed 17 November 2017

I believed this to be a decent course, but I never suspected the unbelievable unprofessionalism and lack of knowledge of employees. They all are telling you different and contradicting things. Whether it relates to membership pricing, terms or general course details. Instead of admitting ones...More

Thank Jack D
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Continuing my quest to golf all of Metro Phoenix.... This course is located in Tempe on the ASU campus and is managed by ASU.  I wanted to make sure I got out to play this course before it is closed.   ASU plans to utilize Papago...More

Thank CrankyGolfer
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Apparently the asu president wants to close this beauty of a golf course to make money on the real estate. So play this gem while you can...inexpensive and a fun track...the front nine is my favorite so if you can only play 9 holes play...More

Thank chris92009
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I had fun at this course. Initially, I was playing alone and enjoyed that very much (I play fast) but it slowed at the turn. A big shout out to Robert in the Proshop for being accommodating due to me booking the wrong day. Thank...More

Thank Kent B
Reviewed 15 July 2017 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
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