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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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Needs to close now.

Played the ASU Karsten course as a four some, first time for us and would recommend playing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Celeste G
Leawood, Kansas
Great course but closing in near future

Home of the ASU Sundevils this course, especially front nine is a joy to play. This course is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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 good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
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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

Played the ASU Karsten course as a four some, first time for us and would recommend playing somewhere else. From the beginning there are no bags drops, someone did come out and haul the clubs but after the round there was no one in sight...More

Thank Celeste G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Home of the ASU Sundevils this course, especially front nine is a joy to play. This course is being moved to Papago at some point in near future so be careful how far out you make plans.

Thank chris92009
Reviewed 22 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 18 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
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