Golf Course Information
Ferris State University's Katke Golf Course ranks among the finest University owned golf courses in the United States. Sitting atop the highest point in Mecosta County, Katke Golf Course overlooks the scenic West Michigan landscape, where a sunrise and a sunset can be seen every single day.
A traditional style golf course designed by Robert Beard, Katke Golf Course opened for public play in 1974. With a blend of links style and tree lined holes, golfers will play from a variety conditions provided by the rolling landscape.
Katke is one of the finest golf learning facilities in the Midwest, with twenty-one holes of championship golf and an award winning practice range, golfers of all abilities can improve their game. With five sets of tees, Katke lends itself to golfers of all abilities. Those seeking more of a challenge can tee it up from the Championship tees which extend over 6,900 yards, as a par 72. Golfers looking to Tee It Forward for a quality experience also have options. The Crimson tee measures 6,377 yards, Silver 5,830 yards, Gold 4,845 yards and for newer golfers looking for their own special set of tees, the D.O.G. Tee provides just the right length at 2,354 yards.
Katke has been recognized winning multiple awards including the TOP 100 Golf Course & Learning Center by Golf Range Magazine and the Mecosta Country Peoples' Choice Award for Favorite Golf Range and Golf Course in the Area. Katke is the host course for the FSU Bulldog Men's and Women's Golf Teams as well as the host site for GILAC Golf Championships and MHSAA State Golf Championships.
We welcome golfers looking for a quality round before headed north for the annual golf trip or for golfers looking for an affordable seasonal membership option. We invite you to enjoy Michigan's Best Golf Value with affordable rates offered every day of the week, all season long.
Golf Course Info
- Course: 21 Holes
- Course Type: Public
- Architect: Robert Beard
- Opened: 1974
- Season: 7
- Head Pro: Ian Ziska
Golf Course Stats
- Back Tees: 6919 Yards
- Back Par: 72
- Back Slope: 73.7
- Back Rating: 141
Green Fees and Rates
18-Holes of Golf with Cart Weekday - $30
18-Holes of Golf with Cart Weekend (SAT & SUN) - $40
Tee Times & Reservations
Book your tee time by calling the Shop at 231.591.3765 or visit www.katkegolf.com and book on-line.
Golf Course Amenities
Pro On Site:
Homes On Course:
Bent & Fescue
200, 150, 100 Yard Markers
Golf Instruction and Lessons
PGA Professional instruction is available to golfers looking to improve. Our PGA Professional staff offers the finest in private golf instruction as well as a number of clinics, camps and schools for juniors and adults. Custom programs are also available to meet your specific needs. From group events to corporate golf outings, our PGA Professional staff will provide a fun and helpful experience that will not be forgotten.
Contact Katke Golf Course at Ferris State University at 231-591-3765 for more information and details on holding a golf outing at the course.
Contact the golf course for upcoming events.
Stay & Play Packages are available. Contact the Sales Team at the Holiday Inn of Big Rapids. 231.796.4400. For more informtion visit www.hibigrapids.com
Restaurant and Dining Options:Contact Katke Golf Course at Ferris State University at 231-591-3765 for onsite or nearby dining options.
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