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kenwilliams60_2Supt's Blog
Aug 22: Ken's latest blogs: Waterline install at the driving range | PG & E work photos at #8 | Photos of a golden eagle and coyote | update on reducing water use on the course and range
Coach's Blog
Aug 19: Conrad updates in his video blog as he looks ahead to the 2014-15 season that features several new venues and the addition of three freshmen
AnneWalker60Coach's Blog
Apr 18: Anne updates on the successful season headed into postseason play. The team has won 3 events and has 3 players ranked in the top 36. Next up is the Pac-12 championship Apr 25-27
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"The Stanford course is a joy to play. It is both beautiful and difficult, and requires you to master every shot. It is a complete golf course."
Tom Watson (class of '72)

Stanford University Golf Course was designed in 1930 by renowned golf course architects William Bell and George C. Thomas. Located in the foothills above the Stanford University Campus, the golf course is consistently rated one of the finest courses in the world. In 2009 Stanford was rated the nation's 3rd best college course by golf coaches.

The course is open to current faculty, staff, students, members, alumni and their guests. Throughout the years, Stanford has hosted many intercollegiate and non-collegiate events, including U.S. Open Qualifying, Women's NCAA Championships, NCAA Regionals, Pac-10 Championships, a former Senior PGA Tour event (The Gathering at the Farm) and USGA Junior Amateur Qualifying.

Stanford golf teams have won 8 national championships while alums have won 34 major professional championships including 10 US Opens, 10 PGA Championships, 8 British Opens, 6 Masters titles plus 11 US and British Amateur titles and three NCAA championships.

The Stanford golf teams produced many influential golfers and business leaders throughout the years. Notables include PGA & LPGA Tour professionals Tom Watson, Tiger Woods, Mickey Wright, Shelley Hamlin, Bob Rosburg, Notah Begay III, amateur star Anne Quast-Sander plus former USGA presidents Sandy Tatum, Grant Spaeth and Walter Driver.

Course Tour | Aerial Photos | Scorecard | Course Records
Hole 1 - Par 5, 521 yds
Features a dramatic elevated tee shot and a walk by the historic Stanford barn
Hole 2 - Par 4, 483 yds
This demanding hole offers a very challenging drive to a sloping fairway
Hole 3 - Par 3, 215 yds
A beautiful, long par 3 features a unique undulating green
Hole 4 - Par 3, 168 yds
The narrow green is guarded by a bunker on the left and creek close on the right
Hole 5 - Par 4, 447 yds
From the back, elevated tee this beautiful hole is there to see
Hole 6 - Par 4, 429 yds
A tight driving hole past the Stanford Barn and horses on the left with a tough green to hit
Hole 7 - Par 5, 539 yds
A severe dogleg left around a series of mature oaks to a big green that can be reached in 2
Hole 8 - Par 3, 172 yds
A downhill par 3 to a large undulating green with hazard to the right
Hole 9 - Par 4, 365 yds
A dogleg right leading to an uphill, sloping green highlight this excellent hole
Hole 10 - Par 4, 440 yds
A tough, uphill straight-away hole to a very deep, two-tiered green
Hole 11 - Par 4, 351 yds
This downhill short par 4 offers many choices off the tee and a challenging double sloping green
Hole 12 - Par 4, 473 yds
The signature hole, often played into the wind, features two large oaks in the middle of the fairway
Hole 13 - Par 4, 424 yds
Straight-away hole with OB right, fairway bunkers left and short and large green
Hole 14 - Par 3, 197 yds
A dramatically framed par 3 slightly uphill to a green sloping sharply from back to front
Hole 15 - Par 4, 361 yds
Many choices off the tee are available on this downhill dogleg right hole
Hole 16 - Par 5, 500 yds
A straight, uphill par 5 to an elevated green that can be reached in two by big hitters
Hole 17 - Par 3, 185 yds
An uphill hole features a swale on the right and a difficult, two-tiered green
Hole 18 - Par 4, 457 yds
Dramatic views of downtown SF from the tee on this downhill closing hole