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Student | Faculty/Staff | Alumni | Member
Stanford University Faculty/Staff and their spouses may play at specifically designated times upon presentation of their current identification as defined in the Stanford University Administrative Guide. Dependent sons and daughters of Faculty/Staff under the age of 18 (17 and under) may play at the student rate at specifically designated times and must be accompanied by their parent. Sons and daughters 18 years of age and older are guests. Emeriti Faculty and retired Staff with University identification cards enjoy the same privileges as regular Faculty/Staff. Faculty/Staff including emeriti and retired, their spouses and dependents pay a daily green fee. Regular Faculty/Staff privileges are different from Faculty/Staff Members of the Golf Course. Faculty/staff, spouses, and their sons and daughters pay a daily green fee.
Faculty/Staff Member of the Golf Course
Faculty/Staff of the University may purchase an Annual or Semi-Annual Golf Course Membership. Memberships are available to the individual Faculty/Staff member. For an additional fee, Associate Memberships may be purchased for spouses and dependent children of Faculty/Staff. More information if you are a Faculty/Staff Member | More information about becoming a member of the golf course.
Faculty/Staff/Spouse Access including Fellows/Spouses
Faculty/Staff & Their Guests' Playing Rates
Getting Tee Times
Tee Time Reservations
Non-member Faculty/staff and their spouses may reserve a tee time up to 3 days in advance beginning at 6:30 AM. Exception: due to course closure on Mondays, students and their spouses may book 4 days in advance on Sunday for a Thursday tee time. Sons and daughters of faculty/staff may not book tee times. See Faculty/Staff member information for their full privileges.
The course and all practice facilities are open on University holidays - see holidays below. The golf course and golf shop are closed at 1:00 PM on Thanksgiving Day and closed all day on Christmas Day.
General Course Rules
See the complete golf course rules and regulations below.
General Golf Course Rules & Regulations
Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER)
The Stanford Golf Course is a University-owned facility under the direction and supervision of the Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER). All constituents are subject to rules and regulations established by DAPER. Stanford University reserves the right to change the membership fees, green fees and other charges at any time without prior notice. Neither DAPER nor Stanford University is responsible for the personal property of golfers. Golf bags and other personal property should not be left unattended in the parking lot, near the clubhouse, or on the course. Failure to comply with rules and regulations will result in suspension of playing privileges.
Access & Identification
Constituents - Playing privileges are available to Students, Faculty/Staff, Alumni, Members of the Golf Course and their guests. Constituent groups, their spouses, dependents and guests have specifically designated times of access to the golf course (see the above links for specific constituent access, rates, guest rules and reservations).
Identification - Constituents who hold Stanford University identification must show current identification to gain access to the course. Alumni must be members of the Stanford Alumni Association (SAA) and present their Alumni identification card to gain access to the course.
Hours of Operation
The golf course is open Tuesday through Sunday from dawn to dusk. The golf shop opens at 6:15 AM and closes just after sunset. The course and all practice areas are closed to all constituents on Mondays except Stanford Golf Team members and golf course management. DAPER offers the golf course to charitable fundraising groups, amateur associations and others on several Mondays every year. The course and all practice facilities are open on University holidays. The golf course and golf shop are closed at 1:00 PM on Thanksgiving Day and closed all day on Christmas Day.
New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
Appropriate golf attire including shirts, slacks, shorts, skirts or dresses must be worn at all times. Shirts with a collar, mock neck, or turtle neck are preferred. Golf shoes, tennis shoes or golf sandals are required. Sandals other than golf sandals are not allowed. Bare feet are not allowed.
All players must register by name in the golf shop prior to play. All play must start from the first tee unless approved by the golf shop staff (some exceptions are made for special events and specific tournament formats). Each player must have their own set of clubs. Unauthorized persons or players who have not checked in the golf shop will be asked to leave immediately or return to the golf shop to check in. Four players is the maximum number of players allowed in a group. Groups of five or more will be asked to split up immediately. A single player has no standing and will give way to a group of players. Any group playing a full round is entitled to pass a player or group playing a shorter round. If a group fails to keep its place on the course and falls one full hole behind the group in front, it must allow the group following to pass. Play on the golf course is governed by the rules of the United States Golf Association.
Back Nine Play & Twilight Play
9-hole and twilight rates are offered. Rates vary depending on constituent type. The back 9 (holes #10 through #18) are available for play the first hour of daylight except Thursdays and sometimes Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Check the golf course calendar for special events. Players starting on the back 9 must clear the tenth green at a pace so as to not interfere with play that began from the first tee. The twilight rate is available to players playing from the first tee (#1). The twilight rate begins 3 hours prior to sunset.
Practice on the golf course is prohibited. Hitting multiple shots off the tee, in the fairway, from the rough and onto the greens is considered practicing on the course and is not allowed. Violators will be warned first. If the warning is ignored, the player will be removed from the course. Practice is allowed in the designated areas adjacent to the 18th fairway, near the 10th tee, and near the 1st green.
Student Scrip Cards
Currently registered Stanford students and their spouses with University identification may purchase a Student Scrip Card. Scrip cards allow 10 rounds of golf at a discounted rate from the current student rate. Scrip cards are available for purchase in the golf shop and are available to Stanford students and their spouses only.
Course and Turf Maintenance
Players are required to replace divots, rake bunkers, and repair ball marks to help maintain the condition of the course. It is the player's responsibility to make repairs. All players must respect signs directing foot and cart traffic on the course. After raking a bunker, the rake is to be placed inside the bunker. Privately owned powered single-bag carts are permitted on the course provided rules and marked areas are observed.
In order to avoid possible accidents, the speed of automobiles on the road approaching the golf course and in the parking lot is limited to 10 miles per hour. All automobiles must be parked in designated parking spaces.
Dogs are not allowed in the clubhouse or on the golf course with the exception of service dogs.
Clubhouse lockers are made available to Members of the Golf Course for a fee. Lockers are rented for a period of one year. Rates, information and rules regarding rental are available in the golf shop. Lockers are made available to individuals only. Sharing lockers is prohibited.
Golf Carts , Pull Carts & Club Rental
Golf carts, non-motorized pull carts and golf clubs are available for 9-Hole or 18-Hole rates. The maximum number of riders per golf cart is two. Golf course pull carts and privately owned pull carts are not permitted in the clubhouse. Exception: privately owned pull carts stored in lockers must be taken in and out the back door of the clubhouse.
Golf clubs are not permitted in the clubhouse. Exception: clubs stored in lockers must be taken in and out the back door of the clubhouse. Clubs shall not be carried through the dining room. Exceptions may be made for rain delays during competitive events.
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