World-class golf right around the corner
Oakland University's Golf and Learning Center located on the beautifully wooded campus of Oakland University is home to two world-class golf courses: The R&S Sharf Golf Course and the Katke-Cousins Golf Course
. In its exclusive state-by-state rankings, Golf Digest ranked R&S Sharf Golf Course 12th among Michigan's 852 golf courses in 2009. The Detroit News also has listed the Katke-Cousins Golf Course among the top 10 in the state. These championship courses have hosted numerous professional and amateur tournaments including the first Ryder Cup Champions Invitational in September 2004.
At Oakland University's Golf & Learning Center, you will find a world-class practice facility with separate areas for full swing, short game and bunker play. It starts with a spacious driving range with over 30,000 square feet of bent grass hitting area and 28 top of the line hitting mats. Separate teaching tees provide a truly private instruction. Well-defined targets and landing areas help simulate course conditions.
The 5 acre short game area includes 3 greens, 5 bunkers and multiple turf conditions for working on every aspect of your chipping, pitching and bunker game. The putting green is maintained with the same consistent speeds of the actual golf course greens which allows the opportunity to work on all facets of your putting in the perfect setting and conditions.
All current golf affiliates and registered guests have unlimited use of the driving range and practice areas.
Call 248-364-6300 for information. Book your Tee Time
Ryder Cup Champions Invitational
OU's Golf and Learning Center, a member of the Michigan Section of the PGA
, hosted the first Ryder Cup
Champions Invitational at R&S Sharf and Katke-Cousins championship golf courses Sept. 16, 2004. To find out more, read the Ryder Cup Champions Invitational story