Colbert Hills At Kansas State University is a Public, 18 hole golf course located in Manhattan, Kansas.
Colbert Hills At Kansas State University first opened for play in 2000. The course was designed in the Scottish links style by Jeff Brauer and PGA professional James Colbert.
Colbert Hills's 7525 yards will present a challenge to golfers of all handicaps, and is available for public, as well as collegiate play. Special consideration should be given to the wind on this course, which if used properly, can maximize success.
The course signature hole is #7, a 600-yard par 5 that begins with a 90-foot drop from the tee to the fairway. The initial landing area is bracketed by 3 bunkers, making controlled shots essential. The second landing area is also well bunkered, combining with the bunkers at the green to require an entrance from the right side of the second landing area.
Colbert Hills Golf Course has been designated as a "living laboratory" by Kansas State University and is used by the university as an environmental research and turf management facility.
Colbert Hills At Kansas State University plays to a par-72 and a whopping 7,525 yards. The course rating is 77.5 and the slope rating is 152. Those are very big numbers!
Member (cart included), played on Saturday, October 2116 at 12:30 PM
Good management. The biggest advantage of this course is the fact there are tee boxes that allow you to play to your ability.
$41 (cart included), played on Saturday, May 2016 at 2:20 PM
I try to play this course anytime I am in the area. A scenic golf course on the edge of town, it is one of the best challenges around. It requires a lot of different shots using every club in the bag. The price is very reasonable if you can wait until 2:00 p.m. or later.
$41 (cart included), played on Monday, September 2011 at 10am
Beautiful Flint Hills course. Aswome sand in bunkers. Well maintained. Some damage to fairways from winter kill and drainage issues on a few holes. Great test of golf with a new clubhouse that is magnificient. This is a course you can play every day and not grow tired of it. The rack rate is high for the area, but not for the quality of the golf. Play it if you get the opportunity.
$36 (cart included), played on Tuesday, August 2011 at 10am
Tough and long course, but you need to play these sometimes.
Member (cart included), played on Thursday, January 2008 at 8am
Very Enjoyable - A variety of tee boxes to chose from based on your skill level. You must be in the fairway or at least the first cut of rough because there is no second cut. If you go out - you are toast
$46 (cart included), played on Saturday, October 2008 at noon
Played a twilight rate on Columbus Day weekend. Could not have been happier, though the time of year meant some wear and tear was showing on some holes, overall the course was excellent for October. There were some blind shot holes -- particularly #4 --- where the line of play was obscure and couldn't really be deduced from the card. But the contouring throughout the course, the bunker placement, and the strategic challenge more than made up for any nitpicking I could do. This is a great example of a prairie links, with the wind, the waving grass and the cedar scrub framing the winding fairways. Overall, it was a very enjoyable experience, worth repeating.
$46 (cart included), played on Tuesday, June 2008 at 8am
The play all day price of $49 on the internet make playing this course a real bargain. Last time we played we were fortunate to meet Jim Colbert on the course. Excellent course and is a must play, again and again, and again. We are about 75 miles from the course yet we still play it about 6 times a year.
$36 (cart included), played on Wednesday, September 2007 at noon
Simply the best course you can play in the Mid West if not in the US. It's unbelieveable!...check out their web site to see www.colberthills.com
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