There are five golf courses: Auburn Hills, Arthur B. Sim, L.W. Clapp, Alfred MacDonald and Tex Consolver.
City staff maintains the courses with a Golf Course Manager supervising the entire golf operation. The five existing courses each offer the golfer a different set of challenges:
Auburn Hills Golf Course
Opened in 2001, Auburn Hills is the newest course in the City of Wichita's family
of five courses. Perry Dye of Dye Designs, International headed the design work
at Auburn Hills. This third generation firm has designed over 200 courses
throughout the world. Auburn Hills has 62 bunkers 14 lakes, and 5 sets of tees
to challenge the most proficient golfer. Auburn Hills has continuous cart paths
so carts are available year round. Auburn Hills offers the golf enthusiast a
full range of practice facilities, from two practice greens to a short game
improvement area with a green and practice bunker. A 45-station practice tee
with six target greens makes Auburn Hills the place to learn and improve your
game. Auburn Hills is a challenging golf course with first class facilities and
service, all at a price everyone can afford! .
L.W. Clapp Golf Course
The L.W. Clapp course, located in the near southeast area of Wichita, is the
smallest course, occupying 95 acres. The tight layout, coupled with a creek
wandering through the course, create many challenging holes. The 70 par course
measures 6,087 yards, and hosts is challenging for even the most experienced
golfer. L.W. Clapp is walker friendly.
Tex Consolver Golf Course
Located in west Wichita, Tex Consolver Golf Course, at 7,361 yards, is the
longest of the City's five courses. The 72-par course is considered one of the
most challenging, with six water holes and a fair amount of tree cover. Even
with its length the course is walker friendly.
MacDonald Golf Course
Located in Wichita, MacDonald Golf Course, formerly the Wichita Country Club, is
known for having on of the best course layouts in town. The par 72 course is
6,958 yards long from the blue tees, 6,378 yards from the white tees, 5,451 from
the gold tees and 5,297 yards from the red tess. MacDonald is a beautiful golf
course with many large cottonwood trees lining the fairways and water hazards on
9 of the 18 holes. In 1995 MacDonald had a two million dollar renovation that
included a new irrigation system and 18 new greens. The clubhouse at MacDonald
has a full-service pro shop and concession area.
Arthur B. Sim Golf Course
The Sim course is located the center of Wichita, near downtown. At 6,330 yards,
the par 70 course offers tree-lined fairways that lead to well bunkered greens.
Sim is a course that is easily walkable.