Whistling Straits (Straits)

Sheboygan, WI

Indian Canyon Golf Course (Spokane, WA)

Indian Canyon Golf Course logo Golf Course Review by: Bill Satterfield

The Takeaway:  Grade C+

Quick Facts

Designer:  H. Chandler Egan in 1935

Cost:  $27.00 - $29.00 (plus cart) Click for current rates

Phone Number:  (509) 747-5353

Course Website:  Official Website - Visit Indian Canyon Golf Course's official website by clicking on the link provided.

Photos:  See additional photos of Indian Canyon Golf Course

Accolades:  Rated 4 stars on Golf Digest’s Places to Play list.

What to Expect:  Indian Canyon is Spokane’s darling course. A favorite muni among the locals and visitors alike, patrons revere Indian Canyon due to the mature layout that boasts towering pine trees, classic architecture, strong elevation changes, and impressive views. From the clubhouse, 1st and 10th tees, views of Spokane valley are abundant and iconic at this course that Bing Crosby was known to visit. At one time the course employed GPS carts but they were later abandoned due to the interference the massive trees found throughout the property created. The course is short by today’s standards, but there is still teeth in the track due to the sloping fairways and demanding nature or working your ball through some of the narrow fairways and on the old school greens. There are no water hazards found on the course and it is a challenging walk due to the number and degree of elevation changes. Located near to the airport, Indian Canyon is an excellent option for a quick round before or after a flight. In the battle of Spokane munis between Indian Canyon and The Creek at Qualchan, Indian Canyon will win over the old-school classic crowd while Qualchan will prevail with players that prefer newer layouts with more dramatic shots.

By the Numbers

Tees Par Yardage Rating Slope
Blue 72 6255 69.8 124
White 72 5915 68.3 121
Red (Women) 72 5336 70.2 125

Individual Hole Analysis

Signature Hole:  1st Hole – 479 Yard Par 5

1st Hole at Indian Canyon Golf Course (479 Yard Par 5)
1st Hole at Indian Canyon Golf Course (479 Yard Par 5)

Best Par 3:  17th Hole – 224 Yards

17th Hole at Indian Canyon Golf Course (224 Yard Par 3)
17th Hole at Indian Canyon Golf Course (224 Yard Par 3)

Best Par 4:  5th Hole – 438 Yards

5th Hole at Indian Canyon Golf Course (438 Yard Par 4)
5th Hole at Indian Canyon Golf Course (438 Yard Par 4)

Best Par 5:  3rd Hole – 536 Yards

3rd Hole at Indian Canyon Golf Course (536 Yard Par 5)
3rd Hole at Indian Canyon Golf Course (536 Yard Par 5)

Birdie Time:  2nd Hole – 121 Yard Par 3

2nd Hole at Indian Canyon Golf Course (121 Yard Par 3)
2nd Hole at Indian Canyon Golf Course (121 Yard Par 3)

Bogey Beware:  14th Hole – 403 Yard Par 4

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