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The Rawls Course Named No. 3 Campus Course

The Rawls Course at Texas Tech.
The Rawls Course at Texas Tech.

Sept. 12, 2013

LUBBOCK, Texas – The Rawls Course at Texas Tech University has been named the No. 3 campus course in the country by Golfweek for 2013, as announced by the publication this past week.

The latest rankings push The Rawls Course up one spot from its No. 4 ranking in 2012.

Only The Course at Yale and Taconic Golf Course at Williams College were ranked higher. The Rawls Course was the highest ranked campus course in the state of Texas.

Completed in September 2003, the 270-acre parcel features an 18-hole championship-level course with a 60-acre driving range as well as pitching and chipping areas and is the home course for the Texas Tech men’s and women’s golf teams.

The 7,100-yard golf course has very undulating fairways, beautiful bent grass greens and many deep bunkers. Dedicated facilities for both golf teams existing, including collegiate-exclusive pitching and chipping areas and an indoor facility with three hitting bays, one each for the men and the women, both featuring state-of-the-art video technology. 

2013 Golfweek Best Campus Courses

1. The Course at Yale

New Haven, Conn.

1926, Charles Blair Macdonald, Seth Raynor, 7.55


2. Taconic GC

Williamstown, Mass.

1927, Wayne Stiles, John van Kleek, 6.91


3. The Rawls Course at Texas Tech University

Lubbock, Texas

2003, Tom Doak, 6.52


4. Palouse Ridge GC

Pullman, Wash.

2008, John Harbottle, 6.19


5. University Ridge GC

Verona, Wis.

1991, Robert Trent Jones Jr., 6.12



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