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Courtesy: NU Athletic Communications
05/09/2014
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Wilderness Ridge

Wilderness Ridge is a 7,100-yard championship course that has played host to some some of the most prestigious amateur and professional events in Nebraska and the United States, including PGA Tour Qualifying school, U.S. Open Qualifying, U.S. Amateur Qualifying, Nebraska Section PGA Championship, Nebraska Mid-Amateur Championship and numerous collegiate championships. Wilderness Ridge is famous for its outstanding greens. Wilderness Ridge also has a nine-hole par-32 executive course that the men utilize for their short game and scoring clubs. 

Nebraska Golf Academy

The Nebraska Golf Academy, which is home of the unique indoor golf training center, offers over 2000 sq. ft. of indoor putting and chipping surface. The academy has 10 indoor hitting bays with a teaching bay for instruction. 

 

Firethorn Golf Club

The Huskers also regularly practice at Firethorn Golf Club. Home to the 2002 Division III Men’s Golf Championship, the Pete Dye designed course has been rated 36th among the top 100 modern courses in the country. Firethorn also hosted the 96th United States Women’s Amateur. Firethorn is a “links” or target-oriented course with naturally flourishing shrubs and grasses.

The men's golf team also utilizes the Hawks Center during the offseason to get in extra swings.