Indian Canyon Golf Course

Golf Course Review by: Bill Satterfield

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's official website by clicking on the link provided.

Directions:  Get here! - 4304 W West Drive, Spokane, WA 99224

Photos:  See additional photos of Indian Canyon

Accolades: Rated 4 stars on Golf Digestís Places to Play list.

What to Expect:  Indian Canyon is Spokaneís 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 todayís 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.

Signature Hole:  1st - 479 Yard Par 5

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

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

Best Par 3:  17th - 224 Yards

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

Best Par 4:  5th - 438 Yards

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

Best Par 5:  3rd - 536 Yards

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

Birdie Time:  2nd - 121 Yard Par 3

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

Bogey Beware:  14th - 403 Yard Par 4

Final Cut:    Grade C+

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