The Meadows at Grand Valley State University

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The Meadows at Grand Valley State University
Club information
Location Allendale, Michigan, U.S.
Established 1994
Type Public / University
Owned by Grand Valley State University
Operated by Grand Valley State University
Total holes 18
Tournaments hosted 6 NCAA National Championships
Website gvsu.edu/meadows
Designed by Dr. Michael John Hurdzan
Par 72
Length 7,060 yds
Course rating 74.2/137

The Meadows at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan, is the home of the Grand Valley State Lakers men's and women's golf teams. The links-style championship course was designed by Michael John Hurdzan in 1994.[1] The course has hosted six NCAA National Championships since its opening and will host the women's National Championship in the spring of 2011.[2] The Meadows has been explained as "One of the first West Michigan golf courses classified as upscale," by Michigan Golf.[3] The course is located on the northwest quadrant of GVSU's main Allendale campus.

Rankings[edit]

The course is ranked the 22nd best college golf course in the nation by Links Magazine.[1]

Tournaments[edit]

The Meadows has played host to both NCAA and Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) tournaments.[2]

Year NCAA MHSAA
1996 DII Women's National Championship none
1998 DII Women's National Championship none
2001 DII Men's National Championship none
2002 DII Women's National Championship none
2003 none Boy's State Championships
2004 none Boy's and Girl's State Championships
2005 none Boys State Championships
2006 DII Women's National Championship Boy's and Girl's State Championships
2007 DII Men's National Championship Girl's State Championships
2008 none Boy's State Championships
2009 none Boy's and Girl's State Championships
2010 none Boy's and Girl's State Championships
2011 DI Women's National Championship none

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Meadows at Grand Valley State University". Grand Valley State University. Retrieved 6 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "The Meadows at GVSU". Michigan Golf. Retrieved 6 December 2010. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 42°58′00″N 85°53′55″W / 42.96667°N 85.89861°W / 42.96667; -85.89861