About Us

Colbert Hills 
5200 Colbert Hills Drive, Manhattan, KS. 66503
PH: 785-776-6475   |  Fax: 785-776-1290   |  TF: 877-916-4653

“Golf…More Than a Game…working hard to build a strong Community & University”

  • The Kansas State University Golf Course Management and Research Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that has raised approximately $27 million since its inception to construct a first-class championship golf course facility for the community and university.
  • In May 2010 a $5.4 million Clubhouse facility was built with the opening of Colbert’s Restaurant.
  • Colbert Hills has hosted over 400,000 golf rounds on the Championship Course and over 75,000 golf course rounds on the Par 3 Course.
  • Colbert Hills has been ranked #1 public golf course in Kansas every year & a Top 15 ranked collegiate golf course in the county.
  • The Colbert Hills course record is a 64 (8-under) by Robert Streb, Spencer Alefs, James Marshall, and Drew Laning.
  • Colbert Hills has hosted the 2002 Big 12 Women’s Golf Championship, 2003 NCAA Mens’ Central Regional Championship, 2005 Kansas Amateur, and 2012-16 Colbert Charity Classic professional golf event.
  • There have been 281 graduates of the K-State Golf Course Management degree program that was created in conjunction with Colbert Hills.
  • Over 40 research projects by Kansas State University faculty & students have been performed at Colbert Hills.
  • The “Home of K-State Golf” has achieved several historical records the past 17 years for the K-State men’s and women’s golf programs, including the development of two PGA Tour players (Robert Streb & Aaron Watkins).
  • The First Tee of Manhattan has taught life and golf skills to over 1,500 certifying youth participants in the community.
  • Colbert Hills and The First Tee of Manhattan have hosted The First Tee Life Skills & Leadership Academics to 1,000 youth participants from around the world.
  • Colbert Hills has directly and indirectly generated an estimated $140 million in economic impact for the local community.