The University Ridge Practice Facility Birds Eye View

Practice Facility

The Practice Facility at University Ridge stretches to 33 acres which includes a short game area for the Men’s and Women’s Golf Teams. The bent grass tees and greens are good enough for all skill levels from beginner to PGA Tour players.

No golf cars will be provided for golfers without tee times.

Hours of Operation (Practice Tee)


½ hour before first tee time or 8am for guests without a tee time*


4pm Sundays throughout the season
6:30pm Monday-Saturday through August (last range pass will be sold at 5:30pm)
6:00pm Monday-Saturday during September (last pass sold at 5:00pm)
5:30pm Monday-Saturday October 1st through end of season (last pass sold at 4:30pm)

*Weather and amount of play can change open and/or close times


  • Short game practice area with bunker.
  • Two 9,000 square foot hitting areas.
  • Bent grass tees and greens.
  • Colored Flags for distances.
A sign leading to the practice area
A wide shot of the greens in the practice area

Practice Facility Pricing

No golf cars will be provided for range use

May 1st through September 30th (Turf Grass)

  • First Hour – $20.00 per guest
  • Additional ½ Hour(s) – $5.00 per guest

April and October (Artificial Turf)

  • 1 Hour – $15.00
Discounted Passes
  • (20) 1 Hour Passes – $300.00
Practice Facility will be closed to the public on the below dates:
  • May 31—June 12 — American Family Insurance Championship
  • September 16—19 — Collegiate Badger Invitational
  • September 30—October 3 — Collegiate Badger Invitational
  • October 8—10 — Girl’s WIAA State Tournament
  • October 27 — Big Ten Cross Country Event