About Kayak Point

 

Course Opened: July 16, 1977
Course Architect: Ronald Fream 
Course Owner: Snohomish County - Parks and Recreation Webpage
Course Management: Access Golf Management, Redmond, WA
General Manager: Steve Stensland
Course Superintendent: Ryan Semritc
Location: Located in beautiful Snohomish County, 9 mile west of the City of  Marysville. Less than 1 hour north of Downtown Seattle and the Eastside and only 1 ½ from the Canadian border.
Course Layout: 260 acres of rolling forestland, wetlands and deep-set woods of alder, fir and cedar. Kayak features large immaculately manicured greens and spectacular views. Water comes into play on only two holes. No homes or roads border the course and there are no parallel fairways.
Greens: Poa Annua; average 6,240 sq ft
Fairways: Perennial Ryegrass/Poa Annua
Rough: Perennial Ryegrass/Poa Annua
Bunkers: 34 bunkers with 95% of which are green side
Dress: Collar-less shirts and denim permitted, no cut-offs or tank tops.
Course Awards: Rated year after year as one of "America's Top 50 Public Golf Courses" by Golf Digest, awarded a 4-star rating again for 2000-2001 in Golf Digest's "Places to Play," selected as a "Must Play" by the Seattle Times.

 

The land Kayak Point sits on was originally destined to be a refinery, but after the people of Snohomish County voted down the project, 640 acres were sold back to the county by Atlantic Richfield to be turned into a park development including a golf course.