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  1. ALAblah Library
  2. DBAdvanced Education in General Dentistry
  3. AHAhlberg Hall
  4. BHBlake Hall
  5. BLBombardier Learjet Practice Facility
  6. GPBraeburn Golf Course
  7. BABrennan Hall
  8. CACAC Theater
  9. CUCampus Credit Union
  10. CSCessna Stadium
  11. KACharles Koch Arena
  12. CDChild Development Center
  13. CHClinton Hall
  14. CTColeman Tennis Complex
  15. CECorbin Education Center
  16. DHDevlin Hall
  17. ERDonald L. Beggs Hall
  18. DCDowntown Center
  19. DADuerksen Fine Arts Center
  20. ESEck Stadium
  21. EHElliott Hall
  22. EBEngineering Building
  23. FCFairmount Towers
  24. FHFiske Hall
  25. GAGaddis Physical Plant Complex
  26. GIGarvey International Center
  27. GEGeology Building
  28. GRGrace Memorial Chapel
  29. GWGrace Wilkie Hall
  30. HTHartman Golf Practice Facility
  31. HGHenrion Hall
  32. HCHeskett Center
  33. HHHubbard Hall
  34. MXHughes Metropolitan Complex
  35. HRHuman Resources Center
  36. JBJabara Hall
  37. JHJardine Hall
  38. LALake Afton Observatory
  39. LHLindquist Hall
  40. MRMarcus Welcome Center
  41. MCMcKinley Hall
  42. MKMcKnight Art Center
  43. MEMedia Resources Center
  44. MHMorrison Hall
  45. ARNational Institute for Aviation Research
  46. NHNeff Hall
  47. BRNinnescah Biological Station
  48. PZPizza Hut
  49. PRPresident's House
  50. PPPrinting Building
  51. RSRhatigan Student Center
  52. RAShocker Hall
  53. SCSouth Campus
  54. ULUlrich Museum
  55. WHWallace Hall
  56. WMWest Campus
  57. WIWiedemann Hall
  58. WLWilkins Stadium
  59. WAWilner Auditorium
  60. WCWoodman Alumni Center
  61. PBWSU Police Department

Braeburn Golf Course

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Golf clubs have been swinging on Fairmount Hill for more than a century. The University's current 18-hole course began as the Crestview Country Club in the 1920s. In the 1960s, when Crestview decided to move to east Wichita and construct a new facility, The Municipal University of Wichita sought to purchase the land for future growth since neighborhood developments had enclosed its other three sides.

Glen Gardner, then director of finance, worked with the city to establish a Public Building Commission that could issue revenue bonds for the university to purchase land or construct buildings. The city pledged to retire the bonds from the future tax levy to support the new Wichita State University.

In 1968, WSU took over operation of the course and the clubhouse was opened as a private club, known first as "The Shocker Club" and then as "The University Club." An addition containing offices and meeting rooms for WSU's continuing education program was erected in 1974. The club was closed the 1990s and the outreach programs moved to the new Metropolitan Complex.

In 1994, the course was redesigned by golfing legend Arnold Palmer, and the management of the WSU course adopted the name "Braeburn" in recognition of the long tradition of golf on Fairmount Hill.


Architect: Thomas and Harris

Year Built: 1920

Designer: Arnold Palmer (redesigned in 1994)

What's Inside:

Shocker Men's Golf

Shocker Women's Golf

Braeburn Golf Course