Tempe, AZ Golf is home to the Karsten-ASU golf course and is located only 10 minutes from Sky Harbor International Airport. Karsten is truly one of the premier golf courses in the Phoenix area. The city is home to Arizona State University and the ASU Sun Devils. Tempe is known for Mill Avenue shops and amazing college themed restaurants and bars as well as the recently constructed Rio Salado Town Lake. The city park provides public space that is just a short walk away from downtown Tempe. See you on the green.