in Austin, TX
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Whether you’re the king – or queen – of the fairways, just checking out a new hobby or closing a business deal, we’re sure you’re gonna find the perfect golf course in your area that best suit your needs and level of experience. After all, golf is all about having fun while enjoying the great outdoors.
Take a look at the options we’ve highlighted below. Find your favorite, or check out all of them. Make sure to visit their website to get more information on what to expect from each golf course. The map on the sidebar of the page will give you a better view of the area in which each of them is located.The sidebar of the page will give you a better view of the area in which each of them is located.
Austin Country Club
4408 Long Champ Dr
Austin, TX 78746 Directions
Austin Country Club has deep pot bunkers, undulating turf, and a dramatic 18th hole fairway fall, the course is reminiscent of those Scottish classics Royal Dornoch and Gullance Hill. A Texas accent is added by extensive use of massive limestone slabs, quarried on site, to build revetments for tees, greens and fairways.
Like the land where the game was born, this course has its "lowlands" and "highlands". Holes three through seven, nearest the lake, are the lowlands. The rest of the course is higher and more typical of the Texas Hill Country. The course embodies the principle of playing to restricted targets. Indiscriminate play simply to the close-mown area of the fairway will only by accident provide the comfortable approach. Similarly, a good birdie chance or an easy two-putt is unlikely unless the approach is precise enough to end on a particular part of the green. Yet aggressive play to the most desired targets often crowds the course's amply-provided hazards. Players enjoy a truly unique golfing experience.
Avery Ranch Golf Club
10500 Avery Club Dr
Austin, TX 78717 Directions
Avery Ranch features the best Tif Eagle greens and 419 Bermuda fairways and tees in the Austin area. All greens are double-cut daily to ensure the most consistent putting surfaces in Central Texas. The course begins with a very challenging front 9, including the picturesqe #7 signature hole. The back 9 is a unique blend of three par 3s, three par 4s and three par 5s, allowing players to use a more risk/reward strategy. The round closes with the best finishing hole in Austin. The 18th hole is a beautiful 477-yard, par 4 bordering Avery Lake and providing a fantastic view of the Texas Hill Country.
The Practice Range includes a two-tier manicured grass Tee Box stretching over 100 yards wide and 75 yards deep with laser measured yardages to 4 target greens & 4 Target Nets. For the short game, they offer two separate Putting Greens with over 20,000 square feet of practice area, plus a Chipping Green with practice bunker. Stop by the fully-stocked Golf Shop before or after your round and browse through name brands such as Taylor Made, Titleist, Nike, Adidas, Greg Norman Apparel, Under Armour, Black Clover Headwear, Pukka Headwear and more.
Balcones Country Club
8600 Balcones Club Dr
Austin, TX 78750 Directions
Balcones Country Club boasts the 18-hole Spicewood Course, open to non-members and a popular option for those who want a new challenge with every game. The 6,360-yard course plays for a full 18 holes.
The course was opened in 1957 and features 6,360 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 70. The Golf Pro Shop is there for all of your golfing needs, whether its clothing, clubs, lessons or outings.
Barton Creek Country Club
8212 Barton Club Dr
Austin, TX 78735 Directions
Renowned course architect, Tom Fazio, designed two of the four courses, the Fazio Foothills and Fazio Canyons, which are recognized among the top courses in Texas and receive countless awards year after year. The Crenshaw Cliffside Course, designed by Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore, incorporates their traditional links style design into the surrounding terrain. Only 25 minutes away, the Palmer Lakeside Course designed by Arnold Palmer, offers breathtaking views of Lake Travis and the Texas Hill Country.
Barton Creek also features four golf shops, four driving ranges, six putting greens, four short game areas and a world class golf academy. Members may choose to participate in a variety of Club organizations and events including Men’s and Women’s Golf Associations, Couples Golf, Club Sponsored Tournaments, and Junior Golf Programs.
Bluebonnet Hill Golf Course
9100 Decker Ln
Austin, TX 78724 Directions
Bluebonnet Hill Golf Course offers golfers pristine views Lake Walter E. Long. Here you'll find Bluebonnet's signature #17 hole, which is a 195-yard challenge at a par 3 and includes putting over a lake. The 4-hour pace of play makes it a favorite among residents, along with the links-style layout that offers challenging holds with easier recovery zones.
Butler Park Pitch & Putt
201 Lee Barton Dr
Austin, TX 78704 Directions
Butler Park Pitch & Putt gives you all the fun of golf without the time commitment or complications. Laid-back, full of interesting characters and something that doesn't take itself too seriously. Just bring a putter and a pitching wedge and have a blast on this 9-hole, par 3 course for a quick afternoon of fun and golf.
Falconhead Golf Club
15201 Falcon Head Blvd
Austin, TX 78738 Directions
Just west of Austin, Texas stands Falconhead Golf Club, an Austin golf course that truly rises to meet the promise of its handsome site in the famous Hill Country of Texas. This is perfect land for golf, and Falconhead is the perfect layout for the Austin landscape. From the knobby oaks and cedars to the rolling hills to the creeks and ponds, they have an Austin golf course that stands above others in the area.
What makes Falconhead Golf Club particularly special is that it was laid out by the PGA Tour Design architects so you can be sure that every inch of the layout measures up to the exacting standards of the PGA and that the course will offer you the same kind of quality golf that the pros experience.
Need balls, gloves or even clubs? Maybe just a new golf shirt or a visor? Visit the Falconhead Golf Shop for the best in golfing merchandise in the Austin area. Featuring such outstanding brands as Nike, Adidas, and Footjoy in clothing, also carring Titleist clubs and balls and can special order any equipment that Austin golfers desire.
Grey Rock Golf Club
7401 Hwy 45
Austin, TX 78739 Directions
Your next 18 holes are mere minutes from downtown Austin at Grey Rock Golf Club, yet worlds away in the heart of the Texas hill country, where 160 acres of stately oaks and majestic views reach their full potential at the hand of master course designer Jay Morrish. An exceptionally friendly and knowledgeable staff share your passion for the game.
Hancock Golf Course
811 E 41st St
Austin, TX 78751 Directions
Play the oldest golf course in the state of Texas, the Hancock Golf Course. Established in 1899, the course is located in the heart of downtown Austin and is a perennial favorite among locals. The fast, 9-hole course looks simple, but the dog legs and tricky opening hole are anything but. The tranquil Waller Creek meanders through the course.
Harvey Penick Golf Campus
5501 Ed Bluestein Blvd
Austin, TX 78723 Directions
Harvey Penick Golf Campus is a PGA Tour Designed public golf course, and home of The First Tee of Greater Austin (TFTGA). Its features include a 9-hole golf course, 3 hole short course, a driving range, a practice putting and chipping green and individual or group lessons.
As a non-profit business, owned and operated by The First Tee of Greater Austin, all revenues stay on the campus and are used for course maintenance and to subsidize TFTGA programs.
Jimmy Clay Golf Course
5400 Jimmy Clay Dr
Austin, TX 78744 Directions
The Jimmy Clay Golf Course opened in 1974 and is one of the city's premier 18-hole public golf courses. Surrounded by Williamson Creek, the course is 6918 yards and was designed by golf course architect Joe Finger.
Major renovations in 2007 brought huge improvements to the course. All of the greens were revamped and replanted and all of the bunkers were rebuilt. The relatively challenging course is known for wide-open areas and large, elevated greens. A few undersized greens, however, will keep golfers on their toes. Local golfers often comment on the vigorously healthy greens and fairways, attributing the lush growth to the fact that the course was built on top of a landfill.
Lions Municipal Golf Course
2901 Enfield Rd
Austin, TX 78703 Directions
Play "Old Muny," the affectionate nickname for Lions Municipal Golf Course, is the most popular golf course in Austin, earning high ratings every year by area residents. Narrow, tree-lined fairways and small greens mean you'll find a good share of challenges throughout this 18-hole course.
The golf course was constructed by the Lion's Club and has hosted such noteworthy golfers including Ben Hogan, Byron Nelson, Tom Kite and Ben Crenshaw. Of note, the 16th hole is known as "Hogan's Hole." Lions is home to two major tournaments every year. The Firecracker is one of the oldest amateur golf tournaments in the state of Texas, and the Spring Partnership is held every spring.
Morris Williams Golf Course
3851 Manor Rd
Austin, TX 78723 Directions
Morris Williams Golf Course was opened in 1964 as Austin's third municipal course. Designed by Leon Howard, one of the most prolific golf course architects of the time, the course features elevated, contoured greens and rolling terrain.
Named after Morris Williams Jr., one of the best golfers ever developed in Austin. Morris Williams Jr. won every trophy available to him in the Austin Area; from the Texas Junior Championships to the National Air Force Trophy, now named in his honor. He lost his life as a young man during the Korean war in a jet plane crash in Florida. The City of Austin Golf Division is proud to have his name in our history books and on our score cards.
This golf course once served as the home for the University of Texas golf teams under legendary coaches Harvey Penick and George HAnnon. During this time, the University won 2 NCAA Championships with teams that featured Tom Kite and Ben Crenshaw.
Onion Creek Club
2510 Onion Creek Pkwy
Austin, TX 78747 Directions
Onion Creek Club, Austin's most historic golf club, was founded in 1974 by three-time Masters Champion, Jimmy Demaret, and golf legend, Jimmie Connolly. Onion Creek is known mainly for being the "Birthplace of the Senior PGA Tour" hosting the first ever Senior PGA event in 1978, and has built a rich tradition of understated elegance based on quality and family values. The Club’s full range of sports, fitness, dining and social activities caters to every member of the family.
The Legends of Golf was held at Onion Creek Club from 1978-1989. Professional Golf reappeared in Austin at Onion Creek Club hosting The Harvey Pennick Invitation, an LPGA Tour Event from 1999-2001.Their golf membership options offer year-round golfing privileges for members and their families.
Riverside Golf Course
1020 Grove Blvd
Austin, TX 78741 Directions
Riverside Golf Course brings visitors a step back in time. The public course is steeped in Austin history and boasts excellent course conditions year-round, and is known for its mature, stately trees and big, open fairways. The 18-hole regulation course is located 3 miles from downtown Austin and offers 6562 yards of enjoyable golf.
The course was designed by renowned architects J. Press and Perry Maxwell, and the historic site was the training and proving ground for Tom Kite and Ben Crenshaw. Breathtaking and distracting scenery gives this course much of its charm with its stately oaks, pecans and maples lining the fairways and slick Bermuda grass greeting golfers on the greens.
ShadowGlen Golf Club
12801 Lexington St
Manor, TX 78653 Directions
ShadowGlen Golf Club boasts an 18-hole Championship golf course filled with excitement, variety, and undulation. Conveniently located outside of Austin and easily accessible from Houston on Highway 290, 2 miles east of the 130 Toll Road. With four sets of tees, ShadowGlen can provide a variety of difficulty that will allow you to enjoy and challenge your game.
The club offers a 380-yard driving range with various target greens to hone your skills. A 3,000 sq. ft. putting green, manicured perfectly to mimic course greens, allows you to focus on your putting. A recently added short game facility was installed in 2011. Equipped with multiple bunkers and course like conditions, the new short game facility is sure to improve your game.
The University of Texas Golf Club
2200 University Club Dr
Austin, TX 78732 Directions
The University of Texas Golf Club, a 7,412 yard, par 71 championship-caliber golf course created by Bechtol Russell Golf Design, offers distinctive practice facilities complete with multiple chipping, pitching and putting greens and a 2-hole private pitching area tucked behind the driving range. Practice facility access is available to members who have golf privileges. Built in the Texas Hill Country, the course overlooks Lake Austin and borders the Balcones Natural Wildlife Preserve, offering challenging shots and views that rival the best in Austin.
The staff is professionally trained to meet your golf instruction needs and grow your game to its full potential, and utilizes unparalleled technology to help tweak your swing and improve your game. Lower your score and increase your driving distance by learning from the expert staff.
The award-winning UT Golf Club Pro Shop features a fine selection of exclusive logo golf apparel for men and women, and offers fitness and fashion apparel, as well as gift items perfect for that special someone. Open daily to the general public, the Pro Shop is the central location for making tee times and inquiries about course conditions. Shop in person or shop online.
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