in Houston, TX
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Champions Golf Club
13722 Champions Dr
Houston, TX 77069 Directions
Play the Cypress Creek Course at the Champions Golf Club, one of America's premier tournament sites. The course is a majestic and challenging one, with old-growth trees, wide fairways and enormous greens.
The aptly-named Champions Golf Club in Houston was a winning course from its origins. Designed by Ralph Plummer in 1959 and destined for greatness, the Club was founded by PGA pro golfers Jack Burke Jr. and Jimmy Demaret.
Its championship, 18-hole Cypress Creek Course contains more than 70,000 trees, wide fairways and sprawling greens. Shortly after it opened, the course hosted the Ryder Cup Matches, the United States Open and the PGA tour's Champions International.
The course has a par of 71 and features 7,200 yards of golf from the longest tee.
The Champions Golf Club is known for its grand clubhouse as much as the tournaments it hosts. The clubhouse is set far back from the road, creating a majestic entrance fronted by a flower-filled lawn. The dining room affords spectacular views of the first and tenth tees, the ninth and eighteenth greens, and the practice tees and greens.
Tournaments played here recently includes the U.S. Women's Mid Amateur, the Nabisco Championship, the U.S. Amateur, the PGA Tour Championship and the Champions Cup Invitational.
Hermann Park Golf Course
2155 N MacGregor
Houston, TX 77030 Directions
Hermann Park Golf Course is rated as one of the "Best Places to Play" by Golf Digest. The course is surrounded by gardens and winding paths, so the non-golfers in your party can enjoy the scenery while you navigate the tree-lined fairways.
Hermann Park Golf Course is where you'll enjoy a classic game of golf on a course that's been rated as one of the "Best Places to Play" by Golf Digest.
Built in 1922, Hermann Park Golf Course has recently undergone major renovations, guaranteeing its place as one of Houston's favorite courses in the city.
The park itself is more than 400 acres of lush gardens and winding paths, where families can enjoy other activities while golfers hit the links.
Stately oak trees line the course and a modern clubhouse is here to serve your every need.
The course is a par 70, and features 6,014 yards of golf from the longest tee.
22602 Hegar Rd
Hockley, TX 77447 Directions
Houston Oaks is a private golf and country club in northwest Houston. The sprawling 343-acre facility is covered with stately oak trees and tranquil vistas, just outside of the hustle and bustle of H-Town.
The club offers much more than golf. It's the perfect atmosphere for an afternoon with the family or a place to host your next company event.
Here you'll find fast-paced golf on a challenging short course designed by Ralph Plummer in 1956. But there are plenty of hazards and tricky spots, including push-up greens and a penalizing Bermuda thick rough. The fairways are wide and tree-lined, a few of the greens are elevated, and water hazards will pop up when you least expect them.
Other activities include tennis, basketball, jogging, kayaking and paddle boats.
Memorial Park Golf Course
1001 E Memorial Loop
Houston, TX 77007 Directions
Play the course where the legends have proved their mettle. Memorial Park Golf Course is regarded as one of the top courses in the state of Texas. Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and other golf greats have teed off, negotiated sand traps and sunk their share of eagles on this challenging course.
Memorial Park Golf Course has enjoyed a long and storied history as one of the top golf courses in the state, where Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and other golf celebrities have played. The course has earned awards and designations, and was named one of America's best golf courses.
Memorial Park Golf Course originally opened in 1923 adjacent to a veterans hospital for use by recovering soldiers. The course was 9 holes at the time.
When the hospital closed, Memorial Park Golf Course was updated to an 18-hole course designed by John Bredemus and opened to the public.
In 1995, the course was completely renovated and returned to its original state, with a nod towards its history. The course now includes a lighted driving range, putting and chipping greens, an updated clubhouse and a golf museum with original artifacts from the course's vibrant history.
The course itself has been described as challenging by cooler heads. The course is a long one, with pine tree-lined fairways and large greens. Water hazards pop up every now and then, and hole No. 15 is a scenic par 3 that overlooks a stone-lined pond.
The course is considered to be the best municipal courses in the country. It was rated as the 9th "Best Public Golf Course" in the state of Texas by Golf Digest magazine
River Oaks Country Club
1600 River Oaks Blvd
Houston, TX 77019 Directions
River Oaks Country Club, located in the upscale neighborhood that shares its name, is an 18-hole traditional course with a medium-length layout with 4 sets of tee boxes.
The course is a challenging one, with small greens and narrow fairways lined with dogwoods and magnolia trees. The River Oaks golf course was named 14th "Best in State" by Golf Digest magazine.
The club is a favorite for tournament play, and has hosted the Western Open golf tournament and the Houston Open.
Sharpstown Golf Course
6600 Harbor Town Dr
Houston, TX 77036 Directions
Plenty of bunkers and lakes await your best shot at Sharpstown Golf Course, a municipal golf course that recently underwent renovations to its tees, greens and other features. Rated Houston's "Best Golfing Value" by Golf Digest.
Sharpstown Park Golf Course is located on Harbor Town Road in Houston, and has undergone major renovations to become a world-class golf facility by the city of Houston.
The course was named Houston's "Best Golfing Value" by Golf Digest. Like all other municipal courses in Houston, the Sharpstown Park Golf Course has benefited from the city's multi-million-dollar restoration efforts to create a portfolio of the best municipal golf courses in the country.
At the same time, the course is lauded for keeping costs down and offering some of the lowest greens fees in the area.
The 18-hole, par-70 course includes 4 sets of tee boxes to accommodate beginner players, but seasoned golfers will be challenged from the back tees with a respectable, 6,660-yard length.
Reconstructed bunkers, tees and lakes will provide plenty of opportunities to improve your game.
Amenities include a driving range, putting greens, a chipping green and a fully stocked pro shop.
Swanson Golf Center
6224 Theall Rd
Houston, TX 77066 Directions
Voted "Best Practice Facility in Houston" by the Houston Chronicle, the Swanson Golf Center is a top-notch training facility that will surely improve your game after just one or two visits. Various styles of greens, bunkers and other hazards are ready to be tamed.
Swanson Golf Center is where beginners and seasoned golfers can practice their swing to perfection, all in a state-of-the-art training facility built by golf pro Matt Swanson.
In fact, the Swanson Golf Center was voted "Best Practice Facility in Houston" by the Houston Chronicle.
The Golf Center's short-game area offers plenty of challenges to test your skills, in a setting where players can move from shot to shot much more quickly and easily compared to an executive short course. The Golf Center includes a putting green, a driving range, a low pitch area, and a pump and run green. There's even a large pitching, bunker shot green to keep you on your toes.
If you want to get a pro's opinion and invaluable tips, then sign up for Matt Swanson's School of Golf for either private or group instruction.
This one-stop practice facility will help you improve your game in short time. Local PGA pros and industry veterans give the Swanson Golf Center a ringing endorsement for all it has to offer, which is so much more the usual driving range of other practice facilities.
Wildcat Golf Club
12000 Almeda Rd
Houston, TX 77045 Directions
Wildcat Golf Club will transport you to a land of dramatic elevation changes, tumbling fairways, lakes and a spectacular view of the Houston skyline.
Thanks to the changing terrain, you'll feel like you're golfing in the Hill Country. Top-quality Bermuda grass covers the fairways and greens to ensure a perfect playing surface at every visit.
Two 18-hole courses are sure to please every style of golfer. There's the Highlands Course, which stays true to the Scottish links style of play. And the Lakes Course takes a more traditional route, with exciting water challenges and long fairways. Both were designed by renowned golf course architect Ray Case to delight and challenge every level of golfer.
The Wildcat Golf club is a relatively new addition to Houston's golfing scene. It opened in 2001 and has proven popular with both Houstonians and visitors alike.