Numerous cities in Texas have focused on this sport as a great way to attract visitors. Golfing vacations in Texas are becoming more popular for couples, you’ll find luxury resorts offer the perfect packages in Texas including romantic locations and fine dining, are all available to ensure both partners have a vacation they will enjoy.
San Antonio Golf Packages
San Antonio is fast becoming a major national golf destination. There are diverse and challenging courses in and around the city. The golf terrain is both vast and lush. Mild temperatures and more than 300 days of sunshine annually both combine to make Texas golf among the best. You will find golf courses including public, private, resort, and military, driving ranges and practice facilities. The city is constantly adding more courses and has become a very popular golf destination.
Alsatian Golf Club
Texas Golf- An intriguing combination of links-style and traditional course layout, the Alsatian Golf Club tests a player in length, accuracy and course management.
Par 72, Yards 6,882, Rating 72.3, Slope 127
1339 CR 4516, Castroville, TX
Texas Golf – Ranked #5 Best Public Access Course by Golfweek magazine in 2004, The Bandit Golf Club will test the best of golfers. The Bandit’s character comes from tremendous elevation changes, lush fairways and greens and spectacular views.
Par 72, Yards 6,928, Rating 73.6, Slope 133
6019 FM 725, New Braunfels, TX
(830) 609-4665 or (888) 923-7846
Texas Golf- Just 45 minutes north of San Antonio, The Buckhorn is set in the serene beauty of the Hill Country. Native trees and rocky outcroppings help create a challenging, yet forgiving layout.
Par 71, Yards 6,637, Rating 71.4, Slope 117
36 FM 473, Comfort, TX
Canyon Lake Golf Club
Texas Golf – With Canyon Lake as a backdrop, this scenic course is teeming with wildlife. Although not long, tight fairways and some of the toughest greens in the region make it a real test of skill.
Par 72, Yards 6,500, Rating 71, Slope 126
405 Watts Ln., New Braunfels, TX
Chapparal Golf Course
Texas Golf – At over 7,000 yards, Chapparal is a course that will test your ability to hit it long. But with 700 ash trees lining the fairways, plus numerous pecan, oak and cottonwood trees, you’ll have to hit it straight, too.
Par 72, Yards 7,008, Rating 70.5, Slope 115
300 Chapparal Dr., Seguin, TX
Flying L Golf Course
Texas Golf – Like most resort courses, Flying L is enjoyable for players with a wide range of abilities. But to score well, you’ll need to be able to control your ball over its winding, scenic layout.
Par 72, Yards 6,646, Rating 71, Slope 123
Hwy. 173 S. and Wharton Dock Rd. Bandera, TX
(800) 646-5407 or (830) 796-8466
Las Palomas Country Club
Texas Golf – Located in the rolling hills of South Texas, Las Palomas is a links-style course. And that means one thing – the Texas wind presents a new challenge on every hole.
Par 72, Yards 7,028, Rating 72.5 Slope, 122
120 Las Palomas Dr. La Vernia, TX
Northcliffe Golf & Country Club
Texas Golf – This course offers something for every golfer: long par 3’s, reachable par 5’s and greens that will test anyone’s putting stroke.
Par 72, Yards 6,532, Rating 71, Slope 119
5301 Country Club Blvd. Cibolo, TX
Olympia Hills Golf Course
Texas Golf – Olympia Hills offers breathtaking holes with elevation changes of 50 feet or more. The course features some of the largest, picturesque live oaks in the San Antonio area.
Par 72, Yards 6,923, Rating 73.4, Slope 132
12900 Mt. Olympus Universal City, TX
(210) 945-4653 or (888) 945-6463
Texas Golf – An undiscovered gem, Rayner Ranch starts out like a links-style course, then winds its way through the beautiful Hill Country before ending at a dramatic 18th hole.
Par 72, Yards 7,080, Rating 73.5, Slope 129
10101 Rebecca Creek Rd. Spring Branch, TX
River Crossing Golf Club
Texas Golf – Lightning-fast greens and tight fairways make for a challenging day, but with excellent service, an extremely nice clubhouse and gorgeous views of the scenic Hill Country, it’s well worth it.
Par 72, Yards 6,821, Rating 72.5, Slope 132
500 River Way Spring Branch, TX
Local Golf Courses
The closest championship course is the South Padre Island Golf Club, located 15 minutes away in Laguna Vista. Other courses are located in Brownsville (30 minutes) and Harlingen (45 minutes). For more information about any of these courses, call the South Padre Island Convention & Visitors Bureau at 1-800-767-2373.
South Padre Island Golf Club – Texas Golf ** located 15 minutes from South Padre in Laguna Vista #1 Golf House Road, Laguna Vista, Texas 78578 (956) 943-5678 An 18-hole, par-72 championship golf course measuring 6,966 yards from the championship tees. The Golf Club features a driving range, 385 yards long and 200 yards wide, with large teeing areas at both ends of the range. The Club also features a practice putting and chipping green. The par-three third and par-five fourth are situated directly on the bay. Green fees range from $27-45. Cart fee: $9/person/18 holes.
Brownsville Golf Course
Valley Inn & Country Club- Texas Golf ** located 30 minutes from South Padre Located south of FM 802, between U.S. Hwy. 77/83 and U.S. Hwy. 281 (956)548-9199. An 18-hole, par-70 golf course measuring 6,538 yards. Green fees: Mon.-Fri. $13.25; Sat. & Sun. $16.50. Cart fee: $17.50/two persons. Also offers an executive nine-hole, par-3 course. Green fee: $5. Cart fee: $8/two persons.
Harlingen Golf Courses
Cottonwood Creek Golf Course – Texas Golf **located 45 minutes from South Padre 1001 S. Ed Carey Dr., (956)428-0766. An executive nine-hole, par-3 golf course measuring 2,100 yards. Claims to have some of the finest greens in the Rio Grande Valley. Green fee: $5.41. Cart fee: $6.
Whispering Winds Golf & Learning Center -Texas Golf 2524 W. Spur 54 (956)423-2010. A nine-hole, par-3 golf course measuring 1,306 yards. Lessons available. Lighted driving range. Green fees: $5/nine holes; $8/18 holes; $12 all day. Cart fee: $5/person/nine holes.
Harlingen Country Club – Texas Golf 5500 El Camino Real (956)412-4110. A private 18-hole, par-72 championship golf course measuring 6,541 yards. Home to the „Life Begins at Forty‰ Golf Tournament. Reciprocal fees: Mon.-Fri. $45; Sat. & Sun. $55. Cart fee: $12/person/18 holes.
Tony Butler Municipal Golf Course – Texas Golf Half a mile south of „M‰ St. (956)430-6685. A 27-hole golf course. Measuring 6,320 yards, the first 18 holes are par-71 and have a U.S.G.A. rating of 69.1. Pro shop. Practice range. Green fees: $8/nine holes; $10/18 holes. Cart fees: $5/nine holes; $9/18 holes.
Treasure Hills Country Club Texas Golf 3017 Treasure Hills Blvd. (956)428-0351. Opened in 1991, this Robert Trent Jones-designed golf course features terrain very different from that found in the rest of the Valley. It‚s an 18-hole, par-72 course measuring 6,960 yards from the championship tees. Green fees: Tue.-Fri. $25 (includes half cart); Sat. & Sun. $30 (includes half cart). Closed Mondays.
Rancho Viejo Country Club Texas Golf 1 Rancho Viejo Dr., Rancho Viejo. Located west of U.S. Hwy. 77/83, three miles north of Brownsville city limits. (956)350-4000, ext. 620. Two 18-hole, par-70 championship golf courses. „El Angel,‰ measuring 6,518 yards, has a rating of 71.5. „El Diablo,‰ measuring 6,847 yards, has a rating of 73.7. Full golf practice facilities. Winter instructional sessions with the John Jacobs‚ Golf School of Scottsdale, Arizona. Green fee: $40. Cart fee: $12/person.