With great weather year-round and plenty of courses with PGA endorsement, Austin is a fantastic spot for a round of golf. From prestigious high-end establishments to historic courses with wonderful scenery, golfers visiting this part of Texas are really in for a treat. Whether you’re new to to the area, or simply stopping over for a long weekend, here’s our pick of the best 6 golf courses in Austin.
Teravista Golf Club
First on our list is Teravista Golf Club. This club near Austin offers three separate courses on the same site. The greens are some of the best kept in the whole state, and the views are simply incredible. There’s also a fine range of facilities at the this golf club, including some tasty dining options, and the courses themselves cater to a wide range of skill levels. Definitely recommended as an all-round favorite!
Wolfdancer Golf Club
Wolfdancer Golf Club is named after the Tonkawa tribe of indigenous Americans that used to call this place home. The golf course is situated at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa. It features a standard 18-hole course with terrain well suited to intermediate players. The on-site spa facility and hotel makes this course a firm favorite with families, and as a handy bonus, the views here are simply incredible.
The Lighthouse Country Club
Situated in the Austin suburb of Kingsland, the Lighthouse Country Club is one of the most beautifully situated clubs in the whole of Texas. The course is a real hidden gem, and after playing a round of golf in such beautiful surroundings, it will be hard to match the experience elsewhere.
River Place Country Club
The focus at River Place Country Club is firmly on families, as well as excellent golfing opportunities. Members of the club can play tennis, swim, keep fit and dine without ever leaving the site. The championship course (remodeled in 1995), has 6,600 yards of challenging scenery to play through.
Vaaler Creek Golf Club
Vaaler Creek Golf Club was recently voted the best golf course in Texas Hill, and boasts well placed (if challenging) bunkers and water features scattered through the beautiful 18-hole course. The club near Austin has a firm focus on parties and event bookings, with the Vaaler Creek Grill providing mouthwatering food to visitors and members alike.
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Delaware Springs Golf Course
Our final pick, Delaware Springs Golf Course, offers some of the best all-round golfing and facilities in Texas Hill country. The 18-hole championship course near Austin, Texas is a fantastic choice for both practice sessions or full games. It has a well stocked on-site pro-ship and even a well regarded golf academy. Perfect for those who take their hobby seriously!
So there you have it, six of Austin’s top golf courses. These locations offer some of the finest golfing experiences in Texas, and each offers a unique challenge and backdrop. So what are you waiting for? Get your clubs packed and start planning the perfect golfing vacation today!
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