The top 25 high-priced golf courses in Texas that cost $ 90 and above (2022)

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Fee is the cost of a greens fee and cart for a prime Saturday tee time. Fees are from March 2022. Actual rates may vary. At some resorts, a player must be a guest at the resort to play the course. To be eligible for the rankings, a course must have been rated by nine panel members.

2022 Rank Course Location
Phone
Designer Year
open
Fee 2021
rank
1 Black Jack’s Crossing Lajitas
432-424-5080
Lanny Wadkins 2011 $ 298 1
2 TPC San Antonio,
AT&T Oaks
San Antonio
210-491-5800
Greg Norman 2010 $ 298 3
3 Omni Barton Creek Resort,
Fazio Foothills
Austin
512-329-4653
Tom Fazio 1981 $ 285 2
4 TPC San Antonio,
AT&T Canyons
San Antonio
210-491-5800
Pete Dye 2010 $ 298 5
5 Golf Club of Houston,
Tournament Course
Humble
281-454-6590
Reese Jones, David Toms 2005 $ 161 18
6 Memorial Park Golf Course Houston
713-862-4033
x-John Bredemus
y-Marr and Riviere
1936 $ 110 8
7 Pine Dunes Resort Frankston
903-876-4336
Jay Morrish 2001 $ 119 10
8 Horseshoe Bay Resort,
Ram Rock
Horseshoe Bay
830-598-6561
Robert Trent Jones Sr. 1981 $ 211 7
9 Old American Golf Club The Colony
972-370-4653
Tripp Davis, Justin Leonard 2010 $ 150 11
10 Resort Course at La Cantera San Antonio
210-558-4653
Jay Morrish, Tom Weiskopf 1995 $ 159 20
11 TPC Four Seasons Las Colinas Irving
972-717-2530
x-Jay Morrish, Byron Nelson
y-Weibring-Wolfard
1983 $ 298 17
12 Omni Barton Creek Resort,
Fazio Canyons
Austin
512-329-4000
Tom Fazio 2000 $ 259 15
13 Texas Rangers Golf Club Arlington
817-275-5941
Colligan Golf Design 2009 $ 99 4
14 The Quarry Golf Course San Antonio
210-824-4500
Keith Foster 1993 $ 139 14
15 Wolfdancer Golf Club Lost Pines
512-308-9653
Arthur Hills 2006 $ 187 12
16 Horseshoe Bay Resort, Apple Rock Horseshoe Bay
830-598-6561
Robert Trent Jones Sr. 1985 $ 211 16
17 Cowboys Golf Club Grapevine
817-481-7277
Jeffrey D. Brauer 2001 $ 227 21
18 Crown Colony Country Club Lufkin
936-637-8800
Robert Von Hagge, Bruce Devlin 1979 $ 135 9
19 Omni Barton Creek Resort,
Palmer Lakeside
Spicewood
512-329-4000
Arnold Palmer 1986 $ 105 23
20 Horseshoe Bay Resort,
Slick Rock
Horseshoe Bay
830-598-2561
Robert Trent Jones Sr. 1972 $ 211 22
21 High Meadow Ranch GC Magnolia
281-356-7700
Tim Nugent, David Ogrin 1999 $ 95 NR
22 Stonebriar Resort,
Fazio Course
Frisco
972-625-5050
Tom Fazio 2000 $ 143 NR
23 The Bandit New Braunfels
830-609-4665
Keith Foster 1997 $ 90 25
24 The Tribute The Colony
972-370-5465
Tripp Davis 2000 $ 162 NR
25 Falconhead Golf Club Austin
512-402-1558
PGA Tour Design Center 2003 $ 94 NR

x-original design; y-redesign. NR-not ranked. * Ranked in a different price category in 2020. No longer ranked: 6. Rawls Course, Lubbock; 13. Vaaler Creek GC, Blanco; 19. Cypresswood GC, Tradition Course, Spring; 24. Palmer Course at La Cantera.

COURSE RATING CRITERIA

VERSATILITY: Does the course create a good mix for the high and low handicappers? Are better players challenged, while the high handicappers are able to enjoy play through the use of Shorter teeing areas, alternate routes, location of hazards and accessible Pins?

SHOTMAKING: Does it test accuracy, finesse, length and putting without putting too much emphasis on any of these skills?

DESIGN: Is there a good balance? Differing lengths? Doglegs right and left? Placement of hazards? Contours and shapes of greens?

AFTERTHOUGHTS: How much do you remember about the course? Do one or two holes stand out as great or bad?

BEAUTY: Do the scenic values ​​add to the Pleasure of a round? Trees, shrubs, hills, mounds, flowers, etc.?

MAINTENANCE: How would you rate the course conditions, factoring in all aspects – tees, greens, Fairways, Bunkers? Spring, summer, fall or winter when viewed?

ENJOYMENT: How do you feel about being at the course? What about the amenities? From arrival to departure, was it a good, bad or indifferent golf experience?

THE PANEL

David Altemusgeneral manager / COO, Royal Oaks CC, Houston

William AycockThe Woodlands Amateur

Mike BaileyHouston-based golf Writer

Robert BantaFrisco Amateur

Walt BarnesAddison Amateur

Brent Blackburnhead professional Corpus Christi CC

Curt BreauxMontgomery Amateur

John BrechinDallas Amateur

Bruce Burgersuperintendent The Quarry Golf Club

Ben Burnshead professional Crown Colony CC, Lufkin

Mark Buttonsenior director of communications Texas Golf Association

Tony Campagnagolf course Sands and materials Consultant

Miles Carlsongolf course superintendent at Grand Pines GC in Montgomery Tx

Greg ClarkFrisco Amateur

Beth ClecklerAustin Amateur

John CochranTexas Golf Association director of competitions for South Texas, Kingwood Amateur

Kyle CoodyPlano Amateur

Brent CooperDallas Amateur

Jacque CooperRowlett Amateur

Daniel Coughlandirector of golf Bent Tree CC

Robert CoutureDallas Amateur

Barry DentonPGA professional, Cordillera Ranch, Boerne

Thomas DevannaAssistant professional Tangle Ridge GC, Grand Prairie

Cameron Doanhead professional Preston Trail Golf Club, Dallas

Conrad DossThe Woodlands Amateur

Camm DoughertyCorpus Christi Amateur

Lou DuranFrisco Amateur

Bob ElliottPGA Life Member, Dallas

Zane EllisKing-Collins Golf Design associate, League City Amateur

Gilbert FreemanPGA professional emeritus Lakewood CC, Dallas

Edward GatlinPGA life member, Athens

Kenneth Gorzyckidirector of Agronomy Horseshoe Bay Resort

Bill Hanleypast president of the Texas Golf Association, Fort Worth Amateur

Todd HarborRoyal Oaks CC GM / COO, Dallas

Mark Harrisonexecutive director / CEO of the NTPGA

Malcolm Hollandpast president of the Texas Golf Association, Dallas Amateur

Danny Joneshead professional, Walden on Lake Conroe

Mark KazlowskiTexas Golf editor, Cedar Hill Amateur

Robbie KearneyGM Cimarron Hills Golf and CC

Trey Kempgolf course architect, Dallas Amateur

Keith KirkendallThe Woodlands Amateur

Ryan KossickAssistant Executive Director / COO of the NTPGA

Nancy KromarAustin Amateur

Kellen KubasakCOO of Golf San Antonio, San Antonio Amateur

Phyllis KwedarFort Worth Amateur

Ricky Lyonsgeneral manager of Westwood Golf Club, Houston

Cathy MarinoJesuit Golf Coach, LPGA professional

James McAfeeFormer NTPGA Executive Director, Golf Writer, Planoamateur

Mike McCabegeneral manager of Golf Clubs at the Tribute

Sam MorrowHouston Amateur

Terry OlsonDirector of Sales and Marketing, Lajitas Golf Resort

Casey PaulsonPresident of Sales and Operations, Driftwood Golf Club

Mike PetersonPGA Tour rules official, Garland Amateur

Kevin PorterDallas Amateur, Texas Golf Association director of competitions for North Texas

George PrioloGM of golf operations, Ross Rogers and Comanche Trail Golf Complexes, Amarillo

Jim QuinnGolf manufactures rep, board member of The First Tee of Fort Worth, Arlington Amateur

Jerry RansomGreenville Amateur

Jan RappDallas Amateur

Paul RichardsAustin Amateur

Corey Robersondirector of golf at Cordillera Ranch, Boerne

Robert RodriguezSan Antonio Amateur

Chris Rowehead professional Whispering Pines, Trinity

Linda SackettSan Antonio Amateur

Lee SandlinDallas Amateur

Carey Schultenpast president of the Texas Golf Association, Dallas Amateur

Zach Sewillpresident of BestGrips.com, Conroe Amateur

Wesley ShawDallas Amateur

Marty Slade PerlmanDallas Amateur

Randy SmithPGA professional emeritus, Royal Oaks CC, Dallas

Shane SmithConroe Amateur

Mark SteinbauerVice President of the Spirit Golf Association

Tom StrueberPGA professional emeritus Maridoe Golf Club, Carrollton

Eldon TarverAustin Amateur

Steve TermeerGM / COO University of Texas Golf Club, Austin

Matt Trevinodirector of golf, Riverhill CC, Kerrville

Tammy TrichellSan Antonio Amateur

Mark TylendaLewisville Amateur

Casey Wadehead professional High Meadow Ranch GC, Magnolia

Pat WheelerHost of Texas Links on the Air, Dallas Amateur

Nannette WheelisWaco Amateur

Jim WhittenArlington Amateur

Greg WilleBelton Amateur

Chris WinnHouston Amateur

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