Alex Findlay set out the original 9-hole course at San Antonio Country Club in 1907 and he returned six years later to expand the layout to eighteen holes. It’s been altered a number of times since then, most recently by Brian Silva.
Westwood Golf Club’s 9-hole course was redesigned and a new nine added by Ralph Plummer in 1957, when holes were extended across the old Braes Bayou. Keith Foster then remodelled the 18-hole layout at the start of the new millennium.
The fairways at Eagle Pointe Golf Club are carved through the tall pines of Mont Belvieu, where the course weaves around Cherry Point Gully and the Old River. The final four holes are among the strongest in the Houston area.
The Max A. Mandel Municipal course overlooks and plays along the mighty Rio Grande River where Robert Trent Jones Junior skilfully routed the undulating fairways around a couple of enormous arroyos.
Designed by Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish, the tree-lined Weiskopf course at Bentwater Yacht & Country Club is one of three highly-regarded 18-hole layouts set out on the shores of Lake Conroe within a superior golf facility.
Unveiled in 2001, the South course at BlackHorse Golf Club is a Peter Jacobsen and Jim Hardy co-design that features a particularly challenging final six holes, where fairways are routed around an old sand quarry.
Located to the north of San Antonio, on what was formerly the Classen family ranch, the course at Canyon Springs Golf Club is a Thomas Walker design that first opened for play in 1998.
One of three private 18-hole layouts at Bentwater Yacht & Country Club, the tree-lined fairways and Champion Bermuda greens of the Miller course are laid out on the edge of Lake Conroe.
Lubbock Country Club sits among the cotton fields of the South Plains, its tree-lined fairways routed across a lush, rolling landscape. Formed in 1921 as a golf, hunting and fishing club, Lubbock now boasts eight tennis courts and an Olympic-size pool.
BraeBurn Country Club was formed in 1931 and John Bredimus originally designed the club’s course. Sixty years later, Carlton Gipson redesigned the layout to fashion the eighteen holes that are in play today.