The sporting activities at the Clubs of Cordillera Ranch are many, but it’s the Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course that takes pride of place within a 8,700-acre residential site in Texas Hill Country.
Founded in 1899, Austin Country Club moved to its current Davenport Ranch location in 1984 when Pete and Alice Dye laid out the golf course on a site where the opening seven fairways lie close to Lake Austin...
Opening in 2005, the Robert Trent Jones Junior-designed course at Miramont Country Club is quite a strategic test. Water hazards feature at thirteen of the holes, but thankfully, forced carries have been kept to a minimum.
Former Ryder Cup course at Champions Golf Club, Cypress Creek, is a storied layout. The water in front of the 12th green is known as Bob Hope’s Lake, as he was the first person to lose a ball in it!
At the end of the 1990s, owner Jodi Lutz enlisted Jay Morrish and his son Carter to transform the old 9-hole Dogwood Trails layout into Pine Dunes Golf Club, one of the best daily fee 18-hole golf courses in Texas.
Black Jack’s Crossing lies between the Big Bend National Park and the Rio Grande and it’s a Lanny Wadkins design which is set out within the massive 27,000-acre Lajitas Golf Resort.
The Summit Rock layout at the Horseshoe Bay Resort is the only private layout at an impressive 72-hole facility. It’s a Jack Nicklaus Signature course which was opened by the Golden Bear in 2012.
Six years after William Diddel constructed it, the course at Northwood Club hosted the US Open in 1952. In more recent times, Tripp Davis renovated the layout, relocating the par three 16th during the process to make way for a new practice facility.
The Oak Hills Country Club course in San Antonio hosted the Texas Open 19 times between 1961 and 1994. Its tight, tree-lined fairways were fashioned by A.W. Tillinghast in 1922...
One of four 18-hole courses at the Barton Creek Resort, the Fazio Canyons layout is the second Tom Fazio design on the property, which opened for play in 1999.