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Top 100 Golf Courses - Texas

Shadow Hawk

41st Texas - Best in Area

George Bush, 41st President of the United States, officially opened the course at Shadow Hawk Golf Club in 1999. A Rees Jones design, with fairways routed around Pecan trees and several lakes, it sits on a 240-acre property in Richmond.

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Amarillo

42nd Texas - Best in Area

Established back in 1919, when putting surfaces were originally constructed with sand, the tree-lined course at Amarillo Country Club was totally renovated in 2012 by D.A. Weibring and architect Steve Wolfard.

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Lakeside Country Club

43rd Texas - Best in Area

Formed in 1951, Lakeside Country Club had a Ralph Plummer-designed 18-hole layout operating within its 209-acre site by the end of the following year. In 1990, Ron Prichard lengthened the course to 7,254 yards from the tips.

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Stonebridge Ranch (Dye)

44th Texas - Best in Area

Part of a massive residential development that features 45 golf holes, the Dye course at Stonebridge Ranch Country Club is an interesting and challenging Pete and Alice Dye design that first opened for play in 1988.

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Traditions Club

45th Texas - Best in Area

​Associated with nearby Texas A&M University, the course at the Traditions Club is a Nicklaus father and son co-design where more than half the holes have creeks crossing the fairway in front of the green.​

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Golf Club of Houston (Member)

46th Texas - Best in Area

The Member course at the Golf Club of Houston is a formidable Peter Jacobsen and Jim Hardy co-design which changed ownership in 2003, the same year the club hosted the first of three Shell Houston Opens.

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The Woodlands (Tournament)

47th Texas - Best in Area

The Tournament course is a former Shell Houston Open venue and this Robert von Haage and Bruce Devlin-designed layout was the first of the four 18-hole courses to appear at The Woodlands Country Club in 1978.

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Dallas Athletic Club (Blue)

48th Texas - Best in Area

As it was the Ralph Plummer-designed course where Jack Nicklaus won his first Major at the PGA Championship in 1963, it was only fitting that Dallas Athletic Club should call the Golden Bear back to redesign the Blue layout in the mid-1980s.

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Horseshoe Bay (Ram Rock)

49th Texas - Best in Area

One of three Robert Trent Jones Senior layouts built over a fifteen year period at the Horseshoe Bay Resort, the Ram Rock course was the second course to make an appearance at this venue, in 1981.

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Cimarron Hills

50th Texas - Best in Area

With low density house situated in and around the course, the fairways of the "Signature" Jack Nicklaus-designed layout at Cimarron Hills Golf & Country Club are set around the south fork of the San Gabriel River.

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Texas Leaderboard

Rank Name Courses Played
1 S.T. Morrow Courses Played 67
2 Mark Kazlowski Courses Played 46
3 Paul Jones Courses Played 39
4 Michael David Courses Played 36
5 Cory Lewis Courses Played 34
6 Bonham Palmer Courses Played 33
7 Mark Tylenda Courses Played 32
= Colin Braithwaite Courses Played 32
9 David Harak Courses Played 31
10 Paul Rudovsky Courses Played 28