With tight fairways and water in play at more than half the holes, the Deerwood Club golf course at Kingwood is a Joe Finger creation that dates back to 1983.
Memorial Park is one of five municipal golf courses operated by Houston Parks & Recreation Department. Designed by John Bredemus in 1936, the course hosted the Shell Houston Open from 1951 to 1963.
Laid out on the shores of Lake Lewisville, the course at the Old American Golf Club is a collaborative offering from the design team of Tripp Davis and Justin Leonard.
Located 46 miles north of Houston, the Steve Elkington-designed course at Woodforest Golf Club is carved through majestic pines and towering oaks, with the waters of Fish Creek also wandering across the layout.
The Hills course at The Hills Country Club is one of two 18-hole Nicklaus courses to be found at the 72-hole Lakeway facility. The Golden Bear is credited with the solo design of the Hills layout whilst the newer Flintrock Falls was a co-design with his son Jack Nicklaus II.
George Fazio designed the Jackrabbit course at Champions Golf Club and it made its golfing debut in 1964, five years after Ralph Plummer’s Cypress Creek course opened at the same venue.
Opened in 2001, the 18-hole Palmer course at La Cantera Golf Club is a wonderful complementary layout to the Resort course that Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish completed six years earlier at the same venue.
The Colorado River skirts the east flank of the Arthur Hills-designed course at Wolfdancer Golf Club and, indeed, stray shots down the right of the closing holes might just end up in the water.
A number of factors combine to make Crown Colony Country Club a pretty tough golf course to play.
Robert von Hagge and Bruce Devlin routed the 18 holes at Walden Golf Club on Lake Conroe around a real estate development in 1976. The 582-yard 11th - the third of three consecutive par fives - is the star of the show, doglegging out of woods to a lakeside green.