Golf Club of Houston (formerly Redstone) was formed in 2003 with a private 18-hole course. The Houston Open was held on the Member layout for three years before switching to the newer Rees Jones Tournament course.
Located on the site of the former Andrau Airpark in Houston, the 18-hole layout at Royal Oaks Country Club is a Fred Couples Signature course which forms the centrepiece of an upmarket residential development.
The shorter and less difficult of two 18-hole layouts at TPC San Antonio, the Canyons course is a Pete Dye design which has hosted the San Antonio Championship on the Champions Tour since 2011.
Established in 1896, Dallas Country Club engaged Tom Bendelow to lay out the original course for the membership in 1910. Much has changed since then, including a late 1990s upgrade by Jay Morrish.
Laid out on a flat tract of land next to Aransas Bay, the course at Rockport Country Club is Bill Coore's first solo design from 1984, long before he teamed up with Ben Crenshaw to form their formidable design partnership.
The oldest public 18-hole layout in Texas, Brackenridge Park Golf Course in San Antonio has hosted twenty-one editions of the Texas Open from 1922 to 1959. None other than A. W. Tillinghast designed “Old Brack” in 1916.
Laid out in 2005 by Jeff Blume within a 182-acre property close to Lake Conroe, the Grand Pines course at Bentwater Yacht & Country Club was the last of the three private layouts to debut at an outstanding 54-hole golf facility.
The 18-hole layout at Texas Rangers Golf Club – the world’s first Major League Baseball-branded golf course – opened for play at the start of 2019, following a multi-million dollar renovation conducted by architect John Colligan, who’s an Arlington local.
The course at Gentle Creek Country Club is the sporting focus at an upmarket residential development in Prosper. It’s routed across 235 acres of forested terrain, with fairways set around a large lake.
Ralph Plummer designed the layout at Willow Brook Country Club in the 1950s and Tripp Davis recently carried out a renovation of the course, working to a masterplan he had developed for the club in 2015.