Our panelists checklist their favourite programs for an inexpensive round the clock.

Gap 12 marker at Texarkana Golf Ranch. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning Information)

By Mark Kazlowski and Scott Bell of the Dallas Morning Information

12:47 pm Could 7, 2022 CDT

The price is a greens price plus the price of the cart plus tax for a primary Saturday tee time. Charges are from March 2022. Precise charges might differ. To be eligible, a course have to be rated by 5 panel members.

2022 Rank syllabus place
designer yr
to open
cost 2021
1 Texarkana Golf Ranch texarkana
Jim Fazio Jr. 2002 $42 1
2 Gus Wortham Park Golf Course houston
baxter span 1908 $55 4
3 Stevens Park Golf Course Dallas
Ex-Jack Burke Sr.;
Y-Colligan Golf Design
1950 $58 8
4 Delaware Springs
Golf Course
Dave Axland, Dan Proctor 1999 $53 6
5 Legacy Hills George City
Billy Casper, Greg Nasho 1996 $56 NR
6 Squaw Creek Golf Membership willow park
X-Ralph Plummer
Y-Colligan Golf Design
1971 $58 3
7 Willow Springs Golf Course San Antonio
Emil Loeffler, John Bredemus 1923 $50 13
8 Cedar Creek Golf Course San Antonio
Baxter Spahn, Ken Dye, Joe Finger 1989 $54 1 1
9 Break up Rail Hyperlinks and Golf Golf equipment aledo
Phil Lumsden 2002 $59 22
10 Waters Creek, Course in Custom Allen
X-Bruce Devlin/Robert Von Hague, Y-Weibing Wolford Design 1991 $59 NR
1 1 Jimmy Clay Golf Course Austin
Joe Finger 1974 $54 20
12 Morris Williams Golf Course Austin
Leon Howard 1964 $42 18
13 barecut course huntsville
Journey Davis 2003 $37 10
14 Claiburn Golf Hyperlinks Claiburn
Colligan Golf Design 2009 $46 15
15 Cedar Crest Golf Course Dallas
XAW Tillinghast,
1918 $47 23
16 Sherrill Park Municipal No. 1 Richardson
ex- Leon Howard, Buster Craig;
1973 $57 12
17 Cypresswood Golf Membership,
Cypress Course
Keith Foster 1997 $55 NR
18 Pecan Valley Golf Course,
river course
Fort Price
Ralph Plummer 1963 $33 NR
19 mesquite golf course mesquite
Ex-Leon Howard;
y-Jeffrey D. Brauer
1965 $50 NR
20 Hidden Creek Golf Course burlson
Ex—Steve Plummer;
Y-Colligan Golf Design
1997 $48 24
21 Colovista Golf Membership Bastrop
les appelt 1997 $53 21
22 Lions Municipal Golf Course Austin
AW Tillinghaast 1924 $54 19
23 Rayburn Nation Resort brookland
X-J Rivier, Robert von Hague; Y-Randolph P. Russell/Invoice Hannah 1968 $59 NR
24 Gaines County Golf Course Seminole
Jim Terry 1958 $40 NR
25 Woodbridge Golf Membership Willie
Lee Singletary 1999 $59 NR

X-Unique Design; Y-Redesign. NR-rank no; *Ranked in a unique worth class in 2021. Not ranked: 6. Ross Rogers Golf Complicated, Wildhorse Course, Amarillo; 7. Brackenridge Park GC, San Antonio; 10. Butterfield Path GC, El Paso; 11. Panorama GC, Conroe; 15.Rayburn Nation Resort, Brookland; 19. Houston Nationwide GC; 21. Olympia Hills GC, Common Metropolis; 22. Golf Membership of Texas—Concun; 23. Course in Waters Creek, Traditions, Allen; 24. Angoor Nagar; 25. Shadowglen GC, Manor.

Course Score Standards

Multifaceted expertise: What makes the curriculum an excellent combine for top and low handicap? Are higher gamers challenged, whereas increased handicaps are capable of get pleasure from play via the usage of smaller teeing areas, alternate routes, hazard spots and accessible pins?

Shotmaking: Does it check accuracy, finesse, size, and pouring with out putting an excessive amount of emphasis on any of those abilities?

Design: Is there an excellent steadiness? totally different lengths? Doglegs proper and left? Threats placement? Inexperienced sizes and styles?

Afterthoughts: How a lot do you keep in mind in regards to the course? Does one or two holes come throughout as nice or unhealthy?

magnificence: Do pure values ​​add to the pleasure of a spherical? Bushes, shrubs, hills, mounds, flowers, and so on.?

Upkeep: How would you charge the course situations, making an allowance for all of the elements like tees, greens, fairways, bunkers? When is spring, summer time, fall or winter seen?

Enjoyment: How do you’re feeling about being on the course? What about options? From arrival to departure, was it an excellent, unhealthy or nostalgic {golfing} expertise?


David AltemusBasic Supervisor/COO, Royal Oaks CC, Houston

William Aycockthe woodlands beginner

mike baileyHouston-based golf author

Robert Bantafrisco beginner

Walt Barnesedison beginner

brent blackburnHead Skilled Corpus Christi CC

Kurt Breaksmontgomery beginner

John Brechindallas beginner

Bruce BurgerSuperintendent The Quarry Golf Membership

ben burnsHead Skilled Crown Colony CC, Lufkin

mark buttonSenior Director of Communications Texas Golf Affiliation

Tony Campagnagolf course sand and supplies guide

Miles CarlsonMontgomery Tx . Golf Course Superintendent at Grand Pines GC in

Greg Clarkfrisco beginner

Beth Cleckleraustin beginner

John CochranDirector of Competitions for the Texas Golf Affiliation South Texas, Kingwood Beginner

Kyle Cuddyplano beginner

brent cooperdallas beginner

jack cooperroulette beginner

Daniel CoughlanDirector of Golf Bent Tree CC

Robert Couturedallas beginner

barry dentonPGA Professionals, Cordillera Ranch, Born

Thomas DevannaAssistant Skilled Tangle Ridge GC, Grand Prairie

Cameron Carried outHead Skilled Preston Path Golf Membership, Dallas

conrad dosthe woodlands beginner

cam daughertycorpus christi beginner

lu duranfrisco beginner

bob elliotPGA Life Member, Dallas

Zane EllisKing-Collins Golf Design Affiliate, League Metropolis Hobbyist

gilbert freemanPGA Skilled Emeritus Lakewood CC, Dallas

edward gatlinPGA Life Member, Athens

Kenneth GorzikDirector of Agricultural Sciences Horseshoe Bay Resort

invoice hanleyFort Price beginner, former president of the Texas Golf Affiliation

toad harborRoyal Oaks CC GM/COO, Dallas

Mark HarrisonGovernment Director/CEO of NTPGA

Malcolm HollandDallas beginner, former president of the Texas Golf Affiliation

Danny JonesHead Skilled, Walden on Lake Conroe

mark kazlowskiTexas Golf Editor, Cedar Hill Beginner

Robbie KearneyGM Cimarron Hills Golf & CC

Trey KempoGolf Course Architect, Dallas Hobbyist

Keith Kirkendallythe woodlands beginner

ryan kosickAssistant Government Director / COO of NTPGA

Nancy Cromariaustin beginner

Kellen KubasakiCOO of Golf San Antonio, San Antonio beginner

Phyllis Quadarifort value beginner

Ricky LyonBasic Supervisor Westwood Golf Membership, Houston

kathy marinoJesuit Golf Coach, LPGA Skilled

James McAfeeFormer NTPGA Government Director, Golf Author, Planoamateur

Mike McCabeBasic Supervisor Golf Membership in Tribute

Sam Morrowhouston beginner

terry olsonDirector of Gross sales and Advertising, Lajitas Golf Resort

Casey PaulsonPresident of Gross sales and Operations, Driftwood Golf Membership

mike petersonPGA Tour Guidelines Official, Garland Beginner

kevin porterDallas beginner, director of competitions for the Texas Golf Affiliation North Texas

George PreloGM of Golf Operations, Ross Rogers and Comanche Path Golf Complicated, Amarillo

Jim QuinoaGolf consultant, board member of Fort Price’s first tee, builds Arlington beginner

jerry ransomgreenville beginner

mass rapdallas beginner

Paul Richardsaustin beginner

Corey RobersonDirector of Golf Cordillera Ranch, Bornia

Robert Rodriguezsan antonio beginner

Chris RoweHead Skilled Whispering Pines, Trinity

Linda Sackettsan antonio beginner

Lee Sandlindallas beginner

Kerry ShultenDallas beginner, former president of the Texas Golf Affiliation

Zach SevillaSpeaker BestGrips.com, Conroe Beginner

wesley shawdallas beginner

Marty Slade Perlmandallas beginner

Randy SmithPGA Skilled Emeritus, Royal Oaks CC, Dallas

Shane Smithconro beginner

Mark SteinbauerSpirit Golf Affiliation Vice President

tom streuberPGA Skilled Emeritus Merido Golf Membership, Carrollton

alden tarveraustin beginner

Steve TermeerGM/COO College of Texas Golf Membership, Austin

Matt TrevinoDirector of Golf, Riverhill CC, Kerville

Tammy Trichellsan antonio beginner

Mark Tylendalewisville beginner

Casey WadeHead Skilled Excessive Meadow Ranch GC, Magnolia

Pat WheelerHost of Texas Lynx on the Air, Dallas Beginner

nanette wheelieswaco beginner

Jim Whittenarlington beginner

greg villebelton beginner

Chris Vinnohouston beginner

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