San Antonio Golf Courses

Tapatio Springs Resort & Golf Club

A course with breathtaking 500  foot elevation changes

End of Johns Road West, Boerne, TX 78006; Tel. 1.800.999.3299
With elevations of up to 2,000 feet the summer temperatures are several degrees cooler than other areas of South Texas.  Highs are seldom in the nineties and most days in the eighties.

Each nine offers entirely different challenges for golfers of all levels.  Even though Tapatio became a private course on January 1st, golfers can play as a resort guest, member, guest of a member or reciprocal guest from other clubs.  Fees are from $65 to $85 with good tee times available.

Brackenridge Park Municipal Golf Course

2315 Ave. B, San Antonio TX 78215; Tel. 210.226.5612
First opened in 1916, this San Antonio golf course is the oldest of city's municipal course system. Brackenridge Park is the former and long time host of the PGA Winter Tour event. The San Antonio golf course itself measures 6,200+ yards from the tips. and the modest green fees are in the $12-$20 range.

Canyon Springs Golf Club

24400 Canyon Golf Rd., San Antonio TX 78258; Tel. 210.497.1770
Opened recently in 1998, this Tom Walker design central to a luxury housing development is thought of as one of the top courses in the San Antonio area. A four-and-a-half star course, Canyon Springs measures 7,078 yards from the tips and features outstanding vistas of the San Antonio area countryside. The course costs in the $55-$100 range.

Hill Country Golf Club

9800 Hyatt Resort Dr., San Antonio TX 78251; Tel. 210.520.4040
This four-star resort course offers one of the most luxurious golfing experiences in the area with top-notch service and amenities. The course itself is an Arthur Hills design completed in 1993. San Antonio's Hill Country Golf Club course measures just under 7,000 yards, and the green fees aren't bad for the resort feel; in the $60-$120 range.

La Cantera Golf Club - Editor's Pick

17865 Babcock Rd., San Antonio TX 78255; Tel. 210.558.2365
The courses at La Cantera, the Resort (7,001 yards) and the Palmer (6,926 yards), are the finest in the San Antonio area. The complex plays host to the annual PGA Tour Texas Open. Both courses have received just about every commendation a public course can receive since their inceptions in 1994 and 2001 respectively. La Cantera is a must-play destination for golfers finding themselves in the San Antonio area. Green fees are a bargain for these world-class courses: $60-$130.

Pecan Valley Golf Club

4700 Pecan Valley Dr., San Antonio TX 78223; Tel. 210.333.9018
Pecan Valley was the site of the historic 1968 PGA Championship, and after a $5.5 million renovation by architect Bob Cupp, the course is expected to regain top status in Texas. The course plays 7,010 yards, and features tight, oak and pecan tree-lined fairways. A four-star course, Pecan Valley green fees are in the $75-$90 range.

The Golf Club of Texas

13600 Briggs Ranch, San Antonio TX 78245; Tel. 210.677.0027
This Lee Trevino signature course features top conditions and beautiful landscaping, with native wildflowers and cactus lining the fairways. The three-and-a-half star course received a top-50 mention for service from Golf Digest, and reviewers mentioned the food to be outstanding for what it's worth. Green fees are in the $60-$95 range.

The Quarry Golf Club

444 E. Basse Rd., San Antonio TX 78209; Tel. 210.824.4500
This unique four-star course features a front nine set in native grassland and a back nine built in a 100-year-old rock quarry. This Keith Foster design opened in 1993, and is praised heavily for its outstanding year-round condition and one-of-a-kind landscape. The course plays 6,740 yards from the tips, and will set you back anywhere from $65-$110.