San Antonio Texas Golf Courses
San Antonio TX Public Golf Courses: Planning your San Antonio Golf Vacation...
Hit the links at any of the beautiful San Antonio golf courses within a short drive of The Fairmount Hotel San Antonio. Northern Hills Golf Club, Pecan Valley Golf Club, and the The Republic Golf Club are less than eight miles from our hotel.
San Antonio is fast becoming a major national golf destination. Mild temperatures, more than 300 days of sunshine annually, and a wide range of greens fees to fit any budget make San Antonio's golf among the best to be found. Whether visiting for leisure or business, you'll enjoy time you spend at these fine San Antonio golf courses.
Note that the selection list is in alphabetical order and indicates the distance to the golf course or country club. For those who wish to scroll the entire list, it is in order by distance from the hotel.
San Antonio Golf Courses listed by distance from the hotel:
Riverside Municipal Golf Course 3.4 miles
203 McDonald, San Antonio, TX , 210-533-8371
Riverside Municipal Golf Course is a golf course for the entire family. This San Antonio public golf course, located just south of downtown, features an 18-hole championship layout for the seasoned golfers in the family and a 9-hole, par 3 course for beginners. As the name suggests, the San Antonio River lines several holes. Trees on the front nine require you to keep it straight, particularly the one blocking the right side of the seventh fairway, while the back nine give you the chance to grip it and rip it.
Willow Springs Municipal Golf Course 4.4 miles
202 Coliseum Road, San Antonio, TX 78219, 210-226-6721
Willow Springs Municipal Golf Course has been a true test for many San Antonio golfers over the years. The popular course, site of several Texas Opens and frequent local amateur tournaments, is located in east San Antonio across the street from the AT&T Center. Each hole, with its long, open fairways and elevation changes, will keep you contemplating what club to use on your next shot. Large ponds and the Salado Creek are frequent collectors of misguided golf balls. The 663-yard, winding par 5 second hole, and its well-guarded green, is the longest hole in San Antonio.
Pecan Valley Golf Club 5.8 miles
4700 Pecan Valley Dr, San Antonio, TX 78223, Phone: (210) 333-9018
Originally designed by J. Press Maxwell, Pecan Valley Golf Club in San Antonio has long been recognized as one of golf's greatest masterpieces. Now, with the help of renowned architect Bob Cupp, Pecan Valley Golf Club has been restored to it's legendary status with a complete renovation, including state-of-the-art irrigation, greens built to USGA specifications and a new clubhouse and banquet facility.For most people, the real attractions are the beautiful course and the chance to play this piece of history. Par 71, Yards 7,010, Rating 73.9, Slope 131
Quarry Golf Club 7.1 miles
444 E. Basse, San Antonio, TX 78209, Phone: (210) 824-4500
Designed by nationally recognized golf course designer Keith Foster, The Quarry is recognized around the country for it's unique setting and character. Designer Keith Foster created a unique layout where the front nine is reminiscent of British Open links-style courses: no trees, deep heather rough and an ever-present breeze to bedevil you. However, it's the back nine that amazes most golfers. All nine holes are set in an 86-acre limestone quarry, winding around its 100-foot-tall perimeter and challenging the golfer to carry shots over the imposing chasms. The Quarry Golf Club offers a challenge to any level player, from the scratch golfer to the weekend warrior. This will definitely be one of the most memorable rounds of golf you will ever play. Par 71, Yards 6,740, Rating 72.4, Slope 128
The Republic Golf Club 7.6 miles
4226 SE Military Dr., San Antonio, TX, (210) 359-0000
The 18-hole "Republic" course at the The Republic Golf Club facility in San Antonio, Texas features 7,070 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71. Designed by Art Schaupeter, ASGCA, the Republic golf course opened in 2002. Only 10 minutes from downtown San Antonio's world famous Riverwalk, The Republic Golf Club provides magnificent golf with the feeling that a little Texas history whistles through the trees. This course offers fast greens and four different tees to give players of all skill levels a run. Add hazards and flattening terrain to the mix and you're sure to experience a challenging but fun day out.
Olmos Basin Municipal Golf Course 7.8 miles
7022 N. McCullough Ave., San Antonio, TX 78216, 210-826-4041
Olmos Basin Municipal Golf Course is one of San Antonio's most popular municipal golf courses located just north of Olmos Dam in the Olmos Flood Basin, off the beaten path of Highway 281. Olmos has been the site of numerous men's, ladies', and amateur city championships over the years. Stray from the busy highway with this honest, straightforward test of golf that offers a little bit of everything: narrow, tree-lined fairways that require accuracy with your driver and long irons; occasional water hazards and creeks to contemplate; long, demanding par 3 holes; and a couple of reachable par 4s that beg for you to pull the big dog out of your bag and let it rip.
Woodlake Golf Club 11.9 miles
6500 Woodlake Pkwy, San Antonio, TX, (210) 661-6124
Woodlake Country Club Professionals can handle all your golf, tournament, catering and banquet needs. Two convenient practice putting greens, separate driving range, pro- shop and full service Bar & Grill complete the extraordinary Woodlake Golf experience. Built in 1972 and designed by Desmond Muirhead. This course requires some shot accuracy due to the narrow fairways, multiple water hazards and well-protected greens. The course has a great speed, hilly terrain and beautiful views all which make Woodlake a challenge for the seasoned golfer and a beauty to behold for the novice.
Silverhorn Golf Club 14.1 miles
1100 W. Bitters Rd, San Antonio, TX, Phone: (210) 545-5300
Opened in 1997, SilverHorn Golf Club of Texas has earned the reputation as the best upscale daily fee golf course in San Antonio. This course has all the challenges the area is known for: creeks, rocks, trees and narrow fairways that lead to fast, undulating greens. SilverHorn has been ranked among "The Top 25 Courses in Texas" by The Dallas Morning News. SilverHorn Golf Club of Texas is recognized as being the best in the state, and is also considered as one of the most challenging layouts in San Antonio. SilveHorn's tree-lined fairways, strategic use of sand and water, and beautifully framed contoured greens make this par 72 course a treasured Hill Country experience long remembered. The signature hole on the front-nine is the par-5 6th hole which shares much in common with great golf holes around the world. Par 72, Yards 7,000, Rating 73.1, Slope 129
Mission del Lago Municipal Golf Course 14.2 miles
1250 Mission Grande, San Antonio, TX 78221, 210-627-2522
Unlike Cedar Creek Golf Course, its sister course in the hills of the northside, Mission del Lago Municipal Golf Course is set near the shores of Mitchell Lake on the flat lands of San Antonio's south side. Its windy, wide open spaces take many of Cedar Creek's trees out of play, making it quite challenging, as do more than 120 sand traps and numerous water hazards spread across the course offer consequences for the flaws in your gameYou'll need your short game for Mission's multi-tiered greens. Five sets of tee markers offer a challenge for all skill levels. Driving range is available on site.
The Northern Hills Golf Club 14.4 miles
13202 Scarsdale, San Antonio, TX, Phone: (210) 655-8026
The 18-regulation hole, 6,627-yardage golf course is situated on approximately 130 acres that will prove interesting and challenging to any level of golf abilities. First time visitors or repeat guests to the course will enjoy new greens and new water control systems. Our head golf professional, Bill Durbin and his staff will provide members, guests and tournament players any assistance that may be required to make your golf outing a memorable experience. Golf lessons available for game improvements.
Alamo Golf Club 14.9 miles
9700 Rochelle Rd., San Antonio, TX 78240, (210) 696-4000 8026
Alamo Golf Club is a complete golf facility with 18 hole golf course, two story driving range and new Par 3 Pitch and Putt. This well-manicured course has fairways that are lined with palm trees. There are also water hazards that come into play on some holes. Guests must be accompanied by a member in order to play this course. Discount Pro Shop and Club Rental are also available.
Par 67, Yards 5,255
The Resort Course at La Cantera 17.2 miles
16641 La Cantera Pkwy, San Antonio, TX, (800) 446-5387
Carved from the walls of a limestone quarry and nestled amid the live oak trees, streams and wildlife of the Texas Hill Country, The Resort Course at La Cantera is a visual stunner. The thrills include a tee shot from atop an 80-foot quarry wall where you take dead aim at the Six Flags¨ Fiesta Texas¨ roller coaster, "The Rattler." But don't be fooled by the dramatic scenery - this beauty can be a beast. Elevated tees help the shorter hitter, but accurate second shots are a must. The Resort Course at La Cantera is one of the last courses designed by the renowned team of Jay Morrish and Tom Weiskopf. And as proof of their success, the course has been the host of the PGA Tour's Texas Open at La Cantera since 1995. Par 72, Yards 7,001, Rating 72.5, Slope 134
The Palmer Course at La Cantera 18.9 miles
17865 Babcock Rd, San Antonio, TX, (210) 558-2365
The Palmer Course at La Cantera Golf Club in San Antonio, Texas is the creation of golfing legend Arnold Palmer. This championship golf course features a variety of waterfalls, majestic landscape and breathtaking views of the San Antonio skyline and Texas Hill Country. The experience of this exciting golf course is capped off with the spectacular 18th hole that plays slightly uphill before a dramatic 80 foot downhill slope featuring an incredible view of the luxury clubhouse and waterfall fed lake. The Palmer Course at La Cantera Golf Club in San Antonio, Texas features five teesets providing just the right challenge for all golfers. This well-manicured course has fairways that are lined with palm trees. There are also water hazards that come into play on some holes. Guests must be accompanied by a member in order to play this course. Green fees indicated are for all-day play.
Canyon Springs Golf Club 20.9 miles
24400 Canyon Golf Rd., San Antonio, TX, Phone: (210) 497-1770
The 18-hole "Canyon Springs" course at the Canyon Springs Golf Club facility in San Antonio, Texas features 7,077 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. This beautiful San Antonio golf course winds through some of the most scenic Hill Country north of San Antonio. Five sets of tees on each hole create a challenge for golfers of every level. Tee it up on the cliff-top 10th hole and let it rip. But be sure you've got another ball in your pocket. The course rating is 72.8 and it has a slope rating of 130. Designed by Tom Walker, the Canyon Springs golf course opened in 1998.
The Golf Club of Texas at Briggs Ranch 21.1 miles
13600 Briggs Ranch, San Antonio, TX, (210) 677-0027
Texas' only Lee Trevino Signature Course, The Golf Club of Texas features gently rolling fairways, water on 11 holes, 44 sand bunkers and a dazzling assortment of authentic Texas wildflowers, cacti and mesquite trees. Lucas Creek meanders through the course, linking four magnificent ponds. The natural beauty of the south central Texas landscape combined with friendly service make this one of the best golf experiences in Texas. Par 72, Yards 7,022, Rating 73.1, Slope 135
Cedar Creek Golf Course 21.1 miles
8250 Vista Colina, San Antonio, Texas 78255, (210) 695-5050
Set in picturesque Texas Hill Country, Cedar Creek Golf Course has been ranked the top municipal golf course in South Texas in just about every survey. As demanding as it is beautiful, Cedar Creek Golf Course winds its way through limestone hillsides, taking a golfer up and down steep elevation changes, through oak thickets, and around several waterfalls and meandering creeks. While the fairways are generous, the multi-tiered greens demand accurate iron shots and put a premium on the short game.