Golfing in Austin

Whether you are new to golf or new to the Austin area, this page will help you find places to practice and play.

Public Courses

Tip: The most affordable green fees, called “sunset rates”,  begin around 4 pm in the summer.   The next best value, called “evening rates”,  begin as early as 2 pm in the summer.

  • Butler Park Pitch & Putt  (web site, Google map)
    a family-oriented, nine hole, par three course in central Austin
  • Hancock Golf Course  (web site, Google map)
    a nine hole course just north of the University of Texas
  • Lions Municipal Golf Course  (web site, Google map)
    an eighteen hole course just west of downtown Austin
  • Morris Williams Golf Course  (web site, Google map)
    an eighteen hole course east of I35 and the University of Texas
    –> Closed for renovations until early 2013
  • Riverside Golf Course  (web site, Google map)
    an eighteen hole course, southeast of downtown off of Riverside Drive
  • Bluebonnet Hill Golf Course  (web site, Google map)
    an eighteen hole course with practice facilities, northeast of downtown
  • Harvey Penick Golf Campus  (web site, Google map)
    a nine hole course and practice facilities with competitive rates

Practice Facilities

Tip: Looking for something more than a driving range?  Jimmy Clay / Roy Kizer Golf Course has four par-three practice holes of varying lengths.  Called the “Joe Balander Short Course”, the tee boxes are first come first serve, and for $5 you can play these holes as many times as you like.  (course details, Google map)

Public Courses Farther Afield

Tip: While most of these golf courses offer membership packages for the frequent golfer, they all welcome non-members and have rates for individual rounds.

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