DEER PARK, Texas -- Opened in 1996, the Battleground golf course at Deer Park remains one of the better values in the Houston area.
Located just east of the city in the heart of the area's oil-and-gas production, this municipal golf course has served Deer Park and surrounding communities for two decades with a golf course that measures nearly 7,000 yards from the back tees.
With water on half the holes and usually a prevailing breeze from the south, it's anything but easy, although the par 5s are short and represent birdie opportunities.
The Battleground at Deer Park has excellent stand-alone practice facilities that include a range, short-game area and three-hole practice course available for a nominal fee.
The large clubhouse features a well stocked golf shop and excellent restaurant and banquet facilities.