Mission Del Lago Municipal Golf Course

3.2565941176 3.3 stars from 5 (31)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 7044 yards
  • Slope: 132
  • Rating: 73.4
  • Layout

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes - included in green fees
Pull-carts: Yes
Clubs: Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Pitching/chipping area: Yes
Putting green: Yes

Policies

Walking allowed: Yes
Metal spikes allowed: No
Dress code: Appropriate golf attire.
Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 7044 yards 73.4 132
White 72 6378 yards 69.9 123
Gold 72 5890 yards 67.6 121
Red (W) 72 5371 yards 70.6 117

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 3.3 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 3.5 stars from 5
Value: 3.9 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 4.6 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.1 stars from 5
Course Layout: 4.1 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 3.3 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 31 Reviews
5 stars:
4
4 stars:
13
3 stars:
7
2 stars:
3
1 stars:
4

recommend this course

24 out of 31 reviews


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"Mission is Back!!!"


SAgolfer71's avatar
Age:  35-44
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/02/2017
Previously played

Reviewed on

This hidden gem has come a long way! Course is in great shape.....YES really....course is in great shape!! And $25 with cart during the week!!! Best deal in town. And the new staff is super helpful and friendly. I recommend this course to everyone.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Best layout in San Antonio!!!"


SouthTexasLongKnockr's avatar
Age:  35-44
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/01/2017
Previously played

Reviewed on

If you have not played Mission in a while then you need to come out and enjoy the course. They have put a lot of work into this place and it is showing. The only thing its missing is a decent bar/grill. If you think you can best this course.....think again!!!! Come out here and prove me wrong!!!


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"On The Rebound"


Bobemac's avatar
Top 100 Contributor
Texas Advisor
Age:  65+
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  20-24

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/15/2017
First time playing Used cart Windy weather

Reviewed on

This golf course has for too long been the red-haired stepchild of San Antonio golf courses.

The brilliant folks who built this track in 1984 forgot to install irrigation on the fairways and neglected to plant trees.

Two years ago they put in irrigation and last year hundreds of trees were planted.

This course is a sporty layout with wide fairways and tricky greens.

The cart paths are from 33 years ago and need replacing.

There are more huge Fire Ant Mounds here than any other course. Hello, Alamo Golf Trail Executives !!

The greens here are decent. The guys in the proshop, like Brian, are friendly.

They should monitor the pace of play. Several walkers were allowed to dilly dally around the

18 here. This twosome was completely uncaring that they were holding up golfers on carts.

Minor tweaks could make this place a top notch course.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Worst Course I've Seen In 3 Years"


u00000683913's avatar
Age:  35-44
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/28/2016
First time playing

Reviewed on

The only positive about this course was there was nobody on it so I finished in 3 hours.

Tee Boxes: C

Fairways: B

Greens: D

Rough: F--not maintained

Bunkers: C

Cart died on 18th fairway. Paid $36 with a discount and this course is a $15 track.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Fair

Value for the Money: Poor

Off-Course Amenities: Fair


I don't recommend this course


"US Open Rough"


anthonylangford's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/12/2016
Previously played Used cart Played 18 holes Excellent weather

Reviewed on

The rough on this course is absolutely ridiculous. I lost 12 golf balls in the rough. Most drives were only a few yards off of the fairway.

There were several areas on the course where the rough was several feet high. The rough course maintenance is terrible.

Sand traps are horrible. Almost no sand in the traps. I was fortunate not to hit a shot into any of the sand traps.

I won't be playing this course again.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Fair

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I don't recommend this course


"Fairways ok, greens horrible"


billysimm's avatar
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/09/2016
Previously played Used cart Good weather

Reviewed on

Did not enjoy my experience at Mission today. Pace of play was good, the fairways are ok, but the greens are horrible. You cannot get a feel for the greens because they have not been cut and are way to grainy. A put that is supposed to break to the right can actually break to the left because of the grain. Greens need to be cut and maintained better. I'll avoid this course for awhile.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Fair

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I don't recommend this course


"Conditions are Very Good Right Now"


annie242's avatar
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/09/2016
Previously played Used cart Played 18 holes Good weather

Reviewed on

Overall the course is in the best shape that I have ever seen.. Plush fairways greens are rolling smooth and holding approach shots. The rough is thick due to all the recent rain so if you your drives are wayward be prepared to look for your ball. Only negative are some of the bunkers are have standing water in them.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Great time"


reysolsi13's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/03/2016
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Rainy day but course was in great shape had a blast


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Comeback Course of 2014!"


TexasJayhawk1958's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/29/2014
Previously played Played with a group Used cart Played 18 holes Good weather

Reviewed on

We play 1 of the Alamo Trail Golf Courses weekly...give the Mission staff a pat on the back for bringing this course back to one of the best public courses in south Texas, especially when you consider the reasonable green fees! I'll be back!!


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Quality of food & beverage: Poor

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Poor Service/Course Conditions"



1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/11/2014
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The woman in the clubhouse was extremely slow and unhelpful. Fairways are green, but 2nd cut and beyond is terrible. Greens very dry and fast. Course staff was overall unhelpful and even rude. I won't be playing this course again and wouldn't recommend it to any of my friends.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Poor

Value for the Money: Poor

Quality of food & beverage: Poor

Off-Course Amenities: Poor


I don't recommend this course


"Tale of two nines"


wengertd's avatar
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Female
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/03/2014
Previously played Played with a group Used cart Played 18 holes Good weather

Reviewed on

I have played this course numerous times, but this was the first time since their "Renovations". That being said, the course was still in very good shape, but it was definitely two different nines, the front nine, everything was wet, greens were soft, fairly slow and held, there were soft spots everywhere, but as soon as you make the turn, it is bone dry, the ball runs forever, and unless you hit a sky high approach shot or land it short of the green, good luck getting a hold. Additionally, the greens were lightning fast on the back so it was definitely a different approach to playing. One negative is the secondary rough, after you pass the first cut, you might as well forget finding a ball, the second cut is over 6 inches tall and thick, so any sprayed shots that roll out of the first cut, which swallows balls as well, is as good as a lost ball. Overall the course is in great shape, the staff as always were extremely helpful. Unfortunately, according to the staff, due to lack of business, the snack bar was closed, so only drinks and candy bars for any type of food.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Quality of food & beverage: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"1st time"


UTSAMBA09's avatar
Age:  Under 25
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/20/2014
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I have played every public course in San Antonio besides mission del lago so I found a great day and I chose to go.

Course is tough.. Like cedar. Though it's not hilly very difficult fairways.

Greens are being worked on heavily and are not good at all. Beware.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Fair

Staff Friendliness: Fair

Value for the Money: Fair

Quality of food & beverage: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Fair


I recommend this course


"Fairways good, some greens need work"


zekoll's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/22/2014
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I have played , this course,off and on for 20 years. Fairways better than ever, some greens are good and some are being worked on with sand. For the price paid, good value


Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Quality of food & beverage: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Course was in great shape"


guillermo1garcia's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/19/2014
Previously played Played with a group Used cart Played 18 holes Excellent weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Course was at it's best. The best I have ever seen it. My cart bogged out after the first hole but made it back to the clubhouse to get another.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Quality of food & beverage: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"getting there"


DAVIDJPRYOR23's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/28/2014
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Love this course but still a few more weeks to be back were it needs to be..Very Big improvement from a few months ago... I will be back


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Quality of food & beverage: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"$15 nine hole rate"


u000005164281's avatar
Skill:  Beginner
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  25+

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 5/26/2013
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Greens need attention as always. There was a bit of debris on a couple of the greens, and the tees are always messy and some lack markers. The traps were almost all still holding water. Lots of mosquitos. Had a bunc of school kids walking in front of us slowing down play. The $15 dollars we paid for the 9 holes was the best thing I can think of for this outing. Thanks.


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Not bad/Not great"


u000007351084's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a month
Handicap:  10-14

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 5/18/2013
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Course fairways and greens were in good shape. Off the fairways were a little rough. Needed some attention around the cart paths. You tell the high traffic areas weren't kept up as much as they should be. Not a bad course for the money though.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Good Value"


None's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 5/5/2013
Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Fun course, good value. Not in perfect shape but has improved from last time played. If you end up off the fairways you will find some hard pan. Greens were in good shape.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"All tee off require attention as well soho greens, as well of needs of watering on the course."


Patitos's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 3/27/2013
Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

It was great for the payed vale $ 11.00 each. Also a great choices for times and days. I don't recommended this course at this time. I'll check in the summer


Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Easy


I don't recommend this course


"Greens are well kept, good value for the money"


jtgarciajr's avatar
Skill:  Beginner
Plays:  Once a month
Handicap:  20-24

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 3/20/2013
Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I play this course often. It is part of the Alamo City Golf Trail. The course is long but wide. One of the few courses with a water hazard that still has water here in South Texas.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course



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