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Nobody appreciates the angles on the golf course more than those who designed them, reports senior writer Mike Bailey after spend a couple of days playing with members of the ASGCA.
Bradley S. Klein, an honorary member of the American Society of Golf Course Architects, attended the group's annual meeting and had these takeaways.
So maybe you've got a long weekend or three afternoons during the week in Houston and about $200 to spend on golf. Not a problem, because $200 goes a long way in the Bayou City, and best of all, there's more than 100 courses from which to choose. All but one of them can be played for less than $100. So with that in mind, let's set our goals a little modestly. Choosing just three courses isn't easy, but my picks don't take you too far out of town, fit well within budget and are courses that say Houston all over them.
After closing in January, renovations at historic Gus Wortham Park Golf Course in Houston are well underway for a late fall reopening.
Houston Golf CoursesPlay golf long enough and you'll be paired with a golfer who truly loses it.As a longtime Houstonian, I got to see George Herbert Walker Bush a lot – along with thousands of others. That usually came at sporting events, whether he was throwing out the first pitch at an Astros game, calling the coin toss at a Texans game as an honorary captain or attending The Houston Open every spring.Fans of Texas golf will want to listen to the latest episode of the Golf Advisor Podcast, where Matt Ginella interviews legends Hal Sutton and Jackie Burke Jr. at Champions Golf Club.On a recent trip to Houston, Golf Advisor Editor-at-Large spoke with two titans of Texas golf, and two of the most entertaining personalities in the game.Journey with Matt Ginella through Houston, Texas as he explores everything from baseball stadiums to space shuttles, as well as visits with the legendary Jackie Burke Jr. at Champions Golf Club.To the casual observer, it seems pretty much like business as usual in the Houston area a year after one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history, Hurricane Harvey, struck the Texas Gulf Coast. But the truth is, despite the overall look of normalcy, the rebuilding process continues. Some have just moved on, of course. The local golf scene is no exception.