Brackenridge Heights Golf Course

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4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.4
Conditions
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Value
4.1
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About

Holes 9
Par 36
Length 3032
Slope 0
Rating 0.0
Type Semi-Private
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 36 3032 yards
Gold 37 2711 yards
Red (W) 37 2304 yards
Scorecard for Brackenridge Heights Country Club
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out Total
Blue M: 70.7/121 366 307 473 206 471 167 306 413 323 3032 6064
White M: 69.2/117 363 304 484 175 447 156 280 396 319 2924 5848
Gold W: 68.1/115 335 300 463 165 344 146 265 383 310 2711 5422
Red W: 67.9/111 268 240 387 163 344 156 175 309 262 2304 4608
Handicap 11 15 5 9 1 13 17 3 7
Par 4 4 5 3 5 3 4 4 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 7 13 1 11 3 17 15 5 9

Course Details

Year Built 1918
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tom Bendelow (1918)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Reviews

3.9
17

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Amazing Food 3
Dinner 3
Drinks 3
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 6
Elevation Changes 5
Narrow Fairways 5
This course/club is great for:
9-Hole Rounds 7
Locals 6
Advanced Golfers 5
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 7
Convenient to the City 5
In the 'Burbs 1
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Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Shame it was empty

The course is gorgeous and well taken care of. The best greens ive played in 20 miles. There are only 9 holes... but that didn't bother me... just play different tee box's. The course is usually dead during the week and if you can get on for under 20 bucks around noon I would strongly suggest it. NO ONE WAS ON THE COURSE... nice and relaxing... great food n drinks.
Staff Friendliness Good
Quality of food & beverage Excellent
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Excellent
Course Conditions Excellent
Value for the Money Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Fair weather
Used cart

Private golf course

When I played this course, I was one of 3 groups out there which was a mystery to me. Conditions are good, course has some challenge to it, lady in pro shop was very friendly. I will definitely come back here.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Excellent
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Super course

This former private Country Club was in great condition. It had 2 challenging par 5's, 2 excellent par 3's, and 1 killer par 4. The shots to the greens played longer than the yardage markers would indicate. Overall it was a ghreat afternoon of golf!
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Quality of food & beverage Excellent
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Excellent
Course Conditions Excellent
Value for the Money Excellent
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great Course

Brackenridge is a great course that is in very good shape and gives you a little challenge. It has a very good set up and it is a pretty open course so its hard to lose balls there.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Good
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fairways

The greens are in excellent condition, but the fairways need some work. My husband and I played frequently when it was Brckenridge Country Club. The updating is in very good taste. We had dinner there last year, and we like the food better this yr.
Staff Friendliness Good
Quality of food & beverage Good
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Good
Course Conditions Average
Value for the Money Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

I'll be back

After being closed for the past few years, the new owner and staff have made this a gorgeous place to play. I would like to see additional tee locations for a potential "back 9". Other than that, it was spectacular. Not only will we be back to golf, but to test the amazing looking restaurant. Great job!
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Quality of food & beverage Average
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Excellent
Course Conditions Excellent
Value for the Money Excellent
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Nice 9-hole course

The course was a little challenging for me as a beginner, but not insurmountable. Advanced golfers would probably have no trouble. It is hilly and on a couple holes you can't see the pin. The grounds took divots very easily and I found myself replacing them on nearly every shot no matter the lie. Not a problem, I just assume that's a product of the back-and-forth rainy-hot weather we've been having. Staff was very friendly. Pro shop had the minimum basics, though there is a restaurant if you want real food. Carts were very quiet and in good shape. On a Friday midday there was one or two holdups with groups playing ahead of me, but they were friendly and tolerated me playing through, hacks and all. I ended up finishing my round of 18 in 2 and a half hours. I would have no hesitation going here again. It seemed very well-kept and I enjoyed running into geese and a groundhog during my round. Might be a good challenge for a beginner who is starting to get a feel for the game.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Quality of food & beverage Good
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Good
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Challenging and Different

The course was in great shape in spite of the recent downpours that moved into our area. This is a very challenging 2900 yards that could wear down the best of players if not up to it. Staff were very friendly. Carts were clean and efficient (electric). The course was in very nice shape. A pleasant experience.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Off-course amenities Good
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Good, but could be so much better.

It's a shame. This former country club has all the right grasses in place to make the place fantastic, but apparently aren't willing to cut it as it should. The greens, which could be lightning fast are what I could call barely average for a public course. You can tell they aren't cutting them very much. Same with the fairways and tees. It's too bad - with the proper mowing, the place would have fantastic conditions. All in all, a good course, though. Our rd took 5 hrs, which was horrible. Granted, it was Father's Day and there were hackers around, but still. 5 hrs on a 9 hole course. Ouch.
Staff Friendliness Good
Quality of food & beverage Average
Pace of Play Poor
Off-course amenities Average
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Coming around

Coming around to where it was as a country club. It's not long, but forces you to hit a variety of shots.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Quality of food & beverage Excellent
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Excellent
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Excellent

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Valid dates: Aug 13, 2018 - Dec 31, 2019
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