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4.2
274 Reviews (274)
5 Stars
142
4 Stars
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3 Stars
24
2 Stars
11
1 Stars
17
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.1
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.1
88.7%
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236 out of 274 reviews
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4.1
50 Reviews (50)
5 Stars
24
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.0
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.1
84.0%
Recommend this course
42 out of 50 reviews
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4.2
82 Reviews (82)
5 Stars
39
4 Stars
29
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.1
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.2
87.8%
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72 out of 82 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7422 yards
Slope 138
Rating 75.8
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Golf Club of Houston
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Course Details

Year Built 2005
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Rees Jones (2005) David Toms (2005) Greg Muirhead (2005)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes - included

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Caddies Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No

Reviews

4.2
274 Reviews (274)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 17
Dinner 10
Watching the Game 8
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 35
Water Hazards 32
Forced Carries 23
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 31
A Weekend Splurge 23
A Bucket list/Top 100 Pick 20
This Course's Location is:
Near the Airport 37
Convenient to the City 26
Worth the Drive 18

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Conditions Good
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Layout Excellent
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Pace Excellent
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Handicap 15-19
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Windy weather
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Poor Drainage Ruined What Could Have Been a Great Round

Great Greens, consistent, not overly slow especially considering overnight rain.
Fairways however literally ate tee shots. Piped drives down the middle of the fairway plugged and disappeared slowing play and put a real damper on what could have been a great round.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Handicap 10-14
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4.0
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Previously Played

Disappointed

I was slightly disappointed when they told me it was cart path only. Th3 fairways were very wet and balls would plug when they hit. The greens were excellent however.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very Wet

The course does not drain well and our balls plugged often. I guess it is due to the time of year but the course was not in very good condition compared to the first time I played it a couple of years ago. Hopefully they will get it back in shape before the pros come to play in the Fall. Would have been disappointed if we had paid full price but fortunately we were playing with a great HotDeal

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

First Visit

Like the layout but rain from previous days made many parts of the fairway soggy. Was surprised that there are fivesomes on Friday afternoons. Fortunately, group allowed us to overtake them.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Terrible pace of play

Course was in good condition though fairways were too wet and couldn’t get any roll. Greens were in great shape.

Pace of play was terrible even when a caddie was mandatory. The guys ahead of us took all the time in the world on the greens.

Our caddie, Dwight, did and amazing job and was great reading greens. That’s the reason for the 5 star staff friendliness.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great course but cart path only before the PGA tournament

I knew that they kept the carts on the path before the tournament but I didn't realize the tournament had been moved to October. So for around we had to stay cart path only. Are other issues were mainly because the day we shoot up the grill was not open and also they close the turn building at about 2:30 so since we were playing in the afternoon we were not able to eat before around or get anything when we made the turn.
The course itself was awesome.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

PGA level course

The best course I have ever played, fairways were picture perfect. The greens were good, but the grounds crew was getting the course ready for the Valero open. But just a great course, price was great !

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Fun day - good conditions and nice layout

Have been to Shell Houston Open numerous times in past so excited about playing the Tournament Course. Two of us teed off at 0900 on a Monday morning and finished in a bit over 3 hours. Greens were holding well and rolling very smoothly with good speed although not lightning fast today. Fairways were in very good shape, tee boxes still coming into their own and only thing not quite up to standard yet. Really enjoyed the diversity of holes from blue tees, think I played just about every club in the bag. Yes a bit pricey including forecaddie but for us was well worth it and greatly enjoyed the day.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Slow play

Love the course, it’s in perfect shape. 3rd time to play here and 2nd time I quit on hold 13. Management needs to do a better job of booking tee times or have someone enforce slow play. You got amateurs waiting for the green to clear on a 285yd par 4, then they all shank it or top it. Had 5 groups stacked up without a Marshall in site. Just gets annoying when you can’t even finish a round because of slow players.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun but extremely soaked

Probably should’ve closed the course. Way too wet... would lose drives in the fairway. Course overall was nice

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Xmas golf

Very nice course.
Great pace.
No water buckets and no ball washers.
No trash cans either.
But very nice.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Great day considering it was Dec 20th !

Booked a two some with a rental set and forecaddie a week in advance. Before 11 a forecaddie is mandatory. At 11 or after it was optional and we wanted the advantage of course knowledge. I was advised when I called by the pro shop that they don’t really have stiff shaft rentals available. I was told at check in that they had one set but it was in use. This was a bit of a surprise and somewhat disappointing.

Forecaddie was friendly and energetic. He is a traveler yet he had pretty good course knowledge and really read greens well. That alone saved several strokes between my partner and me. I would recommend Rob to anyone.

Greens were in good shape and rolled quick. The fairways had a lot of soggy spots and we were limited to cart path only. The bunkers were raked well but seemed to be packed down. I had a more difficult time getting out of sand traps than I normally do.

The last 3 holes are wide open and it was a very gusty day of golf. With 35+ mph winds the last 3 holes were brutal. Overall a very good day.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Great course but pace of play a struggle

We enjoyed the layout and the conditions were overall above average - some very soggy areas and water damage but not the course's fault...Houston has been drenched recently.
Pace of play however is a huge issue. The course routinely lets out fivesomes. We were playing behind 2 consectuve fivesomes and our round ended up taking 5 hours on the dot.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

The layout, course conditions, & friendly staff make this a great golf experience everytime I play there. There is nothing better in Houston.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great time - better value!

Had a blast. Greens, tees & fairways are in phenomenal condition. Very challenging!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent

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