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4.0
720 Reviews (720)
5 Stars
198
4 Stars
298
3 Stars
120
2 Stars
65
1 Stars
39
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.0
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.9
87.2%
Recommend this course
584 out of 720 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.7
51 Reviews (51)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
24
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.7
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.0
82.4%
Recommend this course
42 out of 51 reviews
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3.9
116 Reviews (116)
5 Stars
38
4 Stars
52
3 Stars
15
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
7
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.9
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.1
86.2%
Recommend this course
100 out of 116 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7337 yards
Slope 139
Rating 75.3
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Course Details

Year Built 2001
Fairways Baby Bermuda & 419 Bermuda Grass
Greens TifEagle Bermuda Grass
Architect von Hagge, Smelek and Baril (2001) Gus Grantham (1999)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Single Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire.

Reviews

4.0
720 Reviews (720)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 55
Patio Dining 45
Watching the Game 30
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 71
Water Hazards 59
Undulating Greens 47
This course/club is great for:
Locals 60
Advanced Golfers 41
Beginners 24
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 52
Worth the Drive 35
Convenient to the City 34

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Good Track

Course was was maintained, unique holes, greens in great shape will play again

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 04/06/2020

We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back at Houston National Golf Club!

Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens are fast!

The fairways are in need of water, they did just slit the fairways so they should be getting better soon. The greens are mostly in great shape. They are running fast! Blew the first couple of putts right by just.needed to adjust the speed.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 04/03/2020

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we appreciate you leaving us with your feedback. Thank you for playing Houston National Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon!

Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

1st time play

Course administered COVID19 protocols well. Played alone well spaced from other groups though 2 played me through even though I wasn't in any hurry to get home. Course is challenging to hit to decent fairway lies and there are few bailout areas around the steep sided and water/trap guarded greens. Generally as tight a housing development course as I have seen. Some patches of fairways and many bunkers were bare and neglected. The greens were in nice shape and putted true.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 03/31/2020

Thank you for taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass along your feedback to the staff so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting us at Houston National Golf Club! We hope to see you again soon!

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I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 03/31/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Houston National Golf Club!

Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 03/31/2020

Thank you for visiting us at Houston National Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

GREAT DAY OF GOLF

The course needs to implement more stringent Covid-19 restrictions: Players should not be allowed in Pro Shop...putting staff at risk; Course should not allow double cart ridership, unless requested by players; No evidence that cart had been sanitized.

I play this course about once a year. It is a great layout with many, many challenges. The fairways are in pretty good condition. Greens are in very good condition.

I got teamed up with 2 great local guys and had a blast.

There was an extremely slow foursome in front of us and despite calling pro shop, no marshall came out to move them along...only bad part of the day.

The 17th & 18th are 2 of the toughest closing holes in golf.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
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Commented on 03/31/2020

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Your feedback is valuable, and we look forward to delivering you excellent service again soon. Houston National Golf Club thanks you!

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I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 03/26/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Houston National Golf Club!

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I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

All in all, Id probably come back again

Was it the greatest course? No. Would I recommend it to people? Sure, if they just wanted to go have a little fun at a decent course. The public course was substantially less kept than the private course, it was obvious just by driving by.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 03/24/2020

Thank you for taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass along your feedback to the staff so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting us!

Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Quality Course

Enjoyed the modest test and it rewards you if you hit the fairways. Greens are quick and require you to make the right read. Can't wait to play agajn.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 03/16/2020

Thank you for your review! We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Houston National Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Tuff for hackers

Great tuff layout. Bad hackers need not apply; Good to average hackers better work hard to break 100. Drought has played havoc to fairways. Greens are ok. Enjoyed it - from average hacker.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 03/09/2020

Hi, Robert. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Houston National Golf Club.

Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

It’s dry

The greens are in good shape, however many of the fairways are very dry. Lots of bare spots. Seems like they need to do some watering to get the course in shape.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 03/04/2020

Thank you for taking the time to review us! Your feedback is valuable, and we hope to see you again soon. Houston National Golf Club thanks you!

Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Houston national

Greens held and rolled well but outside of that the course could use some TLC. Fairways need lots of whater. They were hard and very little grass.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 03/02/2020

Hi, Grant. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Houston National Golf Club. We hope you'll give us another try in the future.

Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

First Time's A Charm

Found a great deal on Golf Now so I decided to play Houston National. Teamed-up with a twosome and played a very good round. The course layout is outstanding and there are a variety of tee options. The white tees played about 6300 yds. The course is still under winter conditions and so there were damaged areas here and there. The greens were in pretty good shape and as fast as any I regularly play. Because of recent rains some of the traps were packed-down but not all. Overall, I enjoyed playing here and was very satisfied. When Spring arrives the course should be in better condition.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 03/02/2020

Thank you for taking the time to review us! Your feedback is valuable, and we look forward to delivering you excellent service again soon. Houston National Golf Club thanks you!

Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Greens in good condition but the fairways urgently need the grass to come out of its dormant state and start growing!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 02/19/2020

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Houston National Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon!

Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens Good, rest is Ok

The greens were in good shape, however, the rest of the course was just OK...Not bad but not good...4:50 round, so fair for a Saturday public course round..Round came with a free meal and drink, plus all u can play golf...All said it is worth the price of $65 for weekend

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 02/19/2020

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we appreciate you leaving us with your feedback. Thank you for playing Houston National Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon!

Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 02/19/2020

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Houston National Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you at the course soon for another 5-star experience!

Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Tiger woods

Super fun time with my son.. Tiger
Love this course!’
Thank you

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 02/19/2020

Thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Houston National Golf Club.

Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

I like the layout of course. Maybe due to time of year reason for patchy fairways. Challenging course will try in the summertime see if its different.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 02/19/2020

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Houston National Golf Club. We hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Houston National

Lightening fast check in with the Pro shop. Played as a single and played in 3:15 mins on a Friday The course was in typical winter time shape with some bare spots but other wise the course was in good shape with the greens being in really good shape.You can tell this course gets a lot of play but it is playable. thx Golf now and thx Houston National

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 02/20/2020

We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off! We look forward to having you back at Houston National Golf Club!

Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Good value

Look play and of course it’s very challenging on a windy day greens are in very good shape for boys could use a little water will definitely come

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 02/11/2020

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we thank you for leaving us with your feedback. Thank you for playing Houston National Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon!

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