Vaaler Creek Golf Club
Conveniently located near downtown San Antonio not too far from Austin, Vaaler Creek Golf Club has a memorable layout of gently rolling hills dotted with creeks, ponds and lakes. The course begins with a challenging front nine and then eases up a bit on the back nine, but overall it is a formidable test. The greens are tricky and demanding, especially on the front nine where there are some severe slopes and undulations. The back nine greens are a bit flatter but they still require careful attention. The rolling, contoured fairways are lined with trees and there are deep bunkers strategically guarding the greens, but luckily there are only seventeen of them. Water hazards come into play throughout and there are also several doglegs and blind shots if there wasn’t enough to keep you on your toes.
|White (W)||72||5692 yards||73.4||133|
|Red (W)||72||4577 yards||67.0||115|
|Gold M: 73.0/140 W: 73.0/140||343||350||435||587||175||415||355||520||163||3343||511||446||195||462||377||185||515||425||405||3521||6864|
|Blue M: 70.6/129 W: 70.6/129||315||327||416||551||155||393||322||480||143||3102||480||401||167||404||343||159||478||398||367||3197||6299|
|White M: 68.6/121 W: 73.4/133||282||302||392||432||136||372||293||445||124||2778||447||366||140||346||315||150||442||368||340||2914||5692|
|Red Men M: 64.1/111||244||292||311||340||94||239||219||353||100||2192||361||311||105||304||254||117||375||328||230||2385||4577|
|Red W: 67.0/115||244||292||311||340||94||239||219||353||100||2192||361||311||105||304||254||117||375||328||230||2385||4577|
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Did Not Disappoint
After wanting to play this course for several years it did not disappoint. Got a great deal on GolfNow and drove the hour from my house in Kyle with great anticipation. Upon arrival the golf shop girl was very friendly and pointed me in the right directions for cold water, 1st tee, etc. The starter was also very friendly and helpful. Pace of play was good. I started out as a single but another single who teed off behind me joined up and then later we joined another single who teed off before me. So we had a leisurely threesome for the last few holes. A few of the tee boxes were a little rough and most were "domed" a bit, so getting a level stance was problematic at times. Hugh greens and in very good condition. GPS were on carts and made it easier for a first timer. Just one real negative, the location of the range. I'm sure this is out of necessity because of the layout of the neighborhood, but I saw signs pointing to the range but never actually saw it while driving the course and the grounds. So I can't review that amenity since I never visited it. Nice practice chipping and putting green though, right beside the golf shop. Very positive experience overall and will definitely return!
The course is in great shape. The staff is friendly and accommodating.
Course was in excellent shape! Greens were very receptive and fantastic shape! Best in this area!
Biblically Horrific Greens
My foursome drove in from Austin and we were shocked to see the practice green covered with sand. There was no warning or indication on GolfNow that this was going to be an issue. We broached this issue with the gentleman that collected 60+ plus dollars from my brother ( the rest of us got a Hotdeal price of $40 ) and he couldn’t care less. It’s going to be some time before I ever consider playing this course again.
We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We strive for a 5-star experience, so we welcome your feedback. We work hard to maintain the course for everyone's benefit, which means aerifying and maintaining the greens as part of our regular schedule. The greens will be healed soon and in pristine condition. Please come back soon for the 5-star experience you expect at Vaaler Creek Golf Club.
Find Somewhere Else
This is not a local course; you've got to travel and want to play it unless you happen to live near. NO notice was given that the greens were heavily sanded and unplayable. No discounts were given, no range comp, etc. When asked in shop about lack of notice regarding the greens, they claimed it was "posted" and dismissed the fact we all traveled an hour to play. Tee boxes are domed (doomed) and sloped (sloppy). For the money there are many better options in central TX. It's the last time we play there.
Hi JPeace. 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 Vaaler Creek Golf Club. We hope to see you again in the future.
Perfect condtion & weather!!
great course for the $, excellent pace of play.
Must play! Go play!
Vaaler Creek is a must play. The setting in the hill country is beautiful. The course looks fantastic at the moment. Don’t think. Just go play and enjoy!
The course is beautiful and great shape and challenging.
Green was slow though... Only thing don’t care about it was club House and bathrooms are terrible.
Vaaler Creek meets expectations
One of the best conditioned courses in the San Antonio area that we've played recently. Great greens, plush fairways. Pace of play was great, finished in 4 hours and 10 minutes.
The course was in great condition. The fairways were perfect with a great lie everywhere. Rough was cut low and not very penal. Greens were in great shape, rolled true but were not very fast. A number of very pretty and memorable holes on this course.
This course is by far the best in the New Braunfels/Blanco area.
Winter, Spring or Summer
.....course is in great shape. Beautiful and challenging layout
In great shape
Played early May and the course was in great shape tee to green. Finger's crossed the course will stay this way all summer long. What a treat! We did get behind a tournament of some kind and the pace of play went from very fast to a turtle. I'm guessing it was a men's member league as there was not a marshal in sight. Oh well, these things happen.
don’t tell it was amazing!
just the right amount of people on course
Vaaler Creek Golf Course
Course had much rain night before, so cart paths only. Greens & fairways were in great shape. Very nice setting and a well manicured course.
Best Course played this spring
We are in San Antonio TX for the month of April and have been playing courses. This course is in the best shape and has some beautiful holes in all the courses we have played. Will come back again! Narrow Fairways but great layout.