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4.5
302 Reviews (302)
5 Stars
167
4 Stars
114
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.4
95.5%
Recommend this course
289 out of 302 reviews
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4.7
57 Reviews (57)
5 Stars
41
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.6
98.2%
Recommend this course
56 out of 57 reviews
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4.6
77 Reviews (77)
5 Stars
55
4 Stars
18
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.6
97.4%
Recommend this course
75 out of 77 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 7017 yards
Slope 130
Rating 73.5
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Star Ranch Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 2001
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Carter Morrish (2001) Jay Morrish (2001) Roy Bechtol (2001) Randolph P. Russell (2001)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, Mastercard, AMEX, Discover
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities, Locker Rooms

Accolades

Reviews

4.5
302 Reviews (302)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 20
Brunch 14
Watching the Game 9
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 33
Water Hazards 25
Elevation Changes 13
This course/club is great for:
Locals 31
Advanced Golfers 17
Entertaining Clients 17
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 26
In the 'Burbs 24
Convenient to the City 18

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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Perfect weather
Used cart

I always have a good time at Star Ranch. Just a fun track. People I got matched up with were very friendly, which helped to make the round even that much more enjoyable. Keep up the good work, the course is in really good shape,

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Great Course

Course is always in great shape. Love the greens. Best driving range in the area.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

4 not five stars

Been playing this course for years. Always immaculate. More dry/dead spots then I have seen in last. Still a Gem.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Amazing Course

Played here for the first time on a weekend getaway to Austin. We played three courses and this one was the best, and that includes Wolfdancer. Tee to green the conditions were near perfect, and the layout is pretty good. Only negative would be all the new construction happening on parts of it, so if hitting a tee shot on a par 3 with nail guns popping and dump trucks beeping doesn’t bother you, it’s great. For the money, you can’t beat this place! I will definitely play this course again when I go back to Austin.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Star Ranch is Fantastic !!

As always this coarse is in excellent condition. I try to play here twice weekly . Greens are perfect, Fairways , always in great shape. If you want to play a great coarse, this is the place to come.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 72
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Worth your time if the price sounds good

As always, the range, chipping green, and putting green are all very adequate. Funny, I never see anyone on the flat chipping green. It's tucked off to the side wherein you just kind of forget about it until you're coming up to tee off on #1.

Overall, the course was in great shape. We've had another (normal) dry summer but they've done well at keeping everything looking good. Even with the high number of players coming out during the pandemic (because folks are 'working' from home), I found no evidence of it being over-played etc. Water -- wet -- found it once. The bunkers had nice dry, fine sand in all of them; I unfortunately found way too many of these on this particular round. If I'm being picky, I do prefer a little moisture in the sand as that's just what I seem to find elsewhere. Today, I hit one straight into the wind only to be showered with a wall of fine sand.

I'm still left wanting more yardage markings. I personally use an app for yardage and scoring. But the guys I'm playing with don't so they're always asking me for yardage as if I'm their personal caddie. This kind of interrupts my game, my concentration, and runs down my battery quicker. It would just be nice if the course had more visual clues. The 150 yard pole isn't enough. Again, I'm a fan of big yellow/blue/white/red painted stripes on the cart path. That or get GPS on the carts. Pretty sure paint would be a lot cheaper though. :)

We did have an issue while playing #2 and #3. It appears some jackhole lives in the apartments next to the #3 tee box. They think it's funny to use one of those baby bullhorns that has little siren chirps etc. They opted to do it while we putted, teed off, and hit second shots. They're going to tick off the wrong golfer someday and that wrought iron fence won't keep anyone from jumping over it for an in-your-face 'conversation.' I hope it doesn't come to that. But karma just shouldn't be tested sometimes. Anyway, I called the pro shop from the #4 tee box to report the harassment because a) I want it stopped if possible, b) I don't want other players to have to deal with it, and c) I don't want someone ending up hurt and on the news because of such jackholery. The pro shop said they'd send someone out to do what they could. Who decides to live in a decent apartment complex way out in this neck of the woods, gets a unit facing the golf course (for scenery) etc, and then decides to mess with the players? Really!? REALLY!?

Oh, and the housing construction continues .. mostly along #12 & #13. I'm sure it'll all be filled in by the next round I play here. And of course you can hear the traffic on the SH130 toll road. Sorry, just feeling slightly bummed that one of my local 'country' courses is now urban. Still, I do enjoy the layout of this course and the amenities they offer. Hopefully the all-Inclusive package (golf with buffet breakfast/lunch) comes back soon. Go away COVID-19!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
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
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great round, but hurried

Was having a great time and round with some friends. But on 16, we were told to hurry play. We had only been on the course for three hours. Ahead in time.
Other than that, the course was wonderful and lush. Didn’t hit a bunker until 18, but was nice sand and kept.
This is a great course, and I’d recommend to anyone. Not too difficult, although I did play from the white tees today. Will play blues from now on.
Maybe a membership in the future?!?!?

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

One of my favorites

well-maintained, popular with the locals; forgiving but some holes are challenging with lots of beaches :) just a course that you want to come back over and over again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course perfect condition Staff friendly and plenty of beverage carts coming around.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course was in great shape from tee to green. Check in was easy. Range was in good shape. Starter got us off a little early. Only complaint is you can’t drive your cart to your vehicle in the parking lot and it was raining when we finished so I had to trek across the parking lot in the rain instead of under cover.

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