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3.6
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About

Holes 18
Type
Par 71
Length 6648 yards
Slope 126
Rating 72.0

Situated on the outskirts of Comfort at the foothills of the Hill Country, Buckhorn Golf Course has a championship layout that is secluded enough to provide a tranquil game but still conveniently close for a last-minute round. The golf course is 6,648 yards from the tips. The design carefully utilizes the natural assets of the landscape, incorporating the elevation changes, creeks, and groves of oak trees. There are also plenty of spots on the golf course that feature spectacular views of the surrounding hills. Buckhorn Golf Course’s fairways are wide and accommodating and approach shots are not overly difficult, making it a player-friendly course that is suitable for players of all skill levels.

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Forest 71 6648 yards 72.0 126
Blue 71 6155 yards 69.8 124
Stone 71 5561 yards 67.1 114
Stone (W) 71 5561 yards 73.3 123
Cooper 71 4616 yards 63.1 105
Copper (W) 71 4616 yards 67.5 113
Scorecard for Buckhorn
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Forest M: 72.0/126 387 432 577 172 316 549 202 383 461 3479 396 411 169 506 223 402 543 155 364 3169 6648
Blue M: 69.8/124 346 395 527 149 294 518 179 356 435 3199 358 381 151 486 212 387 509 135 337 2956 6155
Stone M: 67.1/114 W: 73.3/123 317 347 516 128 271 485 162 329 398 2953 335 360 114 447 159 274 476 128 315 2608 5561
Copper M: 63.1/105 W: 67.5/113 262 286 414 113 209 413 141 278 329 2445 281 296 102 361 133 256 378 113 251 2171 4616
Handicap 17 3 13 11 9 15 7 5 1 6 2 8 18 4 14 16 10 12
Par 4 4 5 3 4 5 3 4 4 36 4 4 3 5 3 4 5 3 4 35 71

Course Details

Year Built 2000
Golf Season Year round
Architect Art Schaupeter (2000)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Reviews

3.1
5 Reviews (5)
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
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First Time Playing

Cow pasture fairways

I’d stay away from the Buckhorn if going anytime soon. Made the drive from San Antonio to check it out, and disappointed I did so. Tee boxes and bunkers looked great. Everything else...not so much. Great practice facility first off. One of the better I’ve seen. Green on the course had what looked like bare fungus spots. The fairways were nothing more than weeds in most places that had been cut. Very wide, but extremely undulating in spots with pop up creeks. I wouldn’t say I great beginners course due to the odd lies from the uphill/downhill layout. Pass on this one, but play the other Forsight golf companies courses the Bandit and Republic, both are much nicer. This seemed like their forgotten about neglected sibling.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Forgiving fairways

Nice, green course. Friendly staff. Fairways are forgiving

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

The Buckhorn Golf Course Offers Hill Country Feel

This is not my first time playing The Buckhorn Golf Course and it surely won't be my last. The Buckhorn is great little track located a short 30-40 minute drive from San Antonio in the heart of the Texas Hill Country. The elevation changes and undulating greens give The Buckhorn a true hill country golf course feel. The golf course is not terribly difficult. It offers four sets of tees and measures 6,648 yards from the back tees, so it's fairly short for today's golf course standards.

The FRONT 9 provides golfers with a par 36 layout with five par-4's, two par-3's and two par-5's. The real challenge starts on hole 3 when a good drive is required to avoid the water hazard on the right. If you hit it in the fairway on #3, you'll have a downhill second shot of 250+ yards into a undulating green guarded by a small pond on the right. The ninth hole is the toughest hole on the golf course according to the handicap ranking. It's a straightaway par-4 but plays much longer than the scorecard reflects since you're playing right back into the wind.

The BACK 9 is a par 35 layout with four par-4's, three par-3's and two par-5's. There's more elevation changes on the BACK 9 so get ready for some tremendous views of the Texas Hill Country. The 11th hole is very challenging requiring you to hit a good drive to carry a creek that runs across the fairway. The 16th hole is another par-5 that has a fairly large landing area off the tee box but will then require you to hit a solid second shot to carry the creek if you choose to go for it in two.

If you're looking for a relaxed atmosphere with budget friendly green fees, The Buckhorn Golf Course in Comfort, TX is just for you.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Decent course but not worth the price

There is a lot room on this course, premium on length. Greens are pretty slow. Recycled water means lush fairways and rough. Not a terrible track and there are some cool holes but you can do better in the area. I'd recommend Scott Schreiner and Ladybird Johnson before this course.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0

Always in good condition

This course is always in great shape unless there is little rain for months on end. They don't have a reliable grey water source. Pretty wide fairways and forgiving for the most part. Worth the drive from San Antonio.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average

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