Original at Onion Creek Club

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3.9
109
5 Stars
38
4 Stars
42
3 Stars
21
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.9
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.7
78.5%
Recommend this course
93 out of 107 reviews
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0
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
0
Value
0
Layout
0
Friendliness
0
Pace
0
Amenities
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Average Rating
3.7
9
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.6
Value
3.9
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.1
66.7%
Recommend this course
6 out of 9 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 70
Length 6351
Slope 132
Rating 70.7
Type Private
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Back 70 6351 yards 70.7 132
Demaret 70 6063 yards 69.2 129
Middle 70 5844 yards 68.2 126
Middle (W) 70 5844 yards 74.6 126
Connolly 70 5466 yards 66.6 121
Connolly (W) 70 5466 yards 71.5 119
Forward 70 5081 yards 65.5 117
Forward (W) 70 5081 yards 69.2 119
Scorecard for Original Course
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 71.6/136 516 131 337 414 418 161 601 205 375 3158 381 164 342 380 424 414 386 144 558 3193 6351
Blue M: 69.7/129 510 126 332 405 365 152 575 185 370 3020 376 134 336 375 388 388 341 134 510 2982 6002
White M: 68.6/128 W: 74.3/130 491 115 308 395 355 137 547 167 358 2873 345 124 321 361 378 375 331 129 493 2857 5730
Yellow M: 66.9/122 W: 71.7/123 472 110 300 341 335 125 502 153 348 2686 335 109 316 350 338 313 299 119 436 2615 5301
Red M: 65.7/114 W: 70.1/121 462 98 261 336 325 117 497 142 315 2553 301 94 260 318 334 309 295 113 432 2456 5009
Handicap 5 17 9 7 3 13 1 15 11 18 14 10 12 4 2 8 16 6
Par 5 3 4 4 4 3 5 3 4 35 4 3 4 4 4 4 4 3 5 35 70
Handicap (W) 3 17 11 7 5 15 1 13 9 14 16 8 6 10 2 12 18 4

Course Details

Year Built 1974
Fairways 419 Bermuda Grass
Greens Tif-Eagle Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jimmy Demaret (1974)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed Yes
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Men are required to wear collared shirts, tucked in.

Reviews

3.9
109

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 6
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 7
Seniors 7
Locals 6
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 11
Worth the Drive 6
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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
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Previously Played

OC

Holes were not numbered.

Grass to short or not any grass on greens and fairways.

Not enough water.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Golf guy

Pine forest is our home course in Bastrop it was a nice change to check out the course that onion creek the greens are in amazing shape and is very scenic having most of the course along onion Creek I miss the elevation changes at Pine Forest in Bastrop which I love to play if you get a chance head out there I had a wonderful experience at onion Creek and I got a lot of great ideas from the course so we can add additions to our course

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Sanded Greens and Rude Pro Shop Lady

Generally, I like this course, but they had just sanded the greens that morning, and they didn’t make mention of that before I showed up. Not cool. They were terrible.

I also played with a member who thought he was funny, but was just an A.H. with his incessant degrading remarks about his partner’s play, and mine at times. Maybe it had something to do with the flask he kept hitting at 11am.

Also, I may join this club someday (as my wife and son grow interest in playing as well), so I WANT to like this club, but I get a very pretentious vibe from the pro shop half of the time I’m there. The guy was great, but the woman in there was curt at best. They need to step it up.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

I felt appreciated.

I think this place is a gem. I felt welcome in a place I am not a member. Even the other golfers were plesent. I had to leave early as my daughter got ill and needed me. Brett Garret is a class act, he is the assistant golf pro and he made all the difference. I will be back sooner than later, looking for a home and membership in Onion Creek someday.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Private course but open to public by using the app

Needs better signage through the course and hard to find the clubhouse. No map on the tee card and they have a strict NO denim policy.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Must Play

In the Austin area, so played a round at Onion Creek. While fairways in TX are dormant this time of year, course played well. Greens rolled true, bunkers were perfect and pace was great (3.5h).Played w couple of members that made me feel right at home. Staff was very accommodating. Can't wait to go back in late spring.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented On 01/10/2018

I'm flying in from Manhattan, KS to play on Friday, is the course green or is everything dormant?

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Course!

Nice greens and layout. I played the original course. Hit them straight and enjoy.

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

Worth It! Great Course

This is a fantastic layout. Former Senior PGA tour course. The course isn't in top-notch quality, but it's still totally worth $75 or less to play. I can usually get on for about $45 in the afternoon, and it's a no-brainer compared to Grey Rock or Plum Creek. It's an older course, so it has lots of mature trees that adds to the character. FYI I typically spend about $50 to play, scratch golfer, and play once per week.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Short and Tight

Great course with alot of history. Not long, maybe not even 6500 from the tips. Compensates my being super tight. My personal record for OB shots off the tee. Greens were fairly nice- fast downgrain very slow against. I'd play again for sure.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Onion Creek

Played the tips - relatively short course, but still very challenging, reminiscent of something like Winged Foot. The course is in tremendous shape. This was my second time playing the track, and I'd play it again in a heartbeat.

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

Great layout. Bring extra balls.

Private course except for Golf Now tee times. Started At 4pm Sat. Done in less than 3.5 hours as a single. Awesome layout. Hit from one up from tips and shot my handicap. Will be be here after the forecasted thunderstorms.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Greens in great condition

Austin had a difficult spring for golf course greens and Onion Creek has done a great job keeping theirs in good shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Great outing on Mother's Day

I played as a single on Mother's Day, and finished in a bit less than 4 hours! I thought that was speedy for a Mother's Day Sunday, even though I've never played this course. Loved the condition; and thought it was quite challenging. (I played from the tips.) Greens were very nice, and not super hard to read. . . But in the heat and wind, they definitely got faster as the round progressed.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course but a little pricey for the conditions

Everyone one was very friendly including the members we talked with. Driving range grass was sparse and balls were old but at least it was someplace to warm up. You can tell at one time this was a top notch golf club but time has taken its toll on it.

With that being said we started off our round at a nice leisurely pace and then we ran into four members who would not let anyone go through. One could not walk up the greens and the place came to a halt. Made for a long, long back side but still a pleasant place to play golf. If not for the slow play we would have loved it.I'm pretty sure we were just unlucky on that day and normal play is fine.

The course is a 50.00 course not 70.00 but it was a great layout and fun to play.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

One of my favorites

I love playing this course. It's always in great shape. I enjoy the layout with rolling hills and wide fairways. Old school design. Staff is always friendly. We teed off at 3:18 and only saw a few other people on the course. Took our time and easily played in four hours! Wish I could play here more.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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