Rockwall Golf and Athletic Club

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3.4
Value
3.2
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Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.5
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 7281
Slope 133
Rating 75.6
Type Semi-Private
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7281 yards 75.6 133
Blue 72 6813 yards 73.7 131
White 72 6323 yards 71.1 128
White (W) 72 6323 yards 76.7 135
Red (W) 72 5522 yards 71.7 123
Red 72 5522 yards 66.9 117
Scorecard for Rockwall Golf & Athletic Club
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: 75.6/133 480 404 182 420 158 431 563 398 543 3579 413 441 537 474 193 603 422 184 455 3722 7301
Blue M: 73.7/131 455 380 170 388 143 398 537 379 522 3372 390 419 529 423 170 550 392 155 420 3448 6820
White M: 71.1/128 W: 76.7/135 411 341 159 361 135 376 513 369 511 3176 380 364 500 391 157 515 355 138 384 3184 6360
Gold M: 70.6/125 343 321 151 350 127 362 504 359 501 3018 365 353 437 347 151 470 342 129 355 2949 5967
Red M: 66.9/117 W: 71.7/123 300 293 144 335 117 322 484 311 436 2742 312 319 400 320 140 423 308 119 307 2648 5390
Handicap 1 7 15 13 17 11 9 5 3 18 4 8 10 16 6 14 12 2
Par 4 4 3 4 3 4 5 4 5 36 4 4 5 4 3 5 4 3 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 5 11 3 1 7 13 9 15 17 18 12 2 6 16 10 14 4 8

Course Details

Year Built 1979
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ralph Plummer

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS 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 VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.5
24

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 6
Water Hazards 6
This course/club is great for:
Locals 7

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I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Average weather
Used cart

Love this course!!

It's beautiful! I played it for the first time today and loved the course. It is beautiful with the creek, rolling mounds, tall grasses, ponds, sands, and a lot of mowed grass! Go! You won't regret it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Rockwall Golf

This is a surprisingly challenging and interesting course to play. There are quite a few elevation changes, and some VERY nice holes on the back 9 by the water that make you feel like you are NOT playing golf in Texas. Being by the lake, its windy, so some of the long holes play even longer, but the fairways are fairly wide and greens are on the large side. Overall one of my new favorite courses in DFW, and seems to be off the beaten path because because the course has been wide open each time I played.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The Shores 2.0

New greens and added bunkers are not worth the price they charge. Upgraded the clubhouse, deck and pool area but the course layout hardly changed.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

An average day at the old Shores

There's an obvious attempt at renovating Rockwall Golf & Athletic Club which should turn it back into a premier spot some day. At the moment, the course still plays very rough and there's little attention towards players on the course or in the clubhouse. For the money, a local golfer can get a better rate and a better course at a handful of places. I do wish this club the best and hope it returns to its former glory.

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

Greens in really good shape

Driving Range was mats only. Course was in good enough shape given the rain we've had. Greens were surprisingly good. A little slow but rolled true. As the area greens up, RAC should come in nicely. I'll play it again in the near future.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Marshal not enforcing course rules.

Five golfers were allowed to play 18 holes which it took for ever to finish a round. Brought my wife to the course hoping she would like it to join not after today. Charles Taylor

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens faster than lightning!!!!

Course was in good shape considering the weather. Tee boxes were okay. Fairways were nice. Rough wasn't too lengthy. GREENS were the fastest I've ever played on and I've played a few of the courses the pros play on! They were very smooth and a bit soft. Ball left a ball mark but somehow always rolled out atleast 15 feet and they were wet from the rain. Pin placements were Sunday position. Number two pin was middle left on a down slope and if you go past the hole even one foot it ends up 20 feet all the way down to the front of the green. I love the greens just not used to playing them so slick. Definitely worth the money if you get a tee time on Golfnow! Cart girl was really friendly too!

Conditions Excellent
Value 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

Fun course, don't mind the construction

There is quite a bit of construction going on right now, but it does not really interfere with parking or playing. So if your idea of golf is scenic beauty and quiet, maybe skip this for now. If you just want to get in a fun 18 holes, give this place a chance. Greens rolled true. Friendly staff. Good food as well.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

TOO MUCH

NOT A GREAT RATE FOR THAT TIME OF THE SEASON. TEE BOXES & GREENS IN GREAT SHAPE CONSIDERING THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER . NO GRASS IN FAIRWAYS ( BUT SOMEWHAT NORMAL). LIKE THE COURSE BUT NOT THE RATE AND FOOD/DRINKS VERY HIGH. 1 CAN SODA & 1 SM. GATORADE 5.00 BUCKS. WOW IM GLAD THE CART GIRL DIDNT COME OUT I WOULD HAVE FELT BAD IF I COULDNT HAVE GAVE HER A TIP. BY THE WAY COST WAS 56.25 EACH PLUS TAXES. THATS WITH AN 18% DISCOUNT. YOU DO THE MATH.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

nice place

The blue tees are 6800+ is too long for me and my partner, we played the whites 6300+. Good elevation changes on the front nine, flat on the back since it is at the shoreline of the lake, so two different looks on this 18 hole course. Plan on going back with more friends

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather

Great course

The course is in great shape. The pace of play was great especially for a holiday.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

Great bar service

Was a very hot a humid day , with light wind that made it just bearable , greens were in pretty good shape but the fairways need a little work in some areas but overall in ok shape for Texas.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Much improved from "The Shores" days

Course is in much better condition from several years ago when it was "The Shores". Downside was the cost is a little high.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

This course was just , okay

This course was very average , not very bad but not very good. Not particularly a course I would recommend.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played

Great lay out. Needs work on the tee boxes and some greens

I haven't play this course since it was called The Shores. Love the lay out but tee boxes need more grass on them. The greens were sandy when played but they still roll pretty good. The 18th green however was a temp green. They're still renovating the clubhouse but it looks like it's going to be real nice. I'll come back when it's all finished.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Under construction

The overall area is nice. It's peaceful and not over run with hackers. However, not a golfers paradise. Greens are a but slow and fairways are not great. It's a cool layout and not and easy course but not maintained to its full potential in a strictly golf sense.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Rockwall

I can see what they're trying to do...friendly staff. Trying to spruce clubhouse, etc up. But the course needs TONS of work! I would give it another shot in a year or two. Not bad, just not worth the drive for me at this point.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Not worth the money

Played in a tournament here early in the summer and the course was not in good condition..greens were like beaches and just poorly kept. .the event coordinator even commented they will go elsewhere next year for the tournament. There are other courses within 20 miles that are better kept and we'll worth the money..most are the same or less price....I hope it changes it could be a Great course

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Improvements

The new owners of this course have spent millions on the facility and you can sure tell!! I played this course when it was the shores and it doesnt even look like the same place.. Freeways are nice... greens are coming in great and the place is just great! ! Great new clibhpuse and a huge pavilion covered deck are just the icing on the cake!! Great Job guys! !!

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

Horrible greens

The reviews that say the greens are in good shape must be related or owners. Greens are mostly like concrete with minimal grass.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
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