Brackenridge Park Golf Course
|White (W)||71||5807 yards||74.3||137|
|Red (W)||71||5279 yards||71.1||126|
|Blue M: 70.3/126||355||210||511||370||392||374||385||188||491||3276||183||348||501||498||446||133||370||306||182||2967||6243|
|White M: 67.9/122 W: 74.3/137||340||187||495||345||359||355||361||169||469||3080||149||331||477||471||424||103||325||290||157||2727||5807|
|Gold M: 66.8/120||325||171||480||329||345||342||347||148||451||2938||139||320||464||453||404||90||312||278||145||2605||5543|
|Red M: 65.9/118 W: 71.1/126||310||156||465||314||331||330||333||128||433||2800||130||301||451||435||385||78||299||266||134||2479||5279|
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Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Texas
Wanted to play oldest public course in Texas while on vacation. Played on a holiday was my only regret. Course was in nice shape for the heat conditions. Staff was very friendly.
Definitely would play here again
Excellent Muni with Unique Design
Had a blast on this course with muni with my grandfather. Don’t expect a monster course at just over 6,000 yards, but several of the holes definitely force you to think about club selection. Approach shot placement is also important as there are ridges bisecting many of the greens. Definitely recommend anyone to get out and experience some San Antonio golf history on this Tilley designed course!!
Great old course
The course is in great condition. Greens are fast. It was my first time visiting San Antonio and playing this classic old course that has been around a while was very fun. I like that they also have square shaped greens. Staff was great, but a few groups of players were pretty rude which suprised me. I was hit up on like 4 times from the group behind me when I told them there was a group in front of me and I couldn’t push any faster. The only other issue was even though I booked it thru GolfNow I wasn’t on the tee sheet for the time I paid for but they worked it out
The history of the legends playing this course just gives you the ora of playing along the same fairways puts good golf in prospective as the small greens demand accurate approach shots love the dog legs classic old school
Great Experience, Great Value
From the moment you drive into the parking lot you feel the history of great golf! The golf course is always in great condition and the staff is very friendly! Brack is a must play for anyone visiting San Antonio. You will pay a little more than at other municipal courses but it is well worth it to experience this amazing course!
Great Experience, Great Value
Brackenridge Park is one of my all time favorite tracks. From the moment you drive in to the parking lot, you feel the history of great golf all around. Course conditions are always good and the staff is very friendly. Old Back is a must play for anyone visiting the Alamo City!
Old Brack is a fantastic piece of old golf charm. It’s a masterpiece of bunkering done by Tillinghast. Narrow in portions with the trees and bunkering but more than ample enough room is out there. All greens are raised with bunkers guarding all sides and fall offs. Long is dead and many times wrong angles are impossible to get close. The course is a muni, but it is the premier muni along the Alamo golf trail. No overseeding of fairways except 30/40 yards short and in. All Bermuda grass this time of the year was dormant. The course is definitely meant to be walked like a stroll in the park, but carts are welcome. No driving range or chipping area, but the practice green is very large and mimics greens on course. Greens are undulated with slopes more than average, but not as severe as other courses I’ve played. They rolled very true. 16 is the only odd hole on the course. I believe they ran out of real estate and the large tree is immediately in play for anyone trying to hit anything other than a 150 yard layup short of the creek. The front nine is truly memorable, and the collection of par 3s is some of the best I’ve seen throughout. Overall a definite play for anyone who enjoys old architectural gems.
Brackenridge Park had the charm of an early 1900s photo that has held the test of time. This is a beautiful golf course, that I would recommend to anyone in the area. Pace of play the day I played was unfortunately awful, I teed off at 1:30 and finished the first 9 around 4:30. But, I saw enough of the course to know it is definitely worth the play. Greens for December were excellent. Actually, the greens for any time of the year were excellent. Bunkers were all raked and looked fantastic. The course was dry despite the rain a few days prior. The golf cart laser rangefinder is a nice addition. It was decently at times. I would enjoy a GPS more to show distances to bunkers, etc. but it does help. No driving range on site, but the First Tee driving range is near. Just drive over there before coming to the course. The practice green was large and matched the speed of the greens on course perfectly. The course is not overly long, demands accuracy off the tee. The bunkers are extremely penal if you find yourself in them, but landing areas are fairly generous. Walking would be easily accomplished here due to the mostly flat terrain. I'd highly recommend this course to anyone who wants the old world charm of a stroll in the park knocking a ball around.
History and Charm
From the moment you pull into the parking lot, you can feel the history and charm of Brackenridge.
My fiancé and I were continually impressed by the course conditions given that this is a muni course. Although a short course, Brack is definitely challenging. The fairways are narrow and the bunkers are strategically located. It was also nice that the golf cart had a laser rangefinder!
The biggest con for us was the pace of play. We started exactly on time and as the group in front of us was finishing the first hole, but there were two groups stacked up by the time we got to hole 3. Not wanting to play a 5.5+ hour round, we skipped 7-9 and headed to 10 where it was wide open.
Besides for the pace of play and the lack of a driving range, I would highly reccomen Brack. But, we also got a 50% off GolfNow deal. $75 per person is steep.