Stephen F. Austin Country Club

4.0000000000 4.0 stars from 5 (35)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 70
  • Length: 5800 yards
  • Slope: 112
  • Rating: 66.3
  • Layout

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes
Clubs: Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Pitching/chipping area: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Teaching pro: Yes
Golf school / academy: Yes

Policies

Walking allowed: Yes
Metal spikes allowed: No
Dress code: Appropriate golf attire.
Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 70 5800 yards 66.3 112
White 70 5605 yards 62.8 110
Red (W) 70 5061 yards 69.7 116

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 4.0 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 3.7 stars from 5
Value: 4.1 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 3.9 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 3.9 stars from 5
Course Layout: 4.3 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 3.4 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 35 Reviews
5 stars:
11
4 stars:
16
3 stars:
6
2 stars:
1
1 stars:
1

recommend this course

33 out of 35 reviews


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"Super course in top condition!"


NutBob's avatar
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/07/2016
Previously played Used cart Played 18 holes Excellent weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Every thing was perfect - the weather, staff, food, course, and especially the greens. A challenging layout on the banks of the Brazos river. Deer roaming through out the course was an extra treat of the nature and beauty seen while playing.

In a word MAGNIFICANT!


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Golf f"


u000007069965's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/24/2016
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

They have two holes that are not fully open yet, hole # 10 and # 18 , they turn them into par 3 for now.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"Good value"


locmite's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/06/2016
Previously played Used cart Played 18 holes Good weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I always like the peaceful and beautiful surroundings of this course. The greens had just been punched, but still rolling good.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"This is a very peaceful fun course"


bowenje's avatar
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Male

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 12/09/2015
Previously played Played as a single Walked Played 18 holes Good weather

Reviewed on

I played here often everything is great about this course. Very peaceful never any huge crowds. Deer are prancing around you couldnt ask for a more peaceful experience.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Quality of food & beverage: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Good Course"


Hattie4093693's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/27/2015
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Nice course, staff friendly, we got rained out, but overall we enjoyed our round.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Good

Quality of food & beverage: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"Great Course just outside of Katy"


johns2me's avatar
Age:  25-34
Gender:  Male

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/10/2015
First time playing Played with a group Used cart Played 18 holes Excellent weather

Reviewed on

First time playing the course. Played on an early Saturday morning, but pace was great. This is an amazing scenic course near the Brazos River. Very quiet course with not a single house in sight. The layout is unique and fun.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Quality of food & beverage: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Goat Ranch!"


Matt8746049's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/16/2015
Previously played Played with a group Used cart Played 18 holes Excellent weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The course was terrible! Tore up tee boxes, greens with dead areas, just needs to be closed!


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Poor

Quality of food & beverage: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Poor

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I don't recommend this course


"Good value close to houston"


liduinebekman's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  25+

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/15/2013
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Beautiful course very reachable for houston residents, never a long wait for next t box. Great wildlife to view. Clubhouse facilities outstanding. We are considering membership.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Short with trouble lurking."


Clifton7457415's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/02/2013
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Old style coursers nice, but 12th hole makeover is ridiculous.<br/> Course is in good shape, not very long.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"The price without golf now would be to high,greens were fast,smooth and consistant."


None's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 7/26/2013
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

To pay the full price would be a little high. The course was well maintained and fun to play. The pace of play was excellant. The greens were better than most courses I have played this year. The only draw back was the length, to short.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"It's great fun to play this course."


u00000996148's avatar
Top 1000 Contributor
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 7/26/2013
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Short-ish course (6,000 yds from the tips) that requires players to think and strategize. Not a course for "bombers", with doglegs on every non-par-3 hole and very small greens.

Part of Stephen F. Austin State Park, the course is picturesque and deer can be seen darting about.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Great green condotion"


ilsan's avatar
Age:  35-44
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/21/2013
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

It's awsome green and well maintained fairway.<br/> I've been played 6 times at this course and this is my best time to play.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"This course is in great shape."


jpineda's avatar
Skill:  Beginner
Plays:  Once a month
Handicap:  20-24

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 7/1/2013
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Great course for the price, the greens are in excellent shape.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Beautiful course."


golfnutfreakat55's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 6/01/2013
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This a beautiful course, well maintained. Line with bid pecans and d oaks, and the wild life what else can I say. The front 9 was not too difficult and the back 9 was pretty tuff. 18 ate me for lunch, but the temperature was about 96 degree with 80 percent humidity. Any day any time playing golf is worth it.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course


"Very nice course"


vito11555's avatar
Skill:  Beginner
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 5/31/2013
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The staff was very friendly and appreciative for me playing there course.<br/> The course is in the woods where there is no sirens and vehicle noise. It was very peaceful.

I will be back.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"It's a public park course"


telrod11's avatar
Top 10 Contributor
Atlanta Advisor
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 5/29/2013
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Has a lot of trees, and wildlife, so that made for an enjoyable round.<br/> If you have expectations that this course is more than a muni, you will be disappointed. I read the other reviews, and expected it to be a real treat, and it is just a average golf course.

When I played the fairways and greens were very hard, because of lack of rain, so I expect it would be in better condition with some rain.

They had several groups (locals) playing fivesomes or more, so it was a bit slower than I expected, but doubt that is common.

Overall, just an OK course. Don't think I would make the drive out to play it again.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Average

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Easy


I don't recommend this course



"greens"


lilly2918's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 5/14/2013
Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

a local told me that the greens weren't normally like this, but the day I played they were so fast and hard it made it very difficult to make a putt.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course


"What a hidden gem!"


nealmoxon's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/04/2013
Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I should not be writing this as it should be kept a secret. For a public course it is fantastic. The course is in very good condition and although the fairways are narrow and lined with trees the area under the trees is well maintained so the errant tee shot can be easily found with a way back out onto the fairway. Leave the driver at home - an accurate 3 wood will suffice as the holes are not particularly long. Staff are very friendly and the pro shop appears well stocked. Anyone wanting food after 9 holes should ask them to bring it out onto the course. This is one area that is slow and could do with improving. It is well worth the drive to find the course, I will definately return.


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"good layout"


jeffrey3167559's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 4/26/2013
Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The course was in fair condition greens had just been aireated so they didn't roll great but I enjoyed the round and would recomend playing


Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Rains helped out"


Rdneck's avatar
Age:  35-44
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 4/20/2013
Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Saturday was the best I can remember seeing the course. The last rains sure helped the fairways and the trees out quite a bit. The greens were not as good as they have been in the past. Very bumpy and slower than usual. However, I still have a hard time paying $50 dollars to play here. All in all this is a neat and challenging course.


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Poor

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course



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