Great golf awaits in the Lone Star State
Texas is fast becoming a premier place to go for great golf in the US, with vast natural landscapes and an ideal climate; it’s surprising it didn’t happen sooner.
Austin is the main area of Texas leading the golfing renaissance with some outstanding parkland courses gaining significant praise in a short space of time. More and more golfers are beginning to take notice of the immense opportunity presenting itself in the Lone Star State.
Why play golf in Texas?
- The cities of Austin & San Antonio both host annual PGA TOUR events
- Texas Hill Country provides some stunning terrain for golf
- Many of the game's great players originated from Texas - Hogan, Trevino, Crenshaw...
- The Lone Star State is famous for it's BBQ, live music & hot summers
A state already making large ripples
Although golf is only really beginning to take off in Texas, the state has already built itself a fantastic reputation in a relatively short amount of time due to a number of exceptional golf resorts and courses.
Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa, located in Austin, is one such example having recently undergone a complete $150 million renovation. It is now in a position to become one of the US’s most renowned golf resorts.
The onsite courses and facilities are state-of-the-art, allowing golfers not only the chance to relax and escape the outside world but also improve and perfect their skills while playing some of Texas’ top courses.
Popular destinations in Texas
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It’s little wonder Texas has become such a hugely popular destination in recent years. It is not only home to exceptional golf courses, but beautiful countryside and several lively cities.
With perfect golfing weather (especially through the spring and fall) as well as an abundance of activities to do on and off the course, Texas really is a must visit destination.
Whether you choose to escape to the countryside and tee off with nothing but rolling hills and green fairways as your view or choose to stay in the heart of the city, Texas can offer something for everyone.
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Luxury resorts to downtown stays
When it comes to accommodation, we’ve got your covered. Stay and play at the luxury Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa and discover the true meaning of Texas hospitality.
This fantastic Austin based 5-star hotel has everything you could want from a resort including great dining facilities, an exceptional spa, and four world-class golf courses. The Mokara Spa draws from the surrounding natural beauty, including the creeks, springs and waterways.
Some other fantastic options include the 5-star Horseshoe Bay Resort which boasts a huge range of lavish dining and recreation facilities in a stunning location on the Lake Lyndon B. Johnson shore. Guests will find plenty of things to do at this resort off the course. Rooms are stylish with a contemporary design with ceiling to floor windows highlighting the stunning views of Lake LBJ and the Colorado River.
For those looking for a well-located hotel in the entertainment district of Austin, Omni Austin Hotel Downtown is ideal, only a few minutes’ walk from historic 6th Street.