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Golf Course Communities



The Dallas and suburban areas are blessed with favorable weather for most of the year encouraging development of many excellent golfing facilities both private and public. In addition to basic information about each course, approximate housing values in the vicinity of each course are included.


Bent Tree Country Club
, 5201 Westgrove, Dallas Private
The course's front nine is fairly wide open and its back nine is narrow and tight. Water hazards come into play on fourteen holes. This club hosted the LPGA and senior Tours in the 1980's, the Senior Tour in the 1990's, and the Banc One Classic in 2000.

Bent Tree: $260,000 to $1,000,000+

Bridlewood Golf Course, 4000 W Windsor Dr., Flower Mound Public

18-hole championship golf course designed by D.A. Weibring and Golf Resources, Inc. 14-acre state-of-the-art practice facility. Summer junior golf camps. Cato-Crenshaw Bent Grass greens and 419 Bermuda Grass fairways. Full-service pro shop. 12,000 square-foot clubhouse. Extensive tournament, banquet, and meeting facilities.

Bridlewood: $350,000 to $3,000,000+

Brookhaven Country Club, 3333 Golfing Green Dr., Farmers Branch Private
This club has three outstanding courses. The Master's Course is more rigorous than the other two. The Presidents Course is great for beginners and seniors because it is short. The fairways are tight and tree lined. The Championship Course has narrow fairways. Water hazards come into play on all three of these scenic courses. Larry Nelson and Jeff Brauer redesigned the Master's Course in 1991.

Brookhaven Hills ... $150,000-220,000
Brookhaven Estates ... $170,000-800,000
Oakbrook Estates ... $190,000-285,000
Brookhollow Country Club, 8301 Harry Hines, Dallas Private
This old, traditional course is quite challenging. The greens are small, and the narrow fairways are tree lined. The signature hole is #6, a 404-yard, par 4, requiring a downhill approach shot from off an elevated fairway. "Golf Digest" rated this as the 8th "Best in State" course for 1995-96, and 19th best for 1997-98. Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw did some revisions during 1992 and 1993, taking the original ideas and drawings of Tillinghast and remaining as faithful to those as possible.

Canyon Creek, 625 Lookout Dr., Richardson Private
This course will provide a great test of your golfing skills. The course was designed with all skill levels in mind. The signature hole is #11, a 418-yard, par 4, requiring a tee shot up a fairway that is guarded by trees on the right and a creek
on the left, then an approach shot over a pond to a well-bunkered green.

Canyon Creek Country Club: $130,000 to $300,000

Castle Hills Golf Course, 699 Lady of the Lakes Blvd., Lewisville Public
Built in 1999 and designed by Jay Morrish, this varied terrain,18 hole, Public course features many bunkers. Golfers will face open fairways that feature Bermuda turf and putting greens that feature Bentgrass turf.
Castle Hills: $250,000 to $1,000,000+

Cedar Crest Golf Course, 1800 Southerland Ave., Dallas Public
This traditional course has tree-lined fairways, but they do afford generous landing areas. The greens are small and fast. This course was the site of the 1927 PGA Championship Tournament. The terrain is hilly, so you can expect many interesting lies in the fairways. Four of the five par 3's measure over 200 yards from the blue tees. The ladies' par is actually 75.

Chase Oaks, 7201 Chase Oaks Blvd., Plano Public
This club has an outstanding regulation eighteen hole course and a challenging nine hole regulation course. In 1994, the "Dallas Morning News" rated the Blackjack Course (the18 hole layout) first in the State of Texas for playability. Both courses are challenging because they have narrow fairways and fast greens. Water hazards in the form of lakes and creeks flow through both courses and come into play several times.

Chase Oaks: $175,000 to $500,000

Columbian Country Club, 2525 Country Club Dr., Carrollton Private
This is a private course that is well maintained. The fairways are tree lined and the greens are small and fast. There is water that comes into play on fifteen holes. The most difficult hole is #11, a 437-yard, par 4, which plays uphill and against the wind. Leon Howard designed the back nine, which opened in 1960, and Joe Finger redesigned six holes in 1971. A course redesign was completed in 2000.

Cottonwood Valley Country Club, 4150 N MacArthur Blvd., Irving Private
This club, which was named to "GOLF Magazine's" 1998 list of "Silver Medal Resorts," features two eighteen hole regulation courses. This rolling TPC Course was built on a former cattle ranch near Dallas. This course is anchored by a collection of brawny par 4's, such as #3, which measures 490 yards. The course is often made tougher by strong Texas gales. The PGA Tour's GTE Byron Nelson Classic is held here every year. In order to play either course, you must be a hotel guest or a club member. The Cottonwood Valley Course is for members only and has houses lining its fairways. The Byron Nelson Golf School shares the resort's driving range, which offers 88,000-square feet of teeing area.

Cottonwood Valley: $270,000 to $2,000,000+

Coyote Ridge, 1680 Bandera Dr. Carrollton Public
Imagine playing through wind-swept hills dotted with picturesque greens and the scenic beauty of Coyote Creek
weaving through hundreds of oaks, pecans and elms. Pair this with superb practice and clubhouse facilities, and you truly have one of the most exciting and challenging public courses in north Texas.

Coyote Ridge: $300,000 to $450,000

Dallas Athletic Club, 4111 La Prada, Dallas Private
This club features two championship eighteen hole courses. Jack Nicklaus won the 1963 PGA Championship here, and later redesigned both courses in 1985. The Blue Course still plays in a similar fashion to its old self with tree-lined fairways and fast greens. The 6,293-yard men's tee on the Blue Course also has a ladies' course rating of 75.3 and a slope of 131. Nicklaus added many new hazards for golfers to overcome on the Gold Course. The 6,349-yard men's tee on the Gold Course also has a ladies' course rating of 72.8 and a slope of 124.

Fairway Estates: $240,000 to $280,000

Dallas Country Club, 4100 Beverly Dr., Dallas Private

This exclusive club is only for the use of its members and their guests. The course has many well-established trees lining the fairways that can alter your shots. The fairways are narrow, and the greens are well maintained. Ralph Plummer and Jay Morrish have done redesigns on this course. Guests are not allowed to play the course unless accompanied by a club member.

Highland Park and University Park: $200,000 to $5,000,000+

Eastern Hills Country Club, 3000 Country Club Rd., Garland Private
This fun course rewards good shots. The greens are very fast and sloped. Water hazards (ponds) come into play on at least six different occasions.

Toler Estates: $175,000 to $225,000
Shores of Eastern Hills: $200,000 to $425,000
Club Creek
: $220,000 to $550,000

Firewheel Golf Park, 600 W Blackburn Rd., Garland Public
This facility has two outstanding eighteen hole courses. Both courses can be challenging because they each incorporate a variety of hazards into their designs. The Old Course is the traditional layout, and was rated #1 by the "Dallas Morning News." Water hazards come into play throughout the design, such as on hole #18, a 400-yard, par 4, requiring a tee shot and an approach shot over the same creek
, which winds through the hole. The Lakes Course is a links-style course that lives up to its name. There are also numerous water hazards in the design, such as the pond that sits at the end of hole #7, a 549-yard, par 5. Players must carry their approach shot over the body of water to have any chance at a birdie.

Fairways at Firewheel: $300,000 to $400,000
Firewheel Farms: $200,000 to $250,000
Hills at Firewheel: $270,000 to $350,000
Firewheel Estates: $250,000 to
Greens ... $250,000 to

Four Seasons Resort, 4150 N MacArthur Blvd., Irving Resort
This club, which was named to "GOLF Magazine's" 1998 list of "Silver Medal Resorts," features two eighteen hole regulation courses. This rolling TPC Course was built on a former cattle ranch near Dallas. This course is anchored by a collection of brawny par 4's, such as #3, which measures 490 yards. The course is often made tougher by strong Texas gales. The PGA Tour's GTE Byron Nelson Classic is held here every year. In order to play either course, you must be a hotel guest or a club member. The Cottonwood Valley Course is for members only and has houses lining its fairways. The Byron Nelson Golf School shares the resort's driving range, which offers 88,000-square feet of teeing area.

Country Club Oaks: $220,000 to $350,000
Fairway Vista: $280,000 to 850,000
The Enclave at Las Colinas: $725,000 to $1,000,000+
Windsor Ridge: $350,000 to $2,000,000


Gleneagles Country Club
, 5401 W Park Blvd., Plano Private
The Club features two championship 18 hole golf courses (Kings & Queens) designed by the team of Devlin and Von Hagge, eighteen lighted tennis courts and state-of-the-art fitness facility. This club's two courses share many similarities. The Queens Course is more difficult because of the wind. The fairways on both courses are narrow and bordered by water. The greens are medium-sized and fast. The terrain is hilly and water comes into play several times.

Willow Bend: $260,000 to $2,600,000
Fairways of Gleneagles: $310,000 to $660,000
Greens of Gleneagles: $375,000 to $650,000
Old Shephard Place: $200,000 to $650,000
Kingsborough: $525,000 to $700,000
Cliffs of Gleneagles: $500,000 to $1,300,000+
Estates of Gleneagles: $550,000 to $800,000

Hackberry Creek Country Club, 1901 W Royal Ln., Irving Private
This course has large greens. Water hazards come into play on several holes. This club allows reciprocal play with other CCA members.   Please visit www.HackberryCreek.info to see all homes on the Golf Course

Hackberry Creek: $230,000 to 595,000

Hyatt Bear Creek Golf Club, 3500 W Airfield Dr., Dallas Resort; Public
This facility has two regulation eighteen hole courses. These courses hosted one of the PGA qualifiers in 1985, and the Texas State Open in 1984. The East Course tends to be more open, but there are some tree-lined fairways on both courses. The greens usually have good speed. Many of the tees and greens are elevated. The East Course has six holes with elevated greens, and the West Course has nine elevated greens.

Meadows at Bear Creek: $245,000 to $395,000


Indian Creek Golf Club
, 1650 W Frankford Rd., Carrollton Public
This facility has two outstanding eighteen hole courses. Both courses are similar in design. The fairways are narrow and lined with Mesquite trees, and the greens are medium in size and speed. The terrain is flat and easy to walk. The Creek
Course has several creeks that come into play on many holes, and the Lakes Course has several lakes that come into play on many of its holes. Of the two courses, the Creek Course is considered the most difficult by the locals.

Indian Springs: $150,000 to $260,000
Indian Creek Ranch: $160,000 to $180,000
Elmwood Trail: $250,000+
Greens of Greenway Park: $335,000 to $400,000

Keaton Park Golf Course, 2323 N Jim Miller Rd., Dallas Public
This course was designed with the average golfer in mind. The tree-lined fairways are plush, and the greens are medium in size and speed. There are water hazards that come into play on fifteen holes. The signature hole is #3, a 538-yard, par 5, which plays into the wind and features a dogleg left fairway that is tree lined on the left and offers a cluster of trees with a pond on the right. This hole requires players to hook the second shot in order to approach the small, elevated green.

Lake Park Golf Course, 6 Lake Park Rd., Lewisville Public
This facility has an eighteen hole regulation course, lighted practice facility, and a nine hole, lighted executive course. The Regulation Course was redesigned in 1996 by PGA Tour Player Lanny Wadkins, Jeffrey Brauer, and Richard Watson. A 4,000-square foot clubhouse, pro shop and maintenance and cart barns were also constructed at this time.

Lakewood Country Club, 6430 Gaston Ave., Dallas Private
The design team of Crenshaw and Coore contributed their talents to updating this course. This club hosted the Dallas Open in the 1960's. The signature hole is #7, a 205-yard, par 3, requiring a tee shot from off an elevated tee box over a pond to a well-bunkered green framed by oak trees.

Lakewood: $150,000 to $1,250,000+

Las Colinas Country Club, 4400 North O'Connor Road., Irving Private
Built in 1964 and designed by Joe Finger, this Hilly,18 hole, Private course features many trees,doglegs, and bunkers. Golfers will face narrow fairways that feature Bermuda turf and putting greens that feature Bentgrass. Cart fees are $16.00, and walking is allowed.

Fox Glen: $255,000 to $1,000,000

L. B. Houston Municipal Golf Course, 11223 Luna Rd., Dallas Public
This municipal course has water hazards coming into play on the front nine, and many trees that can alter your shots on the back nine. Dave Bennett redesigned this course in 1982.

Los Rios Country Club, 1700 Country Club Dr., Plano Semi-Private
This exclusive club is proud of its many nice features, including a large practice putting green and driving range. The course's greens are well manicured, and the fairways are very plush. There is water that comes into play on ten holes, including right off the bat on hole #1, a 485-yard, par 5, which has two ponds situated in the landing area and one in front of the green, which is also backed by thick foliage. There is no water on the second hole, but the next twelve have some sort of water in the design.

Los Rios: $130,000 to $225,000
La Paz Estates: $115,000 to $120,000
Hidden Meadows: $130,000 to $145,000

Northwood Club, 6524 Alpha Rd., Dallas Private
This private club had its course designed in the traditional manner with many large trees lining the fairways and small greens. White Oak Creek
comes into play as a lateral hazard on many holes. The 1952 U.S. Open was held here, and the winner that year was Julius Boros. The course was redesigned in 1990 by Jay Moorish and Tom Weiskopf. Guests must be accompanied by a member to play this course.

Surrounding area: $200,000 to $800,000

Oak Cliff Country Club, 2200 W Red Bird Ln., Dallas Private
This club hosted the Senior PGA Tour's Dallas Reunion Pro-Am from 1994 until 1999. It also hosted the PGA Tour's Dallas Open (now the GTE Byron Nelson Classic) between 1958-62 and 1964-67. In 1961, Earl Stewart, Jr. shot 278 and became the only club professional to win a PGA event. The course's terrain is rolling, and the greens are small. There are water hazards that come into play on many holes, and sand bunkers are scattered throughout the entire course. Players will get a chance to test the accuracy of their short irons on hole #3, a 176-yard, par 3, which plays over a stream to a well-bunkered green. The best opportunity to let loose with the driver is on hole #14, a 544-yard, par 5, which plays straightaway to a well-bunkered green. The middle men's tees are also rated for ladies. The course at Oak Cliff Country Club's greens, fairways, and tee boxes were recently renovated, and the course reopened in October 2001.

Surrounding area: $100,000 to $235,000
Oakridge Country Club
, 2800 Diamond Oaks Dr., Garland Private
This target course can be quite demanding. The greens are smooth and fast, and the fairways are plush. There is a creek that meanders throughout the course and comes into play on a few holes, and ponds come into play on three other holes.

Surrounding area: $100,000 to $435,000

Pecan Hollow Municipal Golf, 4501 E 14th St., Plano Public
The terrain on this course is fairly flat and easy to walk. The fairways are wide open, and the greens are medium in size and speed. Numerous trees and sand bunkers have been incorporated into the course design, so shot accuracy is at a premium. In addition, water hazards come into play on ten holes. A tee time lottery is held every Thursday; only local residents are allowed to participate.

Plantation Resort, 4701 Plantation Ln., Frisco Public
This course is fun because the speed of play is fast. There are many out-of-bounds stakes lining the fairways. Also, there are water spillways coming into play on many holes. The signature hole is #9, a 388-yard, par 4, requiring a tee shot up a dogleg left fairway.

Plantation Resort: $150,000 to $350,000

Preston Trails Golf Club, 17201 Preston Trail Dr., Dallas Private
This club has greens that are well manicured, and the fairways are plush. A standard cut of rough defines all the fairways, and the wind is often a factor here. This exclusive men's club only allows women to play on Valentine's Day. "Golf Digest" rated this as the 5th "Best in State" course for 1995-96, and the 13th best for 1997-98.

Cambridge Place: $470,000 to $1,000,000+
Preston Downs: $350,000 to $360,000
Preston Trails: $300,000 to $3,000,000+

Shalimar at Preston Trails: $340,000 to $460,000

Prestonwood Country Club, 15909 Preston Rd., Dallas Private
This club offers two eighteen hole courses. Both courses have water hazards coming into play on many of their holes, plus sand bunkers scattered throughout their designs. There is a creek
that flows through both courses. The Creek Course is older and features more water hazards than the Hills Course. In fact, water comes into play on every hole of the Creek Course, 5 of which on the drive and approach shots. The Creek Course is also much tighter than the Hills Course. The Hills Course, with its wider fairways and larger greens, was built twenty years after the Creek Course. The Hills Course is more of a links-style design. Both courses offer full clubhouse facilities.
Hills at Prestonwood: $270,000 to $750,000
Hills of Indian Creek
: $4200,000 to $80,000

Ridgeview Ranch Golf Course, 2701 Ridgeview Dr., Plano Public
This course, which opened in October, 1996, features a challenging layout of rolling hills and tree-lined fairways. All the greens are accessible from the front, are large in size, fast and undulating, while the fairways are average width, fairly flat and forgiving. The signature hole is #7, a 161-yard, par 3, requiring a tee shot over White Rock creek to a large, sloped green. Senior walking rates are available before 8 AM and after 1 PM Monday through Friday
Ridgeview Ranch: $165,000 to $320,000
Fairways of Ridgeview: $255,000 to $280,000

Riverchase Golf Course, 700 Riverchase Dr., Coppell Public
This course has undulating greens and plush fairways. Water hazards come into play on some holes, and numerous trees scattered throughout the course can affect your shots. The men's tee also has a ladies' course rating of 75.7 and slope of 136.
Eagle Point Village: $190,000 to $310,000
Northlake Woodlands: $240,000 to $400,000
Fairways of Riverchase: $300,000 to $575,000
Riverchase Estates: $380,000-

Royal Oaks Country Club, 7915 Greenville Ave., Dallas Private
This demanding course features well-manicured greens and plush, narrow, tree-lined fairways. Water hazards come into play on a few holes and a multitude of sand bunkers are strategically placed throughout the design. British Open Champion Justin Leonard is a member at this course.

Sherrill Park Municipal Golf Courses (1 & 2), 2001 E Lookout Dr., Richardson Public
This facility has two great regulation courses to choose between. Course One is a championship design with narrow fairways lined by large trees. Course Two is shorter and features wide open fairways. There are water hazards coming into play on many holes.

Springpark: $160,000 to $390,000
Fairway Estates: $185,000 to $250,000
White Chapel: $200,000 to $385,000
Sherrill Park North: $220,000 to $280,000
Woodcreek ... $220,000 to $265,000

Sleepy Hollow Golf & Country Club, 4747 S Loop 12, Dallas Semi-Private
This club has two outstanding eighteen hole courses. The Lake Course is exclusive to members of the club. It features a shorter course design with the average golfer in mind. The River Course plays longer and features water hazards coming into play on fourteen holes. The fairways afford generous landing areas, and the greens have average to above average speed. Karl Litten redesigned both courses in 1981.

Stevens Park Golf Course, 1005 N Montclair Ave., Dallas Public
This older course, near the downtown area, has fairways that are narrow and tree lined, and the small greens are fast. In addition, creeks and streams come into play several times. Arthur Davis redesigned this course in 1983.

Stevens Park: $215,000 to $750,000

Kessler Park: $215,000 to $1,000,000

Stewart Peninsula Golf Course, 100 Cottonwood Springs Circle, The Colony Public
Built in 1998 and designed by Tripp Davis, this Hilly,9 hole, Course features many trees,doglegs, and bunkers. Golfers will face open fairways that feature Bermuda turf and putting greens that feature Bentgrass turf. Weekday, non-discounted green fees are $17.00, and Weekend fees are $27.00. Cart fees are $10.00, and walking is allowed.

Stewart Peninsula: $180,000 to $350,000

Stonebriar Country Club, 5050 Country Club Dr., Frisco Private
This demanding and long course will test your golfing abilities with the severity of its undulating fairways and the lightning speed of its greens. In addition, water hazards come into play on thirteen holes. This club is the annual host for the LPGA Tour's Skins Game. Guests must be accompanied by a club member in order to play this course.

Heritage Lakes $160,000 to $400,000
Lakes on Legacy: $330,000 to $800,000
Stonebriar: $250,000 to $3,000,000

Stonebridge Ranch $100,000 to $1,000,000 +


Tenison Park Golf Course
, 3501 Samuel Blvd., Dallas Public
Head professional: Doug Kerr; golf director: Bob Smith Tee times/reservation policy: two days in advance; weekends: Thurs. in person 6:00 a.m., 12 noon. by phone Greens fees: weekdays: $13.00, weekends: $16.00, twilight: $8.50 Cart fees: $18.00 plus tax Grass type: fairways: bermuda, greens: tiff and bermuda Pro shop:


The Tribute Golf Club
, 100 Boyd Rd., The Colony Resort
Located on the shores of Lake Lewisville, The Tribute Golf Club is a Scottish links-style course, including wind-swept dunes, sea washed grasses and challenging water hazards. Designed by architect Tripp Davis, the course features four sets of tees on each hole to challenge players of all skill levels.

The Trails of Frisco, 10411 Teel Pkwy., Frisco Semi-Private
The Trails of Frisco Golf Club is the newest semi-private golf club on The Texas Golf Trail. Featuring dramatic bunkering, scenic wetlands, and large, undulating greens, the 6,800-yard, par 71 layout offers a challenging, yet fair, test for players of all skill levels. The club is a Nike Golf Learning Center.

Trails of West Frisco: $165,000-340,000
Heather Ridge Estates: $265,000-375,000
Fairways of West Frisco: $335,000-460,000

Timarron Golf and Country Club, 1400 Byron Nelson Pkwy., Southlake Semi-Private
This rolling course has mounded fairways, and the course design winds back and forth over the Old Bear Creek
. There are several trees guarding the fairways, and the greens are large, undulating, and fast. "Golf Digest" rated this as the 7th "Best New Public Course" in America for 1995. The signature hole is #18, a 540-yard, par 5, which is open on the left side from the tee, then drops downhill over the creek to an island green that has bunkers on the left and right. This hole normally plays into a prevailing south wind.

Timarron: $200,000 to $1,000,000+

Tour 18 Golf Course, 8718 Amen Corner, Flower Mound Public
This course is billed as "America's Greatest Eighteen Holes." Included on this course are replica holes from sixteen top courses, including three closing holes that duplicate "Amen Corner" from Augusta National. Hole #1 is an exact replica of the same hole at Cherry Hills, and the #9 hole is an exact replica of hole #17 at Sawgrass. Locals recommend that the first time you play this course, don't think about scoring low, just enjoy the round. By the third time you play the course you may be ready to play to your handicap. The terrain is hilly and carts are mandatory. The fairways are tree lined, and the greens range in different sizes.

Estates at Tour 18: $450,000 to $2,000,000+

Twin Creeks Golf Club, 501 Twin Creeks Dr., Allen Public
This course features open fairways and large, undulating greens. Water hazards come into play on five holes. The signature hole is #11, a 383-yard, par 4, featuring trees lining the left of the fairway and an undulating green that is guarded by four large pecan trees. "Golf Digest" rated this course as the 10th "Best Public Course" in the state for 1996. This course will remain a public course until it is purchased by the homeowners' association.
Beacon Hill: $170,000 to $285,000
Twin Creeks: $160,000 to $840,000

Twin Wells Golf Club
, 2000 E Shady Grove Rd., Irving Public
This scenic course provides a great view of Downtown Dallas. The fairways are very plush, and the greens are well manicured. Water hazards (two ponds and a creek) come into play on eight holes. Friday is included in the weekend green fee rate.

Surrounding area: $100,000 to $130,000

Golf course communities exist throughout the Metroplex. Prices range from $100,000 to well over $1,000,000. Golf course living provides a relaxed pace without sacrificing the conveniences of a big city. Many have organized block parties, Fourth of July parades with fireworks and provide jogging/bike paths, swimming, playgrounds, basketball, volleyball, tennis, and, of course, golf.

  • Bridlewood $160,000 to $500,000
  • Eldorado $120,000 to $850,000 +
  • Fairways of Fossil Creek $170,000 to $300,000 +
  • Mira Vista $400,000 to $1,000,000 +
  • Oakmont $120,000 to $350,000 +
  • Stonebriar $200,000 to $1,000,000 +
  • Stonebridge Ranch $100,000 to $1,000,000 +
  • Timarron $190,000 to $800,000 +
  • Twin Creeks $120,000 to $450,000 +
  • Willow Bend $280,000 to $1,000,000