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Austin Golf Courses Guide

Explore our Austin Golf Courses Guide for information on the best golf courses in Austin, Texas including rates, score cards, tee times, and more!

Angela Hall Last updated on Sep 20, 2021 by

1. Riverside Golf Course in Downtown Austin

Riverside Golf Course

Formerly known as the Austin Country Club, this beautiful 18-hole layout is rich in golf history. Designed by renowned architects J. Press and Perry Maxwell, this legendary course served as teaching grounds for golf icon Harvey Penick, as well as champions Tom Kite and Ben Crenshaw. A favorite among local golfers, Riverside Golf Course challenges and delights players of all skill levels with its mature trees and scenic water hazards. Conveniently located just 5 minutes from downtown Austin and 10 minutes from the airport, Riverside golf course offers a serene escape without having to leave the city.

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2. Teravista Golf Course in Round Rock

Teravista Golf Course

Located in Round Rock, TX just north of Austin, Teravista Golf Course is an 18 hole championship golf course featuring some of the best golf in Texas! This 7,200 yard course, designed by Floridian George Clifton, will challenge golfers of all ages and abilities.

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3. Morris Williams Golf Course near Mueller District

Morris Williams Golf Course

Located behind the Mueller Shopping District, Morris Williams Golf Course was opened its doors in 1964 as Austin's 3rd Municipal Course. Designed by Leon Howard, one of the most prolific golf course Architects of the time, the course features small, slightly elevated, contoured greens.

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4. Baylor Park Pitch and Putt in Downtown Austin

Baylor Park Pitch and Putt

An Austin icon since 1949, Baylor Park Pitch and Putt in Downtown Austin features a 9 hole course with short greens and epic views of downtown. You mostly carry a 9 iron and a cooler on this one as golf carts are not necessary. You can also manage with quick trips to the beer garden. Great first date.

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5. Roy Kizer and Jimmy Clay Golf Course

Roy Kizer and Jimmy Clay golf courses

Roy Kizer and Jimmy Clay golf courses are nestled up next to each other and share a boundary with McKinney Falls State Park. Both are city owned courses with some unique attributes and about a 15 minute drive from downtown. Roy Kizer is located between Williamson Creek and Onion Creek and features several large bodies of water. Jimmy Clay features the same, but with less views of Onion Creek and smaller water sources. It does take you super close to Lower McKinney Falls.

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6. Top Golf in the Domain

Top Golf Austin

You're right, this isn't a golf course. But it's still a super fun place to whack some balls and a great way to spend an afternoon or evening. Featuring a three story driving range with state of the art ball tracking equipment, a respectable menu, and your own server bringing drinks, we didn't realize swinging clubs could be this fun.

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7. Falconhead Golf Club in West Austin

Falconhead Golf Club

Located West of Austin about a 30 minute drive from downtown, Falconhead boasts former status as a PGA tournament location. One of the more sculpted courses in Austin, it features great scenery throughout the course that is clearly challenging.

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8. Wolfdancer Golf Club at Lost Pines

Wolfdancer Golf Club at Lost Pines

Located 20 East of Austin off Hwy 71, Wolfdancer Golf Club is located next to the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines location that offers exceptional spa services enabling for a great weekend golf retreat option. The Lost Pines area is rich in unique geography carved out by the Lower Colorado River and full of large pine trees typical of Eastern Texas. The Arthur Hills designed course is challenging and one of the top ranked courses in Texas.

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9. Grey Rock Golf Couse in Southwest Austin

Grey Rock Golf Course in Southwest Austin

Located off South Mopac a couple miles past Slaughter Lane where the highway bends West towards Dripping Springs, Grey Rock golf course offers a solid option for nearby golfing. Often considered the nicest city owned course, they also feature exceptional tennis courts.

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10. Avery Ranch Golf Club

Avery Ranch Golf Club Austin

Nestled up next to Lake Avery in North Austin just West of Round Rock, Avery Ranch offers a great course with a lot of accolades including "Top Luxury Course" in Central Texas "Best Place to Hold a Corporate Event" by Avid Golfer Magazine in 2013, and "Best Places to Play" distinctions by Golf Digest.

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