San Antonio golf courses are all over the city and many people play throughout the year. San Antonio is a paradise for golfers because of the great weather we almost always have here. Most of the golf courses in the city are open to the public. On average, green fees that include golf cart rentals cost anywhere from around $20 up to $100. You will usually spend $45 each time you play golf.
Golf is a great way to get some fresh air and exercise. Just wear a cap and plenty of sunscreens and you should be fine.
Some of the resorts you can stay at here in San Antonio have their own golf courses, but most hotels do not. Don’t despair, though. Because they are so abundant, there is bound to be a course near where you are staying.
First, I will list the municipal golf courses for your putting needs.
Brackenridge Park Golf Course
The Alamo City Golf Trail begins and ends at Brackenridge Park Golf Course. This course, located just north of downtown San Antonio, is easily accessible to both locals and visitors. The 2008 restoration of “Old Brack” rerouted the course to A.W. Tillinghast’s (1916) original layout and upgraded the course’s conditions to compete with San Antonio’s premier golf courses. Anyone playing golf in San Antonio should play at Brackenridge, which has a fascinating history and a fun city-park layout.
The Brackenridge Park Golf Course opened in 1916 and is the oldest 18-hole public golf course in Texas. It is located at 2315 Avenue B and the phone number is (210) 226-5612.
Willow Springs Golf Course
Willow Springs G.C., which opened in 1923, is San Antonio’s oldest golf course. Over the years, the course has hosted several Texas Opens and numerous local amateur tournaments, and it has been played by several famous golfers, including Sam Snead and Ben Hogan. Willow Springs Golf Course may appear simple by today’s standards, but don’t be fooled. The par-5 second hole on the course is the longest in the city, measuring 663 yards. The golf course also features long, open fairways and a variety of elevation changes. The popular Willow Springs golf course is located in eastern San Antonio, about a 10-minute drive from the city’s famous Riverwalk.
The Willow Springs Golf Course was opened in 1923 and it is located at 202 SBC Center Parkway. The phone number is (210) 226-6721.
Olmos Basin Golf Course
The 18-hole “Olmos Basin” course at the Olmos Basin Golf Course facility in San Antonio, Texas has a par of 72 and 6,870 yards of golf from the longest tees. The slope rating is 120 and the course rating is 71.0. The Olmos Basin golf course was designed by George Hoffman and opened in 1963. As General Manager, Billy Martinez oversees the course.
The Olmos Basin Golf Course is located at 7022 North McCullough Avenue and the number is (210) 826-4041. This is one of the busiest municipal golf courses in San Antonio.
Riverside Golf Course
Riverside Golf Course, located near San Antonio, offers spectacular views and challenging play for golfers of all skill levels. Riverside Golf Course’s well-kept fairways and greens keep the course challenging but friendly, and the staff can provide tips and tricks for playing your best round. Riverside Golf Course is an excellent choice for regular rounds of golf or as a new destination for you and your friends when visiting San Antonio.
Riverside Golf Course, located at 203 McDonald opened in 1918. It has 27 holes and the phone number is (210) 533-8371.
Cedar Creek Golf Course
Cedar Creek first opened its doors in 1989, and Ken Dye designed his 7,150-yard, par 72 layout from the rugged Hill Country terrain. The course has wild elevation changes and incredibly craggy terrain—you’ll know you’re in for something special when you look out the clubhouse before the round and see the surrounding countryside. The fairways are lined with old oak trees and cedar elms, five of which dogleg; expect blind shots and uneven lies. The greens are shaped similarly to the course layout, with frequent undulations and many having two or three levels. On these tricky greens, don’t forget to pay attention to the pin placement.
Cedar Creek Golf Course has several waterfalls and natural limestone formations as part of the course. It has 18 holes, is located at 8250 Vista Colina, and the phone number is (210) 695-5050.
Mission del Lago Golf Course
Mission Del Lago is a fantastic layout that all golfers will enjoy. Mission Golf Club, located south of San Antonio near Mitchell Lake, provides a full-service golf facility. Mission Del Lago’s golf course has 18 holes, a large practice green, and a driving range. Golfers make the trip to Mission Del Lago on a regular basis to enjoy one of The Trail’s most unique courses.
Mission del Lago Golf Course has water features on ten holes and is located at 1250 Mission Grande. The phone number is (210) 627-2522.
Private San Antonio Golf Courses
The following are private San Antonio golf courses that are open to the public for your golfing pleasure.
The Quarry Golf Club at 444 East Basse Road uses limestone in its 18 hole course. The phone number is (210) 824-4500 or (800) 347-7759.
Hyatt Hill Country Resort is located at 9800 Hyatt Resort Drive and has an 18 hole course. Eight of the holes have water challenges. You can call them at (210) 647-1234.
La Cantera Golf Club at 16641 La Cantera Parkway can be reached by calling (210) 558-GOLF or (800) 4GO-LFUS. This Club has two golf courses, one designed by Arnold Palmer.
Pecan Valley Golf Club is at 4700 Pecan valley Drive and you can call them at (210) 333-9018 or (800) 336-3418.
Canyon Springs Golf Club is located at 24400 Canyon Springs Golf Road and their phone number is (210) 497-1770.
The Woodlake Golf and Country Club is located at 6500 Woodlake Parkway and the phone number is (210) 661-6124.
Silverhorn Golf Club is located at 1100 West Bitters Road and opened in 1997. The phone number is (210) 545-5300.
Tapatio Springs Resort and Conference Center is located at Johns Road West in Boerne, about 20 minutes off of I-10 from San Antonio. Their phone number is (210) 698-3539 or (800) 999-3299.
Have fun playing on one or more of the San Antonio golf courses.