Brackenridge Park Golf Course

San Antonio, Texas | 18 holes | Par: 72 | 6243 yards

Brackenridge Park Golf Course, which is the oldest public golf course in Texas, was the first ever host to the Texas Open Golf Tournament in 1922. This historic golf course has the honor of being the first inductee into the Texas Golf Hall of Fame.

Brackenridge Park Golf Course, which is the oldest public golf course in Texas, was the first ever host to the Texas Open Golf Tournament in 1922. This historic golf course has the honor of being the first inductee into the Texas Golf Hall of Fame. Brackenridge Park may not be as challenging to today’s golfers, but it is still an entertaining round. The layout has a tight front nine with plenty of trees, demanding accurate tee shots. The back nine is more open, subjecting it to strong winds. Water comes into play on a few holes and there are also numerous doglegs and well-placed bunkers to watch out for. Elevated greens and tight fairways lined with trees add to the challenge at Brackenridge Park Golf Course.

Par, yardages and course ratings

Tee Par Yardage Rating Slope
Back 72 6243 70.3 126
Forward 72 5279 65.9 118
Middle 72 5807 67.9 122
Middle (W) 72 5807 74.3 137
Forward (W) 72 5279 71.1 126

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At a glance

  • Holes: 18
  • Designed by: A. W. Tillinghast, John Colligan
  • Type: Municipal
  • Built in: 1916
  • Golf Season: Year round
  • Visitor Policy: Open
  • Tee times welcomed: Search tee times

Practice facilities

  • Driving range: Yes
  • Putting green: Yes

Tuition

  • Teaching pro: Yes
  • Golf school / golf academy:

Services

  • Pro: Yes
  • Rental clubs: Yes
  • Rental carts: Yes
  • Pull carts:

Prices


2315 Avenue B
San Antonio, Texas 78215
Bexar County
P: (210) 226-5612
F: (210) 227-6071
W: www.alamocitygolftrail.com


Reader Ratings / Reviews

  • 5 stars out of 5
    by Christina
    on March 27th, 2012 07:57
    A great municipal golf course with tons of golf history. Exciting Tilinghast layout! You can expect to see good golf course conditions as well. They also have the Texas Golf Hall of Fame located there. You get to play golf and see where some golf history was made all in the same day! Worth every penny!
  • 4 stars out of 5
    by Larry Miller
    on February 15th, 2012 10:25
    A great old course that has aged well with the renovations over the years. Only complaint is the freeway encroachment that took away part of the back nine that I played as a young boy in the 50's and 60's.

  • 4 stars out of 5
    by Jeff D.
    on August 31st, 2011 13:55
    As good as a muni gets...usually in great shape tee to green. Interesting Tillinghast layout. Only 6,200 yds from the tips, but lots of trees, four long par 3's and plenty of bunkers.
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