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4 Golf Courses not to miss in Austin, Texas

With great weather year round, equals to excellent year round courses, making Austin a favourite destination for golfers and according to GOLF Magazine, Austin can add ‘the Best Golf City in America’ to the list of titles. 
Experience breath-taking views of the Austin city skyline while navigating the revamped Morris Williams Golf Course. Honouring the legacy of esteemed local golfer Morris Williams, Jr., this course showcases elevated, undulating greens set amidst picturesque rolling landscapes. Take advantage of the driving range and putting greens for honing your skills or unwind in a cozy rocking chair on the clubhouse porch.
Ranked as Austin's top municipal course, the par 71 Roy Kizer Golf Course boasts a unique transformation from a disused wastewater plant to a sprawling links-style landscape. Nestled within 200 acres of lush forest, complete with serene lakes and wetlands, the course offers a scenic backdrop for golf enthusiasts. Featuring spacious fairways and accommodating five tee options, Kizer presents a rewarding challenge suitable for players of all proficiencies.
Lions Municipal Golf Course, affectionately known as Muny, has enjoyed enduring popularity since its inception as Austin's inaugural public golf facility in 1934. Recognized on the Texas Registry of Historic Golf Courses, Muny holds significance as the first integrated golf course in the southern United States during the 1950s. Despite its modest 6,001-yard layout, Muny's compact greens and tightly lined fairways provide a formidable test for golfers of all abilities, offering a challenge even to the most powerful hitters.
Situated mere minutes from Downtown Austin, Riverside Golf Course holds a special place in golfing lore as the training ground for legends such as Ben Crenshaw and Tom Kite. Start your day with a delicious breakfast taco from the Blue In Green Grill & Watering Hole before venturing onto the stunning fairways, bordered by majestic oak, pecan, and maple trees. Walk-ups are always encouraged for a spontaneous round of golf.
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Posted by: Visit Austin
Posted on: 26/02/2024

4 Golf Courses not to miss in Austin, Texas

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