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Name Your Top 3 Texas Courses


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#1 Justin.B

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Posted 08 May 2017 - 10:44 AM

1. Vaaler Creek
-for crazy challenging pins and the impeccable condition and serenity out in Blanco.

2. The Bandit
-amazing, fun lay out.

3. TPC - Oaks
-played it a ton so maybe I'm biased. Wish it was a little wider tho ;)

-JA


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Posted 08 May 2017 - 11:13 AM

1. Chester ditto
2. Chester ditto
3. Chester ditto




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#3 Justin.B

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Posted 08 May 2017 - 11:39 AM

 eebomb, on 08 May 2017 - 11:13 AM, said:

1. Chester ditto
2. Chester ditto
3. Chester ditto

Moving to Dallas next month so will have to check that out.

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Posted 08 May 2017 - 01:28 PM

 Justin.B, on 08 May 2017 - 11:39 AM, said:

 eebomb, on 08 May 2017 - 11:13 AM, said:

1. Chester ditto
2. Chester ditto
3. Chester ditto

Moving to Dallas next month so will have to check that out.

Yeah I'm gonna go ahead and suggest you don't check that out. Ditto is a terrible muni that's actually closed for a complete renovation right now. I'm assuming ebomb is joking on this one

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Posted 08 May 2017 - 01:40 PM

Yes birdystu i was goofing about ditto.


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Posted 08 May 2017 - 01:49 PM

Whispering Pines
Colonial
Dallas National

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Posted 08 May 2017 - 02:47 PM

Private or public?

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Posted 08 May 2017 - 03:48 PM

You talking in general or that you've  played?
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#9 Justin.B

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Posted 08 May 2017 - 08:52 PM

In general. Public Or private

 shotmark, on 08 May 2017 - 01:49 PM, said:

Whispering Pines
Colonial
Dallas National

Heard whispering pines is sweet.


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Posted 08 May 2017 - 08:53 PM

 sths31, on 08 May 2017 - 03:48 PM, said:

You talking in general or that you've  played?
In general. Your personal favs if u had to limit to 3


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Posted 08 May 2017 - 09:30 PM

That I have played

1. Boot Ranch
2. Pine Dunes
3. Comanche Trace( original 18)

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Posted 08 May 2017 - 09:31 PM

Colonial
Lochinvar
Dallas National

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Posted 08 May 2017 - 10:03 PM

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Posted 09 May 2017 - 12:08 AM

1. Top Golf
2. Top Golf.
3. Top Golf

Everything else is garbage.
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Posted 09 May 2017 - 08:30 AM

My favorites:

Whispering Pines
Golf Club of Houston Tourney Course
Boot Ranch

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Posted 09 May 2017 - 09:49 AM

Whispering pines getting so much love here.

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Posted 09 May 2017 - 04:01 PM

 Justin.B, on 09 May 2017 - 09:49 AM, said:

Whispering pines getting so much love here.

Rightfully so IMO
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Posted 09 May 2017 - 06:58 PM

Whispering Pines
Preston Trail
Dallas National

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Posted 09 May 2017 - 08:03 PM

prolly not a pure top 3, but wilderness at lake jackson is a top 3 value ...

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Posted 10 May 2017 - 11:24 AM

Top 3 that I have played:
Traditions Club
La Cantera Palmer Course
Las Colinas CC (biased probably because I played well that day)

Top 3 I want to play:
Colonial
Dallas National
Whispering Pines

Anyone want to guest me onto those first two??


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Posted 10 May 2017 - 11:38 AM

1. Dallas National
2. Shady Oaks
3A. Boot Ranch
3B. Colonial


I have not played Whispering Pines or Bluejack National but they would most likely make my list when I do.

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Posted 10 May 2017 - 12:13 PM

my top 3

1. Moody Gardens
2. Wolfdancer
3. Twin Lakes

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Posted 14 May 2017 - 10:41 PM

Chester Ditto...I lived in apartment right across the street when I first moved to Tx, ahhh the muni memories....father-son I was paired with that played out same bag as they walked the round, "Dad, bring me a 7iron after you hit over there," both literally stood couple inches from cup on every hole and "watched" as i putted, can't get those pairings at most top 3 courses....haha

Dallas Nat'l...thanks Phil for hookup back in the day

Cowboys Golf Club...as a Skins fan, I had to leave a "little tarnish" on that Star in the middle of fairway

La Cantera Palmer....it's a Mr Palmer course and as many hills as u will find on a Tx course


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Posted 14 May 2017 - 11:06 PM

Lochinvar
Barton Creek Fazio Canyons
Memorial Park

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 07:59 AM

1. Dallas National
2. Austin Golf Club
3. Brookhollow Golf Club

I normally don't like Fazio courses but Dallas National is on such a great piece of land it really is hard to believe you are in north Texas. AGC is awesome, some very cool bunkering and great great complexes, great short game facility. Brookhollow is just old classic course and the old Tillinghast architecture is awesome on the holes where it is prominent.

Played PT in the winter when the grass was dormant so I didn't really get to experience it in top form. Atmosphere is unequaled anywhere IMO. Really want to get on Whispering Pines, the membership thing they do is very different and I always forget how much it is and the other details. I also want to get on Vaquero and Trinity Forest. I still haven't talked to anyone who has played TF yet.


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Posted 16 May 2017 - 10:04 AM

 J_Early, on 10 May 2017 - 11:38 AM, said:

I have not played Whispering Pines or Bluejack National but they would most likely make my list when I do.

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 11:26 AM

The Tribute is a really fun track in Frisco.   Love the scottish layouts.
Crown Colony in Lufkin used to be the bomb back in the day.  I haven't played it since the late 90's.
Mill Creek in Salado was also the cat's meow back in the 90's.

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 01:24 PM

Colonial (played)
Trophy Club - Hogan course (played)
Dallas National (want to play)

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 01:59 PM

That I've played:

Vaaler Creek (conditions great and cool track for a cheap price)
Canyon Springs (conditions alright, but a really neat track)
Rawls Course - Lubbock (fun course, but will eat your lunch on the greens or if not playing the prevailing wind)

Honorable Mentions:
Horseshoe Bay - AppleRock - some really beautiful holes but some are also gimmicky and force you into certain plays (#16 for sure).
TPC San Antonio - Oaks. Hard as hell.
Crown Colony - really fun track, but a few holes were just ok.
Carlton Woods CC - Nicklaus - Awesome Clubhouse and perfect conditions, few really cool holes and few really "blah" holes.
Columbia Lakes - was a member in the late 90's...is a total goat track now but back in the 80's and early 90's when big oil was funding it it was plush and really nice.  Tough, tight course that was challenging. Sad that its in its current state.

Edited by b_smith07, 16 May 2017 - 02:05 PM.


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Posted 16 May 2017 - 02:47 PM

Lone Star GC
Butterfield GC
Painted Dunes

all in El Paso(my hometown), unfortunately never played any other courses in Texas.

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