Best Houston Golf Courses, Stores, Driving Ranges & More

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All of you that found our blog should be learning a whole lot about the local Houston golf scene over the next few minutes. Courses, stores, driving ranges, Topgolf, and miniature golf in your area will all be covered as this blog moves forward.

With that said the best public and private golf courses near you have to kick us off since they are the star of the show. Once they have been discussed in detail the best golf stores to buy new clubs, bags, balls, tees, apparel, and any other gear you might need will get a mention.


Houston golf driving ranges and putting greens are great for when you need to get some practice swings in. Then we will give a shout out to both Topgolf and miniature golf courses in town if they apply.

Don’t leave before you see our map towards the conclusion that will help you figure out which courses and venues are closest to your current area. Anyone that is interested is welcome to check out our other blogs about the top golf courses in the Midwest right there.

Best Golf Courses In Houston

When you want to play at one of the best public and private golf courses in Houston head to:

Hermann Park and Gus Wortham Golf Course both have 18-holes with pars of 70 and 71, lengths of 6,015 and 6,388 total yards, 69.1 and 71.2 course ratings, and 124 and 126 slope ratings.

You can find a fun 18-hole par 72 golf course near you with a total length of 6,954 yards, 73.6 course rating, and 135 slope rating at Wildcat which opened in 2001.

Woodlands Country Club and Riverbend Country Club have private 18-hole courses with pars of 72, course ratings of 74.7 and 74.3, slope ratings of 148 and 139, and lengths of 7,115 and 6,908 yards respectively.

Since 2001 The Club at Carlton Woods has been featuring two 18-hole par 72 courses both of which have 76.6 course ratings and 143 slope ratings. Their Jack Nicklaus course has a length of 7,402 yards while their Tom Fazio course covers 7,358 yards.

Three 9-hole par 36 courses can be found at Panorama Golf Club which opened in 1964. The Rolling Hills covers 3,426 yards with a course rating of 37 and a slope rating of 137, the Winged Foot has a length of 3,443 yards, 36.7 course rating, and a 143 slope rating, and Thunderbird measures 3,306 yards and has a course rating of 36.7 and slope rating of 139.

Timber Creek Golf Club features three 9 hole par 36 courses including the Creekside which covers 3,135 yards, the Pines with 3,418 yards, and Timber Trails which has a total length of 3,575 yards.

There’s a private par 71 local 18-hole golf course with a length of 6,728 yards, 72.6 course rating, and 128 slope rating at Sweetwater Country Club.

The Club at Falcon Point opened in 1984 and has an 18-hole course with a par of 72, course rating of 73.4, slope rating of 134, and 6,771 total yards.

Meadowbrook Farms Golf Club and Pearland Golf Club have 18-hole courses with 74.4 and 73.6 course ratings, 134 and 136 slope ratings, and total lengths of 7,100 and 6,791 yards respectively for pars of 72.

Anyone who’s looking for a fast and fun round of golf can head to Magnolia Creek Golf Club where you will find a par 34 9-hole course with a total length of 2,626 yards.

South Shore Harbor Country Club offers three private 9-hole courses. The first has a length of 3,360 yards, the second course has a length of 3,522 yards, and its third course covers 3,364 yards.

Best Local Golf Stores

You will be able to buy new clubs, balls, bags, apparel, or anything else at one of these golf stores:

Edwin Watts offers local golf club repairing with other accessories and customization services. A wide selection of clubs, apparel, and equipment from top brands are available at Golf Galaxy.

You can buy new and used golf clubs near you, get custom fittings, and full service repairs at Big O’s Golf in League City.

Academy Sports + Outdoors is a good place to buy clubs, balls, accessories, apparel, shoes, and more in Pearland.

Driving Ranges & Indoor Simulators

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These driving ranges and indoor simulators in your area are the perfect place to step up your game:

Golf World and Championship Golf Center are outdoor driving ranges while State of Golf is a good place to find indoor simulators and also has a bar similar to Topgolf.

Golf World and Championship Golf Center are a couple of good places to take the best lessons near you and obviously many of the courses on our first list will also have PGA certified trainers.

Topgolf In Your Area

There is a Topgolf in Houston at 1030 Memorial Brook Boulevard over around Katy.

Miniature Golf Near You

Have some fun without all of the stress at one of these miniature golf courses in your area:

Speedy’s Fast Track, US Golf and Games, Shankz Mini Golf, and Tilt Studio Katy offer fun 18-hole miniature golf courses in your area. You can also find 9-hole courses at Track 21, Katy Miniature Golf, and Inflatable Katy.

You might also be interested in our city guides on:

Enjoy Golfing In Houston

For the time being that is all we have to share but we will be back to update this page often. After learning about the best public and private golf courses, local shops, driving ranges, practice putting greens, Topgolf, and miniature golf courses in your area you should be ready for whatever comes next.

Go ahead and let us know if we got anything wrong or if anything we posted has become dated in the comments. Now go have fun playing golf in Houston.

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