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Address: 1700 Sydnor Lane, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554
Phone Number: 409-683-4653
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Activities: Golfing
Description: Introducing the Moody Gardens® Golf Course, formerly the Galveston...
Introducing the Moody Gardens® Golf Course, formerly the Galveston Municipal Golf Course, featuring a $16 million comprehensive renovation by the renowned golf course architects of Jacobsen Hardy Golf Course Design. Revealed in June 2008, the Moody Gardens® Golf Course still features the best historical aspects of the original layout, while significantly improving certain holes and overall course flow. The renovation included new turf grass, green complexes, elevations, irrigation, drainage, cart paths, greens and a full clubhouse renovation.
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Great course, affordable price

Our family of 4 played (8 & 12 year olds). There are 5 different tee boxes for any age or skill level. The course was well-manicured. No bugs as some reviewers shared.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Our family of 4 played (8 & 12 year olds). There are 5 different tee boxes for any age or skill level. The course was well-manicured. No bugs as some reviewers shared.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We had a foursome and enjoyed the course and the views. A lot of water. Nice design. Would play it again.

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Temple, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We were here for my husband's company conference and this course hosted the golf tournament. These people were very organized and things ran so smoothly. It was very relaxing and fun.

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Beaumont, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The starter warned our group that "right is wrong" and he wasn't kidding. Hitting on the right side of the fairway really challenged our group all day. Great scenic views. Only con was the greens were just aerated.

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College Station, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Over many years my wife and I have visited Galveston for quick get-aways. I've always looked with envy at those playing the Moody Garden course. I picked up a great deal to play the course from an online source and began to plan our trip. My wife's birthday is in early June, so we decided to enjoy a time together... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I was in town for an oil and gas convention. We played Moody Gardens course this year. The course was in very good condition. The greens were well maintained, fairways were clean, the only thing we had issues with was the T-Box on two of the par-3 holes. Beyond that, it is a nice course in the area. The staff... More 

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fredericksburg,va
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Grass on both fairways and greens, Excellent!!!great value! Not any shade so be prepared during intense sunny days. Nice pro shop. Course next to airport.

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Clear Lake, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Great value for really nice course. Only thing keeping this from 5 stars is condition of tee boxes. They're pretty chewed up but this is February so you can't expect perfection. Other than that however, the greens are outstanding! Wish more patrons would fix their ball marks, but that is universal complaint at all courses it seems. Fairways are in... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Played the course in January. It is quite exposed like a links course, and we had very strong wind. The course is not easy, mainly due to the wind, and water. The landscape naturally in that area lacks trees which makes other courses in the greater Houston area look more interesting. The clubhouse looks a bit like a cantine. The... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Moody Gardens reminds me of a South Florida golf course. A nice layout with some very challenging holes. The greens and fairways are in excellent condition, but they have left a lot of the grounds in a natural state. As you play, you see all kinds of indigionus birds and wildlife. Challenging with water or unplayable rough on every hole.

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