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Moody Gardens Golf Course

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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 golf course in great condition

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 10, 2015
Cowboystorey
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Clear Lake, TX
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Clear Lake, TX
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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116 reviews 116 reviews
20 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
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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The Woodlands, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We had a little church golf tournament there, and the course was in great shape. There are many different tee boxes for golfers of all levels. The staff were super friendly and went above and beyond. High recommend this course!

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Texas
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130 reviews 130 reviews
53 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My tournament league played Moody Gardens for the first time. Let me start by saying that my review COULD have been excellent but there were a few issues...a couple not the course's fault. First off, we played on the same day as the Galveston Triathlon. The road was blocked leading into the golf course for the bicycle part of the... More 

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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101 reviews 101 reviews
41 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Went in September. It was entertaining. Tne rain forest with its monkeys were great. We got a discount in our tickets as we were seniors. That was nice.

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Harlingen, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Held our annual golf outing at Moody Gardens Hotel and played here. Greens punched three weeks ago but you would never have been able to tell. Wonderful facility and course really nice. Staff helpful and responded to our every need.

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Sugar Land, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

While staying at Moody Gardens Hotel, we decided to take advantage of the nearby golf course although we initially had no plans to golf. It was a nice course and so convenient to the hotel. While the kids went to the water parks, the husbands had some fun on the course

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Houston, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This course feels like you are Miles away from everything. The foliage is lush and well maintained. The practice area is perfect and never feels crowded.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This course is well maintained; and has a helpful staff. You see wildlife along the way as you work through the course. It is a goof challenging course. Definitely going back.

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