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Horseshoe Bay Resort - Slick Rock Course

Horseshoe Bay, TX
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Type: Golf Courses
Activities: Golfing
Owner description: Designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr., this 18-hole championship course features five sets of tees enabling the course to change continually from day to... more » Owner description: Designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr., this 18-hole championship course features five sets of tees enabling the course to change continually from day to day. « less
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

One of the most beautiful courses in Texas. The views are magnificent for being in Texas. Of course you are in the hill country and that place is know for beautiful views. The greens had just been air-rated and a little rough but I could see the potential. We were not playing in a tournament it did not matter.

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Spring, Texas
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is a relatively easy course to play. It has interesting holes front and back. Driving through the waterfall is a fun and rare event in golf for both young and old. Enjoyable !

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Horseshoe Bay, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Beautiful and very playable golf course for any handicap. Waterfall hole is really spectacular. But, the traps were even worse than you would expect on a public course. They are full of small to medium stones and the sand is not evenly distributed resulting in erratic outcomes. Very disappointing. The clubhouse makes maybe the best burger I've ever had. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

This is truly one of Texas's hidden gems. This place has become a second home for me, and the staff truly will treat you like a VIP guest.

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San Antonio, Texas
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540 reviews 540 reviews
96 attraction reviews
468 helpful votes 468 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We had played this course back in the early 1970s when it was new. It didn't seem very difficult back then. Now we are talking about a different layout. This course is in amazing condition considering that the hill country just had one of the harshest winters in many years. The greens on the back nine have recovered nicely from... More

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El Paso, Texas
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89 reviews 89 reviews
29 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Excellent service at the clubhoude and course management. The course is typical of a resort, but the play was excellent. The price was around $160/round. Finished both rounds in 4 hours.

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St. Louis
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

Had a great 3 1/2 hour round. Very little waiting. Course was in great shape.

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Bellevue
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344 reviews 344 reviews
18 attraction reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012 via mobile

For an average golfer looking to play a course in good condition, at a great value, try this one after 2 pm. Prices drop by 50%, and include cart, driving range and water bottles. The course has a nice layout and is forgiving for a relatively high handicapper. The greens are in above average condition. Service is outstanding and personable.

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