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The Rawls Course

3720 4th Street, Lubbock, TX 79415
806 742-4653
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Ranked #14 of 30 Attractions in Lubbock
Type: Golf Courses
Activities: Golfing
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- Aug 5, 2014
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Lubbock, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This course was designed for the collegate golf team at Texas Tech. It has many sandtraps and few level spots. The prevailing West Texas wind makes a challange for all golfers. One of the best courses in West Texas.

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Carlsbad NM
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60 reviews 60 reviews
21 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Played while wife and kids went shopping. Rather busy that weekend.The Marshell came up to me and apologized for the slow play. Had a nice converstion with him. He told me there were close to 100 sand bunkers on the course. I told him tha I believed him. I was on number 5 and hit about 30 by then. He... More

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Lubbock, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The Rawls is a top notch college course which although advertised as for everyone is not for beginners or those who have trouble with bunkers and mobility. In excellent shape now that under non university management.

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Dallas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

The Rawls course is a great Links style golf course. Very challenging golf course but beware of the bunkers. Beautifully designed but treacherous if you land in them. The greens are slick and challenging. The views and landscape are incredible. Very unexpected and not like a lot of the flat areas of Lubbock. The food in the clubhouse was very... More

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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Enjoyed playing at a top ranked golf course in the state of Texas. Enjoyed the great golf tournament that I played in.

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Lubbock, Texas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The Rawls Golf Course looks like a miniature piece of the Caprock of West Texas with lots of hills and valleys. A links course that will challenge your ability to miss the bunkers and find the fairway. Bunkers that play like canyons. Water hazards that call your ball. If it was easy we wouldn't play here.

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Texas
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57 reviews 57 reviews
27 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Lots of rolling terrain which was a surprise in Lubbock. Troon Golf manages the course so you get everything Troon Golf delivers from conditions to the clubhouse. Plays like a links course, especially when the wind is up. Very playable for all levels yet challenging at the same time. And the green fee on a Wednesday morning was $33 -... More

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Amarillo, Texas
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

challenging course in great shape. Laid back atmosphere. Fairly difficult for a 25 handicap, but I managed to stay out of the pot bunkers all day. Love the clubhouse with patio, good food & service.

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San Antonio
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79 reviews 79 reviews
9 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

The Rawls Course, located next to the Texas Tech campus, is a very fun design, and well maintained. Although everything in Lubbock is flat, a lot of dirt was brought in to create mounds and give the course an appearance far different from the surrounding area. The holes can be challenging, but the fairways are fairly generous, so it is... More

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Lubbock, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

It's not flat, it's not easy, and it's not what you would expect in Lubbock, TX. It is one terrific golf course, well-run, well conditioned, and a bargain compared to courses in major metropolitan areas. It's not a golf course where you can just whack the ball out there and play it. You need to think your way around the... More

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