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Historic Brackenridge Golf Course

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Address: 2315 Avenue B, San Antonio, TX 78215
Phone Number: 210-226-5612
Activities: Golfing
Description: Built in 1916, this is the oldest 18-hole public golf course in Texas...
Built in 1916, this is the oldest 18-hole public golf course in Texas, which measures 5,767 yards from the middle tees with a relatively easy par 72 track.
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I was traveling to San Antonio and friend suggest we play here. Overall I had good time. The weather was cloudy, windy and overcast which made for an exciting day, When you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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Jericho, Vermont
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55 reviews 55 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We are in SA for a golf vacation - golfing everyday no matter the weather. Our week was cold, cloudy and rainy. Our day at Brackenridge was no different but also windy. Brack is a very tight course with tree lined fairways and many bunkers. There weren't many golfers out the day we were there but balls were often in... More 

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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36 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I was traveling to San Antonio and friend suggest we play here. Overall I had good time. The weather was cloudy, windy and overcast which made for an exciting day, When you play as bad as I do you don't need mother nature making it harder. At least I had something to blame my bad play on. The course was... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I was lucky to be able to book online for a 50% off tee time. It was great value! Right after i got off my car i saw the statue of Harvey Penick. I knew then i would like this golf course! Without spoiling your adventure for first timers, i am just going to say the condition of the course... More 

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Palm Desert, California, USA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Historic Tillinghast designed course built in 1916. Lovely course. A little pricey for a muni, but worth it for the experience.

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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49 reviews 49 reviews
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Made a tee time for 9:30 when we showed up we were told that they had a tournament going on and it would be at least a 30 minute delay. They could have a least told me when I made the tee time about the tournament and we would have gone to another course. We had the third tee time... More 

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Played "the Brack" for the first time yesterday (late October). It was in great shape, although the greens were very S-L-O-W. The tree-lined fairways require an accurate shot off the tee box. I am usually pretty accurate with my driver but only hit 50% of the fairways here. Others in my foursome resorted to their 3-woods in place of their... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This Golf course is in good shape and fun to play.It is a challenging course were you have to place your ball carefully to have a shot to the green and score well. A course with a lot of history and played by very famous people. This course is part of the Alamo Golf trail and is the jewel of... More 

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San Antonio, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I stumbled on this course earlier this year after playing a golf tournament for a local tour. The course is really nice and has lots of trees and pretty nice greens. I've played many San Antonio courses and this one is one of my favorites. The only drawback is that it does get quite busy on the weekends, so you... More 

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Centennial
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

The is an old Tillinghurst design that is in terrific shape. Short but not easy it will test you. The greens are top notch. The old trees that line the fairways require straight well thought shots. Many Texas Opens we're played here so you are on hollowed golf ground. Hogan, Nelson and many others have played. They have a$6.98 lunch... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

This is an old Tillinghast course from 1916 that was remodeled four years ago. This place was once infamous for long rounds and too many hackers hitting the wrong fairways. We played here twice this year trying to get a better feel for this tract. This course is over-hyped and over-priced. The expensive redesign has not changed the front nine... More 

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