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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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Great old golf course

"Old Brack", as the locals refer to it, is an historic golf course in San Antonio, Texas. It is an old-fashioned, tree-lined course that is sometimes quirky but always fun to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Denton, Texas

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Denton, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

"Old Brack", as the locals refer to it, is an historic golf course in San Antonio, Texas. It is an old-fashioned, tree-lined course that is sometimes quirky but always fun to play. Tremendous golf history has been forged through the years at Old Brack. It is a municipal golf course that anyone can play, but many of the greats of... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Brackenridge offers 2 types of games...the front 9 is very tight with narrow fairways off the Tee, several holes with Bunkers not only on the sides but across the width of the fairway or in front of the entire Green..requiring solid wedges to raised Green. The back 9 is more wide open with 3 holes requiring careful wedge shots over... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Lots of mature trees line this course, the oldest public one in Texas. Lots of strategically placed bunkers and elevated greens. Our round was severely marred by the loud,continuous roar of the highway along all of the back nine. We enjoy golf in part for the chance to,be outside and enjoy. Because of the noise, we won't be back.

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Lipscomb, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

My wife and I recently made a tee time on the recommendation of a friend! Our friend was so RIGHT when he said this is an outstanding course. The staff were most courteous, we got off right on time paired with a great guy who plays there often which was very helpful since we'd never played the course. The fairways... More 

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Jericho, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
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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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
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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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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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Address: Address: 2315 Avenue B, San Antonio, TX 78215
Phone Number: 210-226-5612
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio

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