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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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Oak Park, Illinois
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78 reviews 78 reviews
18 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 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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61 reviews 61 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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317 reviews 317 reviews
40 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 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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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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59 helpful votes 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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San Antonio, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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