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Barton Creek - Crenshaw Cliffside Golf Course

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Be prepared to 3 putt on the slanted greens

So the back story is Crenshaw was a great putter and thus his course was designed for big greens... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2017

We live on the course and we love it we are for young boys we get out as often as possible the... read more

Reviewed January 13, 2018
David B
Austin, Texas
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  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible22%
Mar 18, 2018
“A good course ruined by terrible green conditions”
Jan 13, 2018
Designed by Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore, this 18-hole, par 71 championship course integrates its natural design into the surrounding terrain of rolling hills, natural plateaus and native vegetation.
8212 Barton Club Dr, Austin, TX 78735-1406
+1 800-336-6158
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Reviewed March 18, 2018

The Crenshaw course is a nice layout, with tough greens at the best of times. At the moment though the greens are, as I think Feherty once commented about another course, "like putting on broccoli". The greens recently have been very fast, which is fine,...More

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Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

We live on the course and we love it we are for young boys we get out as often as possible the courses in amazing shape and we look forward to all the future improvements in the coming year

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Reviewed November 21, 2017

I will start by saying that I am a "+" handicap and have played all over the world, guessing well over 500 different courses. This course had the worst designed greens I have ever played. Over 40% of the green I don't think you could...More

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Reviewed October 26, 2017

First, lot of construction and renovation going on. No parking. Trailer for checkin. Second, the condition of the fairways and greens are very good. Can't say the same for the rough. Lot of hard pack. Redoing some greens, etc. and it is annoying to pay...More

Thank John F
Reviewed June 25, 2017

So the back story is Crenshaw was a great putter and thus his course was designed for big greens with difficult putts. The backstory does match the experience, except that we were dissapointed with the greens as most had little interest with primarily a one...More

Thank IFoundItToday
Reviewed May 10, 2016

I played the Crenshaw course in April and it was in great shape. The staff was friendly and the greens were FAST! Great place to play and I will definitely be back.

Thank BenjiFever
Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

Tee boxes, fairways and greens are all in good shape. To score you have to know where to land the ball on the greens. Very tricky putting if you play for the first time. Check out the deer and wild turkeys.

Thank Samuraigolfer
Reviewed January 14, 2016

Barton Creek Lakeside in Spicewood, TX, has a beautiful course layout on Lake Travis but Omni does not adequately maintain the course and the club house facilities. The sand traps need work and the tee boxes are uneven. No marshall on course to speed play....More

1  Thank Number1green
Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

The golf gentlemen handling the clubs lost my putter cover and I found it in the storage. They are not careful at all. We played with a company and only saw the drink carts once. Bad service.

1  Thank Kelly A
Reviewed November 7, 2014

This is a beautiful course in primo condition. Don't get fooled into thinking it is easy since the distances are short and GIR is not all that difficult. Getting it in the cup is a different story. These are some of the fastest and most...More

2  Thank BuddyF441
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