We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Historic Brackenridge Golf Course

Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 2315 Avenue B, San Antonio, TX 78215-1030
Phone Number: 210-226-5612

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.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 29 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 10
  • 12
    Very good
  • 4
  • 2
  • 1
Beautiful Public Course!

This has to be one of the prettiest public golf courses I have ever played. It is located 5 minutes from downtown, The greens and fairways were in perfect shape and the course... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2016
Wichita Falls, Texas
Add Photo Write a Review

29 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 29: English reviews
Wichita Falls, Texas
Level Contributor
29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

This has to be one of the prettiest public golf courses I have ever played. It is located 5 minutes from downtown, The greens and fairways were in perfect shape and the course has a lot of character. Will definitely go back!

Thank cheptner
San Antonio, Texas
Level Contributor
56 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

I used to play here all the time a few years ago before they did a major renovation and jacked up the green fees. I never really had the desire to go back because I could never envision the course being on par with the other courses at this price. I got invited to play in a tourney here and... More 

1 Thank Joeyavidtraveler
Sandy, Utah
Level Contributor
28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

If you've seen my reviews of San Antonio you know that we had planned to just spend our 4 day trip on the River Walk with the misunderstanding there would be lots to see and do. Big mistake - if you don't drink or eat a lot it gets old really quickly. Hubby and I are avid golfers and didn't... More 

Thank Heidi H
Level Contributor
245 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

this was an interesting course. the layout is good, but different, trees in the middle of the fairways. the tee blocks, fairways and greens are in good shape. the service in the pro shop was not very good. it has been our experience that everyone in the south is super friendly, well i guess this guy did not get the... More 

Thank justustravellers
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Level Contributor
735 reviews
136 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

Nice opportunity to play disc golf course. Played in a scramble format. Fun and enjoyable! Not overly hard, designed layout is fair. Would look forward to another opportunity to play this course.

1 Thank Denny B
Pipe Creek, Texas
Level Contributor
137 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Everyone needs to play the first public course in Texas. Walk the fairways the great went down. Course was designed by Tillinghast (if you don't know look him up) and a "gooder". It was redone a few years ago & in nice shape. Do wonder about the square greens? It is narrow, not long but you need to be straight... More 

Thank Robert A
Denton, Texas
Level Contributor
59 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

"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 

Thank Dale H
San Antonio, Texas
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 

Thank FloScott
Oak Park, Illinois
Level Contributor
145 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

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.

Thank SuAnne L
Lipscomb, Texas
Level Contributor
24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 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 

Thank RJ V

Travelers who viewed Historic Brackenridge Golf Course also viewed


Been to Historic Brackenridge Golf Course? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Historic Brackenridge Golf Course staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?