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4.2
Value
4.1
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.2
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4.9
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4.9
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4.6
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4.9
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4.7
Pace
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4.7
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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 71
Length 6724 yards
Slope 136
Rating 73.1

Located west of Austin near Lake Travis and the Pedernales River, LakeCiff Country Club features an 18-hole golf course designed by Arnold Palmer. The course opened in 2003 and is located near another Palmer-designed club, Lakeside at Barton Creek. LakeCliff winds up and down rocky Hill Country terrain and plays over 6,700 yards from the championship tees. One of the most notable aspects of the course is that it is features bent grass greens, a rarity in the Hill Country.

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Course Details

Year Built 2003
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Arnold Palmer (2003) Ed Seay (2003)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Available Sports

Fitness, Tennis

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4.4
83 Reviews (83)
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Handicap 15-19
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4.0
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First Time Playing
Windy weather
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Found this .course from a Golfnow review. I would play it again in a heartbeat. Staff was professional and friendly. Course in great shape and the greens were super. Bent grass greens which I suspect is not normal for Texas. A little difficult to find but all good in the end. Play this course

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
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Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Hill country golf

Found Lakecliff on GolfNow. Kind of hard to find. My gps got confused in the rural hill country but once I found it had a great time. Course originally intended to be private but now semi-private. Arnold Palmer design. This place has some great par 3’s. Greens are very good. Quick. Starting to see some condition issues, ball marks not repaired etc., that is probably due to public play. All in all a great experience. Highly recommend.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Hidden gem with the best greens

Staff were very friendly and we teed off at 845 for a 3 hour round. Terrific

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Interesting layout great conditions

Course was in great shape the layout was fun and interesting the price was steep but I’d pay it again for the level the course was

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Great track!

Great time and not a lot of crowds. Nice practice area and played single. Finished in 2.5 hours. Definitely recommend it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 06/28/2021

sundheim, thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Lakecliff Country Club.

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Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

fun course

lake cliff is a very fun course to play , challenging but not too demanding , the bentgrass greens are great to putt on considering they are pretty rare in texas , the staff was very friendly and helpful , range and chipping green were first class , great place to play

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 06/15/2021

par4holeout, thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Lakecliff Country Club.

Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Worth the drive

Great track, amazing conditions...only got to play 10 bc of lighting so I’m def coming back. Just incredible views out in the country.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Hidden Gem!

Played Lakecliff for the first time and it will definitely won't be the last. It's a little out of the way, but well worth the effort. While not inexpensive, I found that the course earns it's premium fee with amazingly smooth and fast greens (bentgrass) and lush fairways and beautiful views. The bunkers were the only disappointment and even they were not that bad considering the amount of rain received in the last couple of weeks.
Overall, I'm somewhat shocked I'd never heard of such a nice course. I play all over the central Texas area and wish I had known about Lakecliff long ago!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 06/07/2021

Wow! We are so happy you enjoyed your round, kjunman! We look forward to seeing you again soon at Lakecliff Country Club.

Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 05/18/2021

Hi, u016214906. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Lakecliff Country Club.

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Super Nice Course

Great experience from start to finish. Fantastic and complete pre-round warm up area that has everything you want and need. The greens are so good you feel spoiled. Great layout and very welcoming staff. Wanted to give them 6 stars.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 05/18/2021

brookdevon, thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Lakecliff Country Club.

Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Mixed bag

Staff is very friendly, and service was excellent. Driving range is really nice, and fully stocked with range balls. Since couse is semi-private Teetimes are not set in stone, and pace of play was excellent. I was expecting premier golf course all around, but the grass is in very rough shape. The greens are terrible, was sorely disappointed. Not sure if my experience was due to freeze damage or aeration, but will go back later in the year to check it out, hopefully it won't disappoint again. Google directions to this course does not work, and bit hard to find so plan accordingly.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 04/26/2021

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us, u314161016605. We are going to pass on your feedback to the team. Thanks for visiting Lakecliff Country Club, and we hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 04/13/2021

Hi, u000002747006. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Lakecliff Country Club.

Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Under construction

This was one of my favorite courses outside of Austin in central Texas. It is an hour drive from the city and it is not cheap. I was not told the course is under construction, but still was charged the normal rate.
It was a week ago and I am still sorely dissatisfied.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 03/26/2021

Hello, Nickowhite22. Thanks for the review. We see you rated the course 1 star and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take single star feedback very seriously at our course. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Lakecliff Country Club.

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