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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 71
Length 7412 yards
Slope 144
Rating 76.7

Course Details

Year Built 2003
Golf Season Year round
Architect Roy Bechtol (2003) Randolph P. Russell (2003)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "University of Texas Golf Academy"
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Bar

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities, Locker Rooms

Available Sports

Fitness

Reviews

4.6
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Reviews 324
Handicap 5-9
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Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
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Challenging members course

I've always found it pretty silly, as someone who lives next to UT, that it would take 35-40 minutes to drive well west to Steiner Ranch to play the namesake golf club,. But I finally got the invite and made the trip, and it's definitely a great spot. They allow walking, and we walked it (there are some tough green-to-tee climbs), but push carts aren't permitted, which is one of the dumbest rules I've ever heard of. I guess I'm a muni guy.

That out of the way, the course is challenging and interesting, especially the greens. I recently played Fazio Canyons, and it made me actually think more fondly of my round here, because the greens are bolder and the holes have more variety. The back nine holes overlooking Lake Austin are very nice as well. There are waterfalls, creeks, cool bunkers, a big clubhouse and a lot of beautification that help make this a high-end club. I suppose it is in fact an upgrade for the Longhorns from Mo Willy.

Conditions Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 128
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Texas Advisor
Top 50 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

UT Golf Club: Where Champions Play...

Had a chance to play the UT Golf Club, home of the Longhorn golf teams.

Tucked away in a corner of Steiner Ranch it feels exclusive as soon as you arrive. The staff is very welcoming and friendly, and you'll immediately notice a generous amount of burnt orange. As an alumni, this is great!

The practice facilities are fantastic with a nice putting green, decently sized short game area, and a range with plenty of targets. The 6-hole Spieth Lower 40 short course is another way to hone those short game skills.

All around the clubhouse and the course you'll find memorabilia and tributes to the rich history of Texas Longhorn golf... which is not lacking.

The course itself is a beast. From the Texas tees it's around 7400 yds, including a 240 yd par 3. There are several sets of tees to accommodate different skill levels, but easy is still not a word to describe this place.

There aren't many extreme elevation changes or forced carries, but the rolling terrain does offer plenty of shot making options.

If variety is your thing, then the course does not disappoint. There are a few shorter par 4s to provide scoring opportunities and some very long ones to cancel them out. One downside of the layout is all the par 3s and 5s are quite long. You'll really need to be on your game to make pars on them.

The 15th hole is a great downhill par 4 that ends with a sweeping hill country vista, including a glimpse of the lake. You'll definitely want to have your camera ready after you putt out.

The round ends with a magnificent, long, and uphill par 4. With the clubhouse/restaurant patio overlooking the green, you just might have a gallery as you end your round.

Truly, this is a top-tier facility, with a course worthy of one of the best collegiate golf programs in the country.

Conditions Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 77
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 250 Contributor
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First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Saying Hook'em is okay on this golf course!

This can be a very long course depending on which tee box you choose. If it's your first time, take the club house advice and move up one box. My friends and I did not heed this warning and paid the price. With the elevation changes, twists/turns, and carries -- we had some problems and lost a few more balls than normal. Our scores were all above average as well. Past that, I'd love to be able to play this course often. Because of the neighborhood/community layout, there are a lot of houses lining numerous fairways. It happens. Sure I'd prefer to be surrounded by nature but I'll have to let that idea go for this course. One thing that surprised me was the number of players on the course during a weekday. These guys must day trade from home in the morning and play golf all afternoon. It's a tough life I'm sure. Anyway, if you get the chance to play this course, do whatever necessary to get out and play it! Oh, and Hook'em!

Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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