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4.6
704 Reviews (704)
5 Stars
478
4 Stars
201
3 Stars
17
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
5
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.9
97.3%
Recommend this course
690 out of 704 reviews
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4.5
79 Reviews (79)
5 Stars
50
4 Stars
25
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.5
94.9%
Recommend this course
75 out of 79 reviews
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4.6
152 Reviews (152)
5 Stars
102
4 Stars
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3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.6
97.4%
Recommend this course
148 out of 152 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6864 yards
Slope 140
Rating 73.0

Conveniently located near downtown San Antonio not too far from Austin, Vaaler Creek Golf Club has a memorable layout of gently rolling hills dotted with creeks, ponds and lakes. The course begins with a challenging front nine and then eases up a bit on the back nine, but overall it is a formidable test. The greens are tricky and demanding, especially on the front nine where there are some severe slopes and undulations. The back nine greens are a bit flatter but they still require careful attention. The rolling, contoured fairways are lined with trees and there are deep bunkers strategically guarding the greens, but luckily there are only seventeen of them. Water hazards come into play throughout and there are also several doglegs and blind shots if there wasn’t enough to keep you on your toes.

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Course Details

Year Built 2007
Fairways Bermuda 419 and Tif Sport grasses
Greens MiniVerde grass
Golf Season Year round (closed on Tuesdays)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Major credit cards are accepted.
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

Reviews

4.6
704 Reviews (704)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 31
Patio Dining 30
Watching the Game 11
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 69
Undulating Greens 65
Bunkers 60
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 61
Locals 58
Advanced Golfers 57
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 95
In the 'Burbs 15
Convenient to the City 10

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Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Reviews 2
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great course

Fun course, with some challenges. Love it! The staff was awesome from the pro shop, the drink cart ladies, and an excellent marshal who made his rounds to assure everyone was enjoying their round. I'll be back and bring friends!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

good challenging course

Really enjoyed playing here. The greens are in great shape and the course is good challenge. The only minor downside is the sheer amount of deer poop on the course. I know there isn't much the course can do about that but it was a distraction.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Walked

Enjoyed it

Cold morning to strart, and the 4-some in front of us played at a slow pace, but the weather warmed up and the the round was overall enjoyable.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
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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Reviews 17
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice course but slow pace of play

Played in January, so the course was not at its best, but tee boxes, fairways and greens were in good shape. Course offers a lot of Hot Deals on GolfNow so it was busy on an early Wednesday afternoon. Waited several minutes on most tees and in the fairway. Quit after 9 holes because it was too slow.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 01/26/2021

Hi, thank you so much for leaving us with your review and feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is extremely important to us. We will make note and we hope to see you back at Vaaler Creek Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Nice Course

This is the 5th time I have played Vaaler and enjoyed playing it again. Course was in very good condition considering the time of the year.

Only issue I had was the amount of 5-somes on the course. They were relatively fast but still holding up a foursome. Martial said there was only one 5 some on the course but when we continued playing we ran into another 4 groups that had 5 people.

With this being a Sunday with a 1 pm tee off expect to have delays as the local golfers that belong to this club obviously get priority on what they want to do!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful course always enjoyable

Always in great condition love this course. Pace was extra slow today and no marshal to help but still enjoyed it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 17
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Top Shelf Experience

This course is always amongst my top 2-3 public courses in the Hill Country. The course is in great shape. Golfers seem to “leave the course in better shape than they found it”, as there was not a single ball mark on any of the 18 greens and there were very few divots that didn’t contain replacement sand. There is sufficient challenge for golfers of all skill level given the distances from each set of tees, hazards, and general layout. Overall, a great experience.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great design and fast true greens

Loved this place! Even though the much of the grass was dormant it was in great shape. We had a frost delay but everything was handled great. Lots of deer on the course. I drove 1 hour from Austin/Lakeway and was well worth it! Play this place.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 17
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A must-play course

This is a challenging, but fair course layout. The fairways are reasonably forgiving and we’re in great shape. The greens rolled true and were quick. This is one of my top two Hill Country favorite courses ... a must-play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

TOC QUALITY/Half the cost

I’ve played Vaaler many times. Today I hosted my golf buddy to his 74th bitty. First time he played.. He loved it.
Course is in great shape. Only one of the open to public courses in The area that offers on course beverage carts. Staff are extremely helpful and courteous.
This is my favorite course in the San Antonio area.
Worth the drive.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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