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4.5
342 Reviews (342)
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.4
Value
4.0
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
3.8
Amenities
4.3
92.4%
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314 out of 342 reviews
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4.6
42 Reviews (42)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.0
Layout
4.8
Pace
3.6
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.8
92.9%
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4.6
59 Reviews (59)
5 Stars
38
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.0
Layout
4.7
Pace
3.6
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.8
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7205 yards
Slope 141
Rating 75.7
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Wolfdancer Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 2006
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf etiquette and attire are required

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Spa, Locker Rooms

Accolades

Reviews

4.5
342 Reviews (342)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 33
Dinner 17
Patio Dining 17
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 61
Elevation Changes 53
Undulating Greens 53
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 63
Advanced Golfers 52
A Weekend Splurge 50
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 60
Worth the Drive 51
Near the Airport 24

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Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Wolfdancer doesn't disappoint

What a great track!

The pro was gracious and welcoming. Explained in great detail how the to get our bearings for the practice tee and the first hole. Even moved our tee time so we would have a bit more time to warm up.

The conditions were as expected for a course of this caliber and expense. The layout seems wide open as you first view the holes. But, as you navigate the course you learn that placement of your shots was more important than distance.

Each hole had interesting and challenging aspects that gave you choices on how best to play the hole. The greens were firm and slightly faster than average speed. Perfect for a resort course. The front nine seemed a bit more natural in the layout with more elevation changes and undulating greens. The back nine seemed more of a resort layout while still keeping interest with fairway bunkers placed in perfect locations to offer risk or reward.

I was slightly concerned given there were some unfavorable reviews. Thank goodness I paid little attention to them. As I was very happy to hand over the more than $100 to play this course.

I'm a 5 handicap and this course was challenging enough for me to be happy with my score. Whereas my brother at a 20 also enjoyed every aspect of the course.

Would recommend to anyone if they are willing to play the correct tees for their game.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Lots of character

The course was in good shape and fun to play. The only issue were the tee boxes getting scalped and the tee set at very back of the box. Practice area (range) was also under repair. The GPS on the carts were very convenient and most accurate distance.

The lounge was closed, so no chance for food and drinks after the round.

Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Good but not great Trac, and next to no service from the staff. Overall, just not $150 around golfing experience.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 17
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Windy weather
Used cart

Local knowledge of the course will help

Tee: The can be long depending on the Tee Box.
Fairways: generously wide, however, some holes are need local knowledge of the course to get a better score.
Greens: are fast and undulating. to gimmes here. gotta be firm with your putt.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Practice facility lacking in cleanup items prior to tee off. Very uncommon for a “top rated” facility. No club cleaners or towels or club racks on practice facility. Tee boxes “ beat up” ... and most graduated tee markers missing....! 4 tee boxes to maybe 2 or 3 or 4 you guess when you get to the box. Come on Wolfdancer, if you are going to charge premium basics are required.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0

Wolfie!

My fav in town. With that said..price is too high right now. For the money I expect the bunkers to be top notch and I expect a good Marshall to keep play moving. The course is so pristine so to see such horrible bunkers makes no sense. As one the most expensive courses in the Austin area (public) the bunkers are unacceptable for the price. No Marshall on a busy Sunday. As a single I was stuck behind a 4 some with kids coming out of 3 carts. The 3 adults played several shots a piece with no consideration for how long they took. The kids came out randomly to hit balls too further delaying play. Never kind enough to let me through after waiting behind them for 4 holes each and every single shot. Each shot was a 10-15 mins wait as they could care less that I was behind them. At one point, one of the guys at a tee box said he would let me through but because there was a group in front of them he wouldn’t let us through. But by the following hole the group in front of them was a hole ahead! Been playing for 30 years and never had a group play so slow without an ounce of consideration. Wolfie for as much as y’all charge I expect a Marshall. Love you guys but you’re not cheap. No wiggle room for loss of value .

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Wolfdancer in 105 degrees...

Great course; VERY beautiful; the bar was closed though...overpriced, but really a beautiful course

Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Best place around

Always friendly staff, some times it’s slow but for the most part it’s not that busy in the afternoon. Love this place will always go back!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Best Tough Course in Town

It’s gorgeous, But akin to that “fem fatale”, just when you think you’re in, heart break awaits. Fair for sure. Well kept. I don’t want to say too many great things, then I’ll NEVER get a tee time. It’s a must play. A bit pricey, but you won’t regret the treat to yourselves.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Pace of Play

First I would like to say this course looks great.It has just rained and the fairways were niceI and the greens were in pretty good shape. On the other hand, I know it is a resort style golf course, but the pace of play was not pleasant. The group in front of my group were not keeping up and there was no Marshall to help move them along. If you book a late afternoon tee time you will be there for a while.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 305
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Golf Advisor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Back open and poa problems are gone

Wolfdancer was one of the local Austin-area courses most affected by COVID-19. Because of its association with the Hyatt Regency Hotel, they closed thru June 1 while other area courses had a busy May. The closure however appears to have allowed them to clean up some of the poa outbreaks they've had around some greens. The conditions were about as good as I've seen it there, save for some neglected traps. Greens rolled really nicely and fairways were plush. You could take your own cart if you wanted and pace was good despite being pretty busy. Appreciated the bottles of water and the water jugs had cold water as well, which was surprising. Wolfdancer is always a great place to measure your game in the Austin area.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Accessible Golden Gem

Just a beautiful course and always a pleasure to play. Was in the best shape I have seen it and incredibly lush and pure fairways. Not overly crowded and just a beauty set in the hills. Highly recommend if you haven’t made the trip out from Austin.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 114
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

Lone Wolf(dancer)

I've played Wolfdancer several times, most recently just a few days ago. The last time I was out there the greens were in pretty rough shape, but I am happy to report they are looking good now. The whole course was in top shape.

This course is a beast. Choose your tee box carefully or you'll struggle to reach a few of the par 4s in two (looking at you 16...).

As you'd expect for Hill Country golf, there are several elevation changes and lots of undulation. I think Wolfdancer uses that to enhance the experience better than most courses. The terrain is used as often to make a shot easier as it is to punish a bad shot... and sometimes both. For example on the dowhill tee shot of #3, any relatively straight drive has a chance to catch the hill and roll out quite a bit, but drift too far right and you fall off the cliff into trouble. On #9, you have to hit a right to left tee shot (which isn't easy for a lot of people) and the terrain helps shape your drive that way even if you miss a little right.

Still, this course is not easy off the tee or anywhere really. Shotmaking is at a premium because the trees get pretty cozy on several shots.

One of my favorite things about this course is that there is a lot of variety. You don't have to hit driver off every tee. Your approach shots will cover a large portion of your bag.

My only negative comment would be the pace of play has not been great most times I've played. This weekend my round was 4hr 45minutes! Several holes had 4 groups on them. The routing doesn't help here as you have multiple combos of par 3/short par 4/par 5 where people are waiting to reach the green (often optimistically).

It appears COVID has had some impact on the practice facilities as the short game area was overgrown, but in general, there are good practice areas. If you factor in the rest of the resort, you really can't lose. Few things are better than a sweaty afternoon of awesome Hill Country golf followed by a beer and a few hours in the lazy river.

Definitely recommend the whole Lost Pines experience if you can, but Wolfdancer alone is worth the drive.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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