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4.5
877 Reviews (877)
5 Stars
590
4 Stars
246
3 Stars
31
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
5
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.1
93.9%
Recommend this course
846 out of 877 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.3
32 Reviews (32)
5 Stars
17
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.1
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.4
90.6%
Recommend this course
29 out of 32 reviews
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4.4
112 Reviews (112)
5 Stars
67
4 Stars
32
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.2
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.5
92.0%
Recommend this course
103 out of 112 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Resort
Style Links
Par 72
Length 6816 yards
Slope 133
Rating 73.3
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Moody Gardens Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1976
Fairways Paspalum Grass
Greens Paspalum Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Peter Jacobsen (2008) Jim Hardy (2008) Carlton Gipson (1989)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted All credit cards accepted
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Collared shirt & no denim.

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

Reviews

4.5
877 Reviews (877)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 26
Watching the Game 17
19th Hole Scenic Views 11
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 49
Bunkers 37
Forced Carries 33
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 33
A Weekend Splurge 31
Locals 31
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 39
Near Local Attractions 25
Convenient to the City 20

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Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Mosquitos

It Would be wise to tell us That at twilight it is full of mosquitos !
Horrible moment

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great pace of play

Course was busy but we had minimal wait times for a group that plays at a fast pace. The lady at the front desk was very friendly. The greens were in great shape as well. Will play again

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 26
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

good value

always enjoy playing this course. it was a beautiful day.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 0-4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Challenging and fun

Played this course twice in two days and loved the challenge of it. Need to pick proper lines off the tee boxes and greens are rolling true and quick. Really enjoyed the course and everyone we met was friendly.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
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 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 11
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Experience

Great course. Ocean side course. Beautiful grass. Very polite staff. Great lawn staff. If I could afford it, Iwould play this course every day.

Conditions Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 23
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Winter has taken a toll

This place use to be in amazing shape for a public course…..but the past couple freezes have beat it up…..lost lots of palms, fairways are a mess, bunkers not maintained….wish I could say otherwise……

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Winter golf

Weather conditions couldn’t have been much worse with high wind, sea fog and extremely soggy course but was an extremely enjoyable round up to #14 where the hard rain sent us for cover.

Can’t wait to play it in more favorable conditions.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Texas Golf in JAN

Nice course. Most likely outstanding in the SPR and FALL...windy day.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

A Windy Challenge

Moody Gardens is a course with plenty of water and other hazards that is set up to play with the prevailing SSE winds. We played the course with 20-25 NNW winds, making it an extremely challenging but fun day. Greens are excellent, fast and true and the wind made keeping the ball low a necessity. Longer holes played into the wind instead of downwind and we were able to hit shorter clubs into holes that are normally hard to reach into the wind. Nice course to walk as well, as the layout is mainly flat and plenty of birds to add to the view.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 12/19/2023

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 Moody Gardens Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 23
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 12/19/2023

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Moody Gardens Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Mosquitoes, mosquitoes, mosquitoes

Would have been a great course without those nasty mosquitoes.
There are like 30 mosquitoes around and on. I managed to kill at least 50 of them, but still got several bumps on my hands, face and neck.
Mosquito spray helped a bit.
Definitely won’t go again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

wide variety

Many different tees present many different challenges. On the whole, there is no altitude change at see level, so it can be challenging to see where the fairway goes.
Good greens, and really unique grass.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 11/27/2023

Hello, frjim. Thank you for visiting us at Moody Gardens Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
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 Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/27/2023

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Moody Gardens Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 24
Handicap Don't know
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Moody Gardens

The course is wide open with only water hazards to worry about. Everything was smooth until #17. Sadly, the marshal had just been around. 2 foursomes (lead foursome waited for the second foursome) decided to all tee off together on the par 3. And they took forever. Now 8 people putting and chipping. What a mess. Our foursome skipped the hole as we weren't going to wait 20 minutes. We paid the same as the eightsome but they must be more special than us. The pin placements were a little interesting as many were on the top of a ridge which made it like putt putt golf on some holes. The last thing were the mosquitos. Bring bug spray. They will eat you alive. I would say that nature cannot be controlled by the golf course but, it can. The ponds could be sprayed.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 11/27/2023

Hi, u3838967! Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. We will make note and we hope to see you back at Moody Gardens Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 30
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Please do something about the tee boxes!

Course was in decent shape everywhere but tee boxes. The black tees we played had very little grass, & what was there was primarily weeds. Greens were great, everything else good, but the black tee boxes were terrible. Please do better.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 11/01/2023

Hello, u9718767. Thank you for visiting us at Moody Gardens Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 10/17/2023

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Moody Gardens Golf Course!

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