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4.6
641 Reviews (641)
5 Stars
434
4 Stars
183
3 Stars
21
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.2
96.8%
Recommend this course
624 out of 641 reviews
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4.7
70 Reviews (70)
5 Stars
51
4 Stars
18
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.8
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.6
95.7%
Recommend this course
67 out of 70 reviews
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4.5
143 Reviews (143)
5 Stars
89
4 Stars
46
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.6
96.5%
Recommend this course
138 out of 143 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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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

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Reviews

4.6
641 Reviews (641)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 25
Watching the Game 16
19th Hole Scenic Views 10
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 48
Bunkers 36
Forced Carries 33
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 33
A Weekend Splurge 31
Locals 30
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 39
Near Local Attractions 25
Convenient to the City 19

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Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Full freeways, lush greens

Love this course—love the people, always a great time.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 04/30/2021

Thanks so much for your wonderful review. We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us. Please visit again soon. Thanks for choosing Moody Gardens Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Great round but greens are slow cause of aeration

Great challenging course cause of the consistent windy condition. Played the black course and it was challenging. Enjoyed every part of the experience. The staff is fantastic. 5 Star!!!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 04/27/2021

Wow! We are so happy you enjoyed your round! We look forward to seeing you again soon at Moody Gardens Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

*Front Nine Closed*

Just a heads up they have the front nine closed to work on the greens. Love this course but, probably best to give it a few weeks.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 04/23/2021

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the team. Thanks for visiting Moody Gardens Golf Course, and we hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 04/19/2021

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences, Al6798494. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Moody Gardens Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 04/15/2021

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future. Thanks for choosing Moody Gardens Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 104
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Better than I expected

Not knowing anyone who played here before and not reading reviews I thought it would be just another flat touristy island course. Boy was I wrong! It was a pleasant surprise to find a challenging layout here on the island. As soon as you let your guard down the course bites back with some of the best par 5's I'd played in some time. I look forward to a revenge round in the summer when I hope the wind will be more kind.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 04/15/2021

Thank you for taking the time to review us! Your feedback is valuable, and we look forward to delivering you excellent service again soon. Moody Gardens Golf Course thanks you!

Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Spring Time Conditions

The greens and fairways were better than average but not excellent. Tee boxes were in poor condition. Tee boxes were flat but had different types of grasses and were about 1" tall. Fertilizer has been applied recently. Course should be in excellent shape in a month. The course is still worth playing in its current state.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 04/12/2021

Thank you for your review. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Moody Gardens Golf Course. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 04/12/2021

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 21
Handicap 10-14
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 Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 04/08/2021

we want to hear more about your experience with us! We look forward to seeing you again soon at Moody Gardens Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 04/05/2021

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Moody Gardens Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 04/05/2021

Hello, we want to hear more about your experience with us! We look forward to seeing you again soon at Moody Gardens Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 04/05/2021

Hi, 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 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun layout near the ocesn

Sand traps need sand, signage needs refreshing, green were in real good condition. Not work what we were charged thru golf pass

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 04/05/2021

Hi, u314161283375. We appreciate you reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the poor experience you had during your visit. Your feedback about the course signage is important to us. We always appreciate golfer comments and we are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can make improvements. We will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your review for guidance. Thank you for playing Moody Gardens Golf Course. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice muni course

Moody Gardens is the only choice for golf on Galveston Island unless you have access to GCC. It’s a nice public course with plenty of challenge. Water and wind, and lots of both!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 04/05/2021

Thanks so much for the great review. We look forward to welcoming you back to our course soon. Thanks for choosing Moody Gardens Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
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Commented on 03/18/2021

Hi, u920848550. We would love to hear more about your positive experience on our course. Please contact us at (409) 683-4653 to share with us your favorite part of your experience. Thanks for golfing at Moody Gardens Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 04/05/2021

Hello, 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 27
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 Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 03/08/2021

Hi, u314160217473. 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 27
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 Good
Default User Avatar
Commented on 03/08/2021

Hello, u314160217473. 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 27
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Default User Avatar
Commented on 03/08/2021

Hello, u314160217473. 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 27
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 Good
Amenities Average
Default User Avatar
Commented on 03/08/2021

Hi, u314160217473. We would love to hear more about your positive experience on our course. Please contact us at (409) 683-4653 to share with us your favorite part of your experience. Thanks for golfing at Moody Gardens Golf Course!

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