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4.4
340 Reviews (340)
5 Stars
147
4 Stars
134
3 Stars
34
2 Stars
12
1 Stars
13
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.0
92.7%
Recommend this course
312 out of 340 reviews
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4.7
46 Reviews (46)
5 Stars
36
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.8
Value
4.8
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.4
95.7%
Recommend this course
44 out of 46 reviews
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4.4
100 Reviews (100)
5 Stars
60
4 Stars
31
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
7
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.2
90.0%
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90 out of 100 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 71
Length 6388 yards
Slope 126
Rating 71.2
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Gus Wortham Park Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1908
Golf Season Year round
Architect Baxter Spann (2018) Derrell Witt

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Most Improved U.S. Golf Courses (2019 #21)

Reviews

4.4
340 Reviews (340)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 20
Bunkers 17
Water Hazards 17
This course/club is great for:
Locals 28
Beginners 21
Walkers 17
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 33
Near the Airport 12
Worth the Drive 12

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Reviews 14
Handicap 10-14
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Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

What’s not to love?

First-timers at Gus see the length and think it’s an executive course. But fast, undulated greens and nonstop wind make this a fun, interesting challenge.

Course is always in great shape and the people you meet at Gus are a great cross-section of our city. Always recommend it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 28
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

New Golfing Destination

This course offers a real challenge to your overall game except for the driver. The fairways were so wide you can't miss -well maybe twice. It was a unique golfing experience seeing a lot of natural terrain in Houston, which was hilly. I played the blue tees and found that at my age, playing the white ones would have made the round more fun. The greens were well protected by those bunkers and the sand within them just about perfect on this day. I don't recall seeing a weed on the course. WOW! The most difficult aspect of this course was the greens. They were the toughest I recall ever playing.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Always perfect

Always perfect conditions at this course. Very tight lies in the fairway but perfect in terms of course conditions.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 25
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Waiting Game

If you got 5 hours come play this course. they need to find away to speed up the golfers on the course. It's not fun or enjoyable to hit a shot 10 to 15 minute apart. You could take a nap between shots it so slow.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great Muni

Course is in great shape, awesome greens. Best value for the money in town.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
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 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Even Better Gus

Love the history of this old course. Played it a lot in the 80s, 90s and 00s. Really missed it when it was down for the reworking but the wait was really worth it. Course in fine shape and the physical changes made it so much better. Very enjoyable.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 26
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Wonderful green condition

We played only 3and 1/2 hours with 3some.
Nice green speed, little fast, which is I like it.
Fairway so nice!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Gus Worthan

The club house attendant was not very friendly. The starter said I could tee up early because there was a three-some that I can play with. However, the club house attendant said no because I booked with golfnow. It makes me feel like a lower tier paying customer and was offended.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Additional Fee

Why does this course charge an additional fee for a single rider? This is the only Houston Municipal course that charges that fee believe it’s not right please advise

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap Don't know
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 Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Speed greens

The greens will make you think about how you want to play your approach shots. If you land on the green the ball most of the time is going further than you think it will. The greens can be a bit deceiving with the breaks due to the speed so you need to pay close attention about where you you think the breaks are as you may just hit right through it. I hit a couple of 30 foot putts and I felt like I had barely hit the ball. It makes for great competition with your foursome and will make you think about it a little more before you putt. The short putts can also be difficult as I had a couple that I hit the lip of the cup and it rolled ten feet past the hole. Great greens!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great Value, Great Course

$50 for a 9am Saturday tee time cannot be beat in Houston. Every fairway was in great shape. Greens rolled true. Only thing that would be better if they had tee times on weekdays after 5pm.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course Slowewww Play

Love this course, unfortunately no Marshall’s to keep the pace of play. Had a group in front of our 3some and no one on the tee box ahead of them they were just incredibly slow and would not let us play thru. Other than that beautiful course awesome layout and very challenging.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
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