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4.3
608 Reviews (608)
5 Stars
277
4 Stars
233
3 Stars
66
2 Stars
18
1 Stars
14
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.8
Amenities
4.0
90.8%
Recommend this course
552 out of 608 reviews
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4.4
50 Reviews (50)
5 Stars
25
4 Stars
21
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.3
84.0%
Recommend this course
42 out of 50 reviews
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4.5
142 Reviews (142)
5 Stars
78
4 Stars
52
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.5
92.3%
Recommend this course
131 out of 142 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6654 yards
Slope 131
Rating 73.4
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Crystal Falls Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1990
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jack Miller

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.3
608 Reviews (608)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 12
Patio Dining 8
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 38
Narrow Fairways 31
Undulating Greens 26
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 28
Locals 25
Advanced Golfers 23
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 32
In the 'Burbs 21
Convenient to the City 17

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Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Good experience.. but could be better.

Pretty packed weekend afternoon tee time, but was able to finish in four hours- this is fantastic.

Some shortcomings...
We had some rain in the past couple of weeks and warm weather. I actually expected some green ups on the fairways, greens and tee boxes. The overseeded areas were green, but bermuda was still fairly dormant.
The issue was the hardness of the ground. Dormant grass + VERY hard muddy soil meant every shot you'll end up having a lot of mud left on your clubs, and balls bouncing/rolling to the areas where you don't think it would end up.

The course is relatively short (6654 yds from the tips) with A LOT of elevation changes. The elevation can be challenging and fun, but gets old very quick- two par threes that playing about 25-30 yrs shorter due to elevation change is just too much.
I don't think there is a single bunker on the course, but the areas where the other courses would have bunker- you have muddy hard pan waiting for your ball.

I think the course tries to make up for easy set up by giving a lot of slopes on the green. I have an app that shows the green slopes- it says most of the greens have min of 2-3 degrees, average of 5-7 degrees, some having over 9 degrees. To compensate for these extreme sloping areas, they keep it very slow. Now, the greens are bumpy, and people don't fix the pitch marks..

I love good challenging greens but if the hole can only be cut in the area of 4 degrees of slope... again, this is too much.

I like the elevation change, love the staff and the fast pace of play. But the hard-pan like fairways and putt-putt like greens aren't my cup of tea.

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

Great design and quality golf course

Course has considerable character. Solid Hill Country course that is efficiently operated. Course is in good condition especially considering time of year. Greenskeeper could use the public’s assistance in fixing their divots! Challenging holes abound, and layout within plenty of elevation changes provides uniqueness throughout. Had a great time!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good again

Staff friendly as usual greens in good shape it's in dormant state so the fairways are brown and lies are extremely tight.. It was fun once again.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 02/20/2024

We are glad to hear that you had another fun experience at our golf course. Thank you for your feedback, we appreciate your support!

Played On
Reviews 23
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice Staff, Poor Course

Colby was very welcoming and the pace of play was 4 hours so thumbs up there. The course itself, after playing twice in 7 days, is just too....unlevel. Course elevation changes, sloping fairways and undulated greens make for postive challenges but can be overdone.... and that is the case here. When you add in hard/no grass fairways and mud/wet conditions suprisingly in a lot of other areas on the course it just makes for a lower overall experience level.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 02/20/2024

Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate your review and hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Carts have to be in at 6:15

We were unaware that our round would be cut short! We teed off at 2:20 and were paired with some inexperienced golfers. We maintained a reasonable place of play as we were occasionally waiting for the foursome ahead of us. We played through a rain shower and didn’t slow down for high winds. Our pairing even sat out 3-4 holes allowing my daughter and I to play some holes in 5-7 minutes. The Marshalls were nice, while being informative about pacing. All of that being said, we were abruptly ushered off of the course after 17. We were informed that all carts had to be returned no later than 6:15 which was sent as a RED ALERT on the cart GPS which we didn’t use bc we use GolfLogix app. The young man who drove out to clear at least 5 groups off of the course was abrupt and unapologetic. My simple point is this… if your pace of play isn’t enforced, you owe it to players teeing off after 1pm that they must head in at a specified time. If I had known we were paired up and our carts were due at 6;15, NO EXCEPTIONS, I could have made the decision to play 9 OR play until 6:15. I was given non of this info at check-in, GOS was turned off on my cart when I picked it up, and the staff was so rude at the end off the day. Just had us leaving with such a negative vibe.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 02/06/2024

We apologize for the inconvenience you experienced during your round. We understand that it can be frustrating to be abruptly ushered off the course without prior knowledge of the time limit for returning carts. We appreciate your feedback and will take it into consideration for improving our communication with players in the future. Thank you for bringing this to our attention.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great course!

Super great course! Great scenery! Challenging course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 02/06/2024

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of our golf course. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the beautiful scenery and found the course challenging.

Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Weather issues caused damage

Extreme cold and heavy rain has taken its toll on Crystal Falls. The
A you to is great and the course will recover. But right now its tough

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Wow!

Really nice layout. This is a challenging course. with great elevation changes. If you are wanting to score low then this is not your course… but if you want a great golf experience with beautiful views this is the spot. We walked… it was quite the hike. I would definitely recommend getting a cart!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/18/2024

stonesg, thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Crystal Falls Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 8
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
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 Excellent
Played On
Reviews 51
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Carts

Their carts were down due to battery issues. Challenging course. Greens in great shape. Lil wet . But Texas needs the rain. Fairways pretty decent for winter golf.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/18/2024

Hi, u314163647833. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Crystal Falls Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

A Briefing Would Have Helped

It had been 20+ years since we had played this course. When we checked in, the person behind the counter was curt and offered no information about the course, which left us guessing and wasting time when we encountered tee boxes that were off limits due to repairs. The course itself was great and despite the consistent rain during the first 11 holes, we enjoyed the golf.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 01/18/2024

Hi, u682670696. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Crystal Falls Golf Course.

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