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3.8
190 Reviews (190)
5 Stars
36
4 Stars
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3 Stars
48
2 Stars
17
1 Stars
7
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.2
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.5
86.4%
Recommend this course
157 out of 190 reviews
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3.8
46 Reviews (46)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
24
3 Stars
13
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.4
Value
4.2
Layout
3.5
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.4
91.3%
Recommend this course
42 out of 46 reviews
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3.8
85 Reviews (85)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
48
3 Stars
18
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.2
Layout
3.6
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.4
89.4%
Recommend this course
76 out of 85 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 70
Length 6562 yards
Slope 137
Rating 72.5

Formerly known as Sammons Park Golf Course.

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Course Details

Year Built 1922
Greens Emerald Bermuda
Golf Season Year round
Architect John Sammons

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs 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
Single Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Food & Beverage

Food & Beverage

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Most Improved U.S. Golf Courses (2019 #23)

Reviews

3.8
190 Reviews (190)
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun course but slightly confusing

A short course that has great scenery even in the middle of the city. Layout of the holes was confusing and I got lost a couple of times but everything else was fantastic, will definitely be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great would go again

This course is very good for the money, the greens where a bit on the slow side but it was hard to find a bad spot of fairway,great layout but it is very easy to get lost if it is your first time.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 22
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Good Shape - Very Busy

We just got past two solid weeks of rain. The course has finally dried out enough to be good again. The greens have recovered nicely and are in good shape.
I have two complaints: too many beginners were on the course. I realize we want everyone to play, especially on a public course...but it really made it difficult. I counted two groups of six - playing best ball with 3 to a team. If these were solid players it would have been ok playing superball...but they were really slow!
A second complaint I have is the computer-assisted carts. IF a hole is cart path only they should have the screen popup as you approach the tee and beep: Cart Path ONLY. It would allow us to get 20 feet off the cart path, then it would start beeping and going at a snail's pace. Very annoying.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Layout

Course is slowly coming around, but evidence of the Deep Freeze of February is still showing on the new greens. The course does have drainage issues on several holes, but it is still a fun layout. It’s a fun course to play with a great staff. Burgers are amazing!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Such a shame

This could be a Texas treasure. First of all there is zero coordination, no starter, just get in line and wait. Second problem is you have no idea where to go, especially in hole number 12. Thank god for nice folks behind us and following folks in front.

Water is a huge problem. You hit a great tee shot and it plugs in a grass puddle. 15-17 are amazing holes.

The trash in creeks and all the marshlands is an embarrassment. The greens are bumpy and slow.

This course needs a new superintendent and club manager!!!!

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Nice Municipal Course

I really enjoy playing this course. There's surprisingly quite a few water hazards to contend with but a fun course nonetheless.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice course but

It was a nice golf course with fairways and greens. The guy who signed us in was great and marshal, but some of the others were not. Coming from Georgetown, disappointed with some attitudes of other players. I guess they thought they were in the pro circuit.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 17
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Sun, fun and back on the course

Fun round of golf. Greens were a bit inconsistent between the front nine and the back nine but fun nonetheless.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Good greens and great use of water

Sammons GC is a beautiful and sprawling property. Wide fairways and a links layout make it a forgiving course for beginners. Water plays a role on almost half the holes but a couple of short par 4s give you a chance to score. It was rainy but the greens held up very well. I will be back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

First time at Sammons...

Nice public course, easy to find of off I-35 in Temple. Course condition was pretty good, although the greens could use some work - grass was patchy in several spots. Course layout provided plenty of challenge, with multiple water features to play over. Mix of long vs. short holes was nice. In-cart GPS system gave good views for each hole. Consistent with comments others have left, we had some difficulty finding our way from the green to the next tee on a couple of holes. The GPS system helped some, but also gave confusing messages. I’d like to see more simple old school signs - “12th tee this way ->”. Staff was friendly and helpful. Absolutely would play this course again - overall a good value.

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