Colonial Country Club

3735 Country Club Circle,

Fort Worth, Texas 76109

  • Office

    +1 (817) 927 4200
  • Pro shop

    +1 (817) 927 4221
  • Fax

    +1 (817) 926 0118

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and limited high-end residential.

  • Designer:

    Original design by Perry Maxwell & John Bredemus (1936), in collaboration with founder Marvin Leonard. Later renovations and modifications by Dick Wilson (1956), Robert Trent Jones Sr (1960), Bob Cupp & Jay Morrish (1982), Keith Foster (1999 & 2008), and Gil Hanse (2023).

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How to get there:

3.5 mi W of downtown Fort Worth.

Colonial Country Club

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.

Est. 1936

Colonial Country Club, perhaps the best known name amongst Texan golf courses, is located alongside the Clear Fork of the Trinity River. Here you will find a course steeped in golfing history, PGA Tour events, and, back in 1941, a US Open Championship.

The excellent tree-lined parkland layout contains a wealth of wonderfully crafted, memorable and challenging holes. Several holes run alongside the Trinity River, which is tucked away behind a solid treeline.

A wealth of fairway and greenside bunkering stylishly add to the layout's aeasthetics, while posing the need for adept course management both from the tee and for those testing approach shots. In the mix are doglegging holes, where position off the tee is often more important than length.

Pick of the holes: the left-to-right doglegging par-4 5th is Colonial's most celebrated and, many would argue, its most challenging hole. Anything hit too far right off the tee may slither its way under the trees and into the awaiting Trinity River.

Limited access: this private course is generally playable only by members and their invited guests.

List of courses: Around Dallas & Fort Worth


Who can play and when?

Private club; visitors/guests may only play if hosted by a member.

Green fees

Outside visitor fee not applicable; private course for members and their guests.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

Marvin Leonard, businessman, visionary and original owner of Colonial CC, established the club in 1936 as the "Colonial Club". The name came from the architectural style of the clubhouse.

From 1946 onward, the course hosted the Colonial National Invitational, a top-flight PGA Tour event. The tournament honours the origins of golf in Scotland by presenting to each year's winner a red tartan jacket. The first two editions of this prestigious event were won by Fort Worth native, Ben Hogan, who went on to win the event a total of five times.

Published ranking

Texas's 4th best course (Golf Digest, 2023/24).
USA's 184th best course (Golf Digest, 2023).
World's former 97th best course (GOLF magazine, 2005; not in subsequent editions of this ranking).

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