Horseshoe Bay Resort

Cap Rock Clubhouse, Bay W Blvd,

Horseshoe Bay, Texas 78657

  • Office

    +1 (866) 522 5245 (toll free)
  • Pro shop

    +1 (830) 598 6561
  • Golf pro

    Glenn Lee (PGA, Director of Golf)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and residential.

  • Designer:

    Robert Trent Jones Sr.

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6926
5930
5306
Par
71
71
71
SSS or slope
75.6
70.5
72.2

At the same location:

The 18-hole courses at Horseshoe Bay Resort are: APPLE ROCK (par-72, 6999 yds from backtees, located at Cap Rock clubhouse, designer Robert Trent Jones Sr); RAM ROCK (par-71, 6926 yds, located at Cap Rock, RTJ Sr); SLICK ROCK (par-72, 6834 yds, located 4 mi E of Cap Rock, RTJ Sr); SUMMIT ROCK (private, members-only course, par-72, 7,200 yds, located 3 mi SE of Cap Rock, designer Jack Nicklaus).

Location

Latitude:

30.544780

Longitude:

-98.401752

How to get there:

52 mi NW of Austin.

Horseshoe Bay Resort (Ram Rock course)

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.

Est. 1981

The Horseshoe Bay Resort is home to four 18-hole championship golf courses. Located at the Cap Rock clubhouse are the Apple Rock and highly-rated Ram Rock courses, both designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr. The Slick Rock course, another RTJ Sr design, is located four miles away. The private Jack Nicklaus-designed Summit Rock course is three miles from the Cap Rock clubhouse.

The Ram Rock course, also known as the "Challenger," is a championship layout that ranks with some of the best in Texas. This tree-lined parkland course provides a wonderful test for your all-round game, with many attractive, skilfully crafted and challenging holes to enjoy. Narrow fairways and rolling greens are interlaced with 62 threatening bunkers, 10 water hazards and natural dry creeks on six holes.

With its dramatic elevation changes, Ram Rock offers sufficient length and difficulty to challenge the very best players, not least at the demanding island green par-3 4th. The layout is characterised by native landscaping throughout, including junipers and natural rock outcroppings. A must play if you are in the area.

List of courses: Around Austin & San Antonio

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Outside visitor play on Horseshoe Bay's courses is restricted to guests staying at the Horseshoe Bay Resort, who can book to play on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Resort guest fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season: Mon-Thur $120; Fri-Sun $150. Golf cart included.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts compulsory.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Published ranking

Texas Best in State courses (Golf Digest, 2023/24):
Summit Rock course (private) ranked 22nd.
Ram Rock course ranked 30th.
Rock and Slick Rock courses not in ranking.

Where2Stay

  • Horseshoe Bay Resort HotelAAA 4-Diamond

    200 Hi Circle North, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657

    +1 (830) 598 2511

    Visit website

    The Horseshoe Bay Resort Hotel offers 349 guest rooms and suites, some with spectacular views of Lake LBJ and the Texas Hill Country. In the hotel tower, oversized rooms offer elegant décor, comfortable bedding, flat-screen televisions, high-speed Internet access and floor-to-ceiling windows. Access to restaurants, lounges, meeting rooms and amenities are steps away from the hotel. All overnight guests enjoy full access to resort amenities and concierge services.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Horseshoe Bay (Apple Rock, Ram Rock, Slick Rock & private Summit Rock courses)

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      No

  • The Waters at Horseshoe Bay ResortAAA 4-Diamond

    98 Island Drive, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657

    +1 (877) 258 4512

    Visit website

    With panoramic views of Lake LBJ and the Texas Hill Country, The Waters at Horseshoe Bay Resort offer luxury, comfort and privacy for resort guests. All overnight guests enjoy access to all resort amenities.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Horseshoe Bay (Apple Rock, Ram Rock, Slick Rock & private Summit Rock courses)

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      No

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