8212 Barton Club Drive,
Barton Creek, Austin, Texas 78735
Office+1 (866) 572 7369 (toll free)
Pro shop+1 (512) 329 4000
Fax+1 (512) 329 4597
Golf proBrech Spradley (PGA, Director of Instruction)
AcademyBarton Creek Golf Academy
18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
Woodland and residential.
Original design by Tom Fazio, as well as subsequent upgrade in 2004.
The four 18-hole golf courses at Barton Creek are: COORE CRENSHAW (par-71, 6630 yds from back tees, located at the main resort centre); FAZIO FOOTHILLS (par-72, 7125 yds, located at main resort centre); FAZIO CANYONS (par-72, 7153 yds, 2.5 mi SW of resort centre); PALMER LAKESIDE (par-71, 6645 yds, 26 mi NW of main resort centre).
10 mi W of downtown Austin.
Barton Creek Resort & Spa is home to four 18-hole championship courses. The Fazio Foothills and Coore Crenshaw courses are located at the main resort centre, while the Fazio Canyons (generally the highest-rated of the four) is two miles from the resort centre, and Palmer Lakeside is 26 miles away.
The Fazio Foothills course, typically the second highest-rated of the Barton Creek quartet, is a championship layout that ranks with some of the best in Texas. This tree-lined and open parkland course provides a wonderful test for your all-round game, with many attractive, skilfully crafted and challenging holes to enjoy. A must play if you are in the area.
Stay & Play at Barton Creek: luxury onsite accommodation is available, see Where2Stay section below.
Outside visitor play on all Barton Creek's courses is restricted to guests staying at Barton Creek, who can book to play on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].
Non-metal spike facility. Forecaddies available (if pre-booked).
Originally the vision of Ben Barnes and former Texas Governor John Connally, Barton Creek has changed hands a couple of times since ground was first broken in 1985.
Barton Creek, a legendary Texas Hill Country resort, is a member of Omni Hotels & Resorts, which operates several prestigious Stay&Play golf resorts across the United States. These facilities include many well-known resorts, some of them regularly hosting PGA and LPGA Tour events. Included in the Omni golf collection are: Tucson National (Arizona), La Costa and Rancho Las Palmas (Calif), Grove Park Inn and Hilton Head Oceanfront (Carolinas), Interlocken (Colorado), Amelia Island Plantation and ChampionsGate (Florida), Mount Washington (New Hampshire), Bedford Springs (Pennsylvania), Barton Creek (Texas), and The Homestead (Virginia).
2019/20 Golf Digest rating: 25th best course in Texas.
8212 Barton Club Drive, Austin, Texas 78735.
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Framed within 4,000 secluded acres of rolling Texas Hill Country, the Omni Barton Creek Resort offers a full-service Three Springs Spa, four spectacular championship golf courses, award-winning conference facilities, four dining options, numerous recreational activities and much more. 309 excellently appointed guestrooms, suites or villas are all bestowed with modern features and a tasteful selection of stylish furnishings.
Barton Creek (Coore Crenshaw and Fazio Foothills)
Barton Creek (Fazio Canyons)
Barton Creek (Palmer Lakeside course, 26 mi).
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