The Woodlands Country Club

1730 South Millbend,

The Woodlands, Texas 77381

  • Office

    +1 (281) 863 1430
  • Pro shop

    +1 (281) 863 1540 (T'ment course)
  • Golf pro

    Roland Thatcher (Director of Golf).

About the course

  • The Course:

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

  • Surroundings:

    Residential and woodland.

  • Designer:

    Tournament course: designed by Robert von Hagge & Bruce Devlin (1978).
    Palmer course: designed by Arnold Palmer & Ed Seay - King & General nines (1990), Deacon nine (1995).
    Player course: designed by Gary Player (2002).

SSS or slope

At the same location:

The five 18-hole courses at Woodlands CC are: Tournament course (par-72; 7025 yds from back tees; rating 74.4); Palmer course (King, Deacon & General-nines; all par-36; all c.3,500 yds; located 6.5 mi NW of Tournament course); Player course (par-72; 7162 yds; rating 74.7; located 8 mi NW of Tournament course).
At the Trails/resort location: North course (par-72; 7120 yds; rating 73.6) and West course (par-72; 7054 yds; rating 73.3).






How to get there:

6 mi NW of Spring / 27 mi N of downtown Houston.

The Woodlands CC's Palmer course (30.189006, -95.518888) is located 6.5 miles northwest of the Tournament course, while the club's Player course (30.193889, -95.565881) is located 8 miles northwest of the Tournament course. The Woodlands Resort (North and West courses at The Trails location) (30.143640, -95.473891) is located 2 miles west of the Tournament course, on the other side of Grogans Mill Road.

The Woodlands Country Club

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

Est. 1978

The private Woodlands Country Club provides its members with access to five top-quality championship courses. Separately located in The Woodlands (an expansive master-planned community), the Tournament course (formerly known as TPC at The Woodlands), the Player course, and 27-hole Palmer course, each lay down their own distinctive challenge.

In addition to the above three private courses, The Woodlands Resort at the Trails property (see separate Where2Golf entry) is home to the Club's original 18-hole course, now expanded into a 36-hole facility. Here you'll find the North course (formerly known as the Panther course) and West course (formerly the Oaks course).

Winding through the village of Grogan’s Mill, the Tournament course features two clockwise nine-hole loops. Here you'll find several lakeside holes with forced water carries, natural tree lines, and pristine Bermuda fairways. It’s widely regarded as one of the top courses both in the Houston area and in Texas more broadly. It's also no stranger to top-level professional tournament play.

Pick of the holes (Tournament course): amongst many holes that are either flanked by water or need to cross water, the par-5 13th lays down one of the toughest challenges. The long water carry from the tee, is followed by an approach shot to a not overly large island green.

Limited access: the private Tournament, Player and Palmer courses are generally playable only by members and their invited guests.

List of courses: Around Houston, TX


Who can play and when?

Private club - guests may only play if hosted by a member.

Green fees

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

Practice facilities


Did you know?

The Tournament course at The Woodlands CC was originally known as the East course, and then from 1985 to 2004 as TPC at The Woodlands. The course hosted the PGA Tour's Houston Open from 1985 to 2002, the LPGA's Samsung World Championship in 2003, as well as many other top level tournaments (see our Tournaments section >by Venue >Woodlands CC).


  • The Woodlands ResortAAA Four Diamond

    2301 N Millbend Dr, The Woodlands, Texas 77380.

    +1 (800) 433 2624

    Visit website

    Originally founded in 1974 as the more modest Woodlands Inn, over the next several decades the property transformed into a premier meeting and vacation destination. Today the Woodlands Resort boasts 406 deluxe rooms and suites, four restaurants, Spa and fitness center, two championship golf courses, pools and whirlpools, outdoor and indoor tennis courts, conference center and a host of outdoor activities.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      The Woodlands Resort (North and West courses)

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      The Woodlands CC (Tournament course)

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      The Woodlands CC (Palmer and Player courses); Carlton Woods (Nicklaus and Fazio courses); Augusta Pines; Woodforest; Cypresswood; Champions GC.

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