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Dec 01
Horseshoe Bay Resort: A Texas Treasure

By David R. Holland HORSESHOE BAY, TX – If you are a Texan not living in the celebrated Hill Country you cherish and remember the times you visited, discovering the next granite dome, field of bluebonnets, and rocky, prickly-pear climb to a summit to observe a sunset. At Horseshoe Bay Resort you can do all […]

May 14
Driftwood Ranch and Golf Club

DRIFTWOOD, Texas — Jordan Spieth and Fred Funk could be in your next foursome. Yeah, maybe that’s a stretch, but my visit to Driftwood Ranch and Golf Club did result in a “howdy” and short pleasantry with Funk who arrived at valet parking at the same time. If you have ever played a Discovery Land […]

Jan 11
Tempest Golf Club: Beauty From A Beast

By David R. Holland Transforming a crappy golf course into a beautiful experience can be done.  Just take the drive to East Texas to Tempest Golf Club and see for yourself. The feast for your senses will be immediate. A rolling landscape of green is a backdrop for a beautiful upscale clubhouse. A massive American flag […]

Mar 07
Texas Star Golf: A Top Ten Muni

By David R. Holland EULESS, Tx – When Texas Star opened 25 years ago in the Pipeline Industrial Area of this mid-cities town between Dallas and Fort Worth there were lots of questions about just how popular and financially successful it would be. A landfill is within a driver’s distance, although you will never see […]

Mar 07
Texas Star Golf: A Top Ten Muni

By David R. Holland EULESS, Tx – When Texas Star opened 25 years ago in the Pipeline Industrial Area of this mid-cities town between Dallas and Fort Worth there were lots of questions about just how popular and financially successful it would be. A landfill is within a driver’s distance, although you will never see […]

Jan 11
The Wilderness

LAKE JACKSON, TEXAS – When you drive under the welcoming portal of The Wilderness – an upscale, municipal golf experience – you know immediately this is going to be an adventure. First you see the beautiful, log cabin-styled clubhouse – then you realize you are in the coastal wetlands, a forested outpost with Spanish moss […]

Aug 13
Horseshoe Bay Resort Offering Luxury Jet Charter Packages

HORSESHOE BAY, TX – Horseshoe Bay Resort, the award-winning lakefront destination in the Central Texas Hill Country, is now offering direct charter service to and from its private jet center to packaged groups as large as 30. With exclusive ground shuttle service to the resort and its highly-acclaimed Robert Trent Jones, Sr. and Jack Nicklaus […]

Jul 12
Club Selection: Wolf Point Ranch

The enigma that is Wolf Point Ranch is reaching for a new horizon – upscale, private and for the wealthy PORT LAVACA, Tex. – Wolf Point Ranch’s fairways are wide and rumpled as an unmade bed, and the wild contours on the greens will make you pay. Like in golf’s olden days it plays firm […]

May 09
Resort Report: Horseshoe Bay Resort

HORSESHOE BAY, TX – On a cool Hill Country day in early spring two Horseshoe Bay Resort golfers, Jim Smith and Ralph Johnston, teed it up on the famed Ram Rock Course and didn’t mind at all that the layout was tough and unforgiving. They know on any given day it could bring them to […]