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Barton Creek - Crenshaw Cliffside Golf Course

8212 Barton Club Dr, Austin, TX 78735-1406
+1 800-336-6158
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All it needed was the windmill and the clown to putt into it's mouth.

I will start by saying that I am a "+" handicap and have played all over the world, guessing well... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
bigdabe81
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Arlington, Texas
Crenshaw may be a great putter, but you're not a Crenshaw

First, lot of construction and renovation going on. No parking. Trailer for checkin. Second... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
John F
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Boerne, Texas
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Designed by Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore, this 18-hole, par 71 championship course integrates its natural design into the surrounding terrain of rolling hills, natural plateaus and native vegetation.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible18%
25 Jun 2017
“Be prepared to 3 putt on the slanted greens”
3 weeks ago
“All it needed was the windmill and the clown to putt into it's mouth.”
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8212 Barton Club Dr, Austin, TX 78735-1406
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I will start by saying that I am a "+" handicap and have played all over the world, guessing well over 500 different courses. This course had the worst designed greens I have ever played. Over 40% of the green I don't think you could...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

First, lot of construction and renovation going on. No parking. Trailer for checkin. Second, the condition of the fairways and greens are very good. Can't say the same for the rough. Lot of hard pack. Redoing some greens, etc. and it is annoying to pay...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 26 June 2017

So the back story is Crenshaw was a great putter and thus his course was designed for big greens with difficult putts. The backstory does match the experience, except that we were dissapointed with the greens as most had little interest with primarily a one...More

Thank IFoundItToday
Reviewed 11 May 2016

I played the Crenshaw course in April and it was in great shape. The staff was friendly and the greens were FAST! Great place to play and I will definitely be back.

Thank BenjiFever
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Tee boxes, fairways and greens are all in good shape. To score you have to know where to land the ball on the greens. Very tricky putting if you play for the first time. Check out the deer and wild turkeys.

Thank Samuraigolfer
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Barton Creek Lakeside in Spicewood, TX, has a beautiful course layout on Lake Travis but Omni does not adequately maintain the course and the club house facilities. The sand traps need work and the tee boxes are uneven. No marshall on course to speed play....More

1  Thank Number1green
Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

The golf gentlemen handling the clubs lost my putter cover and I found it in the storage. They are not careful at all. We played with a company and only saw the drink carts once. Bad service.

1  Thank Kelly A
Reviewed 8 November 2014

This is a beautiful course in primo condition. Don't get fooled into thinking it is easy since the distances are short and GIR is not all that difficult. Getting it in the cup is a different story. These are some of the fastest and most...More

2  Thank BuddyF441
Reviewed 16 March 2014

This course is challenging, but not too long (from the white tees). It's very scenic, and well maintained. The Fazio Canyons course is more spectacular, and tougher, but Crenshaw is very good, and has the advantage of being walking distance from the hotel.

Thank David R
Reviewed 14 August 2013

First time at Barton Creek, the Crenshaw Course is tough - you'll have to not only hit the fairways but hit the fairways on the correct side or your ball will feed towards the rough everytime. Some of the fairways are slanted towards the creek...More

Thank Marines49
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