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Address: 1700 Sydnor Ln, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554-6306
Phone Number: +1 409-683-4653
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Introducing the Moody Gardens® Golf Course, formerly the Galveston...

Introducing the Moody Gardens® Golf Course, formerly the Galveston Municipal Golf Course, featuring a $16 million comprehensive renovation by the renowned golf course architects of Jacobsen Hardy Golf Course Design. Revealed in June 2008, the Moody Gardens® Golf Course still features the best historical aspects of the original layout, while significantly improving certain holes and overall course flow. The renovation included new turf grass, green complexes, elevations, irrigation, drainage, cart paths, greens and a full clubhouse renovation.

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Great condition

Fairways and greens are in great condition. Greens were slow though, and oddly painted green. Played earlier in season and it was a bit patchy, but it has greatly improved. Pace... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 June 2016
Sheryl B
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Bethesda, Maryland
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Bullard, Texas
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

One of the best golf course I have ever played greens and fairways are in great shape!!!! Prices are favorable and staff was very friendly.

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Thank slimjim18
Pasadena, Texas
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

This was my second time to play this course and I will say it's most likely one of the nicest courses in the greater Houston area. I took my two girls to ride in the cart (called the day before to make sure it was ok, and it was approved), we drove the cart around to get some ice, and... More 

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Thank Mike M
Bethesda, Maryland
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605 reviews
193 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Fairways and greens are in great condition. Greens were slow though, and oddly painted green. Played earlier in season and it was a bit patchy, but it has greatly improved. Pace of play was great also. Only negative, there is no shade on course. None. So play early, or you will wilt. Water comes into play on most holes- ask... More 

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Thank Sheryl B
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Nice course. Lots of water hazards so bring some extra balls. Very economical fees. Staff seemed exhausted... computer system has some serious issues with reservations and checking in.

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Thank Kim B
Odessa, Texas
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8 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

We had never been here before so we didn't really know what to expect. We walked in and there were three people at the checkout counter who ignored us. They were counting register cash and talking among themselves about the computer. It took a few minutes after we said hi and they said they would be right with us. Finally... More 

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1 Thank Tomie E
Magnolia, Texas
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189 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

The condition of this golf course is easily one of the best I've seen. My expectations weren't very high but that was my mistake. Price was really good, and will make it a point to go back.

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Thank Ray2k
TheMoodyGardens, Public Relations Manager at Moody Gardens Golf Course, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for letting us know that you enjoyed your visit! We hope you'll return again very soon. More 

Goshen, Indiana
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

We drove 1,200 miles to play golf at Moody Gardens Golf. We were 2 groups going off at 3:20 & 3:30 p.m. We are a college golf team so we are not slow. We made the turn, and could NOT get anything to eat or drink because on a Friday night the restaurant was closed? The rude woman asked us... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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605 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

Fairways not in the greatest of shape, but the greens were decent. Winds around inlets, so there is a lot of water to deal with, especially on the back 9. Lots of great bird sightings, including several spoonbills, snowy egrets, blue herons, and coots. Unless you are a very straight shooter, you'll probably end up loosing at least a few... More 

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Thank Sheryl B
Houston, Texas
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

I visited with some family tonight and we were sent to park on the Schlitterbahn side and had to walk all the way to the visitor center just to purchase tickets for ice land. Now that wasn't a problem until we walked through the main lot to get there and saw at least a dozen parking spots open. Seems ridiculous... More 

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Thank Gail S
Killeen, Texas
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138 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

Really had fun playing this course, but the ocean robbed me of 5 balls! Next time I will know where she is hiding and will exercise better course management. Very well manicured but stay in the fairways or bring extra balls. Loved the greens and fairways, but hated the bunkers. Will play here next trip to Galveston.

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Thank TXEyeGuy

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