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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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Moody Gardens reminds me of a South Florida golf course. A nice layout with some very challenging holes. The greens and fairways are in excellent condition, but they have left a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 January 2015
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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148 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2015

Moody Gardens reminds me of a South Florida golf course. A nice layout with some very challenging holes. The greens and fairways are in excellent condition, but they have left a lot of the grounds in a natural state. As you play, you see all kinds of indigionus birds and wildlife. Challenging with water or unplayable rough on every hole.

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The Woodlands, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2014

We had a little church golf tournament there, and the course was in great shape. There are many different tee boxes for golfers of all levels. The staff were super friendly and went above and beyond. High recommend this course!

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Texas
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204 reviews
91 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2014

My tournament league played Moody Gardens for the first time. Let me start by saying that my review COULD have been excellent but there were a few issues...a couple not the course's fault. First off, we played on the same day as the Galveston Triathlon. The road was blocked leading into the golf course for the bicycle part of the... More 

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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216 reviews
99 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2014

Went in September. It was entertaining. Tne rain forest with its monkeys were great. We got a discount in our tickets as we were seniors. That was nice.

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1 Thank Rama1004
Harlingen, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2014

Held our annual golf outing at Moody Gardens Hotel and played here. Greens punched three weeks ago but you would never have been able to tell. Wonderful facility and course really nice. Staff helpful and responded to our every need.

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1 Thank drjrowe
Sugar Land, Texas
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014

While staying at Moody Gardens Hotel, we decided to take advantage of the nearby golf course although we initially had no plans to golf. It was a nice course and so convenient to the hotel. While the kids went to the water parks, the husbands had some fun on the course

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2 Thank Diana M
Houston, Texas
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014

This course feels like you are Miles away from everything. The foliage is lush and well maintained. The practice area is perfect and never feels crowded.

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2 Thank Ernie_Valdez
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2014 via mobile

This course is well maintained; and has a helpful staff. You see wildlife along the way as you work through the course. It is a goof challenging course. Definitely going back.

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2 Thank Sabduv
Houston, Texas
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43 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014

Not a challenging nor very pretty course but if you're in the area and want to play a round of golf, it's there and not often crowded. The staff is cordial and the equipment is maintained acceptably.

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Houston, Texas
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86 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2014

This course has a little of everything, including vintage planes flying over from the flight museum, and sea birds following you on the course. The course is challenging, but I love it.

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