Big Bend Country Golf Courses

Golf Big Bend Country Texas

Settle into the wide open spaces of Big Bend, where the blue skies are bigger and desert plains stretch as far as the eye can see. Just one round in West Texas and you’ll realize why the region that spans from Midland in the east to El Paso in the west and down the Chihuahuan Desert into Big Bend National Park is the hidden gem of Texas golf. The sheer versatility of Big Bend only enhances its attractiveness. From the majestic rocky backdrops in Alpine and Marfa to the plains of Odessa and Pecos and all the friendly, sleepy desert towns in-between, discover the unheralded, breathtaking beauty of Big Bend.

DEL RIO TX  Golf Courses

One hundred and fifty-five miles due west of San Antonio lies this small border town. Worth the trip alone is the historic nine-hole San Felipe Country Club. Numerous holes, redone in recent years with Hybrid Dwarf Bermuda grass, span waterways, making for spectacular views and challenging plays.

EL PASO TX Golf Courses

Perpetually warm and sunny, the city on the Rio Grande is a West Texas golf haven. From the cottonwood tree-lined El Paso Country Club to the Tom Fazio-designed Butterfield Trail, featuring 55 feet of elevation changes, The Sun City has no shortage of premier golfing experiences. El Paso is as close as you can get to Mexico without a passport, and as diverse a golf experience you’ll find in the state.

LAJITAS TX Golf Courses

The Lenny Wadkins-designed Black Jack Crossing course at Lajitas Golf Resort is worth the trip to the border alone. The rugged terrain and views of Big Bend National Park are perfect for any player looking for an Old West experience. Named “Best New Texas Course” by Golfweek upon its opening in 2012, Black Jack is bucket list fodder for any serious golf road tripper.

MARFA TX Golf Courses

Now known for its art, food, and other hip eccentricities, its municipal course, situated between downtown and the airport, is another in a long line of reasons to keep heading west from the Davis Mountains. The high altitude and firm fairways of Marfa Municipal Golf Course make for a fast, exciting round that leaves plenty of time to explore all that this small town packs into its tiny borders.

ODESSA TX Golf Courses

This quiet oil town on the northern side of the Big Bend region was put on the map with Buzz Bissinger’s Friday Night Lights, but the town takes golf just as seriously as high school football. Ratliff Ranch offers Scotland-stye links play on 125 acres of pure Texas plains. Odessa Country Club is an exclusive experience, featuring two distinct courses—the Old Course and the Links Course—both picturesque and challenging.

Road Trips

If the desert is what you desire, look no further than Big Bend Country. Out on I-10, get some quick plays in Iraan and Fort Stockton as you head west toward the sparkling oasis that is Balmorhea State Park. Its spring-fed swimming hole is the main attraction at a lovely state park that also boasts top-notch nature and birdwatching and 34 campsites at which to stake out.

South of there is the triangle of Fort Davis, Marfa, and Alpine, a welcoming, quiet respite nestled in the eastern corner of the Chihuahuan Desert. Soak in Marfa’s cool, small-town charm, with stops at the Chinati Foundation and a couple of thin-crust slices from the Pizza Foundation before walking nine at Marfa Municipal Golf Course or the Alpine Country Club. At night, set out for the edge of town for an eerie peek at the famed Marfa Lights. Sleep under the stars at Marfa’s El Cosmico or at Fort Davis’s Indian Lodge, in the middle of Davis Mountains State Park.

Of course there’s El Paso, at the far western edge of the state, an unheralded golf heaven with a dozen or so golf options, from quick and easy munis to gorgeous resort courses and country clubs. Take a tour of the city, stop for some authentic Mexican food, and marvel at the multitude of varied courses at your disposal on the border, including the challenging, breathtaking 27-hole Painted Dunes Golf Course.

Golf Courses in Big Bend Country

golf course phone physical address city zip web address
Alpine Country Club 432-837-2752 1610 N. Loop Rd. Alpine 79830
Andrews County Golf Course 432-524-1462 920 Golf Course Rd. Andrews 79714
Crane County Country Club 432-558-2651 230 Golf Course Rd. Crane 79731
Leaning Pine Golf Course at Laughlin Air Force Base 830-298-5451 Laughlin Air Force Base, Bldg. 494 Del Rio 78843
San Felipe Country Club 830-775-3953 1530 Hwy. 90 E. Del Rio 78840 www.sanfelipecc.com
Ascarate Golf Course, Ascarate Course 915-772-7381 6900 Delta Dr. El Paso 79905 www.epcounty.com/ascarate/golf.htm
Ascarate Golf Course, Delta Course 915-772-7381 6900 Delta Dr. El Paso 79905 www.epcounty.com/ascarate/golf.htm
Butterfield Trail Golf Club 915-772-1031 1858 Cottonwoods El Paso 79906 www.butterfieldtrailgolf.com
Coronado Country Club 915-584-1171 1044 Broadmoor Dr. El Paso 79912 www.coronadocountryclub.com
El Paso Country Club 915-584-1111 5000 Country Club Place El Paso 79922 www.elpasocountryclub.com
Lone Star Golf Club 915-591-4927 1510 Hawkins Blvd. El Paso 79925 www.lonestargolfclub.net
Painted Dunes Desert Golf Course, East Course 915-821-2122 12000 McCombs St. El Paso 79934 www.painteddunes.com
Painted Dunes Desert Golf Course, North Course 915-821-2122 12000 McCombs St. El Paso 79934 www.painteddunes.com
Painted Dunes Desert Golf Course, West Course 915-821-2122 12000 McCombs St. El Paso 79934 www.painteddunes.com
Underwood Golf Complex at Fort Bliss Military Reservation, Sunrise Course 915-568-3641 3200 Coe Ave., Bldg. 3191 El Paso 79904 www.blissmwr.com/golf
Underwood Golf Complex at Fort Bliss Military Reservation, Sunset Course 915-568-3641 3200 Coe Ave., Bldg. 3191 El Paso 79904 www.blissmwr.com/golf
Vista Hills Country Club 915-592-6565 2210 Trawood Dr. El Paso 79935 www.vistahillscc.com
Desert Pines Municipal Golf Course 432-336-2050 205 S. Missouri St. Fort Stockton 79735
Iraan Golf Club 432-639-8892 1477 County Rd. 9219 Iraan 79744
Winkler County Golf Course 432-586-3994 7 mi. west on Hwy. 302 Kermit 79745 www.winklerccc.com
Lajitas Golf Resort and Spa, Black Jack’s Crossing Course 432-424-5000 HC70 Clay Henry Blvd. Lajitas 79852 www.blackjackscrossing.com
Marfa Municipal Golf Course 432-729-4043 Ranch Road 1112 Marfa 79843
McCamey Country Club 432-652-8904 1101 FM 1901 McCamey 79752
Green Tree Country Club, East Course 432-694-8413 4900 Greentree Blvd. Midland 79707 www.greentreecc.com
Green Tree Country Club, North Course 432-694-8413 4900 Greentree Blvd. Midland 79707 www.greentreecc.com
Green Tree Country Club, West Course 432-694-8413 4900 Greentree Blvd. Midland 79707 www.greentreecc.com
Hogan Park Golf Course, Quail Course 432-685-7360 3600 N. Fairgrounds Rd. Midland 79705 www.hoganparkgolf.com
Hogan Park Golf Course, Roadrunner Course 432-685-7360 3600 N. Fairgrounds Rd. Midland 79705 www.hoganparkgolf.com
Midland Country Club 432-682-4378 6101 N. Hwy. 349 Midland 79705 www.midlandcc.com
Nueva Vista Golf Club 432-520-0500 6101 W. Wadley Ave. Midland 79707 www.nuevavistagolf.com
Ranchland Hills Country Club 432-683-2041 1600 E. Wadley Ave. Midland 79705 www.ranchlandhills.com
Ward County Golf Course 432-943-5044 2028 TX Hwy. 18 Monahans 79756
Odessa Country Club, Links Course 432-272-4500 1 Fairway Dr. Odessa 79765 www.odessacc.com
Odessa Country Club, Old Course 432-272-4500 1 Fairway Dr. Odessa 79765 www.odessacc.com
Ratliff Ranch Golf Links 432-550-8181 7500 N. Grandview Odessa 79762 www.ratliffranchgolfodessa.com
Sunset Country Club 432-366-1061 9301 Andrews Hwy. Odessa 79765
Reeves County Golf Course 432-447-2858 88 Starley Dr. Pecos 79772
Loma Paloma Golf Course 432-229-2992 Hwy. 170 E. Presidio 79845
Big Bend Resort Golf Course 432-371-2218 Hwy. 118 at FM 170 Terlingua 79852
Mountain View Golf Course 432-283-2628 1000 S. Golf Course Dr. Van Horn 79855

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