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Destination: San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO -- More than 26 million people visit San Antonio each year. And while most of them know that the Alamo City is indeed famous for its nickname mission that has inspired several movies, San Antonio offers so much more when it comes to tourism, not the least of which is its golf.

With several first-rate golf resorts in and around the city, San Antonio just might be Texas' best golf destination, especially when you consider all the other things to do here.

Its historical heritage includes cultural influences from Spain, Mexico, England, Germany and, of course, Texas. All is evident on the city's famed River Walk, which winds its way through downtown, lined with shops, restaurants, hotels and entertainment. Visitors can take a dinner cruise on a guided barge or simply sit at an outdoor cafe and people watch.

In recent years, the addition of theme parks such as Sea World and Six Flags Fiesta has upped the ante for San Antonio's stake in tourism. And the Alamo City is also world famous for its dining, which includes, arguably, the best collection of Tex-Mex restaurants in the state. There are brewery tours, festivals, more Spanish missions to see, and major sporting events.

But back to the golf: The TPC San Antonio now plays host to two high profile professional tour events: the Valero Texas Open on the PGA Tour, and the AT&T Championship on the Champions Tour. Another fine resort, the 36-hole Westin La Cantera, is the former home of the PGA Tour. And a classic A.W. Tillinghast-designed course, Brackenridge Park, used to be the home of the Texas Open, when the likes of Byron Nelson, Ben Hogan and Sam Snead graced its fairways. The recently restored Brackenridge Park is the jewel of the city's municipal golf system and Alamo Golf Trail.

There are dozens are other quality daily-fee courses, too, including The Quarry, which was carved out of an old cement quarry and surrounded by shops and restaurants. In short, San Antonio offers not only a great golf vacation, but a complete vacation for the whole family.

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Courses

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Course City Rates from
Alsatian Golf Club
Tee Times
Castroville $12
The Quarry Golf Course
Tee Times
San Antonio $30
Hill Country Golf Club - Lakes/Oaks
Tee Times
San Antonio $25
Hill Country Golf Club - Lakes/Creeks
Tee Times
San Antonio $25
Vaaler Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
Blanco $22
Golf Club Of Texas
Tee Times
San Antonio $19
Hill Country Golf Club - Creeks/Oaks
Tee Times
San Antonio $25
Tapatio Springs Hill Country Resort
Tee Times
Boerne $20
Randolph Oaks Golf Course
Tee Times
Randolph AFB $10 - $37
Starcke Park Golf Club
Tee Times
Seguin $20
SilverHorn Golf Club of Texas
Tee Times
San Antonio $22
Canyon Springs Golf Club
Tee Times
San Antonio $20
Pleasanton Country Club
Tee Times
Pleasanton $10
Kissing Tree Golf Club
Tee Times
San Marcos $75
Olympia Hills Golf & Conference Center
Tee Times
Universal City $25.00 - $46.95
Devine Golf Course
Tee Times
Devine $24
La Loma at Fort Sam Houston Golf Course San Antonio $17 - $25
Landa Park Municipal Golf Course
Tee Times
New Braunfels $22
Resort Course at La Cantera Resort
Tee Times
San Antonio $55
The Club at Rebecca Creek Spring Branch $16 - $32
River Bend Golf Club
Tee Times
Floresville $10
Gateway Hills Golf Club
Tee Times
San Antonio $5 - $27
Salado Del Rio at Fort Sam Houston Golf Course San Antonio $17 - $25
Palmer Course at La Cantera Resort
Tee Times
San Antonio $55
Live Oak Course at Fair Oaks Ranch Golf & Country Club Fair Oaks Ranch $72
Mission Del Lago Municipal Golf Course San Antonio $18
18-hole Putting Course at Kissing Tree Golf Club San Marcos N/A
Northern Hills Country Club
Tee Times
San Antonio $42
Oak Hills Country Club San Antonio $60 - $100
Briggs Ranch Golf Club San Antonio $100
Dominion Country Club San Antonio $145
Flying L Golf Course
Tee Times
Bandera $14
Windcrest Golf Club
Tee Times
Windcrest $12
Cedar Creek Golf Course
Tee Times
San Antonio $42
Buckhorn Golf Course Comfort $22 - $48
Cordillera Ranch Golf Course Boerne $95
Lakeside Golf Club
Tee Times
Canyon Lake $10
Blackjack Course at Fair Oaks Ranch Golf & Country Club Fair Oaks Ranch $72
North Course at The Club at Sonterra San Antonio $70
Riverside Par-3 Municipal Golf Course San Antonio $8
Oak Valley Driving Range & Par-3 Course Helotes $9
San Antonio Country Club San Antonio $75
Willow Springs Golf Course San Antonio $28
TPC San Antonio - Canyons Course San Antonio $79 - $219
Southwest Texas State Golf Course San Marcos $11
San Pedro Par-3 Golf Course San Antonio $8
Birdee's Golf Center New Braunfels $5.50
South Course at The Club at Sonterra San Antonio $70
Riverside Municipal Golf Course San Antonio $19 - $24
Olmos Basin Municipal Golf Course San Antonio $34
Quicksand Golf Course Wimberley $35
TPC San Antonio - Oaks Course San Antonio $99 - $149
Brackenridge Park Golf Course San Antonio $37 - $51
River Crossing Golf Club Spring Branch $45 - $65
Bandit Golf Club New Braunfels $25 - $49
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