Old at Firewheel Golf Park: #5Old Course at Firewheel Golf Park

Old Course at Firewheel Golf Park
600 W Blackburn Rd
Garland, Texas 75044
Dallas County

Phone(s): (972) 205-2795
Fax: (972) 205-3965
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Firewheel is Texas’ most impressive example of municipal golf. Owned and operated by the city of Garland, and extremely popular because of the fair price and number of available golf holes, Firewheel now sports 63 holes since the new Bridges course opened in the past few years. All three tracks can be challenging because they each incorporate a variety of hazards into their designs, including limestone that is scattered throughout the property.

The Old Course, the traditional layout, was rated No. 1 by the Dallas Morning News. Water hazards come into play throughout the design, such as on hole #18, a 400-yard, par 4, requiring a tee shot and an approach shot over the same creek, which winds through the hole. Hole 9 is the feature hole, a 552-yard par 5 that rolls downhill. The tee shot is into a narrow landing area carved out of trees, and on the approach you must be in perfect position because of the strategically placed pecan trees. Number 18 is challenging with both the tee shot and the approach over a creek that winds through the hole.

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A view of fairway #5 from Old at Firewheel Golf ParkA view of hole #7 from Old at Firewheel Golf ParkLooking back from a green at Firewheel Golf ParkView of a pond at  Firewheel Golf Park

Golf course details

  • Holes: 18
  • Designed by: Dick Phelps
  • Public/Private: Public
  • Year opened: 1983
  • Golf Season: Year round
  • Guest Policy: Open
  • Tee times welcomed: Yes
  • Fairways: Mid-iron Grass
  • Greens: Champion Bermuda Grass

Facilities

  • Pro in house: Yes
  • Driving range: Yes
  • Rental clubs: Yes
  • Rental carts: Yes

Green fees price ranges

Course policies

  • Metal spikes allowed: No
  • Dress code:
  • Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed

Length, slope and rating for each tee

Tee Par Yardage Slope Rating
Gold 71 6845 135 74.1
Blue 71 6429 131 71.6
White 71 6054 124 69.9
Red (W) 71 5497 0 0

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