Alsatian GC: 3rd greenAlsatian Golf Club

Alsatian Golf Club
1339 County Rd 4516
Castroville, Texas 78009
Medina County

Phone(s): (830) 931-3100
Fax: (830) 931-9730

Known as one of the best golf values in the San Antonio area, the Alsatian Golf Club offers an outstanding golf experience for a town of 2,700. This well-designed links-style track takes full advantage of the terrain, making use of every possible variation in elevation.

The club's reputation for having two completely different nines is well deserved. In fact, some say that every hole appears to have been built by a different architect. While the front nine is flat with fairways lined by immature trees, the back nine features mounded fairways lined with mature oaks and a creek bed that comes into play throughout the design.

After a standard opening hole, the challenge picks up with the long, par 4 No. 2. The tee shot on this hole forces you to lay up behind the fairway lake, leaving you with a 180-yard approach over the water and into the wind.

No. 13 on the back takes you for a ride: a 570-yard par 5 with an elevated tee shot down into the creek bottom, followed by an approach through a narrow fairway into an elevated green.

More course notes: The greens average about 5,000 square feet in size, are firm, and putt true. The clubhouse is small and simple, serving basic foods and canned beer. A bucket of balls and cart is included with the full green fee. While walking is allowed, club personnel strongly suggest that you ride, and the green fee will not be reduced for walkers. The facility offers completely closed golf carts for use during the winter months.

Getting there : From San Antonio, take Hwy. 90 west for 35 miles through Castroville. Find County Road 4516 (located at the top of a hill) and turn right. Look for the signs to the course.

Alsatian Golf Club
4.5 stars out of 5 (based on 2 reviews)
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Alsatian Golf Club: Aerial view from behind 3rd greenA view of the chipping area at Alsatian Golf ClubA view of the driving range at Alsatian Golf ClubA view from tee #5 at Alsatian Golf ClubA view of the pro shop at Alsatian Golf ClubAlsatian GC sign

Golf course details

  • Holes: 18
  • Designed by: Steve Mrak
  • Public/Private: Public
  • Year opened: 1995
  • Golf Season: Year round
  • Guest Policy: Open
  • Tee times welcomed: Yes
  • Fairways:
  • Greens: Bermuda grass


  • Pro in house: Yes
  • Driving range: Yes
  • Rental clubs: Yes
  • Rental carts: Yes - included in green fees

Green fees price ranges

Course policies

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

Length, slope and rating for each tee

Tee Par Yardage Slope Rating
Black 71 6436 122 70.4
Red (W) 71 4872 104 63.1
Blue 71 5963 116 68.3
White 71 5441 108 65.6

Reader Ratings / Reviews

  • Alsatian Golf Club
    4 stars out of 5
    by Richard
    on February 14th, 2017 09:08
    Worth the drive! Recently have moved to San Antonio from Nashville and was looking for various golf courses that would not wreak havoc on my wallet. I found it at this course. I played it this past week and found it very fun to play. Variety of shots are demanded from the golfer and the greens rolled nicely. Yes it is a bit of a drive but for under $20 (GNow) I could not have been happier. I played during the week and it was as if it was my own private course. I will look forward to spring and summer when everything is green. Hats off to their staff and groundskeeper.
  • Alsatian Golf Club
    4.5 stars out of 5
    by Bruce Reed
    on March 29th, 2013 13:57
    Great course
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