Best Golf Communities in Texas

by Robert Borges on April 3, 2019

The expansive Lone Star State is known for many things, and golf has always been near the very top of that list. With a climate that perfectly lends itself to hitting the links all year long, there’s a lot to love about Texas golf communities—from courses nestled in the foothills of the Texas Hill Country to quarry holes to historic clubhouses. 

For active adults, retirees, or just straight up golf lovers looking for permanent or vacation living rooted in the Texas country club lifestyle, here’s your guide to a few of the best golf communities in Texas.

Boot Ranch

Boot Ranch Texas Golf Community

Firmly entrenched in the culture of the Texas Hill Country, Boot Ranch is a master-planned community located five miles north of the historic town of Fredericksburg. Fourteen-time PGA tour winner Hal Sutton designed the 18-hole Audubon certified golf course and practice facility. The family-centered lifestyle is complemented by a members-only clubhouse and village complex, 4.5-acre pool and sports campus, trap & skeet range, and all-season outdoor recreation. A multi-generational club membership extends to five generations of family, allowing parents, grandparents, kids, and grandkids to fully partake in the Texas country club facilities. 

Chambers Creek- Willis, TX

Chambers Creek Texas Golf Community

Chambers Creek, a 55+ active adult community near Houston in Willis, TX, offers a vibrant lifestyle with a focus on golf and lake activities. Designed around a Tom Lehman golf course and private marina, residents enjoy regular golfing, boating, and water sports. Amenities include a fitness center, vineyard events, resort-style pool, and miles of trails. Developed by Caldwell Communities, the custom homes feature smart home technology and front yard maintenance.

Pecan Plantation- Granbury, TX

Pecan Plantation Texas Golf Community

A premier Texas golf community located in Granbury, TX, Pecan Plantation offers residents a rich array of country club amenities and modern conveniences. Surrounded by 17 miles of the Brazos River, the community features an 18-hole championship golf course along with parks, a marina, walking trails, pools, fitness center, tennis courts, clubhouse, and more. With its charming town of Granbury nearby and unique homesites, Pecan Plantation provides the epitome of Texas living.

Sun City Texas- Georgetown, TX

Sun City Texas golf community in Texas

With three 18-hole championship golf courses - Cowan Creek, Legacy Hills, and White Wing - this top Texas golf community is situated between major Texas cities where residents enjoy diverse cultural opportunities. In addition to golg, the community provides an array of amenities, including fitness centers, outdoor sports fields, a lakeside amphitheater, and educational resources like workshops and courses at the Cowan Creek Amenity Center and Senior University.