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Texas has given many great things to the game of golf: Byron Nelson and Ben Hogan, Ben Crenshaw and Lee Trevino, Babe Didrikson Zaharias and Kathy Whitworth. Colonial Country Club and Champions Golf Club. The "Texas wedge."

But Texas' reputation as a golf destination is very underrated. Perhaps the term "Texas wedge" can help explain why. The term was popularized by Hogan who, growing up in Texas, often putted from off the green. Many Texas courses of Hogan's time were not in good enough condition to have much grass around their greens, and the ground might have been too hard to use a real wedge.

texas golf You can still find some of those dusty "Texas wedge"-type courses around the state. But the days when those courses were the norm are long gone.

Now, you'll find lush and plush public and resort courses, and excellent municipals all around the state. Some of the world's top designers - Robert Trent Jones (both Sr. and Jr.), Tom Fazio, Jack Nicklaus and many others - know that Texas is a hotspot. And word is starting to spread among golf travellers, too.

On our Texas Golf pages, we'll take a look at some of the top destinations and courses around the state. So bring your clubs and get ready to challenge some of the best and most varied golf courses in the U.S.

Texas' Top Golf Resorts

Golf in San Antonio

Golf in Austin

Golf in Houston

Golf in Dallas-Fort Worth

See Also:
Texas Golf Organizations

Texas Golf Blog
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