Forest Creek Golf Club: The Best Public Golf Course in Central Texas

Named “Best Public Golf Course in Central Texas” by Golf Digest, the Forest Creek Golf Club is located in Round Rock, less than 30 minutes from downtown Austin. Nestled into the beautiful landscape of the Texas Hill Country, Forest Creek has earned its reputation for top-flight maintenance, friendly and helpful staff, and a magnificent golf course that delivers the ultimate total golf package.

The Dick Phelps-designed championship course has been described with every possible accolade: wonderful, challenging, fun, beautiful, and outstanding. However you say it, this course is golf at its finest. In addition to receiving national recognition, the 7,147 yard par-72 golf course is extremely popular with locals. Golfers from all over Austin travel here to play a round at Forest Creek.

Fun for Both Advanced Golfers and Beginners

Forest Creek Golf Course is well-equipped for players at all levels. With a variety of lessons based on skill and ability, any golfer is sure to improve his or her game as they practice either in individual or group lessons. There are also Corporate Clinics and popular Junior Golf Clinics, which are open to Junior Golfers ages 6 to 16. Golf 101 Ladies Clinics are also available, including instruction, range balls, lunch and of course, fun.

The Game Enhancement Program requires more of a commitment. With PGA professional instruction available daily during designated times, golf enthusiasts who want to take their game to the next level are great candidates for this program. With a personal golf coach and 6-month minimum commitment, the path to a better game has few, if any, detours.

Membership Has its Privileges

While membership is not required, members enjoy a vast array of benefits including discounted rates. Additional benefits for annual members include Forest Creek Golf Association events, a 20 percent discount on golf shop merchandise, daily specials on refreshments, unlimited use of the driving range, complimentary player development clinics each week, discounts on weekday accompanied guest fees and special preferred pricing at nearby Blackhawk Golf Club and Riverside Golf Course.

The Austin Golf Practice Center at Forest Creek allows you to work on your game in a spectacular setting. The putting green, short game area, and driving range offer the perfect atmosphere to improve your game. The emphasis is on having fun while you get better at golf. It’s a combination of attitude and skill. The 7,000-square-foot putting green, the 40-yard short game area, and practice bunker each help players hone different facets of their game.

A Rich History of Outstanding Golf and Special Events

The Forest Creek Golf Club’s other amenities include a full service grill, an event center, and an outstanding practice range. The lush greens and an abundance of flowering plants make for a truly scenic golf course. The course winds through a small residential community and features rolling hills, wetlands and forest.

Built in 1992, Forest Creek Golf Club has gained wide recognition over the last 20 years, and the membership keeps growing. With their new restaurant, The Grill, serving delicious meals and refreshing beverages throughout the day, you can eat indoors or dine outside on the patio. If you’re planning to have an event or private party, the Event Center is spacious and has an adjacent veranda overlooking the 18th green. The Forest Creek Event Center is able to accommodate groups of many sizes and provides a wonderful menu furnished by their professional banquet operations team.

For memorable special events, the Event Center is a community favorite. But most of all, this stellar golf course is a must-play for serious golfers and for those who want to improve their game while having a wonderful time in Round Rock.