Rated 1 out of 5 by AFrierson Worst conditioned golf course I've ever played
I have played the golf course at Runaway Bay on several occasions however I must say that this was the worst conditioned golf course that I have ever played. The first green was in a horrible condition and the course got worse from there. The grass around the third green was so long that I lost 3 balls within 10 yards of the green. The fairways were so hard and so rocky that they wouldn't even hold a shot most of the time. And I hit a ball in the middle of the fairway on the 8th hole and had to look seriously for my ball in the fairway, absolutely ridiculous. The back 9 was in much better shape however it was nothing to brag about or nothing to even compliment the course concerning. On the 18th tee box the grass was at least 4 to 5 inches long. It was so long in fact, that I had to find a spot 3 full clubs from the tee markers just to be able to T up my ball. I recommend that they close down the entire front nine for at least 6 months of dedicated and total maintenance and repair of the golf course. The course has a nice layout but I would not recommend this golf course to anyone. And if you have to drive more than 5 minutes to get there I would not waste my time nor my money and I drove over an hour to play this course.
August 16, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by slogan21 Course condition
The grass on the tee boxed was too tall which made it difficult to tee up the ball. The grass on the fairways also was too tall.
The greens were over water and was very soggy.
August 10, 2015
Rated 2 out of 5 by GordonEeten Ever hear of a mower?
I played this course about 18 months ago when I was just learning the game again. At that time my complaint was they had not mowed the fairways. So I give it another hot deal shot and I get there and they say they have a tournament on the back nine in a bit so I can do the front 9 twice. Its not too busy so I take off, cant ever find my ball because the fairways are not mowed. You could be standing on it and not know it. A local pair of guys start in front of me on the 3d hole and I am waiting for then when not looking for my lost ball.
One nice thing, that far out and near the bay, it was cooler than in DFW area. The greens were ok on most holes and soft to hold a shot. Too bad the locals decide they dont need to wait or fix ball marks. They were very pockmarked.
August 10, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by brandon2221348 Corse maintenance going down hill
I okay here because it's close but the grass was tall enough to loose balls in fairway and the greens were horible may as well put on tiny peebles way it is.
August 7, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by u275020485 Nice Track = worth playing
Greens in great shape, allows you to fire at the pins! Fairways in average shape. Entire Club house staff and pro shop with friendly and accommodating. Good lay out, but could use some additional attention to course details. ie, sandtrap conditions, defined fairway cuts. overall a pleasant experience with nice views of the lake.
August 4, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by StanleyR1 very scenic course
first time to play the course. beautiful layout, lots of dog legs right and left, challenging elevation changes, new carts with GPS distances to the F/M/B of greens, each hole has a tip about how to play the hole. enjoyed the course, will play again. driving range like hitting into a construction zone, range balls of various condition, types. lost a few balls to the over grown grass, both sides of ALL fairways BUNKERS NEED TLC. saw the cart girls at least 5 times, friendly. pro shop staff very friendly, good food in the restaurant. regulars very welcoming. temperature 100
+. WE LIKED IT OVERALL, WILL PLAY AGAIN
July 20, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by u000006509301 Really soft greens
Best for winter play. Greens very soft and responsive.
July 7, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by u000003768612 Slow pace!
The course layout was nice, but traps were washed out and neglected. Overall the course was unkept. The biggest problem was we were asked to start on 10 because of a tournament. That would have been ok if it put us in front of the tournament, but we were inserted into the group. When we finished 18 we then had a backup on 1. No starter or anybody to help people coming off the backside to complete their round.
June 27, 2015