La Quinta at Quail Valley Golf Course is one of two outstanding, championship golf courses at a municipally-owned facility in Missouri City, Texas. Tee times fill up fast at this once exclusively private club that anchors a master-planned community in the southwest suburbs of Houston. La Quinta at Quail Valley Golf Course, a Jack Miller design from 1970, now enjoys a reputation as not only one of the best public-access Houston-area playing fields, but also as a layout that provides excellent value. When you play here, you ll be walking in the footsteps of PGA Tour stars from a bygone era. A hybrid routing of La Quinta at Quail Valley Golf Course and sister course El Dorado at Quail Valley Golf Course hosted the PGA Tour s Houston Open in 1973 and 1974. (The championship routing included holes 1-3 and 13-18 from La Quinta.) Nowadays, both courses still host numerous local and regional tournaments. Five sets of tee markers extend the par-71 layout from 5,486 yards to 6,920 yards. La Quinta at Quail Valley Golf Course is a predominantly flat playing field that features generous fairways and small, elevated greens with tricky undulations. These greens are the toughest at the facility. Although the course weaves its way through the community, often with houses on both sides of the fairways, the width of the playing corridors and the mature trees at the margins allow all but long hitters to swing their driver freely. Big bombers will need to rein it in at La Quinta at Quail Valley Golf Course. Water comes into play frequently it s a threat on no fewer than thirteen holes. A couple of par 3s play over hazards and in other instances the penalty areas loom hard by greens. The most photographed hole on the course is the short little par-3 13th. Practice facilities at La Quinta at Quail Valley Golf Course include a driving range, chipping green with sand bunker, and a large putting green. The clubhouse, which was built in 2012, is home to the golf shop and a grill restaurant. For a good-value Houston-area golf experience on a classic tree-lined layout, make a tee time to play La Quinta at Quail Valley Golf Course.