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Barton Creek Golfing

published on September 24, 2011

Barton Creek Resort & Spa is known for its luxurious home in the Texas Hill Country in Barton Creek. Barton Creek Resort is better known for its championship golf courses. Voted the #1 golf resort in Texas, Barton Creek Resort boasts four distinct 18-hole courses designed by three American golf legends. It is also home to the BartonCreekGolfAcademy, which offers lessons from Texas golf legends. According to the Barton Creek Resort’s website, “Each 18-hole course combines the genius of some of the game’s greatest legends with unparalleled beauty of the famed Texas Hill Country.”

The world-renowned Thomas Fazio designed the Resort’s most popular course, Fazio Foothills. Palmer Lakeside is located 25 miles west of Barton Creek Resort on LakeTravis and was designed by golf legend Arnold Palmer.

Barton Creek Resort’s two other courses, FazioCanyons and Crenshaw Cliffside, each provide a unique take on the traditional 18-hole golf course. Fazio Canyons is the second masterpiece designed by Thomas Fazio for the Barton Creek Resort and is the home of the revered BartonCreekGolfAcademy. Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore designed Crenshaw Cliffside. The focus of the Crenshaw Cliffside course was maintaining the natural beauty of the Texas Hill Country. The course features rolling hills, natural plateaus, and native vegetation combined with appealing holes.

The BartonCreekGolfAcademy offers a variety of instruction, including lessons from the pros, putting school, corporate golf clinics, and K-Vest. K-Vest is an interactive analysis that uses three wireless sensors to analyze a player’s swing and help improve technique.

Visit the Barton Creek Resort & Spa website for more information on scheduling a tee time and spending a relaxing weekend in Barton Creek.

Austin luxury home realtor Brian Talley enjoys playing golf as often as he can. If you are looking for an Austin home for sale and want to find the perfect place in Barton Creek, check out Brian’s Austin Home Search and let him help you find the perfect fit.

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