For active adults looking to hone their golf game, there’s no place like Dallas. Golf Digest ranked Dallas-Fort Worth as the nation’s top golf city. Some of the sport’s famed golfers, including Jordan Speith, Lee Trevino, and Justin Leonard hail from the Dallas area. Dallas boasts more than 200 courses for golfers of all levels, but active adults can often play the best golf right in their own 55+ community. Here’s a look at five popular 55+ golf course communities in Dallas.
The Retreat at Craig Ranch – McKinney
Residents at The Retreat at Craig Ranch in McKinney enjoy access to the TPC Craig Ranch Golf Course, a spectacular par-72 course that includes a short game practice area, dual-ended driving range, and putting greens. The course beautifully enhances the community’s natural surroundings while challenging players of all levels. Homeowners can also take advantage of the 75,000 square-foot Cooper Aerobics and Fitness Center.
Waterford Point at The Tribute – The Colony
Situated along the sparkling waters of Lake Lewisville, Waterford Point at The Tribute is home to The Tribute Golf Club, which provides golf enthusiasts two on-site golf courses for easy access to their favorite sport. This relaxed, resort-style community will contain 417 single-family homes upon completion. Residents can relax at the outdoor infinity pool overlooking the lake or take a vigorous stroll through the neighborhood’s 6.7 miles of walking and biking trails.
Heritage Ranch – Fairview
Golfers of all levels will enjoy Heritage Ranch in Fairview. This 55+ community boasts a beautiful golf course featuring a wide driving range, putting green, chipping area, and sand trap area. Residents and guests can enhance their experience at the professionally staffed golf shop. Active adults can pursue all their favorite activities when they reside in the age-restricted community. An on-site activities director plans a variety of classes, trips, and activities that cater to all interests.
Frisco Lakes – Frisco
Just 30 miles north of Dallas, Frisco Lakes in the desirable city of Frisco is home to the highly acclaimed 18-hole Frisco Lakes Golf Club. Designed by Gary Stephenson Golf Design, the par-72 course winds through the 55+ community and features some holes tucked along the shores of Lake Lewisville. Residents can take advantage of discounted green fees and preferred tee times. Frisco Lakes also boasts a 28,000 square-foot Village Center and Sports Complex for plenty of opportunities to stay physically and socially active.
Robson Ranch – Denton
Soon to become one of Texas’ largest 55+ communities, Robson Ranch in Denton is home to the 18-hole, par-72 Wildhorse Golf Club. Designed by noted golf course architect Gary Stephenson, the course features multiple tee placements, strategically placed bunkers, and spectacular landscaping that adds to the entire experience. Residents can also enjoy other world-class amenities such as a woodworking shop and ceramics studio.