Texas is home to some of the country’s best golf courses, from Dallas and Houston to the picturesque Texas Hill Country. Golfers who long to live in a golf course community in Texas will find many attractive options that allow them to pursue their favorite pastime.
Keep reading to explore five active lifestyle communities in the Lone Star State with on-site golf courses.
Below $100k - Mid $300s
Alamo Country Club contains a strategically designed, nine-hole course that’s ideal for golfers of all skill levels. Residents in this 55+ community in Alamo can also take advantage of a chipping range, a driving range, and a pro shop.
The community offers a network of walking trails that provide views of lakes, ponds, and parks, along with two tennis courts, seven shuffleboard courts, a pavilion, and horseshoe pits. Homeowners can meet new people and stay engaged through a variety of clubs including dance, drama, and quilters.
Most single-family homes in Alamo Country Club feature open floor plans. All homes are thoughtfully designed to provide homeowners with low-maintenance living. A homeowners’ association (HOA) fee covers golf, access to amenities, upkeep of community grounds, and a secured entrance.
Below $100k - High $100s
Residents of Sunshine Country Club Estates pay no fee to use the community’s par three, nine-hole golf course. This gated 55+ community in Harlingen, just 30 minutes from South Padre Island, offers a robust assortment of amenities in addition to golf.
Homeowners can enjoy a multipurpose clubhouse, an outdoor pool and whirlpool spa, a woodworking shop, and a billiards room. Neighbors can come together for a friendly game on the tennis courts or pickleball courts.
Built between 1981 and 2000, Sunshine Country Club Estates contains 305 homes set on 57 acres. Homebuyers can explore custom brick and conventional site-built homes as well as manufactured homes. Available on a resale basis, homes range from 560 to 1,549 square feet.
High $100s - Mid $300s
Golfers don’t have to leave their neighborhood to enjoy a day on the green when they reside in CountryPlace. This active adult community in Pearland surrounds the CountryPlace Golf Course, an 18-hole golf course that welcomes all levels of play for a reasonable fee.
Beyond the golf course, residents can enjoy the community’s fitness center, library, craft room, and multipurpose room. Outdoor amenities include a pool, tennis courts, and walking and biking trails that provide lake views.
CountryPlace contains 841 single-family homes and townhomes, giving active adult homebuyers many options when it comes to styles and prices. These low-maintenance homes provide views of the golf course or lake.
High $200s - Low $1Ms
In Sun City Texas, golf enthusiasts can hit the links on three 18-hole championship golf courses. Each golf course offers a set of unique challenges and characteristics that make it fun for both experienced and new golfers. This community in Georgetown also contains a golf pro shop, making it easy for residents to get all their golfing gear close to home.
In addition to golf, homeowners can join dozens of clubs and special interest groups, including woodworking, arts and crafts, pickleball, bocce, and photography.
Containing 9,900 new and resale homes, Sun City Texas is the largest active adult community in Texas. Construction began in 1995, and is still underway, giving homebuyers many options, such as single-family or attached duplex homes. Homes range from 940 to more than 3,000 square feet and may feature custom outdoor living spaces and spa-like bathrooms.
High $100s - Mid $200s
Residents of Amberwood at Fall Creek have access to two 18-hole golf courses, a 31,000 square-foot golf practice facility, and a clubhouse with a full-service restaurant. At the practice range, golfers can enjoy a sizeable practice putting area, chipping and putting greens, fairway and greenside bunkers, and a short game with a double-ended tee. Both courses are surrounded by five acres of carefully preserved wetlands and five acres of native wildlife.
Other amenities in this active lifestyle community include a resort-style activity complex, lighted tennis courts, a picnic area, and an aquatic center with a six-lane competition pool and various water amusement features.
Situated inside the master-planned Fall Creek community, Amberwood contains 58 single-story attached homes. While some homes offer a second level, all homes are designed with first-floor master bedrooms. Yards are maintenance-free, giving homeowners more free time to enjoy.