The Best Golf Package in Texas

The Best Golf Package in Texas
Texas is renowned for both its golf courses and resorts, and you'll find different opinions on what comprises the best golf package in the Lone Star State. But Texas offers everything a golfer could ask for: beautiful scenery, top-notch hotels and resorts and some of the best-designed golf courses in the country.

The Westin La Cantera Resort

According to Guide to Texas Outside (, "You need to stay and play here at least once!"

Located in the hills above San Antonio, the Westin La Cantera Resort has two courses: the 18-hole Resort Course, and the Palmer Course designed by Arnold Palmer. La Cantera's Guys' Power Golf Weekend package includes beer and chips, golfing discount, and late checkout. The La Cantera Golf Package includes accommodations, unlimited golf for one, and daily breakfast for two at the resort's Brannon's restaurant. The Shop & Play package includes the same features as the Golf Package with the addition of a $100 gift card to The Shops at La Cantera. The beautiful resort offers six pools, three hot tubs, a spa and health club, tennis courts, a kids club, and seven dining and lounge choices.

The Westin La Cantera Resort
16641 La Cantera Parkway
San Antonio, TX 78256
(210) 558-6500

JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa

JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa is the featured Texas Golf Packages Stay & Play Package on World (

Newly opened in January 2010, the JW Marriott is the new home of the Valero Texas Open and boasts a 36-hole TPC San Antonio golf course. The Stay and Play golf package includes a deluxe guest room, buffet breakfast for two in the hotel's Southwestern-cuisine Cibolo Moon restaurant, and one round of golf with golf cart and range balls. Other on-site restaurants include the 18 Oaks steakhouse, Rivertop Bar & Grill, an American-style bistro, a bar serving Tex-Mex cuisine, and a Starbucks. Each of the spacious guest rooms is 460 square feet and includes such amenities as a mini-refrigerator, 37-inch LCD HDTV and a balcony. Suites with square footage ranging from 898 to 2,200 are also available.

JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa
23808 Resort Parkway
San Antonio, Texas 78261
(210) 276-2500
(866) 882-4420

Barton Creek Resort

Barton Creek Resort is the Texas golf resort highlighted on the Travel + Leisure website

Barton Creek offers four golf packages and each includes accommodations at the luxurious resort and daily breakfast in the resort's Hill Country Dining Room. The Unlimited Championship Golf package offers unlimited golf on the Crenshaw Cliffside or Palmer Lakeside courses. The Fazio Unlimited Golf Package includes golfing on the Fazio Foothills and Fazio Canyons courses, the only two courses in Texas listed in Golf Magazine's "Top 100 Courses You Can Play." The Guys Golf Getaway includes a welcome bucket of beer, chips, and salsa per person, unlimited golf on any Barton Creek golf course, and unlimited range use. The Escape Your Way Package offers your choice of unlimited golf on the Crenshaw Cliffside or Palmer Lakeside courses, a massage or a facial. The resort features several restaurants, 11 tennis courts, a spa, kids' programs, and richly appointed guest rooms, suites, and villas.

Barton Creek Resort
8212 Barton Club Drive
Austin, Texas 78735
(866) 572-7369

Article Written By Linda Covella

A writer for 25 years, Linda Covella boasts a background in art, computers, business and restaurant reviewing. Covella holds degrees in Art, Mechanical Drafting, Manufacturing Management and a Certificate for Professional Technical Writing. She has been published in the Santa Cruz GoodTimes, Zootles and Learning Through History children's magazines, and is represented by Betsy Amster Literary Enterprises.

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