Great golf course just south of town. There are two 18's, and unlike any other course in the area. The Highlands is a links style course - no trees, a lot of scrub area along the fairways, and in some cases protecting the greens. The Lakes course has a lot of water - seven of the holes have water. In many cases, the water creates long carries off of the tee. Also, I think this 18 has the highest point in Houston - from #18, you have a great panorama of the city - the Galleria area, Reliant, the Medical Center, Downtown... It is a great place to take out of town visitors. They have very nice facilities, with a nice bar/grill (which, by the way has very good food), club house, pro shop, driving range, etc. They have valet parking, car detailing, teaching facilities, etc.
One of the best views in Houston does not require you take an elevator or a helicopter. How can that be, you ask? Grab your Big Bertha and get thee to Wildcat Golf Club. From the driving range, you can see several H-Town high-rises, along with Reliant Stadium, the beautiful water hazards in the Lakes course, some Longhorn steers and -- fore! The stellar view is so distracting, you may forget to keep your eye on the ball. Buckets of balls can be had for $5 -- a bargain anywhere... More »