GOLF & TENNIS
Combining diverse topography, big name designers like Tom Fazio and Robert Trent Jones, and affordable courses, Austin is the perfect setting for year-round golfers. And thanks to GOLF Magazine, Austin can add, "The Best Golf City in America" to its list of titles.
From unique municipal courses to lavish country clubs, there is a course to match every golfer's style. Interested in stay and play packages? The Austin Golf Trail has assembled some of Austin's finest golf courses for your next round.
Watch some of the best players in the world compete in the World Golf Championship - Match Play tournament on March 23-27, 2016. Austin Country Club, one of the oldest existing clubs in Texas and home to several of the game's greats, including World Golf Hall of Famers Harvey Penick, Tom Kite and Ben Crenshaw, is hosting the five-day event.
Austin is a great place for players and enthusiasts alike. Home to several tennis greats, including Andy Roddick and John Newcombe, Austin's weather provides year round opportunities to play. There are a variety of leagues, associations, tennis centers and clubs around town.
Every July, watch professional players from around the world compete in match play on the University of Texas campus. Feeling competitive? Play with other similarly skilled players at a "pick-up-tennis" meet-up, or take a private lesson or day clinic to sharpen your skills.