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Balcones Country Club Course Facts
Designer: Bob Cotton
Opened In: 1957
Location: 8600 Balcones Club Drive, Austin, TX 78750
Course website: https://balconescountryclub.com/golf
Location: Balcones Country Club is located off Research Boulevard at Balcones Club Drive in northwest Austin, Texas. Balcones Village homes are just 1 mile up the road. The community is positioned 15 miles from downtown and 23 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. With easy access to Highway 183, residents travel quickly to Cedar Park, Round Rock and all areas of Austin.
Balcones Country Club and Golf Course: With its many social activities and organizations, Balcones Country Club prides itself on being the most fun. It hosts a monthly member appreciation, holiday parties, friendly competitions, poolside events and more. It also has a Women’s Tennis Association, which hosts several yearly functions.
The clubhouse is appointed with private rooms for up to 400 guests, where special events, receptions, banquets and meetings are held. Event specialists are available, as well as custom menu offerings. Members enjoy the dining room, which offers lunch and dinner, plus quick snacks and sandwiches for hungry golfers.
For athletics, the club offers 10 tennis courts, two junior Olympic pools and a childrens’ wading pool. The club has professional staff at the pool, as well as professional tennis and golf instructors.
While the original Balcones Country Club golf course opened in 1957, today, it boasts two courses. These are known as the Balcones Course and the Spicewood Course, which are managed by Arnold Palmer Golf.
The Balcones Course was the original nine holes. It’s known to be the most forgiving course of the two, playing fast and with water hazards on only two holes. While Balcones Country Club is entirely private access, Spicewood is a semi-private golf course with daily public tee times.
Balcones Country Club Home / Community Development: Balcones Village is an established neighborhood in a prime location with proximity to shopping, hospitals and major employers. Although the average build date is 1981, the majority of houses have been tastefully remodeled with open floor plans, chef’s kitchens, breakfast bars, custom lighting, granite counters and expansive master suites. Interiors average 2,700 square feet with two to four bedrooms and bathrooms.
These one- and two-story homes are situated on generously sized properties that feature mature oak trees and landscaping. Many are set back from the street and overlook the greens at Balcones Country Club.
Exterior details include stone facades, covered front and back porches, landscape lighting, outdoor entertaining areas and privacy fences.
Balcones Schools: Students who live in Balcones Village attend Round Rock ISD schools, including Spicewood Elementary, Canyon Vista Middle and Westwood High School. The high school is known for its championship sports teams and award-winning music programs.
Private school options include Summit Christian Academy for children in Pre-K and kindergarten. The nearby Hill Country Christian School of Austin enrolls students Pre-K to Grade 12.
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