Harlingen is the perfect destination for golf. In fact, according to a poll by the National Golf Foundation, the Rio Grande Valley has more playable days of golf per year than anywhere else in the United States. Harlingen has four public golf courses and one private course. Just down the road are two 18 hole championship courses at Rancho Viejo Resort and a picturesque 18 hole course along the Laguna Madre Bay at the South Padre Island Golf Club.
Whether you are a beginner or pro, Harlingen and the surrounding area has a course for you showcasing the natural beauty of South Texas.
Tony Butler Golf Course
2640 South “M” Street, Harlingen, TX
Tony Butler Golf Course is a twenty-seven hole course complete with driving range, putting and chipping greens, snack bar, and Pro Shop. The 18-hole course is a championship layout measuring 6,400 yards, par 71. The 9-hole course is a shorter course measuring 2,600 yards, par 35.
Cottonwood XXI Country Club
1001 South Ed Carey Drive, Harlingen, TX
Cottonwood golf course is a challenging 9 hole par-3 course.
Harlingen Country Club
5500 El Camino Real , Harlingen, TX
Phone: 956-412-4100 x100
The 18-hole course at the Harlingen Country Club facility in Harlingen, Texas features 6,541 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72 . The course rating is 71.6 and it has a slope rating of 126. The course was designed by Leon Howard.
Rancho Viejo Country Club
1 Rancho Viejo Dr., Rancho Viejo, TX
Rancho Viejo Country Club features two 18 hole, championship golf courses, “El Angel” & “El Diablo”! These palm-lined, par-70’s with manicured fairways and tropical vegetation are disturbed only by well-placed bunkers, undulating greens, and strategically-placed water hazards called resacas. Designed to test the mettle of even the most experienced golfer, (6,899 yards) they still give the average golfer a pleasant round.
SPI Golf Club
1 Golf House Rd., Laguna Vista, TX
The SPI golf course in Laguna Vista Texas features 6,931 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 73.0 and it has a slope rating of 130 on Bermuda grass. Designed by Chris Cole, the South Padre Island golf course opened in 1997.
Stuart Place Country Club
111 Stuart Place Rd, Harlingen, TX
The 9-hole course at the Stuart Place Country Club facility in Harlingen, Texas features 2,742 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 36. Stuart Place golf course opened in 2006.
Treasure Hills Golf Club
3009 N. Augusta National Dr., Harlingen, TX
Treasure Hills golf course is a Robert Trent Jones Sr. design that is rated at par 72 and plays 6960 yards from tips. The course has a scenic rolling terrain and water on many holes. The golf club features 2 practice greens and a driving range. Golf lessons are available for both men and women.