5 Fun & Challenging Galveston Golf Courses – Galveston Island Travel Guide

Golf lovers will definitely have a great time in Galveston, as golf opportunities are abundant here. You have the chance to choose between numerous excellent courses, suitable for adults and children of all ages and skills. BBOnline recommends playing at these golf courses while you’re here in Galveston.

Moody Gardens Golf Course
1700 Sydnor Lane
Galveston, Texas 77554
(409) 683-4653

Moody Gardens is a splendid 18-hole Galveston golf course with public access. It is very well maintained. The fairways and the greens are always in perfect condition and without brown spots, even during the hottest weather periods. The Moody Gardens Golf Course offers some scenic waterfront views, but you have to make sure that you have enough balls, since the water is really close to some of the holes. There is always a certain amount of wind and that makes the golf at Moody Gardens a bit more challenging.

Magic Carpet Golf
9030 Seawall Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77554-9701
(409) 740-2000‎

Magic Carpet Golf features two colorful 18-hole mini golf courses. They are very original and imaginative. The Magic Carpet Golf itself is much more of an amusement park than a regular golf course, and that makes it especially attractive if you’re staying at a Galveston Bed and Breakfast with your family. You will surely have a lot of fun in here and the prices are very affordable.

Galveston Country Club
4228 Stewart Road
Galveston, Texas 77554-7710
(409) 737-9847

The Galveston Country Club is one of the oldest private country clubs in Texas, founded back in 1898. You should seriously consider applying for membership if you’re looking for a professional Galveston golf experience. The club has a scenic 18-hole championship course, with 15 sand bunkers and numerous water holes surrounded by an abundance of palms and oleanders. If you take golf seriously, you shouldn’t miss visiting this place. Keep in mind that casual dress isn’t allowed here. You have to always wear collared shirts and Bermuda shorts.

Lakeview Country Club
1219 Palm Ave
La Marque, Texas 77568-6343
(409) 935-6811

The Lakeview Country Club is a wonderful semi-private club with an excellent 18-hole golf course. The course is decked with fine Bermuda grass. The fairways are open and you don’t really need to hire a cart, because it is very easy to walk around. There are no sand bunkers, but there are a few water hazards, which make the course a bit more challenging. In general, the Lakeview Country Club is an excellent place to spend the day out of your Galveston inn.

Bayou Golf Club
2800 Ted Dudley Dr
Texas City, Texas  77590
(409) 643-5850

The Bayou Golf Club offers a splendid 18-hole golf course with public access and championship layout. Playing a game of golf here is definitely an excellent choice for spending your free time. The service is great and the course is in perfect condition. Prices are very affordable with the green fee being only $15. There are more than 20 sand traps, making the course a bit more challenging. Keep in mind that you have to wear proper golfing attire to enter the club.