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12800 Texaco Rd
Houston, TX  77013-4221
United States
P: (713) 453-7501
F: (713) 453-4234
Texaco Course

18 hole regulation length course

Public golf course

72 par | 6,254 yards | 119 slope

69.9 rating | Bermuda grass

Recommend this course: +0 -0

Texaco Golf Course Description

The 18-hole "Texaco" course at the Texaco Country Club facility in Houston, Texas features 6,254 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 69.9 and it has a slope rating of 119 on Bermuda grass. Texaco golf course opened in 1926. Gary Krenzler manages the course as the General Manager.

Course Reviews

Played this course earlier this week. Fees & Lunch were right at $20, so very affordable and fast play. The "Great Texas Drought of 2011" has absolutely shredded this course. Nothing green in most of the fairways, but the greens and tee boxes had some areas of green. What they can reach with the irrigation system is green, the rest is hard dirt.

I totally understand that the drought has ravaged the course. What I don't understand is why long-ago cut down trees line some fairways, why 70's-era rusted (and broken) equipment litters the course, and why the maintenance staff can't just clean things up a little? The drought is something new, the old trees and junk has been there for years upon years.

Bottom line: great value, friendly staff, but incredibly poorly maintained facilities.

This course dates back to the 1920s as the Texaco Country Club. Texaco sold the property to the City of Houston but it is still run by a private group.
This is one of my favorites because it is an easy course to walk, crowds are light on weekend afternoons, and the price is good. Small greens is the course's most challenging feature. The condition of the fairways and greens tends to vary throughout the year. There is enough variation on the holes to make for an interesting layout.
One of large trees on hole #15 is called Freddie Couples' tree. The story is that Freddie played here while he was attending the University of Houston and would blast his drive over the tree which is almost 300 yards from the tee.


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  • Overall
  • Latest Scores
Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
1 David C. 23 88 65 11/03/07
2 Bobby L. 28 94 66 08/14/08
3 Noel O. 35 102 67 11/11/12
4 David C. 23 90 67 12/02/07
5 charles B. 14 84 70 05/16/11
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Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
34 joe L. N/A 90 90 04/26/13
36 joe L. N/A 104 104 04/21/13
3 Noel O. 35 102 67 11/11/12
11 Noel O. 35 108 73 11/03/12
20 Brian H. 22 98 76 08/18/12

Golf Course Information

About Texaco

Texaco Country Club

Golf Only facility

18 regulation holes

Awards at Texaco

No recent major awards have been noted.

Tournaments of Texaco

No local tournaments listed for this course.

Course Staff

Gary Krenzler, General Manager

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