There are 30 golf courses in Austin, Texas and 7 are municipal courses. There are also another 11 golf courses within 20 miles of Austin, including 6 public, 3 municipal and 2 private courses.
The oldest course in the Austin area is the Hancock Golf Course opened in 1899.
The longest course is Falconhead Golf Club, which is 7,302 yards. Spanish Oaks Golf Club is rated the best course near Austin. The following courses have won various awards: Austin Country Club, Barton Creek Country Club, Crenshaw Cliffside At Barton Creek, Fazio Foothills At Barton Creek, The Hills of Lakeway- Hills Course, The Hills of Lakeway- Hills Course, Twin Creeks Country Club, ShadowGlen Golf Club.