Course Facts

Classification:
Private

Designer:
Jack Nicklaus

Status:
Open For Play (2012)

Location:
Horseshoe Bay, TX USA

Telephone:
830.598.5000

Summit Rock Online:
http://www.summitrockhsb.com

 

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Course Overview

Location: Part of the Horseshoe Bay Resort family of golf courses, Summit Rock is a private, members-only course located near constant-level Lake LBJ, approximately 45 miles from Austin in the heart of the Texas Hill Country.

Course designer: Jack Nicklaus; Summit Rock is a Jack Nicklaus Signature Course, and the only one that will open this year in the U.S.

Course builder: Wadsworth Golf Construction Co.

Course style: Texas Hill Country.

Course length: Contains 18 holes covering between 6,500-6,600 yards for the average player, or 7,200 yards from the back tees for the more experienced player.

Course terrain: The 200-acre, par-72 course contains a lower, level playing area and an upper, more rugged terrain. Designed to highlight the natural landscape, the lower section, which includes holes 1, 2 and 13-18, is framed by beautiful old oak trees, while the upper section, which includes holes 3-12, has impressive views of nearby Lake LBJ and the Hill Country. The course contains vegetation, creeks, streams and a variation of terrain throughout to make it a unique experience for players.

Horseshoe Bay Resort Golf Courses: Home to four panoramic championship golf courses each of which incorporate the unique, natural terrain of the beautiful Texas Hill Country while providing holes playable for a variety of skill levels.

  • Three Robert Trent Jones Sr. golf courses: Slick Rock, Ram Rock and Apple Rock.
  • A Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course in Summit Rock.

Horseshoe Bay Resort: Located in the picturesque Texas Hill Country, a short 50-minute trip from Austin and a few hours drive from Dallas, Houston and San Antonio, the 7,000-acre, AAA Four Diamond Horseshoe Bay Resort sits along the shore of constant-level Lake LBJ. The 347-room resort is home to three Robert Trent Jones Sr.-designed golf courses; a private members-only Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course (under construction); an 18-hole, par-72 Dwarf Bermuda grass putting course; The Waters 50-room condo tower and a full-service marina. A private airport, 16 tennis courts, bike rentals, hiking trails, spa and fitness center all add to the extraordinary experience of Horseshoe Bay Resort.

 

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