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Palmer Course at La Cantera

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Address: 17865 Babcock Rd, San Antonio, TX 78255-2214
Phone Number: +1 210-558-2365
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Designed by Arnold Palmer, this public 18-hole championship course, at...

Designed by Arnold Palmer, this public 18-hole championship course, at Par-71 and 6,926 yards, is set dramatically over 250 acres in the Texas Hill Country.

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The Best in Texas, maybe

...well the best I have played. This is my favorite course in Texas, I have not played some of the Austin courses people brag on. The course is tough; the views are spectacular... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Dale P
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Seabrook, Texas, United States
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Seabrook, Texas, United States
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

...well the best I have played. This is my favorite course in Texas, I have not played some of the Austin courses people brag on. The course is tough; the views are spectacular. If you play one course in San Antonio this should be the one.

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The Palmer course was terrific. It was challenging, the holes were unique and varied, the course was in excellent condition. We'll play this course again when visiting San Antonio. We played on a Thursday at 11:00am and played in 3 1/2 hours.

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Memohis
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This is a fun course with some interesting holes, and two quirky holes. The views on the back nine are spectacular---seeing the entire city. Greens were fast. Fairways were in good shape. Overall, I enjoyed it. It is expense to play. But if you're visiting, and want a good course with a view here it is.

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Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

The Palmer course is one of two courses at LaConterra. Palmer is more tree lined and has some great elevation changes. It's somewhat more difficult than the Resort course but if you enjoy a challenge, then play this course. There are a few holes where you are hitting towards a hidden green due to rolling hills. If you aren't the... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Played this fathers day and the course wasn't very crowded at all. The driving range is very short, irons only. With that being said the course is only 6800 from the tips so most of the course is irons only. I was able to play the ball down with only a little trouble from shots that were in the rough... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were on a quick getaway, so while I lounged by the pool, he went to play the Palmer Course. I went to meet him and rode with him on the back 9, and I'm so glad I did! It was absolutely gorgeous, and the views are stunning! Despite the 90 degree heat, the breeze was enough... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

My wife and I played the day after a hard rain and it was cart path only and there were a few traps washed out or full of water. Other than that the course was in great condition and very playable. The front nine you play in a valley and the back nine on top of the hills. It is... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

we were received promptly in the pro shop. the practice green is nice and in good condition. the course is in good, overall condition. we were disappointed that the greens had been recently aerated. we were told that they were fast, but i guess that is very subjected. as my wife and i found them very slow. overall it is... More 

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Beamsville, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

As we arrived we were welcomed greeted and shown around, had lunch there shrimp salad was very good. my wife rode along a with me the charged 25$ I get it but don't agree. the greens were very good and tough to putt lots of breaks local knowledge definite advantage, lots of picturesque holes too many hidden the shots, 12... More 

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Its a tough course. Lot's of blind fairway shots to the green. Well maintained fairways and greens. A little pricey, but worth the challenge.

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