Stephen F. Austin Golf Course Details
Stephen F. Austin Golf Club is the most scenic course in the Houston area. Our tight tree lined fairways and small fast greens will present a challenge even for the most skilled player. Don't let the yardage fool you. You will hit every club in your bag. Billy Browne, who had been G.M for 30 years, recently retired. His son, Bobby took the reins as G.M. and is also the Head Pro. Bobby Browne, Doug Browne, who is the course Superintendent, along with Asst.Pro Matt Schroeder will make you feel like long time friends. So come play at SFA!
In 1951 some local people from Sealy, Brookshire, and Katy formed an association with the objective of building a golf course near San Felipe, Texas. They selected as their site a tract of land located on a bend in the Brazos River. This site, covered by heavy underbrush and large native pecan trees, was part of a larger tract donated to the State of Texas in 1936 by the town of San Felipe for use as a State Park. Stephen F. Austin Golf Club is a lifestyle over 50 years in the making.
Featuring the natural contours of the land with several small streams, and tightly placed among several thousand native pecan trees, the present 18-hole course teems with wildlife. Several generations of white-tail deer live in this heavily wooded triangle bounded by the Brazos River and the state park. On any given day as golfers admire the narrow tree-lined fairways and struggle with the relatively small greens protected by sand traps, they will probably see more deer than birdies. But, be alert, occasionally a player spots an eagle.
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