The Hills of Lakeway Country Club - Flintrock Falls Course

4.1428571429 4.1 stars from 5 (3)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 7051 yards
  • Slope: 145
  • Rating: 74.8
  • Layout

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes
Clubs: Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Practice hole: Yes
Teaching pro: Yes
Golf school / academy: Yes

Policies

Metal spikes allowed: No
Dress code: Appropriate golf attire.
Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7051 yards 74.8 145
Gold 72 6771 yards 73.3 142
Blue 72 6419 yards 72.1 138
Combo 72 6122 yards 70.0 137
White (W) 72 5871 yards 74.8 141
White 72 5871 yards 69.0 136
Red (W) 72 5089 yards 69.8 126
Red 72 5089 yards 65.4 121

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 4.1 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 3.1 stars from 5
Value: 3.5 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 4.0 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.1 stars from 5
Course Layout: 3.6 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 5.0 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 3 Reviews
5 stars:
1
4 stars:
2
3 stars:
0
2 stars:
0
1 stars:
0

recommend this course

3 out of 3 reviews


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"Sneaky tough Nicklaus design in the hills"


BrandonTuckerGA's avatar
Golf Advisor
Age:  35-44
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/17/2018
Previously played Used cart Hot weather

Reviewed on

Got the chance to get on Flintrock Falls as part of their partnership with the Sonesta Hotel in Bee Cave, which has some access to the course, as well as stay-and-plays with Falconhead.

Flintrock is the second fiddle to the Signature course at Lakeway but has some exciting holes. I like the opener a lot, even if there is a tree in the fairway, and the 2nd hole is a scenic par 3. The par-5 3rd hole and it's little green ate our group alive.

Trees certainly come into play here. I'm still stewing about a few drives I thought were in great shape only to end up in jail.

It's the best conditioned of the four Lakeway courses at the moment, I'm told. It is certainly solid and the clubhouse is nice too. No range, just hitting nets, so that's a bit of a bummer.

Ultimately this layout is pretty good but checks in a shade below the central Texas a-list privates. Still, definitely worth getting out there if you're invited or have a connection thru ClubCorp.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course



"Enjoyed The Day (after we found the course)"


FlyingChief's avatar
Top 500 Contributor
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/16/2016
First time playing Used cart Played 18 holes Good weather

Reviewed on

A Nicklaus-designed course in the hills near Lake Travis. Challenging layout. There are several holes that you need to see to figure out (when you're done, you say "I would have played that different if I knew"). They have a 'cheat sheet' available in the pro shop with hints for each course. Some of it was helpful, some not so much. We very much enjoyed the round and would definitely play again (and would probably play better,, having seen the holes). Note - NO DRIVING RANGE. They have some hitting bays with mats and nets, but that's it. They 'share' a driving range with the other course - of course, the driving range is at the other course :-( Also, this is one of two courses at the Hills CC. They are NOT located together. Don't follow instructions to Hills CC. You have to specifically search for Flintrock Falls.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Fair

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"NIcely diverse and scenic."


GordonATX's avatar
Top 250 Contributor
Austin Advisor
Age:  35-44
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month
Handicap:  20-24

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 01/14/2012
Previously played Played with a group Used cart Played 18 holes Good weather

Reviewed on

Flintrock Falls has always been one of my favorite courses for some reason. Being private and part of the country club lifestyle, they have more funds and likely better staff for keeping it in such great shape. But I also really like the layout and challenges therein. There are a handful of obstacles -- fairway crossing creek beds, water hazards, well placed bunkers, etc. And they certainly have some nicely rolled, undulating greens. The one negative -- they do not have a driving range at this course. They have a couple of outdoor hitting bays to warm up your swing. But if you want a range, then you have to go over to The Hills course.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course




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