Best Golfing of San Antonio

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Single best hole Bandit No. 18, La Cantera-Resort No. 12 and Pecan Valley No. 2
Toughest par-3 Bandit No. 2
Toughest par-4 Pecan Valley No. 2
Toughest par-5 Willow Springs No. 2
Most picturesque par-3 Sonterra North No. 6
Most picturesque par-4 La Cantera-Palmer No. 18; La Cantera-Resort No. 7
Most picturesque par-5 Bandit No. 18
Silliest hole name Bandit No. 2 "Too Much Too Soon"; Bandit No. 15 "Blame Lu"
Most appropriate hole name Bandit No. 2 "Too Much Too Soon"


Most challenging course Pecan Valley
Easiest course Brackenridge
Most picturesque course La Cantera-Palmer
Course with best par-3 collection Sonterra-North
Course with best par-5 collection Bandit, Pecan Valley and Republic
Most underrated course SilverHorn
Course most worth money Bandit
Best overall conditioning La Cantera-Palmer and La Cantera-Resort
Best-conditioned greens Comanche Trace
Fastest greens Oak HIlls
Most challenging greens Cedar Creek, La Cantera-Palmer and Oak Hills
Toughest driving course Pecan Valley
Must-play course for visitors La Cantera-Palmer and Quarry
Best course for money game Devine
Best course for tree "relief" Pecan Valley
Worst course tree "relief" Quarry
Course you love to walk Oak Hills
Course you'd rather not walk La Cantera-Palmer
Best course for beginners Brackenridge
Best course for women Brackenridge and Republic

Getting it right

Best practice facility Academy at La Cantera
Best three instructors Bryan Gathright, Jim Barker and Michael Lamanna
Best clubfitter/clubmaker/repair Doug Quirie/Golf Stix

On the fringes

Best clubhouse Dominion
Best clubhouse burgers Republic
Best clubhouse rotisserie wieners La Cantera-Resort
Best dining room menu Dominion, La Cantera-Palmer and Oak Hills
Best-stocked beverage carts La Cantera-Resort and Quarry
Best marshals La Cantera-Resort and SilverHorn
Strictest marshals La Cantera Resort
Underachieving marshals Cedar Creek
Best on-course pro shop La Cantera-Resort
Best off-course pro shop Edwin Watts
Friendliest staff Republic
Cleanest on-course bathrooms La Cantera-Resort
Scariest on-course bathrooms Olmos Basin