Dallas is home to some of the finest luxury golf communities in the country. If you’re interested in learning about the various golf communities, these are the top 15 luxury golf communities in Dallas.
1. Bent Tree Country Club – Dallas, Texas
Located 15 miles north of Downtown Dallas, Bent Tree is considered one of the most prestigious neighborhoods and has one of the most exclusive golf clubs on the north side of Dallas. The course was constructed in 1972 and offers a par – 71 course which has hosted LPGA and Champions Tour tournaments.
The quiet neighborhoods of Bent Tree are centered around the golf course. Homes are highly desired because they are full of character and stunning architectural detail. This neighborhood straddles the Dallas County-Collin County border. The northern half attends Plano ISD, while the southern half attends Dallas ISD.
2. Bridlewood Golf Club – Flower Mound, Texas
The Bridlewood community was established in 2007 and has eleven subdivisions with varying amenities and features. Homes in Bridlewood range in size and price, but you can expect homes to have at least 5 bedrooms, and 4,000 square feet with stunning views. Most homes also have at least a 3-car garage, walk-in closets, and designer finsihes. The community is located near the area’s major highways which makes it easy for residents who commute or like to travel.
The Bridlewood Golf Club offers something for all skill levels. Many holes require golfers to play around the trees and the 25-acres of community lakes, which provides a unique challenge.
3. The Lakes at Castle Hills – Lewisville, Texas
Castle Hills, an award-winning Bright Realty development, is a 2,900-acre master-planned community with over 4,300 homes located in Lewisville, Texas. Since welcoming its first residents in 1998, Castle Hills has continued to evolve as a community for people to live, work, play and thrive.
Castle Hills continues to expand with two new mixed-use communities, The Realm at Castle Hills and Crown Centre at Castle Hills, to serve Castle Hills residents and the surrounding community. These new destinations will offer walkable convenience and include shopping, dining, office and rental living opportunities.
The Lakes at Castle Hills was founded in 1999 as “The Golf Club at Castle Hills”. After closing for an extensive golf course renovation in May of 2011, the course reopened September 2011 as a semi-private facility and the club’s name was changed to The Lakes at Castle Hills. The Lakes received enthusiastic reviews from our members, their guests and golf patrons, and the facility was awarded Renovation of the Year by Avid Golfer.
In May 2014 The Lakes at Castle Hills transitioned to a fully private, full-service country club featuring an 18-hole championship course, aquatic center with resort-style swimming pool, tennis center and a 4,300-square-foot fitness and wellness center. The course is complemented by stunning rolling terrain, hardwood trees, natural streams, large lakes and wetland areas creating a natural environment.
4. Gentle Creek Country Club – Prosper, Texas
Gentle Creek Golf Club is a private club located in Prosper. The scenic and challenging course was designed by D.A. Weibring.
Gentle Creek is one of Prosper’s most beautiful master planned golf communities. It is approximately 650 acres and has a 235 acre golf course that winds its way among the homes. There are approximately 550 homes / homesites. Property values range from $750,000 for 4,000 sqft on a quarter acre to $2 million for 7,000 sqft on half an acre.
5. Gleneagles Country Club – Plano, Texas
One of the top golf communities in Dallas is Gleneagles. It is proudly referred to as a legacy club and will introduce you to lifelong friends who feel like family. The club has two 18-hole championship courses designed by Bruce Devlin and Robert Von Hagge. There are also tennis courts, swimming pools, and supervised activities for children, which allow you to enjoy your outing without worrying about the little ones.
Homes in Gleneagles are situated on large, estate-sized lots with beautiful lush landscaping. The luxury homes were built by some of the finest builders in all of the Dallas area. The Gleneagles community has a resort-style pool with a cabana, is close to shopping and dining, and is located within the Plano ISD.
6. Lantana Golf Club – Lantana, Texas
As one of the premier private golf clubs in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, golfers of all levels will enjoy the challenge of Lantana’s 18-hole championship course. Lantana Golf Club is characterized by its unique architecture and breathtaking natural setting, inspired by the beauty of the Texas Hill Country. Designed by the world renowned team of Jay and Carter Morrish, Lantana’s course maximizes the wooded terrain and natural beauty of the land, creating an unparalleled setting.
Lantana is an upscale master-planned community 8 miles south of Denton that was developed starting in 1999 on 1,780 acres of land acquired from the Rayzor family (known as Rayzor Ranch). The homes in Lantana are built around the 18-hole golf course.
There are about 300 acres of open space and hike and bike trails. There are about 1,443 acres of amenities and house properties.
There are 4000 homes / home sites in Lantana. Market values range from $400,000 for 2,000 on a small lot to $1,7 million for 10,000 sqft on half an acre.
7. Stonebriar Country Club – Frisco, Texas
Another exceptional Dallas golf community is Stonebriar, located in Frisco. With more than 1,200 homes, Stonebriar is one of the premier communities in the Dallas area. Homes in Stonebriar are custom built with a variety of sizes, perfect for those who are looking to scale up or downsize in style.
The club features two golf courses; the Country Club course and the Fazio Course. The Country Club course was named the best new golf course in the entire nation when it opened. In addition to the two golf courses, Stonebriar has fitness classes, tennis courts, swimming and dining, and a kids club.
8. Stonebridge Ranch Country Club – McKinney, Texas
The Stonebridge Estates is a tranquil community built and developed between 1998 and 2008. This community has beautiful, luxurious homes with modern design elements. Residents have access to resort-style amenities and are close to schools, stores, and dining.
Stonebridge Golf Club is located within the Stonebridge Ranch community, which is one of the nation’s premier master-planned developments. The Stonebridge course has 45 holes of some of the area’s best golf. Members will have a full social calendar as events are held all year long.
9. Timarron Country Club – Southlake, Texas
Timarron is a family-friendly yet prestigious country club community located in the affluent neighborhood of Southlake. Here you can find homes with upwards of 4,000 square feet of living space complete with high-end design finishes on large lots, usually over half an acre. Homes have various elevations with beautiful curb appeal.
The Timarron golf course is exciting and has tree-lined fairways, bunkers, and water features designed to challenge golfers of all skill levels. Members of Timarron also have access to many other courses and clubs throughout Dallas and around the country.
10. Tour 18 – Flower Mound, Texas
The Tour 18 gated community located in Flower Mound, Texas, has homes with various floor plans and elevations. Most homes have 4-5 bedrooms and are around 6,000 square feet. Homes in the community have 3-5 car garages and large lots, and many homes have custom layouts and beautiful golf course views.
The golf course is described as an “oasis for the serious golfer.” Tour 18 was designed to enhance Mother Nature’s natural features. Tour 18 has replicas of some of the most well-known holes in golf, including a few from Augusta.
11. The Tribute Golf Club – The Colony, Texas
Golf Clubs at The Tribute offers two iconic 18 hole courses that pay tribute to the time-honored traditions of the game: The Tribute Golf Links and Old American “Club Course”.
The Tribute is a true links course, modeled after the legendary courses of Scotland. Designed by renowned golf architect Tripp Davis, The Tribute’s 18 holes mirror some of the most famous and challenging holes of the Scottish links. After designing The Tribute Golf Links in 2000, Tripp Davis was enlisted again to design the Old American course – this time with help from PGA Tour star Justin Leonard. The Old American course was built in a style reminiscent of the pure golf mentality of early American courses.
The Tribute is an ideal lakeside master planned community for anyone who loves to get the most out of life. Situated on a secluded Lake Lewisville peninsula in The Colony, Texas, The Tribute captures the essence of a welcome refuge that’s never far from the hustle and bustle of the city. With miles of winding, scenic hike and bike trails and hundreds of acres of wide open spaces and beautifully landscaped canals, The Tribute community was designed as a natural habitat made to endure, from this generation to the next. Two resort-style pools and a separate kids’ spray park with nearby playgrounds offer residents either a relaxing or exciting day in the water with family.
The Tribute is comprised of more than 2000 homes/home sites with market values ranging from $600,000 for 2,300 sqft on a quarter acre lot to $7.2 million for 7,000 sqft on half an acre.
12. Trophy Club Country Club – Trophy Club, Texas
The community of Trophy Club was developed in 1973 by developers Johnson and Loggins, who created the community as a housing development surrounding the country club. The town was named for the original plan that the country club would house the trophy collections of golf legend Ben Hogan, who designed its golf course. The golf course is peaceful yet challenging. The club also provides members access to tennis courts, swimming pools, and social activities.
Hogan’s Glen is an exclusive gated community located in the town of Trophy Club, close to all the major attractions in Dallas and Ft. Worth. The first homes in the community were built in 1999, and more are being built today. This master-planned community will soon be one of the most highly desired communities, thanks to its luxury homes and 26-acre mixed-use development.
13. Twin Creeks Golf Club – Allen, Texas
For a master-planned community close to all the luxury shopping and entertainment you can imagine, look no further than Twin Creeks. Homes in this community have at least 3,500 square feet, but many homes have over 6,000 square feet. Most homes have at least 5 bedrooms with walk-in closets and private bathrooms.
Homes in Twin Creeks are on large lots that allow indoor-outdoor living and space to entertain friends and family.
The community features a catch and release fishing pond, fitness center, and, of course the Golf Club. The Golf Club at Twin Creeks features outstanding golf opportunities as well as dining and events. The golf club is a public course and is one of the only Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Courses in Dallas.
14. TPC Four Seasons and Cottonwood Valley – Irving, Texas
With the Four Seasons only a golf cart ride away, you have access to Dallas’ only true resort. Enjoy golf, world-class dining and an amazing spa and fitness facility just steps from your home.
The Four Seasons Resort & Club, the only AAA Five Diamond Resort in Texas, manages both the TPC course and the Cottonwood Valley course. TPC is a D.A.Weibring design and host to the Byron Nelson Golf Championship and it is available for tournaments, charity events, members, and resort guests. Cottonwood Valley Golf Course is the exclusive course for members of the Sports Club at Four Seasons and is occasionally available for play for guests of the Four Seasons Resort.
The front nine of Cottonwood Valley opened in 1982 and was designed by Robert Trent Jones – the back nine for Cottonwood Valley is now the front for TPC. D. A. Weibring was hired to redesign both TPC and Cottonwood Valley and he turned it into a fantastic 7120 yard par 71/72 championship course and from 1994 to 2008 the Byron Nelson Championship was played on both Cottonwood Valley and TPC. It’s not often that you get to play a course where Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Vijah Singh, and Sergio Garcia won a Championship Trophy!
You’ll not find a better location for a luxury community than Cottonwood Valley. Cottonwood Valley is a guard gated community with 24 hour security that shares property with the Four Seasons Resort and Club. Located just minutes from DFW Airport, American Airlines Center and Downtown Dallas. Cottonwood Valley encompasses some of North Texas’ most scenic rolling terrain surrounded by a world renowned PGA golf course. A resort community with the taste, style, and sophistication that defines uncompromising quality.
Enclave at TPC
The Enclave at TPC Las Colinas is a residential guard gated community with 24 hour security. It is situated right next to the Enclave at Windsor Ridge on the TPC Golf Course at the Four Seasons. The community provides stunning landscape views and has rare Mediterranean and Italian Villa style homes.
Enclave at Windsor Ridge
Enclave at Windsor Ridge also known as Windsor Ridge is a residential guard gated community located adjacent to Enclave on the TPC Golf Course at the Four Seasons.
15. Vaquero Club – Westlake, Texas
Vaquero is located in Westlake and is 15 minutes from the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport and offers ample shopping and dining in the neighboring towns of Southlake, Trophy Club and Roanoke.
Vaquero sits on 525 acres of what was formerly the Circle T Ranch owned by the Hunt brothers.
In 2001, Discovery Land Company purchased the ranch and developed it into an intimate, utterly private community. The secluded property features rolling hills, a newly renovated and expanded 42,000 square-foot Club House and golf course designed by Tom Fazio.
Vaquero is very private; unlike most gated communities where guards are window dressing, security is taken seriously. No one gets through without approval. There are approximately 350 homes / homesites. Property values range from $1.5 million for 4,000 sqft on a third of an acre all the way to $10 million for 10,000 sqft on 1.5 acre.
Westlake is one of the most sought-after communities for residents, businesses, and visitors alike.
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