Golf Course: The 18-hole "Balcones" course at the Balcones Country Club facility in Austin, Texas features 6,360 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 70. The course rating is 69.9 and it has a slope rating of 114 on Bermuda grass. Designed by Bob Cotton, the Balcones golf course opened in 1957. There are over 20 golf groups that are run by the Members with something for every type of golfer. The two golf associations, Men's Golf Association and the Women's Golf Association, are for the more serious golfers and host Member/Member and Member/Guest tournaments. Enjoy shopping in our full service Golf Pro Shop and practicing on our Driving Range and practice areas. Private lessons are available.
Our Junior Academy program is designed for juniors looking to gain in-depth instruction in a competitive environment with a Mission of providing the opportunity for each individual the environment to improve their golf game, promote self-confidence and have fun. For Junior golfers of all ages, there are weekly clinics and monthly match play with Parent/Junior/Guest tournaments scheduled throughout the season.
And Balcones Members enjoy the Palmer Advantage benefits program that includes ‘cart fee only’ access and incredible savings on tee-times at hundreds of golf clubs and resort golf courses in the U.S. and abroad.
Clubhouse Dining: Our clubhouse provides a wonderful members’ dining room, the Balcones Rio Grande Restaurant, which allows you to eat a cozy family dinner or entertain friends and business associates. Our Balcones 8600 Club offers a fine selection of food available for lunch and dinner, not to mention quick snacks and sandwiches for our players that stop in during their round of golf. In addition, private rooms for up to 400 guests are excellent for special events, receptions, banquets and meetings. Our incredible kitchen staff will prepare tantalizing international cuisine for groups of all sizes. You'll also be able to take advantage of a wide variety of Club activities with friends both old and new.
The Club That Has the Most Fun: The Friendliest private country club in Austin, Balcones Country Club ensures there’s always a reason to be at the Club with your friends, talking and laughing with fellow Members, eating, and drinking. There is a full calendar of FUN each month. The Members of Balcones Country Club also design and run their own Clubs within a Club, such as Biking Club, Yoga Club, Bridge Club, Book Club, Poker Club, Cards and Games Club, Bible Study Club and a list of Golf Clubs for every type of golfer!
There’s something for everyone in our “Clubs within Club” program! It’s a great way to meet fellow Balcones members who have similar interests and hobbies, plus have a good time.
Swimming Pool: Balcones Country Club features two great pools. The members of the BCC pool staff are all qualified professionals who gear their programs and attitudes toward the members who wish to gain a maximum enjoyment of the facilities. Members and guests will enjoy family gatherings and tons of social fun family events poolside during the summer months. Our pool is home to the Sharks Swim Team.
Tennis: Our seasoned staff of tennis professionals provide private and group lessons, organize singles and doubles play, and manage tournaments for fun and challenge. Choose from Men’s League, Women’s League, Singles Challenges, Friday Night Mixed Doubles, Cardio Tennis, Weekly Free Members Clinics and our monthly Fun Socials and Mixers. Famous for our Junior Tennis programming, we have a group for kids of all ages…Munchkins ages 4-6, Beginners ages 7-12, Beginner Teens intermediate elementary & middle school ages, Teen Intermediate, ZAT and Champ/Super Champ competitive tennis levels.