The TPC Four Seasons Resort and Club, Irving, Texas

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    The TPC Four Seasons Resort and Club, Irving, Texas

    Las Colinas Golf Course, Four Seasons, Dallas, Texas
    ••• Las Colinas Golf Course, Four Seasons, Dallas, Texas. Photo Courtesy of Four Seasons, Dallas, Texas

    The TPC Four Seasons Resort and Club, Irving, Texas features the las Colinas golf course, the signature feature of a world-class, award-winning golf resort located just 10 miles from downtown Dallas. The 18-hole, par-70 course plays a staggering difficult 7,166 yards from the championship tees and was designed to test the Tour players to the limit, and so it does. But the layout was not designed with only for the Gods of the PGA Tour in mind, it had to be a fair test and an enjoyable outing for us mere mortal golfers too.

    The golf course, originally designed Jay Morish in 1982, with a more than a little help Byron Nelson and Ben Crenshaw, was updated in 2008 by former Tour player D.A. Weibring and his partner architect Steve Wolfard, and of course, they did an amazing job.

    The complex also features a driving range, practice bunker along with putting greens and chipping practice areas. Need to tune up your swing? Professional instruction is available at the Four Seasons Golf School...MORE through certified PGA golf instructors. Golf club and shoe rental services are available at the pro shop, and full-service locker rooms.

    The Four Seasons Las Colinas is one of Dallas' high end facilities offering luxury accommodations and a whole range of world-class amenities, including a full-service spa.

    The Cottonwood Valley Golf Course at the Four Seasons.

    Updated in 2006, the 18-hole, par 71 Cottonwood Valley Golf course at Las Colina plays a daunting 7,120 yards. The course features tight, Bermuda grass fairways and well-guarded Bentgrass greens and tee boxes and strategically placed bunkers. The number one signature hole's green was designed by the course's original golf architect, Robert Trent Jones Jr., in the shape of Texas with a bunker in the shape of Oklahoma and a lake resembling the Gulf of Mexico. Different, but I'm not quite sure how well it works.

    Cottonwood Valley serves as the exclusive golf course for members of The Sports Club at Four Seasons.

    Visit the Club's web site for information on private membership.

    Green Fees:The TPC Four Seasons offers green fees for weekdays only. You can expect to pay $195, the use of a golf cart is included in the fee. For reservations and tee times, call (972) 717-0700, or you can stop by anytime the shop is open. As always, green fees are subject to change, and should always call head to make sure you have the current rates.

    Contact: Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas, 4150 North MacArthur Boulevard, Irving, Texas, 75038; (972) 717-0700

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    More Golf Courses and Resorts in Dallas/Fort Worth

    Cottonwood Valley Golf Course, hole 8
    ••• Cottonwood Valley Golf Course, hole 8. Photo Courtesy of Cottonwood Valley Golf Club

     

    More Golf Courses and Resorts in Dallas/Fort Worth:

    Planning a trip to Dallas/Fort Worth? You're in for a treat. There are more than two dozen first-rate, public golf courses in the greater Dallas/Fort Worth area ranging from municipal layouts to the high-end resorts; all have their own unique appeal. Better yet, the green fees are often just as attractive, even at the major resorts - compared to more celebrated golf destinations, that is. Here are a few ideas for you to consider:

    Here's a listing of some of the top golf courses and resorts in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

    Here's a list of places to play in Texas golf courses and resorts in Texas.

    Where to Stay:

    Well, obviously the best place to stay if you're intending to play the TPC Four Season, Dallas, is at the resort. Compare rates for nights at the Four Seasons Resort and Club, Dallas

    How to Get There:

    Dallas - Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) is the gateway into the area.

    The Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas is...MORE some 30 minutes, or so, from downtown with easy access to Austin and Houston, and that makes it all the more inviting. The golf course is also less than 30 minutes from the Dallas - Fort Worth International Airport.

    Looking for a great venue for your golf vacation, weekend, or corporate event? Check out these many other opportunities for great golf all over the United States, and the world: Scotland, Florida, the American SouthwestBermuda, the Bahamas, all over the Caribbean and Mexico and many more.