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Address: Box 400 HC 70, Big Bend National Park, TX 79852-9703
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Championship 18-hole golf course featuring four holes on an island in the...

Championship 18-hole golf course featuring four holes on an island in the Rio Grande and an optional par one in Mexico.

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Black Jack - Golf 8/2015

Was there 8/10 & 8/11. We played 36 on Monday and 18 on Tuesday. Plenty hot in the afternoons but they keep you in water. Loved the place - you do not want to try & walk it... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2015
Robert A
Pipe Creek, Texas
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Pipe Creek, Texas
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Reviewed 26 August 2015

Was there 8/10 & 8/11. We played 36 on Monday and 18 on Tuesday. Plenty hot in the afternoons but they keep you in water. Loved the place - you do not want to try & walk it. Elevation changes, 100 mile views...go if you can. It is worth it if you like golf.

Thank Robert A
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Reviewed 2 June 2015

What an amazing place. The course was immaculate and lush. The staff were the utmost professionals. The carts were in immaculate condition, stocked with ice and cold water. The grounds and views are magnificent. We were there on the Friday before Memorial Day and had the place pretty much to ourselves. Golfed 18 holes, went back to the clubhouse to... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 May 2014

This course is not easy to get to but totally worth it once you are there. Very good design, incredible views just a cool experience I highly recommend for any golfer. This is a top 5 public course in Texas.

Thank Scott C
Chino Valley, Arizona
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Reviewed 30 January 2014

I would like to return to this course when the bermuda fairways, greens and rough is green (greens up by early March, sometimes sooner) and not dormant. In late January, the browns of the grass are not that distinguishable from the surrounding desert and mountains. However, the condition of the course was still very good and the greens were running... More 

Thank Rich B
San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed 20 January 2014

While staying at the Maverick RV Park with a Casita Rally group we were offered the opportunity to rent carts for a tour of the golf course. The scenery was fabulous. The course layout is amazing. Unfortunately I didn't bring clubs - would love to return and play a round. This one should be on every player's list of "Gotta... More 

Thank H46Diver
Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

My wife and I travel to the Big Bend area twice a year. Each time we play this course it gets better and we start talking about playing it again while we're still playing it. Spectacular and different views from every hole. Be careful getting up to #14 tee box, your ears will pop! Top 5 course in America hands... More 

Thank gus m
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Reviewed 21 March 2013

We visited during spring break. The service and food were excellent. The resort is off the beaten path and secluded but worth the extra effort to get there. Access to Big Bend is a real asset.

Thank JIH1312
Austin, Texas
2 reviews
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Reviewed 9 March 2013

Mr. Pershing would be proud of what Lanny Watkins has done here! Black Jack is one of the most senic courses I have ever played. Not only is it beautiful but the condition of the course is outstanding with lots of challenges. It is a must before you leave this planet.

Thank raybird257
Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 26 January 2013

Lajitas Resort's Black Jack's Crossing is an upscale bar with snacks and big city prices. It's worth it. Weekends feature local musicians and vocalists, all good to great. Locals, adventurers, tourists hang out after dinner at the restaurant next door. Super hotel accomodations.

Thank texrus65
Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 4 June 2012

I'm only able to review the back 9 since we picked a weekend to travel to Lajitas when the greens were being reseeded thus preventing me from being able to play the front 9 holes that snake their way through the mountains. Instead I got to play the 9 nestled along the banks of the Rio Grande and it was... More 

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