At this time Hancock is a pay station operation 7 days a week with no pro shop operations and walking only. Payment will be verified.
Hancock Golf Course Virtual Community Meetings
The Austin Parks and Recreation Department invites you to continue the conversation around Hancock Golf Course planning.
Monday, October 26, 2020 @ 7 p.m. or Thursday, October 29, 2020 @ 5 p.m.
To register for a meeting go to: https://publicinput.com/hancockmeeting2
At these virtual community meetings, PARD will review feedback from the February 29th meeting and following survey, share additional opportunities for community input, and discuss the request for proposals process.
The two meetings will have the same agendas to allow two options for those interested in attending. Following each meeting, the records will be posted online. For additional background information, please visit https://www.austintexas.gov/department/hancock-golf-course-planning.
Founded in 1899 by Lewis Hancock, former mayor of Austin from 1895-1897, the Hancock Golf Course stands today as one of the oldest golf courses in the state of Texas. Although the course was re-named after Mr. Hancock in 1946, it was the original site of the Austin Country Club. At one time, the course maintained sand greens and 18 holes.Today, Hancock Golf Course is located in the heart of Austin. This par 35, 9-hole course carries up and down hills over beautiful Waller Creek. The old course is relatively short by modern standards, featuring small, well-manicured greens typical of the era in which it was built.Noted Austin player and teacher, Harvey Penick, started his professional career as a caddy at this location of Austin Country Club and remained with the club for over 70 years. Penick was the golf coach at the University of Texas at Austin from 1931 to 1963, coaching the Longhorns to 21 Southwest Conference championships in 33 years.
Pay Station Operation Monday thru Sunday
Pay Station green fee is good for play all day. Resident and RangeGrinder cardholder discount applies only Friday thru Sunday and on holidays. Pay station accepts credit cards only.
Golf patrons will pay the appropriate green fee at the pay station and must retain their stub at all times. The order of play from the first tee will be on a first-come, first-served basis. All play must start on the first hole.
Regular golf operations and pro shop services are suspended at this time. For additional information, please call 512-974-9350.
Evening and sunset round times vary throughout the year according to daylight and sunset, please click here
For course fees, CLICK HERE.
Dates Closed for Maintenance: Closed every 4th Monday of the month, excluding holidays.
Dates Closed for Aerifying: April 15th, June 17th. Course will reopen the following day at 12 noon.
Dates Closed for Overseeding: Monday, October 14th. Reopening Tuesday, October 15th at 12 noon.
Payment accepted: Pay station accepts credit/debit cards only.
Practice facilities Putting green is available
Directions to the course: 811 E. 41st St. Austin, TX 78751