Dallas National Golf Club

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Dallas National Golf Club

Architect: Tom Fazio
Year: 2002

1515 Knoxville Road
Dallas, Texas 75211
(214) 331-4195

Course Access: Private

driving range available
motorized golf carts and caddies available

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The Itinerant Golfer

Dallas National Golf Club

I’m back in Texas for the second time this year - this time playing in Dallas at Dallas National Golf Club. This is another one of Fazio’s designs on the Top 100 list. I did a little research on the web about this club and my expectations were high based on what I read on the club’s site. Fazio himself said “If Dallas National were the only course I ever designed, I feel I would have had a great career." My research indicated that the unique quality of this course is the terrain. Texas is mostly flat and Texas golf courses are usually victims of this topography. DNGC is situated on high ground and the routing wanders through valleys, up hills and across ravines. It looks feels and plays more like a East Coast parkland course than a Texas course. My friend’s wife who helped me play at Colonial had arranged the game at Dallas National for me as well. I think I’ve spent any ‘best man at the wedding five years ago capital’ that I may have had . . . and then some. My host very generously picked me up at my friends’ house and gave me a lift to the club. One the way in he drove me past the new entrance that was being built and then around to the existing entrance. Once you pass through the gates there is nothing but golf. Dallas National is one of the few modern golf clubs that is not… More >