Whispering Pines Golf Club

  • 75
    Golf Digest ranking:
  • 91
    Golf Magazine ranking:

Whispering Pines Golf Club

Architect: Chet Williams
Year: 2000

1532 Whispering Pines Drive
Trinity, Texas 75862
(936) 594-4980

Course Access: Private

driving range available
motorized golf carts and caddies available
on-site accommodations

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The Itinerant Golfer

Whispering Pines Golf Club

As would be expected, the years when the list changes are always tense times for me. For the last six years Golf Digest’s Top 100 list and the courses on it have completely controlled my vacation and travel schedule, so whenever an update to the list comes out it’s a bit of a cross between Christmas morning excitement and final exam anxiety for me. Luckily, the change at the beginning of 2013 was the least damaging of the three changes that I have gone through since I began this quest, so I was pretty happy about that. Whispering Pines in Trinity, Texas was one of the new additions to the 2013 list that I had neither played nor had any direct member contacts. Fortunately, within hours of Golf Digest releasing the new list on their iPad edition I got a text from one of my friends in Texas who said he would be able to help arrange for the two of us to play there. It’s always so nice when something like that materializes out of the clear blue and I was happy to accept his offer to help. After a few weeks of back and forth calendar synchronizing we finally had a date planned and were officially on the books. I made a flight reservation to land in Houston and take a car service to Huntsville, Texas where I would meet up with the other guys and spend the night before playing Whispering Pines the next day. After playing… More >