TEMPEST GC GARNERS TOP 20 TEXAS BEST YOU CAN PLAY
By Steve Habel
GLADEWATER, Texas - Tempest Golf Club, the award-winning East Texas Jeffrey Brauer -designed championship layout, recently picked up two more honors as it was named the 18th Best Course in Texas You Can Play by Golf Digest and No. 1 Dallas-Fort Worth outlying course by Avid Golfer magazine in its annual survey.
The Golf Digest ranking was the highest ever for the semi-private Piney Woods gem, which was totally renovated by Brauer in 2018.
"It's certainly gratifying when outside sources recognized our great course and the opportunity for everybody to play it, but we have the resources and the dedication to keep improving until we're No. 1 in Texas," Wade added.
Along with its championship par 72 golf course, which has hosted several major amateur and college tournaments, Tempest offers expansive practice facilities with a practice range and multiple large putting greens, overseen by its signature clock tower. Plus, a modern clubhouse for dining and meetings.
There are stay & play cottages adjacent to the practice range and front nine with more scheduled to be built in the near future along with impressive real estate offerings.
For more information on award-winning Tempest Golf Club, go to www.tempestgolfclub.com
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About: Steve Habel
Steve Habel is a contributing editor for GolfTrips and its associated websites. A 26-year industry veteran, he regularly contributes to various regional, national and international golf publications and has played and written about more than 1,600 golf courses around the world.
Habel is also senior editor for Horns Illustrated magazine, a publication focusing on University of Texas sports, as well the San Antonio Spurs beat writer for The Sports Xchange. He is a correspondent for the Austin American-Statesman and frequently files stories and features for The Associated Press and Preferred Lifestyle magazine.
Habel, who lives in the Austin, Texas area, has worked media coordinator for World Golf Hall of Fame player and golf architect Tom Kite as well as for renowned golf architects Roy Bechtol and Jeffrey D. Brauer.
He is a member of the Golf Writers Association of America, the Texas Golf Writers Association and the Football Writers Association of America.