The Woodlands, Texas is a planned community located about 32 miles from Houston, Texas. It was first established in 1974 and was dedicated to George P. Mitchell, an oil businessman who planned to create a community where city-dwellers would experience the quality of sub-urban life. What started as a sub-urban development with a bedroom community grew to be a large urbanized area that headlines corporations and corporate campuses.

As compared to Texas standards, The Woodlands would be a fairly small area but it boasts of various activities and places that can entertain and interest you. Whether it is outdoors or indoors, you can find a number of endeavors that you can do to make you feel the beauty and warmth of The Woodlands.

One of the main attractions in The Woodlands are the golf courses and clubs, which has a number of outstanding championship and signature courses that any golfer – professional or not – would surely enjoy. Two golf courses are available; first is The Woodlands Country Club, having an Arnold Palmer signature course, 18-hole Gary Player signature course, and an 18-hole course perfect for tournaments. Meanwhile, another option would be The Carlton Woods Club that provides their golfers with a world-class and top of the line Jack Nicklaus signature course with a Tom Fazio championship course. They also offer spa facilities, tennis facilities, and dining.

One more option is the Canongate at The Woodlands. This club has a more reasonable price, providing members with admission to other trail course in other golf clubs surrounding the area. It also gives its members access to other Canongate Private Clubs all around the United States.

Golfing is just one of the many outdoor activities that you can do and enjoy at The Woodlands. Surrounded with lush greenery and populated with friendly people, it’s not a surprise that it is one of the country’s finest master-planned communities.


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