A Scenic Hill Country Course & Golf Resort Near Austin, Texas
Designed by legendary golf course architect, Robert Trent Jones, Sr., Apple Rock is touted as one of the most scenic and breathtaking championship golf courses in Texas.
Spanning 147 acres, Jones, Sr. used some of the highest, most picturesque land in Horseshoe Bay for the Apple Rock layout.
Par 72 course begins in high, rocky terrain and finishes along the shoreline of Lake LBJ, boasting dramatic elevation changes, high-quality Bermuda fairways, and Bentgrass greens that offer faster and truer putting surfaces.
Upon opening in 1985
Apple Rock was named among the Best New Resort Courses in America by Golf Digest, and has hosted the Texas State Open, USGA Qualifying events and other regional professional tournaments. With more than 50 bunkers, and water coming into play on seven holes, it creates a welcome challenge for even the most skilled players.
Explore the Course
Par 3, 12th Hole; This signtuare hole has been ranked among the most scenic in Texas, with a fairway that stretches along the beautiful shoreline of Lake LBJ.
Designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr. and completed in 1985, Apple Rock was honored as the "Best New Resort Course" by Golf Digest at its opening.
Relax & Dine at Cap Rock Cabana
The perfect spot to have a drink and a few bites before or after you hit the links, Cap Rock Cabana serves up great food and gorgeous golf course views.
From golf balls and markers to clothing, shoes and clubs, our pro shop has everything you need to take you from the golf course to dinner at the club.
Meet the Designer
"I know of no area that has a more interesting variety of golf than Horseshoe Bay. I rank this among the best in the world." - Robert Trent Jones, Sr.
Play the Best Golf Courses In Texas Designed By A True Legend
Featured in the Dallas Morning News' "50 Best Courses in Texas" list every year since 1989, our celebrated resort is home to three spectacular and challenging Robert Trent Jones, Sr.-designed golf courses. A true pioneer, Jones, Sr. has designed some of the most legendary golf courses in the world, including Spyglass Hill at Pebble Beach. Experience the stunning layouts and challenging holes carved out of the Texas Hill Country terrain. From the scenic lake views and rocky terrain at Apple Rock to the narrow fairways and rolling Crenshaw Bentgrass greens at Ram Rock to the "Million Dollar Hole" at Slick Rock, the three championship golf courses at Horseshoe Bay Resort capture the spirit of Texas golf.
Robert Trent Jones, Sr.
Robert Trent Jones, Sr. was an English-American golf course architect who designed or re-designed more than 500 golf courses in 45 states and 35 countries. From redesigned holes at Augusta National to Alabama's celebrated Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, this legendary pioneer has left an indelible mark on the game. In 1987, Jones was inducted in the World Golf Hall of Fame. Seventy-nine of his courses have been host to the US Open or other national championships.
A Bucket List Golf Destination
Horseshoe Bay Resort's three award-winning, 18-hole golf courses were all designed by the master architect, Robert Trent Jones, Sr. In fact, the resort is the only golf destination in the Continental United States showcasing three or more RTJ Sr. courses and is recognized as a true bucket list golf destination. Experience an unforgettable day on the fairways when you tee off at Slick Rock, Ram Rock, and Apple Rock. Stretching across Lake LBJ, the Apple Rock course is one of the most scenic landscapes in the Texas Hill Country.
Cap Rock Cabana
The Perfect Pit-Stop for Sandwiches with Views of the Texas Hill Country
Looking for a place to have a drink and a few bites before or after you hit the links? Serving the Apple Rock and Ram Rock golf courses, the Cap Rock Cabana is the perfect place to fill up before the game or refuel after a day on the course. Grab a breakfast taco, sandwich or burger, pick up on-the-go drinks and enjoy scenic golf course views from the elevated promenade. At Cap Rock Cabana, you can satisfy your appetite and quench your thirst without breaking your stride and losing the rhythm of your game.
Cap Rock Cabana Menu
Breakfast At Cap
Served till 10:30 AM. Scrambled eggs and choice of cheese, bacon or sausage.