aerial view of the course

The Course

Many challenges await you at The Bearkat Course at Sam Houston State University. Formerly known as Raven Nest Golf Club, this beautiful multi-tee course by Tripp Davis, designer of the famed Tribute Golf Club in Dallas, offers options suitable for golfers of every skill level.

Rolling natural terrain blends seamlessly with innovative features to bring true championship quality to municipal golf. Native trees and grasses, creeks, and wildlife are incorporated to re-create the essence of golf’s earliest public courses.

The course is recognized as the:

#6 Best Economy Courses in Texas

Dallas Morning News

#3 Best Value

Avid Golfer Houston

#1 Best Overall Value (under $40)

Avid Golfer Houston

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The Practice Facility

The Bearkat course offers an expansive practice facility that is ideal to work on all aspects of your game. Practice your long game on our driving range and your short game with our putting green and chipping areas.

The 19th Hole

The 19th Hole Lounge, located conveniently next to the pro shop on site, offers food and beverage amenities for daily rounds as well as accommodations for your next golf event.

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