Comanche Trail Golf Course

The Comanche Trail Golf Course, opened in 1962, was designed by Perry Maxwell, who would later design the TPCs at Sawgrass, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, and the Track at Oak Tree National, in Edmond, Oklahoma. The course opened in 1962 and is surrounded by the Big Spring State Park, which provides beautiful vistas and grounds maintenance.
The Comanche Trail Golf Course is 6,848 yards in length. It features bent grass fairways, TifEagle Bermuda grass greens and Paspalum grass bunkers. The Comanche Trail Golf Course is 70% Par 3, 27% Par 4 and 7% Par 5.
The course rating is 70.1 with a slope rating of 119.
There are two 18-hole courses at the Comanche Trail Golf Course, plus an additional 9-hole course, the Comanche Trail North Course.
The Comanche Trail Golf Course offers special rates for Big Spring area residents, military, first responders and senior citizens.
The Comanche Trail Golf Course is located on Hwy 70, 5 miles east of Big Spring, Texas.
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The golf course in Big Spring, Texas, was named for the trail the Comanches used to take when they were escaping west from Texas.
A short distance northwest of Big Spring, the trail now goes by the name “Old Concho Trail.” But to the Comanches, it was, well, a trail. It was a rough, stony road, and when the Comanches were on the run, it didn’t matter much whether they had a road or a trail.
A road, however, was better than a trail. A road was better because it meant that, if you were careful, you could travel it without losing everything.

This course has been a source of pride for many Big Spring residents.
It was built on what was known as the Comanche Trail. The Comanche Trail was an ancient trade route that ran through West Texas.
The Comanche Trail Golf Course is a par 72, 18 hole, 6,100 yard course.
The course layout has 11 water hazards and 6 sand bunkers.
The clubhouse has a large grill room, pro shop, 30 seat restaurant, and lounge.
The Comanche Trail Golf Course is located on FM 1200, just north of Big Spring.
The course hours are sunrise to sunset.
Big Spring Municipal Golf Course is located on FM 1200, just north of Big Spring.
The course hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

A man said to me once, “Were you a member of the Comanche Trail Golf Course?” And I said, “No.” And he said, “Then how did you get your name?” And I said, “The first man I shot in 1939 had that last name.”

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