Get Active and Social at the Barton Creek Country Club March 1, 2019 / Austin / Leave a Comment Here at our Barton Creek apartments, we tend to attract the adventurous, active type. Our neighbors are ones who like to lace up their hiking boots and take their dogs out on our on-site walking trails, who like to swim laps in the pool, and who keep adventure vehicles in their attached garages. Yep, life is exciting at our apartments near Bee Cave!It’s no surprise, then, that many of our neighbors here at Barton Creek Villas also enjoy spending their time down the road at the Barton Creek Country Club. Here, you can spend time with friends and family, perfect your golf swing in the sunshine and fresh air, work up a sweat on the tennis court, and enjoy some delicious food.Just a four-minute drive from our luxury apartments in Barton Creek, Barton Creek Country Club is where all the fun happens – where you can blow off some steam, meet with friends on the rolling lawns, and enjoy the finest food and sport that Austin, Texas has to offer.Perfect Your Swing on Four Championship Golf Courses If you’re a golf lover, you’re in for a treat. Barton Creek Country Club is home to four stunning golf courses designed by celebrated experts of the game: Tim Fazio, Ben Crenshaw, Bill Coore, and Arnold Palmer. Experience golf as it was meant to be: on beautiful, rolling golf courses designed by some of the best sportsmen in the country.According to the Barton Creek Country Club website, each golf course has special traits that make it its own kind of challenge for golfers of all experience levels. Fazio Foothills, with its “natural limestone caves, waterfalls, and fairways” features rolling terrain, creeks, and streams that both add to the visual beauty and in-game challenge. Fazio Canyons features “large sloping greens, elevation changes from tee to green and a variety of fairway and green-side bunkers.” This one is a golfer’s favorite, with its beautiful views of the hilly Texas countryside.Coore Crenshaw Cliffside, on the other hand, designed by Austin native Ben Crenshaw and his partner Bill Coore, is a links-style golf course designed with champions in mind. According to their website, “the greens are large and well-contoured, posing a challenge for even the best putters.” It’s the perfect place to test your skills!And finally, Palmer Lakeside is the most secluded golf course, standing 25 minutes from the main country club. This beautiful course offers “striking, panoramic views of the Hill Country and lake” and is consistently ranked among the most beautiful golf courses in the entire Lone Star State.While their champion-designed golf courses are a feather in their cap, that’s not the only highlight for golfers at Barton Creek Country Club. Here, you can also enjoy four driving ranges where you can perfect your swing, six putting greens to practice that perfect chip, and four short game areas where you can improve your scoring and master your shots. All the while, enjoy the beautiful hill country views.If you’re wanting to get social about your love of golf, then you can join the Women’s Golf Association or the Men’s Golf Association, where women and men come together to share their love of the game, to improve their skills with like-minded friends, and to bond over the wonderful world of golf. Members can enjoy the multiple golf events throughout the year, including couple’s golf groups where couples can bond over their love of the game, golf championship games, and tournaments against other country clubs and friends here at home. Members here feel a sense of belonging and friendships unlike any they’ve ever had, and a lifestyle that’s healthy and fun, with people who love the game as much as they do!Hit The Tennis Courts!While golf may be the crown jewel of the Barton Creek Country Club, their tennis game is on-point. The Barton Creek Country Club is devoted to improving Tennis skills of all interested members, as they offer educational programs for players of all levels. Whether you’re a seasoned tennis player or if you’re just learning how to swing the racquet, Barton Creek Country Club is the perfect place for you to express your love of the game, both on and off the court.Tennis players of all persuasions will love the tennis amenities provided here, as their world-class tennis courts are fully covered with canvas cabanas to protect players against the harsh rays of the sun. Take a break by the resort-style lounge chairs and tables, and remember: if you want to get in some evening play, you’ll love the soft LED lighting. The best part? The Barton Creek Country Club tennis courts are world-class and brand spankin’ new.Tennis lovers also have plenty of social opportunities as well, to meet new friends and to engage in the game with like-minded people. Members can join the multiple tennis-related activities and clubs, including Team Tennis, the Women’s Team Tennis Austin (WTTA). Barton Creek hosts tennis social mixers, Match Play, Doubles Play, and drop-in clinics for tennis lovers. There’s no shortage of opportunities to improve your skills and meet others who love tennis just as much as you do!Stay Fit at Barton Creek Country Club Any star golf or tennis player knows: staying in shape is essential to staying on top of your game. At Barton Creek Country Club, there are ample opportunities to get in the best shape of your life, with the spacious and clean fitness area that features state-of-the-art exercise equipment. Sign up for one of their expert personal trainers, lift some weights, get ripped on some weight machines, and blow off some steam by boxing a punching bag. Runners will enjoy the outdoor running track and stretching areas, and parents will absolutely love the kids club, where kids can learn and play in a safe, supervised area while the adults get in a good workout. Members can check out the weekly classes, including yoga, aquatics, Pilates, and TRX suspension training! After joining Barton Creek Country Club, you’ll be in the best shape of your life.World-Class Food in a Beautiful Dining EnvironmentAll that exercise and sport is sure to work up quite the appetite! Members can enjoy private member dining in their spacious dining room, where you can enjoy an ice cold beer or a craft cocktail before enjoying a chef-prepared meal. Their casual, family-friendly atmosphere is sure to put you at ease, as you dine with your loved ones while looking out on the beautiful Texas hillside.Get Social and Make Connections of a Lifetime Barton Creek Country Club is a place where friendships are made and relationships are forged. Members enjoy regular cocktail parties, live music concerts, and holiday celebrations with their friends and family. Bring the kids on Wednesday and Friday nights, where children can play in bounce houses, play games, and get their sillies out! Barton Creek Country Club even offers the “Sharks Swim Team” for kids, so your kids can learn the important skill of swimming with a team of other kids. (And what tires out kids faster than a good swim? Nothing!)If you’re ready to get out and make friends, then the Barton Creek Country Club has everything you need, from book clubs to hiking clubs, to volunteering around the Austin, Texas community. Special Interest groups include the 8212 Club, which meets for regular luncheons while listening to a guest speaker. La Bonne Cuisine hosts fine dining events for members, which include black-tie events, fine wines, and world-class dishes.So if you love a good round of golf, an invigorating game of tennis, and to meet with like-minded people who also have love for the game, then you’ll love spending time at the Barton Creek Country Club. Come for the world-class golf, and stay for the friends!An Active Life at our Barton Creek Apartments Life is good at Barton Creek Villas, where a good round of golf, some craft cocktails, and a tennis match is never far away. To live the good life, schedule your free tour today at our luxury apartments in Barton Creek, where you can enjoy the amenities of a luxury home – including built-in garages, sunny and spacious floor plans, a resort-style pool, a clean bark park for the dogs, and a family-friendly community. We can’t wait to have you as a neighbor!