Review and Rating of Lozano Golf Center in Corpus Christi
Lozano Golf Center in Corpus Christi is home to an 18 hole par 72 course (4 tee boxes and yardages range from 5138 to 7027) as well as an executive par 30 nine hole course with 2 tee boxes and yardages of 1810 and 1947 yards. The 18 hole course was originally designed by Leon Howard and opened for play in 1965. In 1983 Finger Dye Spann, Inc. redesigned the course. The course is owned by the City of Corpus Christi but managed by one of the best management companies in Texas, Foresight Golf.
Some of the reasons we can recommend Lozano Golf Center as a must play if you're in the area include:
And it's home to some really fun holes like:
The fairways at Lozano Golf Center are wide and forgiving with a wide playable rough. You'll encounter a scattering of trees and palms, bunkers, lakes, and water crossing the fairway that can cause problems and require some strategic shot making. Most of the fairways are straight ahead (what you see is what you get) and relatively flat - but you will find some minor contour and mounding. When we played the fairways were in very good condition as was the rough. You will find a few bare and dirt spots and a few spots under repair. The rough was cut thin and the ball sits on top of it making it easy to find and play.
The greens at Lozano Golf Center are smaller on the front nine (21 to 29 yards deep - average about 24 yards) and average 30 yards deep (29 to 33 yards deep) on the back. All of the them are raised, steep off the sides, and have plenty of slope and contour - some are like a mini roller coaster ride around the perimeter. There were in very good condition when we played, ran at a good speed of around 9, and fairly easy to read.
The bunkers were in excellent condition with soft thick sand that was a joy to hit out of. The bunkers range from average to good sized and most have faces that are manageable and easy to get over.
Bottom line - an enjoyable round of golf with some easy holes, some shot making holes, and some risk reward opportunities plus good conditions and a very reasonable rate.
Rates: $32.00 to $40.00
Service is very good and very friendly. The practice facilites are good, the pro shop has the basic supplies, and the grill serves everything from breakfast tacos to burgers, sandwiches, dogs, and more.
Here's How Texas Outside Determines the Scorecard Rating
The Texas Outside rating scale ranges from 1 to 10 – a perfect 10 course would be something like this: links along a cliff overlooking the Pacific ocean and bordered by tall trees; lush fairways on rolling hills with lots of natural hazards; water (which is crystal clear) on most of the holes; immaculate greens (but they are undulating and tough); lots of variety and character (each hole is completely different and includes blind shots, elevation changes, doglegs, and significant challenges); perfectly manicured traps with the whitest and prettiest sand you’ve ever seen; a nice club house with great food and a 19th hole; a GPS; plenty of beverage carts or your own cooler and ice; and it only costs $40 bucks! What this means is that you probably won’t find any 10s in Texas – try Cabo San Lucas, Pebble Beach, or some of the Hawaii courses!
All of the above determines the overall score for the golf course. In other words, we like courses that are pretty, fun, very challenging with a lot of variety, and fairways and greens in excellent condition – all for $40. We also tend to play the courses that are affordable for the masses, which means in the $30 to $80 range. We rate hard and we haven’t found a 10 in Texas yet – don’t worry we haven’t given up and we’re still looking.