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Walden on Lake Conroe Golf Club (Montgomery, TX)

Walden at Lake Conroe logo Golf Course Review by: Bill Satterfield

The Takeaway:  Grade B-

Quick Facts

Designer:  Robert von Hagge and Bruce Devlin in 1970

Cost:  Private

Phone Number:  (936) 448-4668

Course Website:  Official Website - Visit Walden at Lake Conroe's official website by clicking on the link provided.

Photos:  See additional photos of Walden at Lake Conroe

Accolades:  Ranked 22nd in Texas on Golf Digest's 2013-14 Best in State list.

What to Expect:  Walden on Lake Conroe has a reputation of being one of the most difficult courses in the Greater Houston area – and with good reason. The tight layout features fairways cut through the woods, challenging bunkers, and several water hazards. Homes are found along the outside of several fairways on the course and the club enjoys a solid practice range located on the opposite side of Walden Road. The highlight of the course is the “Bermuda Triangle” which consists of holes 11-13 and plays alongside Lake Conroe. Balls disappear on a daily basis through this dreaded loop that is both treacherous and gorgeous. The par five 11th hole is not only the best par five in the state, it is one of the best holes in the country.

By the Numbers

Tees Par Yardage Rating Slope
Blue 72 6756 73.1 140
White 72 6248 70.7 133
Gold 72 5665 68.2 121
Red (Women) 73 4996 70.6 124

Individual Hole Analysis

Signature Hole:  11th Hole – 582 Yard Par 5

11th Hole at Walden at Lake Conroe (582 Yard Par 5)
11th Hole at Walden at Lake Conroe (582 Yard Par 5)

Best Par 3:  6th Hole – 189 Yards

6th Hole at Walden at Lake Conroe (189 Yard Par 3)
6th Hole at Walden at Lake Conroe (189 Yard Par 3)

Best Par 4:  8th Hole – 400 Yards

8th Hole at Walden at Lake Conroe (400 Yard Par 4)
8th Hole at Walden at Lake Conroe (400 Yard Par 4)

Best Par 5:  11th Hole – 582 Yards

11th Hole at Walden at Lake Conroe (582 Yard Par 5)
11th Hole at Walden at Lake Conroe (582 Yard Par 5)

Birdie Time:  12th Hole – 158 Yard Par 3

Bogey Beware:  18th Hole – 430 Yard Par 4

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