3 Day Golf Getaway in Lubbock, TX

Written By Visit Lubbock Interns

April 03, 2024


By: Jessica Merrill

Calling all golf lovers! With this itinerary, you will stay at golf-themed accommodations, soak up the Lubbock sunshine and explore the city’s culinary scene. This is a foolproof way for golf enthusiasts to enjoy their stay in The Hub City. 

Day One

Enough of the anticipation, let the weekend begin! Today will be an intro to all things golf in Lubbock, a sure way to get a taste of what the Hub City has to offer. 

Check into The Mulligan

Welcome to the Mulligan Golf and “Spa” Club! This Airbnb is the perfect hideaway for all your weekend endeavors. At this home, relaxation and entertainment are just steps away. Unwind from your busy day with the home’s backyard putt putt course and brand new Nordic Spa. 

Fuel up for your tee-off

Make your way over to Evie Mae’s BBQ. With meat by the pound, mouth-watering sides and desserts sure to cure your sweet tooth, this family-owned restaurant will soon be your Lubbock favorite! Due to Evie Mae’s only being open until they sell out, be sure to get there around 11 a.m., when they open their doors, to ensure you get your hands on your top picks.

Swing into action at Meadowbrook Canyon Creek

This facility is home to two championship golf courses, a driving range and one of the largest putting and chipping greens in The Hub City. Their exceptional facilities will guarantee an idyllic setting for a day of leisurely play.

Wind down at The Range

Open from 9 a.m. to midnight, this late-night activity is a sure way to get some practice in while sipping on your favorite cold beer. The Range is home to drink specials, great food and a lighted driving range with over 60 golf tees.

Day Two

Drive into breakfast at Chicken Run

This cafe has all the breakfast classics, from light bites to hearty meals. Chicken run is a sure way to recharge your energy and best prepare you for the busy day ahead 

Tee up at Shadow Hills

Put your golf skills to the test with this 18-hole, 72-par course home to two lakes, irrigated roughs, and mounds sure to keep the group captivated. With a fully stocked golf pro shop and full-service grill, you are set for your day on the green.

Putt your way over to dinner at Dirks Signature Chicken & Bar

Grab dinner at The Hub City’s favorite chicken spot! Located in Downtown Lubbock, Dirk’s is home to the juiciest chicken and flavorful sides sure to leave you satisfied.

End your night with a drink and live music

Check Blue Light’s schedule while in town for some live music! Grab a drink at their onsite bar and enjoy a glimpse into Lubbock’s music scene with upcoming artists. If no shows are occurring while you’re in town Lubbock is full of other nightlife options. Shotgun Sue’s Saloon hosts great cocktails and an old-school saloon feel sure to make a memorable night.

Day 3

Custom design a golf cap at Lee Elmer’s

Specializing in handmade custom leather goods, Lee Elmer’s will have you ready for your day on the green. Their top-selling, high-quality, leather patch hats come in all colors and are made to your liking. Who knows, your Lee Elmer’s hat may be your new good luck charm!

Enjoy a meal at Triple J’s for a hole-in-one lunch

For a homemade taste and affordable prices, Triple J’s rustic, family-owned restaurant is the perfect spot for a post-putt lunch. Located in Lubbock’s Historic Depot District, this local brew pub offers well-crafted beer, steaks and all the comfort food you can dream of.

Navigate the greens at Rawls Course

Lubbock’s most well-known, nationally ranked course is The Rawls. Golf Week named The Rawls Course #2 course to play in Texas and #3 best campus course in the country. This West Texas masterpiece is the perfect end to your golf retreat. Learn more about this course with a quick read by James McAfee, detailing his time at The Rawls Course.

Rap up your getaway with a farewell filet or the Sunday Funday Special at GolfSuites

Finish up your dream golf getaway with a night of upscale dining at one of Lubbock’s finest steakhouses. The Double Nickel Steakhouse is known for serving beautiful hand-cut steaks straight off the broilers.

For those who just can’t get enough of the game, end your trip with lunch and an hour of fun at GolfSuites. The Sunday Funday special includes one hour of golf, an 18″ pizza and four non-alcoholic drinks for $50.

With this guide, you are well on your way to acing your 72-hour golf excursion. With Lubbock’s sunny days and lush fairways, these next few days will surely be a success.


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