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Golfsmith Driving Range and Learning Facility

Ranked in the Top 100 Golf Driving Ranges

11000 N. IH-35
Austin TX, 78753
Located along the West side of
IH-35 between Braker and
Rundberg; exit #243.
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Phone: 512-837-1810

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About the Facility

The Golfsmith Driving Range and Learning Facility welcomes golfers of all ages and skill levels from beginners to established players and features 80 practice stations (grass and artificial), covered stations during inclement weather, putting, short game and sand areas a large feature green and full facility lighting. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff of Golf Professionals are here for all your golfing needs, including individual one-on-one lessons and group clinics. Call us at (512) 837-1810 for more information or to speak with one of our facility Pros.

Hours of Operation

Sunday: 10am to 6pm
Monday: 11am to 8:30pm
Tuesday – Friday 10am to 8:30pm
Saturday: 9am to 8:30pm

Last bucket of practice balls
sold 30 min. before closing.
All times listed are weather permitting.

Practice Range Balls

Small Bucket (40): $5.00 / Senior and Junior Price $4.25
Medium Bucket (70): $8.00 / Senior and Junior Price $6.75
Large Bucket (100): Balls $10.00 / Senior and Junior Price $8.50
X-Large Bucket (140): Balls $12.00 / Senior and Junior Price $10.00

(Senior and junior pricing for ages 60+, 16 and under, respectively).

Range Value Cards

The best value and easiest way to pay!

Card                               Price                               Value                               Savings

Convenience                $20                                   $24                                   $4

Par                                  $50                                   $65                                   $15

Birdie                             $80                                   $112                                  $32

Eagle                             $150                                 $225                                 $75

Double Eagle               $250                                 $400                                 $150

Hole-in-One                  $500                                 $900                                 $400

Professional Services

Individual One-on-One Golf Lessons

Created to offer one-on-one instruction for all golfers (beginners and established) who desire to learn the game in the most personal and comfortable manner while building a trust with their Golf Professional. One-on-one lessons can cover any aspect of the game, including grip, ball position, alignment, posture and more. Individual one-on-one lessons are available by appointment only; a 3-5 day notice may be required based on demand. Call us at 512-837-1810 to book an appointment.

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Public Clinics are offered during the months of February – November, weather permitting, for a cost of $10.00 per student. Sign up must take place 24 hours in advance.

Wednesday:Open public clinic starting at 6pm for 1 hour, one large bucket of balls included.
Saturday:Open public clinic starting at 9am for 1 hour, short game focus - 10am for 1 hour, full swing focus, both include one large bucket of balls.

2015 Junior Summer Camps

All Summer Camps are 5 days - 9am till noon $150.00 per student (ages 8-16)

Summer Camp Dates
June 8-12June 15-19
June 22-26July 6-10
July 13-17
July 20-24

Call the Pro Shop for individual lessons today.

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The Academy at Golfsmith

The Academy at Golfsmith is a golf school that features a custom-designed learning center complete with indoor hitting bay, covered tee areas and a spacious grass hitting area for both long and short game work. The indoor teaching bay houses a state-of-the-art video system with multiple camera angles used to analyze your swing and explain principles that help you become a better golfer. All academy schools include loaner clubs (if needed), four-to-one student/pro ratio, lunch each day, DVD to take home, and written plan created by our professionals.

Call us at 512-837-1810 to book an appointment, or email us at

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Upcoming Events


Check out upcoming demo days, VIP events, and more at the Golfsmith Driving Range and Learning Facility.

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Meet Our Professionals

Doug Nelle

Ranked in the Top 100 Golf Driving Ranges

  • Joined Golfsmith in 1984

  • Harvey Penick disciple

  • Univ. of Texas Golf Team
    member 1977-80

  • 78 Junior, Amateur, and
    Southern Texas PGA
    Individual Titles

  • Manager of the Golfsmith
    Driving Range and
    Learning Center

  • Certified Golf Pride Fitting Professional

Steve Wiehe

Ranked in the Top 100 Golf Driving Ranges

  • Joined Golfsmith in 2008

  • Entered the game of golf
    in the early 1960's

  • Teaching a unique “Fast Start”
    method has led to completing
    nearly 1,000 lessons each year

  • Member of the 2010 Southern
    Texas PGA Senior Section

  • Author of the book "G-Day
    Rendezvous with Eagles"

  • Certified Golf Pride Fitting Professional