Vaaler Creek Golf Club is a Semi-Private (open to the public) 18-hole golf course located in Blanco, Texas.
Vaaler Creek Golf Club first opened for play in 2007. The back nine opened July 2007 and the front nine was opened July 4, 2009. The course was designed by Michael Lowry and JR Newman.
Vaaler Creek Golf Club, a Texas Hill Country golf golf has well-placed bunkers and beautiful water-features to provide a challenging yet relaxing round of golf. The course has panoramic views of the Texas Hill Country, an abundance of live oaks, and rolling topography.
The course is located inside the Rockin' J Ranch development. Although they share the same owner the do not share the same name. The golf course was named in memorial to Jack Vaaler. Jack was very good friends and a fellow soldier with Colonel Roper, who owns the development and the golf course. Jack was involved with golf as far back as the 1940's when he started out as a caddy at LaCrosse Country Club. During his life-long involvement with golf Jack was an active member in the San Antonio Golf Association, was a volunteer at several PGA tournaments, and was a president of Woodlake Country Club. Jack also became a close friend with Chi Chi Rodriguez. Jack Vaaler loved the game of golf and adheared to its highest standards. Jack passed away during the initial construction phase of the golf course.
Par for the course is 72. From the back tees the course plays to 6,864 yards. From the foward tees the course plays to 4,577 yards. The longest hole on the course is # 4, a par-5 that plays to 587 yards. The shortest hole on the course is # 9, a par-3 that plays to 163 yards from the back tees.
Watch out for # 3, a 435 yard par-4 challenge and the #1 handicap hole on the course. The easiest hole at Vaaler Creek Golf Club is # 14, a 377 yard par-4.