Waterwood National is closed as of 2010. "Pete Dye created Waterwood to be one of the toughest courses in America. For several decades, Waterwood has set the standard for difficult, relentless golf. From the first tee shot to the final putt on #18, Waterwood demands your attention and your "A" game." That quote is how Waterwood describes this outstanding and pretty golf course on Lake Livingston, about 25 miles east of Huntsville. Each hole at Waterwood National is unique and different and presents it's own set of challenges, which include rolling hills, bunkers, very tough approach shots, water, traps, bind shots, dog legs, and natural hazards. What also makes this course tough and demanding of excellent course management is the approach to the greens — it seems like 80% of the greens are almost completely surrounded by bunkers, water, and/or tall grass — miss the green and you're in some trouble. The fairways and greens were in very good condition with minor undulation. The signature hole, #14, is one you will remember forever — bring a couple extra balls for this fun hole. You'll also enjoy the peace and quite — all we heard were birds chirping (not chipping), woodpeckers, and a jet ski on Lake Livingston. Waterwood is near the top of the list of Texas Outside Favorites. Take advantage of some of the stay and play packages — you will want to play this course twice.