Whether fishing on Corpus Christi Bay, beachcombing or golfing, a host of outdoor activities await in and around this casual beach town that is easily accessible from Austin, Houston and San Antonio. It’s a short 2 ½ hour drive from San Antonio, while Austin and Houston are approximately 3 ½ hours away.
As cars drove by the soccer fields at Texas State University on a gray Sunday afternoon this past February, they slowed down to take in a strange scene: a dozen people running around holding broomsticks between their legs.
The calming assurance came to Ben Crenshaw where so much had happened before. It was last spring, in the first round of his forty-third Masters Tournament, his favorite week of the year. He walked down the slope at the thirteenth hole, accompanied by ghosts of triumph and grief and questions that will never get answers. Crenshaw stopped his caddie, Carl Jackson, and looked at him square. “I’ve been thinking about this a long time,” he said.
Make Your Mark
May 25 – 31
TPC Four Seasons Resort Dallas at Las Colinas
The AT&T Byron Nelson features top golfers, live concerts and family fun. In the spirit of its legendary namesake, the tournament is the leading fundraiser for charity on the PGA TOUR, raising over $137 million since 1968 benefiting Momentous Institute. Learn more at attbyronnelson.org.
Willie and Merle
Every day more than a thousand people move to the Lone Star State. Lucky enough to be a new arrival? This crash course will get you thinking, eating, and talking like a native in no time. (Lucky enough to already a native? You’ll be reminded of all the reasons to gloat.)