There are several golf courses located in convenient proximity to Stonebridge Ranch. However, the Stonebridge Ranch Community Association (SRCA) does not own, operate, or oversee any country clubs or golf courses as part of our amenity portfolio. Residents may not use their Stonebridge Ranch IDs to access the clubs and courses adjacent to our villages. Because we do not own the golf courses that wind their way through our neighborhoods, please note the following:
- Only registered golf players may utilize the golf course trails and open areas; these are not to be used by Stonebridge Ranch residents for walking, jogging, exercising pets, etc.
- Golf course lakes and ponds are not to be used by residents for fishing.
- Take care when walking on City Hike & Bike Trails near the golf courses. Flying golf balls and unmarked ground hazards can be dangerous.
- If you wish to utilize country club and golf course facilities in our area, please see below. For your convenience, we have listed the contact information for the organizations located nearest to our own villages and common areas.
REGARDING GOLF CARTS
Please note that the City of McKinney follows state regulations regarding golf carts. These state regulations apply in Stonebridge Ranch without exception. The McKinney Police Department may issue a traffic citation against any person the officer has probable cause to believe has violated these or other regulations, whether the offending person is a juvenile or adult. For more information regarding golf carts in the City of McKinney, contact the McKinney Police Department at 972-547-2700. You may also call this number to report observed violations of these regulations. As always, call 911 whenever you witness unsafe driving or activity.
- A golf cart may not be operated on a sidewalk.
- A golf cart is allowed on a public roadway when: it is operated for traveling to and from a golf course during daytime hours; within two miles of the location where the golf cart is kept; and where the posted speed limit of the street is 35 mph or less.
- A golf cart may cross intersections that include a street with a posted speed limit of more than 35 mph).
- A golf cart must have a slow-moving vehicle emblem affixed to the rear and be built in compliance with applicable federal regulations. Registration, inspection and insurance are waived under state law.
- A driver of a golf cart must possess a valid driver’s license.
- A driver of a golf cart must observe the same traffic laws as other drivers, including following regulatory signs and using directional or hand signals when making turns and stops.