Dripping Springs Country Club opens, new bar in Driftwood and more local business news

Dripping Springs Country Club opened Oct. 20. (Courtesy Dripping Springs Country Club)
Dripping Springs Country Club opened Oct. 20. (Courtesy Dripping Springs Country Club)

Dripping Springs Country Club opened Oct. 20. (Courtesy Dripping Springs Country Club)

Here's the most recent business news from the Dripping Springs area.

1. Dripping Springs Country Club, a new locally owned and -operated driving range, opened Oct. 20 at 3000 W. Hwy 290, Dripping Springs. According to owner Caroline Bradford, the driving range is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, including Toptracer technology, which measures the distance, height and speed a golf ball travels. Although use of the club is not limited to members, memberships include discounts on concessions and other perks. 512-943-7971. www.drippingspringscountryclub.com


2. Fitzhugh Brewing, located at 15435 Fitzhugh Road, Dripping Springs, officially opened Oct 23. The brewery opened offering four original beers on tap including a blonde ale, porter, an India pale ale and a French ale. A full menu of food by PEJ Kitchens is also available, featuring barbecue and snacks. 512-648-0653. www.facebook.com/pages/category/brewery/fitzhugh-brewing-105734620960183

3. A new sports bar, Driftwood Dugout, opened Oct. 24 at 18992 FM 150, Ste. 201, Driftwood. The baseball-themed bar offers indoor and patio seating with access to an outdoor ball field. www.driftwooddugout.com

4. Jester King Brewery & Kitchen celebrated 10 years at its 13187 Fitzhugh Road, Austin, property in October. The business serves craft beers at its taproom and to go, as well as pizza and snacks from its kitchen. The brewery also officially announced the acquisition of the Tipping T inn, a five-unit home that is located on the brewery’s property, and began booking reservations. 512-661-8736. www.jesterkingbrewery.com
By Nicholas Cicale
Nick has been with Community Impact Newspaper since 2016, working with the Lake Travis-Westlake and Southwest Austin-Dripping Springs editions. He previously worked as a reporter in Minnesota and earned a degree from Florida State University.


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