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Sports and Recreation

Houston boasts a wide variety of sports teams, ranging from professional to college athletics. Many of these teams play at world-class venues.

Houston Sports and Recreation

Professional sports:







College sports:

More sports and recreation:

Fast facts about Houston sports and recreation:

  • Houston has professional teams representing football, baseball, mens and womens basketball, soccer and AHL hockey.
  • The annual Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is the largest rodeo in the world.
  • The City of Houston maintains more than 100 miles of hike and bike trails.
  • The Millie Bush Dog Park was voted No. 1 in the nation by Dog Fancy magazine in June 2005.
  • The Greater Houston area boasts more than 165 public and private golf courses.
  • The Tournament Course at Redstone Golf Club is the new home to the Shell Houston Open, the PGA’s 10th oldest tournament.

Sources: City of Houston and 

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