Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail – Judge: One of the Best You Can Play

The opening tee shot on the Judge (RTJ Golf Trail) is one of the most dramatic opening holes in golf, hovering 200 feet above the fairway overlooking the river and visible in the distance, the Montgomery skyline. It is by far the most photographed hole on the RTJ Trail, considered by many to be the signature hole of the entire trail. IA well-struck tee shot seems to drift forever and will create a visual memory that will last for a lifetime, begging you to come back to play it again.

By |2021-11-03T07:58:11-04:00November 3rd, 2021|Categories: Alabama|Tags: , , , , |

Gadsden Country Club – Casual Southern Elegance

Gadsden Country Club – Casual Southern Elegance Gadsden may not be well known to people outside of Alabama, but this small town of about 36,000 not only played an important role in the Civil War, but it was an integral part of Alabama's rise as a southern industrial power, being home to steel, textile, and other manufacturing facilities. [...]

By |2021-07-17T09:01:15-04:00July 17th, 2021|Categories: Alabama|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Highland Park Golf Course Named To Golf Magazine’s “30 Best Municipal Golf Courses In America” Ranking

Birmingham, Ala. -– Highland Park Golf Course, the state’s oldest public golf course, was recently named to GOLF Magazine’s list of the “30 Best Municipal Golf Courses in America.” The golf course property is owned by the City of Birmingham, while Highland Park Golf, LLC and it’s managing partner Bob Barrett own the long-term lease. The operation is [...]

By |2021-07-13T20:05:02-04:00June 20th, 2021|Categories: Alabama, Golf Courses and Golf Destinations|Tags: , , , |

A Great Stay & Play at Auburn Marriott Opelika Resort & Spa

The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail gives golfers plenty of options throughout the state of Alabama, but my favorite destination for a 'stay & play' is the Grand National Golf Club at Auburn Marriott Opelika Resort  & Spa. If you are visiting Alabama and unsure of where you should play and stay, this is your best [...]

By |2021-07-13T20:02:18-04:00June 5th, 2021|Categories: Alabama, Golf Courses and Golf Destinations|Tags: , , |

Two Alabama Clubs Announce Merger

The private Grayson Valley Country Club about 12 miles from downtown Birmingham and the semi-private Trussville Country Club will be merged and rebranded under the name of Country Clubs East, effective June 1. "The advantage is if one of the courses is having a tournament or aerifying the greens, members and guests can still play at [...]

By |2021-07-13T20:06:28-04:00May 15th, 2021|Categories: Alabama, Golf Courses and Golf Destinations|Tags: , |

Timberline Golf Club

Timberline Golf Club – A Fabulous Golf Course and Golf Entertainment Facility Timberline Golf Club has been offering golfers of all calibers a challenge since opening its doors in 2002 and now the course has even more to offer. More about that in a minute. The course is not without its share of accolades and has [...]

Honours Golf Creates Memorable Golf Experiences!

GULF SHORES, Alabama – The Gulf Shores, Alabama area is a beachgoer’s dream: pristine white sand beaches, all kinds of beach bars, shopping and OWA, an entertainment park with a downtown area, restaurants, and an amusement park. Gulf Shores is also known for its fantastic golf courses which are some of the nicest in the country. [...]

By |2021-07-13T20:02:18-04:00September 24th, 2020|Categories: Alabama, Golf Courses and Golf Destinations|Tags: , , , , , |

Pursell Farms – FarmLinks Golf Club

It’s finally time to visit “The Experiment” known as FarmLinks Golf Club. The experience starts as you are driving down a country road with farmland and pastures, then you see it, a Grand Entrance to a pasture full of Longhorns. I’ve been around some pretty exclusive cattle ranches, but in all my, life I have never [...]

Pursell Farms – It’s More than Golf

I introduced you to Pursell Farms last week and left off in 2006 when Pursell Technologies was sold so the family could transform The Farm into the premier regional family farm resort. As with everything else, they have exceeded all expectations.  This in not just a premier regional family farm resort, this is a true World [...]

Down on the Family Farm

If you’ve never heard of Sylacauga, Alabama, you are probably not alone. If you are a golfer and have never heard of it, you need to hear about it. This tiny town just southeast of Birmingham, located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains is home to, in my opinion, the finest golf resort in the [...]

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