Historical Highland Park Reopens After Renovation

By |2020-03-05T21:46:10-05:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses|Tags: , |

Highland Park Golf Course in Birmingham, Alabama, the state's oldest public golf course, has reopened for play this March following a seven-month renovation project that began in August and included a modernization of the golf course bunkers and putting surfaces. The modernization of the bunkers included rebuilding them using the Better Billy Bunker method which provides [...]

Alabama Golf Destination Welcomes Snowbirds

By |2020-01-01T08:25:53-05:00January 1st, 2020|Categories: Destinations|Tags: , , |

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – When it comes to municipal golf courses, Lagoon Park and Gateway Golf Courses in Montgomery, Alabama are way ahead of the curve. Because of budgetary constraints and the fact that golf course maintenance is usually way down the totem pole when it comes to priority within a civic budget, most municipal golf facilities [...]

How to Play & Enjoy Alabama’s Robert Trent Jones Trail

By |2019-11-29T07:17:57-05:00November 29th, 2019|Categories: Destinations|Tags: , , |

The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail is a collection of championship-caliber golf courses designed by Robert Trent Jones Senior distributed across the state of Alabama, as part of the investments by the Retirement System of Alabama. The Trail started with 378 holes at eight locations and has grown to 468 holes at eleven sites and [...]

A Taste of the Robert Trent Jones Golf & Spa Trail

By |2019-07-17T06:16:38-04:00July 10th, 2019|Categories: Destinations|Tags: |

Well I finally got to check off one of my golf bucket list's top ten. I recently played the amazing Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail in Alabama. Although it was just a few of the more than 468 holes at eleven different golf clubs distributed throughout the state, the diversity of holes and layouts I did [...]

Pursell Farms – Unrivaled Southern Hospitality

By |2019-07-28T21:43:04-04:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Destinations|Tags: |

On a recent golf trip to Alabama I had the opportunity to visit the beautiful and expansive Pursell Farms Resort just 15 minutes outside the town of Sylacauga. Turning off of Talladega Springs Road onto wood-fenced lined FarmLinks Boulevard brings with it a warm welcome and a sense of entering a downhome preserve of peace and [...]