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 |2021-06-05T17:43:31-04:00June 5th, 2021|Categories: Golf Courses and 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 |2021-05-15T06:54:47-04:00May 15th, 2021|Categories: News|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 [...]

By |2020-09-27T16:27:59-04:00September 27th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |

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 |2020-09-24T18:29:31-04:00September 24th, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses and 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 [...]

By |2021-03-16T19:29:57-04:00September 15th, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses and Destinations|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 [...]

By |2021-03-16T19:30:19-04:00September 8th, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses and Destinations|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]

By |2021-03-16T19:30:37-04:00August 31st, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses and Destinations|Tags: , , , , , |

Historical Highland Park Reopens After Renovation

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 [...]

By |2020-08-08T12:16:55-04:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses and Destinations|Tags: , |

Alabama Golf Destination Welcomes Snowbirds

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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