From the fairway of the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail to the 18th hole of the famed and challenging
courses along the coast, Alabama is a golf lover’s paradise with experiences unlike any other.
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The 26 public courses on Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail feature 468 holes at 11 locations across Alabama. The Trail’s
long list of accolades includes recognitions for both value and quality. Since opening in 1992, more than 12 million
rounds of golf have been played on the Trail.
The Trail’s artfully designed and beautifully landscaped courses, according to The New York Times, are “some of the best
public golf on earth.” The Wall Street Journal said the Trail “may be the best bargain in the country.” The Atlanta
Constitution called the Trail “the finest public courses in the country.” From the LPGA to the PGA TOUR to the Symetra Tour,
professional golf has been played on the Trail for the past 20 years.
Hoover's Ross Bridge,
the Trail's crown jewel, opened in 2006 and became home to the Regions Charity Classic.
Nestled in the peaceful valley of Shades Mountain, the wide-open layout gives golfers variety and
options, including the chance to play an 8,200-yard course if you're feeling feisty. It is just
down the road from
Birmingham's Oxmoor Valley,
a 54-hole facility.
Gulf Shores is home to exciting golf resorts, on-site condos, dining, and a complete spa are found at
Other stay-and-play options include the four Alabama state parks with golf and lodges;
near Birmingham with an
inn, lodge, golf cottages, spa, restaurant and the Orvis® Shooting Grounds; and
at Steelwood located between Mobile and Gulf Shores.
From the foothills of the Appalachian Mountain range in Central Alabama to the sandy shores along Alabama’s Gulf
Coast, you can expect game-challenging landscapes with captivating views. You’ll also enjoy some of the finest playing
conditions in the South and Southern hospitality at its best.
With Coastal Alabama Golf you can experience nine signature golf courses located along the beaches;
courses at Craft Farms are Arnold Palmer’s only Alabama projects. Just down the street enjoy three nine hole courses at
Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club,
near the Bon Secour Wildlife Preserve.
consistently ranks among the top golf courses along the Gulf Coast.
Golfers love the variety and options at
GlenLakes Golf Club's
27-hole facility. Lost Key is certified as an Audubon International
Silver Signature Sanctuary. Travel about 45 minutes north into the Mobile Bay’s Eastern Shore where you’ll find the Earl Stone
Rock Creek Golf Club
Coastal Alabama Golf takes care of booking golf and accommodations for a group of any size. Our accommodation partners provide
our customers with a special rate by booking through
Coastal Alabama Golf.
Alabama boasts many award-winning golf courses designed by the likes of George Cobb, Arnold Palmer, Bob Cupp, Jerry Pate and
Earl Stone, with the latter two creating some of the top ranked tracts in the state. There are plenty of not-to-be missed
golf courses worth a trip off the beaten path throughout Alabama.
Four Alabama State Park locations offer 18-hole championship golf courses. They were all originally designed by Alabama’s
own Earl Stone. They include
at Joe Wheeler State Park in Rogersville;
at Lake Guntersville State Park in Guntersville;
at Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham; and
at Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores.
The official Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail Guide is packed with information about each stop on the award-winning trail, plus details about the Robert Trent Jones Resort Collection, professional tournaments and more.