Best Golf Courses In Birmingham, Alabama

Best Birmingham Golf Courses

Often regarded by golfers as the epicenter of the Robert Trent Jones Trail, Birmingham, Alabama, is truly a haven for players looking to tee it up at incredible golf courses at reasonable rates. With great weather, dense forestry and significant topography, it’s no coincidence that one of the best course designers in the history of the game chose Birmingham and the surrounding Anniston/Gadsden area to create some of the best parkland layouts in the world. And lucky for you, RTJ isn’t the only designer to contribute to Birmingham's riches. Pate, Cupp and Bergin join the best of Birmingham list below with some fascinating tracks that you simply can’t miss on your next trip to The Magic City.
Limestone Springs Golf Club
  • Oneonta, Alabama
  • Designed by Jerry Pate
  • Top 5 Public Course in Alabama
  • Dramatic Elevation Changes from the Appalachian Mountains
  • Unique Rock Outcroppings Scattered Throughout the Layout
Silver Lakes
  • Glencoe, Alabama
  • Four Unique Nine-Hole Courses: Backbreaker, Heartbreaker, Mindbreaker and Short Course
  • Designed by Robert Trent Jones
  • Champion Ultradwarf Greens are the Best on The Trail
  • Complete with Rolling Terrain, Wetlands and Dense Forests
Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa
  • Birmingham, Alabama
  • Designed by Robert Trent Jones
  • One of the Longest Courses in the World from the Tips- 8,191 Yards!
  • Classic Parkland-Style Track with Two Lakes on the Property
  • A Magnificent, 80-Foot Waterfall Between the 9th and 18th Greens
Oxmoor Valley
  • Birmingham, Alabama
  • Three 18-Hole Courses: Ridge, Valley and Short Course
  • Designed by Robert Trent Jones
  • Shaped by the Appalachian Mountains, Dense Forests and Numerous Creeks
  • Ridge Features Some of the Best Par 5s on The Trail
Highland Park Golf Course
  • Birmingham, Alabama
  • Renovated by Bob Barrett and Robert Cupp
  • Oldest Golf Course in Alabama
  • Where Bobby Jones Won One of His First Tournaments
  • Features Short and Narrow Fairways
Cider Ridge Golf Club
  • Oxford, Alabama
  • Designed by Bill Bergin
  • Borders the Talladega Mountains and National Forest
  • Consistently One of the Highest Rated Courses in the State
  • Signature 12th Hole Showcases the Little Hillabee Creek and a Natural Waterfall
Heatherwood Hills Country Club
  • Birmingham, Alabama
  • Designed by Arthur Davis and Redesigned by John LaFoy
  • Tight, Tree-Lined Fairways
  • Plays a Tough 141 Slope Rating While Only Stretching 6,351 Yards from the Tips
  • Pristine Course Conditions
And after you’ve checked out the best courses in Birmingham, be sure to check out more amazing courses around the globe to find your next golf trip destination!