Bent Brook Golf Club


3-star: a good golf course with many fine features.
   Bent Brook Golf Club Est. 1988

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Bent Brook Golf Club: Bent Brook's 27-hole layout offers a pleasant round of golf in a mainly open parkland environment. Each of the relatively compact nine-hole loops - the Brook, Graveyard and Windmill - starts and finishes at the clubhouse, with the Brook and Graveyard arguably the best combination. The terrain here is generally quite open, with modest earthmounding separating the fairways and much tree-planting still several years away from maturing fully. With many tightish drives to make and water making its presence felt on several holes, this is a layout that demands good course management and adept shot-making. Providing these two facets of your game are in place, the shallow bunkering, absence of penal rough between the fairways and not overly large greens should assist the better golfer to shoot low at Bent Brook. The Graveyard will perhaps probe and test your game the most, with plenty of water hazards to be negotiated and two long testing par-3's. The Brook nine is the longest and flanked by the other two nines - the long par-5 4th and tough tee shot over water at the par-4 5th will both test your nerve and sinew. The slightly shorter but also enjoyable Windmill nine, which briefly takes you out towards the Interstate highway, also has water dangerously in play, but only at the closing two holes. A pleasant course for golfers of all levels, always well presented and with many fine features, not least the usually excellent greens.

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Making Contact

Bent Brook Golf Club
7900 Dickey Springs Rd,
Bent Brook, Alabama AL 35022
USA
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Office   +1 (205) 424 2368
Pro Shop   +1 (205) 428 1999
Fax

 

Email  
Website   www.bentbrook.com
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Golf Pro
 
Mickey Smith (Director of Instruction)
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Academy
 
Bent Brook Instruction Center
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About the course

The course: 27 holes. Open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.
 
Surroundings: Residential and rural countryside.
 
Designer: Ward Northrup
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7296 6196 5420
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 72.3 68.4 70.9
 
At the Same Location:
Above distances/ratings are for the Brook-Graveyard combination.
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How2Get There?

15 miles SW of Birmingham
From the I-459 (just south of Bessemer near Birmingham) take exit 1 (Bessemer / McCalla) and follow direction McCalla on Eastern Valley Rd - but only for 100 yards. 100 yards from Intersate Hwy turn right onto Bell Hill Road. After 1 mile turn left into Dickey Springs Road. After 1 mile turn right into Bent Brook Golf Club.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays $50; weekends $60 (including golf cart and tax). Reduced 9-hole and senior rates. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted in the afternnons (after 2pm from April thru' Oct). No pull carts or power pull carts permitted.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Bent Brook's logo comprises a windmill and stream, both of which you'll see behind the farmhouse-style clubhouse. This ample facility resonates with the dairy farmland on which Bent Brook was built. The Graveyard-nine takes its name from a small cemetery that lies on the property between the 7th and 8th holes. Bent Brook staged the 2004 Alabama State Amateur championship.

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Location

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Latitude: (33.326960)
Longitude: (-86.973009)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Renaissance Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa 5-star
4000 Grand Ave, Hoover, AL 35226
+1 (205) 916 7677
www.marriott.com

Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa is an upscale full service resort, convenient to the city's business centers and attractions. The resort reflects a comfortable sophistication using natural materials accented by modern services. DIRECTIONS : See How2Get There above.

Golf at this hotel Ross Bridge
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Golf within 5 miles Oxmoor Valley (Valley and Ridge courses)
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Golf within 20 miles Bent Brook; Eagle Point
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Hampton Inn & Suites Birmingham-Hoover-Galleria  
4520 Galleria Boulevard, Hoover, AL 35244
+1 (205) 380 3300
www.hamptoninn.com

DIRECTIONS : From I-459 West, take exit 13A (Galleria Blvd). Past three traffic lights hotel is located on left.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles No
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Golf within 20 miles Oxmoor Valley (Valley and Ridge courses); Ross Bridge; Bent Brook; Eagle Point.
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