RTJ Golf Trail: Cambrian Ridge Golf Course


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   RTJ Golf Trail: Cambrian Ridge Golf Course Est. 1992

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RTJ Golf Trail - Cambrian Ridge Golf Course: If you had to choose one Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail course to represent and define all the others, then Cambrian Ridge might well be your choice. Within this 27-hole layout the outstanding Sherling and Canyon nines contain many of the characteristics frequently found on the Trail: a splendidly natural woodland and lakeside domain, lots of undulating ridges and valleys, all of which is utilised to superb effect to provide a raft of memorable, challenging and scenic golf holes. Many of them climb the slopes that lead away from the lake, only to come back down again to wonderful lake-hugging, roller-coaster greens, not only protected by water, but by an array of substantive bunkering (complete with distinctive red-coloured sand). Among many wonderfully elevated tee-boxes, the crow's-nest back-tee on the Sherling's par-4 5th is fabulous. The final holes on the Sherling and Canyon, are both uphill and played in more open terrain, either side of a deep ravine strewn with ochre boulders; a large double green awaits at the top of the climb. The Loblolly nine mirrors the top-quality presentation of the other two, although with a touch less drama and panache, and without opening up such excellent lakeside holes and views. With no houses, roads or other reminders of the real world in view, your full concentration can be given to this immensely enjoyable, testing and natural layout.

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Making Contact

Cambrian Ridge Golf Course
101 SunBelt Pkwy,
Greenville, Alabama AL 36037
USA
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Office   +1 (800) 949 4444
Pro Shop   +1 (334) 382 9787
Fax

 

Email   cambrianridge@rtjgolf.com
Website   www.rtjgolf.com
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About the course

The course: 27 holes. Tree-lined parkland.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb (Sherling & Loblolly nines); several slopes to climb (Canyon nine).
 
Surroundings: Woodland and lakeside.
 
Designer: Robert Trent Jones Sr.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7427 6086 4857
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 75.5 68.8 68.2
 
At the Same Location:
9-hole par-27 Short Course (1640 yds from mens tees).
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How2Get There?

40 miles SW of Montgomery / 6 miles NW of Greenville
From the I-65 (north west of Greenville) take exit 130, and follow the 185 North (Fort Dales Rd), direction Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail. After 1.3 miles bear left onto the 263. After 1 mile turn left onto the 44 West (Sherling Lake Rd). After 1.2 miles golf is on your right.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (March thru' mid-May): $64. Reduced 9-hole and junior rates. [Above rate based on best info available at the time. Contact club for current actual rates, seasonal and other discounts, RTJ Golf Trail passes and Trail Cards] Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.   Must book in advance. Bookings can be made directly with each course or via Central Reservations on +1 (800) 949 4444 (toll free) or +1 (205) 942 0444 or e-mail to reservationsrequest@rtj.com.
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Other Information
Walking permitted. Golf carts available to rent.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Many regard the holes of the Sherling nine, played alongside Sherling Lake, as some of the best golf holes on the entire Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail. The Canyon nine is carved from former hunting grounds, where deer blinds remain nailed to the hardwood. The Loblolly nine takes its name from tree of that name, a pine with long slender needles, native to the south-eastern U.S. >> ABOUT THE RTJ TRAIL (See Where2Golf.com entry for Silver Lakes - Did You Know section).

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Location

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Latitude: (31.897317)
Longitude: (-86.685895)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Hampton Inn - Greenville AAA 3-Diamonds
219 Interstate Plaza Drive, Greenville, AL 36037
+1 (334) 382 9631
www.hamptoninn.com

In close proximity to this hotel are local area attractions include Sherling Lake Park with fishing, hiking, pavilions, and playground, Cambrian Ridge Golf Course and the Hank Williams, Sr. Museum. DIRECTIONS : Take exit 130 off I-65 (same exit as for Cambrian Ridge golf).

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Cambrian Ridge
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Golf within 20 miles No
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Comfort Inn - Greenville 
1029 Fort Dale Rd, Greenville, AL 36037
+1 (334) 383 9595
www.choicehotels.com

This Greenville hotel is 40 miles from the Montgomery Regional Airport, also known as Dannelly Field. Area attractions include the Ritz Theater and Sherling Lake Park, and located only three miles away is the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail (Cambrian Ridge). DIRECTIONS : Take exit 130 from I-85.

Golf at this hotel No
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