Best golf courses: Birmingham, AL

Birmingham, AL: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in and around this city. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key below for the rating definitions.
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Birmingham, AL
Northrup, Ward

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Birmingham, AL

Designer

Ward Northrup

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Birmingham, AL
Ross, Donald

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Birmingham, AL

Designer

East and West courses originally designed by Donald Ross (1926). West course improved and renovated by Pete Dye (1984, 2009).

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Birmingham, AL
Stone, Earl

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Birmingham, AL

Designer

Earl Stone

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Birmingham, AL
Hurdzan/Fry

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Birmingham, AL

Designer

Hurdzan/Fry Design (Dr Michael J. Hurdzan & Dana Fry).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Birmingham, AL
Pate, Jerry

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Birmingham, AL

Designer

Jerry Pate

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Birmingham, AL
Jones Sr, Robert Trent

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Birmingham, AL

Designer

Robert Trent Jones Sr.

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Birmingham, AL
Jones Sr, Robert Trent

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Birmingham, AL

Designer

Robert Trent Jones Sr.

5-PLUS: In the world’s elite - has few peers; one of our top-rated 5s!
Visitors welcome
Birmingham, AL
Rulewich & Vaughn

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Birmingham, AL

Designer

Roger Rulewich & Bobby Vaughn

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Birmingham, AL
Nicklaus, Jack

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Private club

Nearest city

Birmingham, AL

Designer

Original design by Jack Nicklaus (1977); modifications by Jack Nicklaus & Jim Lipe (2016).

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