3325 Country Club Rd,
Birmingham, Alabama 35213
Office+1 (205) 879 4611
Pro shop+1 (205) 879 4611
Fax+1 (205) 803 4258
18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
Woodland and residential.
East and West courses originally designed by Donald Ross (1926). West course improved and renovated by Pete Dye (1984, 2009).
18-hole East course (also originally designed by Donald Ross).
3 mi SE of downtown Birmingham.
Country Club of Birmingham (West course): Home to the highly-rated West course and supported by the East course, The Country Club of Birmingham is widely regarded as one of Alabama's finest golf facilities. The West course especially contains many wonderfully crafted, memorable and challenging holes. However, these excellent quality tree-lined parkland layouts are private, generally playable only by members and their guests.
CC of Birmingham is a private club. Guests may only play if hosted by a member.
The Country Club of Birmingham was originally founded in 1898 as a social and literary club based in North Birmingham. In 1903 the club merged with the Birmingham Golf Club, and moved to the Highland Park area of South Birmingham. In 1927, the club moved 1.5 miles further south to new premises and a new course at its present location. The original course at Highland Ave is now a public-access course owned by the City of Birmingham, and known as the Charley Boswell course at Highland Park.
2019/20 Golf Digest rating: West course rated 187th best course in the USA and 2nd best in Alabama.
2021 Opens: whether by accident or design, four of the top five mens’ Open Championships played in the British Isles occupy consecutive weeks in July: the Irish Open (1-4), Scottish Open (8-11), The Open (15-18) and Wales Open (22-25). The recently relaunched English Open is scheduled for early-August.
Hoag Classic: Ernie Els defends his title in this prestigious PGA Tour Champions event, played since 1991 at the Newport Beach Country Club, CA (Mar 5-7).
Traigh Golf Course (pronounced "try", and meaning "beach" in Gaelic): You'll find this nine-hole seaside gem on the scenic coast road (as opposed to the more inland and quicker A830) between Arisaig and Morar. Although not on the well-beaten path of Scotland's "trophy" courses, if you are passing through this area, it's a must play.
Cullen Links Golf Club: "immensely scenic", "quirky as golf can get", "short!", "hugely enjoyable" ... Cullen Links attracts as wide a variety of comments as it lays down golfing challenges. Shoehorned into this 4,600 yard treasure trove are ten par-3s, seven par-4s and a good-length par-5. Here you'll find all the seaside scenery a golfer could ask for, and a lot more besides. Read More...
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