2600 Constitution Ave,
Prattville, Alabama AL 36066
18 holes. Links-style. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
Rural countryside and woodland.
Robert Trent Jones Sr.
Golf courses at Capitol Hill: 18-hole par-72 Judge Course (7794 yds from back tees); 18-hole par-72 Legislator Course (7417 yds); 18-hole par-72 Senator Course (7697 yds).
8 miles NW of Montgomery
From the I-65 (approx 8 miles NW of Montgomery) take exit 179 (Cobbs Ford Road) and follow Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail signs for 3 miles to golf clubhouse.
RTJ Golf Trail - Capitol Hill (Senator course): Clearly this Senator, the third excellent course at Capitol Hill on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, has roots that lie in Britain or Ireland, such are its open, rolling, links-style characteristics. All the traditional seaside links features are here in abundance, only the sea views are missing. The terrain is treeless and expansive, with hills and mounds concealing many of the greens from the tee; the dune-like mounding and 250 / 150 yard marker posts providing your line from the tee. With narrow-ish tumbling fairways, clinging semi-rough and ball-swallowing knee-high grass on top of the mounds, this is a layout that challenges and tests both amateurs and professionals alike. Small, round, pot bunkers are liberally scattered along the relatively narrow fairways, which lead you to undulating greens that are sometimes elevated, sometimes tucked in between the dunes. In classic Scottish fashion, the par-4 3rd hole and par-3 7th share a double-green.
The Senator is a hugely enjoyable links-style golf course that weaves its way through treeless hills and mounds, all very reminiscent of playing the famous links of St Andrews or Ballybunion - most especially if the wind blows. If played from the tips at 7697 yards, the Senator becomes truly penal - more akin too Carnoustie, or should that be Car-nastie !
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 email@example.com.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
Walking permitted. Golf carts available to rent.
Excellent. Capitol Hill features an innovative circular driving range with a diameter of 400 yards.
The Senator course will host the Navistar LPGA Classic in 2007. >> ABOUT THE TRAIL : The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail is a unique collection of eleven excellent golf venues spread through the State of Alabama. Dr. David Bronner, the then CEO of the organisation that ran the Alabama state-employees pension funds, originally conceived the idea of the Trail. He was convinced that creating a top-quality golf trail would attract golfers from near and far, raise Alabama's profile and at the same time earn a good return for the pension fund monies invested in the project - the world's largest golf course building project ever undertaken. The original courses on the Trail (located at Hampton Cove, Silver Lakes, Oxmoor Valley, Capitol Hill, Grand National, Cambrian Ridge, Magnolia Grove, and Highland Oaks) were all designed by Robert Trent Jones and opened for play in 1992. Lakewood GC at Point Clear was acquired along with the Grand Hotel; its two golf courses were recently renovated and included in the Trail. Although not designed by Trent Jones, The Shoals and Ross Bridge were added to the Trail in more recent years.
2500 Legends Circle, Prattville, AL 36066
+1 (334) 290 1235Visit website
A luxury retreat, designed to provide the perfect balance of business and pleasure. The hotel is set in 1,600 lushly wooded acres, overlooking the Capitol Hill Golf Courses, and has a sophisticated design of stacked stone and wooden timbers, creating the feel of a private lodge. DIRECTIONS : From I-65, north-east of Montgomery, take exit 179 (Cobbs Ford Rd), and head west. After o.5 miles, at traffic light turn left and hotel is on the left after a few hundred yards.
Capitol Hill (Judge, Legislator and Senator courses)
2585 Cobb's Hill Place, Prattville, AL 36066
+1 (334) 285 6767Visit website
DIRECTIONS : From I-65, north-west of Montgomery, take exit 179 (Cobbs Ford Road). The hotel is located on the west side of freeway.
Capitol Hill (Judge, Legislator and Senator courses)
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