Photo of RTJ Golf Trail: Magnolia Grove (Crossings course)

Robert Trent Jones Golf Courses at Magnolia Grove

7001 Magnolia Grove Pkwy,

Mobile, Alabama AL 36618

  • Office

    +1 (800) 949 4444
  • Pro shop

    +1 (251) 645 0075

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland.

  • Designer:

    Robert Trent Jones Sr.

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
7151
6063
5184
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
74.7
69.2
69.4

At the same location:

18-hole par-72 Falls Course (7239 yds from back tees); 18-hole par-54 Short Course (3140 yds from mens tees).

Location

Latitude:

30.740139

Longitude:

-88.206359

How to get there:

10 miles NW of Mobile

From the I-65 (west of Mobile) take exit 5b onto Hwy 98 West (Moffet Road). After approx 8 miles turn left into Magnolia Grove Parkway. Follow road for 1 mile to golf clubhouse.

RTJ Golf Trail: Magnolia Grove (Crossings course)

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.

Est. 1992

RTJ Golf Trail - Magnolia Grove (Crossings course): Magnolia Grove, just outside Mobile, can boast two fabulous golf courses on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail. The Crossings (which gets its name from the fact that you will twice cross over railway tracks) is another definitive, undulating, wooded parkland course, masterfully created by Trent Jones. Like so many others on the Trail, the terrain is wonderfully rolling and handsomely tree-lined, giving rise to one majestically sculpted hole after another.

There is no real estate here, no roads, and no distant views, just a thoroughly natural and absorbing course that exudes quality and a good degree of challenge from start to finish. Water is seldom a factor here, but many elevated tee positions and well-bunkered, elevated greens ensure each of the mainly wooded holes has its own special character and charm. The undulating fairways are not overly wide, lined with a good-sized band of semi-rough, which in summer can be rather penal. Beyond the semi, are plenty of mature pines and oaks. Before arriving at the fabulous uphill par-4 closing hole, take care on the green of the par-3 17th - with the pin in its usual position its not difficult to putt the ball off the green, across the cart path and down into a swampy mire.

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  • Photo of RTJ Golf Trail: Magnolia Grove (Crossings course)
  • Photo of RTJ Golf Trail: Magnolia Grove (Crossings course)
  • Photo of RTJ Golf Trail: Magnolia Grove (Crossings course)
  • Photo of RTJ Golf Trail: Magnolia Grove (Crossings course)
  • Photo of RTJ Golf Trail: Magnolia Grove (Crossings course)
  • Photo of RTJ Golf Trail: Magnolia Grove (Crossings course)
  • Photo of RTJ Golf Trail: Magnolia Grove (Crossings course)
  • Photo of RTJ Golf Trail: Magnolia Grove (Crossings course)
  • Photo of RTJ Golf Trail: Magnolia Grove (Crossings course)
  • Photo of RTJ Golf Trail: Magnolia Grove (Crossings course)
  • Photo of RTJ Golf Trail: Magnolia Grove (Crossings course)
  • Photo of RTJ Golf Trail: Magnolia Grove (Crossings course)
  • Photo of RTJ Golf Trail: Magnolia Grove (Crossings course)
  • Photo of RTJ Golf Trail: Magnolia Grove (Crossings course)

Visitors

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.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season (March thru' mid-May): $64.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Walking permitted. Golf carts available to rent.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

The Crossings course at Magnolia Grove is used by the LPGA Tour (see Tournaments section - by Venue) >> One of the best times to visit is late-Spring when the crepe myrtles and magnolias add a dramatic splash of colour all around the course >> 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.

Where2Stay

  • The Battle House (Renaissance Hotel)

    26 North Royal Street, Mobile, AL 36602

    +1 (251) 338 2000

    Visit website

    Originally built in 1852, this downtown Mobile hotel served as a gathering place for high society and a stopover for American luminaries and statesmen. Located in the city's revitalized downtown, the Battle House is situated near the riverfront and Arthur Outlaw Convention Center. DIRECTIONS : From I-10 in downtown Mobile, take exit 26B, and follow South Water Street. Make a U-turn at St. Francis Street onto North Water Street. Hotel is on the right side of the street.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      No

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Magnolia Grove (Crossings and Falls courses); TimberCreek; Rock Creek.

  • Wingate by Wyndham Mobile

    516 Springhill Plaza Ct, Springhill Avenue & I-65, Mobile, AL 36608

    +1 (251) 441 1979

    Visit website

    DIRECTIONS : From I-65 to the west of Mobile, take exit 5A or B (Springhill Ave). Turn onto Springhill Ave, then into Springhill Plaza Ct. Hotel on right.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Magnolia Grove (Crossings and Falls courses)

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      TimberCreek; Rock Creek; Lakewood (Dogwood and Azalea courses).

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