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Shoal Creek Club

100 New Williamsburg Drive,

Shoal Creek, Alabama 35242

  • Office

    +1 (205) 991 9000

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland.

  • Designer:

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

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
7264
5893
5099
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
74.2
68.4
71.7

Location

Latitude:

33.438604

Longitude:

-86.612241

How to get there:

15 miles SE of Birmingham.

Shoal Creek Club

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.

Est. 1977

Shoal Creek Club: The Nicklaus-designed course at Shoal Creek is noted for a design that makes for challenging, yet fair play. Towering Double Oak Mountain offers a wonderfully scenic backdrop from many vantage points on the course, especially so when it radiates with color in the fall.

List of courses: Alabama

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Shoal Creek is a private club. Guests may only play if hosted by a member.

Green fees

Outside visitor fee not applicable; course exclusively for members and their guests.

Other information

Non-metal spike facility.

Did you know?

Shoal Creek is an internationally renowned golf club, and has played host to two PGA and one US Amateur Championships.

Published ranking

World: formerly ranked world's 97th best course (GOLF magazine, 1999; not in subsequent editions of this ranking).
USA: 118th best course in the USA (Golf Digest, 2019/20).
State: No.1 in Alabama (Golf Digest, 2019/20).

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