Check out Mike May’s golf/travel/destination stories about Alabama’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, which stretches from Mobile in the southern part of the state to Huntsville in the northern part of Alabama:
Very few golf courses have a first-tee experience which has true 'shock & awe' value and can then maintain that standard of excellence throughout the round. One of those courses is on Alabama's Robert Trent Jones (RTJ) Golf Trail. It's The Judge Course, located in Prattville….
While Alabama's Robert Trent Jones (RTJ) Golf Trail features 11 different locations, 26 different golf courses and 468 golf holes, the one location that may be the best 36-hole championship golf venue on the Trail is the one in the most remote part of the state - The Shoals…….
Some of the most special places to play golf in America - Augusta National, Seminole, and Pine Valley -- are inaccessible for the avid golfers. But, if you want to experience your own unforgettable golfing memory, you can find it on Alabama's Robert Trent Jones (RTJ) Golf Trail, which features 468 holes of championship golf on 26 golf courses designed on 11 different sites. While each course on the RTJ Golf Trail is special, challenging, fun, memorable, and affordable, the 'jewel' of all these golf courses is Ross Bridge in Hoover, just outside Birmingham.
When you travel to play Alabama's Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, one of the must-play venues is the Ridge Course at Oxmoor Valley, just outside Birmingham. It will be a true examination of your golf game and physical fitness. The Ridge was designed based on what Mother Nature provided.
When you visit central Alabama to play golf, you will be spoiled for choice when it comes to places to play. The focal point will be the Robert Trent Jones (RTJ) Golf Trail, specifically these layouts: Birmingham (Oxmoor Valley), Hoover (Ross Bridge), Montgomery (Capitol Hill), and Opelika (Grand National).