Pack Your Clubs: It’s Time To Discover Mobile Golf Courses

February 17th, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

Discover Mobile Golf CoursesLooking to get in a few holes or more of golf during your Mobile getaway? Great idea! Alabama is a golf lover’s paradise and Mobile golf courses offer some of the best golfing around, so grab your clubs and let’s go!

Along the Gulf Coast, golf is a year-round sport. Many golfers come to the state specifically for an opportunity to visit our many popular courses. The world-famous Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail is here, after all!

The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail is a collection of 468 holes at 11 sites across Alabama. The trail of must-visit courses stretches from Muscle Shoals, AL all the way down to the 54-hole Magnolia Grove course here in Mobile.

Whether you’re serious about the game or just looking to experience some of the best greens around, Mobile golf courses will not disappoint.

Mobile Golf Courses

Spring Hill College Golf Course
www.springhillcollegegolfcourse.com
18 holes, Par 72
4000 Dauphin St, Mobile, AL
Spring Hill Golf Course is Mobile’s oldest public golf course, having served the area since 1930. Located on the campus of Spring Hill College, the course is excellent for golfers of all skill levels. The classic layout includes subtly undulating greens with elevation changes throughout. The course has four different sets of tees and a maximum yardage of 6,700 yards.

Azalea City Golf Course
www.azaleacitygolfcourse.com
18 holes, Par 72
1000 Gaillard Dr, Mobile, AL
Azalea City Golf Course is a full service 18 hole golf facility designed by architect Robert Bruce Harris. The course has been open since 1957 and consistently ranks as one of the best places to play in numerous polls. Over the years, the course has played host to the PGA Tour, the Alabama Open, and the Mobile Metro Championship. A parkland style course with a maximum yardage of just over 6,850 yards, Azalea City offers challenging and fun play for golfers of all levels.

Magnolia Grove Golf Course
www.rtjgolf.com/magnoliagrove
3 Courses, 54 holes, Par 72
7001 Magnolia Grove Pkwy, Mobile, AL
Magnolia Grove’s greens are the southernmost Alabama golf courses on The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail. Magnolia Grove boasts 3 different carved through stands of hardwood and Pine. The topography features creeks, marshland, and lakes. Recent renovations were made to make the courses more player friendly but the integrity of Robert Trent Jones’ original design remains intact. Magnolia Grove was named one of the “Top 50 Public Courses” by Golf World Magazine readers.

Crossings Course at Magnolia Grove
18 holes, Par 72
The Crossings course is an open parkland type with several water features and a max yardage of over 7,151 yards. Six sets of tees make the course playable for everyone but be warned: it’s tough enough to have hosted multiple LPGA tour events.

Falls Course at Magnolia Grove
18 holes, Par 71
The second championship-length course at Magnolia Grove, the Falls course is shorter than the Crossings but just as challenging. The main course includes large, liberally contoured Mini Verde greens, huge cloverleaf bunkers, and a maximum yardage of over 7,259 yards.

Short Course at Magnolia Grove
18 holes, Par 54
Magnolia Grove’s Short Course was named the best par-3 course in America by Golf Digest. With max yardage at just over 3,140 yards, and shots as good as any on the championship courses, Magnolia Grove’s Short course is perfect for a warm-up or just a place to learn the game.

Mobile Golf Course Lodging

You have to face the facts: you simply cannot stay out on the course 24/7. For those times when you simply have to put down the clubs, a stay at Malaga Inn will go a long way towards easing your regret. Spend the day working on your golf swing, then retire in comfort to your plush room at Mobile’s Malaga Inn – truly the best of both worlds!

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