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side course located 25 miles from downtown Birmingham incorporates several bodies of water in its design to provide a challenging, yet relaxing, game of golf. No tee times required. Visa and MasterCard are welcome. NO. OF HOLES: 18, PAR: 71, YARDAGE: 5,800 RATING/SLOPE: 70/113, PRACTICE RANGE: no

Mountain View Golf Course 3200 Mountain View Dr Graysville, AL 35073; 205-674-8362 This course- and its commanding view is located only 20 miles from downtown Birmingham. Tee times are required. Visa, MasterCard and Discover are accepted. NO. OF HOLES: 27, PAR: 71, 72, YARDAGE: 5,946 RATING/SLOPE: 67.5/111, 68.4/114, 69.3/114 PRACTICE RANGE: no

Oak Mountain Golf Course Oak Mountain State Park Rd Pelham, AL 35137 alapark.com/oakmountain, 205-620-2528 Located 17 miles south of downtown Birmingham in Oak Mountain State Park. Pre-noon tee times must be made five days in advance. American Express, Visa and MasterCard are welcome.

NO. OF HOLES: 18, PAR: 72, YARDAGE: 6,748-5,615, RATING/SLOPE: 71.5 / 127, 69.8 / 124, 66.7 / 117, PRACTICE RANGE: yes

Renaissance Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa 4000 Grand Ave, Birmingham, AL 35226 205-916-7677, rossbridgeresort.com A big, muscle-bound course, its 18 holes sprawling over 330 acres and stretching almost 8,200 yards from the back tees, Ross Bridge is big and brawny, yet inviting to golfers of all skill levels. Perfect for everyone from the casual golfer to the tournament player, it promises to be the premier course on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail. The Renaissance Ross Bridge Golf Resort and Spa on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, opened in August 2005, is home to an incredible 12,000-square-foot full-service spa and salon. NO. OF HOLES: 18, PAR: 72, YARDAGE: 8,191 RATING/SLOPE: 78.5/135, PRACTICE RANGE: yes

Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail Oxmoor Valley 100 Sunbelt Pkwy, Birmingham, AL 35211 205-942-1177, rtjgolf.com

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