There are 5 golf courses in Bessemer, Alabama and 1 is a municipal course. There are also another 25 golf courses within 20 miles of Bessemer, including 11 public, 4 municipal and 10 private courses.
The oldest course in the Bessemer area is the Highland Park Golf Course which was designed by (R) Robert E. Cupp, ASGCA and opened in 1903.
The longest course is Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail At Ross Bridge, which is 8,191 yards. Old Overton Club is rated the best course near Bessemer. The following courses have won various awards: The Country Club of Birmingham, Old Overton Club.