There are 22 golf courses in Birmingham, Alabama and 1 is a municipal course. There are also another 18 golf courses within 20 miles of Birmingham, including 11 public, 4 municipal and 3 private courses.
The oldest course in the Birmingham 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 Birmingham. The following courses have won various awards: The Country Club of Birmingham, Greystone Golf & Country Club Founders Course, Old Overton Club, Shoal Creek.