Auburn-Opelika Golf Guide
Auburn-Opelika Play Courses
By Brian Weis
Must Play Courses in Auburn-Opelika
1) Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Grand National
Built on 600 acres by Lake Saughatchee, Grand National offers a scenic and challenging setting for all golfers. Grand National was ranked as the top public golf course in 2009 by the Golf World Reader's Choice Awards and the three courses Links, Lake and the short course show why - beautiful topography, challenging but invigorating holes, with the Robert Trent Jones seal to boot. The three courses are also listed as some of the nation's top 40 super value courses by Golf Digest's Places to Play.
2) The Auburn University Club
Who says you can't relive your college days? Home to the Auburn University Golf Team, the Auburn University club boasts an 180hole, 7,326 yard 18-hole championship golf course on some of the prettiest 225 acres you'll find in the country.
3) Moore's Mill Golf Course
Nestled in Southeastern Alabama's countryside, this course is one of the South's most picturesque golf courses. Designed by Day-Blalock, the golf course is carved throughout the rolling terrain, mature hardwoods and towering southern pines native to Eastern Alabama. Adding to the serenity and beauty of the course is the Moore's Mill Creek, which twists and turns throughout 15 of the 18 holes.
4) Auburn Links at Mill Creek
We can almost feel the TifDwarf Bermuda grass under our feet. Auburn Links is a fun and beautiful course that caters to many levels of golfer. Features an 18-hole championship course.
5) Indian Pines Golf Course
6,213 yards of a golfer's dream. A Par 71 course, Indian Pine's course rating Is 68.8 and a slope rating of 119.
Best Kept Secrets
The Robert Trent Jones Golf Course is the best golf value in the U.S., but to avoid the crowds and peak-season rates of spring, make your reservation in the fall! We have mild temperatures year-round, and the lower rates of the fall make Auburn-Opelika the absolute golfing deal you'll find in the state
Planning Your Trip
This is the easiest part. Just visit www.aotourism.com! You'll find all you could ever need to know about golfing, dining and sleeping in Auburn-Opelika. And if you have any questions, call the Auburn-Opelika Tourism Bureau at (334) 887-4747.
Revised: 04/05/2014 - Article Viewed 20,091 Times - View Golf Course Profile
Written By: Brian Weis
Brian Weis is the Publisher of GolfTrips.com, a network of golf travel and directory sites including GolfWisconsin.com, GolfMichigan.com, ArizonaGolfer.com, GolfAlabama.com, etc. Professionally, Brian is a member of the Golf Writers Association of America (GWAA), International Network of Golf (ING), Golf Travel Writers of America (GTWA), International Golf Travel Writers Association (IGTWA) and The Society of Hickory Golfers (SoHG). In 2016, Brian won The Shaheen Cup, an award given to a golf travel writer by his peers.
All of his life, Brian has been around the game of golf. As a youngster, Brian competed at all levels in junior and high school golf. Brian had a zero chance for a college golf scholarship, so he worked on the grounds crew at West Bend Country Club to pay for his University of Wisconsin education. In his adult years, his passion for the game collided with his entrepreneurial spirit and in 2004 launched GolfWisconsin.com. In 2007, the idea for a network of local golf directory sites formed and GolfTrips.com was born. Today, the network consists of a site in all 50 states supported by national sites like GolfTrips.com, GolfGuide.com and GolfPackages.com. It is an understatement to say, Brian is passionate about promoting golf and golf travel on a local, regional, national and international level.
On the golf course, Brian is known as a fierce weekend warrior that fluctuates between a 5-9 handicap. With a soft fade, known as "The Weis Slice", and booming 300+ drives, he can blast it out of bounds with the best of them.
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