- Layout: 8
- Conditions: 8
- Staff: 8
- Value: 8
— Not counted in TCS™, but just as important (imo):
- Pace of Play: Moderate.
Layout: This was the second round of 18 of my day (of 54 holes for the day) and coming directly from Ross Bridge, which I played that morning, I could definitely see the difference. I liked the layout, but it wasn’t quite as exceptional as the Ross Bridge course and the big difference between the two properties was the:
Conditions: were much rougher compared to Ross Bridge. Maybe that’s a tough comparison, but generally speaking this course feels a lot more “wild” compared to other courses in the area. Maybe that’s what they are going for?
The Staff: Everyone is nice here. It’s Alabama, everyone seems to be above average nice here! I love that about this state!
Value: This round was about $110. I don’t have a trail card and only have the time to play one or two courses at a time here in Alabama so I don’t see a need to get one. At that price value is even a bit lower than Ross Bridge given the experience is a bit diminished in comparison.
Played here solo. Got paired, at the very last moment, with two young college kids who were scooting around an older couple teeing off on #1. They let me join them. They bombed out about 290+ drives and I was worried but stepped up and did the same. In the end, I likely killed both of them in terms of scoring. Sorry my ‘Bama brothers. But, it was a blast!
Don’t take the above wrong, just in comparison to Ross Bridge this was a step down, but a well earned 8.0 nonetheless.
Though, the par 3 #13, they must be working on it, otherwise it’s the dumbest, boxiest hole I’ve ever seen. That’s the pic featured here. It was truly the strangest exactly square shaped greens and bunkers hole I’ve ever seen.
Scorecard: Felt a bit tired and some of the more “wild” rough spots hung me up here, but otherwise kept it at a legit 80: LINK