Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail

Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail


Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail

Nearly 12 million rounds of golf have been played on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail since opening 25 years ago.

The Trail boasts 26 golf courses at 11 facilities in virtually every corner of Alabama. The Trail hosts more than 1,100 events annually. As a result, millions of dollars are contributed each year to schools, healthcare and community services.

To put the size and scope of The Trail into perspective, consider this; Annually, over 500,000 golfers play on 468 holes at 26 courses at 11 different locations. In a typical year, folks come to The Trail from all 50 states and an average of 20 foreign countries, totaling nearly 12 million rounds to date.

With that said, as The Trail celebrates its silver anniversary this year, major renovations and upgrades were made to the original seven sites; Oxmoor Valley (Birmingham), Hampton Cove (Huntsville), Grand National (Auburn/Opelika), Magnolia Grove (Mobile), Highland Oaks (Dothan), Silver Lakes (Calhoun County) and Cambrian Ridge (Greenville).

And so, as it makes the turn and embarks on its next 25 years, the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail will do so not only on the solid ground set by its past, but also with the encouraging prospect of a remarkable future. In its wake, there is everything from personal-best rounds and first hole-in-ones to jobs, schools and improved healthcare. The silver anniversary of The Trail issues also hope and promise for the retiring to embrace in comfort their golden years.

Some golfers want to live on the course and now they can. The residential developments associated with the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail in Opelika and Fairhope now offer new housing options adjacent to golf courses. Both award winning communities offer expensive amenity options, but golf remains front and center. And now the courses can be right outside your back door.

Between Colony at the Grand in Fairhope along Mobile Bay and National Village in Auburn/Opelika next to RTJ Grand National, your choices of residential options continue to grow faster than the 419 Bermuda grass planted along the fairways. In addition to the golf course lots overlooking the Azalea (Fairhope) and Lake (Opelika) courses, other residential options include golf cottages, estate homes and condominiums.

Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail boasts 26 golf courses at 11 facilities in virtually every corner of Alabama. The Trail hosts more than 1,100 events annually.

Celebrate a great round on America’s original golf trail with a luxury stay in the RTJ Resort Collection. From golfing groups to a couple’s getaway, these eight hotels and resorts exceed international luxury standards while offering local flavor.

From corporate boardrooms to event ballrooms to convention centers, the Renaissance and Marriott hotels along Alabama’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail offer more than 325,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. Certified meeting planners at each hotel help clients combine great golf with strategic meetings every day. All 11 RTJ golf sites have meeting space available in the clubhouses, so you can meet and still make your tee time.

Ranked some of Marriott and Renaissance Hotels top properties in North America for guest satisfaction, dining, spas, pools, meetings and various hotel aspects, the RTJ Resort Collection offers close proximity to the golf course locations.

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