Golf Destinations in Jasper, AL

By Braxton Shoop on December 11, 2013 at 5:37 pm EST
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Walker County hits the links at a number of nearby golf courses, including the Musgrove Country Club, the Bear Branch Golf Club, the Marcum Golf Course, the Riverbend Golf Course and the Horse Creek Golf Course.

Musgrove Country Club is a private club and golf course featuring improvements made by architect Jerry Pate in 1992. The 18-hole course spans 6,603 yards and boasts bent grass greens with 410 Bermuda fairways. Bear Branch Golf Club is a public nine-hole golf course designed by Lester Kilgore. The par 36 covers 3,095 yards and features four water hazards that challenge six holes.

Marcum Golf Course is a public 18-hole course that crosses 5,728 yards for a par 72 rating. The course’s hilly terrain makes some fairway shots tricky, and the large water hazard at hole 10 will test any golfer’s skill. Riverbend Golf Course is a public 18-hole course in Cordova. Opened in 1996, this course extends 6,526 yards for a par of 72 and a slope rating of 125.

Horse Creek Golf Course is a public municipal course. This 18-hole course stretches across 6,883 yards with a par of 72 and a slope rating of 128. The fairways consist of 419 Bermuda grass, and the greens are fielded with Tift Dwarf. Golfers would do well to take care on the back nine, considering there are several water hazards and tricky elevation changes.

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