Overview of golf course named Shoal Creek Golf Club

Shoal Creek Golf Club

Birmingham, United States

Details

Holes

18

Par

72

Built

1977

Type

Forest, Parkland

Architect

Jack Nicklaus

Access

Members only

Jack Nicklaus created the course at the members-only Shoal Creek Golf Club, located amid the tranquil Alabama forestland outside Birmingham, in 1977. His layout has the teeth to put the best to the test, but also accommodates less accomplished golfers, who will especially benefit from the helpful and knowledgeable caddies that are available. Shoal Creek has been the site of PGA Championships in 1984 and 1990, the 1986 US Amateur and 2008 Junior Amateur, and the Regions Tradition on the senior tour from 2011 to 2015. The course itself is lovely and peaceful—golf carts are not used here—and indeed has been described as one of Nicklaus' finest. The signature hole is the 381-yard 14th, which is drivable from the raised tee to a postage stamp green well defended by bunkers. Also memorable is the 13th, which requires a forced carry over a deep ravine to another well-guarded green.

Albums

Cover picture of album undefined

Cover pictures (5)

20 Oct 2016
Cover picture of album undefined

Cover pictures (5)

20 Oct 2016

Nearby hotels

See all 50
hotel Hampton Inn & Suites Birmingham/280 East-Eagle Point
7 km

Hampton Inn & Suites Birmingham/280 East-Eagle Point

Birmingham (Alabama)
hotel Candlewood Suites Birmingham
8 km

Candlewood Suites Birmingham

Birmingham (Alabama)
hotel Hampton Inn & Suites Birmingham/280 East-Eagle Point
7 km

Hampton Inn & Suites Birmingham/280 East-Eagle Point

Birmingham (Alabama)
hotel Candlewood Suites Birmingham
8 km

Candlewood Suites Birmingham

Birmingham (Alabama)
hotel Best Western Plus Birmingham Inn & Suites
8 km

Best Western Plus Birmingham Inn & Suites

Birmingham (Alabama)
hotel Residence Inn Birmingham Inverness
9 km

Residence Inn Birmingham Inverness

Birmingham (Alabama)
See all 50

Nearby courses

See all 50
5 km
Overview of golf course named Greystone Golf and Country Club

Greystone Golf and Country Club

Birmingham, The United States
Your rating
No users played here
7 km
Overview of golf course named Eagle Point Golf Club

Eagle Point Golf Club

Birmingham, The United States
Your rating
No users played here
5 km
Overview of golf course named Greystone Golf and Country Club

Greystone Golf and Country Club

Birmingham, The United States
Your rating
No users played here
7 km
Overview of golf course named Eagle Point Golf Club

Eagle Point Golf Club

Birmingham, The United States
Your rating
No users played here
9 km
Overview of golf course named Old Overton Club

Old Overton Club

Vestavia Hills, The United States
Your rating
No users played here
10 km
Overview of golf course named Pine Tree Country Club

Pine Tree Country Club

Birmingham, The United States
Your rating
No users played here
See all 50
Your rating
Your rating
Played here? Rate your experience
Your rating