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3.9
70 Reviews (70)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
3.7
Value
4.2
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.3
87.2%
Recommend this course
58 out of 70 reviews
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4.0
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Conditions
3.6
Value
3.8
Layout
3.8
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.6
88.9%
Recommend this course
8 out of 9 reviews
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3.9
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Conditions
3.6
Value
3.9
Layout
3.7
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.5
88.2%
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15 out of 17 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 6351 yards
Slope 137
Rating 71.4

Formerly known as Heatherwood Country Club.

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Course Details

Year Built 1986
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Arthur Davis John LaFoy (2001)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Tennis

Reviews

3.9
70 Reviews (70)
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Much improved

This was my first trip to Heatherwood since the new ownership and I was not disappointed. Tree lined, thin, undulating fairways lead up to multi tiers greens surround by challenging bunkers. Playing from the blue tees is a task, but there are some drivable par 4s and opportunities for birdies/eagles.

The front nine appears to have received the majority of the attention and the back nine had some area for improvement. The driving range is very short at 160 yards and the putting green is tough to find on your first trip out.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Heatherwood

Very strange layout. Too many blind shots and needed to lay up on some holes due to long carry over penalty areas.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Challenging course

Very tough course. If you don’t hit fairways off the tee, that’s one thing. Ball is gone. But if you don’t hit most GIR, your ball is gone. Go short!! Other than that it’s a fun course.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Solid public course

Rated most difficult public in Alabama but it plays well for the average golfer. Narrow though so lots of iron play to keep it in play. Fairways and greens were nice and tee boxes good to average. Great friendly staff and good food from the grille. Little slow for a sandwich at the turn but good quality.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

I have played a lot of courses the last couple years and this has to be one of the best.the layout and the grounds around were perfect.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 22
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser

Challenging

Challenging, because course is narrow and extremely hilly. One has to be accurate with clubs, or you are in for a long day. Overall, course was nice, but it could be so much better, with a little more maintenance, signs directing to next hole.. Potential is there, up to golf management.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Like a New Course

Same challenging course, better condition.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Challenging and fun

The course is narrow off the tee. Have to hit fairways or hope you find your ball. You have to play course management on this course. A fun course to play. Staff was very friendly and pace was great.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun

We play Heatherwood as often as we can because we get great rates. Today, the weather was beautiful and not many people on course when we played. The only downside was many of the tee boxes were under repair so didn’t always know where to tee up for ladies tee. The tee boxes we did use needed repair, as well. The fairways were great, as were the greens. The owners of Heatherwood are doing a great job getting the course in tip top shape. It is a diamond in the rough.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Used cart
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Tight Course

This was my first time playing Heatherwood. I enjoyed the time there. You can tell they are trying to improve the conditions. The greens and fairways were in good shape. This is a narrow course, with a lot of mature wooded areas and some areas that drop off into vegetation you won't be able to recover from. You can't just grip it and rip it here. You'll have to place your shots.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Awesome Course

This course is awesome !!
A little difficult, nice view.
Very nice layout.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

It’s good to get out but...

It’s a good enough track. Extremely tight and unforgiving...so bring a lot of balls or your A game. Greens are in good shape but like the rest of the course it is hard and firm and not a lot holds.

Pace of play is terrible. Need a Marshall riding the course I’m busy days. 4 groups waiting to tee at the turn, don’t let guys get club sandwiches, have a turn menu hot days or ready made stuff. Better yet have a cart girl. Played the back 9 with 3 groups on the same hole (tee fwy green) everyone waiting on everyone.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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