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4.6
112 Reviews (112)
5 Stars
81
4 Stars
23
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.4
95.5%
Recommend this course
107 out of 112 reviews
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4.8
39 Reviews (39)
5 Stars
32
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.7
Value
4.8
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.9
100.0%
Recommend this course
39 out of 39 reviews
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4.7
67 Reviews (67)
5 Stars
51
4 Stars
13
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.8
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.8
98.5%
Recommend this course
66 out of 67 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Municipal
Par 72
Length 7310 yards
Slope 125
Rating 74.2
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Ballantrae Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 2004
Golf Season Year round
Architect Bob Cupp (2004)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes - 10 grass tees
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire is required for all players.

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Alabama (2021 #12)

Reviews

4.6
112 Reviews (112)
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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good course.

Course. In great shape. Pace of play can really slow

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 16
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful course

This course is one of my favorites. I’m from Virginia but always make a point to play this course when here to visit my family.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Value, Layout, Staff and Experience

I’m in town for the week and playing some of the RTJ courses. This is comparable, if not better than the Oxmoor Valley course, (have not yet played Ridge or Ross Bridge yet), and half the price. I would absolutely go back to this one, pace was outstanding, and the course was in great shape. You get great value for your money here.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very nice

The reason for 4 stars on pace of play was no fault of the course. Paired with a 150 shooter and slow foursome in front of us. Between the 5 of them I think they shot 700

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great value for a really nice and challenging course!

There had been loads of rain so cart path only was a bit slow and depending on the golfer can be frustrating. Overall Ballantrae is a really nice course and presents various challenges along the way.

My worse hole always is number 15… over water to the pin close to an incline next to water….

Loads of fun and difficulty depending on the hole.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Best course open to the public Birmingham area!

Course was awesome! Great layout, challenging but not overpowering. Only two negatives.
Pace of play, for a course this nice they need a marshal out there. We had the worlds slowest twosome in front of my group, at one point there were 3 groups waiting on them to putt out and they were talking to the cart girl and generally good timing it. Lack of etiquette on their part but also something a marshal could take care of. Also it was cart path only but that’s not really the courses fault per se and was more of a necessity as they had a lot of rain the day before so everything was soggy. If’s recommend calling if there’s been a lot of rain and you don’t want to walk just to be sure. Other than that awesome course and I will be back!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Great Deal

Best deal in the area! Course conditions were phenomenal, greens were perfect and rolled true, and the staff is always amazing.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

A must play

This was one of the nicest and plush golf courses I have played, for being end of June the course was in great shape. The greens were true and the fairways wide.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Great Course

Course was in great shape and only issue was pace of play from a group a few holes ahead. It was a hot day but they were in no hurry and played the rounds in 4 and a half hours which isn't terrible but not great either.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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