Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail

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Coordinates: 33°23′20″N 86°52′37″W / 33.389°N 86.877°W / 33.389; -86.877

RTJ Golf Trail is located in United States
RTJ Golf Trail
RTJ Golf Trail
Location in the United States

The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail is a collection of championship caliber golf courses, designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr., distributed across the state of Alabama, as part of investments by the Retirement Systems of Alabama. The Trail started with 378 holes at eight sites throughout the state, but has grown to 468 holes at eleven sites.

The concept was created and executed by Dr. David Bronner, CEO of the Retirement Systems of Alabama. The mission was to effectively diversify the assets of the state's pension fund and economically help the state of Alabama, the philosophy being that "the stronger the Retirement Systems of Alabama can make Alabama, the stronger the Retirement Systems will be."

LPGA Tour[edit]

Two of the courses currently host events on the LPGA Tour: The Senator course at Capitol Hill near Montgomery, which hosts the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic, and The Crossings course at Magnolia Grove near Mobile, home to the Airbus LPGA Classic.

Courses and locations[edit]

  1. Cambrian Ridge (Greenville)
  2. Capitol Hill (Prattville/Montgomery)
  3. Grand National (Auburn/Opelika)
  4. Hampton Cove (Huntsville)
  5. Highland Oaks (Dothan)
  6. Lakewood Golf Club (Point Clear)
  7. Magnolia Grove (Mobile)
  8. Oxmoor Valley (Birmingham)
  9. Ross Bridge (Hoover/Birmingham)
  10. Silver Lakes (Gadsden/Anniston)
  11. The Shoals (Muscle Shoals/Florence)

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