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Grand National Golf Course

3000 Sunbelt Pkwy, Opelika, AL 36801-1117
+1 334-749-9042
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Grand National will give your country club a run for your money!

I play at Grand National every chance I get. The courses are all 3 lovely and different from one... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sharlene M
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Auburn, Alabama
Great Place for Golf

The Robert Trent Jones golf Trail at grand national has 36 holes of regulation Golf as well as an... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
SteveJ3305
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Louisville, Kentucky
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“links course” (25 reviews)
“rtj trail” (11 reviews)
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3000 Sunbelt Pkwy, Opelika, AL 36801-1117
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I play at Grand National every chance I get. The courses are all 3 lovely and different from one another. The Lake course wraps around Saugahatchee in Opelika, AL. The Links is just what you'd expect. Wide, but forgiving fairways. The short course is an...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

The Robert Trent Jones golf Trail at grand national has 36 holes of regulation Golf as well as an 18 hole par three. We found the courses in excellent shape with very fast and undulating greens. It had challenging, but not unreasonably hard courses. If...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

The whole Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail in Alabama is a phenomenal concept. So much golf variety throughout the state and Capitol Hill ranks in the top few. Three courses with three different personalities, very well maintained and wonderfully supported by great customer service. Definitely...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

My friend and I played this course as the starting point for a trip on the RTJ trail. We played the lake course which was shorter. Shorter but not without challenge. Views are lovely and sand traps are everywhere. The course was well maintained.

Thank golf4edie
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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Great course in great shape! The hotel at the property is also fantastic. Definitely will return! RTJ Courses just keep getting better and better!!!!!

Thank Gary T
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

We played both the Lake and the Links course yesterday. The golf courses are superior and maintenance top notch but..... The pace of play was a disaster. On one occasion it had backed up to the point of 5 groups on the same tee waiting...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2017

My wife and I, together with 2 friends, started the RTJ Trail at this great golf course resort. We played the Lakes (home of PGA's Barbasol Championship) and also tried the Short course too. Both were a great test of golf and in excellent condition....More

Thank dawnandpross
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Reviewed 5 May 2017

We have played some of the RTJ courses, but mostly in the southern part of the state. They are all good courses. Grand National, however, is fabulous. It is beautiful, challenging and was in wonderful shape. The staff in both the pro shop and restaurant...More

Thank middlebeach41
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

We stayed at the hotel in March - without playing the course - came back in April and really enjoyed the experience - the courses are in good condition - played both of them and really enjoyed it - absolutely beautiful surroundings - the Lake...More

Thank Gudrun R
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

My wife and I spent 2 days in Auburn last week on a road trip between Naples, Fla and Hot Springs, Ar. We played the Lake and Links courses, and found both to be challenging but fair and in great condition.The clubhouse appears fresh and...More

Thank sarm78
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GAGIRL1212
4 May 2015|
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Response from undertaker01 | Reviewed this property |
Do not have a trail card, however was so impressed with the course (off season), asked what was the highest rate they charged at any point during the year ... Prime time ... $94.50. I would assume trail card is at a discount... More
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