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Silver Lakes Golf Course

1 SunBelt Parkway, Glencoe, AL 35905-8840
+1 256-892-3268
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Too Unforgiving; Not fun...

We golfed Heartbreaker & Mindbreaker nines. My husband is a 15 handicap and I'm a 33. Fairways... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Wanda71
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Summerfield, Florida
Very difficult green design, not fun

Played here on a Sunday afternoon looking for an upscale course, above average difficulty... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
porkman
,
Iowa
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good34%
  • Average33%
  • Poor8%
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29 Jul 2017
“Too Unforgiving; Not fun...”
29 Jun 2017
“Very difficult green design, not fun”
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1 SunBelt Parkway, Glencoe, AL 35905-8840
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

We golfed Heartbreaker & Mindbreaker nines. My husband is a 15 handicap and I'm a 33. Fairways were carved through thick grasses and over some water. The course was in excellent condition, but unforgiving. Any ball not landing on the fairway is lost to tall...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

Played here on a Sunday afternoon looking for an upscale course, above average difficulty, enjoyable to play. Very upscale, very hard, not fun. The greens are all elevated from the fairway, with water or sand in the front. So there is no way for the...More

Thank porkman
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Lots of up and down Fairways with elevated greens. The green are hard and do not hold the ball. The greens putt fast. Most greens have steep banks and you have 5o hit the right target or ball roles off in collection areas or water....More

2  Thank awkrause
Reviewed 8 July 2015

The course is different after the tornado took out over 10,000 trees (locals call it silver links) Seriously, the course is a golfer dream with great fairways and normal RTJ greens (not too many flat putts) any of the 4 (9 hole) courses would make...More

Thank LWBUS
Reviewed 5 May 2015 via mobile

This RTJ course features large greens, often with four different levels, very hard (won't hold even a good high approach without a LOT of backspin), with lots of slopes, and EVERY GREEN IS ELEVATED WITH A FALSE FRONT. Unless you are a low handicapper you...More

1  Thank drmac2012
Reviewed 21 September 2013

Our group played here after playing several courses in Birmingham. The courses were hard to play because of the wind. We were delayed twice by lightning. Many of the trees were destroyed by a tornado several years ago. I would play other RTJ courses before...More

2  Thank scokog
Reviewed 27 June 2013

easy access, very friendly staff in clubhouse, uncrowded and very enjoyable to play, just enough tweaking to make it tough if you want it that way or much easier for those who do not want to test their golf skills... played 18 in 2 3/4...More

2  Thank uckbuck
Reviewed 4 June 2013

The appropriately named Heart, Mind and Backbreaker nines are definately challenging but very good golf at a great price. Tip: after 3pm prices are about 1/2 off. Course was in great shape too, as are all of the RTJ Trail courses. I would probably play...More

3  Thank cordyroy
Reviewed 28 August 2012

Sadly a storm took away a lot of trees in one area of the course a few years ago but this a good course made of 3 good 9's. Tees are set up to suit all levels though the front Ladies tees can make some...More

3  Thank Tom E
Reviewed 26 July 2012

This is by far one of the nicest courses I have ever played. Everything is immaculate! Staff is friendly and helpful. It is challenging to say the least! Depending on what tee you play from it can be long. Greens are firm and fast but...More

1  Thank LARRY B
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