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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 71
Length 7228 yards
Slope 134
Rating 74.6
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 71 7228 yards 74.6 134
Blue 71 6516 yards 71.8 131
White 71 6015 yards 69.2 127
Gold I 71 5313 yards 65.8 110
Scorecard for Old Overton
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 74.0/135 410 617 187 426 425 331 481 214 453 3544 538 453 218 448 427 318 539 240 494 3675 7219
Blue M: 71.8/133 392 538 171 398 395 310 426 170 404 3204 514 411 190 381 401 294 512 175 434 3312 6516
White M: 69.3/130 360 519 152 323 379 310 375 148 384 2950 484 356 163 368 379 289 494 145 387 3065 6015
Green M: 67.7/118 W: 71.3/118 346 448 125 320 342 290 365 127 327 2690 428 351 163 286 323 289 426 145 362 2773 5463
Red W: 68.8/113 309 448 125 255 342 238 263 103 327 2410 428 332 163 286 290 257 426 130 362 2674 5084
Handicap 9 11 17 1 7 13 3 15 5 14 2 10 8 6 18 12 16 4
Par 4 5 3 4 4 4 4 3 4 35 5 4 3 4 4 4 5 3 4 36 71

Course Details

Year Built 1993
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tom Fazio (1993) Jerry Pate (1993)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

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5.0
2 Reviews (2)
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5.0
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Top 10 Contributor
Previously Played
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Still the best

OOC is still my hands-down favorite course in Birmingham. Course conditions are immaculate this time of year and it is an absolute pleasure to be able to get a round here at this private track.

The collection of par 3s stand out, and the back nine, particularly the final four holes are as good as it gets.

Conditions Excellent
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Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Birmingham Advisor
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Previously Played
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Hands-down best course in B'ham

The Country Club of Birmingham's West Course has hosted U.S. Mid Ams, Shoal Creek has hosted two PGA Championships and Greystone's Founders Course plays hosts annually to a Champions Tour major, but Old Overton is the best course in Birmingham in my opinion. It's a hard track to get on - ultra-private - but it's worth the steep guest fee. This is some of Jerry Pate's best work. This course just flows so naturally out of the hills and valleys. From the scintillating opening shot off of the elevated tee, comes one fantastic scenic value after another. The par 3s are very strong. Breathtaking downhill shots frame the outward nine one-shoters. Water comes into play on the inward offerings. The three par 5s are burly holes. The par 4s aren't repetitive. They play uphill, downhill and have a good mix of holes that play from left-to-right and right-to-left. The convergence of the par-4 11th hole, par-3 17th, and par-4 18th reminds me of Augusta National. It is a natural amphitheater that is open, save for a few clusters of loblolly pines. The creek that divides the 11th and 17th is absolutely beautiful. And the short, driveable par-4 15th hole is a treasure. Bottom line: Old Overton is pure and has major chops. It could play host to an event on any tour.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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