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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 72
Length 7151 yards
Slope 146
Rating 74.7
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7151 yards 74.7 146
Blue 72 6808 yards 73.5 142
White 72 6466 yards 71.9 139
Gold 72 6056 yards 69.7 137
Red (W) 72 5285 yards 70.8 123
Scorecard for Legacy Course
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: 74.3/146 417 186 550 447 400 537 340 203 455 3535 418 578 443 188 451 411 372 212 543 3616 7151
Blue M: 73.5/142 400 172 527 420 380 518 317 183 440 3357 400 560 428 168 433 391 353 198 520 3451 6808
White M: 71.9/139 380 150 506 395 361 501 295 158 431 3177 373 538 413 147 415 381 337 183 502 3289 6466
Gold M: 69.7/138 W: 73.0/118 357 120 484 370 341 482 276 140 362 2932 345 519 398 130 397 360 329 168 478 3124 6056
Red M: 65.9/116 W: 70.8/125 322 112 435 334 306 431 237 111 350 2638 291 411 327 114 352 318 304 130 401 2648 5286
Handicap 5 17 11 9 3 7 13 15 1 12 10 2 18 6 4 14 16 8
Par 4 3 5 4 4 5 4 3 4 36 4 5 4 3 4 4 4 3 5 36 72
Handicap (W) 7 11 9 13 5 1 15 17 3 14 4 6 16 10 8 12 18 2

Course Details

Year Built 2000
Fairways Zoysia Grass
Greens Zoysia Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Rees Jones (2000) Steve Weisser (2000) MacCurrach Golf

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "Hank Johnson School of Golf"
Teaching Pro Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper attire is required.

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4.5
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Greystone Legacy

The Legacy Course at Greystone Golf & Country Club is the newer of the two golf courses the club offers. We were able to access it through ClubCorp benefits, and I must say it was one of the best courses I've played under ClubCorp.

The course starts off with a pretty straightforward Par 4 that will give you a great indication of how the course will play. The course has big wide fairways that offer plenty of landing room. As another reviewer has noted, the Zoysia grass in the fairways will tee the ball up if you can hit them. Wayward drives can be punished, however, as the majority of the holes are completely framed by trees. Also, the rough gets very thick and the ball will settle down.

There is a fun mix of holes on this course, most notably the Par 3s and 5s. The first Par 3 is all carry over water, another is to an elevated and heavily bunkered green with a severely sloped green, and the last has significant elevation change. The Par 5s mostly play left to right and offer some good scoring chances if you can put the ball in the fairway. The most notable Par 5 is the 18th, which finishes with an approach over water.

The course conditions were continually spectacular, and possibly the best conditioned course I've played all year. Both the fairways and greens were immaculate, with lush grass that was playing tight and fast. Putts were rolling true on lines all day. The fairways and greens were so thin on divots you wonder how often this course even gets played. Overall, a fun challenge, beautiful facilities, and friendly staff made for a great day.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
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Course conditions among finest in B’ham

First time playing the Legacy course aft playing the Founders course a handful of times.

It is difficult to design two very different golf courses on the same piece of property, but Greystone has done it.

I found the Legacy to be brawnier than its sister course, and played more like a traditional classic course.

The greens are Bent here, and Bermuda at the Founders, providing a very different feel on the greens. The greenskeeping staff does an excellent job maintaining the Bent in this heat. They rolled true and were really quick. Exceptional. Plenty of slope as well to keep your attention.

I really liked the Zoysia fairways - not something found around here. The ball sits up nicely and seemed to jump off the face of irons.

The Rees Jones’ scalloped bunkering style is prevalent and the sand was consistent.

The strength of the course is the collection of par 5s. Three of the four move from left to right and the other is dead straight, but the three do not play similarly.

The Bermuda rough is thick. Hitting fairways are a must to score well. A lot of uphill and downhill holes.

The practice area is above average and the chipping/bunker practice area sits on a peninsula behind the clubhouse surrounded partially by a small pond. It is among the finest I have ever seen.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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