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4.6
135 Reviews (135)
5 Stars
83
4 Stars
45
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.2
94.3%
Recommend this course
132 out of 135 reviews
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4.7
7 Reviews (7)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.7
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.7
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.4
100.0%
Recommend this course
7 out of 7 reviews
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4.7
20 Reviews (20)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.7
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.6
90.0%
Recommend this course
18 out of 20 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Parkland
Par 72
Length 6946 yards
Slope 136
Rating 73.8
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Cider Ridge Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 2002
Fairways 419 Bermuda Grass
Greens Crenshaw & A4 Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Bill Bergin (2002)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code No denim allowed. Golf shirt (collered) required.

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

Reviews

4.6
135 Reviews (135)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 9
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 14
Water Hazards 12
Bunkers 10
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 12
Advanced Golfers 10
Locals 9
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 14

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Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Nice interesting layout

First time, great track. Course condition was very nice.
Love the elevation changes on the back, but can get in trouble quickly. Knowing course ahead of time would be an advantage
Will play again

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 99
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 17
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Flooding

Due to flooding we were unable to play will try again in the near future

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Fun and challenging course

Awesome time with my son. We love the course. It’s in fantastic condition especially the greens. Provides a challenging and fun layout. Only complaint is that they did not have a beverage cart going around or water coolers filled (I’m thinking it’s because of the Covid-19 stuff) we had a blast!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Cider Ridge

Cider is in great shape right now. If you and your buddies can snag one of their hot deals you won’t regret it. One of the prettiest and best courses in East Alabama.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Cider Ridge

Cider Ridge is very much a tale of 2 nines. The front nine is considerably easy and scorable. The front follows the famous Choccolocco Creek. It is very beautiful and not overly hard. The back 9 however, plays like a completely different course. It is much more target golf and is considerably more narrow. You have to hit it straight on the back. 16 is the hardest hole which allows ZERO room for error.
I’m by no means a great golfer and I play this course a lot. It is definitely a challenge, but it’s very enjoyable and the value is unbeatable, my favorite course no doubt in my area (East Central Alabama).

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great!

Best course in the area. I was home visiting for the holidays, and really enjoyed playing this course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Previously Played

Very good course for the money

This course is very beautiful as well as a very good test of golf. Some holes are very tight but very fun to play. I was well pleased with the course condition. Twilight is very good deal. Hope you enjoy.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Nice course - poor grouping management

Course was in great shape considering the amount of rain during the previous days. Challenging course. Requires strategic play. The main issue is that this appears to be run like a good ole boys club. I had an afternoon to grab a round and decided to try Cider Ridge again since I had not played there in about a year. Being a single, I arrived 1hr 15m early with hopes to be paired up with less than a four-some. I asked at check-in if I could or would be paired with another group, and was told that there were no slots available. Ended up teeing off behind a group of 5, and in front of a two-some. The group of 5 allowed me to play through on hole 4. I then caught up with another two-some. It could be that they do not look kindly on people who grab Hot Deals.
It's a great course if you want a challenge. Just be prepared if you are not a local, that you will not receive consideration to make your round an enjoyable one.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 01/24/2020

Tony, I live in Birmingham, not a golfer, but I'm trying to get my parents to move here from San Antonio. Do any courses in the Bham area allow you to use your own cart? Does this one? My dad has a cart and wants to use it.

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 64
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing

Very Good.

Great course. Great landscape. Good scenery. Nice people on staff. Good driving range. Good putting green by driving range. Affordable. Not too crowded.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Amazing Experience

This place has everything you need! From pro shop to snack bar to practice facilities. Putting green chipping area, and driving range are worth the trip alone. The course is beautiful and has a nice mix of par 3’s 4’s and 5’s. Beautiful backdrop on every hole.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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