Scottsboro is a city in the picturesque mountain lakes area of northeast Alabama. With a temperate climate, residents and visitors alike can enjoy outdoor activities year-round. Golf lovers can play golf at several great courses in the area. There are two large municipal courses, a semi-private course and a stop on the Alabama Golf Course by Robert Trent Jones.
There are two municipal 18-hole courses at Scottsboro Colony Goose Pond. The colony course provides views of Lake Guntersville. The par 72 course is played at 7,101 meters. Green fees are $ 38 Monday through Thursday and $ 44 on weekends and holidays. Daylight saving winter rates are $ 31. The plantation course has open waterways and bentgrass greens. The multitude of dangers gives golfers a challenge. The par 72 course runs at 6.855 meters. Green oil fees during the week are $ 33 and weekends $ 37. Winter prices are affordable $ 28. The Colony Course Snack Bar serves breakfast and lunch. The Docks restaurant at Goose Pond Colony serves dinner.
Broken Arrow Golf Course is a semi-private course located off Hwy 79 between Scottsboro and Guntersville. The 18-hole course, spanning 72 holes, plays 5,702 meters. The trail features Bermuda roads and bentgrass greenery, with many holes overlooking the Tennessee River and Lake Guntersville. Weekly cart prices are $ 25. Weekend and holiday prices with cart are $ 30. Walking rates are $ 15 on weekdays and $ 20 on weekends. There is a restaurant in the clubhouse.
Nearby is Hampton Bay, which is part of the Alabama Trail for Robert Trent Jones in Alabama. These are some of the best public courses in the country. Hampton Cove has 54 holes of golf across three courts. Each course offers different challenges. Highlands Course is a traditional Scottish style course with rolling terrain and long grass. Water is played in several holes. Highlands Mountain is an 18-hole course, a pair of 72, and plays 7,438 meters. The 18-hole river stream, a pair of 72, is located in the flood plain along the Flint River. The championship course plays 7,668 meters. Water plays on many holes. The short course is 18 holes, 54 holes and consists of all three holes. The track is very open and plays 3,635 meters. Other amenities at Hampton Cove include driving, putting green, a space for short games and a fully stocked store. The clubhouse restaurant serves breakfast and lunch. Participation fees for green on the short course are $ 18. Green fees at two championship courses start at $ 46 plus a cart. Hampton Bay is located between Scottsboro and Huntsville off US Hwy 431 in Owens Crossroads, Alabama.