Top Five Golf Courses to Visit in Auburn and Opelika
Auburn may be known for Auburn Tiger Football, but the golf game is also strong in Auburn, and you don’t want to overlook the fantastic golf courses this town has to offer. Opelika is also home to one of the top-rated courses in the state making Lee County the perfect place for a golfer to reside. Purchasing a new home in Auburn or Opelika should be on your to-do list along with playing a few rounds at your new favorite course. Below we have listed the top five golf courses to visit in Auburn and Opelika and why you should spend a day on the greens at each one.
1. Robert Trent Jones at Grand National
Robert Trent Jones at Grand National (RTJ) is built on the 600-acre Lake Saugahatchee with 32 holes adorning the shores. There are 54 holes between the three courses located at RTJ. The Lake course is the most scenic of the three with twelve holes located on the water. The Links course is eighteen holes known for challenging the true golfer in you. Finally, the Short course features eighteen one-shotter holes for a casual golfing experience. After a long day of golfing, stop by the Auburn Marriott Opelika Resort & Spa at Grand National for fine dining, soothing spa treatments, or a relaxing dip in the resort-style pool. Interested in a new home in Auburn less than 10 miles from RTJ? Farmville Lakes by Dilworth Homes has a mix of townhomes and single-family homes that are only eleven minutes away…
2. Moore’s Mill Golf Club
Moore's Mill Golf Club is a private club located south of downtown Auburn in the Moore’s Mill community. Multiple golf membership levels are available along with tennis, dining, and swimming. Junior Golf is available for those under the age of 35. Full Golf is available to those age 35-64. Lastly, Senior Golf is available for those age 65 and older. Memberships include green fees, complimentary range balls, and preferred tea times. Members also enjoy social functions, resort-style swimming pools, and multiple tennis courts when they are not dining at the club’s restaurant and bar. Mimms Trail and The Springs of Mill Lakes, both Harris Doyle Homes communities, are only six miles from Moore’s Mill golf course making the drive from your new home a breeze.
3. The Auburn University Club
Golf enthusiasts will love this 18-hole, 7,326-yard championship golf course. Located on 225 acres and Yarbrough Lake, AU Club was designed by a former golfer and opened in 1999. There is also a pool, restaurant, and fitness center in the community if golfing isn’t for everyone in the family. Want to take your love of golf to a new level? Augusta, Club Creek, Sawgrass, and Pine Valley are Dilworth Homes communities within the Auburn University Club that offer exceptional homes with a golf course lifestyle.
4. Saugahatchee Country Club
Are you looking for an eighteen-hole golf course at a private country club? Saugahatchee Country Club is for you! This 7,040-yard course is open six days a week and offers events where members can bring a guest. Saugahatchee is also home to many men and women tournaments. If you are not on the competition level, lessons and junior clinics are available. The location is super convenient (between Auburn & Opelika), the dining facilities are excellent, and the swimming pool is ready for you to jump in. Also, if you live in Dilworth Homes’ Brentwood community, your membership to Saugahatchee Country Club is included in the purchase of your new home in Auburn!
5. Indian Pines Golf Course
Indian Pines Golf Course is an eighteen-hole golf course that is open to the public. This par 70 course measures 6,310 yards and is open seven days a week! Weekday, weekend, and junior rates provide the perfect price point for every golfer and allows you to find the perfect tee time. Does your game need improvement? Private lessons are available and taught by golf professionals. There is also something for everyone in the golf shop, including hats, shirts, and clubs. Indian Pines is the perfect home course for Harris Doyle Homes’ Woodward Oaks residence since the commute is less than twelve minutes.
Harris Doyle and Dilworth Homes build new homes across Auburn and Opelika. We build townhomes, single-family, and twin-homes ranging from $209,900 - $404,900, so there is something for every taste and price range. Our newest, luxury townhome community, The Mill, is located less than ten miles from all five golf courses on this list. If you’ve decided to start your new home search in Auburn or Opelika, contact us today or visit our website!