Play Bent Brook
Public Golf at Its Finest
Bent Brook’s Graveyard Course takes its name from the small cemetery located on the property since the early 1900s. The namesake cemetery is visible from the course and is not, to our knowledge, haunted.
Our Brook Course is threaded through by a natural brook, which forms the centerpiece of our signature Hole 3.
Bent Brook’s windmill has been a landmark since the area’s early days as a dairy farm, and it now lends its name to our Windmill Course.
In the early 1980’s Bent Brook’s founder and owner, Jimmy Lee, played a lot of golf with Lee Harper. Lee Harper was arguably the best golfer in central Alabama – if not the state – for many years. Lee and Harper could play just about anywhere and had access to quite a number of private clubs. Lee recognized that the Birmingham area was in great need of public course with a country club feel
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WHY BENT BROOK?
We talk to some of our regular golfers and a few of the people that are truly responsible for the what makes Bent Brook one of the best public golf courses in the state of Alabama, and beyond. From playability to five sets of tees, you’ll get the skinny straight from those that know Bent Brook the best.
HEAR FROM PRO GOLFER, TOM LEHMAN
We talk to professional golfer Tom Lehman about the importance of bent grass and the quality of a private course that’s accessible to the public.