Cider Ridge Golf Club features a classic mountain-style golf course bordering the Talladega National Forest and Talladega Mountains. It's also situated at the base of Alabama’s tallest mountain - Mt. Cheaha. This award-winning golf course was designed by Alabama-based Bill Bergin of Bergin Design, who managed to incorporate a wide range of the central Alabama terrain in the 6,976 yard layout.
The front nine plays similar to a traditional parkland style course with tree-lined fairways,100-year-old majestic oaks, and streams including the Choccolocco Creek. The back nine offers many rolling hills, elevation changes, mountain vistas, dense hardwood forests, and water features including the Little Hillabee Creek and natural waterfall which exists on the signature hole(#12) to this day.
In fall of 2010, the golf course underwent a one million dollar restoration. As part of the restoration, improvements were made to the course drainage and sand bunkers, along with the repairing of concrete carts paths and construction of asphalt cart paths. New maintenance procedures were implemented which dramatically improved overall course conditions and greens resulting in rave reviews from local and regional golf publications in the spring of 2011.
Since the restoration, Cider Ridge has become widely known as one of Alabama's best golf courses. Some of the more recent awards and accolades include:
Cider Ridge Golf Club is open 363 days of the year. We are only closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Tee Times may be made up to 30 days in advance for public golfers and 60 days in advance for members. To make a tee time, call our Golf Shop at (256) 831-2739 or book online.
7:15am to 6:30pm Monday - Thursday (First tee time starts at 8am)
6:45am to 6:30pm Friday - Sunday (First tee time starts at 7:30am)
7:30am - 5:30pm - Monday
12:00pm - 6:30pm - Tuesday
7:30am - 6:30pm - Wednesday - Thursday
7:00am - 6:30pm - Friday - Sunday
*Please note: Hours of Operation change seasonally. Times and dates may also vary due to the scheduling of events. If you have any questions, please feel free to give us a call.
Walking rounds are permitted for the fitness conscious golfer. Call the golf shop to inquire about our current walking policy.
The average pace of play at Cider Ridge is approximately 4.5 hours. Our outside services staff will help assist our guests in achieving this goal or better.
Rain checks are available when a guest is unable to complete the desired round. Rain checks will be determined based upon the number of holes played. For more details, call the golf shop at (256) 831-2739.
Play is governed by USGA Rules of Golf.
Visitors use Cider Ridge Golf Club at their own risk. Cider Ridge Golf Club does not assume responsibility for lost or damaged property