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Monday, January 19, 2015

Sports For Those Visiting the Gulf Coast (Part 4), Mobile, AL

Welcome back for part 4 of this 6 part series. We hope you continue to enjoy these articles.

Today part 4 will cover the area of Mobile, AL

Mobile, known for it's southern charm, southern hospitality and the home of the Battleship USS Alabama, is also known for many sports activities. Also home to the Mobile Bay Bears, a double A Affiliate team of professional baseball's Arizona Diamondbacks, there is no shortage of what you can enjoy in this area. Mobile has also played host to the annual LPGA Tour event, the Mobile Bay Classic

Dog Racing - 

In the areas of the Gulf Coast that we cover, Mobile, AL is one of the only places to go watch Greyhound Dogs race live. If you enjoy watching the races and placing a few bets, then when you are in the Mobile area the only place to go is the Mobile Greyhound Park.

Fishing - 

Just like so many areas along the Gulf Coast, Mobile offers a variety of fishing options. You can catch fish in the inland marsh, the open water of Mobile Bay, or head offshore for some big fish in the Gulf of Mexico. Some charters, such as Crooked Hook Charters, specialize in inshore fishing while others, like Capt. Mikes Deep Sea Fishing, specialize in offshore fishing. Some others like A-Team Fishing Adventures will do a mix of both. 

Golf Courses - 

Azalea City Golf Course - This is one of the best golf courses along the Gulf Coast that is owned and operated by it's city. Great layout and friendly staff. 

Magnolia Grove - This is part of the well known Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail. Two championship 18-hole courses and a 18-hole short course (par 3 course). Also host to the LPGA Tour

Rock Creek Golf Club - Just across Mobile Bay with a spectacular layout and friendly staff. Well maintained course conditions, great facilities and has received numerous awards.

Timbercreek -  Also just across Mobile Bay. 27- holes of championship golf with great views of elevation changes, wetland preserves, and forest of Dogwoods, Magnolia and Pines. 

Motor-Sports -

For those that have a love of Motor-sports Mobile has two offerings. One is the Mobile International Speedway with events form March thru September with more traditional style racing. The other offering in the area is a drag racing track at the Mobile Dragway.

Running - 

For those runners Mobile does have a good amount of races you can run. If you are interested in participanting in any race in the area you can do so with Road Race Runner or Running in the USA

Tennis - 

With one of the largest public Tennis facilities in the world, Mobile Tennis Center, it is easy to find a place for those that love Tennis. Fo rother area public tennis courts or facilities - Click Here


For your convenience our parent company, Hrubes Sportz, is an affiliate partner of Best Western and Hilton. Hilton owns 13 brands including Double Tree, Hampton, Embassy Suits, and Hilton Garden Inn just to name a few.

Tomorrow we will be talking about the Gulf Shores, AL and Pensacola, FL areas. So stay tuned to fined out what sports and sports venues you can find there. 

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