Southern Gayles Golf Course Welcome to Southern Gayles Southern Gayles is a fun 18, hole regulation golf course, located at the Southern Gayles Golf Community Facility in Athens, Alabama. From the longest tees it offers 7070 yards of golf for a par of 72. The course was designed by F. Campbell and opened in 1996. The facility includes a putting green, driving range, hotdogs and snacks. The course rating is 71.8 with a slope of 124. Southern Gayles is a daily fee golf course with a “Open to Public” guest policy. The course contact is Jerry Alldredge, Owner/Golf Professional.