Alabama Gulf Coast Golf Course

Round-Up: How to Play the Hole at these Gulf Shores Golf Courses

Fall is ideal for playing golf on Alabama’s Gulf Coast, but sometimes it’s hard to narrow down courses for play, especially if your time is limited.

With a little information about the different courses, as well as some particular holes, you’ll be on the way to a fall that’s up to par at Gulf Shores golf courses.

A myriad of options exists when it comes to golfing Alabama’s beaches. From award-winning courses that prove challenging to golfers of all skill levels to courses that are bursting with natural beauty and perfect for all golfers, you’ll find it all on the Alabama Gulf Coast. Most have practice greens and driving ranges, and golf pros offer lessons. Have your clubs shipped in to avoid traveling with them or rent clubs at most Gulf Shores golf courses.

When choosing where to play, it helps to have a little background. Kiva Dunes in the Fort Morgan area of Gulf Shores is a constant award-winner with lush green fairways and lots of sand traps. Then, there’s Craft Farms with two distinctly different courses: Cypress Bend and Cotton Creek, both designed by golf great Arnold Palmer. And that’s just a glimpse of it, because golf in Gulf Shores is plentiful with numerous exciting courses to play.

This round-up of some of Alabama’s beaches best holes is a great resource for golfers visiting Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Browse to find the perfect place to schedule your next tee time. 

The HOLE Story: Kiva Dunes Hole No. 2
Golfers love Kiva Dunes designed by U.S. Open Champion Jerry Pate and the recipient of many awards including a ranking in America’s Top 100 Public Courses by Golf Digest. Read more here.

The HOLE Story: Peninsula's Cypress Course Hole #9
Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club, an Earl Stone-designed course, is just minutes from Gulf Shores and offers three 9-hole courses: Marsh, Lakes and Cypress. Read more here.

The HOLE Story: Cypress Bend's Hole 18
Gulf Shores is home to Craft Farms featuring 36 holes of championship golf in two courses. Read more here.

The HOLE Story: Rock Creek's Hole #2
Nearby Fairhope is home to Rock Creek Golf Course with signature Hole No. 2 testing a golfer’s strategy, accuracy and patience. Read more here.

The HOLE Story: Peninsula’s Marsh Hole 6
Experience rolling fairways with lush, natural landscaping at Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club on the Fort Morgan peninsula in Gulf Shores. Read more here.

The HOLE Story: Rock Creek's Hole 1
Another Rock Creek Golf Course hole folks enjoy is the dogleg left par 5 on Hole 1. Read more here.

For more information on Gulf Shores golf, pro shops and club rentals, visit the golf section of our website.

Couple golfing in Gulf Shores


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