Gulf Shores Golf Courses

Gulf Shores Golf

Located along the shores of the Gulf of Mexico, Gulf Shores and Mobile, Alabama, offer golfers the relaxed vibe of southern living as well as discounted tee times at many local golf courses. When looking for scenic coastal golf without the price tag of a tropical golf destination tee time, the Gulf Shores, Alabama, area is a viable option for everyone no matter the skill or price range. When golfers aren't looking for tee times on courses designed by Arnold Palmer, Earl Stone, or Jerry Pate, there is always the options of exploring the local historic spots in downtown Mobile or touring the supposedly haunted USS Alabama residing in Mobile Bay.

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Golf Courses Near Gulf Shores, AL

Country Club of Brewton

700 Clubhouse Drive,
Brewton, AL 36426 United States

Located in Brewton, Alabama, the scenic Country Club of Brewton boasts tree-lined fairways, elevation changes and two large lakes that come into play. The 18 hole course, designed by Jerry Pate in 1997, features 7,019 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 73.7 and it has a slope rating of 133. Brewton offers a driving range and a putting/chipping area for all players.
Craft Farms - Cotton Creek

3840 Cotton Creek Cir,
Gulf Shores, AL 36542 United States

Located on the Gulf Coast in Gulf Shores, Alabama, Craft Farms Golf Resort features 36 holes of championship golf designed by the legend, Arnold Palmer. The Cotton Creek course at Craft Farms Golf Resort features rolling fairways and larger green complexes that reward golfers who are comfortable taking risks for a chance at birdie. Featuring five sets of tees, golfers of all abilities will thoroughly enjoy Cotton Creek. Craft Farms Golf Resort offers daily tee times to the public and discounts for those who stay at the resort.
Craft Farms - Cypress Bend

3840 Cotton Creek Cir,
Gulf Shores, AL 36542 United States

Located on the Gulf Coast in Gulf Shores, Alabama, Craft Farms Golf Resort features 36 holes of championship golf designed by the legend, Arnold Palmer. The Cypress Bend course at Craft Farms Golf Resort has a coastal feel as it makes its way through cord grass-accented lakes that come into play on almost all 18 holes. Wide fairways and large, undulating greens offer golfers a chance to walk away feeling great about one of the areas best golf experiences. Craft Farms Golf Resort offers daily tee times to the public and discounts for those who stay at the resort.
Heron Lakes Country Club

3851 Government Blvd.,
Mobile, AL 36693 United States

One of the finest golf facilities in Alabama, Heron Lakes Country Club in Mobile, Alabama, is an exciting 18-hole golf course that boasts an engaging layout designed by Harold Stallings and Earl Stone. Stretching 6,848 yards from the tips (one of five tee options), Heron Lakes provides players with challenges appropriate for their game. Heron Lakes also features a TOUR-caliber practice facility with a vast driving range, practice bunkers and a 7,000 sq ft putting green. Add in perfect playing conditions and it’s no surprise that golfers come from all around Alabama to tee it up at Heron Lakes Country Club.
Kiva Dunes Golf Club

815 Plantation Rd,
Gulf Shores, AL 36542 United States

Considered one of the best courses in the state, Kiva Dunes Golf Club in Gulf Shores, Alabama, is a stunning 18-hole links track situated between Mobile Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Designed by U.S. Open Champion Jerry Pate, Kiva Dunes winds through a raw, windswept landscape and demands that players be precise with their shots with countless bunkers, tricky water hazards and challenging green complexes. No two holes are a like at Kiva Dunes, and many prove to be unforgettable. The signature par 5, 5th hole plays 576 yards and confronts golfers off the tee with a large waste bunker along with a water hazard on the left side of the ever-narrowing fairway. The approach to this well-guarded green is tricky, and players who walk away with par or better will never forget. With its perfect conditioning, engaging layout and unbelievable setting, Kiva Dunes Golf Club is a course every player should experience.
Lake Forest Yacht & Country Club

1 Golf Terrace,
Daphne, AL 36526 United States

Located just outside Mobile, Lake Forest Yacht & Country Club in Daphne, Alabama, is an 18-hole golf course that is the perfect getaway. Skillfully routed through rolling hills and majestic trees by Earl Stone, Lake Forest offers players a serene setting for a round of golf. Boasting an engaging layout, Lake Forest tests golfers with a variety of elevation changes, tricky doglegs and strategic bunkering. Lake Forest Yacht & Country Club also features an excellent practice facility with a vast driving range, putting green and chipping green with bunker, making it a must visit for all area golfers.
Magnolia Grove - Crossings

7001 Magnolia Grove Parkway,
Mobile, AL 36618 United States

The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Magnolia Grove is in Mobile, Alabama, a half-hour west of downtown. The property includes creeks, marshes and lakes, and each of the 54 holes is carved from a thick forest of hardwood and pine. Magnolia Grove recently won a Readers' Choice Award from Golf World magazine for being one of the Top 50 Public Courses. The newly renovated Crossings Course, which doubles across railroad tracks, has a shot-maker's layout. It features large, accessible greens with the highly acclaimed MiniVerde putting surface. The renovation also includes several new water features and waste bunkers built from crushed oyster shells. Golf Digest's Places to Play named both the Crossings and Falls courses at Magnolia Grove two of the nation's Great Value courses, and both courses were listed in America's Top 50 Affordable Courses. The Crossings Course plays host to the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic each spring.
Magnolia Grove - Falls

7001 Magnolia Grove Parkway,
Mobile, AL 36618 United States

The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Magnolia Grove is in Mobile, Alabama, a half-hour west of downtown. The property includes creeks, marshes and lakes, and each of the 54 holes is carved from a thick forest of hardwood and pine. Magnolia Grove recently won a Readers' Choice Award from Golf World magazine for being one of the Top 50 Public Courses. The main track at Magnolia Grove is the Falls Course, characterized by large, liberally contoured greens and massive cloverleaf bunkers. On the 10th hole, a 570-yard par 5 and possibly the best strategic hole on the course, a waterfall cascades just beneath a contoured green that falls eight feet from front to back. Golf Digest's Places to Play named both the Crossings and Falls courses at Magnolia Grove two of the nation's Great Value courses, and both courses were listed in America's Top 50 Affordable Courses.
ONE Club Gulf Shores

4000 Gulf Shores Pkwy,
Gulf Shores, AL 36542 United States

Located in the lavish community of One Club, One Club Gulf Shores is a fun nine-hole golf course in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Although it’s only nine holes, One Club features a nice mix of holes that ensure that golfers use every club in their bag during the round. One Club Gulf Shores is a tight layout that forces golfers to be accurate off the tee and precise with their wedge play around the greens. For golfers looking for a quick round in the Gulf Shores area, One Club Gulf Shores is the perfect course.
Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club - 1

20 Peninsula Blvd,
Gulf Shores, AL 36542 United States

Rated as one of the best places to play golf in the southeast, Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club in Gulf Shores, Alabama, is a 27-hole course facility with three distinct nines: Cypress, Lake and Marsh. Situated on the lovely Fort Morgan Peninsula between Mobile Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club - Lake co-mingles perfectly with the surrounding beauty providing golfers with a round that is as beautiful as it is engaging. The Lake’s signature 7th hole is an exciting 530-yard par 5 that has danger lurking around every bend leading to its well protected Bermuda green. With many exciting holes and four sets of tees, Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club - Lake is a must visit for any southeastern Alabama golfer.
Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club - 2

20 Peninsula Blvd,
Gulf Shores, AL 36542 United States

Known as one of the top golf destinations in the South, Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club in Gulf Shores, Alabama, is a 27-hole facility with three nine-hole courses: Marsh, Lake and Cypress. Located between Mobile Bay and the Gulf of Mexico on the gorgeous Fort Morgan Peninsula, Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club - Marsh showcases all that Southern Alabama has to offer. The Marsh Course at Peninsula has an engaging mix of holes, including the exciting par 4, 6th hole, a 350-yard dogleg left with a forced carry off the tee over a wetland and a tricky second shot onto an undulating green. With its challenging layout and perfect playing conditions, Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club - Marsh is a course golfers will want to play again and again.
Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club - 3

20 Peninsula Blvd,
Gulf Shores, AL 36542 United States

Widely known as one of the best courses to play in the South, Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club in Gulf Shores, Alabama, is a 27-hole golf facility with three nine-hole loops: Cypress, Lake and Marsh. Built on the idyllic Fort Morgan Peninsula between the Gulf of Mexico and Mobile Bay, Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club - Cypress offers a rewarding round for all who play it. One of the highlights will surely be the 236-yard, par 3 3rd hole, which requires a long, accurate tee shot to a well bunkered green guarded by trees. Water also comes into play on many holes, requiring accuracy off the tee and around the greens. Golfers looking for an engaging round surrounded by the natural beauty of southeast Alabama will find it at Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club - Cypress.
Rock Creek Golf Club

140 Clubhouse Dr,
Fairhope, AL 36532 United States

Conveniently located just a short drive from both Pensacola, Florida, and Mobile, Alabama, Rock Creek Golf Club in Fairhope, Alabama, has been challenging golfers since it opened in 1993. Designed by renowned architect Earl Stone, Rock Creek features natural rolling terrain and elevation changes, as well as unique freshwater wetlands that can only be found in Alabama. Golf Digest has consistently rated Rock Creek 4.5 out of 5 stars, and it’s easy to see why with the course’s pristine greens and incredible course conditions. No matter which of Rock Creek’s four tee boxes golfers choose to play from, they’re sure to be challenged by the signature 2nd hole, a 434-yard par 4 that drops 70 feet from the tee to the fairway and offers a forced carry over wetlands to a green featuring a 30 foot tall bulkhead wall.
Soldiers Creek Golf Club

28341 Preserve Trail,
Elberta, AL 36530 United States

Located just a three wood away from Gulf Shores, Soldiers Creek Golf Club in Elberta, Alabama, is a special 18-hole track perfect for golfers looking to escape. Situated in the beautiful rolling hills of Southern Alabama, Soldier Creek’s well-manicured fairways wind through countless majestic pines, strategically placed bunkers and multiple water features to create the perfect remote environment for golf to be played. Playing between 7,001 and 5,130 yards depending on which of the four tees is used, the layout at Soldiers Creek was designed to create the perfect test for every golfer’s game. One of the unique features of Soldiers Creek is the double green on the 11th and 13th holes. Soldiers Creek also boasts an excellent practice facility for players looking to warm up or sharpen their skills.