Gulf Shores Alabama is, perhaps, one of the best-kept secrets in the Southeastern U.S., at least as far as golf destinations go. If, however, you looking for a winter destination with a difference, a destination where the golf courses are always green and lush, the weather warm and balmy, and the costs well within your budget, then Gulf Shores is the spot for you. In fact, Golf Gulf Shores website is offering a bevy of value-laden deals for the winter months to that would be tough to beat.
This photo of Kiva Dunes Golf Club is courtesy of TripAdvisor.
Gulf Shores has always been a popular seaside destination: pristine beaches, the cool clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico, and the finest of southern hospitality. Lately, however, Gulf Shores has become a popular golf destination that will tempt and delight even the most discerning golfer:
Nine fine golf courses (you’ll find them listed below), countless lodging options and a wealth of non-golf outdoor activities are attracting golfers from across the U.S. Even more attractive: you can now build your own custom golf, stay and play package in Gulf Shores for as little as $61 per night, including room and round of golf. Beachcombers, buddies looking for fishing and golf, and families who love Southern fall and winter weather, local seafood and live music will find a variety of options to enjoy the Gulf through the end of the year.
All can be created and booked at the Golf Gulf Shores website, a user-friendly facility that includes sample packages to help you choose your best rate among hotels, luxury condos and golf by location along the 32-mile stretch of shoreline, for stays through February. Listed below you’ll find a small sample of package prices; there are many others. The rates include all taxes and fees and are based on a group of four golfers staying four nights and playing three rounds of golf at three different pre-determined courses:
About Golf Gulf Shores
Golf Gulf Shores – the Gulf Shores Golf Association – is a partnership that promotes the destination and its custom golf packages built by its partners, for golf groups, families, and corporate outings. The destination offers nine golf courses, countless lodging options and a wealth of outdoor activity on its 32-mile waterfront destination. Course highlights:
Cotton Creek at Craft Farms – Arnold Palmer Signature Design with generous fairways lined by Southern Hardwoods, undulating greens and a championship test from 7,028 yards, and owned and operated by Honours Golf.
Cypress Bend at Craft Farms – The sister Honours Golf property to Cotton Creek, the Arnold Palmer Signature Design meanders through cord-grass accented lakes which come into play on nearly every hole.
Glenlakes Golf Club – Scottish-style links course designed by Von Hagge and known for its extensive bunkering and postage-stamp greens.
Kiva Dunes – A “Top 100 Course in America” by Golf Digest, the Jerry Pate design is the only beachfront resort course in Gulf Shores.
Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club – Owned and operated by Honours Golf, the 27-hole facility offers chilled apples on the tee. The 830-acre park includes 30 lakes and fairways surrounded by Bon Secour Wildlife Preserve.
Rock Creek Golf Club – Also owned by Honours Golf and boasting rolling terrain and fairways lined by pines, the Earl Stone design overlooks freshwater wetlands and the Rock Creek basin.
TimberCreek Golf Club – This 27-hole design was crafted by Earl Stone and feels like an inland Carolina course with fairways lined by loblolly pines, dogwoods and magnolias.
The Golf Club of the Wharf – Formerly known as the Gulf Shores Golf Club, this was the Gulf Shores’ first course. Opened it 1960, it was redesigned by Jay and Carter Morrish in 2005.
For more information visit Golf Gulf Shores website, 888-815-1902.
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