Golfers in Gulf Shores will love the spectacular course at Kiva Dunes Golf Club.

Few things are as relaxing as spending hours on a golf course. Travelers who visit Gulf Shores are in luck, as the Kiva Dunes Golf Club has been named one of the best courses in all of Alabama, and this spot can act as the perfect setting for visitors who want to work on their golf game.

A closer look at the Kiva Dunes Golf Club

Families can often find plenty of activities to enjoy together when vacationing in Gulf Shores. However, sometimes adults may want to indulge in a pastime without the kids. When this feeling strikes, many decide to look for a Gulf Shores golf course for a few hours of uninterrupted and relaxing fun. Travelers staying at condos in Gulf Shores have the advantage of being close to one of Alabama's best courses - the Kiva Dunes Golf Club. With a spectacular course set against the breathtaking scenery of the Gulf Coast, this golf club is one of the top spots to visit during a trip to the region. 

About Kiva Dunes Golf Club

Golfers in Gulf Shores will love the spectacular course at Kiva Dunes Golf Club.This 18-hole course was originally designed by Jim Edgemon and former U.S. Open champion Jerry Pate in time for its opening in 1995. As a par-72 course, it can be difficult, but there are a few ways players can customize their visit to make it work for them. Kiva Dunes is open year-round, so travelers staying at nearby Gulf Shores vacation rentals at any time should be sure to pack their clubs and brace themselves for a challenging yet rewarding course. 

Golfweek magazine even named Kiva Dunes the top course in Alabama in its 2012 rankings - while this is an impressive feat, it is just one of the many honors the facility has earned over the years. Between its impressive pedigree and the array of accolades it has racked up, this golf course is a must-play for anyone who enjoys spending time on the links. 

Even beginners can get their fill of the course, as golf lessons are offered in private sessions. Experienced golfers who are ready to jump right into the fun can round up their travel companions and book a tee time during their stay at Gulf Shores condos

Soak up the natural beauty 

If there's one thing visitors to Kiva Dunes Golf Club notice, it's the stunning landscape that surrounds the course. The course is adjacent to the Gulf and boasts a beachy feel thanks to sand dunes, marshes and coastal animals found throughout the course. If you're lucky, you may even spot some alligators laying in wait at one of the swampy areas lining the greens. 

The sea breezes blowing on the course may help you feel relaxed, but the winds also contribute to some of the more challenging aspects of the links. With this unique blend of factors, every trip to the facility is a new experience, and even repeat visitors will have to focus on the task at hand to try to improve their score. 

Other amenities 

The area's beauty isn't the only amenity on the course. A driving range, chipping green and a putting green are available for golfers to work on their stroke, while rental carts and rental clubs make it easy for travelers of any age to participate, even if they haven't packed their golf gear. After a few hours on the greens, visitors can kick back at the club, enjoying the swimming pools, clubhouse and restaurant offered on the site. 

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