Now's the time to yell "Fore!" on Alabama's Gulf Coast

The fall season might be the best time of year for you to hit the links along Alabama and Florida's Gulf Coast, not only because the courses typically have fewer players, but also because the cool and refreshing air provides the perfect temperature for a day on the fairway.

Now's the time to yell "Fore!" on Alabama's Gulf Coast

Are you looking for a place to hit the links this fall? Not only can you reap the benefits of a slower season when the autumn weather hits, but you can also brush up on your game with just a few other golfers at many of the area's fairways. Plus, nearly all of the houses and condos available for your getaway are located just a stone's throw from some of the best golf courses in the country.

Another bonus to fall golf is that booking your Gulf Shores, Fort Morgan, Orange Beach or Perdido Key vacation rental property for the off season saves you money, as prices are lower than those found during the summer.

Fairways to choose from

Now's the time to yell 'Fore!' on Alabama's Gulf CoastYou have so many choices in Gulf Shores, Fort Morgan and Perdido Key that you might find yourself choosing a different golf course every day. With nine signature courses in the area, some of which were designed by Arnold Palmer himself, you can pick from beginner-friendly to more advanced greens.

Cotton Creek at Craft Farms is stretched out on rolling hills in the midst of Alabama's breathtaking Gulf Coast. This particular design was rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by Golf Digest, and because it was designed by Palmer, it's no wonder the course has received such rave reviews.

Another great course for you to try out this fall is the GlenLakes Golf Club, also known as The Vista/Dunes. Designed by Bruce Devlin and Robert Von Hagge, this 18-hole course will make you feel as though you've been transported to a Scottish fairway. It might be a little more challenging for beginners, but if you're up for a rewarding afternoon, it will help advance your game.

To absorb even more of the gorgeous Alabama scenery while you're working on your swing, you may want to experience Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club, which is bordered by the stunning Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge. This 820-acre green would be the cherry on top of an already perfect vacation on the Gulf Coast.

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What's great about house or condo vacation rentals is that they're outfitted with kitchens, giving you the chance to cook your own meals during your beach getaway. Located just north of Gulf Shores is Loxley, where you can stock up on fresh groceries at the Burris Farm Market.

Hit the links at a Gulf Shores golf course

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The Gulf Shores area is home to several world-class golf courses that attract players from all over the world. Offering visitors an ideal blend of tranquility, beautiful scenery and a variety of greens, Gulf Shores golf courses are the perfect place to work on your handicap or while away a lazy afternoon.

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

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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.

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Fort Morgan: An idyllic golfing experience

Looking to spend a little time on the green while you vacation at Fort Morgan rentals? This area is known for its historical value and stunning natural beauty, but its golf courses are also top notch. Head to the Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club for a superior golfing experience.

Gulf Shores offers some of the best golf courses anywhere.

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Many people come to Gulf Shores, Alabama, for its stunning beaches and delicious seafood, but many others come to tee off. In addition to offering some of the best beaches in the nation, this vacation destination boasts golf courses that will have any golfer itching to hit the links.

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Coming to the Gulf Coast for a fishing adventure? Be prepared to catch grouper, wahoo, king mackerel, amberjack and blackfin tuna - just a few of the deepwater fish that make their way to the warm waters during the fall months.

Spend some time on a local golf course during your stay in Orange Beach.

Hit the links at Orange Beach Golf Center

Orange Beach Golf Center is the perfect place for fans of golf to visit during their trip to the Gulf Coast. Whether you want to work on your game, improve your swing or simply relax with friends, a trip to this course could be just what you need to enhance a beach vacation.

There are plenty of golfing opportunities near Fort Morgan condos.

Tee off during your Gulf Shores vacation

The rolling fairways of Craft Farms golf courses are just a short drive away from Gulf Shores beach house rentals, which is why golf enthusiasts will want to pack their clubs and polo shirts for a day out on two Arnold Palmer-designed courses, Cotton Creek and Cypress Bend.

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Why rent a beach property?

With a blend of Southern hospitality and some of the most stunning scenery anywhere in the nation, memories of your Gulf Shores area vacation package could last a lifetime. Renting an affordable condo along the beach gives you the chance to spend time with your family.

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If you're the kind of person who'd rather watch Animal Planet than just about anything else on TV, a visit to the Gulf Shores zoo is a must during your stay at the gulf. This zoo offers you and your family the rare opportunity to bond with some of nature's most majestic creatures.

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