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Cypress Bend at Craft Farms

3840 Cotton Creek Cir, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-968-3002
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Ranked #9 of 16 activities in Gulf Shores
Type: Golf Courses
Activities: Golfing
Traveler Description: Craft Farms golf courses are definitely in the "must play" category while visiting the Alabama Gulf Coast .  Cypress Bend is an eye appealing fun... more »
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Princeton, New Jersey
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Excellent course and helpful staff. Cypress Bend shares a clubhouse with Cotton Creek and the bar/resaurant was a very slow operation. Breakfast sandwiches and coffee took well over 20 minutes for a carry out order. Pack food or hit the cart girl if you are hungry.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We have played at Craft Farms each of the last three years and it has been a great experience each time. We played Cypress Bend twice this week and despite heavy rains over the weekend, the course was in very good shape (with the exception of some sand traps). The course is challenging but not back breaking. If you play... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We played both courses here last week and these are the favorites of the 5 places we played in the area (Kiva Dunes; Peninsula; Gulf Shores; Lost Key). Challenging, but open enough to hit driver and even find a few you hit off line. If you're going to Gulf Shores to play, make sure you stop here!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

Great value. We did the double play, which consists of playing both courses for $139. Really good deal. The staff was great, the course was beautiful, the greens were extremely true. Cotton creek is the best of the two. Much better course than kiva dunes.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013 via mobile

Nice course very poorly managed.. Had 32 golfers with one physically handicapped golfer had to talk to 3 different people to allow him to access the greens and tee boxes. There policy is no access for handicapped people... ever other course in the area is super... Tied to cancel 3 tee times bc of cold weather and light rain was... More

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HonoursGolfALGulf, Manager at Cypress Bend at Craft Farms, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback. We strive to provide superior customer service and extraordinary golf experiences for every player on our courses, including those with disabilities. At both our courses, Cypress Bend and Cotton Creek, we allow handicapped golfers to drive near tee boxes, greens, and wherever they need to make their walk shorter.... More

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84 reviews 84 reviews
10 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

We have played both courses at Craft Farms and this is my favorite. It is in great shape, is challenging and beautiful. The staff is great, the facilities at the club are great. Pro shop has great selection.

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Jackson, Michigan
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104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

This is our third winter in GS an we always play both Craft Farm courses. We enjoy them both and they are always in great shape. Nice pro shop and restaurant, friendly staff. Depending on how long you will be here, check into their 6-packs. You can use 2 per day and are good until April 1st. We buy our... More

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Fairhope, Alabama
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26 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

A links style course and in typical fashion, more open than it's sister Cotton Creek. However, it is rather challenging.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

Love this course, we play here every year. The course is great and fair. We eat at the clubhouse and it's always excellent.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

Centrally located and a well manicured course. A helpful staff and service makes this a great choice for golf when in the Gulf Shores area.

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