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Address: 3840 Cotton Creek Cir, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Phone Number: 251-968-3002
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Activities: Golfing
Description: This Arnold Palmer-design offers 18 holes of spectacular golf, featuring...
This Arnold Palmer-design offers 18 holes of spectacular golf, featuring staggered tee boxes, top-quality putting surfaces, sprawling bunkers and year-round lush and green conditions.
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No Maintenance!

Sometimes no course maintenance is a good thing! Seems like all the courses in the area had been punched at the exact same time! So my usual vacation courses were not playable... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Sometimes no course maintenance is a good thing! Seems like all the courses in the area had been punched at the exact same time! So my usual vacation courses were not playable and I had to get my golf fix. So I ended up having to take a gamble. I was not disappointed. The course was well maintained, the fairways... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

While this is one of the more expensive courses in the area, the price is reasonable compared to other golf resort locations. We visited in early March and we played a couple of other courses that were still brown. This course was lush-- fairways and greens-- and in excellent condition. This is a true country club experience on a great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I really enjoyed my day of golf at this very nice golf course. From the time I arrived till the time I left the staff was all very nice and willing to do anything to help me out. This is the first and only course I have played at in Gulf Shores, but I know when I am back down... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Enjoyed our time on the course. From the time we arrived the staff was excellent. Only wish I had taken more pictures.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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48 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 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

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

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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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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