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4.5
115 Reviews (115)
5 Stars
82
4 Stars
26
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.2
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.0
90.2%
Recommend this course
107 out of 115 reviews
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4.4
17 Reviews (17)
5 Stars
11
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.6
88.2%
Recommend this course
15 out of 17 reviews
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4.4
31 Reviews (31)
5 Stars
18
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.1
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.5
87.1%
Recommend this course
27 out of 31 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6848 yards
Slope 123
Rating 71.8
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Craft Farms - Cypress Bend
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Course Details

Year Built 1993
Golf Season Year round
Architect Arnold Palmer (1993) Ed Seay (1993)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Accepted
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Accolades

Reviews

4.5
115 Reviews (115)
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Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Excellent course and staff

The course was great and well taken care of. The staff was great! Paola in the pro shop was very nice and helpful. Would highly recommend this course to anybody looking for golf in the Gulf Shores area.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 15
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Great vacation course

Thie staff was very friendly and informative. The course was in good condition and the greens were rolling well, although it took a very crisp iron to hold the green. The new pro shop is very well equipped and the staff was great. Pace of play was 4 hrs and 10 minutes and we rarely waited. This course is a great vacation course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0

Great customer service by Paola!!

What a great day at Craft Farms!! It was our first time to Gulf Shores and we made an excellent choice in playing golf at Craft Farms!! Paola was outstanding in providing us customer service in the pro shop!! All staff was amazing and made us feel very welcomed!! We will be back!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 34
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Loved the Course, hated the pace of play!

The course was in excellent condition! Greens were excellent! The only issue was the pace of play. We played the front in 1.5 hours & the back took nearly 3.5 hours due to a 4 group outing that appeared to be playing for a green jacket. Ha! When you watch a player hit the ball 130 yards consistently off the tee & then the same play sitting 230+ out waiting for the green to clear is ridiculous. Please allow the "Player Assistant" to address these types of slow play issues.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great course

Took a golf trip with several friends an cypress was one of the best courses we played. Conditions were great and the staff was really helpful. Would highly recommend this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

lost

no hole pictures on scorecard OR hole, playing blind in Florida????, golf ended at 6:45pm EVERYTHING was CLOSED, NO washroom available, very poor
(I did save $100 as Golf Shop was closed so no shirt purchase)
Course needs grass around greens (hitting off hard ground)
one hole a back 9 could not put as green was full of leaves/seeds

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 12
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Craft Farms

Played cypress bend & cotton creek both are fun to play, we also played Pennisula which is the same company and that one is awesome, we played 7 courses in 7 days, these 3 were all fun to play

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Nice Course, Disappointing Experience

The course was nice, no complaints there. Unfortunately I left my wallet in the cart. It was turned into the pro shop, but all my cash was gone. My wife and I both left messages with a staff member in the pro shop who said they would speak with management. Disappointed there has been no follow up.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Cypress

Greens were fast,overall condition was very good,as was pace of play

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Craft Farm

Nice facility. Good practice range. Love the course layout. Pace on front nine was great but the back nine screeched to a halt. We had as many as 4 groups on one hole! I’m not sure if they let a group on the back nine or what. Condition was fine for February. it was wet in places

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great time

This is a great course for both locals and visitors to the Gulf Shores area. Staff was super nice. Great practice facilities. This day was definitely off-season so they weren’t very crowded, but the course was still in great shape. Course layout is challenging but scoreable. Can be a bit pricey but they do have some lower rates early in the morning and late in the afternoon..

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great Place!

I've played a lot of golf courses over the years and I really enjoyed what this place has to offer. I played the cypress bend course. The course is challenging but not too tough. Pace of play was 3.5 hours which was perfect too. The course is a solid everyday play type of course for me. The practice facilities are kept nice and the staff was very friendly, especially both Paola and Amy in the pro shop! I was surprised how much I liked Craft Farms. Go play it if you're in the area.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 31
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Beautiful day

Enjoyed a wonderful day at Craft Farms. Staff from Maureen in the pro shop to the starters were all friendly, couldn’t imagine a more friendly staff. Not sure why but my friend and I had the course to ourselves and we teed off at 9am. It was our very own private club! Good design, great condition, nice greens smooth and true. I can’t wait to get back to Craft Farms, make it a 36 hole day and play both courses.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course, good price. Great staff

This is a great vacation course. Fairways are generous and the layout is interesting, but not tricky. There are ponds on almost every hole, but it takes a poor shot to get in trouble. Pick the correct tees and you will have a great time. Their clubhouse is closed due to hurricane damage, so I cannot give it a good score on off course amenities. But the staff was great and very accommodating. We played in 4 hrs, so the pace was perfect.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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FROM $257 (USD)
GULF SHORES, AL | Enjoy 4 nights' accommodations at The Grand Hotel Golf Resort & Spa, Autograph Collection and 3 rounds of golf at Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club and Craft Farms Golf Resort (Cypress Bend & Cotton Creek Courses).
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