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4.8
384 Reviews (384)
5 Stars
312
4 Stars
62
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.4
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.4
98.4%
Recommend this course
377 out of 384 reviews
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4.7
73 Reviews (73)
5 Stars
53
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.3
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.8
97.3%
Recommend this course
71 out of 73 reviews
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4.7
118 Reviews (118)
5 Stars
92
4 Stars
22
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.8
98.3%
Recommend this course
116 out of 118 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Style Links
Par 72
Length 7092 yards
Slope 132
Rating 73.9
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Kiva Dunes Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1995
Greens Tiff-Eagle Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jerry Pate (1995)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Accepted
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code No denim, collared shirts required

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Accolades

Reviews

4.8
384 Reviews (384)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 10
Undulating Greens 7
Water Hazards 7
This course/club is great for:
A Weekend Splurge 9
Advanced Golfers 9
Group Getaways 8
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 6
Worth the Drive 6

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Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Day at Kiva Dune

Kiva never disappoints.. The course and the staff are always top notch, and make for a very enjoyable round. Keep up the work and we will be back

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great track.

Loved the layout. Was challenging enough for me as a 6 handicap. Fairways and greens were immaculate. My 77 felt like a solid round for me. Was worth the $105 green fee. Would highly recommend.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Nice course near Orange Beach Alabama

Played this course via Golfnow and got a $30.00 discount from what the course would charge directly. Very friendly staff and a nice layout. Not too hard, but no piece of cake. Greens were a little slow and rough a little tall, but they have had a ton of rain the prior two weeks. I'm sure when the weather cooperates it would be really nice. Surprisingly the course drained well. Greens were smooth, fairways very nice and other than water in the bunkers they too were in good shape. My rating system will only let me give a 5 star to truly 5 star courses...i.e. Pebble Beach, etc. But this is a very good course if you're in the area to try out. Two birdies and a decent round of 78 from the white tees. Played from the white because the two guys I got paired up with were playing from there. The blue tees are not that much longer. Kudos to the friendly staff at Kiva Dunes!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Best Course in the area right now

Wont find a better course around right now. In amazing shape! I would say almost perfect overall. Fairways, rough, and bunkers are perfect. Greens are pretty much near perfect. Im really picky about greens and you can tell greens had been aerated around a month ago or so but it didn’t affect anything and they roll true. If you love quick greens you will enjoy this course. Also very scenic and with lots of wildlife. This course is very particular about pace of play .. which can be a good thing or maybe a bad thing depending on how you or your group plays. Course staff did a great job of making sure everyone was playing at a quick pace and if you are trying to escape the heat and tee off early you will love it. Be weary if you are trying to take your time out there with a slow group of 4 , the Marshalls are very nice but they will remind you of your pace. Highly recommend this course and will play it every time I’m back in the area no doubt. Thanks Kiva ! Keep up the good work

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Awesome track

Great course in great condition, considering all the rain they've had. Not cart path only, friendly staff, pace of play was kinda slow 4:35 mins for 18. Anytime you get to play golf & watch a blue angel practice at the same time is definitely worth every penny!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Nice course

Nice to play again, consistent layout but retapping of the greens made putting inconsistent.

Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great place to play

I loved the course. Beautiful place and well maintained. Will definitely play again!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great Track!

This course is well worth the money! The staff is super friendly and always willing to assist. The only issue we experienced was that there was standing water due to the amount of recent rains. And given the rain, the course was still in very good condition.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
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

Arkansas Visitors

Good day. Heavy play on course, but well managed. Will play again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Excellent Course

Course was in perfect condition, greens roll true & fairways & tee boxes are well kept. Challenging for sure but absolutely playable for any skill level if the correct tee boxes are chosen to play from. Staff extremely friendly and knowledgeable. Will absolutely return for another round!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Challenge!

First time playing, here on vacation. Shot a 89. Extremely challenging for the way I played it. Would love to go at it again. Take what the course gives you and you’ll be fine. Overall great course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Had a great time playing course was in great shape greens were a little sandy but rolled fairly true!! Fun layout good fair challenge, will play again when the sand is washed down!!! Recommend this course to my friends!!!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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