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4.8
406 Reviews (406)
5 Stars
332
4 Stars
64
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.4
98.5%
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399 out of 406 reviews
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4.8
48 Reviews (48)
5 Stars
40
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
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2 Stars
0
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.7
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
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48 out of 48 reviews
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4.7
116 Reviews (116)
5 Stars
90
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
2
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.8
98.3%
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114 out of 116 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
406 Reviews (406)

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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Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
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5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Kiva Dunes

Kiva is a hidden gem! Its a course you could play everyday and it never gets old! Challenging but birdies are out there for the taking. Conditioning is superb with firm fast greens and lush fairways. You can hear the Gulf as you play the back nine. Kiva is a must while in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Great course great staff

Beautiful course that is in great shape and very friendly and helpful staff. It is a very fair course that can challenge all levels but also is not to difficult or punish you to much for a bad shot. Greens are quick and very challenging, but they are big. Enjoyed our time here greatly!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Amazing Greens!

Hands down one of the greatest courses you’ll play.. period! Has a PGA feel, greens roll really fast and true, fairways are like hitting off a sponge and the views are awesome! You’ll probably see an alligator sunning somewhere on the course and depending on where the pins are you’ll cuss the greens as such as you’ll praise them.. (but in a good way) all in all, you’re crazy not to play if you’re within 30 minutes of it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
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 Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 31
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

What a course!

Have been wanting to play Kiva Dunes for a long time. What a great course! Played in winds that were at least 35mph, wide fairways made tee ball very playable, putts were being blown all over the place. What a fun day. Quite the experience and would recommend this course to anyone. Can’t wait for the opportunity to play here again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Great round

From the moment we got on property the staff was extremely friendly and attentive.

Course is in great shape. Greens were perfect and true.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Perfect Greens

The whole experience from beginning to end was great. The staff was wonderful and the greens were the best I've ever played on . The only small disappointment was that there were no water views anywhere on the course. Disappointing since you are at the beach. We would have loved a few holes with a beach or bay view. Otherwise perfection.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Great course

Try to avoid downhill putts. Greens were quite fast and very true.

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

Good course but no hole indicators

The golf course was very good, somewhat challenging, After a night of heavy rain there where some puddles on the fairways and some flooded bunkers but in general excellent with really nice greens.
It was the first time I played on this course and it does not have any mark or indicator of the holes making it difficult to identify the tee box of the next hole.
the distance markers from the tee boxes were badly positioned, sometimes the withes ahead of the blue ones and some times the other way around.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Gulf Shores Golf Course

Excellent golf experience. Challenging course, but very fair. Loved the layout and challenges. Plenty of sand and water. Greens were very fast and undulating for sure, but ran true and we quickly were able to adjust to the speed. Big shout out to Shane and Grayman, two local regulars who we were lucky enough to be paired with…and who generously provided tips on every hole! Highly recommend - great time!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Wonderful dat, Great course

The best course we played at the gulf shores. Wonderful staff, Course was in great condition and the pace of play was acceptable. Would recommend to others and would plat again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Enjoyable course

This was our first time playing Kiva Dunes. Course is well maintained. Greens were lightening fast. Beautiful course. A lot of long holes. Quite a few sand traps (which my ball happened to enjoy going to the beach). Sand traps well maintained with soft sand.
Watch out for the wildlife (gators/snakes in particular). The gators were sunning on the banks of several of the ponds.
Employees were very friendly and helpful.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
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

Worth it

The greens are large. Fairways wide. Trouble is easily seen.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
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

Very nice course , club house , pro shop

Enjoyed our round. Some standing water in fairways but this is a fact of life in Fort Morgan. Even the roads have standing water in some locations.

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

Nice recovery from Hurricane Sally

First time back after the 2020 hurricane. Greens were in fantastic shape. Course was clean and well manicured. Will definately go back

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Beginner
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 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great place for golf

Nice place and course. Staff very attentive helpful. Would recommend to friends all day.

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