Kiva Dunes Golf Course in Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA | GolfPass
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4.7
468 Reviews (468)
5 Stars
378
4 Stars
75
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.4
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.5
98.6%
Recommend this course
460 out of 468 reviews
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4.7
52 Reviews (52)
5 Stars
41
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.2
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.8
98.1%
Recommend this course
51 out of 52 reviews
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4.7
83 Reviews (83)
5 Stars
65
4 Stars
13
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.3
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.6
StaffFriendliness
4.8
98.8%
Recommend this course
82 out of 83 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

4.7
468 Reviews (468)

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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Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
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 Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Impressive Course & Staff

While vacationing in a condo next to this course I got a “Hot Deal” and played this Kiva Dunes for the first time. Tee boxes, fairways, greens (and sand traps) all were in great shape, well maintained. Course layout was somewhat challenging but yet playable for players of all skill levels.
All of the staff I encountered were friendly and helpful. The marshal (I forgot his name) was super friendly and engaged in good conversation while I was waiting on the group of 3 that I was teamed up with as a lone golfer.
Free, unlimited range balls with several targets on the range were a big plus. I recommend playing Kiva Dunes and would play again if/when in the area. It’s a nice classy course with a welcoming feel.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
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

Kiva Dunes

It was raining before and a little during round and course was still in amazing shape. Had difficult holes along with some open holes and was a great course to play. Staff in clubhouse and Marshall were very friendly and pace of play was good. Will definitely be returning in the future.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Wonderful experience

Course was in phenomenal shape. Literally shot the best score ever. No joke.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
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 14
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 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course in a challenging location

Cuba dunes is a great course with the added difficulty of the near constant coastal wind. I would recommend this course to anyone who has been thinking of playing at Kiva

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Day

This would be all 5 Stars but they had aerated the greens. We were aware of this prior to booking! It is an amazing place with great service and clubhouse! Hope to return!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 41
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 Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Terrific

Played with a gentleman named Dan. Swing looks like he would be around bogey but is actually a scratch golfer. Like dusted my tale…. his course knowledge helped tremendously though I was rarely able to capitalize on it. Dan I hope you and your family make it to Mikees!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great!

Great course! Tight in spots but fair. Greens fast and didn’t hold approach shots from more than 100 yds but roll was true and condition good. Best course played in area by a lot!

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

Great course wrong week

Overall we really enjoyed playing the course. Wide open fairways for the most part that suits my driver off the tee. Greens were in great shape and fast!!! Since it was Mullet Toss week there were some foursomes on the course that impeded our progress but even with those challenges it was an amazing experience. Would definitely return there no question.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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