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4.6
506 Reviews (506)
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
5
1 Stars
6
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.2
96.2%
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490 out of 506 reviews
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4.6
92 Reviews (92)
5 Stars
63
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.7
95.7%
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88 out of 92 reviews
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4.6
145 Reviews (145)
5 Stars
99
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.4
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.6
95.2%
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Traditional
Par 71
Length 6856 yards
Slope 127
Rating 72.9

The 18-hole Gulf Shores Golf Club (formerly known as Golf Club of The Wharf) in Gulf Shores, Alabama is a public golf course that opened in 1967. Designed by Earl Stone, the previously named Gulf Shores Golf Club went in 2005 through a renovation that lengthened the course by 300 yards. Gulf Shores Golf Club plays for 6,812 yards from the championship tees and has a slope rating of 110 and a 70.2 USGA rating. The course features 4 sets of tees for different skill levels.

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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Gold 71 6856 yards 72.9 127
Blue 71 6410 yards 70.7 121
White 71 6006 yards 68.8 119
Teal 71 5420 yards 66.0 114
Teal (W) 71 5420 yards 71.3 121
Red 71 4822 yards 63.3 107
Red (W) 71 4822 yards 67.9 114
Scorecard for Gulf Shores
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Gold M: 72.9/127 345 443 521 207 438 172 595 231 463 3415 442 327 413 185 495 165 379 465 526 3397 6812
Blue M: 70.7/121 325 417 511 175 406 156 566 204 433 3193 413 310 383 164 476 140 344 438 504 3172 6365
White M: 68.8/119 316 394 492 148 367 149 530 164 395 2955 381 300 373 150 448 112 333 408 490 2995 5950
Teal M: 66.0/114 W: 71.3/121 293 361 398 140 330 131 499 134 367 2653 345 253 345 127 409 102 312 371 445 2709 5362
Red M: 63.3/107 W: 67.9/114 266 335 347 105 310 84 476 100 324 2347 308 230 307 105 384 83 292 345 389 2443 4790
Handicap 17 3 5 9 11 13 1 15 7 4 16 12 18 8 14 10 2 6
Par 4 4 5 3 4 3 5 3 4 35 4 4 4 3 5 3 4 4 5 36 71
Handicap (W) 17 3 9 13 7 11 1 15 5 10 14 12 18 8 16 4 2 6

Course Details

Year Built 1967
Fairways Bermuda
Greens Bermuda Mini Verde
Golf Season Year round
Architect Earl Stone Jay Morrish (2007) Carter Morrish (2007)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover Accepted
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire is required

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Reviews

4.6
506 Reviews (506)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 16
Patio Dining 7
19th Hole Specials 6
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 41
Bunkers 40
Forced Carries 19
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 26
Locals 23
Seniors 21
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 31
Near Local Attractions 14
Worth the Drive 10

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Skill Intermediate
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5.0
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First Time Playing

Beautiful Course

My family and I really enjoyed playing this course. The staff was incredibly friendly, the course meticulous maintained, and fast, consistent roll on the greens.

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

Great course

Great course. Bugs were pretty bad but besides that it was a great course. Greens were great.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

July 2 round

Absolutely the best value in Gulf Shores. Great course. Greens in great shape. Staff on point. We play every year. Save yourself $60-80 and play here.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Amazing course and conditions

This was my first time playing this course and will absolutely play here again. The conditions of the course were immaculate.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great course

I play GSCC every time I'm in Gulf Shores but this time the course was in the best shape ever. Don't get me wrong, it's always good but this time it was fantastic. Played about 1:00 with a friend and the course was wide open. We. both are 8 handicap and we both shot around 80 and we played 18 holes in less than 3 hours. Check in at the course was easy and all of the staff were very friendly. Just a great day of golf at a beautiful place for a great price

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

overbooked. Had to quit after 9 holes.
Took 2 hours 45 minutes to complete first 9.
staff rude
great course though

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

A Must

If you play golf and come to Gulf Shores, this place is a must!!. Great people, great layout . I would Definitely suggest this course.

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

Mcclouds day out

It is a place that you will tell.your grand children to play. The staff is so accommodating willing to help you at any time. Mr. Ray helped us with everything. He pulled up as soon as we got out of the truck he got all our stuff and got us up and running. That kind of service is unheard of. All the staff was the same way. We come to gulf shores every year and gulf shore golf club is a part of our vacation. It is worth every dollar you pay and very reasonably priced. Thank you for the great experience.

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

Loved the fairways, soft but not wet. You got what you hit, a little damaging to ones ego A few holes that were definitely risk reward. Will play it again.

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

Amazing experience

As two single women golfers, we are always cautious about trying out a new course. Gulf Shores Golf Club came highly recommend and we are so glad we listened to this advice and played here. The staff from checking in, purchasing drinks, the starters ( especially Ben) were phenomenal. It’s a beautiful course, well groomed, with a well maintained pace of play. An extra bonus is the squirrels who will greet you on certain holes and gladly accept treats. We had a wonderful round of golf, we will return and highly recommend GS Golf Club!

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

Great Experience

The course was in very good condition and the staff was VERY friendly and helpful. I really liked the course and would recommend it to anyone.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
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 Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Fathers Day Golf

Me and my boys play golf each year for Father's Day. We selected this course and was extremely surprised at the conditions. The course was in excellent condition. Our biggest complaint was it was an extremely hot morning and the water was scariest and the beverage cart was non-existent until 10:30. We started at 7:30 so needless to say we had to go by the club house after 9 and load up. This slowed our pace up a bit but we stayed in our original grouping. Upon arrival, staff was on top of things with clubs and carts. Overall it was well worth the trip to play.

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

Fantastic course at a great value

A great course to play in Gulf Shores. Outstanding staff, well-maintained course and facilities, and a fun, yet challenging course. Definitely give this course a look if you want a place to play in the Gulf Shores without spending all of your vacation money.

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

Fun time

We had a foursome play. Great course, and an even better staff.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Great day

We had a great time. Our foursome enjoyed the beautiful course and friendly staff. The price made it a great value as I have paid more for less course.

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

All around great course

Extremely friendly staff and marshals, excellent greens and fairways. Couldn't ask for a nicer course, especially for a Hot Deal of $42 per person

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

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