Kiva Dunes Golf Course
|Red (W)||72||5006 yards||68.5||115|
|Gold M: 73.6/134||415||541||228||313||576||428||495||161||428||3585||357||353||452||175||570||540||417||215||458||3537||7122|
|Blue M: 70.7/128||379||521||193||280||513||370||465||155||412||3288||334||342||383||157||510||509||381||196||405||3217||6505|
|White M: 68.7/119||321||484||160||262||461||345||424||135||375||2967||308||307||369||137||463||452||350||175||350||2911||5878|
|Green M: 67.1/115 W: 72.2/128||310||472||153||257||423||335||395||135||324||2804||290||276||313||135||445||401||343||150||338||2691||5495|
|Red W: 69.5/122||260||416||111||221||423||296||363||98||324||2512||256||276||313||95||402||401||320||126||305||2494||5006|
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Approach to 9th Green Photo submitted by ShragMagtite
Fifth green Photo submitted by BrandonWebb
Par-4 sixth hole Photo submitted by BrandonWebb
Par-4 11th hole Photo submitted by BrandonWebb
From behind the par-4 seventh green Photo submitted by BrandonWebb
Par-3 13th hole Photo submitted by BrandonWebb
From behind the par-4 16th green Photo submitted by BrandonWebb
Although the weather in January and February is hit and miss, we did get some sun and calm days. The day was a little cool but the course was in great shape for that time of the year. The fairways are narrow with lots of water. The greens were fast, which is common of winter golf. Overall, a fun course to play. Wii definitely come back
We come down and play 5 tracks every week for 6 weeks. Kiva always no. 1. Straight layout and fair multiple tees. Greens fast and true.
One of the best
A beautiful course, with great conditions, including true greens. Drains especially well, so after rain, this is still a course that can be played.
Great fairways and greens.
I love this course.
Always great conditions and the greens are always smooth and nicely cut.
Had tons of rain this week and the course drained extremely well.
Shot 107 a little bit high for this beginner but I shot par on last 3 par 3’s. Greens were fast hard and huge. I think for a beginner the course is awesome. Was able to land in fairways with my bad slice. Overall great time.
I played alone. Bag Drop guys were great and accommodating, met me at my car with the cart. Friendly at check-in. Starter did everything he could to pair me up. I did not work. Four different groups let me play through.
Greens were fast. Greens were deceiving in depth and contour. Would love to play it again.
The 13th par three was amazingly deceptive from tee box.
Firm, Fast, Challenging
I played this course on 10/8/18, two days before Hurricane Michael made landfall about 140 miles to the east. The conditions were mostly sunny and WINDY. 9 of the holes on this course are laid out east to west; the other 9, west to east. The course is very challenging, and when hitting into the wind, very difficult.
The Bermuda grass greens were firm and fast, running about 11 on the stimpmeter (per the staff). The fairways are plush. This golf club very much has a country club feel to it. There is plenty of sand and water, so bring your A game. Fortunately there are several sets of tees from which to chose, so that a player can select based on their handicap.
Glad We Played - Overall Fun Course
This was my cousin and my second round of the week in Gulf Shores and decided to play Kiva Dunes after reading and hearing great reviews of the course. Is it worth the price? Sure. Paid through GolfNow and received a better deal than the clubhouse was offering. Was paired with another twosome which was fine, but wasn't necessary with the amount of players on the course. Greens were super quick and large which was fun to play. Some hole locations were a little difficult and close to unfair for approach shots. Must play well off the tee in order to score well or holes can be long and difficult. Cart girls weren't around as often as they could have been which was a bummer since there isn't a true "turn" for snacks and drinks. Will play this course again, but wasn't overly impressed. Shot an 80 with a 38-42.
One of the nicest courses I ever played. Greens and fairways were perfect.
Kiva is exceptional from the time you enter the parking lot! The course is absolutely beautiful and well thought out and challenging. Though it was hot, there was water on the course and a cart girl never seemed to be too far away. The greens are in great shape and not too fast. The fairways were green and trimmed. The staff is very courteous. I plan on playing here again. Tim
We accidentally booked our day for after we were going to be leaving Gulf Shores. Showed up at the course and the staff was so awesome in helping with a solution. We were able to play and the course was awesome. Would definitely recommend this course not only was it in great shape and challenging it was aesthetically pleasing. All in all an awesome day.
Worth every penny
This course is fantastic, the layout is exceptional. Conditions were excellent. You cannot find a better course in the area
The fairways were fantastic. Tightest turf ever. The signs directing around the back nine are a little confusing for a first timer. Otherwise it was great
Love this course!
Kiva is fantastic. I look forward to playing here every year.
Kivas Dunes is a gem. Course was in excellent condition and the staff was very nice and accommodating. I definitely recommend playing here if you are in the Gulf Shores area.
Was paired up with great guys from Mississippi, very friendly and enjoyed the course together. Had one slow hole but Marshall took care of it