How the Golf World Sees Kiva Dunes Golf Course

While sand isn’t typically seen as a golfer’s friend, Kiva Dunes Golf Course has made golfers (of all skill levels) come to love it. With our sugar-white dunes and stunning coastal scenery, Alabama’s best golf course makes the experience both challenging, alluring, and relaxing.

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Presented with a to-die-for site on southern Alabama’s Gulf Shore, Jerry Pate fashioned a masterpiece among sugar-white beaches, immense sand hills and gnarled beach oaks. – linksmagazine.com

Not only was Kiva Dunes designed by 1976 US Open winner and skilled design student Jerry Pate, the breathtaking course has another brilliant advantage on its side– nature itself. With two bodies of water bordering sugar-white sand dunes covered in beach oaks and pines, our course will make you feel like you’ve just stepped into a painting.

Read Steve Eubank’s entire review on linksmagazine.com

From fairway level, you can't see the ocean at Kiva Dunes Golf Course, but you sure can feel it, taste it and appreciate it. After all, it's only a thousand yards away. - travelgolf.com

From fairway level, you can’t see the ocean at Kiva Dunes Golf Course, but you sure can feel it, taste it and appreciate it. After all, it’s only a thousand yards away. – travelgolf.com

The moment you set foot onto the Kiva Dunes course, your senses are sure to be calmed. Whether it’s the soothing sounds of the waves, the feeling of the gentle sea breeze, the fragrance of the salty air, or even the call of the shore birds, your golf experience becomes one of ecstasy and tranquility. And when the game is over, you are just steps away from feasting your eyes on the stunning aquamarine waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

Read more from Mike Bailey’s review on travelgolf.com

Some golf courses hit you with unforgettable holes. Kiva Dunes produces more of an unforgettable feel, a seaside golf play in a setting that soothes frayed senses. - gulfcoastgolf.com

Some golf courses hit you with unforgettable holes. Kiva Dunes produces more of an unforgettable feel, a seaside golf play in a setting that soothes frayed senses. – gulfcoastgolf.com

Although the Gulf wind is undeniable on our course, it is surely not the only element that will blow you away. Being surrounded by striking beach homes and greens that pop against the white sand, you will be left with an indelible image in your mind. This picturesque atmosphere along with the experience of being able to play holes in a variety of ways will make any possible obstacles disappear. You’ll keep longing for more – even when you’re long gone.

Read Chris Baldwin’s entire review

Kiva Dunes is also regarded by many as course designer Jerry Pate's finest work. The golf course is both challenging and beautiful, it has a great coastal feel to it with dunes, alligators, marshes and plenty of bunkers  - worldgolf.com

Kiva Dunes is also regarded by many as course designer Jerry Pate’s finest work. The golf course is both challenging and beautiful, it has a great coastal feel to it with dunes, alligators, marshes and plenty of bunkers  – worldgolf.com

While changes to its original form were required for an ideal golf experience, Pate’s award-winning design suggests that it is nothing but a natural extension of the surrounding dunes– every aspect of the site gives the impression that it has been around from the beginning of time. The outcome is a course “that’s both daunting and stunning, and one of the must play courses in Lower Alabama.”

Read the full worldgolf.com’s Kiva Dune review

Kiva Dunes can be demanding, but it's fair and if you pick the right set of tee boxes and avoid the bunkers you'll have a good round. Even if you don't score well, you’ll still enjoy this fantastic course. - texasoutside.com

Kiva Dunes can be demanding, but it’s fair and if you pick the right set of tee boxes and avoid the bunkers you’ll have a good round. Even if you don’t score well, you’ll still
enjoy this fantastic course. – texasoutside.com

While the scenic view is more than captivating, our course alone makes for an interesting adventure. With its contoured greens, rolling fairway, hole variety, and steep and deep bunkers, this course will be sure to keep your game challenging yet fun. We have a little bit of everything to test your game but keep you relaxed and entertained.

Read the full texasoutside.com review

The breathtaking landscape and unparalleled golf course pair to create an unforgettable atmosphere where relaxing days become lifelong memories. While such words may spark the imagination, Kiva Dunes simply needs to be more than imagined and talked about – it must be played, stayed, and experienced.

KIVA DUNES Design Awards

AMERICA’S 100 GREATEST PUBLIC COURSES
by Golf Digest
#58 Kiva Dunes, Fort Morgan, Alabama

AMERICA’S BEST TOP 100 RESORT COURSES
by Golfweek
#44 Kiva Dunes, Fort Morgan, Alabama

AMERICA’S GREATEST GOLF COURSES STATE-BY-STATE (Alabama)
by Golfweek
#3 Kiva Dunes, Fort Morgan, Alabama

Golfweek Magazine’s America’s Best Public-Access Courses for Alabama

Golf Digest Magazine’s America’s 100 Greatest Public-Access Golf Courses

Golfweek Magazine’s America’s Top 100 Residential Courses

Travel + Leisure Golf Magazine’s America’s 100 Best Courses for $100 or Less

Golf Magazine’s Top 100 Public-Access Courses

 

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