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Address: 3840 Cotton Creek Circle, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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+1 800-327-2657

True to its Palmer design, this traditional 18-hole masterpiece was laid...

True to its Palmer design, this traditional 18-hole masterpiece was laid out to challenge rather than intimidate, with numerous risk/reward opportunities throughout.

Golf Digest has consistently rated Cotton Creek as one of the Best Places to Play! This 4-star course, located in Gulf Shores, Alabama, features tree-lined, rolling fairways surrounded by lakes. The lush course is challenging for low handicap players but with five staggered tee boxes, it is a fun challenge for golfers at any level.

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Played this weekend and the course was in excellent shape and the staff was very accommodating. Difficulty level on the course 1 easy 10 being hard I would place it as a 7 to 8... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 November 2016
Munford, Alabama
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Munford, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Played this weekend and the course was in excellent shape and the staff was very accommodating. Difficulty level on the course 1 easy 10 being hard I would place it as a 7 to 8. $89 to play on a Friday morning

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Kevil, Kentucky
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Greens are always in pristine condition. Rest of course has gone slightly down hill over the years. Cart paths have gotten to a point where repairs are needed in a major way. Craft farms is still a great value, but I would put Kiva Dunes #1, Peninsula #2, 3rd place tie would be Gulf Shores country club and Craft farms.... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

From the pro shop to the starter to the course marshall to the clubhouse grill, the customer experience was fantastic! My wife and I enjoyed the 18 hole round at Cotton Creek because of the all-around customer centered atmosphere and being treated like we were members! Of course with over 12 inches of rain from the previous week, the greens... More 

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White House, Tennessee
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74 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Tee to green the condition of the course is up there with any you can play. Greens are not super fast but they rolled true. People are very friendly and the warm up area is top notch. Layout is fun and also challenging.

Thank Binkley0422
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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95 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

Decided to give Craft Farms Cotton Creek a try after reading the reviews. We were not disappointed. Clubhouse staff brought a golf cart to our vehicle and loaded up our clubs and checked us in with the starter. At the end of the round, we drove the cart to the vehicle and a clubhouse staff came out and took the... More 

1 Thank Donn T
Pelham, Alabama
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

My husband and I played here on vacation and I thought it was a fun course. The staff could not have been more friendly. It is a little on the pricey side but come on and splurge for a round it you are on vacation. Out of the two craft farms courses this was my favorite. Some really fun holes.... More 

1 Thank Maleah32
Tullahoma, Tennessee
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2015

Fairly reasonable price for a weekday, nice greens, friendly staff. We should go back and play the other course there just for comparison.

1 Thank PoppaCliff
Maumelle, Arkansas
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2014

The course was in great shape. The greens were a little fast, but could hold an approach shot - when I was able to hit the green. Not crowded in November and the weather was near perfect for golf - mid 70s and sunny.

1 Thank John C
Alpharetta, Georgia, USA
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2014

Played Cotton Creek with friends yesterday - and although the course was in very good condition and very pretty to play -- it's administration was disappointing for the money. We were advised at check-in and by the Marshall that the pin position was number 3. The scorecard had small maps of each hole and a 5 point pin position display.... More 

1 Thank Tim N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2014 via mobile

Our 11yr old played in a Dixie PGA tournament here and the course, the pro shop and the Resteraunt are fantastic! The tournament was early in the morning and the grounds grew were out drying the dew off the course!

1 Thank Rob3122

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