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3840 Cotton Creek Cir
Gulf Shores, AL  36542-9097
United States
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Cypress Bend Course

18 hole regulation length course

Public golf course

72 par | 6,848 yards

Bermuda grass

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Cypress Bend Golf Course

The 18-hole "Cypress Bend" course at the Craft Farms facility in Gulf Shores, Alabama features 6,848 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. Designed by Arnold Palmer, the Cypress Bend golf course opened in 1998. Honours Golf manages this facility, with Chad Leonard as the General Manager.

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Time5am - 9pm
Price $0 - $500
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Reviewed April 12, 2010

An absolute must play if you're in Gulf Shores. Greens were in immaculate condition and challenging to read correctly. To score well you must drive the ball straight but the rough is forgiving enough to score well. You also have to hit the ball straight in order to avoid water hazards and out of bounds (both on the same hole often). The greens hold well if your approach shot is accurate. Some of the tee boxes needed some work but still in good to moderate condition. The course becomes a lot more difficult in windy conditions...which is farly often in the afternoon. The course offers a true test of ones overall game (driveing, iron play, chipping, bunker play and putting. I'd play the course again and again and again because it is worth the price.

Reviewed July 15, 2008

A beautiful and challenging course. Bring balls to sacrifice to the water. The marshal was waiting about halfway through the round with iced towels scented with watermelon. Great value.

Reviewed June 09, 2008

Exceptional course. Great fairways and greens. Moderately difficulty. A must play for visitors

Reviewed May 30, 2008

Great course. Fairways and greens are well maintained. Great practice facility. Highly recommend the double play offer. Well supervised course..Marshalls controlled pace of play. Will play this course whenever I visit Gulf Shores.

Reviewed October 16, 2007

Reviewed March 28, 2007


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  • Latest Scores
  • Overall
Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
1 Bob S. 28 62 34 07/21/09
2 Tommy T. 17 86 69 03/20/07
3 Josiah D. 33 104 71 10/21/09
4 bobby S. 8 82 74 07/23/08
5 Gregg V. 17 92 75 09/07/08
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About Craft Farms, Cypress Bend

Craft Farms

Resort facility

Managed by Honours Golf

50 tees driving range

36 regulation holes

Awards at Craft Farms, Cypress Bend

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Course Staff

Chad Leonard, General Manager
Ryan Mello, PGA, Golf Professional
Jason Baumeister, Superintendent
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