Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club Est. 1998

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Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club: Golfing at Peninsula is always a pleasure, whichever of the three picturesque, natural and scenic nine-hole loops you choose to play. The green-keeping is first-rate, with the Marsh, Lakes and Cypress nines always presented in tip-top condition. Earl Stone's strong layout contains many nicely dog-legging holes, generally good-width fairways and excellent bunkering. Occasionally in the scenic mix is some very unobtrusive real estate, although the big accent here is on live oaks, cypress trees, natural vegetation and more than 30 small lakes, which will need to be negotiated at various points. The tree-lined perimeter that wraps around this flattish terrain ensures you are adequately sheltered from the main force of any breezes coming off Mobil Bay (on one side) and the Gulf of Mexico's Little Lagoon (on the other). However, this foliage also restricts you to just one impressive sea view over Mobile Bay, which comes briefly at the par-5 7th on the Lakes course. On each nine you will discover many memorable and naturally beautiful holes, often skirted by small lakes or sandy waste areas with tussocky grass. The slightly elevated greens are usually guarded by relatively shallow bunkers, grassy run-off areas, and many enjoy a majestic back-drop of impressively tall pines.

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Making Contact

Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club
20 Peninsula Blvd,
Gulf Shores, Alabama AL 36542
USA
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Office   +1 (800) 391 8009
Pro Shop   +1 (251) 968 8009
Fax

  +1 (251) 968 8013

Email  
Website   www.peninsulagolfclub.com
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Golf Pro
 
Matt Livengood (Head Professional)
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About the course

The course: 27 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk but some long tee-to-green walks.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and marshland
 
Designer: Earl Stone
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7179 5858 5080
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 73.2 67.1 68.7
 
At the Same Location:
Above distances/ratings are for the Marsh-Cypress combination.
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How2Get There?

54 miles SE of Mobile
From the I-10 (20 miles east of Mobile) take exit 44 onto the 59 South direction Loxley. After approx 28 miles (and 10 miles after Foley) turn right onto the 180 (W Fort Morgan Rd). After approx 5 miles golf is on your right.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season: $92. Golf cart included. Reduced twilight, junior and senior rates. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Golf carts compulsory.

Practice facilities
Excellent
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Did you know?

Peninsula is located to the west of Gulf Shores, between two large expanses of water, Mobile Bay and the Gulf of Mexico's Little Lagoon. It is also adjacent to the Sand Bayou section of the Bon Secour Wildlife Preserve, which is part of the USA's National Wildlife Refuge system. The Visitor Centre for the preserve is a little bit further west along the 180. >> Peninsula is managed by Honours Golf, the Southeast's leading golf course development and management company.

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Location

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Latitude: (30.252154)
Longitude: (-87.772897)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Best Western on the Beach 
337 E Beach Boulevard, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
+1 (251) 948 2711
www.bestwestern.com

Located in the heart of the award-winning resort town of Gulf Shores, and right on the beach, this Best Western hotel is ideal for exploring the excellent golf courses in the neighbourhood.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Craft Farms (Cotton Creek and Cypress Bend courses); Peninsula.
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Golf within 20 miles Kiva Dunes
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Kiva Dunes Resort 
815 Plantation Road, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
+1 (866) 540 7100
www.kivadunes.com

A wide variety of accommodations (The Lodge, vacation houses and rental condominiums) are available for visiting golfers, all close to the golf course and the wonderful sands of Kiva Dunes' Gulf coast beach.

Golf at this hotel Kiva Dunes
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Golf within 5 miles No
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Golf within 20 miles Peninsula; Craft Farms (Cotton Creek and Cypress Bend courses)
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