Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Last Minute Golf Gift Ideas

Have you made your list and checked it twice? If you still have some last minute shopping to do, we’ve got have some suggestions on how you can hit a hole-in-one with your favorite golfer this holiday season.
  • Craft Farms boasts two courses, Cotton Creek and Cypress Bend, each designed by the legendary Arnold Palmer. The golfer on your list will relish the opportunity to be able to step out on the magnificent greens at either of these unique courses. Their golf gift cards, available online, can be used for golf, dining, or at their golf shop. 
  • How about giving that special someone on your list a golf experience at Alabama’s only beachfront golf resort? Breathtaking views at this spectacular seaside links layout await golfers lucky enough to play at Kiva Dunes. A variety of gift options are available for purchase online. 
  •  With its premiere grass Sea Dwarf Paspalum from tee to green, any golf enthusiast will delight in the quality playing surfaces and green speeds at Lost Key. Gift cards to this championship course may be purchased at the Golf Club. The cards may be used for rounds of golf, at the golf shop, dining in the restaurant or at the Lost Key Marina Ships Store.
  •  Nestled beside the Bon Secour Wildlife Preserve, Peninsula offers incredible views of live oaks, cypress and other native natural vegetation. The challenging course provides a playable and enjoyable layout that will please the avid golfer on your list. Gift card purchases can be made online.
  •  Some of the area’s highest elevations overlooking stunning topography are available at Rock Creek Golf course. The golfer in your life will appreciate the challenging course designed for both amateurs and professionals. Shop on their online store for gift cards to be used for golf, merchandise in the golf shop, or for dining. 
  •  TimberCreek Golf Club near Mobile Bay offers scenic views of spacious, rolling fairways carved from a forest of Dogwoods, Magnolias, and Pines. Surprise your golfer with a TimberCreek Golf Club gift certificate that can be used for merchandise in the golf shop or for world class golf. Gift Certificates may be purchased in the Golf Shop or call 877-621-9900 to make the transaction over the phone.  

Sunday, December 7, 2014

The Holidays and Golf Make a Great Combination

Treat yourself to an early Christmas present by making it a golfer’s holiday season in Gulf Shores Orange Beach. There is still time to plan a last minute getaway down south for plenty of holiday entertainment in between rounds of world class golf.

Throughout the month of December, daily holiday ice skating and horse & carriage rides will both be at The Wharf in Orange Beach. Christmas performances like the Baldwin Pops Christmas Concert at the Foley Civic Center on December 9 will be taking place. Another fun way to celebrate on the Gulf Coast is to watch the lights illuminate against the water when the 29th Annual Christmas Lighted Boat Parade begins at LuLu’s at Homeport Marina on December 13. For more information on these and other events, check out the calendar of events.

The shopping is second to none here on the Alabama Gulf Coast, which makes it the ideal spot for finishing up some holiday shopping. This area boasts everything from souvenir shops to unique boutiques, as well as the Tanger Outlets in Foley.

Amidst all of the fun-filled holiday festivities, there is top notch golf to be played on our seven magnificent signature courses. The best part about a golf trip to the Alabama Gulf Coast is that the Gulf Shores Golf Association’s website to get a quote today.