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Coastal Alabama to host couples event


Gulf Shores, Ala. (May 6, 2019) – Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club, Craft Farms Golf Resort, and Rock Creek Golf Club will unite under the Coastal Alabama Golf umbrella to host the third annual Coastal Alabama Couples Classic on September 26 – 29, 2019.

Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club

Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club

The Coastal Alabama Couples Classic tournament includes:

  • Three days of golf (plus practice rounds)
  • Breakfast and lunch daily
  • Welcome reception with heavy hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, and live music
  • Sunset cruise with beautiful views of the Gulf of Mexico
  • Saturday night dinner and dancing
  • Drink tickets each day
  • Awards and prizes

Coastal Alabama Golf has partnered with local attractions, the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Sports Commission, and several accommodation partners for the ultimate Gulf Shores golf experience. The Coastal Alabama Couples Classic allows golfers to experience every facet of a Gulf Coast golf vacation including local Gulf seafood, 32 miles of white-sand beaches, and so much more.
The price for the tournament is $1,200 per couple or $600 for individual golfers (excluding accommodations). Coastal Alabama Golf has preferred rates at the Courtyard Marriot (Rates starting at $89 per night) and Kaiser Realty for this tournament. Accommodations will be booked through the hotel or condo.

Golfers who decide to stay the entire week leading up to the tournament can enjoy $25 practice rounds at all participating facilities all week long, plus local area attractions including boating, deep sea fishing, dining, dolphin cruises, and more.

For more information on the Coastal Alabama Couples Classic, visit or call 251-968-5339.

About Coastal Alabama Golf
Coastal Alabama Golf is a golf-vacation packaging company that operates in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Formerly known as the Gulf Shores Golf Association, CAG has the unique capability of booking tee times at any of the nine signature golf courses on the Gulf Coast. These courses include Craft Farms Golf Resort, Rock Creek Golf Club, Peninsula Golf Club, Gulf Shores Golf Club, Kiva Dunes, Glen Lakes Golf Club, Lost Key Golf Club, TimberCreek Golf Club, and One Club. CAG has accommodation partners including Courtyard by Marriott Gulf Shores, Hampton Inn Gulf Shores, StayBridge Suites Gulf Shores, Kaiser Realty and Harris Properties. Through this partnership, CAG is able to provide the best rates in accommodations in addition to golf. CAG is the one stop shop for visitors planning golf vacation trips, and is the primary golf vacation packaging business in the Coastal Alabama area.

About Rock Creek Golf Club
Located in Fairhope, Alabama, this Earl Stone-designed property features an 18-hole, 7,000-yard championship course. With copious doglegs featured throughout, along with natural rolling landscape and demanding elevation changes, this course holds some of the most unique topography in lower Alabama. Rock Creek is a popular venue for locals, as well as a well-known favorite stopover for golfers on their way to, or returning from, Gulf Shores. The Rock Creek basin itself adds to the visually stunning and diverse layout, creating natural hazards that challenge amateur and professional golfers alike.

About Craft Farms Golf Resort
Craft Farms Golf Resort features Alabama’s only two-hole Arnold Palmer Signature Design courses: Cotton Creek and Cypress Bend. Located just minutes away from the white sand beaches of Gulf Shores, Alabama, the courses have an exclusively coastal feel, with dwarf Bermuda grasses and numerous lakes that drift throughout the property. Cotton Creek Golf Course, the first Palmer designed course, has a traditional 18- hole layout featuring tree-lined fairways, large undulating greens and well-positioned bunkers. This demanding course, with over 7,000 yards to play from the tips, offers the golfer a wealth of risk. Cypress Bend Golf Course features a dramatically different golfing experience. It winds and bends its way through lakes, sprawling bunkers and sawgrass lowlands. This 18-hole resort-style layout includes wide fairways, vast landing areas, and a unique system of lakes that comes into play on every hole.

About Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club
Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club, located on the beautiful Fort Morgan peninsula between Mobile Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, provides a flawless blend of southern hospitality and championship golf in Gulf Shores, Alabama. The 27-hole golf course boasts 7,026 yards from the championship tees and delivers a playable and pleasurable layout for all golfers of every skill level. The golf course features Champion Bermuda greens, white-sand bunkers, live oaks and cypress, more than 30 lakes and remarkable views of Mobile Bay.

Media Contacts:
Kevin Whitney
Coastal Alabama Golf

Rob Myers