Golfing in Destin

Golfing in Destin

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GOLF, GOLF, GOLF near the Gulf!

What a golfer’s paradise! With 24 courses within 17 miles of the city center, Destin boasts some of Northwest Florida’s best golfing. There are 12 great courses offering over 200 holes with 5 miles of our homes, so you won’t have to go far to hit the links. If you’re interested and coming in the summer then we suggest that you make reservations before coming.  Many people make reservations months in advance for tee times in the summer. We’ve taken the time to list them here and also provide you the link to the comprehensive list of all the golf courses below!
http://www.golflink.com/golf-courses/city.aspx?dest=destin+fl

Indian Bayou Golf Club

P: (850) 837-6191

Indian Bayou Golf Club is located in the heart of beautiful Destin, Florida and offers 54 challenging holes suited to all skill levels-perfect as your home course or for your Florida golf vacation getaway.

  1. Indian Bayou Golf Club (Seminole Golf Course)
    The 18-hole "Seminole" course at the Indian Bayou Golf & Country Club facility in Destin, Florida features 3,614 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 36. Designed by Earl Stone, the Seminole golf course opened in 1978. James Carpenter manages the course as the General Manager/Director of Golf/Golf Professional.
  2. Indian Bayou Golf Club (Choctaw Golf Course)
    The 18-hole "Choctaw" course at the Indian Bayou Golf & Country Club facility in Destin, Florida features 3,464 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 36. Designed by Earl Stone, the Choctaw golf course opened in 1978. James Carpenter manages the course as the General Manager/Director of Golf/Golf Professional.
  3. Indian Bayou Golf Club (Creek Golf Course)
    The 18-hole "Creek" course at the Indian Bayou Golf & Country Club facility in Destin, Florida features 3,433 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 36. Designed by Earl Stone, the Creek golf course opened in 1978. James Carpenter manages the course as the General Manager/Director of Golf/Golf Professional.

Emerald Bay Golf Club (Emerald Bay Plantation Course)

Toll Free: (888) 465-3229
The 18-hole "Emerald Bay Plantation" course at the Emerald Bay Golf Club facility in Destin, Florida was designed by Robert E. Cupp, ASGCA, to be the Destin Florida premier full service championship 18-hole golf course. Featuring 6,802 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 73.1 and it has a slope rating of 135 on Bermuda grass.  Located on the Bay, there are multiple water features and garden views as the course winds through the exclusive gated community of Emerald Bay. The Emerald Bay Plantation golf course opened in 1991. Jearl McCall manages the course as the General Manager.

Regatta Bay Golf & Country Club (Regatta Bay Golf Course)

P: (850) 337-8080
Nestled among breathtaking nature preserves along the Choctawhatchee Bay, Regatta Bay Golf and Country Club is a true escape into golfer's paradise. Designed by acclaimed course designer and former lead architect for Arnold Palmer, Robert C. Walker, ASGCA , this 6,864 yard, par-72, 18 hole course has a course rating is 73.8 and a slope rating of 148. The Regatta Bay golf course opened in 1998. Legendary Inc. manages this facility, with Bruce Craul as the General Manager and the course offers an extraordinary golf experience for players of all skill levels and was named one of Golf Digest's "Top Places to Play in North America." Regatta Bay offers a host of luxurious amenities.

Kelly Plantation Golf Club

Toll Free: (800) 811-6757
Kelly Plantation Golf Club, located in Destin, FL is one of the most visually impressive and environmentally sensitive golf courses in northwest Florida.  Set along the Choctawhatchee Bay, this semi-private golf club features 18 captivating holes built on the former site of a turpentine plantation owned by Mattie and Coleman Kelly.   Designers Fred Couples and Gene Bates, fashioned an impressive championship golf course from the intrinsic beauty of the land with miles of waterfront, intricate bayous and towering trees.  Kelly Plantation Golf Course boasts 7,099 yards of large contoured greens, wide manicured fairways, and an array of strategically placed hazards and picturesque views of the Choctawhatchee Bay. F longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 74.2 and it has a slope rating of 146 on Bermuda grass. It’s par 72 and the course rating is 4.2 and it has a slope rating of 146 on Bermuda grass.  The Kelly Plantation golf course opened in 1998 and Honours Golf manages this facility. Rated 4 ½ Stars by Golf Digest and in the top 5% of golf courses in North America.

Seascape Resort, Seascape Course

Toll Free: (800) 874-9106
The 18-hole "Seascape" course at the Seascape Resort facility in Destin, Florida features 6,480 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71. The course rating is 71.5 and it has a slope rating of 123.  Designed by Joseph L. Lee, the Seascape golf course opened in 1970. Jay Nettles manages the course as the General Manager.

Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort

Toll Free: (866) 285-6152
With iconic course designers like Robert Trent Jones, Jr., Rees Jones and Tom Jackson all having contributed their design talents at Sandestin, it’s created an unrivaled experience for golfers who are as passionate about the sport. Showered with over 30 awards over four courses, each offers their own special challenges, rewards and unique characteristics. That’s what has attracted high-profile events and competitions including the Champions Tour and the NCAA National Championships. Coupled with the incredible natural beauty of Sandestin’s 72 holes spanning from the beach to the bay and the dedication of their PGA professionals and staff, you’ll be sure to have a great time. Whether you’re there for a casual foursome with friends or looking to work on your game at our Sandestin Golf Academy, Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is there elevate your game.

  1.  Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort (Burnt Pine Golf Course)
    The 18-hole "Burnt Pine" course at the Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort facility in Destin, Florida features 6,996 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 74.7 and it has a slope rating of 144 on Bermuda grass.  Designed by Rees Jones, ASGCA, the Burnt Pine golf course opened in 1994.
  2. Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort (The Links Course)
    The 18-hole "The Links" course at the Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort facility in Destin, Florida features 6,710 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 72.8 and it has a slope rating of 124 on Bermuda grass.  Designed by Tom Jackson, The Links golf course opened in 1972.
  3. Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort (Raven Course)
    The 18-hole "Raven" course at the Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort facility in Destin, Florida features 6,900 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71. Designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr., ASGCA, the Raven golf course opened in 2000.
  4. Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort (Baytowne Course)
    The 18-hole "Baytowne" course at the Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort facility in Destin, Florida features 6,805 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71. The course rating is 73.4 and it has a slope rating of 127 on Bermuda grass.  Designed by Tom Jackson, the Baytowne golf course opened in 2006.

The Golf Garden of Destin (Garden of Destin Golf Course)

P: (850) 837-7422
The 9-hole "Garden of Destin" course at The Golf Garden of Destin facility in Destin, Florida features 1,630 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 29. Garden of Destin golf course opened in 1992. Jodie Lang manages the course as the General Manager.

Santa Rosa Golf & Beach Club (Santa Rosa Golf Course)

P: (850) 267-2229
The 18-hole "Santa Rosa" course at the Santa Rosa Golf & Beach Club facility in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida features 6,466 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 72.0 and it has a slope rating of 139 on Bermuda grass.  Designed by Tom Jackson, the Santa Rosa golf course opened in 1971. Nick Watson, CCM manages the course as the General Manager.

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