Fairways at Indian Bayou Golf Club in Destin are generally wide and forgiving.
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4.6
1459 Reviews (1459)
5 Stars
915
4 Stars
471
3 Stars
53
2 Stars
15
1 Stars
5
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.2
94.6%
Recommend this course
1405 out of 1459 reviews
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4.6
118 Reviews (118)
5 Stars
83
4 Stars
25
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.2
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.6
93.2%
Recommend this course
110 out of 118 reviews
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Avg Rating
4.5
370 Reviews (370)
5 Stars
219
4 Stars
116
3 Stars
22
2 Stars
11
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.1
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.7
92.2%
Recommend this course
341 out of 370 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 7078 yards
Slope 132
Rating 74.6
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Indian Bayou Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1978
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Earl Stone

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Courses for Pace of Play in the U.S. (2020 #14)
  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Florida (2020 #15) (2019 #23)

Reviews

4.6
1459 Reviews (1459)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 29
Brunch 13
19th Hole Scenic Views 7
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 64
Bunkers 62
Forced Carries 39
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 55
Playing Multiple Courses 45
A Weekend Splurge 37
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 73
Near the Airport 41
Near Local Attractions 39

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Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Pleased

Wonderful coarse . Greens were in great shape for this time of year . Putted true .

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Good golf course, typical beachy layout, probably the second best greens in all of Destin behind Kelly plantation. Really good practice area.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Greens were top notch
Fairways were good condition
Some very tuff shots - loved 18
Back nine I liked the best - beautiful tree lined views from tee box

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Track!

The golf course is in excellent condition. The greens although they were punched recently, rolled true and fast. We were lucky there was no one in front of us and our pace was very good. We finished the round in less than 4 hours. I will visit this track again during my next visit to the area.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 49
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Indian Bayou is a great golf course

The greens and overall maintenance of the course was very good

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

This is one of my favorite courses in this area! The course is well maintained and the layout is fun and easy for beginners with the greens being slightly difficult to make it interesting. Staff is great and pace of play was on point.
Also, the hotdogs they sell are HUGE and delicious!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Played winter golf on a cold day. Staff was pleasant and informative. Played 18 in 3 hours! Greens were magnificent, course was in good shape. Great value for your $$$

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Been play the Bayou for 35 + years and it is always in Great shape Now that it is back to the original 18 it is in the best condition ever......

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

December golf trip.

Leaving home where it was 20 degrees and snowing, to arrive in Florida greeted with 73 and sunny couldn’t be much better. That is until we went to Indian Bayou. The staff was very friendly and welcoming, an excellent course, and great greens. It exceeded all expectations.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Destin Golf Gem

Excellent as always. Looking to go again in April 2022

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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