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3.9
1010 Reviews (1010)
5 Stars
267
4 Stars
463
3 Stars
197
2 Stars
48
1 Stars
35
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.2
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.8
88.0%
Recommend this course
889 out of 1010 reviews
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3.7
144 Reviews (144)
5 Stars
27
4 Stars
66
3 Stars
33
2 Stars
13
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.9
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.2
80.6%
Recommend this course
116 out of 144 reviews
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3.9
275 Reviews (275)
5 Stars
78
4 Stars
124
3 Stars
49
2 Stars
16
1 Stars
8
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.2
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.4
87.6%
Recommend this course
241 out of 275 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 72
Length 6403 yards
Slope 116
Rating 70.2
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Fort Walton Beach Golf Club - Oaks Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1975
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jim Hughes

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $12 - $16
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 Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant

Reviews

3.9
1010 Reviews (1010)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 17
Brunch 11
19th Hole Specials 6
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 34
Bunkers 30
Forced Carries 27
This course/club is great for:
Seniors 39
Locals 35
Walkers 29
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 48
Near the Airport 19
Worth the Drive 18

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Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Good course, best burger

Greens were terrible but clearly being worked on for the summer. Course not bad for a cheaper public course. Staff is the most friendly and welcoming staff at a course I’ve ever seen. Drinks were cheap and the burger is top 3 burgers I’ve had in my life. Definitely grab one on the way out.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
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Previously Played

Greens horrible

What happened to the greens keeper? You upgraded the irrigation system but you neglected the most important part of the course! Without proper green maintenance you might as well shut it down! Pleaee get your priorities straight!

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Horrible course Conditions

The four- star rating on GolfNow is extremely misleading. The Tee boxes had little grass and had not been mowed. The greens were poor. Weeds had taken over and made it difficult to get a true read. With a little effort by the greens keeper, this has potential to be a nice course. Although, the current conditions make it really hard to recommend. It is not worth the $50 green fee.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 18
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played

Overall the course is a nice course, easy play for any level of player. The Greens are in poor shape and could use some attention

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
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Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Course overall not bad

They obviously did nothing to prevent the growth of poa annua in many of the greens making putting feel like putting over pavers. Ther is not nearly enough grass in the fairways and in the area surrounding the greens - grass layer is thin. They did put in a new irrigation system and hopefully that will help the grass grow better. I have played here a great many times over 12 years and the thin grass of the fairway and greens surround has always existed. There are two fairways - #5 and # 16 that slope sharply downhill in a section and there are always problems with washouts - little effort has been made to resolve the problem over the 12 years I have played there. This course could become much much better just by preventing the poa annua in the greens, seeding the fairways and green surrounds to get a better layer of grass and fix the wash out problems on #5 and #16 fairways.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Ft Walton GC (Pines)

Made reservation for the Oaks course but it was walking only this day. So they put us on the Pines course.

Great course for the money. Greens had some “weeds” growing on them and that caused some puts to go offline. Probably missed 4 or 5 putts due to this.

Great layout and a variety holes was nice.

Will definitely play here again in the future.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 147
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Played On
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Course in bad shape

Played the course a great deal five years ago and it was in great shape. They have really let it slide. Not a level spot on the tee box and all torn up. Fairways were full of divots and dead in spots. Greens had weeds all over. Used to be my favorite public course but will have to look elsewhere.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

The Oaks

Enjoyed the course and layout. Greens had many weed growths on them which affected ball roll and found some rough areas of turf, or no turf. Very attractive layout and fair to all players.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Greens were horrible! !

Played the Oaks course and 16 of 18 greens were infested with nutsage.! No roll just bounce. Won’t be back. Wish I had taken pictures.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens need work

Course was good except for greens spotty pohana causing putts to move off line

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Meh

Layout was good , staff was friendly, pace was fine. The greens were covered in weeds. No chance at having a good round due to the ball not rolling true. No chance at sinking a putt.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Windy Friday

Great course and well maintained. Enjoyed the round.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Course was reasonably priced, the t-boxes could use some work & not much offered in amenities.

I would still recommend the course to a friend.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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