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4.5
605 Reviews (605)
5 Stars
336
4 Stars
233
3 Stars
27
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.0
98.4%
Recommend this course
586 out of 605 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
4.7
85 Reviews (85)
5 Stars
58
4 Stars
25
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.7
98.8%
Recommend this course
84 out of 85 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
4.6
183 Reviews (183)
5 Stars
112
4 Stars
68
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.6
99.5%
Recommend this course
182 out of 183 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 72
Length 6901 yards
Slope 133
Rating 73.0
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Rocky Bayou Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1973
Greens TifEagle Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Bill Amick (1973) Earl Stone (2003)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $17

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Conference Facilities, Banquet Facilities, Locker Rooms

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Tennis

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Friendliest Courses in the U.S. (2016 #20)
  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Florida (2015 #19)

Reviews

4.5
605 Reviews (605)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 9
Undulating Greens 9
Elevation Changes 8
This course/club is great for:
Locals 11
Advanced Golfers 10
Seniors 8
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 11
Convenient to the City 9

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Played On
Reviews 21
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun day with my son from Ohio

A little rain didn't even stop us. We always try to play this course as it is well maintained, challenging and reasonably priced.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 20
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

favorite course

for the price, rocky bayou is the best value without paying a fortune to play.
an everyday golfer's joy to play"

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 21
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Walrus

Excellent gem off beaten path!.
Great layout and fun, well maintained track. Will definitely play golf there again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Fast greens, Slow play

Hit off grass on the range. Big fast practice green. Weird very sloped chipping area with bunker. Tee boxes a little beat up. Good fairways. Super fast big greens. Several challenging holes. Nice layout that keeps your interest. Slow pace of play is always likely here. Played here half a dozen times and have always enjoyed it.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 17
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 17
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

May 1 Golf

Loved the layout of the course. It has many good, challenging holes. We played with a couple and had a great time. We will go again when we’re back in the area. Shot 76 with 3-3 putts.

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

Excellent value for the area

Played here first time. Visit area often and found the course on GolfNow. Great value. Friendly shop. Didn’t get any food or drinks so can’t review them. Greens excellent condition end of April. Fairways very good. Bunkers and rough fine. Played blue white mix tees about 6100 yds.
You will enjoy.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Great Value

Course in Great condition. Greens are smooth and pretty fast. Chipping around them can be difficult if you short side yourself. Fairways and tee boxes are nice. Plenty of driving range space and large putting green. The fairways are tree lined, so you have to hit it straight or be prepared to punch out. I prefer the shot making rather than hitting it into wide open fairways all day.. I recommend this place as to paying $100+ in Destin.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Always Delightful

Magnificent weather and course. Foursome ahead was slow, very slow. But we always love to play this course. Greens and fairways are so well maintained. Challenging but fun course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Vacation golf

To get a member for a day tee time at a semi private club and for the price on golf now was unbelievable. We played Emerald cove previous and paid double the price of what we payed at Rocky Bayou!! The course is beautifully laid out and challenging. Plenty of picturesque holes and the man at the pro desk couldn’t have been nicer. Was teamed up with a gentleman who has played the course many times which helped out tremendously. Greens were true Would def play there again if I’m back in the Destin Area.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Member for a day

So got a golf now deal Member for a day$60. Beautifully laid out course. They set you up with 3 straight toward holes. Then the course gives you the challenge your looking for. Greens were immaculate. Fairways in very good condition and tee boxes were in great condition. If I’m ever back down in the Destin area, I would definitely play here again!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

I recommand this course

Greens are impeccable and fast. We had a great day.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
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 15
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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