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3.2
657 Reviews (657)
5 Stars
108
4 Stars
248
3 Stars
152
2 Stars
79
1 Stars
70
Conditions
2.7
Value
3.6
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.4
63.1%
Recommend this course
460 out of 657 reviews
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Avg Rating
2.7
71 Reviews (71)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
19
3 Stars
13
2 Stars
12
1 Stars
20
Conditions
2.3
Value
2.9
Layout
3.6
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.1
47.9%
Recommend this course
34 out of 71 reviews
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2.9
171 Reviews (171)
5 Stars
18
4 Stars
46
3 Stars
40
2 Stars
27
1 Stars
40
Conditions
2.4
Value
3.3
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.2
54.4%
Recommend this course
93 out of 171 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6743 yards
Slope 129
Rating 73.5

Located along the shores of Choctawhatchee Bay, Shalimar Pointe Golf Club enjoys a scenic, rolling landscape dotted with trees. This often-overlooked golf course has been considered one of the Emerald Coast's best-kept secrets but the word is beginning to get out. The course, due to its challenging but playable nature, has been used for U.S. Open qualifiers and it was host to the Emerald Coast Tour. The layout features immaculately manicured greens that are framed by strategic bunkering and water hazards on a number of holes. The golf course is challenging but fair with five sets of tees to accommodate players of all skill levels. The course is Shalimar Pointe's main attraction but it is complemented by extensive practice facilities including an expansive driving range, putting green and chipping green.

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Course Details

Year Built 1968
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Tifdwarf Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Joe Finger (1986) Ken Dye (1986)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks, Restaurant, Beverage Carts

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Reviews

3.2
657 Reviews (657)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 20
Watching the Game 9
Brunch 8
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 48
Water Hazards 41
Undulating Greens 35
This course/club is great for:
Locals 35
Advanced Golfers 22
Seniors 22
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 29
Worth the Drive 17
In the 'Burbs 16

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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice layout

Very pretty layout. Grass a little thin at this time in the season. Fun to play and rewards good shots.. Greens were in good shape. Great course to walk if they'll let you.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 44
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great course for the price

If you are looking for a good course at a decent price then this is a great course

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0

Excellent quality for the price

I played this course for the first time since summer and was pleasantly surprised by the improvement in the course conditions. Greens and fairways were in good condition. Tee boxes had a lot of divots but were mostly filled in. Courses in this area are very expensive and this course offers excellent quality for the price.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Good bang for your buck

I have always played this course when I am in Florida. I love the layout and I am pretty sure this is a Pete Dye course. It makes you think about just about every shot.
I noticed this time that there were a lot of bad reviews. They must have had a problem during the summer. When I played in December the grass on the greens looked great. They were just a little slow. They probably had them that way for a reason. I think those people that were whining need to pull your pants up and make a shot

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Previously Played

Bad policies ruin mediocre course

I’ve played here a few times — usually very relaxed play as it’s rarely crowded. Course has always been in OK condition and play is usually fun. I tried to play on 12/30 but we had a very bad rain storm and only finished 4 holes. I asked for a rain check but they only gave 9 since I had finished more than 3 holes. Not the best policy when they are looking for repeat players. In addition, the cost to play if you pay in the clubhouse vs using golf now is $13 more than using golf now. When I enquired about this, they said it was a convenience charge for letting me reserve a time at the course vs, golf now. So if you do decide to play here, use golf now and save some money.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 12/31/2021

Thank you for taking the time to review and leave your feedback of your recent round with us. We would like to apologize for any inconvenience you experienced at the course with us. Your feedback is extremely important to us. It is always our utmost goal to provide our golfers with a fun and enjoyable time and apologize if we missed the mark. For further resolution in this matter, please feel free to reach out to our staff in the pro shop. We hope to hear from you soon!

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Shalimar Pointe Review

Course is improving from loss of greens and irrigation system loss! But $57 is too much to play this course!

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 01/13/2022

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the team. Thanks for visiting Shalimar Pointe Golf Club, and we hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 40
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 12/27/2021

Hello, thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We see what you rated the course and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit.

We take customer feedback very seriously at our course. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop and tell us what's on your mind.

Played On
Reviews 40
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Worse every year.

Worse ever year sums it up. Getting very run down. Greens are patched like a quilt and still lots of bare spots. Even the carts are trash all the seats are worn through and don't look like any cleaned.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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Commented on 12/27/2021

Hi, thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the poor experience you had during your visit. Your feedback about the course is important to us. We are working to get everything up to par. The current condition is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can make improvements before your next game, and we will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Shalimar Pointe Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 40
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Commented on 12/27/2021

Hello, thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We see what you rated the course and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit.

We take customer feedback very seriously at our course. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop and tell us what's on your mind.

Played On
Reviews 40
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Down hill

This course headed down hill. Doesn't look like they keep it up.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
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Commented on 12/27/2021

Hi, thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the poor experience you had during your visit. Your feedback about the course is important to us. We are working to get everything up to par. The current condition is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can make improvements before your next game, and we will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Shalimar Pointe Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 40
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Down Hill

Going downhill fast, not making any course improvement.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Commented on 12/27/2021

Hi, thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the poor experience you had during your visit. Your feedback about the course is important to us. We are working to get everything up to par. The current condition is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can make improvements before your next game, and we will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Shalimar Pointe Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 40
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Gone Downhill

From tee to green the course has gone down hill. The greens were patchy and all had bare spots.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
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Commented on 12/17/2021

Hi, thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the poor experience you had during your visit. Your feedback about the course is important to us. We are working to get everything up to par. We have projects ongoing to recover the fairways and greens. The current condition is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can make improvements before your next game, and we will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Shalimar Pointe Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Okay

Okay conditions. I booked as a single and was basically stuck in the middle of a ladies club event which killed the pace of play. Shouldn't even offer tee times if you have to play around or behind an event.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 12/17/2021

Hi, thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. We will make note and we hope to see you back at Shalimar Pointe Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Conditions on golf course Shalimar

Good layout for majority of holes

Poor conditions on course: worst greens, no grass on fairways

This golf course is overrated

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 12/08/2021

Thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the poor experience you had during your visit. The current condition is by no means the standard we strive to achieve and are working diligently to improve the course. Thank you for playing and we hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Much improvement

They are doing a lot of good work on this golf course. It’s pretty challenging, and the greens are improving dramatically.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course has come along wag

Staff has done a great job this course has improved drastically since the spring. I’m sure it will continue to look better keep on doing what your doing.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 11/29/2021

Hello! We appreciate the review. You rated us 3-stars which means there is room to improve on your recent experience at Shalimar Pointe Golf Club. Let us know, in the comments, how and where you would like to see changes from the course. Thanks for the feedback!

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Commented on 11/24/2021

We see you rated the course 1 star and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take single-star feedback very seriously at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback.

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