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3.6
638 Reviews (638)
5 Stars
123
4 Stars
267
3 Stars
153
2 Stars
56
1 Stars
39
Conditions
3.2
Value
4.0
Layout
3.9
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.6
77.0%
Recommend this course
497 out of 638 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.8
128 Reviews (128)
5 Stars
31
4 Stars
56
3 Stars
31
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.3
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.7
82.8%
Recommend this course
106 out of 128 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.8
178 Reviews (178)
5 Stars
42
4 Stars
75
3 Stars
42
2 Stars
13
1 Stars
6
Conditions
3.3
Value
4.2
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.7
80.9%
Recommend this course
144 out of 178 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Resort
Par 36
Length 3485 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A

Editor's Note: Course closed for business. See Bluewater Bay Golf Club listing.

Course Details

Year Built 1981
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tom Fazio (1981) Jerry Pate (1981)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro No
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Marina, Banquet Facilities

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Tennis

Reviews

3.6
638 Reviews (638)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 23
Watching the Game 10
Amazing Food 9
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 46
Bunkers 37
Narrow Fairways 23
This course/club is great for:
Locals 29
Playing Multiple Courses 27
Seniors 24
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 29
Worth the Drive 19
In the 'Burbs 15

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Played On
Reviews 30
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
First Time Playing

First time playing 4/6/2021

Fairways are bad. Ground is hard as a rock with no fluff. Like trying to chip off of concrete. Club house is small. Cook slept in so no food, snacks, or drinks. Greens and Tee boxes were in decent shape. Course was very cheap for 18 holes. Course does offer a couple of nice views of the bay. If looking to have a great score, don’t come here.

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Worth the drive over the bridge from Destin

Staying in Destin during spring break and looked to book a next day tee time around 8-9am. For the price and proximity to where we stay I would play this course every time I’m in Destin. Not as easy as you would think and overall was worth the price.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 30
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good value!

Course is a bit rough in places, but greens were good, cost was low for a vacation town, and there are some nice views along the water. Don’t expect a plush course, but all things considered we felt good about our experience.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Decent greens but the rest of the course is...

Many of the fairways and surrounding areas were not only unmowed but had weeds growing up everywhere. It was basically hitting from green tee boxes to greens with wastelands in between. The course doesn’t look like it’s even been attempted to maintain. The layout is decent but in such poor shape you can find many other courses in the area that are far better for the money.

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

Nice Layout and Good Value

Fairways were open and greens were in decent shape. This course winds through a residential area and is likely the best value for the dollar in the Destin area

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful value course

This course has everything. Well maintained greens and was absolutely beautiful. Staff was very Friendly as well.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good little course

Good little course, but needs some work on the conditions. You can tell it use to be an awesome course awhile ago. It’s like the ownership changed hands and the new owners stopped taking care of the grounds. Tee boxes were rough with tons of divers, fairways were fair, greens looked great, but haven’t been cut in about a week. It was like putting on carpet. This place has so much potential, but just needs some TLC. Staff was very friendly. Great for the price.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 64
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Routing

The course has closed its Lakes nine holes that’s understandable , so they should have rerouted the other two. After finishing #4 you should turn left and play the nine holes at what they call the Marsh and then come back and play the rest of the Bay holes. That would save time and energy and confusion and make it safer for players crossing the roadways. Finishing on #9 of the Bay for 18 holes.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun Round

Course could use some work, but the layout was great. This course sits in beautiful surroundings, the pace was perfect and the staff was very friendly. The restaurant was delicious as well.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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