From Kelly Plantation Golf Club in Destin to Sharks Tooth Golf Club in Panama City Beach, the Emerald Coast has numerous award-winning courses for golfers of all skill levels. Many of the courses below are inside of resort communities and part of clubs with wonderful amenities.
Emerald Coast Golf Courses and Clubs
Baytowne Golf Club – Sandestin | 850-267-8155
Expansively renovated in the summer of 2005 by original course architect Tom Jackson, this Florida golf course, twice hailed by Golf Digest’s Places to Play with 4 ½ Stars, is even more exciting. With a routing that takes guests from the beach to the bay, and boasts some of the only elevation change in the area, Baytowne Golf Club is as forgiving from the forward tees as it is challenging from the championship ones.
Burnt Pine Golf Club – Sandestin | 850-267-6500
Breathtaking views along the Choctawhatchee Bay highlight the back nine on this stunning 7,000-yard golf course, while the front side brings golfers through the pine forests and wetlands of the Emerald Coast of Florida. Deemed the “Crown Jewel of Florida Golf” by Golf Magazine and recognized as one of the “Top 30 Courses in Florida” by Golf Digest and Golfweek, this golf club promises a challenging round with inspiring scenery.
Camp Creek Golf Club – Panama City Beach | 850-231-7600
Located between Highway 98 and Scenic Highway 30A, Camp Creek is enclosed in a natural haven of beauty that neighbors the beautiful emerald green waters and white sand beaches of Northwest Florida. Designed by Tom Fazio, Camp Creek offers nearly 7,200 yards of undulated fairways and greens and driveable bunkers, with a view of the green from every tee box. Unlike the traditional flat terrain of Florida, Camp Creek is a fun challenge with few flat lies, and tiered greens that roll quick, but true!
Emerald Bay Golf Club – Destin | 888-465-3229
Emerald Bay is a prestigious golf course community centrally located along the shores of the Choctawhatchee Bay between Destin and the Beaches of South Walton. The course includes multiple water features and views of the bay as it winds through the exclusive gated community of Emerald Bay. The recently completed extensive redesign of the course positions Emerald Bay at the very pinnacle of the Destin area golfing options.
Kelly Plantation Golf Club – Destin | 850-650-7600
Located along the Choctawhatchee Bay in Destin, Florida, Kelly Plantation Golf Course is one of Destin’s premium golf experiences. This semi-private Destin golf course features 18 captivating holes and stretches 7,099 yards. The Bermuda greens of this premium Destin golf course are large, contoured and smooth providing the playability one might expect of a premium class golf course.
The Links Golf Club – Sandestin | 850-267-8144
With five holes that run along the bay, guests are treated to a links-style golf outing like no other on the Emerald Coast. A shot-maker’s course, accuracy and proper club selection are a must if you want to outfox the prevailing Gulf Coast winds. The Links Golf Club at Sandestin has been named one of the “Top Five Golf Courses in Northwest Florida” and one of the “Top 100 Courses in Florida” by Florida Golf News.
Raven Golf Club – Sandestin | 850-267-8155
Raven Golf Club, home in 2006 and 2007 to the Boeing Championship – a stop on the PGA Champions Tour – is masterfully carved through marshes and pine trees. Robert Trent Jones Jr. crafted this unique and visually stunning 6,900-yard par 71 course. Voted “Best New Course in Florida in 2000″ by Florida Golf News. Guests are presented with a myriad of exciting shot options while experiencing dramatic changes in color and texture throughout the course.
Regatta Bay Golf Club – Destin | 850-337-8080
Nestled among breathtaking nature preserves along the Choctawhatchee Bay, Regatta Bay Golf and Country Club is a true escape into golfer’s paradise. 6,894-yard, par-72 course offers an extraordinary golf experience for players of all skill levels. Golf Digest ranked the course among its “Top 200 Places to Play in North America,” as well as one of the “Top 15″ courses in Florida.
Sharks Tooth Golf Club – Panama City Beach | 850-249-3041
Sharks Tooth is an exciting 18 hole regulation course located at the Sharks Tooth Golf Club facility. From the longest tees it presents 7,204 yards of golf for a par of 72. The course was designed by Greg Norman and opened in 2002. The course rating is 74.9 with a slope rating of 136. Sharks Tooth Golf Club is managed by Troon Golf, LLC.