Not all golf courses along the Emerald Coast are located in Destin or South Walton. Locate golf courses off the beaten path with Destin Information.
Freeport, Fort Walton Beach, Niceville, Eglin, Milton, Navarre,and DeFuniak are home to notable Golf Courses along the Emerald Coast. Find golf courses in areas surrounding Destin, Florida. With a diverse selection of top-notch courses it will be difficult selecting just one to perfect your golf swing.
While the 750 acre setting is breathtaking, what makes Windswept Dunes truly remarkable is that there are no crowds, no hustle and bustle at all. Off the beaten path, it is easy to be serene; it is natural to be happy. Each of the dune-lined holes has its own unique character, offering one memorable experience after another.
The Fort Walton Beach Golf Club consists of two 18-hole golf courses. The Pines Course features a challenging layout of over 6,800 yard through an upland pine forest. The Oaks Course offers over 6,400 yards of narrow, oak-lined fairways and challenging water hazards. The Club also holds many community charity golf tournaments.
Bluewater features four nine hole courses designed by renowned golf architects Tom Fazio and Jerry Pate, each course features a unique layout. Play along the shoreline of Choctawhatchee Bay and then move through southern woodlands followed by a journey through a pristine wetland area.
The Eglin Golf Course offers 36-holes of golf. It’s ranked 1st in AFMC, 3rd in US military courses and 61st among the thousands of Florida courses. The Golf Course complex consists of 450 acres with 250 acres of fairways and greens and two separate courses – the Eagle and the Falcon.
The Moors Golf Course is designed by John B. LaFoy and patterned after a links course in Scotland, the birthplace of golf. The Moors provides both the high handicapper and seasoned professional an ideal setting to improve their swing.
Established in 1988 and designed by the renowned golf course architect Ron Garl, The Club at Hidden Creek is well known for its superb conditions, fast greens, lush landscaping, rolling terrain, and scenic layout. The 18-hole championship golf course plays 7,012 yards from the back tees and provides excitement for golfers of any skill level.
The Hombre Golf Club opened for play in 1989. Hombre’s 27 Holes, “The Good, The Bad & The Ugly” feature water on 21 out of 27 holes and is manicured to PGA specifications. Both scenic and challenging, Hombre is nestled amidst wetlands, marshes, lakes, and is beautifully framed with natural vegetation.
The 18-hole DeFuniak Springs course at the Country Club features 6,619 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72 . The course rating is 69.2 and it has a slope rating of 125. Designed by Milton and Dorothy Fullwiler, the DeFuniak Springs golf course opened in 1935. Penny Partridge manages the course as the General Manager.