Baytowne Golf Club (at Sandestin)


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Baytowne Golf Club (at Sandestin) Est. 1984

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Baytowne Golf Club (at Sandestin): Just east of Destin on Florida's Emerald Coast, the Sandestin Resort boasts four impressive championship golf courses - the ever-popular Baytowne course combines a pleasant variety of golf holes and settings, and is perhaps an easier-going proposition than Sandestin's highly-rated Burnt Pine and Raven layouts - laid out on either side of a clubhouse that also serves the Raven course, Baytowne comprises two contrasting nine-hole loops - the front-nine heads north into a resort-style environment, bringing you close to the buzzing Village of Baytowne Wharfs - on the first ten holes (and later the 14th and 16th) you will frequently be challenged by the presence of water, with small lakes and ponds skirting several fairways and defending many greens - stylish bunkering also plays its part, especially around the greens and along some fairways - the back-nine takes you south, to within a few hundred yards of the Gulf of Mexico - holes 13, 14 and 15 form a testing loop on the other side of the Emerald Coast Parkway (Hwy 98) - the tight, villa and condo-lined par-4 13th and uphill par-5 15th are separated by the fabulous par-3 14th - here, under the gaze of towering condo blocks, a testing tee-shot is required to find the seriously water and bunker threatened green - Baytowne's continued popularity is assured, with more undulation than is found on most of the area's courses, several nicely elevated tees to play from, a forward set of Junior tees to encourage family play and the benefit of a significant renovation in the mid-2000s.

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Making Contact

Baytowne Golf Club at Sandestin
9300 Emerald Coast Pkwy,
Sandestin, Florida FL 32550
USA
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Office   +1 (850) 267 8211
Pro Shop   +1 (850) 267 8155
Fax

 

Email   golf@sandestin.com
Website   www.sandestin.com
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Golf Pro
 
Rick Hileman (Director of Golf Operations)
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Academy
 
Sandestin Golf Academy
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb and some long green-to-tee distances.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and residential.
 
Designer: Tom Jackson
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6804 5517 4770
Par 71 71 71
SSS or Slope 73.2 65.4 67.7
 
At the Same Location:
18-hole par-71 Raven course (6931 yds from back tees).
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How2Get There?

10 miles E of Destin

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (March thru' Oct): $89. Golf cart included. Reduced afternoon (from 2pm) and resort guest rates. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted at certain times (contact Pro Shop for information).

Practice facilities
Excellent
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Did you know?

Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort is a 2,400-acre premier destination resort, located in Destin on Florida's Emerald Coast. Guests enter a world of 30 charming village neighborhoods featuring condominiums, villas, town homes and a wide variety of hotel accommodation. The resort boasts more than seven miles of sugar-white sand beach and bayfront property, four championship golf courses, 15 world-class tennis courts, 19 swimming pools, a 98-slip marina, water sports, children’s programs, a fitness center and spa, 65,000 square feet of meeting space and a pedestrian village complete with a wide array of shops, restaurants and vibrant nightlife.

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Location

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Latitude: (30.384704)
Longitude: (-86.318432)
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Sandestin Beach & Golf Resort 
9300 Emerald Coast Parkway West, Destin, FL 32550
+1 (850) 267 8150
www.sandestin.com

Sandestin's 1,500 accommodations and vacation rentals are grouped into four resort areas: Beachside, Village, Dockside and Linkside. Each of the four Florida resorts offers a unique locale, secure environment, and a rate range designed to suit your style and accommodate your budget.

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