Indian Bayou Golf Club


3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   Indian Bayou Golf Club Est. 1978

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Indian Bayou Golf Club: Located in close proximity to several other excellent golf courses in Destin, Indian Bayou is one of the best value, surprise packages on the Emerald Coast - here you'll find 27 holes of challenging, enjoyable golf, occupying a predominantly natural setting - this excellently maintained layout comprises the equally impressive Seminole, Choctaw and Creek nines - although the terrain is essentially flat, you'll be confronted by plenty of excellent mounding and bunkering around the greens, as well as small lakes and ponds flanking several fairways - wetland carries also play their part, especially on the tight and testing middle section of the Creek course - all three nines contain a mix of tree-lined holes with others that are more open - some would argue that the most scenic combination includes the longer and more open Seminole-nine in combination with the predominantly tree-lined Choctaw - however to sample the most open terrain and the most tightly tree-lined, you need to tee it up on the Creek course - the 5th (Creek) and 6th (Seminole) are the pick of the par-3s, one or two of the others lacking any appreciable wow factor - unobtrusive housing (plus an equally unintrusive aerodrome) skirt a few stretches of the course perimeter, leaving you to relax and enjoy the undoubted parkland pleasures of Indian Bayou, not the least of which is applying your putting skills on some of the best greens on the Emerald Coast.

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Making Contact

Indian Bayou Golf Club
1 Country Club Drive East,
Destin, Florida FL 32541
USA
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Office   +1 (850) 837 6191 (tee-times)
Pro Shop   +1 (850) 837 6192
Fax

  +1 (850) 650 2284

Email   info@indianbayougolf.com
Website   www.indianbayougolf.com
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Golf Pro
 
Jim Carpenter (Director of Golf)
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About the course

The course: 27 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.
 
Surroundings: Residential, woodland and wetlands.
 
Designer: Earl Stone
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7078 5956 5226
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 74.6 68.9 70.7
 
At the Same Location:
Above distances/ratings are for the Seminole-Choctaw combination. The Creek-nine (at 3433 yds from back tees) is similar in length to the other two nines.
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How2Get There?

1 mile E of Destin

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season: Sun-Thur $65; Fri/Sat $75, golf cart included. Reduced twilight rates also available after 1pm. [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 after 1pm.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

The three-nine hole loops at Indian Bayou take their names from indigenous Native American tribes that occupied lands east of the Mississippi River, including Florida. Seminoles are the most Floridian tribe, which formed in the 18th century, predominantly from Creek indians (also known as Muscogee or Muskogee people). Like the Creeks, the Choctaw also come from the southeast (Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, and Louisiana) and are also part of the Muskogean linguistic group.

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Location

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Latitude: (30.394706)
Longitude: (-86.459377)
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