Scenic Hills Country Club

3-star: a good golf course with many fine features.
   Scenic Hills Country Club Est. 1959

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Scenic Hills Country Club: The only Florida golf course to have staged a U.S. Open Championship to date (see Did You Know section below), Scenic Hills is still capable of giving your game a thorough workout - although some of its grandeur may have waned over time, you'll find more elevation change here than on most courses in the Sunshine State - three tricky and relatively tight holes start your round, with a straight, downhill par-4 to lead the way, a testing and doglegging short par-5 to follow, and the gently climbing, straight par-4 3rd closely attended by housing on your rightside - although bunkering is limited along the uncontoured fairways, it's a different matter when you arrive at the small and subtly sloping putting greens - on this scenic and pleasantly undulating, though not excessively hilly layout, the green surrounds are nicely mounded and home to solid bunker defences - water plays a limited part in proceedings, although has its moments courtesy of a creek that meanders north-south through the course - the creek dangerously slices across the fairway on the par-4 6th and par-5 11th, and will need to be crossed from the tee at the 2nd, and par-4 13th and 15th - the pick of the par-3s is the good-length 16th, a deep bunker awaiting anything hit slightly left of target - the course threads its way through a mix of housing and occasional stretches of woodland, with several sharply doglegging holes on the front-nine and arguably the most attractive holes saved for the close of the back-nine.

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Scenic Hills Country Club
8891 Burning Tree Rd,
Pensacola, Florida FL 32514
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Office   +1 (850) 476 0380
Pro Shop   +1 (850) 476 0611

  +1 (850) 471 1503

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Golf Pro
Peter Palacios Jr (General Mgr)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
Surroundings: Residential and woodland.
Designer: Originally designed by Chic Adams (1959); redesigned by Jerry Pate (1992)
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6730 6021 5150
Par 71 71 71
SSS or Slope 73.4 70.0 71.0
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How2Get There?

5 miles N of Pensacola

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season: weekdays $41; weekends $51. Golf cart included. Reduced twilight 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

Practice facilities
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Did you know?

Scenic Hills is a member of the Emerald Coast Golf Trail. It is also the only course in the state of Florida to host a U.S. Open event, namely the 1969 Womens U.S. Open, won by Donna Caponi.

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Latitude: (30.543515)
Longitude: (-87.235369)
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