The Links Course at Sandestin


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   The Links Course at Sandestin Est. 1973

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The Links Course at Sandestin: Just east of Destin on Florida's Emerald Coast, the Sandestin Resort boasts four impressive championship golf courses - set apart from the other three in terms of look, feel and location, the relatively open Links course offers many fabulous views onto Choctawhatchee Bay - its is arguably the most forgiving layout when there's no wind; and definitely the fiercest when there is - the par-4 6th to the par-5 9th on the front-nine, and the closing stretch on the back-nine from the par-5 13th are as scenic as you'll find on the Florida panhandle - many of these holes hug the Bay's shoreline and bordering wetlands - the stunning par-4 14th includes a dramatic carry onto an island green, while the par-4 15th threads its way to the green with water on both sides - the par-3 16th requires yet another well judged iron-shot across water, and the closing par-4 18th comprises an island fairway and water-surrounded green - the bayside splendour of the par-5 9th (which might evoke thoughts of the last at Harbour Town, or even Pebble !) more than compensates for holes 2 through 5, the layout's least interesting stretch, which loops around a residential development and alongside the Emerald Coast Parkway (Hwy 98) - although not as impressively mounded or maintained as Sandestin's two standard-bearers (Burnt Pine and Raven), the Links course is all about having fun beside the Bay, with stunning views and great scenery to be enjoyed along the way.

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Making Contact

The Links Course 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 8144
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.
Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.
 
Surroundings: Bayside and residential.
 
Designer: Tom Jackson
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6710 5777 4696
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 72.2 69.0 69.2
 
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How2Get There?

9 miles E of Destin

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (March thru' mid-Aug): $75. 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
Limited
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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: (30.384769)
Longitude: (-86.339324)
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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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