Windswept Dunes Golf Course


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Windswept Dunes Golf Course Est. 2004

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Windswept Dunes Golf Course: With nature to thank, and a modicum of help from the course designers, Windswept Dunes exudes much of the feel of a traditional, open, links-style golf course - here you will find the area's sandy terrain and attractive pine forest, augmented by rustically crafted dunes, good bunkering and open, lightly rolling fairways - a well-crafted design that creates an authentic and uniquely different inland course on Florida's Emerald Coast - very little housing currently runs alongside or is viewed from the course, allowing you to enjoy this quiet and predominantly natural environment - rippling white dunes, expansive sandy waste areas and occasional stretches of pine forest line the holes - there are sets of tees to challenge players of all levels, with the championship 7600 yardage best left to the pros - as on many links layouts, water only threatens occasionally, but beware when it does - the excellent par-3 2nd, a mere 244 yards from the tips, requires a tee-to-green carry over a good-sized pond (rather grandly called Lake Hernandez) - clusters of flattish bunkers are often discreetly tucked alongside the generally good-width fairways, and around the large and prodigiously sloping greens - as the Club promises, "you'll be swept away by the experience," but just hope that the wind isn't blowing too hard and the sweeping is not too literal.

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Making Contact

Windswept Dunes Golf Course
11 Clubhouse Drive,
Freeport, Florida FL 32439
USA
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Office   +1 (850) 835 1847
Pro Shop  
Fax

  +1 (850) 835 2554

Email   customerservice@windsweptdunes.com
Website   www.windsweptdunes.com
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Golf Pro
 
Eric Farrior (Head Golf Professional)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Relatively flat terrain.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and residential.
 
Designer: Doug O'Rourke
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7607 5839 5199
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 76.8 67.7 69.6
 
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How2Get There?

36 miles E of Destin

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season: $65, 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
Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts compulsory; carts are fitted with GPS.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Doug O'Rourke, known as "Dozer Doug," has completed over 20 golf course projects, mainly in the USA's Midwest. Here at Windswept Dunes he performed the dual role of designer and builder, soon realising that this, his 23rd project was destined to become his favourite.

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Latitude: (30.487226)
Longitude: (-86.030974)
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