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Bay Point Resort Golf Club

4701 Bay Point Rd,

Panama City Beach, Florida FL 32408

  • Office

    +1 (850) 235 6950
  • Fax

    +1 (850) 230 1723
  • Golf pro

    Jay Iskow (Director of Golf)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Relatively flat terrain.

  • Surroundings:

    Residential, bayside and woodland.

  • Designer:

    Original "Legends" course (1986) was completely redesigned by Gary Nicklaus of Nicklaus Design (2005).
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
7152
5445
4974
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
75.3
66.8
69.9

At the same location:

18-hole par-72 Meadow course (6913 yds from back tees).

Location

Latitude:

30.147319

Longitude:

-85.727574

How to get there:

19 miles (by road) SW of Panama City

Bay Point Resort Golf Club (Nicklaus course)

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.

Est. 1986

Bay Point Resort Golf Club (Nicklaus course): Just across St Andrews Bay from Panama City, you'll find Bay Point Resort and two top-quality and contrasting championship golf courses - the parkland elegance of the tree-lined Meadow course is overshadowed by the usually higher-rated and more expansively roaming Nicklaus course - revamped by the Golden Bear stable in 2005, this out-and-back layout weaves its way through a community of large and discreetly set back housing - the Nicklaus certainly delivers variety, both on and beyond the course - a more tree-lined mid-section on the back-nine (especially at the par-4 12th and par-4 13th) contrasts with the bayside and more condo-flanked front-nine - the Nicklaus's par-4 1st and par-3 2nd signal that small lakes and ponds will frequently threaten on this wonderfully crafted, ever-varied and ever-challenging layout - the par-4 4th and 5th holes steal the scenic honours - both are played alongside the Grand Lagoon where it connects into St Andrews Bay, and offer spectacular bayside views - the signature 5th is a testing short par-4 with a double carry over wetlands, from tee-to-fairway and fairway-to-green - large and often seriously undulating greens are defended by a stylish array of bunkers, both small and large, as well as considerable mounding - like many other holes, the long par-5 9th offers plenty of space from the tee, but also a blind drive, up and over a small ridge - a layout typically characterised by excellent upkeep, variety, challenge and great Nicklaus design work.
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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season (Jan thru' May): $119. Golf cart included.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts compulsory.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

The Bay Point golf courses are managed by the Honours Golf Group. | The highly-rated Nicklaus course resulted from a significant revamp of the earlier Legends course.

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    4200 Marriott Drive, Panama City, FL 32408

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