Photo of Hammock Beach Resort (Ocean course)

Hammock Beach Resort

200 Ocean Crest Drive,

Palm Coast, Florida FL 32137

  • Office

    +1 (386) 246 5500
  • Pro shop

    +1 (386) 447 4611
  • Fax

    +1 (386) 447 4699
  • Golf pro

    Brad Hauer (Director of Golf)
  • Academy

    The Golf Academy at Hammock Beach

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes and some long green-to-tee distances

  • Surroundings:

    Oceanside, woodland and residential.

  • Designer:

    A Jack Nicklaus Signature Design
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
7201
5811
5115
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
77.0
69.7
71.3

Location

Latitude:

29.605770

Longitude:

-81.186422

How to get there:

33 miles NW of Daytona Beach (Intl Airport)

From I-95 take exit 289 (Palm Coast) and follow Palm Coast Pkwy, direction Palm Coast East / A1A Beaches. After 3 mi cross toll bridge ($2, minimum, cash only) and follow Hammock Dunes Pkwy. After 2 mi, at third stop sign, turn right into 16th Rd. Take the first left to the guard gate entrance of Club at Hammock Beach.

Hammock Beach Resort (Ocean course)

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

Est. 2000

Hammock Beach Resort (Ocean course): True to its name, the top-quality Ocean Course at Hammock Beach provides you with six oceanside holes to enjoy. When you are not facing out to sea, this demanding Jack Nicklaus signature design still retains something of an open, seaside golf feel, with generally good-width fairways, some pleasant though not tiring elevation changes and an array of pot bunkering protecting the more elevated greens.

The two nine-hole loops, which start on either side of the practice ground, take you away from and then bring you back to the ocean. As you head inland on each of the two loops, palms, palmettos and other smaller trees begin to line the fairways. Several large ponds create menacing, fairway-hugging water hazards on several holes. The penultimate hole on each nine is a fabulously crafted and challenging par-3, played to an ocean backdrop. The par-4 9th and 18th are both flanked by and set just above the beach. An island-green awaits your approach shot at the par-5 6th.

Holiday homes and the large, oceanfront Hammock Beach hotel occasionally get into the picture, but generally set well out of harm's way from errant shots. If you've done well up to the 14th, don't get too complacent. The wonderfully scenic final four holes, set against lakeside and oceanside scenery, are collectively known as the "Bear Claw", and more than capable of mauling the best of scorecards.

Stay & Play at Hammock Beach: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.
List of courses: Florida - North East
  • Photo of Hammock Beach Resort (Ocean course)
  • Photo of Hammock Beach Resort (Ocean course)
  • Photo of Hammock Beach Resort (Ocean course)
  • Photo of Hammock Beach Resort (Ocean course)
  • Photo of Hammock Beach Resort (Ocean course)
  • Photo of Hammock Beach Resort (Ocean course)
  • Photo of Hammock Beach Resort (Ocean course)
  • Photo of Hammock Beach Resort (Ocean course)
  • Photo of Hammock Beach Resort (Ocean course)
  • Photo of Hammock Beach Resort (Ocean course)

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Resort guests (staying at Hammock Beach Resort) can book to play on weekdays and weekends.

Limited opportunities exist for public play, based on the advanced purchase of a fixed number of rounds (currently 12).

Green fees

Resort guest fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season: $225. Golf cart included.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts compulsory for visitors. Golf carts are fitted with GPS.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

Hammock Beach is a member of the Salamander Hotels & Resorts collection, together with other top-rated Florida resorts such as Innisbrook and Reunion.

The Ocean Course Clubhouse is encompassed within Hammock Beach Resort Lodge, and features a full-service golf shop, Atlantic Grille restaurant and well-appointed guestrooms. With views of the Atlantic Ocean and the eighteenth hole, spacious locker rooms and a casual bar, this is a clubhouse to relax in and conduct that all-important post-round analysis. Hammock Beach's Conservatory course, is located approx 9 miles away by road, and has its own clubhouse.

Where2Stay

  • Hammock Beach ResortAAA 4-Diamond

    200 Ocean Crest Drive, Palm Coast, FL 32137

    +1 (386) 246 5500

    Visit website
    Located in north-east Florida, beside the Atlantic Ocean, you'll find one of the State's best family and golf resort destinations. Hammock Beach Resort offers luxury accommodations, golf by Nicklaus and Watson, a rejuvenating spa, state-of-the-art fitness centre, great dining, harborside tennis and a multi-level water park. Accommodations range from one to four bedroom suites, as well as condos and two and three bedroom villas. Most units offer scenic views overlooking the ocean, golf course and/or the Intracoastal Waterway.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      Hammock Beach (Ocean course)

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Hammock Beach (Conservatory course) (9 mi).

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Cypress Knoll; Pine Lakes.

Find a course

Or

Tournaments

British Women’s Open: the year’s final women’s major championship heads for mighty Muirfield in East Lothian, Scotland, with Anna Nordqvist defending (Aug 4-7).

FedEx Cup playoffs: the PGA Tour’s season finale starts in Memphis (TPC Southwind; Aug 11-14) and culminates in Atlanta (East Lake; Aug 25-28) … for the winner, the biggest prize in world golf … $18 million.

Rory McIlroy winner Fedex Cup 2022

Who's Who

Will Zalatoris: after recent runner-up finishes in major championship, Zalatoris lands his first PGA Tour win at the 2022 FedEx St Jude Championship.

Tom Weiskopf: 1973 Open Championship winner and top course designer Tom Weiskopf will be remembered for his many victories in the 70s, as well as his powerful hitting and occasional fiery moments on the course.

Tom Weiskopf

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.

Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.

Costa Cruise & Golf

Costa’s "Cruise & Golf" allows golfers and their families to combine a unique golfing experience with the relaxation and fun of a cruise on board Costa Smeralda. Golf enthusiasts are offered a choice from 23 top-quality golf clubs; their chosen courses are played during the ship’s port calls in Italy, France and Spain. While the golfers are driving the fairways, accompanying non-golfers are able to enjoy the amenities and activities on-board, or explore wonderful places on day excursions organised by Costa. Read more ...

Costa Cruise Travel

Popular videos

You can subscribe to the Where2Golf channel on YT if you like to see more video content. You'll find a "Subscribe" button on any of our YouTube videos. Or if you want a quick and direct access subscribe here. Once done, any new published videos will show up in your Subscriptions feed.

Ryder Cup 2021 at Whistling Straits

What is the Golf World Top 100?

Woking Golf club