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Indian Bayou Golf Club

1 Country Club Drive East,

Destin, Florida FL 32541

  • Office

    +1 (850) 837 6191 (tee-times)
  • Pro shop

    +1 (850) 837 6192
  • Fax

    +1 (850) 650 2284
  • Golf pro

    Jim Carpenter (Director of Golf)

About the course

  • The Course:

    27 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Residential, woodland and wetlands.

  • Designer:

    Earl Stone
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
7078
5956
5226
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
74.6
68.9
70.7

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Seminole-Choctaw combination. The Creek-nine (at 3433 yds from back tees) is similar in length to the other two nines.

Location

Latitude:

30.394706

Longitude:

-86.459377

How to get there:

1 mile E of Destin

Indian Bayou Golf Club

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1978

Indian Bayou Golf Club: Located in close proximity to several other excellent golf courses in Destin, Indian Bayou is one of the best value, surprise packages on the Emerald Coast - here you'll find 27 holes of challenging, enjoyable golf, occupying a predominantly natural setting - this excellently maintained layout comprises the equally impressive Seminole, Choctaw and Creek nines - although the terrain is essentially flat, you'll be confronted by plenty of excellent mounding and bunkering around the greens, as well as small lakes and ponds flanking several fairways - wetland carries also play their part, especially on the tight and testing middle section of the Creek course - all three nines contain a mix of tree-lined holes with others that are more open - some would argue that the most scenic combination includes the longer and more open Seminole-nine in combination with the predominantly tree-lined Choctaw - however to sample the most open terrain and the most tightly tree-lined, you need to tee it up on the Creek course - the 5th (Creek) and 6th (Seminole) are the pick of the par-3s, one or two of the others lacking any appreciable wow factor - unobtrusive housing (plus an equally unintrusive aerodrome) skirt a few stretches of the course perimeter, leaving you to relax and enjoy the undoubted parkland pleasures of Indian Bayou, not the least of which is applying your putting skills on some of the best greens on the Emerald Coast.
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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: Sun-Thur $65; Fri/Sat $75. Golf cart included.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted after 1pm.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

The three-nine hole loops at Indian Bayou take their names from indigenous Native American tribes that occupied lands east of the Mississippi River, including Florida. Seminoles are the most Floridian tribe, which formed in the 18th century, predominantly from Creek indians (also known as Muscogee or Muskogee people). Like the Creeks, the Choctaw also come from the southeast (Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, and Louisiana) and are also part of the Muskogean linguistic group.

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