Lost Key Golf Club

625 Lost Key Drive,

Perdido Key, Florida FL 32507

  • Office

    +1 (850) 549 2160
  • Pro shop

    +1 (888) 256 7853
  • Golf pro

    Michael Howard (Head Golf Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Open parkland. Relatively flat terrain.

  • Surroundings:

    Wetland and woodland

  • Designer:

    An Arnold Palmer Signature Course.

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6801
6001
4807
Par
71
71
71
SSS or slope
72.6
68.2
68.9

Location

Latitude:

30.307485

Longitude:

-87.436408

How to get there:

22 miles SW of Pensacola

Lost Key Golf Club

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1997

Lost Key Golf Club: This challenging Arnold Palmer layout, located on the Spanish named Perdido Key (in English, Lost Key), weaves its way through a flattish landscape of wetlands and small coastal pines.

The destructive hurricanes of the mid-2000s took out many thousands of pine trees that once lined the fairways, leaving a more open golf course than was initially intended. Open maybe, but with most holes flanked by wetland areas, small reed-lined ponds and expansive sandy waste areas, you'll still need to keep things straight off the tee, and precise on your approach play.

The opening hole sets the scene for the golfing challenges ahead. This long par-5 provides a sample of the nicely mounded, but not overly wide fairways, and hopefully not too close a look at the flanking wetlands. Stylish white-sand bunkering extravagantly defends this and many more of the slightly elevated, large and seriously sloping greens.

The front-nine has a more natural feel, with three towering condo blocks somewhat dominating the view on the arguably more challenging back-nine. Although the Gulf of Mexico is only a few hundred yards away, there are no direct views onto it. The back-nine does offer one or two glimpses of the neighbouring inland lagoon, through which the Florida-Alabama border runs.

With its array of wetlands, wealth of bunkering and Palmer's always thoughtful crafting, Lost Key lays down an excellent challenge, and chance to come and explore the lagoons and keys on Florida's most westerly edge.

List of courses: Emerald Coast, FL

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 (mid-Feb thru' June): $84.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Golf carts compulsory.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Perdido Key is one of many large sand bars or reefs that form the Gulf of Mexico shoreline on Florida's Panhandle. Perdido is the Spanish word for lost, while Key is derived from the Spanish "cayo," meaning small island. | Lost Key Golf Club is an Audubon International Certified Sanctuary Course, dedicated to the conservation and enhancement of the flora and fauna around the golf course.

Find a course

Or

Tournaments

Ryder Cup: Rome plays host to the first ever Ryder Cup to be staged in Italy, with the USA defending golf’s greatest team trophy at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club (Sept 29-Oct 1).

Solheim Cup: also in September, also in southern Europe, the 18th Solheim Cup will be contested at Finca Cortesin on the Costa del Sol, with Europe defending after their surprise win in Toledo, Inverness Club (Ohio) in 2021 (Sept 22-24). 

AVIS CAR RENTAL

To secure the best rates and ensure availability, it's recommended to book your rental car in advance, especially during peak golfing season.
Car Rental in Belgium, Europe & Worldwide – Avis

Avis Budget

Who's Who

Céline Boutier: with many successes as both an amateur and professional golfer, Boutier added a major championship title to her impressive résumé at this year’s Evian Championship.

Alex Cejka: buffeted by rain and high winds, especially on the high-scoring final day, Čejka prevailed over Pádraig Harrington in a playoff at Royal Porthcawl, to scoop the Senior Open Championship title.

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.

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.

Hamburger GC - Falkenstein, Germany

WINSTONgolf - Links course

Littlestone Golf Club (Kent, UK)