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Shark's Tooth Golf Club

2003 Wild Heron Way,

Lake Powell, Florida FL 32413

  • Office

    +1 (850) 249 3015
  • Pro shop

    +1 (850) 249 3041
  • Fax

    +1 (850) 249 3051
  • Golf pro

    Michael Pazakis (Head Golf Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and lakeside.

  • Designer:

    Greg Norman
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
7204
5791
5149
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
74.9
67.0
69.1

Location

Latitude:

30.281753

Longitude:

-85.976898

How to get there:

35 miles E of Destin

From Hwy 98/30A, approx 15 mls west of Panama City, turn north into Wild Heron Way. After 1.3 mls check-in at gatehouse, then follow road for a further 1.4 mls to Golf Club.

Shark's Tooth Golf Club

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

Est. 2002

Shark's Tooth Golf Club: This scenic and challenging Greg Norman layout is part of a private members club, which also opens its doors to guests staying at the WaterColor Inn & Resort. Forming the centrepiece of the Wild Heron residential community, the course expansively weaves its way through a wonderfully natural pine-forest, rarely intruded upon by any housing. The front-nine's relatively even terrain has not been overly enhanced by mounding, giving a generally flattish perspective to this outward loop. Lake Powell, one of the largest coastal dune lakes in Florida, provides the setting for the front-nine's signature duo, the long par-3 5th, and the tight and testing par-5 6th. From the tee (and crossing some fairways) you'll need to take-on some testing carries over wetland areas, while beyond the usually good-width fairways, encounters with ever-present live oaks and loblolly pines may well cost you a shot or two en route to the greens. Clusters of white-sand bunkers and sandy waste areas also pose a frequent threat. Around the subtly sloping putting surfaces there's plenty of opportunity to exercise your chipping skills. Smooth run-off areas are more in evidence than clinging rough. On the attractive and more undulating back-nine, the par-5 13th, long par-3 14th and par-4 15th provide another wonderfully scenic stretch of holes, located directly alongside Lake Powell. Closing out your round, the fabulous par-4 18th is played towards the impressive clubhouse, which beautifully frames your approach to the final green.
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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Resort guests (staying at the WaterColor Inn & Resort and WaterSound resort properties) can book to play Shark's Tooth on weekdays and weekends.

No outside visitor play available.

Green fees

Contact WaterColor Inn & Resort for information on Stay&Play rates and packages.
Credit cards accepted.

Other information

Walking permitted.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

Shark's Tooth is an Audubon International Certified Cooperative Sanctuary Course, recognized for its environmental stewardship of the golf course and its surroundings. The Golf Club is owned by the St Joe Company and operated by Troon Golf, a world leader in the management, development and marketing of top-quality golf courses.

Where2Stay

  • WaterColor Inn & ResortAAA 4-Diamonds

    34 Goldenrod Circle, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida

    +1 (866) 426 2656

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    The WaterColor Inn and Resort, is a member of the prestigious Small Luxury Hotels of the World group, and offers a variety of accommodation, including rooms and suites in the fabulous, oceanside WaterColor Inn, as well as vacation rental homes and cottages. Fine and casual dining, boutique shopping and myriad recreational opportunities complement this top-quality resort community experience. The reputation and culinary excellence of WaterColor Inn's "Fish out of Water" restaurant has spread far and wide along Florida's Emerald Coast.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Santa Rosa; Camp Creek (7 miles)

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Shark's Tooth; Indian Bayou; Kelly Plantation; Regatta Bay; Emerald Bay; Sandestin (4 courses); Windswept Dunes

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