1255 Country Club Drive,
Gulf Breeze, Florida FL 32563
Office+1 (850) 932 1330
Golf proSean Zaharakes (Head Golf Professional)
18 holes. Open parkland. Relatively flat terrain.
Seaside and residential.
Original Bill Amick design later modified by Ron Garl and substantially redesigned by Jerry Pate.
9-hole par-36 West course (3414 yards from the back tees)
16 miles SE of Pensacola
Tiger Point Golf & Country Club: Built alongside the wonderfully scenic Santa Rosa Sound, Tiger Point once featured two adjoining championship courses - after a pounding from hurricanes of the mid-2000s, golf is now available on the East course - the West course is undergoing a gradual restoration, which has seen nine holes brought back into play (as of 2009) - the out-and-back layout of the East course provides the opportunity for many scenic waterfront views, and a chance to test your game against a relatively open, Scottish links-style layout - two testing and water-defended par-3s feature among the first four holes; they will serve as good preparation as you progress to the short par-4 5th, with its water-surrounded island green - Tiger Point exudes a holiday golf feel much of the time, with its frequent views out onto the expansive Sound, and holiday homes and villas flanking several holes - the course becomes a little more tree-lined and housing a bit more noticeable on the 9 thru' 12 loop of holes, before linksy openness and sea breezes come rolling back in at the par-5 13th - maintenance here is good without being immaculate, perhaps unintentionally imbuing a linksy rusticity on parts of the course, not untypical on the average Scottish links - the rough may not be as penal as in Scotland, and no holes rub shoulders with the beach, but water will be a fairly constant companion - plenty of small ponds and water channels run alongside the good-width, flattish, uncontoured fairways and threateningly sidle up to some of the large and sloping greens.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts compulsory.
Tiger Point's 18-hole par-71 West Course (6737 yards from back tees) was closed after being hit by hurricanes in the mid-2000s. By Feb 2009 nine holes had been re-opened for play, as part of the course's restoration. The full 18 are due to open by 2010. | Tiger Point is a member of the Emerald Coast Golf Trail and was the venue for the PGA Tour's final Pensacola Open in 1988.
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