Florida - Emerald Coast Best Golf Courses



Best golf courses on the Emerald Coast in Florida

The Emerald Coast with its calm sandy beaches and turquoise waters is Orlando's and Tampa's quiet cousin. Besides its underwater adventures, interesting local haunts, bottlenose dolphins and beautiful natural ecosystem, the coastline also serves up memorable golfing experiences.

Located in a pine forest, Heritage Plantation Golf & Country Club's rolling terrain, excellent bunkering and meticulously planned holes promise a great time. If you're all about the scenery, Raven Golf Club at Sandestin is as beautiful as it is challenging. What Kelly Plantation Golf Course lacks in elevation changes it makes up in fantastic bunkering, multiple water hazards and a beautiful par-4 4th.

 Emerald Coast Golf Map   To make the most out of your golf trip, look up the location of the courses on the Emerald Coast golf map. It will help you with your planning to play the best courses during your holidays. On the maps we have indicated golf hotels and Stay & Play resorts with the following symbol Stay & Play Golf Resorts
Where2Golf has applied a rating to each golf course visited. The rating scale, 5 (highest) to 1 (lowest), attempts to provide an indication of the golfing experience you can expect at each rated course. 

click on the green arrow in the toolbar OF the table below to sortStay & Play Golf Resort.Private course – for members and their invited guests only.Unrated course – not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.2-star: reasonable standard. Good value, especially if better courses not available.3-star: a good course with many fine features.3+ (3-gold): a good course with many fine features. One of our top-rated 3’s.4-star: a must play course - excellent standard.4+ (4-gold): a must play course - excellent standard. One of our top-rated 4’s !5-star: simply the best - golf courses don’t get much better than this.5+ (5-gold): simply the best - golf courses don’t get better than this. One of our top-rated 5’s!
Bay Point (Meadows) 3b.gifVisitors welcomePanama CityByrd, Willard
Bay Point (Nicklaus) 4b.gifVisitors welcomePanama CityNicklaus Design
Bluewater Bay (Bay/Marsh) 3b.gifVisitors welcomeDestinFazio & Pate
Bluewater Bay (Lake/Magnolia) 3b.gifVisitors welcomeDestinFazio & Pate
Camp Creek 4b.gifVisitors welcomeDestinFazio, Tom
Emerald Bay 4a.gifVisitors welcomeDestinCupp, Robert
Heritage Plantation 5a.gifVisitors welcomeDestinBergin, Bill
Hidden Creek, FL 4a.gifVisitors welcomePensacolaGarl, Ron
Hombre 3b.gifVisitors welcomePanama CityBurnham, Wes
Indian Bayou 3b.gifVisitors welcomeDestinStone, Earl
Kelly Plantation 5a.gifVisitors welcomeDestinCouples & Bates
Lost Key 4a.gifVisitors welcomePensacolaPalmer, Arnold
Marcus Pointe 4a.gifVisitors welcomePensacolaStone, Earl
Moors, The 4b.gif(Closed in 2010)PensacolaLaFoy, John
Perdido Bay 0.gifVisitors welcomePensacolaAmick, Bill
Regatta Bay 4b.gifVisitors welcomeDestinWalker, Robert
Sandestin (Baytowne) 4a.gifVisitors welcomeDestinJackson, Tom
Sandestin (Burnt Pine) 5a.gifRsrt guests onlyDestinJones, Rees
Sandestin (Raven) 5a.gifVisitors welcomeDestinJones Jr, Robert Trent
Sandestin (The Links) 4a.gifVisitors welcomeDestinJackson, Tom
Santa Rosa 0.gifVisitors welcomeDestinJackson, Tom
Scenic Hills 3a.gifVisitors welcomePensacolaAdams & Pate
Shalimar Pointe 3b.gifVisitors welcomeDestinFinger & Dye
Shark's Tooth 4b.gifRestrictedDestinNorman, Greg
Stonebrook 0.gifVisitors welcomePensacolaCook, Hiram
Tiger Point 3b.gifVisitors welcomePensacolaAmick, Garl & Pate
Windswept Dunes 4a.gifVisitors welcomeDestinO'Rourke, Doug
 

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