Millions of people visit Florida every year to go to the beach or a theme park. Did you know that Florida has more golf courses than anywhere else? So, if you’re like us and love a good round of golf then we recommend checking out these awesome golf courses in the Destin area!

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Regatta Bay Golf & Country Club

465 Regatta Bay Blvd. | Destin, FL 32541

(850) 337-8080

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FTG TIP: This course is one of our favorites for many reasons… The difficulty level, great course conditions and the overall value. We will be back! 


Indian Bayou Golf & Country Club

1 Country Club Dr. | Destin, FL 32541

(850) 837-6191

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FTG TIP: These 27 different holes will make you fall in love with this place. We did, that’s why we book a tee time every time we visit the area. 


Shalimar Pointe Golf & Country Club

302 Country Club Rd.| Shalimar, FL 32579

(850) 651-0495

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FTG TIP: Besides this 18-hole Dye-Finger designed course, we really loved the practice facility featuring a driving range, chipping green and putting green.


Emerald Bay Golf Club

4781 Clubhouse Dr. | Destin, FL 32541

(850) 837-5197

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FTG TIP: Since their renovation in 2014, this Destin golf experience is a must for anyone looking for a beautiful and well kept course.


Bluewater Bay Golf Resort

2000 Bluewater Blvd. | Niceville, FL 32578

(850) 897-3241

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FTG TIP:  You’ll love these 27 holes nestled along the Choctawhatchee Bay. One thing that we loved about this course is how you are surrounded by wetlands and the ‘real’ Florida. 

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Kelly Plantation Golf Club

307 Kelly Plantation Dr. | Destin, FL 32541

(850) 6507600

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FTG TIP: We love this course. Especially the back nine. We really enjoyed the beautiful ocean views that you’ll get while playing on the course.

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort

9300 Emerald Coast Pkwy. W | Miramar Beach, FL 32550

(850) 267-8000

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FTG TIP: Very well kept course. Want to know the best part about playing here? If you stay at the resort, you can play any day you want and don’t have to drive anywhere! 


Santa Rosa Golf & Beach Club

4801 W County Hwy. 30A | Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

(850) 267-1240

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FTG TIP: Great course to play. Very friendly staff as well! Watch our for hole #14! It was very tough!  


Blackstone Golf Course

108 Blackstone Ln. | DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433

(850) 520-4670

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FTG TIP: Located a short drive from Destin, you will thank us later after you try this course. Beautiful fairways and the course is in excellent condition! 


Elgin Golf Course

1527 Fairway Dr. | Niceville, FL 32578

(850) 678-8726

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FTG TIP: Two championship courses to play here. We still can’t decide which one we liked the best. The Eagle and the Falcon. Both had some challenging holes. Highly recommended! 

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