Tee Up at the Top Five Destin Golf Courses

Regatta Bay Destin golf courseThe city of Destin is not only a paradise for fishermen but a drawing card for those who enjoy playing golf in one of the country’s most beautiful settings. Within one hour of the city are numerous courses designed by well-known architects of the game. Destin golf courses, which offer a challenge to the best and to the amateur, all take advantage of the natural beauty of the area. Any one of these five Destin golf courses, among the many in the area, is a must for anyone who enjoys the game.

Regatta Bay

Weaving along the Emerald coast is this beautiful course. Wide fairways that curve around 120 acres of woodlands, 28 lakes, and abundant wildlife make Regatta Bay one of the most beautiful golf courses in Destin. A family friendly course, it has been named among the top 15 places to play golf in the state. At par 72 and covering 6,894 yards, it offers a challenge even to the pro but a fun experience for all.

Seascape Resort

Noted as a vacation spot for everyone, Seascape is especially favored by local golfers. The 18-hole Destin golf course winds around lakes and through the woods, and the scenery is spectacular. In addition, Seascape offers lodgings on site, a restaurant, and tennis.

Indian Bayou

Located in the heart of Destin, Indian Bayou covers 27 holes that feature bunkers and water areas to challenge any golfer. Players of all talents find satisfaction with this Destin golf course as well as the scenic surroundings.

Windswept Dunes Golf Course

Located on 750 acres, the golf and the views are spectacular, featuring huge white sand dunes for a rare golfing experience. It covers 7,607 yards, all of them away from the usual hustle of most courses. The scenery is breathtaking and the golf is satisfying for pro and amateur alike.

Sharks Tooth Golf Course

Called number 7 on the list of best golf courses in Florida, Sharks Tooth is tucked into a spectacular area of rolling lands covered with pine and oak trees. It is one of five courses in the state commended by the Audubon Society for its commitment to preserving nature while offering the best in fairways and greens. The course extends for 7,209 yards with fairways on the edge of Lake Powell.

The Henderson Park Inn staff writes about things to do in Destin, Florida.