Panama City Golf Courses

Panama City Golf

The Panhandle area of Florida has long been the ideal destination for snowbirds to migrate from cold Northern winters and indulge in some world-class golf. Home to cities like Pensacola, Destin and Panama City, the Panhandle offers golfers tee times at palm tree lined golf courses near metropolitan areas, as well as along beautiful white sand beaches. Although the land in the Panhandle of Florida is generally flat, the area's golf courses have no shortage of exciting and challenging elevation changes for golf lovers to try their hand at. Not only can golf enthusiasts book tee times year-round in Florida's Panhandle, they can also visit sights such as the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola or the Gulf World Marine Park in Panama City.

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Golf Courses Near Panama City, FL

Bay Point Resort Golf Club - Nicklaus Course

4701 Bay Point Rd,
Panama City, FL 32411 United States

Bay Point Resort - Nicklaus Course in Panama City, Florida, is the first Jack Nicklaus design in Northwest Florida. This par 72, championship track opened in 2005 and was the second course on the property next to the Meadows Course. Set against the backdrop of St. Andrew’s Bay, the Nicklaus Course is masterfully etched into the natural terrain of scrub oaks, pines and saltwater marshes. The signature 5th hole features an island fairway in the middle of the Grand Lagoon proceeding to a peninsula green overlooking St. Andrew’s Bay. The combination of unbeatable views of Florida and an unforgettable golf experience make the Nicklaus Course at Bay Point Resort a gimme for golfers to play.
Bluewater Bay Resort

2000 Bluewater Bay Blvd.,
Niceville, FL 32578 United States

Considered one of the best golf resorts in Northwest Florida, Bluewater Bay Resort in Niceville, Florida, is nestled along the Choctawhatchee Bay just outside Destin. Designed by acclaimed architects Tom Fazio and Jerry Pate, Bluewater Bay Resort is a 27-hole track that winds through natural wetlands, creating picturesque scenery throughout the course. The combination of beautiful views of the bay and first-class course conditions is why Bluewater Bay Resort is one of the best golf experiences the Emerald Coast has to offer.
Cypress Lakes Golf Club

2365 Old Chemstrand Road,
Cantonment, FL 32533 United States

Cypress Lakes Golf Club is a par 71 daily fee course located in Cantonment, FL. Designed by William W. Amcik, ASGCA, the 18 hole course opened in 1961.
Emerald Bay Golf Club

4781 Clubhouse Drive,
Destin, FL 32541 United States

Located between the Destin and South Walton Beaches, Emerald Bay Golf Club in Destin, Florida, is a prestigious golf course that hugs the Choctawhatchee Bay. Designed by famed course architect, Bob Cupp, Emerald Bay Golf Club winds through the exclusive Emerald Bay community and includes multiple water features and views of the bay. Each hole at Emerald Bay accentuates the natural beauty of the land while also providing a challenge for golfers. Since undergoing a complete renovation in 2014, Emerald Bay Golf Club has returned to its former glory as one of the top golf destinations on the Florida Panhandle.
Indian Bayou Golf & Country Club

1 Country Club Dr E,
Destin, FL 32541 United States

Located just outside downtown Destin, Florida, Indian Bayou Golf & Country Club is one of the premier destinations for golf in the Florida Panhandle. With three unique nine hole tracks, the Indian Bayou Golf & Country Club offers players different combinations for 18-hole rounds that make for entertaining golf every time out. The Seminole Course features wide, forgiving fairways, but the water in play on four holes makes for a challenging nine. The Choctaw and Creek Courses consist of a number of different hazards that force golfers to play strategically while keeping the ball between the tree lines on either side of the fairways. Meshing beautifully with the surrounding nature, the Indian Bayou Golf & Country Club is the perfect spot for Florida golf.
Nature Walk Golf Club

2900 Club House Turn,
Lynn Haven, FL 32444 United States

Nature Walk Golf Club is a par 60 daily fee course located in Lynn Haven, FL. Designed by Clifton, Ezell & Clifton, the 18 hole course opened in 1997.
Regatta Bay Golf & Country Club

465 Regatta Bay Blvd.,
Destin, FL 32541 United States

Consistently ranked as one of the top courses in Florida, Regatta Bay Golf & Country Club in Destin, Florida, is a championship, 18-hole course located in the heart of the Emerald Coast. Designed by one of the most renowned golf designers in the business, Arnold Palmer, this par 72 track provides Palmer’s classic risk-reward style golf. Named “Tin Cup” by locals, the par 5, 18th hole is considered one of the most memorable risk-reward closing holes in golf with the opportunity to reach the two-tiered green in two shots with a long shot over a large pond. Home to pristine course conditions and immaculate blue skies, Regatta Bay Golf & Country Club is one of the best destinations for top-notch Florida golf.
Scenic Hills Country Club

8891 Burning Tree Road,
Pensacola, FL 32514 United States

Scenic Hills Country Club in Pensacola, Florida, has been named the “Best of the Bay” in the Pensacola area five times, and for good reason. In 1958, Chic Adams skillfully laid out the course through the rolling hills, ponds and mature trees of the landscape. A recent renovation added Champion Bermuda Greens, Tifton 419 Bermuda Fairways and new bunkers to enhance the already quality course. And don’t forget the incredible $3.5 Million dollar clubhouse, which is perfect for a snack after a tiring day out on the track.
Seascape Resort (FL)

100 Seascape Dr,
Miramar Beach, FL 32550 United States

Located in Miramar Beach, Florida, the Seascape Golf course will surpass your expectations with 18 lush contoured fairways and immaculate greens winding through the Seascape Resort's thick forests and tranquil lakes. Designed by famed course architect Joe Lee, Seascape's par 71, 6,100-yard championship golf course poses a unique challenge to players of every skill level. The golf course is situated among a series of fresh water and coastal dune lakes and features breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico from many holes. Fifteen of the eighteen holes have water features. The sheer beauty of the terrain, with its tall pines, shimmering waters and softly rolling hills has been known to distract even the most ardent golfers. Seascape Golf Club offers a grass driving range, two practice greens, restaurant and full-stocked pro shop featuring top-of-the-line accessories and Seascape signature apparel and souvenirs. The pro shop is a full-service facility offering ProLink cart GPS, professional golf lessons, club cleaning, tournament services, rental clubs and club storage. Check it out today!
Shalimar Pointe Golf Club

302 Country Club Rd,
Shalimar, FL 32579 United States

Shalimar Pointe Golf and Country Club is a par 72 daily fee course located in Shalimar, FL. Designed by William W. Amick, ASGCA, the 18 hole course opened in 1968.
Sunny Hills Golf Course

3634 Country Club Blvd.,
Chipley, FL 32428 United States

Sunny Hills Golf Course in Sunny Hills, Florida, is the perfect location for golfers to play a round or two while visiting the Florida Panhandle. Sunny Hills was designed by legendary duo of Gene Sarazen and Ken Venturi in 1974. From the back of four sets of tees, Sunny Hills spans over 7,000 yards, and the course’s long fairways lined with trees and sand bunkers add to the challenge. Sunny Hills even has a full restaurant on site, perfect for winding down after battling the difficult course.
Tiger Point Golf Club

1255 Country Club Rd,
Gulf Breeze, FL 32563 United States

Tiger Point Golf Club in Gulf Breeze, Florida, will have golfers feeling like kids when playing this “coastal playground.” Since opening in 1965, Tiger Point has impressed players for over half a century with its challenging links-style layout and beautiful views of the Gulf of Mexico. Even though Jerry Pate’s design measures in at over 7,000 yards from the back tees, six tee options allow all golfers to enjoy Tiger Point Golf Club. Plus, Tiger Point’s restaurant, Sunset Grille, is the perfect place to grab lunch after the round.