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Best Golf in Destin

The warm Florida weather with gulf breeze along with the lush vegetation and unmatched scenic views add up to a perfect day of golf on the Emerald Coast.  Whether teeing off with a view of the sugar-white sand beaches or wandering through a grove of live oak and tropical vegetation, you’ll have a great time golfing at one of Destin’s championship golf courses and country clubs.

Here's three of Newman-Dailey’s partner golf courses along the Emerald Coast, offering some of the best golf in Destin:

Regatta Bay Golf & Yacht Club. Nestled among breathtaking nature preserves along the Choctawhatchee Bay, Regatta Bay Golf & Yacht Club is a true escape into golfer's paradise. The 6,894-yard, par-72 course was designed by Robert C. Walker, former lead architect for Arnold Palmer. Amenities include a state-of-the-art GPS system on all carts, fully-stocked pro shop, on course beverage carts, ice towels, as well as a full service restaurant/bar and patio that overlooks the 18th green. Guests of Newman-Dailey receive 20% off public rates. Proof of stay must be presented upon check-in at the course. Book your tee time online or by calling 1-800-319-5693.

Emerald Bay Golf Club- Located along the northern shores of the Choctawhatchee Bay, the beautiful Emerald Bay Golf Club just underwent a major renovation of their championship golf course by famed course designer Bob Cupp, the original designer of the Emerald Bay course and one of the premiere golf course architects in the country. The Emerald Bay course renovation includes new and enlarged greens and tee boxes, new bunkers, new cart paths, several new water features and bridges as well as enhanced practice facilities. The greens are significantly larger with TifEagle Ultra Dwarf Bermudagrass for improved putting speed and consistency. In addition, the recently renovated Clubhouse features a full-service golf pro shop as well as The Grille which offers a delicious menu, full bar, indoor dining and an outdoor covered porch overlooking the 18th green. With our "Be Free Bundle," guests of Newman-Dailey receive 20% off regular 18-hole green fee. Call (850) 837-5197 or (888) 465-3229 for more information or to book a tee time.

Indian Bayou Golf Club- Located in the heart of Destin, Indian Bayou Golf Club offers three nine-hole courses. Recently renovated and updated, Indian Bayou’s 27 holes feature wide, forgiving fairways with beautiful lush, undulating greens, majestic pines and sparkling lakes and water features. Indian Bayou is enjoyable and challenging for golfers of all skill levels. Special rates are offered for guests of Newman-Dailey. Click here to learn more about this course or call (850) 837-6191 to book your tee time.

Haven’t booked your Destin vacation rental? Newman-Dailey offers some of the best rentals in Destin. View our gulf-front Destin condos and luxury beach rental homes online or call one of our friendly vacation specialists at 1-800-225-7652.

Make your next Destin vacation a hole in one!

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Published by Tracy Louthain
Monday, March 30, 2015