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A Beautiful Destin Golf Course & An Interesting Foursome

Posted on: April 30th, 2018 by DestinGOLF.info

Emerald Bay was the site of a one day tournament hosted by the Florida State Golf Association on Sunday, April 29th. There was a big turnout for the popular venue and the weather and greens were perfect. Set along the shores of the Choctawhatchee Bay, this Bob Cupp design combines beauty and challenge. Multiple water […]


Playing Destin Golf: Reading Bermuda Greens

Posted on: April 10th, 2018 by DestinGOLF.info

Ever have trouble reading Bermuda greens? Since Bermuda greens are prevalent on Destin area golf courses, the green reading advice from Visit Florida is well worth reading before teeing it up and playing Destin golf: How to Read Bermuda Greens


Blackstone Golf Course:
A Unique Golf Experience + A Great Cheeseburger

Posted on: April 10th, 2018 by DestinGOLF.info

Blackstone Golf Course is 25 miles from Destin. On Monday, April 9th, it played host to the Florida State Golf Association’s one day tourney. The turn out was good because Blackstone is only minutes from the beach and it’s a beautiful golf landscape. Blackstone Golf Course is carved through rolling terrain and offers golfers a […]


Tee it up at Kelly Plantation Golf Club

Posted on: April 9th, 2018 by DestinGOLF.info

Neither rain or wind can diminish the pleasure of playing Kelly Plantation Golf Club. This Fred Couples’ signature golf course is conveniently located in the heart of Destin with easy access from the Emerald Coast Parkway. From the bag drop to the pro shop to the starter, the service is friendly and efficient. Kelly also […]


New Welcome Center at Destin/FWB Airport

Posted on: April 5th, 2018 by DestinGOLF.info

There is always something new in the Destin area. Today, the Emerald Coast Convention and Visitors Bureau opened a new welcome center at the Destin/Fort Walton Airport, complete with a 200 gallon aquarium full of local fish species like the Angel Fish. When golfers fly into our airport and pick up their clubs in Baggage […]


New Advertiser at DestinGOLF.info | Edwin Watts Golf

Posted on: March 29th, 2018 by DestinGOLF.info

Our newest advertiser is welcomed to DestinGOLF.info. Edwin Watts Golf Shop has been serving golfers since 1968. During those 50 years, golfers from near and far have depended on this unique golf shop for all their golfing needs. In Destin, Florida, Edwin Watts Golf store is located at 34898 Emerald Coast Parkway, across the street […]


Play Camp Creek Golf as a Guest of Watercolor Inn

Posted on: March 20th, 2018 by DestinGOLF.info

Camp Creek is 24 miles from Destin, FL. It’s a private golf course designed by Tom Fazio and managed by Troon. Last Friday was my first chance in three years to tee it up at this challenging track with the fastest greens in NW FL. One of my playing partners literally putted off the green. […]

TaylorMade Golf Store Closing in Miramar Beach, FL

TaylorMade Golf Factory Store Closes

Posted on: March 12th, 2018 by DestinGOLF.info

The retail store for TaylorMade in the Silver Sands Premium Outlets shopping center in Miramar Beach, FL will close on March 15, 2018. All golf clubs, apparel, putters, drivers, etc. have been drastically reduced in price. The store manager attributes the store closing to a change in ownership, not poor sales. In fact, sales were […]


Think You Got (Golf) Game?

Posted on: March 7th, 2018 by DestinGOLF.info

The Northwest Florida Daily News asked the pros at Destin area golf courses to identify their most challenging hole and explain why. They also asked them to guess how many golfers make par on that hole. Here are reults of that survey: Emerald Bay Golf Club No.7: This 562-yard hole is a long par 5, […]