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USGA Golf Rules Learned While Playing Rocky Bayou’s Golf Tournament

Posted on: August 27th, 2018 by DestinGOLF.info

On Sunday, August 26th the FSGA hosted its 11th One Day Golf Tournament in the Panhandle Region at the Rocky Bayou Country Club. Rocky Bayou Country Club features 115 acres of championship play unique to Northwest Florida. Rocky Bayou C.C. is the area’s only member-owned private golf club and offers 18 holes of challenging play […]


A Letter from Dean Knuth: How to Lower Your Golf Score

Posted on: August 21st, 2018 by DestinGOLF.info

Greetings to DestinGOLF.info HOT DEALS Subscribers, You might not have heard my name, but you probably have heard of the Slope System in golf handicapping. I was the inventor of the USGA Course Rating and Slope Rating Systems during my 16 years on the USGA Staff as Senior Director of Handicapping and GHIN. I was […]


High Heat Clubs are True Fairways and Greens Finders

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

At a recent Demo Day, I experienced a very forgiving driver and fairway metal woods that are “true fairways and greens finders”. High Heat clubs were developed by Dean Knuth, formerly an executive with the USGA: Now, you can get a 15% discount on your purchase of High Heat drivers and fairway metal woods by […]

Indian Bayou Golf Course Tournament

The Field Was Packed at Indian Bayou Golf Course

Posted on: August 6th, 2018 by DestinGOLF.info

Yesterday, Indian Bayou was the host club for the 10th One-Day FSGA event for this year in the Panhandle region. The field was packed with golfers from all over NWFL. Why? Because Indian Bayou is one of Northwest Florida’s finest courses and it lived up to its reputation; lush fairways and smooth, carpet-like greens. From […]


Exciting News from Strano Golf

Posted on: August 3rd, 2018 by DestinGOLF.info

Strano Golf Academy enroll golfers to allow them to learn from the very best coaches in the game today. At the Academy, golfers can track their progress using advanced swing analysis tools and a proprietary player-coach communication platform that accelerates their progress.  Strano Golf announced today that they’ve launched a brand new website and that […]


Golf at Kelly Plantation is Hard to Beat

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

The SOLD OUT one day FSGA tourney was held at Kelly Plantation yesterday. It was a shotgun start and our foursome started on the #4 signature hole. This is the hole you see when you cross the Mid-Bay bridge. It’s sometime referred to as the $15 million dollar hole. The developer chose to build a […]


Greg Norman Collection Retail Store is Now Open

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

The Greg Norman Collection retail store is now open in the Silver Sands Premium Outlet in Miramar Beach. Its open 10:00am-9:00pm. The phone number is (850) 837-1254. For the latest in golf fashions for both men and women inspired by the Greg Norman brand, stop by for special pricing. For example, I found a golf […]


Florida State Golf Association Tournament at Bluewater Bay Golf Resort

Posted on: June 25th, 2018 by DestinGOLF.info

The Florida State Golf Association one day tournament was held yesterday, Sunday, June 24th, at the Bluewater Bay Golf Club in Niceville, FL. Hugging the shores of Choctawhatchee Bay, this amenity-rich resort also offers 27 holes designed by Tom Fazio and Jerry Pate. The three nines (Bay, Lake and Marsh) are routed through southern woodlands […]


Bay Point Golf Club to Renovate Nicklaus Course Greens

Posted on: June 22nd, 2018 by DestinGOLF.info

The Bay Point Golf Club in Panama City is home to two championship golf courses, including the only Nicklaus Design course in Northwest Florida. This Nicklaus course at will be temporarily closed starting on June 25th, 2018, to complete a full greens conversion to TifEagle Bermuda Grass. The Meadows Golf Course remains open and you […]


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 […]