23 Dec 2017
South Walton is known for its incredible beaches, but did you know that the area also boasts several excellent golf courses? If you are ready to take a break from the surf and sun, come enjoy a day on the links. With picturesque backdrops and challenging terrain, these 30A golf courses promise a rewarding round every time. Here are a few of our top recommendations!
Here Are the Best Public Golf Courses Near 30A
We have combed through the area’s public golf courses and selected the best to recommend to you. Here are some of our favorites:
1. Windswept Dunes
Voted number 5 in the “Top 10 Courses You Can Play” by Golf Magazine, Windswept Dunes is just a short drive from South Walton. The 18-hole link-style course meanders through 700+ acres of rolling dunes, large fairways, and wide-open greens. The course is revered for its natural vegetation, topography, and stunning landscapes. Some of the white-sand dunes are as high as 20 feet! Come see for yourself why this course was rated 4 stars by Golf Digest.
2. The Golf Garden of Destin
Located in Miramar Beach, the Golf Garden of Destin is a great 9-hole course that the whole family can enjoy. They offer private lessons, beginner’s clinics, and advanced clinics led by a licensed PGA instructor. Whether you wish to take a lesson or just enjoy a round of golf, there is something for everyone.
3. Hombre Golf Club
Hombre Golf Club is just minutes away in Panama City Beach. Surrounded by marshes, wetlands, lakes, and preserves, this scenic course offers a golfing experience like no other. In 1990, Hombre Golf Club hosted its first PGA tour event with 18 holes. Now, the course boasts 27 holes with three different 18-hole options! Whether you are a novice or a pro, Hombre’s four sets of tees allow you to choose the level of difficulty that best suits your needs.
4. Holiday Golf Course
Known as having “the best greens on the beach,” this is one golf course you won’t want to miss! Their 18-hole USGA championship course was recently renovated with the latest in turf for faster speeds and better consistency. If you are running short on time, they also have a lighted par 3 course that you can play day or night. This is a great option for juniors or beginners.
Book Your Stay With Royal Destinations
After an exciting day out on the links, come enjoy a relaxing stay with Royal Destinations. We offer a wide array of upscale vacation rentals throughout 30A. Whether you are searching for a cozy beachside cottage or a spacious family retreat, we are sure to have the ideal accommodations for your stay. Each of our homes and condos features top-notch amenities, and all of the best restaurants, beaches, and golf courses are just minutes away. So what are you waiting for? Explore our luxury properties and contact us to book your stay! We can’t wait to welcome you.