Burnt Pine at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort

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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private/Resort
Par 72
Length 7001 yards
Slope 144
Rating 74.7

Burnt Pine Golf Club is the most revered of Sandestin Resort's four golf course offerings. Rees Jones designed the course and it is a perfect example of why he is such a respected course architect. The front nine wanders through the Emerald Coast's lush pine forests and wetlands while the back nine runs alongside the Choctawhatchee Bay, offering unique and stunning views on each. Rolling fairways and strategically placed bunkers characterize the challenging layout. Water is also a prominent feature, coming into play on 14 holes. The greens are medium in size but they are fast and undulating. Doing well on this golf course requires thoughtful strategy with each hole calling for a different approach. Burnt Pine consistently ranks as one of the best golf courses in Florida.

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
#1 72 7001 yards 74.7 144
#2 72 6474 yards 72.0 138
#3 72 5936 yards 69.4 126
#4 72 5153 yards 71.2 122
Scorecard for Burnt Pine
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Tee 1 M: 74.8/148 395 569 185 448 542 202 427 348 403 3519 405 371 153 425 214 423 511 383 576 3461 6980
Tee 2 M: 72.2/142 355 543 160 420 504 188 404 323 369 3266 376 339 141 398 197 350 483 358 545 3187 6453
Tee M M: 70.8/141 355 519 160 389 504 171 379 323 322 3122 376 339 141 370 165 350 483 339 505 3068 6190
Tee 3 M: 69.8/137 W: 75.4/142 302 519 132 389 466 171 379 298 322 2978 342 311 125 370 165 320 455 339 505 2932 5910
Tee S M: 67.8/127 W: 72.6/136 302 445 132 339 466 137 345 298 291 2755 342 311 125 335 116 320 455 291 440 2735 5490
Tee 4 M: 65.7/125 W: 70.5/131 270 445 93 339 424 137 345 247 291 2591 268 289 98 335 116 284 403 291 440 2524 5115
Handicap 13 1 17 5 3 15 7 11 9 12 6 18 10 16 14 8 4 2
Par 4 5 3 4 5 3 4 4 4 36 4 4 3 4 3 4 5 4 5 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1994
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Tifdwarf Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Rees Jones (1994) Greg Muirhead (1994)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "Sandestin Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code No Denim, Collared Shirt and Bermuda Shorts Required

Reviews

5.0
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Handicap 5-9
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5.0
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First Time Playing

Another great Sandestin course

This was May third time at the Sandestin Resort and I’ve still not had a bad experience. Played here again but first time at the Burnt Pines course and holy cow what a course. For the winter the course was in fantastic shape. The holes with water where very scenic as well as mostly all the par 3’s.

With a spacious clubhouse there is plenty of room to host all kinds of events and the staff was very nice. With the amazing staff this four star course had to be turned into a five. The facilities and the range where in great shape. The resort itsel& is very nice with some great people.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Used cart

Nice Course

Good layout. Nice setting. Greens a little soft and slow would be my only critique, but its off season. Otherwise in perfect shape. I'd like to play this in better weather, I'm sure it dials up nicely.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Sandestin's Private Gem

This is Sandestin's private course, but if you stay at the resort, you may be able to play it. Very well maintained and picturesque. The 14th hole may be the prettiest on the Panhandle, it's a par 3 over a marsh abutting the bay...just gorgeous. Find a way on, you'll enjoy it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Stay & Play Offers

$382 Starting price
Valid dates: Mar 21, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019
This Stay and Play Package is good for 36 Holes and One Night Stay at the Embassy Suites. Host site of the 2012 & 2018 PGA Professional Championship. Ranked in the Top 50 courses to play by Matt Ginella.
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