|Combination P/P||72||6134 yards||70.1||123|
|Combination P/S||72||5664 yards||68.0||119|
|Couples M: 74.6/137||373||560||165||401||443||548||410||194||439||3533||550||411||240||525||446||150||447||207||590||3566||7099|
|Plantation M: 71.6/128||353||530||157||371||390||497||376||165||375||3214||520||387||181||479||421||138||423||183||507||3239||6453|
|Combination I M: 70.1/123||353||492||157||319||361||497||376||165||347||3067||455||387||181||479||386||138||382||183||476||3067||6134|
|Palmetto M: 69.1/121||321||492||140||319||361||469||340||155||347||2944||455||356||155||445||386||132||382||173||476||2960||5904|
|Combination II M: 68.0/119||321||460||140||301||329||469||340||155||316||2831||425||356||155||445||347||132||330||173||470||2833||5664|
|Sterling M: 66.9/117 W: 71.8/127||290||460||132||301||329||416||312||126||316||2682||425||332||150||437||347||123||330||140||470||2754||5436|
|Magnolia M: 65.0/112 W: 69.3/119||254||428||104||280||322||372||291||120||298||2469||392||311||117||404||328||97||306||128||437||2520||4989|
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November in Destin
Course in great shape for late Nov. Greens roll true and speed is moderate too fast. No bad lies in fairways. Played this course 2nd year in a row and plan to make it an annual event during family Thanksgiving week in Destin.
Thank you for your High Rating of the golf course. It fell short of the 5-star rating we strive for but your review was very kind and appreciated. The next time you are in please stop by my office and say hello. I would like to thank you in person for being a loyal patron of Kelly Plantation Golf Club. It is always nice to put a face with the guest that spend their hard earned money here. My name is Ashton Crowe and I am the Head P.G.A. Golf Professional here at Kelly Plantation Golf Club. See you next year sir.
Thank you for spending your hard earned dollars here at Kelly Plantation Golf Club. I see where you gave us the highest ranking we can achieve in the 5 stars, but what makes this truly rewarding is the excellence by STAFF FRIENDLINESS. With all the wonderful Golf Courses in the area we want each person that steps on the grass here to feel appreciated and it looks like we are succeeding in that. Thank you for the acknowledgement. Head P.G.A. Golf Professional Ashton Crowe
Kelly Plantation is a fun and challenging layout. Tiff Eagle greens are superb; very fast! Overall course condition is excellent. Highly recommend for all player levels of capability.
I have to say I am truly honored as the Head P.G.A. Golf Professional to see that our patrons enjoy playing here so much. Each time I get to read these reviews I get a sense of pride working here. To know that we are truly providing a fun atmosphere for our guest and members is so rewarding. Taking time to tell us about your experience means so much to all of us here at Kelly Plantation Golf Club. Thank you for doing such. Ashton Crowe P.G.A.
Played this in our annual golf trip this Nov. While some other courses in the area had issues with over saturation Kelly played real well. Course had a nice layout with some real challenging holes. Was a real windy day which made it harder. Staff was great. The entire group had a great time
Mr. Lynch, thank you for returning to play this year with your group. We always enjoy hosting your event. It is always nice to see you and your friends enjoy the golf course. We pride ourselves on consistency both with staff friendliness and outstanding course conditions. Whether you play in the spring, summer, or winter we always try and provide the same award winning golf course we are known for. Thank you for your loyalty and playing with us each year. You and your group are very appreciated. We look forward to seeing you next year my friend. Ashton Crowe P.G.A. Head Golf Professional.
A must play
Planned my trip to Destin several months ago. Watched the golf channel special on this course and knew I wanted to play it on my trip. Played it on 11/07 for my 45th birthday and me and two buddies played in a little under 3:30 minutes. Course was in amazing condition, fairways lush, bunkers fluffy and greens receptive fast and true. Was worth the value and a must play when in Destin.
First of all Happy Birthday!!! We are honored to of been a small part in your special day. Thank you for watching the show "18 Holes with Jimmy Hanlin and Natalie Gulbis" The show airs throughout the year highlighting Kelly Plantation Golf Club with having Holly Saunders replace Natalie Gulbis during the shoot. It was certainly a fun experience for all involved. We were humbled to be chosen to be on national television and receive the accolades we did. It sounds like pace of play was great during your round. We know that is a very important part of the overall experience and enjoyment of the game. The course has really been a pleasure to play for many others as well. Like yourself they feel the course is in the shape they expect, even exceeding it in some areas. While we realize golf can be pricey we want our guest to see that attention to detail that or Turf Care department puts in to insure the course is in terrific shape. The greens are one of our best attributes, as they were put in about three years ago with the very versatile and receptive Tif-Eagle Bermuda grass. We felt this was our best option for new greens after consulting with several course architects. They have as purest roll as you are going to find anywhere on the Emerald Coast. Please come back on your next visit and enjoy another day here at Kelly Plantation Golf Club. Your review of your day with us is very appreciated. Head P.G.A. Golf Professional Ashton Crowe
Second time playing Kelly. It’s a bit pricey compared to other ones around, but in good shape and well maintained. Staff is helpful and friendly. Pace was a little slow this time. Apparently super busy and just couldn’t hold to target pace. Fun to play. Couples does some great things with the optics on the course. GPS on cart. Very helpful.
Thank you for the kind words and taking time to tell us about your round of golf. We use your feedback to get better at what we do and what we offer our members and guest. Golf can be very pricey. Keeping the course in the terrific shape it is in definitely cost money to do so. We try and keep the value of your hard earned dollar going a long way here. The full time Pace of Play Marshall is on the course from 9am-close of business making sure each group is spaced out appropriately They rake bunkers and tend flags for golfers that are falling behind an appropriate pace. This allows our guest to catch up and not to feel rushed. Some days that are busy it can become a challenge. We always make sure that everyone enjoys their round to the best of our ability. I am glad you recognized this in your review. The Golf Course is designed for all skill levels to enjoy, from the novice to the scratch player. We have 5 sets of tees for everyone to choose from. I am glad you enjoyed the day with us. Please come back again the next time you are in town and thank you for your insight into your round of golf at Kelly Plantation Golf Club. Head P.G.A. Golf Professional Ashton Crowe
Thank you for rating your experience here as 5-STARS. We strive to make sure each person that chooses to play here gets their money worth as golf can be expensive. To have you choose to play here means a lot as there are so many wonderful golf courses in the area. We look forward to seeing you again. Head P.G.A. Golf Professional Ashton Crowe.
Other than the round costing 145 bucks and the starter, who failed to help me out and continued to talk to a co worker with me standing five feet from him, it was an amazing round. Course was in imacualte shape from tee to green. Greens were fast and true and i would definitely playt there again in a heart beat.
Guest service is our number one goal here at Kelly Plantation Golf Club. Thank you for letting us know how we can get better at that. Your review was very honest and we appreciate that. Golf is very expensive so we put the extra effort in making sure the golf course reflects the amount spent to play it. Thank you for returning to play every time your on the Emerald Coast and thank you again for your very valuable feedback. We are listening. Head P.G.A. Golf Professional Ashton Crowe
As Usual Kelly Plantation is Excellent
while some of the other courses around seem to be struggling this year , Kelly Plantation did not dissapoint.
I write back to these reviews because we truly care about how the guest experience is here at Kelly Plantation. I cant explain what it means to us that we hear that our valuable guest enjoy themselves while playing. It is above all else that you feel welcomed and appreciated while here. Thank you so much for coming back each year to play. We continue to strive to be the best we can be from course conditions to genuine Southern hospitality. Thank you for taking your valuable time to tell us how we are doing. Head P.G.A. Golf Professional Ashton Crowe
Expensive, but worth the extra money. Course was in great shape, pace of play was perfect.
Thank you for the kind review. We want each guest/member to feel as though their hard earned dollar goes a long way here. In recognizing this we provide a golf course with fantastic conditions and a winning attitude from all of our staff. There are so many wonderful golf courses in this area so we try and separate ourselves with the extra touches like chilled Mango Towels given during the round to keep you cool during the hot summer days. You can also grab an ice cold apple as you make the turn to hole #10. With two beverage cart attendants you never have to wait for your favorite beverage to be served on the course. Doing all the little things we believe add up to a truly unique golf experience that can only be found at Kelly Plantation Golf Club. We welcome you back soon. Thank you for being a part of this special place. Head P.G.A. Golf Professional Ashton Crowe
With all the wonderful golf courses in the area I am glad you chose to play Kelly Plantation Golf Club. It is important to all our staff that we provide an atmosphere that our guest feel truly appreciated and welcome. The course is in terrific condition at this time of year. Thank you for taking time to review the course and let us know how we are doing. We welcome you back soon. Ashton Crowe, Head P.G.A. Golf Professional.
Only thing better then the course was the people running it. Looked like the heat may have got a couple of the greens. Still a very nice an very well kept course.
Thank you for the kind words. We always want to show our appreciation to our guest that choose to play at Kelly Plantation. We are glad you enjoyed the course conditions and hope that you return to play the next time you are in town. Thank you again for taking time to tell us how we are doing. Head P.G.A. Golf Professional Ashton Crowe
Jimmie, thank you for the 5-STAR review. It is always great to see that our very important guest feel that they got their monies worth during their visit with us. The course is in tournament condition right now. The summer has been kind to us with the showers in the afternoon and the warm Florida sun. It has really made the course thrive. Head P.G.A. Golf Professional. Ashton Crowe
Thank you for the wonderful review. I noticed you did not feel that pace of play was up to par. It is a part of the experience here at Kelly Plantation to help players enjoy the course in a timely manner. The Pace of Play host remains on the course throughout the day to help insure this happens. There are challenges we are faced with that sometimes cause golfers to fall behind what is considered a proper pace. We implement strategies like tending the flag, raking bunkers and even offering golf balls to the groups who may spend a little too much time searching for errant shots. Please come back and visit with us again, we would enjoy seeing you. Head P.G.A. Golf Professional Ashton Crowe
If you have never played Kelly Plantation in Destin it needs to be on your list. It is a little pricey but I did find the course just about a notch above most other courses in Destin. It is not cheap so I won't be playing it everytime I go to Destin but maybe every other. Wish it was a little cheaper but it is a great course and in great shape. Be prepared, it is a challenge. I recommend!
Thank you for the wonderful insight to your experience here at Kelly Plantation Golf Club. You are certainly right in saying golf can be expensive I would agree. Keeping this in mind we try and give each guest that spends their hard earned money here a first class golf experience. From the smiling faces that greet you at bag drop, the chilled apples at the turn, the ice cold mango scented towels that we give out during your round, these are just a few of the little things we do to show our appreciation to you joining us for golf. The course speaks for itself so we want that to be coupled with true southern hospitality at its finest. We hope to see you again here soon, thank you again. Head P.G.A. Golf Professional, Ashton Crowe.
Well worth the money
Absolutely pristine condition, greens were well groomed as was the rest of the course. The practice facilities were outstanding. No complaints at all very pleased with my experience.
I am excited and pleased you found your hard earned money was well spent here at Kelly Plantation Golf Club. We are a family owned Business that recognizes that golf can be expensive and we try and show our guest how important they are to us by providing great golf conditions with a winning attitude from our Professional Staff. Thank you for taking time to let us know how we are doing. Head P.G.A. Golf Professional, Ashton Crowe.
Large greens. Well groomed fairways and bunkers. Aesthetically pleasing to the eye from the tee box. Greens still had signs of recent aeration (holes) but rolled well. Probably punched 4-6 weeks ago and almost healed. Minimal effect on putts.
Would love to play again. Pace with four some four hours exactly. Very friendly staff.
Great course and a great staff
This place has amazing customer service and the course was in great shape and I’d love to play here again. I highly recommend this to anyone in the destin/pcb area
The OUTSTANDING customer service was such a kind statement to make. We take great interest in our guest that choose to spend their hard earned money here. I am glad to see it was recognized by you. Thank you so much for letting us know. Please come back and play again when your on your next vacation to the Emerald Coast. Head P.G.A. Golf Professional Ashton Crowe, a fellow Kentuckian as well.
Thank you for the FIVE STAR review. It is great to see that our guest are enjoying themselves as they spend time here. I hope to see you come back and play the next time your here in Destin.