A view of the 6th hole at Bay Course from Bluewater Bay Resort
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3.5
537 Reviews (537)
5 Stars
96
4 Stars
224
3 Stars
128
2 Stars
53
1 Stars
36
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.9
Layout
3.9
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.5
73.7%
Recommend this course
412 out of 537 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.6
73 Reviews (73)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
30
3 Stars
17
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.2
Value
4.1
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.6
76.7%
Recommend this course
56 out of 73 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.6
112 Reviews (112)
5 Stars
20
4 Stars
48
3 Stars
24
2 Stars
15
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.1
Value
4.0
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.6
75.0%
Recommend this course
84 out of 112 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 6555 yards
Slope 141
Rating 71.8
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Bluewater Bay Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1981
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tom Fazio (1981) Jerry Pate (1981)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro No
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Marina, Banquet Facilities

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Tennis

Reviews

3.5
537 Reviews (537)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 23
Watching the Game 10
Amazing Food 9
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 46
Bunkers 37
Narrow Fairways 23
This course/club is great for:
Locals 29
Playing Multiple Courses 27
Seniors 24
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 29
Worth the Drive 19
In the 'Burbs 15

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Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

BWB

Good course but could be improved immensely by mowing around tee boxes and fairways. They probably had to cut back due to C19.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Decent

They have started to fix their greens. Much better than recent months. For the price it’s a good afternoon round.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

The greens are in great shape. Most holes are surrounded by condos. 2 holes have a bay Veiw. The staff was fantastic. I lost a head cover and they went above and beyond to get it for me. We picked a bad time to play I think. We had no one behind us till 4th hole. Then locals came. Everyone in their own cart and speed golfing. We kept letting them play through and we weren’t playing slow. Felt like someone breathing down your neck the whole round. No one’s fault really. Just bad luck and timing. But course in great shape. Lots of trees and hazards.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun course

Beautiful scenery and fun course. Pretty short course so a lot of lay ups. Great course for the money.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good day on the links

Course in good shape enjoyed marsh more than bay areas near the course better kept on marsh side look like they are going to sale holes on bay side more house coming

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 35
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Always a pleasure

Enjoyed the course and the staff was friendly and courteous. I am concerned about the possibility of reduce the course for construction purposes.
They already closed 9 holes. If they reduce the course anymore, I will most likely not return.

Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Never walk this course

Wife and I played for first time. Slow day so pace of play was excellent. Greens were in good shape. Tee boxes a bit shaggy. Decent layout. A couple of holes were worth the price of admission.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Played this course twice

Course was well groomed. Greens had a few rough spots but putts ran true. We have been in Panama City Beach for a week, played 4 times and chose to play this course a second time. Great value. Friendly staff.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Going Downhill

Playing this course several years ago and it definately is going downhill, even one of the courses has been closed. Hope they can find a buyer to take ove this course and restore it

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course

First time playing the course. Had a friendly welcome from the clubhouse staff. Pace of play was great. A few of the greens needed some work but were manageable. Would play again on my next trip to the area.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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