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4.7
700 Reviews (700)
5 Stars
403
4 Stars
265
3 Stars
27
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.6
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.3
98.5%
Recommend this course
682 out of 700 reviews
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4.7
72 Reviews (72)
5 Stars
52
4 Stars
20
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.6
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.8
98.6%
Recommend this course
71 out of 72 reviews
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4.7
109 Reviews (109)
5 Stars
79
4 Stars
30
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.6
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.8
99.1%
Recommend this course
108 out of 109 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 7078 yards
Slope 132
Rating 74.6
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Indian Bayou Golf Club
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Gold 72 7078 yards 74.6 132
Blue 72 6429 yards 71.4 127
White 72 5956 yards 68.9 121
Red 72 5226 yards 70.7 121
Scorecard for Seminole/Choctaw
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Gold M: 74.6/132 399 397 457 424 524 213 459 199 542 3614 387 352 552 187 411 363 443 216 553 3464 7078
Blue M: 71.4/127 362 355 422 391 488 182 435 173 489 3297 355 320 520 162 382 324 405 174 490 3132 6429
Blue/White M: 69.7/125 362 355 392 372 488 149 407 173 469 3167 355 320 496 162 366 324 371 150 490 3034 6201
White M: 68.9/121 329 321 392 372 461 149 407 153 469 3053 315 297 496 140 366 309 371 150 459 2903 5956
White/Red M: 67.8/119 329 321 321 323 461 149 337 132 431 2804 315 297 460 140 311 309 317 119 432 2700 5504
Red W: 70.7/121 304 282 321 323 402 118 337 132 431 2650 286 269 460 109 311 273 317 119 432 2576 5226
Handicap 15 17 1 5 7 11 3 13 9 12 18 4 10 6 16 2 14 8
Par 4 4 4 4 5 3 4 3 5 36 4 4 5 3 4 4 4 3 5 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1978
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Earl Stone

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Reviews

4.7
700 Reviews (700)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 28
Brunch 13
19th Hole Scenic Views 6
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 64
Bunkers 59
Forced Carries 39
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 53
Playing Multiple Courses 45
Seniors 36
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 72
Near Local Attractions 38
Near the Airport 38

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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Course was in great shape ! Big rain the night before we played, understandably cart path only.
Highly recommend this course !

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

A great course

This was my second time to play this course and it didn’t let me down. I enjoyed playing it it was in great shape. The staff was very friendly and helpful.

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

Nice course

Played this while on vacation from Ohio. I can honestly say that the course layout and overall condition was very good. I would rather play this course for $85 than a burned out course. I would play it again.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very Nice course

Course in great shape, perfect greens, Staff outstanding.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Always a Great Experience

We play this course on vacation every year and it is always in pristine condition. Great layout for all skill levels and staff is the friendliest in the Destin/PCB/Ft. Walton area. It’s also the best value, unless you are a novice golfer or are ok with playing weathered, worn and sparsely maintained courses. Before you pay $70 to play a burned up tract before noon, or over pay to play a primo course at $125-$175, know that you can get the best of both worlds at Indian Bayou for less than $100. You will not be disappointed and you’ll probably be making it your “go to” vacation course as well. Hit ‘em good!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Golf in Destin

Course is in excellent condition and the staff is as good as it gets.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice Course

Enjoyed playing the course. From the blues, the par 4s played short and the par 3s were all 160 or longer. Greens and fairways were in very good condition. Watch out for the pond when teeing off on 10. You can’t see it, but it definitely there over the mound

Would recommend to others.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Experience

Everything was top notch. Surprised not more people playing. Could not have had a better experience.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

Course was in great shape. All went well. Finished the round in 4 hours.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

One of the best courses in the Destin area. I play it every year when I come down for vacation. Staff is great and treats you so nice

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Shape

Course was in great shape, I think $100 is a little steep for middle of the week tee time.

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

Great course in almost perfect shape

Course was almost perfect. Only issue was that the greens had been punched about two weeks prior. They had almost recovered but were still a little bumpy. I really enjoy this course. I was sad to hear that they had reduced the course down to just 18 holes from 27. Still, one of my favorite plays in Destin. Will definitely play it next time I am in the area.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

What I was looking for in vacation golf

I couldn’t figure out why I was the only one playing. Great agronomy, beautiful coastal layout, mature look and feel. Very Classic golf feel with a solid challenge out of the gate. Played 9 but wished I could have started earlier. It’s a beautiful place after 6 pm. I had it to myself and it was sweet.

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

Worth it

Beautiful course for any level. Very friendly staff. Only negative was the greens. Had recently been punched but I’m sure they will be great in a few days.

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

Golfer63

This was my first time to play this course and I was not disappointed. Tee and fairway conditions were very good, greens were airfied recently so they were a bit slow. Staff were very nice! Looking forward to playing the course again later this week.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Excellent Course for the Money

First time playing this course and it was a great value. They'd punched the greens a couple weeks prior and they were healing nicely and didn't affect too much. The rest of the course was in pristine condition (I'm from Texas and used to seeing lots of dry/dead grass patches, and I didn't notice a one.) Pace was a little slow, but nothing unbearable (~4.5 hr.) Plenty of water features and traps throughout the course, but nothing overly difficult. Will definitely come back for a visit.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

My Choice

Enjoy this course each and every time I play. Nice layout and very friendly staff. Closest course on the West end of Destin.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing

First visit to Indian Bayou

Nice course, excellent conditions, tees fairways and traps pretty much perfect , greens basically recovered from aeration. Very friendly staff, played in 1:45 as first one off (single)

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

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