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4.1
546 Reviews (546)
5 Stars
139
4 Stars
241
3 Stars
113
2 Stars
29
1 Stars
24
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.4
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.8
92.5%
Recommend this course
477 out of 546 reviews
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4.2
70 Reviews (70)
5 Stars
24
4 Stars
39
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.5
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.7
97.1%
Recommend this course
68 out of 70 reviews
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4.1
133 Reviews (133)
5 Stars
42
4 Stars
68
3 Stars
17
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.4
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.6
93.2%
Recommend this course
124 out of 133 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 72
Length 6861 yards
Slope 119
Rating 71.6
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Fort Walton Beach Golf Club - Pines Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1962
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Bill Amick

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $12 - $16
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts 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 Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire.

Reviews

4.1
546 Reviews (546)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 17
Brunch 11
19th Hole Specials 6
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 34
Bunkers 30
Forced Carries 27
This course/club is great for:
Seniors 39
Locals 35
Walkers 29
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 48
Near the Airport 19
Worth the Drive 18

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I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

New irons 1st round

Got new TaylorMade irons and after some range work wanted to use them on the course
Big difference from my Wilson irons
Still trying to figure out distances but after a painful front 9 I settled down and started hitting them better
Had a fun round with the wife
The weather is perfect to play now with temps in the 70s. The course is in good shape
Come on out and play fwb golf club

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Quick 18 with friend

My friend and I came out to play a quick18 on Monday around 230
Started out great no issues then it happened. A senior 3some , 1 walking. All beginners from what we saw and apparently unfamiliar with course etiquette or the rules
They hit into our fairway a couple times and once near our tee box
We waited for them to hit which took way too long. They had a couple chances to wave us thru but never did. The back 9 was almost unbearable. We finished the front 9 in an hour it took almost 2 hrs to play the back due to the extremely slow play of the 3some There was a Marshall driving around but he never did anything. Might wanna retrain as to what to look for to move things to an acceptable pace Course in good shape definitely worth playing

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Excellent for a city course

Staff was friendly and helpful. Course was in very good condition for a public venue. Pace of play was good. Price was good. Will definitely play again when in the area. Se

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

Late 4some

Twilight 4some. Got 17 in then it got dark
Course conditions very good
Pace was good. We let a single and 2some play thru
We enjoyed it very much

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Municipal pines

I’ve played the Pines course as a Single. Typical municipal course. Not many hazards or traps, wide open fairways - not too difficult. The nearby air force base makes some noise.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Not bad

Really wasn't expecting too much. We got a tee time on a Hot Deal for very reasonable. The course was not anything fancy. However, it was in good shape and fun to play. I would go again without hesitation.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

i sucked

topped 9 balls and lost 6, shot a 105, 60 on front ,45 on back, but great day with pop and made me want to play way more than 1 a year.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Enjoyable Day

The weather was nice; although, it looked like it was going to rain any minute. It was in fairly good shape overall. The fairways were thin in spots and the greens had spots of crab grass, but they putted true most of the time. The course staff was extremely friendly. We travel over an hour to play the course, but I believe we will be back again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Sunday twosome

Invited my buddy to golf
Played at 2 course was wide open
Pace of play was great. The course is in excellent condition and we finished 18 in 3 hours. Shot a 93
Had a very enjoyable day
The staff at fwb golf course is friendly and helpful
Probably the best value around
Highly recommend playing here

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fantastic

The course is in excellent shape. Greens were faster today than a few weeks ago. Fairways are plush and green, no weeds. This is the best time of the year to play in the FL Panhandle and both the Pines and Oaks courses are in very good to excellent condition.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

too wet to play

we made this tee time 3 days ago and weather was supposed to be sunny.....this was a pretty bad golf day...... I could not cancel because the course was not closed. Tropical storm on the way and we knew we could not cancel but the policy is..... if course is open you cant cancel. So we played. This rule definitely needs to be changed ! I"ll not make advance tee times again.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

lovely course.

Played the Oaks Course. Verywell maintained for a municipal course. Really enjoyed it. Good practice facilities as well.

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

Solo round

Played alone. Pace was perfect
Conditions were great great value
This is my home course and the improvements have made it a great place to play. Kudos to all

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

Enjoyed the day

Played first nine by myself. Hooked up with a few others was pleasant not stressful. Being a new focused golfer it was good. Enjoyied the good conditions should have played better not the course. Should have scored better couldn’t get it right on approach shots. Will try again nice course for me. Thanks

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

Great round spoiled by marshal

First I want to preface this review by saying the round we played with our wives the week before this round was also spoiled by the same marshal
He followed us all over the oaks course. We commented that it felt creepy because he was there watching our 4some. He was creeping our wives out
This week my buddy and I played alone the marshal didn’t follow us but we noticed he was following a 4some with 2 females
He also interfered with our round twice
First filling divots in the fairway when we were trying to tee off
The final time was on 18. I was in my backswing in the fairway and the same marshal came up behind us in his cart and kept going distracting me. He has no concept of what he’s supposed to be doing. Hes inconsiderate and if I see him stalking our group again I will confront him and report him to the pro shop. Both rounds were played during twilight. Other than him the round was great
Course is in great condition
Highly recommend playing here

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
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Poa creeping in on the greens

Need to nip it in the bud. Otherwise a nice place to play

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course for the money. Well maintained. Several interesting holes on the Oaks Course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Beautiful Greens

Course is in excellent shape. Greens are very good and a moderate speed. No weeds on the greens. The Oaks course is a bit narrower thus it is wise to hit the fairways, otherwise, your only option is to get it back into the fairway.

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

Excellent challenging golf!

This course is in far better shape than many of the courses located nearby. Public course that has a well educated staff and very knowledgeable greenskeeper, The greens are in very good shape and the fairways are also nice. Definitely worth the money considering the caliber of courses in the area that charge 2 or 3 times more to play and are not as nice as Fort Walton's municipal courses.

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