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About

Holes 18
Type Military
Par 72
Length 6652 yards
Slope 126
Rating 71.8

Course Details

Year Built 1923
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Robert Walker (2008)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $10 - $15
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker 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

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks, Beverage Carts

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Lounge, Lockers

Reviews

2.5
63 Reviews (63)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 7
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 26
Forced Carries 16
Water Hazards 15
This course/club is great for:
Locals 20
Playing Multiple Courses 13
Advanced Golfers 10
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 14
Worth the Drive 14
Near the Airport 12

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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Bring a Book

I’ve played Eglin since 1998. The overall vibe has just deteriorated slowly over the years. I was told it’s the best shape it’s been in ten years. Started out on Falcon, got to the first green and it looked like it hadn’t been mowed for a bit. Switched to Eagle. There was maybe five groups on the course. We were number four of the five and waited on every shot. Sad that some feel they are entitled to play slow and hold up the whole course, of course the pro shop doesn’t seem to mind, so why should the slow players. It’s too bad because the layouts are great.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 76
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Improved greens

I am happy to say since the last time I played that the greens have grown in very nicely. Always a fun course but with the grains being improved made it much much better thanks for your efforts.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 62
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Great course

Everything is awesome on this course. The clean parking lot, to the friendly staff and well stocked pro shop to the beautiful fairways and receptive greens.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Letting It Go

I signed up to play the Eagle course but when I arrived there was a tournament on it. We were sent out on the Falcon. The Falcon doesn't get the care that the Eagle does. I you go make sure you book the falcon and call the course to make sure, if I had known I wouldn't have gone.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 27
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Sad - conditions are so bad and not getting any better

Just review the pictures they speak for themselves - weeds, weeds, roots, exposed roots, erosion, bad greens - this is what you get for the price you pay - pay little get little

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 09/21/2017

Greens are much improved - Fall transistion completed and growing back in nicely

Played On
Reviews 27
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Details on GOLFNOW are bogus. No such tees exist and the slopes have never been this high.

The course green surrounds were rebuilt in 2008 and in no way resemble the original William B Langford design. The tee colors and placement of many were changed as well. GOLFNOW should ensure their information is correct.

The course is a niece military course but conditions are usually marginal. The price is right and a good course to play. I recommend it.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Greens where in good shape

Played from tips made course challenging fairways where good and greens where really nice. Would highly recommendi excellant value . Will definitely play again

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

Really Good

The course was in great condition. The staff was friendly. I have no complaints.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Solid Experience

We enjoyed playing this course! Fairways, greens and tee-boxes were all in good shape. Enjoyed the rolling terrain that the course is laid out on. I would recommend it to anyone visiting Destin. The other good news, is that you don't have to be military to play, you can access the course without showing a military ID.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Eglin AFB courses

Both Falcon and Eagle courses are beautiful, challenging, and a bargain after 2 PM. Greens in great condition but oh so tricky! Fighter jets playing tag above seemed to be putting on a show for us. Awesome.

Drawbacks: each 9 does not end at the clubhouse, so bring your own refreshments, no roving beer girls either which is just as well, hard to find any attendant in the bar/restaurant. Toilets on the course are plentiful but have no lights, relying instead on skylights which are dirty and obscured. Bring a flashlight or cell phone light! Minor stuff, just love these courses!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Off Kilter

Strange course. Some interesting holes and very good setting for a course. However, a few holes were so tilted that even drives hit totally to one side would end up on the other extreme after roll. Some very dry and unkempt areas off fairways. Some patchy greens, though design of greens was interesting and challenging. Course staff very welcoming. Cart pick up and drop off somewhat awkward..

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great layout

For course that is almost a hundred years old, this is one heck of a great layout.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 03/25/2017

All the greens were leveled and rebuilt in 2008. Sad to see historical William B Langford greens destroyed. Welcome to modern greens.

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

conditions were not where it was enjoyable to play.

At the early morning tee time the winds were gusting as high as 30 miles per hour. It was also cold. We asked if it would be possible to play when it was playable and the said no. We tried a couple holes and it was not enjoyable in any way.

I was pretty upset because we had been to the course a couple times in the afternoon and the course was wide open. but they would not let us try it at a time when the weather was a bit better. I will never go back.

Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great bargain for the money

Staff very friendly and course was better than expected. Greens were the best part of course.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Hilly Florida Course

Very fun golf course that is challenging due to the need to hit shots from uphill/downhill lies as well as side hill lies. Players should be able to find a tee that fits there capabilities. Tee choice would be better if they had a combination set of tees using gold and silver tees.

The amenities are rated only fair because food cannot be purchased after 2pm most days. The bar also closes at 2pm several days a week as well. Might check schedule of bar and food availability times when making tee time.

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

Elevation changes. In Florida!

Great challenging layout. Multiple tee options for all abilities. Surprising elevation changes for Florida. Dormant grass in January allows for lots of roll and limited rough. Staff was exceptionally friendly and welcoming. A great value. Will certainly be back!!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

7:00am Tee Time Not Available to Golf Now customers

Despite reserving a 7:00 tee time through Golf Now we were told upon arrival that we would have to wait for the "Gaggle" to go infant of us and that according to the fine print they did not have to get us off on time. Not a real problem but the Desk person was overly forceful reference this and made more of issue than it had to be. Suggest either Golf Now change what tee times they offer or get Eglin to honor their agreement with Golf Now. Otherwise the course was in great shape!!!!!

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

Play it

This course is amazing, you would think you're playing golf 15 hours north of it. The condition was pretty good, the greens were punched not to long ago but they still rolled pretty well. The views are absolutely breathtaking, just an unbelievable golf course, so good i stopped in the pro shop on my way out and made a tee time for tomorrow

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Great time

Great course to play for good value.
Greens were in good shape, lots of sloping fairways required thought to shot making.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Rude management

Booked a 3 person tee time for falcon coarse at 830 , got there they said they needed to swap us to the eagle coarse due to golfnow not communicating with their tee book , that was fine , when I went to the starter he told me we would tee off around 30 minutes of our original tee time , I was shocked but said ok , we chipped , putted , the practice green was in between the 2 number 1 holes of each coarse , the eagle had 20 people at least waiting , the falcon , the coarse I booked , was no where near as busy , when I questioned the starter he was very rude and told me ....."since I was a golfnow customer I should pull my cart to the side and wait till he allows me to tee off , I got a cheaper price so I was not as important ....." now we are slightly mad , so he calls the manager out , the manager basically states the same , as a golfnow customer we should just sit .. wait ..and be glad we are even there , the manager blamed golfnow and said the tee time I booked is just a ..ROUND ABOUT TIME ... of coarse but now , we'll after 9:00 we are not impressed , conversation gets heated and the manager tells the starter if another word is said to kick us off the property with n refund . This is a middle of the road coarse , I have booked a ton of rounds on golf now at the top end coarse in my area of destin florida , not once have I ever missed a tee time nor been treated like less of a customer because of golf now . I will never make the trip to this coarse again and recommend anyone on here to give yourself an hours window of tee off time because they will set you as a golfnow customer to the side and make you wait till they see fit ,your purchased tee time means nothing .............

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
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