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3.9
405 Reviews (405)
5 Stars
131
4 Stars
200
3 Stars
54
2 Stars
10
1 Stars
10
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.0
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.9
85.5%
Recommend this course
365 out of 405 reviews
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4.0
35 Reviews (35)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.0
Value
3.9
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.1
85.7%
Recommend this course
30 out of 35 reviews
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3.7
87 Reviews (87)
5 Stars
22
4 Stars
35
3 Stars
21
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.8
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.0
80.5%
Recommend this course
70 out of 87 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6859 yards
Slope 126
Rating 72.6

Holiday Golf Club is a championship course that features challenging greens that were designed to test golfers with even the sharpest short game skills. The fairways are generously sized but they are also bordered by lakes and white sand bunkers fiercely guard the elevated greens. Players should be prepared to use every club in their bag. The golf course is a challenge but it is also fair and enjoyable, which makes it a good test of skill without testing your frustration. Its playability, which is further enhanced with three sets of tees, has made it one of Florida's most popular tracks. Holiday Golf Club also boasts extensive practice facilities that include a par-3, nine-hole course, a lighted driving range, a chipping green, and an expansive putting green.

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Course Details

Year Built 1964
Greens TifEagle Turf Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jim Dunkerley

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire is required at all times, sleeved & collared shirts for men & women, cutoffs, swimming trunks, gym shorts, short shorts and tank tops are not allowed.

Reviews

3.9
405 Reviews (405)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 11
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 22
Bunkers 20
Undulating Greens 20
This course/club is great for:
Locals 17
Advanced Golfers 16
Seniors 14
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 27
Near Local Attractions 16
Worth the Drive 10

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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Hafjkt

when checking in the individual behind the counter did not seem pleased to see us and was very short w/me when I asked where we were in line.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Enjoyable but challenging

As a single, I was matched up with a couple and a single fellow whose wife was along for the ride.
Everyone very congenial & fun to be with. The course was in good shape although I did have a putting issue with FAST greens....just my lack of ability. It was a bit slow & took almost 4 hrs. to do 18. Daylight is an issue at that time of day.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good value but slow

it was difficult to get the round in. Cloudy and dark for the last couple of holes

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

Good deal using GolfNow.

I’ve been vacationing in the area for years and always wanted to play this course, especially since they claim to have best greens on the beach. Most times I’ve been here the greens fees were rather exorbitant so when I saw a deal on GolfNow just after 2pm I decided to give it a try. Paired up with three others which was ok. Staff in pro shop was friendly, starter let a twosome out ahead of us but I think they were members and they moved on by #3. Course was better than I expected but compared to others in the area that also offer online discounts, it’s really nothing to brag about, especially if you’re paying full price. Pace of play was good until we caught up with another foursome on #10 then it was slow going the rest of the way in. Greens and fairways in very good condition. I’d play it again if I could get the same deal.

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

Surprisingly Good

The course is in good condition and fun to play. The staff in the golf shop were very condescending to the point of being rude and obnoxious.. The staff in the restaurant were great, good food and service great.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

“Take Greens and Fairways...leave the rest.”

The course advertises the best greens on the beach, and I will admit that their greens and fairways were in great shape. The setting and areas around the fairways and greens left a lot to be desired for the price tag. Pace of play was good, but I did play in the heat of the day so there wasn’t much of a crowd. The course has a few challenging areas, but could be played by golfers of all ability levels.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/13/2019

Thank you for the 5-star rating and review of us! Please come back again soon!

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

First timer

Price was good
Course was in good shape for August weather

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Holiday Golf Course

Course was in good shape but very wet due to alot of rain this week.
Greens were aerated but putted very true.

Staff was friendly and pace of play was fast.

I played a threesome in 3:10 for 18 holes.

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

Not bad

Green had been aeration done recently and course wet due to heavy rains but all in all a good day. Staff was friendly and a nice layout. I think the price was a little high for conditions but overall nice course

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

Pace

Pace was slow because they allowed a group of 5 to play ahead of us.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/06/2019

Hi, thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the delay of play during your round. This is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can make improvements before your next game. Please know that we will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Holiday Golf Club - Regulation Course. We hope to see you again soon.

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Played On
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Sandy Greens

I would wait at least one week before playing here because of the sand on the greens.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 08/05/2019

Hi, we appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Holiday Golf Club - Regulation Course. We hope to see you again in the future.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Could have been better

I paid for an 18 hole game with my teenage children. (Before anyone assumes they are bad, that’s not the case- they are extremely mature children) One whom is on the varsity golf team locally here. When we got to the course, I found out that you can’t play all 18, you can only play 9 holes twice. Why wasn’t I notified of this? I would have only paid for 9 holes. Feel like I wasted a lot of money. 2 of the kids are not trained golfers, so they are a little slower. A team of 2 guys skipped in front of us because we had a 4 top. Totally understandable and we were appreciative of that. The next group behind us was so rude that they complained to the club house and had someone come and tell us to let them skip us?!?! We didn’t even try to hold them back??? We never stopped them. The entire experience was frustrating. The guy who took our reservation wasn’t friendly, but the snack lady at the bar was SUPER nice! I liked her a lot. She was very professional. The course was quite clean, the greens were ok- an unbelievable amount of sand near the holes, but that was expected since we are still recovering from the hurricane. All in all, if they didn’t charge for 18 holes and only have access to 9- I would’ve been ok. They can’t control the rude patrons.

Conditions Excellent
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great greens.

The course was in good condition, greens are fast.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

HOT BUT GREAT GOLF

YES IT WAS HOT AND SOME HOLES WINDY. BUT GOLF WAS NTO BACKED UP AND GREAT. GREENS ARE THE BEST IN A FEW MONTHS.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 07/22/2019

Hi, Randy. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Holiday Golf Club - Regulation Course.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/22/2019

Hello, u4346943. Thank you for your 5-star rating! Please book another round with us soon at Holiday Golf Club - Regulation Course!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Pace of play

Sucks being a twosome getting stuck behind 2 3somes and then one adds a 4th on the turn at 10, 4.5hrs to play 18 and I’m average at best so it’s not like I shot a 72...

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
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Commented on 07/18/2019

Hi, u314159418564. Thank you for reviewing the course. We are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can make improvements in pace of play before your next round with us. We are glad to see the rest of your game to be great. Please be assured that we will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Holiday Golf Club - Regulation Course. We hope to see you again soon.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great layout with excellent greens

Enjoyed playing this course and was teamed up with other guest that had about same handicap It made for a good day Thanks

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/18/2019

Hi, we appreciate you leaving a review and rating us. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back at Holiday Golf Club - Regulation Course!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very nice well groomed course

We played Friday before tropical storm Barry was to hit land. Even with the short rain showers the course was well groomed the greens in excellent shape. I would recommend this course if you are looking for a golf course in Panama Beach. Use your military ID.

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