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Golf Course Review

Discussion in 'Sports and Recreation' started by Rudyjohn, Jun 26, 2005.

  1. Rudyjohn

    Rudyjohn SoWal Insider

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    While searching the foums, I did not see any info on golf courses in the area. We'd like to hear what you think, pros & cons, condition/difficulty, expensive, etc.? Is Camp Creek and Santa Rosa Golf Club the only ones in the 30A area?
     
  2. lbjpryan

    lbjpryan Beach Comber

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    Have played both many times...Played Camp about 10 times and SRB&G Club about 20 times...Camp is less crowded, nicer, GPS, gets a better breeze, great cart service, etc. It is also more expensive and tougher...I have played some great courses and would rank it in my top ten (probably b/c I am on vacation when I play it).

    Santa Rosa is also great...Older course, not quite as well groomed as Camp Creek but still a treat. It seems as if it is a little harder to get onto Santa Rosa, probablt just it's locale...Santa Rosa is a bit cheper as well....As I recall Santa Rosa is around $65 to $70 and Camp Creek is around $100...If you don't mind the money I would play Camp....

    Rating Camp...9 SR 7
     
  3. RiverOtter

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    1st let me say I am probably the worst golfer on the boards or the world for that matter :oops: . But I played Camp Creek with a good golfer and according to him (and his score :D ) That was one hard course :shock:
     
  4. STL Don

    STL Don Beach Fanatic

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    You might consider Hombre in Panama City Beach, 27 holes which have lots of challenges. There's a lot of golf up near Destin. One of the better bargains is Bluewater Bay, in Niceville, just across the mid-bay bridge.
     
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    Might even see O.J. :D ..... looking for Nicole's killer of course :roll:
     
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  6. STL Don

    STL Don Beach Fanatic

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    And why might you see O.J.?
     
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    That's where he plays. When he's not looking for Nicole's killer :D
     
  8. Smiling JOe

    Smiling JOe SoWal Expert

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    While it is not in Seagrove, Windswept Dunes, located in Freeport (north of the Bay), opened in Sept. last year.
    Windswept Dunes
     
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    Love the new Avitar SJ :cool:
     
  10. Smiling JOe

    Smiling JOe SoWal Expert

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    Thanks, but it officially belongs to Kurt.
     
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    Same with the Otter :idontno: . Nobody liked my rabbit :roll:
     
  12. STL Don

    STL Don Beach Fanatic

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    Maybe that's where he is looking. I hear that the course is a real killer.
     
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    As I mentioned before I am quite possible the worst golfer in the history of man. I once hit a tee shot where the water was BEHIND me and I still managed to hit the water :oops: . I lost 18 balls at the Hombre before I stopped counting :oops: . Actually that may have been Lagoon Legand. I've played both and lost a ton a balls :D
     
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    18 holes or 9? My worst round of golf involved 10 lost balls over 9 holes back in high school. The following spring, I gave up on golf and joined the track team instead.
     
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    18+ on 18.... I stopped counting :bang:
     
  16. KY oyster eater

    KY oyster eater Beach Lover

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    Played Club Meadows (not a bad course, but it was swampy due to all the recent rains week before last) all the way in Panama City which is way too far, but they are revamping the old Lagoon Legends course at the Marriott there. It is going to be nice. Jack Nicklaus has his name all over it so it will be a good one. We also played Camp Creek which is one of the nicest courses I've ever played and I've been whacking the dimpled pebble goin' on 25 years or so. The people were super friendly and helpful, just an overall pleasant experience. A little pricey but you get what you pay for.....we played 27 and it was about 95 degrees......don't forget to hydrate........I have played the Hombre in the past and would reccommend those courses as well. Especially before driving all the way into Panama City beach.
     
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    I played Hombre for the last 11 years. Not long but you have the be accurate. Lots of water. Great golf course. Then I played Windswept. Wide open fairways but traps where your ball wants to go. Another good golf course with a reasonable price.
     
  18. redfisher

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    I'm don't like Camp Creek but love Santa Rosa and won't drive to Destin...Camp Creek is like one of those corporate, want to be private courses where you can always catch the sales guys w/their credit card entertaining clients or that morning after batchelor party 12some playing slow due to hangovers...To me, SR is "old school" and that's what I prefer...
     
  19. aquaticbiology

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    Lagoon Ledgend is the best - never played golf there (i don't play golf), but i've spent many an hour in the marshes sampling and just picture taking - heaven for a half racoon/half st andrews beach mouse like me

    scallops and oysters and shrimps, OH MY!
     
  20. kurt

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    I believe Camp Crrek is going completely private so now might be a good time to check it out.
     

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