Sandestin's Burnt Pine Named ‘Best Course You Can Play’ by Golfweek Magazine
March 8, 2012 by Jennifer Howard
Burnt Pine Golf Club in Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort has been named one of Golfweek’s “Best Courses You Can Play.” The ranking appears in the magazine’s most recent issue, with the Rees Jones-design course on the list with several hosts to professional tour events.
Burnt Pine’s 14th hole is featured on the magazine’s cover. Leading golfers through pine forests, wetlands and beautiful Choctawhatchee Bay views, Burnt Pine is consistently cited as stunning and scenic — as well as challenging. The course is private, but resort guests have access and privileges in designated tee times.
Burnt Pine is one for four championship golf courses in Sandestin.
(DESTIN, Fla.) – Burnt Pine Golf Club – the acclaimed Rees Jones-design at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort on Northwest Florida’s Emerald Coast – has been named one of Golfweek’s “Best Courses You Can Play.”
The rankings appear in the magazine’s latest issue, which features Burnt Pine’s vaunted 14th hole on the cover. Burnt Pine is in elite company alongside several hosts to professional tour events and world famous resorts.
“We are honored to be recognized by Golfweek, one of the game’s foremost authorities,” says Jared Morton, Director of Burnt Pine Golf Club. “This accolade is a testament to Burnt Pine’s incredible layout, as well as our staff’s dedication to providing pristine conditions and unparalleled service.”
Leading golfers through pine forests, wetlands and beautiful water views along the Choctawhatchee Bay, Burnt Pine is consistently cited as one of Florida’s most challenging, scenic and stunning golf experiences. The course is private, but resort guests have access and privileges by taking advantage of designated morning and afternoon tee times.
Burnt Pine is one of four championship courses at Sandestin. Raven Golf Club, designed by Robert Trent Jones II, has hosted PGA Champions Tour events. Baytowne Golf Club has five sets of tees, including a junior tee box, and is an ideal family or day of arrival course. The Links Course is the original Sandestin layout, and a longtime favorite of guests and locals. Sandestin offers a variety of packages and golf options for every level of player, from novice to professional.
For more information: www.sandestin.com; (855) 324-2599.
About Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is home to 30 charming neighborhoods featuring 1,300 condos, villas, town homes, and a wide-variety of hotel accommodations. The resort has more than seven miles of sugar white beaches and pristine bay front; four championship golf courses; 15 world-class tennis courts; 19 swimming pools; a 113-slip marina; children's programs; fitness center and spa; 65,000 square feet of meeting space; and the Village of Baytowne Wharf, a pedestrian village featuring a host of boutique shops, casual and fine dining restaurants, nightlife and events.