OFFERING THE ONLY NICKLAUS DESIGN COURSE IN NW FLORIDA, Bay Point Golf Club brings a premier championship format to the house of the world’s most lovely seashores. Voted Panama City News Herald’s “Best of Bay” the final three years, the Nicklaus Course at Bay Point Golf Club present a enjoyable and difficult spherical of golf that you just will not quickly overlook.
Recently renovated with new TifEagle Ultra-dwarf Bermuda-grass greens and now re-opened after the consequences of Hurricane Michael, the Nicklaus Course is the one Nicklaus Design within the Panhandle and is about in opposition to the backdrop of St. Andrew Bay and a marshland wildlife sanctuary. The conversion to TifEagle on all 18 greens creates a extra constant placing floor with quicker inexperienced speeds year-round. In addition, 23 renovated green-side bunkers praise the greens and embody new sand and drainage.
The effort to re-open the Nicklaus Course after the harm from Hurricane Michael was a monumental job. “I couldn’t be prouder of the work our team has put in at Bay Point to get the Nicklaus Course back into playing shape.” Bay Point common supervisor Ryan Mulvey mentioned. “It has been a very difficult time for our community since the storm hit in October and the course has been a real rallying point for our team and the work we’ve done has provided a sense of normalcy for all of us.”
Bay Point’s Nicklaus Course weaves by way of the Sheraton Panama City Beach Golf & Spa Resort with quite a few strategically positioned bunkers and water options. The signature fifth gap (pictured) affords a spectacular tee shot to an island fairway in the course of the Grand Lagoon with a second shot to a peninsula inexperienced overlooking St. Andrew Bay.
When you get hungry, swing by Bar 72 for pub-style and seafood fare.
4701 Bay Point Road, (850) 235-6950, BayPointGolfClub.com
Yardage: Nicklaus, 7,152, Meadows (closed as a result of harm from Hurricane Michael, Open TBD)
Greens Fees: $115-$45