Smashing Destin Golf
Take a Swing at the Top Sandestin Golf Courses
Golfers can enjoy their passions year-round at Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, due to our world-class golf offerings and our sunny, temperate climate. No wonder Condé Nast Traveler magazine named us one of its “Top 20 Florida Golf Resorts.”
Our guests have full access to four award-winning, championship golf courses at Sandestin – Raven Golf Club, Burnt Pine Golf Club, Baytowne Golf Club and The Links Golf Club – and to The Dunes putting course at Sandestin. The four courses were all designed by renowned golf course architects, have hosted an array of national tournaments and are the recipients of an array of national awards and accolades.
The Golf Courses in Detail
- Raven Golf Club, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr., was home to the 2013 NCAA Division III National Championship. It was also voted Florida’s best new course in 2000 by Florida Golf News, and ranked “#14 in Florida” by Golf Magazine. Given four-and-a-half stars by Golf Digest Best Places to Play, Raven Golf Club was home to a stop on the PGA Champions Tour in 2006 and 2007.
- Burnt Pine Golf Club, designed by Rees Jones and featuring gorgeous views of Choctawhatchee Bay, has been called “The Crown Jewel of Florida Golf” by Golf Magazine. Golf Digest has named it “#19 in Florida” as well as one of America’s top 75 upscale courses. In 1995, it called Burnt Pine Golf Club the “#3 New Resort Course in America.” Golfweek has named the course one of America’s best resort courses as well as “#14 in Florida.”
- Baytowne Golf Club, which underwent significant renovations in 2005 by its original architect Tom Jackson, stretches from the Gulf of Mexico to the bay, with magnificent views along the way. Home to the 2013 NCAA Division III National Championship, Baytowne Golf Club has been given four-and-a-half stars in Golf Digest’s Best Places to Play. Florida Golf News named it one of the “Top 100 in Florida.”
- The Links Golf Club, designed by Tom Jackson, is the shortest of Sandestin’s four courses. Home to the 2013 NCAA Division III National Championship, the views from this course are known as some of Northwest Florida’s most spectacular. The layout winds past Choctawhatchee Bay and Baytowne Marina. Florida Golf News called it one of the “Top 5 in Northwest Florida.”
Hilton Sandestin Beach offers a year-round Golfer’s Dream Vacation Package, which includes beach-view accommodations, an 18-hole round of golf per adult, per night, plus green fees and golf cart usage, unlimited use of the driving range and a daily breakfast buffet for one at the resort’s Sandcastles Restaurant.