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Nicklaus Course at Bay Point Resort

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Address: 4701 Bay Point Road, Panama City, FL 32408 (Formerly Lagoon Legend)
Phone Number: 18502356950
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The Nicklaus Course at Bay Point is the first and only Nicklaus Design in...

The Nicklaus Course at Bay Point is the first and only Nicklaus Design in Northwest Florida. Recognized for its premium conditioning and risk reward opportunities, The Nicklaus Course is set against the backdrop of St. Andrew's Bay and a marshland wildlife sanctuary. Panoramic vistas of the bay, marsh and scenic wetlands abound throughout the course as it stretches more than 7,000 yards from the championship tess. The signature fifth hole offers a spectacular tee shot to an island fairay in the middle of the Grand Lagoon with a second shot to a peninsula green overlooking St. Andrews Bay. Member for a day service and immaculate course conditioning highlight the experience at the Nicklaus Course at Bay Point. Public play is welcome seven days a week.

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Great course. Beautiful views

I would have given 5 stars but quite a few greens had some diseased bare spots. Hated to have to putt through rough spots. Other than that, the course was in great condition... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2016
Gchandkeh
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Phoenix
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Stanford, Kentucky
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Nice course for the money. Greens and fairways in great shape. Nice range with balls included. 4 sets of tees for ant level of golfer

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Phoenix
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36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

I would have given 5 stars but quite a few greens had some diseased bare spots. Hated to have to putt through rough spots. Other than that, the course was in great condition. Beautiful views especially the ocean side holes. Wow! Marshall rides around to make sure we were on proper time. Even made some slower people let us play... More 

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53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

I don't think Jack would like his name on this course if he saw its current condition. The tee boxes and greens were in bad shape and the roughs were nonexistent. There was no resort feel which is unlike any Marriott connected course that we have been to. On the positive, the staff were extremely welcoming and friendly.

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Ryan M, General Manager at Nicklaus Course at Bay Point Resort, responded to this review

David, Thank you for your review. We apologize about the experience you had on the Nicklaus course. We are currently transitioning our grasses and had just recently aerated our greens with 3/8'' tines to help with that transition process. I would love for your to reach out to me directly at rmulvey@kempersports.com to discuss further. Again, thank you for your... More 

Clearwater, Florida
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12 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

The Bay Point Resort Golf Club is marketed as an all inclusive, destination golfing resort, however it is also popular among locals. Located in Panama Beach Florida it's nestled in an 1,100 acre wildlife sanctuary. This exclusive, yet serene resort has two championship courses; The Nicklaus and Meadows course. The resort has an excellent practice facilities which includes driving range,... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

I played this on the spur of the moment while on a family getaway. I booked my tee time on Golf now for $49 which seemed very reasonable for a Nicklaus course. The very nice Taylormade rental clubs brought the total cost to around $90. The weather was great and I enjoyed the round. The course was challenging but not... More 

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Ryan M, General Manager at Nicklaus Course at Bay Point Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, Eric! We are glad you had a great day! We hope you will come back and see us soon. We just put down an application for Mole Crickets which you saw with the slices and the greens are transitioning our of dormancy so thank you for your patience. Come back and see us soon! More 

Columbus, Ohio
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

I played the course in early Feb. for that time of year the condition of the course was very good. I played on Thurs. and Friday. It dumped buckets of rain on the PCB area on Weds night early Thurs morning (2-3 am) and on thursday, the only hole on the course that was even close to being what would... More 

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Ryan M, General Manager at Nicklaus Course at Bay Point Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, Kenny! We are glad you enjoyed yourself. Come back and see us soon! More 

Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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200 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Played here this week and one of the best courses in the area. The greens were in top condition and the entire course overall was well maintained. The bay scenery was great and the staff really understood quality customer service. We will definitely come back here to play again.

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Ryan M, Manager at Nicklaus Course at Bay Point Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review and we look forward to seeing you again! More 

Ashaway, Rhode Island
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59 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

I always wanted to play a Jack course, and glad that I did. I have to tell you, one of the more difficult courses I have ever played, I believe the slope was 130 from tee #1. In addition the bunkers are SERIOUS, not those token sand traps one sees at many courses. There are also at least 15 holes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

I have played on a lot of courses through the years. But I have never played a Nicholas course so I jumped at the opportunity and it didn't disappoint. Granted it was above my skill level in every point but if given the chance I will be back for sure.

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Played here in mid January 2015 and very much enjoyed my 18 hole experience. Tight course built around the outside of a housing development, so while it was not the most scenic course, it was still a good golfing experience. Great traps and greens. Fairways were a little thin and brown due to the time of year.

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