The Panhandle Places


Fort Walton Beach


Fort Walton Beach Golf Club. This 36-hole municipal course has links (Oaks and Pines) that lie about 400 yards from each other and are considered by many to be among Florida's best public layouts. Greens fees are $18–$41 with a shared cart. Rte. 189, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32548. 850/833–9528.

Shalimar Pointe Country Club. There's a pleasing mix of water and bunkers at this 18-hole course. Greens fees are $28–$45 (with cart); if you book online you can save a little money. 302 Country Club Dr., Shalimar, FL, 32579. 850/651–1416.

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