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Good Time Tours has put together some great escapes for the 2016 snowbird season. From Mardi Gras to Nascar, it's always a Good Time!
Bluewater Bay Resort in Niceville, just north of Fort Walton Beach, has four nine-hole courses designed by golf architects Tom Fazio and Jerry Pate.
Hidden Creek is an 18-Hole Championship Public Golf Course designed by Ron Garl and plays 6,823 yards from the back tees. Rated as the top public golf course in NW Florida that you can play every day for under $50.
Snowbirds looking to retire in a golfing mecca can find plenty of courses along the Gulf coast to keep them busy. From Panama City to Bay St. Louis in Mississippi, there are about 100 courses offering about 2,000 holes of golf.
Port Washington, Florida
Once the site of a bustling, turn-of-the-century lumber mill, Eden Gardens is found in the historic community of Point Washington, Florida
Gulfport & Biloxi, Mississippi
We've got the Winter Greens! Winter visitors who want to mix gambling and golf can find the perfect match along the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
The Great Southern Golf Course was built in 1908 and it is recognized as Mississippi’s oldest course. The club hosts mini-tournaments as well as youth and senior programs, special rates for military, first responders and snowbirds.
Gulf Shores, Alabama
Take a Tour of the Wild. Learn about the Wildlife of the Alabama Gulf Coast’s “Pleasure Island” with a two-hour trip through the pristine woodlands and natural habitats of Gulf State Park’s Backcountry Trail.
A true links course, the Isle Dauphine Golf Course has reopened on Dauphin Island, Ala., with three holes rolling alongside the Gulf of Mexico.
Perdido Key, Florida
Located between historic downtown Pensacola and the pristine sugar sand beaches of Orange Beach and Gulf Shores, Lost Key was the first golf course in the State of Florida to be certified as an Audubon International Silver Signature Sanctuary.
Marcus Pointe Golf Club’s 6,650 yard layout features subtle challenges, making it enjoyable for the widest range of golfing skills. Amenities include 18 holes of championship golf, extensive practice areas, and professional instruction, as well as a
Pensacola to Panama City, Florida
Military golf courses are a great way to spend the days while visiting the Northern Gulf Coast during the winter months.
Panama City, Florida
Consistent with the Scottish origins of the game, in which six, nine and 12-hole courses were commonplace. Golf made simple and fun, again, yet challenging enough to retain the interest of avid players. The course is available for public play.
Perdido Key, Florida
Perdido Bay Golf Club is the best value in golf on the gulf coast. Former site of the PGA for 10 years and in fabulous condition.
Phil Holdsworth recently convinced staff at the Destin Community Center to start a league and it quickly grew. There are two days of play each week during Snowbird season on Mondays and Wednesdays from Noon to 2 p.m. with 30 paddles to loan.
Snowbirds looking for a golf course in Northwest Florida where the terms “Best” and “Favorite” are common themes, should look to Regatta Bay Golf and Country Club in Destin, Florida
Boo Weekley, Bubba Watson and Heath Slocum are all PGA Tour players who hail from the same Milton High School in Northwest Florida. They all share one other connection – they grew up playing at Tanglewood Golf and Country Club in Milton, Florida.
On beautiful Mobile Bay, Alabama
January 9, 2015 marked the 50th anniversary of the opening of USS ALABAMA (BB-60) Battleship Memorial Park. Eighteen years to the day since she last ran under her own power, the World War II heroine was dedicated in Mobile, Alabama.