Lynn Haven lies just north of Panama City Florida.
A city of around 21000 residents, Lynn Haven has 2 golf courses within its city boundaries.
Lynn Haven has a warm and temperate climate, is typical of the region, and has year-round playability.
There are 2 courses, one is private while the second one is public.
So, if you happen to find yourselves in Lynn Haven for business or leisure, don’t miss out on playing a round in these two courses.
Panama Country Club – Private Course
Well, the fact that this course was built and designed in 1927 makes it one of the grand-daddy courses in the region.
Designed by Donald Ross, the course had suffered damage due to a hurricane and has undergone a restoration.
It’s an 18 hole par 72 course with a slope of 125 and a rating of 71.5.
The course is relatively flat compared to the other courses in this region that are undulating with less flat lies.
The course has narrow to medium width fairways and along with the multiple tees available can be a challenging course for golfers at all skill levels, although the course doesn’t have many hazards or water features.
The back tees measure 6600 yards with the forward tees coming in at 5400 yards.
Although the course lost a lot of trees during the hurricane, it is a sanctuary and habitat for some of the Northwestern Florida wildlife, and it’s not uncommon to spot local animals such as turtles, eagles, etc., that are native to this region, during a round of golf.
The course also has a driving range with a pitching and chipping area and 2 putting greens.
The newly renovated clubhouse that has beautiful views of North Bay can be used for hosting events but does not have a restaurant.
The green fees are $67 for all morning tee times for 18 holes with a cart.
The afternoon rate is $56 for all tee times with a cart.
There is various type of memberships available, from Class A membership that provides for unlimited golf to Social membership where privileges are limited.
The course also hosts a yearly invitational tournament for amateurs which is also one of the oldest tournaments in the region.
Nature Walk Golf Club – Public Course
Nature Walk Golf Course calls itself a fun, fast, and friendly course, and that’s what it is.
This is a course that you cannot take too seriously or you’ll end up missing the la joie of playing here.
The course was opened in 1997 and was designed by Clifton and Ezell.
This is an 18 hole par 60 course with a slope of 93 and a rating of 59.6.
The course measures 3512 yards, so if you’re looking for those 600-yard par 5s, this is not for you.
As the name suggests, the course with its abundant oak trees and Florida pines is a nature lover’s haven and is well maintained.
The facility has a driving range and a 13,000 sq ft putting and chipping green with a pitching green as well as a pitching green with a practice bunker.
The rates are reasonably priced at $20 for 18 holes walking and $12 for 9 holes walking.
The tee time starts at 8:10 a.m. and ends at 4:50 p.m.
The course also has a cafe and clubhouse where you can host events.
Golf Courses Near Lynn Haven, FL
The area around Lynn Haven, along with Panama City Beach is home to a lot of golf courses.
Panama City Beach Golf Courses: Panama City Beach has 8 golf courses that cater to golfers at all levels. So you are never short of one when you are around this region.