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Golf Tips from the Pros: More Club Doesn't Translate to More Distance

Posted on Nov 18, 2015

Logic might tell you that the longer the club, the longer the swing arc will be, which translates to more club head speed resulting in more distance right? Wrong! Testing has shown that the average gain in distance between a regular 43” driver and a 45” driver is a whopping ONE YARD. The real problem is the longer the driver, the harder it is to control. So with today’s standard drivers bought ‘off the rack’, you’re also buying a higher...

Sandestin Employee Ties Course Record

Posted on Nov 05, 2015

What started as a normal round of golf with a friend became a historic day for Sandestin golf operations employee Avery Helms. On September 11, the pair ventured out for a round on the Raven Golf Club course and Dane Clark watched as his buddy birdied the first three holes. Helms, a Niceville, Florida native, added a pair of birdies on the signature par 3 island green sixth hole and the par 5 seventh hole to record a 5-under score of 30 on...

Romantic Beach Getaway for Couples

Posted on Nov 02, 2015

10 activities to enhance your Romantic Getaway to Sandestin

With the stunning Sandestin sunsets, impeccable cuisine and endless activities, Sandestin has grown into a beloved spot for couples to escape to for a romantic getaway, anniversary celebration or just a relaxing retreat sans the kids. Not only do couples enjoy the resort once or twice, they make life-long memories at Sandestin and return year after year.

Endless Summer Songwriters Series at Sandestin

Posted on Aug 24, 2015

Sandestin and the Florida Restaurant Lodging Association (FRLA) in conjunction with Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) will host the 6th Annual Endless Summer Songwriters Series which will take place at multiple venues inside The Village of Baytowne Wharf from October 1-3. The event will showcase 14 Nashville-based BMI songwriters who will sing their biggest hits and explain the inspiration behind their songs. The event is free and open to the public.

Matt Ginella's Journey Includes Sandestin Golf Courses

Posted on Aug 17, 2015

On Wednesday, August 26th, you will want to tune into Golf Channel's 'Morning Drive" show. The popular golf-centric morning show will feature another segment of "Ginella's Journey," hosted by the network's golf travel editor, Matt Ginella. Visit South Walton (VSW) and Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort welcomed Ginella to the area back in May to tape a segment that would showcase the area's 213 golf holes (72 at Sandestin), the artist...