The layout of this Tom Fazio Jr. championship-caliber course stand as a luxurious centerpiece of an exclusive community minutes from St. Petersburg and just 20 minutes from Tampa International Airport. The private Bayou Club's golf course gently weaves its way through oaks and pines, marshes and bayous. The sights and sounds of nature abound: great blue herons, playful otters, manatees, jumping fish and bald eagle sightings enrich your golf experience. Another hallmark of Bayou's success is the playing condition of it's golf course. Meticulous maintenance practices and continual site improvements keep the course in outstanding shape every month of the year.
Of the 18 holes, 16 feature water hazards. Another unique feature is the combination of back-to-back par-5's on the front nine, and back-to-back par-3's on the back nine. The 16th hole is a par 3 that ranks with any in terms of beauty and degree of difficulty, requiring a 200-yard carry from the Championship tee with little room for error. Pars on this hole are cherished, and we have multiple tees to provide an appropriate test for golfers of all skill levels.