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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Entrance Sign Reveal Event – Eagle Springs Golf Course and Recreation Center

Entrance Sign Reveal Event – Eagle Springs Golf Course and Recreation Center


On Wednesday, August 12, at 10:00 a.m., the Walton County Board of County Commissioners will be hosting a ceremony for the revealing of the new Entrance Sign at the Eagle Springs Golf Course and Recreation Center.


The event will take place at the Eagle Springs Golf Course and Recreation Center at 171 Country Club Lane in DeFuniak Springs.


In late 2018, the Board of County Commissioners were approached with the opportunity to acquire the DeFuniak Springs Country Club as well as additional land owned by the City of DeFuniak Springs.  In February of 2019, the BCC gave approval for the County to purchase the Course in the amount of $38,000.  In July of 2019, the BCC voted to rename the golf course the Eagle Springs Golf Course and Recreation Center.


Since the acquisition, the County Public Works, Facility Maintenance and Recreation Departments have made numerous improvements to the property.


Improvements Include:


Swimming Pool

  • Re-plastered swimming pool
  • Updated filtration system
  • Repainted pool deck and bathrooms
  • New chairs for sitting
  • Windscreen
  • Certified lifeguards

Building & ground maintenance

  • White entrance fence and fence on #7
  • LED lighting to entrance and putting green
  • Painted inside the club house
  • New flooring throughout club house
  • Planters with plants
  • County Entrance sign
  • Club house sitting area

Golf Course

  • Removed over 300 trees
  • Reconfigured holes 12, 17 & 18 for drainage
  • 18 custom-made hole signs by Jim Cosson
  • State of the art, 508 head, irrigation system
  • Created new tee boxes on all holes
  • Cleared around all lakes
  • Added a service road
  • Fixed #12 dam and in process created a 6-acre lake
  • Took jagged cliffs on 13 &18 and smooth them out
  • Added new bunkers to several holes
  • White sand for bunkers was added
  • Eagle springs yardage markers
  • Eagle Springs Score cards
  • Updated cart barn and installed rolling doors
  • West Virginia split rail fence
  • Privacy fence between pool and cart barn

 

Eagle Springs Golf Course and Recreational Center is a 190-acre site located of US Hwy 90 in DeFuniak Springs. The Club currently offers an 18-hole Golf Course, Public Swimming Pool and Clubhouse. Future expansion will include fishing docks, walking trails, basketball courts, tennis courts and much more.

Eagle Springs Golf Course is available to host your tournaments and the Clubhouse is available for rent for parties, birthdays and weddings.


The WCBCC would like to invite the public to take part in our Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Ceremony to help celebrate the opening of the skatepark.


In order to provide for the safety of the public due to the COVID-19 virus, we will be practicing social distancing at this event.

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