Golfing in Orlando
Orlando is home to over 170 golf courses, 20 golf academies,and a number of high-profile golf tournaments. The International Association of Golf Tour Operators voted Orlando the “North American Golf Destination of the Year” in 2010. This makes the city a true golf destination.
1. Walt Disney World Golf
This state-of-the-art destination has four golf courses, namely Palm Golf, Lake Buena Vista, Oak Trail, and Magnolia. The Lake Buena Vista Golf Course has hosted the PGA, LPGA and USGA Tours. Golf Digest gave the Magnolia Golf Course 4 stars and Audubon International certified it as a Cooperative Wildlife Sanctuary. Elevated tees, water hazards, and expansive greens challenge you to give your best.
2. The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club
This top golf resort features an 18-hole Greg Norman Signature Golf Course and five sets of tees. It has a closely mowed turf, along with contoured landscapes and ample landing areas. It’s also a certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary.
3. Timacuan Golf Club
This semi-private club’s championship layout is famed throughout Florida. It will bring out the strategist in you with front nine holes nestled across a rolling expanse, and the remaining half situated differently.
4. Lake Nona Golf & Country Club
Need something inspiring to play your best? Come to this private residential golf club community with a stunning view of the lake. Tom Fazio himself designed the championship course. It has hosted the inaugural Solheim Cup and the Tavistock Cup.
5. Celebration Golf Club
This upscale golf course continues to live up to its reputation as the leader in its field since it opened its doors in 1996.Designed by Robert Trent Jones Senior and Junior, the golf course lets you play through Florida’s wetlands and pine forests. You not only enjoy the city’s natural beauty, you also play against stunning scenery that brings out the winner in you.
6. Champions Gate Golf
Champions Gate Golf boasts two championship golf courses, both designed by Norman Greg. The International Course snakes around wetlands, while the National Course runs through the Florida plains. The former course hosted the Father Son Tournament from 2003 to 2008.
7. Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club and Lodge
The beautiful golf resort’s 270-acre golf course lies along the Butler Chain of Lakes. The tour championship golf links feature 27 holes. If you’re looking for a fair test of your golf skills and a place to reward yourself after a challenging game, come to this private golf enclave.
Look to Orlando for the ultimate golfing experience
The Sunshine State gives you access to all of these golf clubs and their upscale amenities.Enjoy the unique challenges of each these stunning courses for an exclusive golfing experience unlike any other.
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