Florida Golf Visits

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Jack Nicklaus

Old Corkscrew Golf Club

A cornerstone of the Southwest Florida golf experience, there are no homes on this course. A natural well-balanced layout with an excellent mixture of water, trees and bunkers.

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Greg Norman

Gold Course at Tiburon Golf Club

Tiburon’s Gold course designed is one of the most magnificent golf courses in all of Florida. Architect Greg Norman deftly incorporates water hazards,  adds difficult stacked sod-wall bunkers and converts critical areas of rough into coquina shell waste bunkers.

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Pete Dye

PGA Golf Club Dye Course

Developed by the PGA of America, PGA Village is a community built around learning and playing the game of golf. It serves as the winter home to PGA professionals. PGA Village includes the PGA Golf Club, the PGA Center for Learning and Performance and the PGA Education Center, the training forum for PGA apprentice professionals.

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Arnold Palmer

King and Bear at World Golf Village

The only golf course in the world co-designed by Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus. Winding through the residential communities of the Village, it’s long, not tricky with a mixture of their design styles.

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Slammer and Squire at World Golf Village

With moderate length, little rough, wide fairways and less penal bunkering, the Slammer and Squire is fun and very playable. The sister course, King and Bear nearby, is longer, tighter and more challenging.

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Waldorf Astoria Golf Club

A tournament-caliber golf course with a challenging layout of memorable holes and excellent conditioning, it’s the first Rees Jones design in Orlando. Extensive water and woods make an exciting combination of openness and remoteness at the same time. 

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Arnold Palmer

Bay Hill Golf Club & Lodge

An iconic landmark in the world of golf, Bay Hill is one of the best experiences in golf. A tremendous twenty-seven hole layout comprises three nines. The course hosts the Arnold Palmer Invitational on the PGA Tour. 

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Jack Nicklaus

Grand Cypress Golf Club

Our first choice over the many years we’ve been coming to Orlando for a relaxing golf getaway is Grand Cypress Golf Club. The choice of staying at the roomy Villas of Grand Cypress at the golf course or the iconic 1500-acre Hyatt Regency Resort with a private lake nearby is a most difficult one.  But

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Arnold Palmer

Disney Magnolia Course

The highest rated and most challenging course of the four distinct courses near Disney World. A long but fair golf course with no forced carries other than a Par3. Named after it’s magnificent trees, the features include elevated, large greens, and good-sized fairways.

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Greg Norman

The National Course at Champions Gate Golf Resort

Champions Gate features two premier golf courses both designed by Greg Norman. Seldom are two sister courses side-by-side so different. The National Course is an American style course that winds through hundreds of acres of secluded woodlands, wetlands and former orange groves. 

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Greg Norman

The International Course at Champions Gate Golf Resort

A coastal links-style, the International Course consists of wetlands, dunes, pot bunkers and tall natural grasses with water is visible on virtually every hole. While the International is challenging, it’s not as picturesque as its sister course – The National.

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Watson Course at Reunion Resort

Only one resort can claim three signature courses from the worlds greatest legends:  Nicklaus, Watson, and Palmer.   If you only have time for one, play the Watson Course.

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Arnold Palmer

PGA National Champion Course

A Nicklaus layout, the Champions Course is known for the The Bear Trap – Holes 15,16 and 17 – perhaps the most diabolical three consecutive holes in golf. The resort is large, luxurious and legendary.

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Greg Norman

Ritz Carlton Golf Club at Grande Lakes

A Greg Norman layout in Orlando integral within the luxurious Grande Lakes hotel complex with Marriott and Ritz Carlton. Wide fairways, limited rough and large greens are superbly manicured.

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