Orlando Golf Guide

April 11, 2019 | By Carlos S.
Orlando Florida golf guide to courses

Take a swing at one of the many professionally designed golf courses. Many of golf’s biggest legends and sought after designers have created golf courses here, inviting you to master some of the most gorgeous, challenging greens you’ll ever play. We are a perfect hub for year-round golf, attracting many from around the country and snow-bound golfers during the winter months. Below are a few top picks we recommend to stop by and play a round of golf.

Reunion Resort Golf Course
7593 Gathering Drive
Kissimmee, FL 34747

Reunion is the only location in the world with a signature course designed by Tom Watson, Jack Nicklaus, and Arnold Palmer. Courses open to resort guests only.


Palmer Course – Innovatively routed on hilly, roller coaster-like terrain, Arnold Palmer’s Signature Course uses expansive waste areas, strategically placed bunkers, and generously wide fairways that create a unique variety of risk or reward golf shots.


Watson Course – The first Tom Watson-designed course in Florida. Watson’s Signature course provides beauty and challenge, demanding strategic, well thought out approach shots and a creative short game.


Nicklaus Course – This Parkland-style layout is smooth and flowing, with long horizon lines and elevated tee boxes and greens. Designed to tempt golfers into hitting risky shots with potentially big payoffs, the course challenges the golfer to step up on the ball with a carefully organized series of shots in mind.

Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge
9000 Bay Hill Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32819

Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club & Lodge combines exceptional service with world-class golf in a private club setting. The property, nestled in a quiet residential setting, rich with history, yet close to all that we have to offer, features 70 lodge rooms & 9 guest cottages, 9,000 sq. ft. of versatile meeting space, a full-service spa, salon, fitness center, a heated junior Olympic-size pool, marina, a two-acre short game practice facility and 27 holes of golf. Golf course open to club members and lodge guests only.

The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Orlando, Grandes Lakes
4048 Central Florida Parkway
Orlando, FL 32837

Experience one of the most naturally beautiful championship-level golf courses we have when you play at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club® Orlando, Grande Lakes. Designed by the legendary, two-time British Open Champion, Greg Norman, the 18-hole hotel course features challenging greens and wide fairways while incorporating natural Central Florida landscape into the setting and hazards. The result is a challenging, but fair test of a golfer’s abilities. The resort course is a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary that protects natural resources and habitats while creating a truly picturesque experience. Lessons are available, and guests are welcome to take advantage of the clubhouse or indulge at the club restaurant.

Hawk's Landing Golf Club
8701 World Center Drive
Orlando, FL 32821

Hawk’s Landing Golf Club is a haven for golfers, intent on immersing themselves in the total golf resort experience. This venue has hosted golf events for more than 25 years for a client base that reaches around the world, considered by many to be the best resort course experience in Central Florida. Enjoy our country club service that includes complimentary valet parking for all of our golfing guests.


Spanning over 220 acres of lush grounds. Located at the Orlando World Center Marriott. Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary. A scenic blend of native Florida Wildlife and tropical vegetation. Conveniently located, minutes away from all of Orlando’s world-renowned attractions. 6,600 yards, par 72 championship layout. Promises to deliver a fun and challenging experience for golfers of all abilities.

Walt Disney World® Golf
1950 West Magnolia Palm Drive
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Walt Disney World Golf, operated by Arnold Palmer Golf Management, has three outstanding golf courses including Disney’s Palm, Disney’s Magnolia, and Disney’s Lake Buena Vista Golf Courses.


Additionally, our family-friendly 9-hole walking course, Disney’s Oak Trail Golf Course is enjoyable for all ages. All of the Disney courses offer lush fairways and tournament-ready greens. You’re never much more than a 3-wood away from dozens of activates after your round at the surrounding Walt Disney World Resort®. In addition, guests staying at Walt Disney World Resort Hotels receive discounted rental equipment at any of the three championship courses. Come play on our award-winning courses today!

Championsgate Golf Club
8575 White Shark Boulevard
ChampionsGate, FL 33896

Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate offers the ideal destination for your next Orlando golf vacation. The resort features two championship 18-hole golf courses designed by accomplished architect and golfer Greg Norman and ChampionsGate is the world headquarters for the David Leadbetter Golf Academy. Golfers also enjoy the convenience of walk-out golf with a continuous golf cart shuttle to and from the golf course and academy.


The links-style International and the traditional parkland-style National offer golfers a blend of traditional and modern elements, creating a truly unique golf experience in Orlando. Amenities include complimentary valet, GPS equipped carts, beverage cart, and cold towel service.


Group Tournaments and Events at ChampionsGate: Our team of golf group specialists will coordinate your accommodations and execute a tournament or event customized to your needs. From the first drive to the last putt, your group will experience ChampionsGate hospitality in every aspect of their game.