We’re flush with golf courses here in Orlando—more than 150—so it may be difficult to choose. Here are some well-known courses, not too far from our Convention Center, in the heart of the tourist area.
Shingle Creek Golf Club
The David Harman designed, 18-hole, 7,149-yard championship golf course, below, features undulating fairways and interconnecting waterways bordered by the natural backdrop of dense oaks and pines along historic Shingle Creek. http://www.shinglecreekgolf.com/.
Grand Cypress Golf Club
This club offers 45 holes of Jack Nicklaus Signature-designed golf. The 27-hole North/South/East Course provides the ultimate test of accuracy while the 18-hole New Course, below, pays homage to the famous St. Andrews course, featuring a challenging links design with more than 150 bunkers. http://www.grandcypress.com/golf_club/.
Waldorf Astoria Golf Club
The 18-hole Rees Jones and Steve Weisser-designed championship golf course, below, follows the terrain's existing contours and blends respectfully with nature offering a challenging yet tranquil game. The 18-hole course Jones created blends in seamlessly with the natural terrain. http://www.waldorfastoriaorlando.com/golf/golf-club/.
Tranquilo Golf Club at Four Seasons Resort Orlando
Formerly known as Disney Osprey Ridge Golf Course designed by Tom Fazio, this course has been recognized as one of the top courses in Florida by Golf Digest. Fazio enhanced the Orlando golf course for its October 2014 launch as Tranquilo Golf Club at Four Seasons Orlando. The course is a Par 71, with a yardage of 6,901 and four sets of tees to accommodate all skill levels. http://tranquilogolf.com/.
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
The resort offers a golf package that includes play on one of four golf courses: Magnolia Golf Course, Palm Golf Course, Oak Trail Golf Course and Lake Buena Vista Golf Course, pictured below.
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