World Class Golf – Visit Orlando and you’ll discover more than just the world’s best theme parks, attractions, shop- ping and dining. You’ll discover that Orlando is one of the premier golfing destinations in the world.
Whether you’re traveling with a group of hard-core golfers who want real competition, a couple on a romantic getaway, a family that wants more flexibility or a group of friends who want the opportunity to see their idols up close, you’ll quickly find that orlando is a golfer’s paradise.
We boast 176 golf courses, 23 golf academies, some of the world’s most prestigious golf tournaments, top- rated professional players and course architects, and even the world’s top golf shops. in fact, orlando was voted “North American Golf Destination of the Year 2010” by the international Association of Golf tour operators (iAGto).
Well known for our theme parks, orlando is also renowned on the golf cir- cuit. orlando hosts more professional tour competitions than any other city. many of the world’s top golf pros also make orlando their home. And if you’re looking to learn the game of golf, there’s no other destination that’s better.
We have 23 golf academies that have two resident teachers on Golf Digest magazine’s top 50 instructors list, two on Golf Digest’s top 50 best Women instructors list and eight on Golf magazine’s top 100. And with 176 courses, golfers of all levels, interests and budgets will find a fitting course in orlando.
many of orlando’s golf courses are designed by legendary architects such as ron Garl, tom fazio and Joe lee. many of these top-designed courses are linked up, literally, along the “Golf trail”.
orlando’s “Golf trail” is a must-see when you visit. it links nine premier golf facilities and six lodging properties along the expansive interstate 4 corridor, offering golfers a convenient, one-stop booking option for a golf vacation like no other.
orlando is also home to some of the most spectacular golf resorts in the world. the most popular are: the Waldorf Astoria Golf club, Grand cypress resort, Arnold Palmer’s bay hill resort, mystic Dunes resort & Golf club, reunion resort and club, Wyndham Grand resort, the ritz-carlton Golf club orlando Grande lakes, shingle creek Golf club and orange lake resort. each of these world-class facilities
also have top-rated spas for pampering, high-end gourmet restaurants serving up award-winning cuisine and other amenities. so even if your loved ones aren’t into the game of golf, there is something for them to enjoy. hit the links while they lounge by a resort pool, grab a bite to eat from one of the truly legendary restaurants that fill our golf resorts or get a signature spa treatment. At orlando’s golf resorts, you can have the best of both worlds. You’ll also find that many of our resorts are just minutes away from our attractions, theme parks and designer stores that carry all of your favorite name brands.
And retail is what orlando is all about. We are the No. 4 destination in the u.s. for shopping, and your loved ones can take advantage of that while you’re out on the greens. And speaking of retail, if looking great while golfing
is important to you, we have stores for that, too. to prove it, Golf Digest recently ranked several orlando golf shops among its top 100 in the united states.
All of these perks and amenities make orlando the perfect place for your dream golf vacation. here, you’ll create lasting memories with loved ones, learn the game or brush up on your skills, meet the pros you thought you’d only see on television, and most of all, smile.