Things to Do in Orlando: Golf
If you’re a golf enthusiast, then Orlando is a dream – offering you the opportunity to play on some of the best courses in the world.
The following are ranked by the Golf Magazine as a Silver Medal Resorts:
Ginn Reunion Resort
Award-winning championship courses designed by three of golf’s greatest legends: Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson, and Arnold Palmer. All three 18-hole golf courses have unique and challenging characteristics, a test for any player. The facilities are ace, and the greens offer a backdrop of countryside and lakes.
Grand Cypress Resort
Offers a diverse selection of courses that will put a golfer’s skill to the test. The Jack Nicklaus Signature golf courses have hosted many celebrity golfers. However, the resort isn’t just for professional golfers. Beginners will appreciate the different courses, such as the North, South, and East Nines, designed for varying skill levels.
Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes
This 18-hole golf course was designed by two-time British Open Champion Greg Norman and his team. They made sure their design took nature and the environment into consideration, and the result is a beautiful course of pristine greens and ponds. Children and teens up to the age of 17 can play the course for free while under adult supervision, making it the perfect place to golf with family.
Waldorf Astoria Club
The 7,108-yard Waldorf golf course was designed by the acclaimed golf course architect Rees Jones. Making sure he preserved the area’s ecosystem, Jones created a stunning course punctuated by wetlands and cypress trees.
Walt Disney World
Yes, Disney World has three 18-hole championship golf courses! For your young ones or beginners, check out Disney’s 9-hole Oak Trail Golf Course. Two of the three 18-hole courses, Magnolia and Lake Buene Vista, put a premium on traditional design, while The Palm course has a more modern feel. The Walt Disney Resort is one of the top golf resorts with a truly family-friendly environment.