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Best golf courses in Orlando

Have you been looking for some golf courses in Orlando? Though considered a posh game, golf holds a place of significant importance in the city. Playing the club-and-ball sport in lush greenery will (Read More)give you an out-of-the-world experience in golfing. You can definitely try out a hand if you have never done it before. Some of the best golf courses in the city have been mentioned below. Do not forget to carry proper golfing attire if you are visiting any of these golf courses.

Here is the list of 14 Golf Courses in Orlando

1. Dubsdread Golf Course, Orlando

Dubsdread Golf Course, Orlando

Run by Billy Casper, Dubsdread Golf Course has the oldest layout of central Florida since its opening in 1924. Located only minutes from downtown Orlando, it has a rich history of hosting golf pros like Ben Hogan, Claude Harmon and Sam Snead. After being renovated in 2008, this par 70 course with 18-hole setup stretches about 6153 yards overlooking the mesmerizing scenery and offers a challenging session with heavily bunkered greens of postage stamp texture and narrow fairways.

Prices : $41-53 after opening at 6 AM, $36-48 for Twilight (from 11 AM till 1:59 PM), $26-35 for Twilight (2 PM till closing at 8 PM), $33-43 for seniors above 55, $18-22 for juniors below 17 and $27-35 for 9-hole from Monday through Thursday and from Friday to Sunday respectively

Timings : 6 AM till 8 PM daily

Disability- Friendly : Yes

2. Tranquilo Golf Course at Four Seasons Resort Orlando, Orlando

Tranquilo Golf Course at Four Seasons Resort Orlando, Orlando

Nestled in the 5-diamond award-winning Four Seasons Resort Orlando of Bay Lake area and designed by Tom Fazio, the Tranquilo Golf Course has protected wetlands and abundant wildlife. Featuring the practice facility sprawling over 16 acres, it has the double-ended driving range, tee box with natural grass setup of 2 acres, the 14,000 square-feet pitching and chipping area, 13,000 square-feet putting green, greenside, fairway practice bunkers and the TrackMan swing analysis setup. This par 71 18-hole course ensures a challenging experience with the variegated elevation while the driving range offers par 3 6-hole sessions. Certified by Audubon Sanctuary, this golf course organizes the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions of LPGA Tour.

Prices : $55 to $225 during weekends

Timings : 9 AM till 5 PM

Disability- Friendly : Yes

3. Waldorf Astoria Golf Club, Orlando

Waldorf Astoria Golf Club, Orlando

Designed by Rees Jones, the award-winning championship 18-hole golf course of Waldorf Astoria Golf Club is located within the Hilton Orlando-Bonnet Creek Resort. Keeping environment consciousness in mind, there are classic elements from the famous courses around the world so that golfers can feel a traditional and challenging vibe. The natural elements of Bonnet Creek Nature Preserve including fairways lined by cypress trees is complemented by five-tee systems sprawling over 7108 yards. Peter Millar and Taylor Made merchandise is available at the pro shop. You can take private lessons from the golf academy and hone your skills at the target greens of the practice range, chipping area and the putting greens.

Prices :  $60-190 on weekdays,$70-215 on weekends

Disability- Friendly : Yes

4. Mission Inn Resort & Club – El Campeon Course, Orlando

Mission Inn Resort & Club – El Campeon Course, Orlando

Part of the 4-star Mission Inn Resort & Club, the two championship golf courses feature rolling hills, pitches, towering magnolia and pine, upto 85 feet elevation changes and predator birds flying overhead. One of the oldest of central Florida, 18-hole El Campeón course designed by George O’Neil and enhanced by Charles Clarke comes with undulating greens and rolling fairways with traditional elevation changes and boasts of the par 5 17th hole with the challenging long double dogleg. 18-hole Las Colinas by Gary Koch offers different obstacles with its old-architecture and inland-link style featuring gently rolling hills, undulating greens and wide-open fairways while it boasts of the par 5 Alligator Alley (12th hole) spanning 493 yards with tree-lined fairway.

Timings : 1 AM to 12 AM

Disability- Friendly : Yes

5. The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club at Grande Lakes Orlando, Orlando

The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club at Grande Lakes Orlando, Orlando

Tucked in Marriott’s Lakeshore Reserve of Grand Lakes Orlando, the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club is a certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary with wetlands, ponds, cypress heads and oaks. This signature 18-hole course designed by Greg Norman features gently landing regions, wide fairways, contoured greens, minutely mowed turf for creative play, short roughs for enhanced enjoyment, strategically placed obstacles for challenging play and five-tee system to encourage variegated shots. The award-winning property offers single-rider cart rental and has a dress-code that requires tailored mid-thigh shorts, collared shirts and shoes without metal spikes.

Prices : One kid accompanying an adult gets a free pass while those below 17 get a 30% discount if not accompanied by an adult

Timings : 7 AM till 4 PM

Disability- Friendly : Yes

6. Grand Cypress Golf Resort, Orlando

Grand Cypress Golf Resort, Orlando

Closed until further notice for redevelopment.

7. Bay Hill Club & Lodge, Orlando

Bay Hill Club & Lodge, Orlando

Arnold Palmers Bay Hill Club and Lodge has everything from dining to spa and fitness, tennis court to marina and the golf course that has Challenger, Champion and Charger links for beginners and professionals alike. Established in 1961, this 27-hole private course was designed by Dick Wilson (first 18 holes) and Bob Simmons (9 holes after Wilson’s death) and it sprawls over 270 acres between Butler Chain of Lakes and Bay Hill.

Timings : Golf course from 7 AM till dusk, driving range and short game practice area that are from 7 AM till 6 PM and the golf shop from 6:30 AM till 6 PM daily

Disability- Friendly : Yes

8. Walt Disney World Resort Golf Courses, Orlando

Walt Disney World Resort Golf Courses, Orlando

The Walt Disney World Resort Golf Course offers an exceptional golfing experience to its guests and the general public along with several courses that are offered by the PGA professionals. The golf course at the luxurious resort has witnessed from 18-hole championships to small gatherings of friends and family. Activate all your senses while driving around the driving range while experiencing an array of world-class equipment and facilities. The entire course is managed by Arnold Palmer Golf Management and requires particular attire for all those who seek entry into the golf course. Experience the magic of footgolf at $25 for 90 days.

Prices : One round of golf ranges from $55-$75

Timings : 7 am to sunset

Disability-Friendly : Parking is complimentary for people with disability parking permits at any Disney Resort
Wheelchair and hearing accessible rooms avaiable

9. Champions Gate, Orlando

Champions Gate, Orlando

The Champions Gate Golf club, designed by Greg Norman, a golfer himself, seems to be a town miles away from the hustle and bustle of the city. This award-winning golf course has an international course and a national course. Expect to be in the arms of nature while experiencing one of the best golfing experiences of your life. Champions Gate Golf Resort also has 15 acres of recreational activities. Spreading over 7128 yards for national and 7363 yards for international, Champions Gate Golf has a year-round golf session and provides facilities like a lounge, banquet facilities, restaurants, driving range, bunkers, lockers, etc. For amateurs, there is also an academy to teach them the sport.

Prices : The price for one day ranges from $59-$79

Timings : 7 am to around 5 pm

Disability-Friendly : Wheelchair is available for people with disabilities

Parking : Free

10. Metro West Golf Club, Orlando

Metro West Golf Club, Orlando

Metro West Golf Club has natural elevations which make it a natural fit for golfers. Ranked among one of the best golf courses in Orlando, it also provides its visitors with lip-smacking food at the Westerly’s Restaurant and Sundance Tavern restaurant, bars, and beverage carts at Metro West. The 7051 yards designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr. Design, the Metro West Golf Club has thousands of trees and few water bodies and holds the true essence of nature. The golf course has a learning center for the amateurs and it caters to not only the needs of the golfers, but it also includes sports like tennis and has a clubhouse. It also provides banquet and meeting facilities.

Prices : The prices range from $21-$37

Timings : 7:30 am to around 6 pm

Parking : Available

Disability- Friendly : Wheelchair available

11. North Shore Golf Club, Orlando

North Shore Golf Club, Orlando

Nestled around the extraordinary wetlands of Florida, North Shore Golf Club has 4 sets of tees for recreational and novice golfers and 6900 yards for experienced golfers to display and brush-up their skills. The astounding layout and course condition make it one of the common golf courses on the bucket list of all golfers. Along with some delicious snacks, the golf course provides its golfers with a clubhouse, showers, driving range, bunker, chipping area, and locker rooms. Designed by Mike Dasher, it opened in 2001 and has been providing its visitors with a satisfying experience for over a decade with its Carolina-style championship course.

Prices : The prices range from $34-$60

Timings : 7 am to around 6 pm

Disability- Friendly : There are separate washrooms for men and women with disabilities

12. Ventura Country Club Golf Course, Orlando

Ventura Country Club Golf Course, Orlando

Ventura Country Club Golf Course has 3 tee locations and a breathtaking with its bounty of greenery, wetlands, and various species like Osprey, Bald Eagle, etc that helps to bring the golfers closer to the natural habitat of Florida. Designed by Mark Mahannah in 1981, the course preserves 5659 yards of the natural landscape. The place is also home to a few very lucky homeowners who have their own Homeowner’s Association that owns, manages, and maintains the golf course. If you are not a golf enthusiast, you can also indulge in other sports like tennis and basketball. As fascinating as it may sound, the place also has a swimming pool and billiards, in addition to a restaurant and clubhouse. The golf course lives up to its slogan “Orlando’s Best Secret”, do not miss out on discovering this particular secret of the city.

Prices : The prices range from $21-$35 for the general public and $18-$32 for the residents

Timings : 11 am to twilight

Parking : Available

Disability- Friendly : Wheelchair available

13. Shingle Creek Golf Club, Orlando

Shingle Creek Golf Club, Orlando

Home to the Brad Brewer Golf Academy, the Shingle Creek Golf Club stretches over 7213 yards. Designed by Arnold Palmer Design Company, the golf course has elevated greens, bunkers, driving range, and a chipping area. The jaw-dropping view of the AAA Four Diamond Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel with 15 restaurants and lounges, 4 swimming pools, a fitness center, a salon, and a full-service spa. The hotel has been ranked a top 20 U.S meeting hotel by Cvent perfectly fits the mesmerizing view of the beautifully designed golf course. Satisfy your golfing urges at the extraordinary ambiance at the Shingle Creek Golf Club.

Prices : $39 to $69 depending on weekdays or weekends  (the prices are seasonal, it is better to call up the office)

Timings : 5 am to around 7 pm

Parking : Complementary golf valet parking is available

Disability- Friendly : Wheelchair available

14. Orange Tree Golf Club-, Orlando

Orange Tree Golf Club-, Orlando

Covering 7036 yards of bewildering greens, the Orange Tree Golf Club is designed by Joe Lee. The golf course is a family-owned operated private golf club and it claims to be the best three finishing holes in the city of Florida. Orange Tree Golf Club has a “Pro Shop” where you can get all the merchandise required to play the sport from top brands like Titleist, Columbia Golf, Oxford, etc, there is also a driving range, putting green, and short game area.

Prices :

  • For handicaps, the charge is $25 per year per member
  • The green fees range from $50-$80

Timings : 7 am to 6 pm

Parking : Available

Disability- Friendly : Wheelchair available

From beaches to theme parks to golf courses, you name it and Orlando will never fail to astonish you. If you visit the city, do not miss out on the golf courses for a world-class experience. The lush green grounds and wide-open spaces are sure to have a revitalizing effect on your mind and soul. The sport itself is witness to rich history and culture that has now spread worldwide.

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