Most people who visit Walt Disney World are there for the theme parks, world class restaurants and visiting with Mickey and Minnie. However, there may be some of you who are die-hard golfers and still want to get their fix while on vacation in the World! Well, there are 4 amazing golf courses available to you at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. So get up, grab some Kona Coffee and tee-up at one of these great courses run by Arnold Palmer Golf Management.
Disney’s Lake Buena Vista Golf Course: Located near Disney Springs, this 18 hole course winds its way through Saratoga Springs Resort and Old Key West Resort. This course has hosted the PGA Tour, the LPGA Tour and USGA events. Finish off your morning with a juicy steak lunch at The Turf Club restaurant inside Saratoga Springs, a real hidden gem steakhouse!
Disney’s Magnolia Golf Course Nestled among beautiful Magnolia trees outside of the Grand Floridian Resort, this championship course is the longest of the Disney courses. 18 holes of challenging water holes and bunkers, tis course is a thrill for all level of players.
Disney’s Palm Golf Course: Located next to Magnolia, just outside of Shades of Green and Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, shimmering lakes and palm trees dot the landscape of this 18 hole championship course.
Golf cart rental is included with your greens fees and are required for the course. If you are looking for a walking course, head over to Disney’s Oak Trail Golf Course . This 9 hole par 36 family friendly walking course is located snugly in between Palm and Magnolia.
Greens fees are $39 per person for Oak Trail 9 holes, $99 for the other 18 hole courses including golf cart rental.
You can also rent equipment from either of the 2 pro shops on property. For Walt Disney World Resort Guests, DVC members and Military : $20 per day for clubs and the shoes are complimentary. For off-site guests, $50 per day for a set of clubs and $10 per day for golf shoes. For more information on rental equipment contact your travel agent or visit this SITE.
There are even golf lessons available for adults and kids! 45 minute lessons with a golf pro can be scheduled by calling 407-WDW-GOLF or through your travel agent!
These courses offer something for every level of golfer from pro to novice! They offer a great diversion from the hustle and bustle of the parks. Follow up your game with lunch at one of the nearby resorts and enjoy the rest of your day! There are many recreational activities in Walt Disney World that do not involve going to the parks. Archery, horseback riding, fishing and water-skiing just to name a few. Take the time to research all of the exciting activities offered while you are there !
Have you tried one of these golf courses? Tell me what kind of experience you had in the comments below! I would love to hear about it!
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