Experience affordable golf in the sunshine
The combination of fantastic championship golf, sunshine and spectacular theme parks makes Orlando the perfect destination for a golf vacation. The region is home to more golf courses, resorts and activities in 100 square miles than any other place on earth.
The best time to visit is between February and April when temperatures are relatively high, humidity is lower and the courses are affordable and in excellent shape. The weather is overall quite pleasant and flight prices are fair. Orlando International Airport is a major hub and services many cities with direct flights.
Why play golf in Orlando?
- With so much golf in the area it's easy to create a fantastic golf tour
- Home to Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge. A tick off the bucket-list!
- Options for every budget, from affordable courses to luxury experiences
- Explore the parks. Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Universal Studios (it's not all just for kids!)
The epicenter of golf in Florida
Orlando has all the makings for a top-notch golf vacation destination as a city thriving with entertainment and action, not to mention the high concentration of some of Florida’s most beloved golf courses.
Orlando is blessed by a lovely warm and humid climate typical of Florida, which provides the many courses the perfect conditions to grow and maintain, meaning that year-round the courses found in Orlando and wider Florida are always in good shape.
One of the many notable courses in Orlando is legendary Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club, a course divided into 3 superb nines, all of which show why this course is the host of one of the PGA TOUR’s top events. Additionally, Reunion Resort boasts 3 fantastic courses designed by Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson, featuring elements unique to each legendary golfers' design habits.
Popular destinations in Orlando
Find your ideal hotel or resort
Getting the most out of your golf vacation usually starts with finding the right place to stay and Orlando offers a wide array of hotels and resorts for every style and budget. We recommend Reunion Resort, where you can stay in a villa-style apartment and experience a ‘home away from home’ atmosphere and service.
Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club & Lodge is also an excellent choice. Situated close to Universal Studios and Universal’s Islands of Adventure, it is of course home to one of world’s most iconic courses.
Those looking for an affordable stay near great bars and restaurants, the Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando is ideal and a superb value for money. Boasting over 1,000 rooms located in the heart of International Drive, it is an affordable way to stay in the middle of all the action Orlando has to offer.
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Not sure where to play? Browse our map to find your ideal destination in a city of possibilities. We know you will have plenty of choices! Remember our knowledgeable golf experts are ready to answer any questions.
Water parks, theme parks, shopping & more
As a popular city in central Florida, Orlando has so much to offer beyond the golf course. It is home to more than a dozen theme parks, most notably Walt Disney World, comprised of theme parks like the Magic Kingdom and Epcot, two water parks, and a lively shopping/dining area. Another major attraction, Universal Orlando, offers Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure, with the Wizarding World of Harry Potter offering an immersive and magical experience.
It’s the incredible diversity in Orlando that guarantees an unforgettable vacation filled with unique experiences for every golfer. If you’re a real thrill-seeker, you won’t be able to get enough of the water parks and theme parks, but there is so much more for you to discover, including dining, shopping, nightlife and more. So, what are you waiting for? Get out and explore all of it.