Experience affordable golf in the sunshine

With the combination of fantastic championship golf, sunshine and spectacular theme parks, it's extremely obvious why Orlando golf packages are so popular. The region is home to more golf courses, resorts and activities in 100 square miles than any other place on earth. Take a look at our expert's selection of the best golf courses and resorts in Orlando.

The best time to have an Orlando golf trip 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, making golf packages in Orlando extremely accessible.

Why book a golf package 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!)
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Orlando's exceptional golf courses

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 best golf courses. Orlando is blessed by a lovely warm and humid climate typical of Florida, meaning that year-round, the courses found in Orlando are always in good shape. Check out Orlando's top golf courses below.

Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club One of the many notable courses in Orlando is the legendary Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club, a course composed of three 9-hole loops. The 18 holes played by the pros at the PGA Tour’s ‘Arnold Palmer Invitational’ are made up of the Champion and Challenger 9’s. Spanning 7300 yards from the back tees and offering 4 tee boxes, the Bay Hill Course provides a challenge for golfers at every skill level. Its gently rolling terrain, flawless fairways and greens, and blend of water hazards truly establish it as a championship-grade golf course.

Dinsey's Magnolia Golf Course A standout course in Orlando is Disney's Magnolia, featuring bunkers shaped like Mickey Mouse on the 6th hole. Named after the defining magnolia trees along narrow fairways, it offers a scenic journey through a stunning forest. Spanning over 7,500 yards from the back tees and with five sets of tees, it's among the finest golf courses in Orlando, catering to various skill levels. The golf buggies feature advanced GPS technology that displays hazards, yardages, holes, and pin locations, enhancing your experience. The course is also known for its refreshment carts, which offer reasonably priced snacks, food, and popular drinks, adding to the enjoyment of your round.

International Course, ChampionsGate At the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate, the International course designed by Greg Norman echoes an authentic links-style atmosphere, reflecting the essence of renowned courses in Britain as the layout showcases firm fairways and bunkers. Its distinct style will resonate with players familiar with the classic courses of Scotland and Ireland. Also at ChampionsGate, the National Course is another creation by Greg Norman that embodies the classic American style.

The Nicklaus Course, Reunion Resort Crafted by Jack Nicklaus in 2007, the Nicklaus Course at Reunion Resort spans 7,219 yards with four tee boxes, offering a challenging par-72 parkland-style experience. Characterized by tree-lined fairways and compact greens, it's highly rated in the area, promising an unforgettable round of golf. The signature hole here is the par-3 16th, demanding a 210-yard carry over water and bunkers, challenging golfers of all skill levels.

Your ideal hotel or resort

Getting the most out of your Orlando golf vacation usually starts with finding the right place to stay and Orlando offers a wide array of hotels and top-class resorts for every style and budget.

Reunion Resort We recommend Reunion Resort, a 4-star venue found in South Orlando that boasts three 18-hole golf courses and fantastic practice facilities. Guests can opt for spacious, homely villas or stunning vacation homes, many with private pools. Beyond golf, there's tennis, biking, spa experiences, or water park fun to enjoy. With dining choices ranging from casual to upscale, Reunion Resort caters to all guests. As a premier golf destination, it offers a serene setting and ranks among Florida's best resorts.

Omni ChampionsGate Resort Orlando The Omni Orlando Resort at Championsgate in Florida boasts 720 guest rooms, suites, and designer villas with luxurious amenities. All accommodations offer stunning views of the golf courses and surrounding natural beauty. There is a huge array of dining experiences here. 'Zen' presents authentic Chinese cuisine in a relaxed setting, while 'Trevi’s' serves classic Italian fare with family-style dining. 'David’s Club' provides an upscale experience, renowned for its steaks and innovative dishes, complemented by excellent views. Championsgate also has an excellent spa and leisure facilities available to guests. The Mokara Spa provides a full range of treatments stretching from facials to manicures.

Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club & Lodge Another fantastic venue is Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club & Lodge. Hosting the PGA Tour’s ‘Arnold Palmer Invitational’ on its championship course, guests get a taste of the pro experience. When staying at Bay Hill you are treated like members for the entire stay, receiving top-notch treatment. The lodge rooms offer a choice between one king bed or two queen beds. Suites have a separate sitting area with sofas, chairs, and tables, connected to a sleeping room with a king bed. Guest cottages feature one king-size bed and two full-size beds, with some units possibly offering views of the lake or golf course.

Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando 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. Close to shops, restaurants, and attractions, it offers over 1,000 rooms with a choice of two double beds or one king bed. Every room includes basics like a coffee maker, free Wi-Fi, and a TV. Dining at the hotel offers the ‘Plaza Garden Restaurant’ and ‘Zebra’s Lounge & Grille,’ both serving diverse menus and great drinks in a laid-back setting. With three outdoor pools and a fitness center, guests can relax and soak up the Florida sun right on site.

Melia Orlando Celebration The Melia Orlando Celebration hotel is near several golf clubs and close to Disney World. It offers modern, spacious accommodations and suite choices that range from 1- or 2-bedroom options to family deluxe rooms. Each suite includes a shower, bathtub, kitchen, balcony, TV, and fast Wi-Fi. The hotel's revamped restaurant, The Wilson, serves a seasonal menu and cocktails, perfect for a casual meal or brunch. There is also a new outdoor patio bar to experience onsite. With a deluxe pool and leisure activities, it's a top pick for an Orlando golf escape.

Golf travel tips for Orlando

Best months for golfing weather:

February to April

Best months for value:

April to May & October to December

Most popular months:

March & April

Our experts recommend:

November

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An unforgettable golf package in Orlando

Orlando golf packages stand out as a top choice among our clients due to the city's abundance of attractions beyond its exceptional golf courses. This Florida destination captivates with a diverse array of entertainment, dining, and cultural experiences, making it a perfect destination for travelers seeking an exciting golf vacation. We have put together some of the best activities post-round to enjoy on your golf trip to Orlando.

Walt Disney World Orlando is home to more than a dozen theme parks, most famously Walt Disney World, a combination of theme parks including Magic Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, Epcot, and the Animal Kingdom. There are also two water parks and a lively shopping and dining area. This should be something on everyone's bucket list, and it is the perfect way to spend your time when away from the course.

Universal Orlando 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.

Orlando Shopping Malls Near Universal Orlando Resort, The Mall at Millenia focuses on luxury brands and popular boutiques, housing 150 stores and eateries, including many exclusive offerings. The Florida Mall, just 25 minutes from Walt Disney World Resort and Orlando International Airport, is Central Florida's largest shopping center. It boasts market exclusives and top-brand retailers.

Oustanding Outlets Orlando has three excellent open-air outlet malls near the theme parks: Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores, Orlando International Premium Outlets, and Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets. Orlando International Premium Outlets hosts luxury and value brands with Florida's largest outlet space, spanning 773,586 square feet of discounted products.

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