Golf-lovers know Orlando is a prime destination for hitting the links. There are plenty of golf courses to choose from in the Orlando area – close to 30 to be exact. While they are all worth checking out, we’ve narrowed down our top picks to three stellar courses near your new home at Alta Grande.
Waldorf Astoria Golf Club
The Waldorf Astoria Golf Club located on Bonnet Creek Resort Lane in Orlando was named a “2016-17 Gold Medal Premier Resort” and one of the “Top Courses You Can Play” by Golf Magazine for a reason. Its stunning backdrop and surroundings make for a picturesque game, while the course architect’s use of the land’s natural shapes and hills provide a challenge. This 18-hole masterpiece winds its way through a large wetland preserve, and offers the perfect mix of difficult shots, beautiful landscapes, and strategic water hazards. Prep yourself on the driving range before heading out on the Par 72 course. Take in the stunning cypress trees that line the fairways as you play, and end your day at the Clubhouse Grille offering sweeping views of the greens.
The Ritz Carlton Golf Club Orlando, Grande Lakes
A Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary, The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club Orlando, Grande Lakes is as beautiful as it is fun to play. The 18-hole course highlights the natural Florida landscape, while preserving and enhancing wildlife habitat and protecting precious natural resources. The course was intuitively designed by two-time British Open Champion Greg Norman and is meant to feel like a private course. Want to hit the links with the kids? Children and teens 17 and younger can play golf free with each paid adult. Ready to think outside the box when it comes to golf? Play a game of FootGolf – a combination of soccer and golf. Whatever you choose to do, your skills will be tested and you’ll have a blast at this enjoyable Orlando golf course.
Shingle Creek Golf Club
Shingle Creek Golf Club recently redesigned its course, making it a unique and unforgettable place to play. An enchanting atmosphere and lush surroundings get you amped for the next hole. Feel challenged yet rewarded playing extra long par 4s and par 5s, with unexpected hazards and twists throughout. Shingle Creek Golf Club is also home to the Brad Brewer Golf Academy, one of the best in the U.S. Learn to play, and accelerate your game at this newly redesigned course.
Whether you live at our luxury property, Alta Grande, or you’re just exploring the area, make sure to visit these courses to perfect your stroke or try the game for the first time! Trust us on this – you won’t regret a fun day at the links!
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