Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge


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   Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge Est. 1961

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The Bay Hill Club & Lodge was the late Arnold Palmer's Florida headquarters. As you'd expect, the course he designed here is indeed fit for a king. Laid out in three nine-hole loops, the Challenger and Champion nines are used annually by the US PGA Tour for the Arnold Palmer Invitational (formerly Bay Hill Invitational), with the Charger-nine also maintained and presented in the same immaculate condition as the other two nines.

Bay Hill's gently undulating terrain adds pleasant elevation changes to many holes, which is not too typical for central Florida courses. Ponds large and small also define several holes, and are first encountered at the par-4 3rd and spectacular long par-5 6th. These two holes are wrapped around opposite sides of the same large round pond. The extravagantly curving 6th doglegs right to left around the pond from tee-to-green, the picturesque expanse of water an ever-present threat.

Most of the Bay Hill layout maintains quite an open feel, with trees liberally dotted around the course, but never too densely. The good size homes that flank parts of the perimeter are always set far enough back not to be intrusive.

MOST MEMORABLE HOLES: The final trio of holes at Bay Hill present as formidable a closing stretch as you'll encounter anywhere. Ponds are a significant threat at the risk-reward par-5 16th, par-3 17th and superb par-4 18th. Water has to be crossed in front of the greens on each of these wonderfully challenging and excellently crafted holes.

Stay & Play at Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge: onsite accommodation is available in 70-guest rooms in Bay Hill Lodge (see Where2Stay section below).

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Making Contact

Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge
9000 Bay Hill Blvd,
Orlando, Florida FL 32819
USA
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Office   +1 (888) 422 9445 (toll free)
Pro Shop   +1 (407) 876 2430
Fax

  +1 (407) 876 1035

Email   golfshop@bayhill.com
Website   www.bayhill.com
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Golf Pro
 
Brian Dorn (Director of Golf)
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Academy
 
Arnold Palmer Golf Academy
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About the course

The course: 27 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - no effort to walk
 
Surroundings: Upmarket residential area.
 
Designer: Arnold Palmer & Dick Wilson
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7204 6220 5235
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 75.1 70.4 72.7
 
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How2Get There?

11 miles SW of downtown Orlando
SW of Orlando leave I-4 and follow A74 West, onto Sand Lake Rd. After 2 mi at end of Sandy Lake road turn right into Apopka Vineland Rd, heading north. After 1 mi turn left into Bay Hill Rd. After 1 mi turn right and golf is on your right after 100 yards.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2017 resort guest fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season: $275, golf cart included. [Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play rates and packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Resort guests staying at Bay Hill Lodge can book to play on weekdays and weekends.  No outside visitor play available.
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Other Information
Each foursome is accompanied by a forecaddie.

Practice facilities
Excellent
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Did you know?

Bay Hill has hosted the PGA Tour's Arnold Palmer Invitational since 1979. For more details see Top Golf Tournaments at Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge.

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Location

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Latitude: (28.458024)
Longitude: (-81.510508)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Bay Hill Club & Lodge 4-star
9000 Bay Hill Boulevard, Orlando, Florida 32819
+1 (407) 876 2429
www.bayhill.com

When you stay as a guest at Bay Hill, all the Club's membership perks and facilities are available to you! This 280-acre property features 70 lodge rooms, 9000 sq/ft of meeting space, a world class Spa & salon, three restaurants and three bars, golf and tennis academies, aquatic and fitness centre and a marina with great bass fishing on the Butler chain of lakes. And, of course, the kind of golf one would expect from golf legend Arnold Palmer.

Golf at this hotel Bay Hill
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Golf within 5 miles Golden Bear at Kenne's Pointe; MetroWest
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Golf within 20 miles Grand Cypress courses; Disney Resort courses; Falcon's Fire; Orange County National.
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