ChampionsGate Golf Club (National course)


3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   ChampionsGate Golf Club (National course) Est. 1999

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ChampionsGate Golf Club (National course): The wonderfully natural setting at ChampionsGate is home to two great golf courses - the International and National. In addition the location boasts a towering, modern resort hotel and a marvellously varied range of birdlife (including a resident bald eagle). In contrast to the traditional, links-styling of the neighbouring International course, the out-and-back National layout draws its inspiration main inspiration from more Floridian environments. The start is relatively open and links-like, but quickly turns into a more traditional central Florida course, featuring woodland, marshland, plenty of water and a colourful bordering of citrus groves. The overall presentation and green-keeping here is a match for many of Orlando's better known trophy courses, with pristine fairways getting you from the well-groomed tee-boxes to the often, lightly bunker defended greens. Among the pick of the holes, the par-3 14th is an absolute gem. Tucked away in a forested setting, it demands a full carry over tree-lined marshland. Although not quite the exacting test of the International course, this is still a fine course that lays down an excellent golfing test.

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Making Contact

Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate
1400 Masters Blvd, ChampionsGate,
ChampionsGate, Florida FL 33896
USA
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Office   +1 (888) 558 9301 (toll free)
Pro Shop   +1 (407) 787 4653
Fax

  +1 (407) 787 4650

Email  
Website   www.championsgategolf.com
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Golf Pro
 
Kenny Winn (Director of Golf)
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Academy
 
David Leadbetter Golf Academy (ChampionsGate is the world headquarters of the Academy, which has over 20 worldwide locations).
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb
 
Surroundings: Woodland and citrus groves
 
Designer: Greg Norman
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7128 5937 5150
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 75.1 70.9 69.8
 
At the Same Location:
18-hole par-72 International course (7363 yards)
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How2Get There?

27 miles SW of downtown Orlando
From Orlando take i-4 West to Exit 58. Turn right at the end of the exit ramp and follow signs to ChampionsGate.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (mid-Feb thru' mid-April): Mon-Thur $137; Fri-Sun $147. Golf cart included. [Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted at certain times.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

ChampionsGate is a member of Omni Hotels & Resorts, which operates several prestigious Stay&Play golf resorts across the United States. These facilities include many well-known resorts, some of them regularly hosting PGA and LPGA Tour events. Included in the Omni golf collection are: Tucson National (Arizona), La Costa and Rancho Las Palmas (Calif), Grove Park Inn and Hilton Head Oceanfront (Carolinas), Interlocken (Colorado), Amelia Island Plantation and ChampionsGate (Florida), Mount Washington (New Hampshire), Bedford Springs (Pennsylvania), Barton Creek (Texas), and The Homestead (Virginia).

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Location

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Latitude: (28.267341)
Longitude: (-81.628209)
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Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate AAA 4-Diamond
1500 Masters Boulevard, ChampionsGate, Florida 33896
+1 (321) 677 6664
www.omnihotels.com

Surrounded by 36 holes of championship golf and headquarters to Leadbetter Golf Academies, this prestigious Orlando resort is one of Florida's premier golf, meeting and leisure retreats. With 720 guest rooms and suites, as well as two- and three-bedroom villas, the resort is equipped with every modern convenience and a host of luxury amenities. In addition to walk-out golf, guests can relax in a signature Mokara spa, dine in one of seven restaurants or enjoy 15-acres of pools and recreation activities.

Golf at this hotel ChampionsGate (International & National courses)
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Golf within 5 miles No
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Golf within 20 miles Falcon's Fire; Grand Cypress courses; Disney courses (Palm, Magnolia, Lake Buena Vista); Tranquilo; Orange County National; Southern Dunes; Diamondback.
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Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center 4-star
6000 W. Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee, Florida 34746
+1 (407) 586 0000
www.gaylordhotels.com



Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Falcon's Fire
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Golf within 20 miles Grand Cypress courses; Disney courses (Palm, Magnolia, Lake Buena Vista); Tranquilo; ChampionsGate; Orange County National; Bay Hill; Golden Bear @ Keene's Pointe; Orange County National; MetroWest.
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