The Squire Course at PGA National

4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   The Squire Course at PGA National Est. 1981

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The Squire Course at PGA National: Designed by Tom Fazio and dedicated to Gene Sarazen, The Squire is one of five 18-hole layouts here at PGA National. Many would say this is the most scenic of the five, routed through an unobtrusive residential development with plenty of natural ponds, small lakes and wetland areas.

The holes follow the design of many classic links courses; nine holes take you on an expansive journey away from the clubhouse, nine inward holes bring you steadily back to where you originally started. Immaculately presented in keeping with PGA National's high presentation standards, many holes are attractively lined by banyan trees, pines and oaks, as well as wetland areas.

The short but tricky par-5 opener will give you a clear idea of what's to come. Much of the layout exudes a relatively open feel, bringing with it the presence of ponds both large and small. These threatening water hazards run alongside several fairways and guard many greens. Also stylishly deployed around most greens is an array of relatively shallow, slightly raised lip bunkering, which is generally clear to see but not so easy to evade.

The pick of the holes includes the par-5 5th, its fairway squeezing between two scenic wetland areas, and the 12th and 13th holes. These handsome back-to-back par-4s, one long, the other short, are separated by an elegant stand of pines. As at the par-5 1st, the par-5 closing hole lays down a challenging carry over water to reach the green ... yet another excellent risk-reward opportunity on this thoroughly enjoyable but not overly long Tom Fazio layout.

Stay & Play at the PGA National Resort & Spa: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.

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PGA National Resort & Spa
400 Ave of Champions,
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida FL 33418
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Office   +1 (800) 863 2819
Pro Shop   +1 (561) 627 2000


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Golf Pro
Jane Broderick (Director of Golf Operations)
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The PGA National Golf Academy, combining a Dave Pelz Scoring Game School and David Leadbetter Golf Academy.
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.
Surroundings: Residential and wetlands.
Designer: Tom Fazio
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6447 6015 4911
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 72.1 69.7 69.6
At the Same Location:
The five 18-hole par-72 golf courses at PGA National are: CHAMPION course (7,045 yds from back tees); FAZIO course (7,050 yds; originally The Haig); PALMER course (7,079 yds; originally The General); SQUIRE course (6,447 yds). Located 8 miles west of the main PGA National clubhouse is the ESTATES course (6,694 yds).
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How2Get There?

8 miles NW of West Palm Beach

Essential information

Green Fees:
2017 visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season (Jan thru' April): $255 (all days), golf cart included. [Contact resort for full details, discounts and Stay&Play rates and packages]. 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
Walking with caddies permitted; otherwise golf carts compulsory for visitors. Caddies available at all times.

Practice facilities
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Did you know?

Named in honour of golfing legend Gene Sarazen, the first player to win all four of the modern Majors and so record the first professional Grand Slam. Affectionately known as "The Squire", he was an exemplary ambassador for the game throughout his career; a true competitor, whose actions both on and off the course make him a role model for all who play and enjoy the game.

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Latitude: (26.831500)
Longitude: (-80.145448)
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PGA National Resort & Spa AAA 4-Diamond
400 Ave of the Champions, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418.
+1 (800) 863 2819

The PGA Resort & Spa offers 90-holes of championship golf, top-level golf instruction and fabulous practice facilities. In addition there are 379 very comfortable guest rooms, a full-service European spa, 19 tennis courts and a range of seven restaurants and bars. Juno Beach is 16 minutes' drive from PGA National, while The Gardens Mall is just 12 minutes away.

Golf at this hotel PGA National (Champion, Fazio, Palmer and Squire courses).
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Golf within 5 miles PGA National (Estates course)
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Golf within 20 miles North Palm Beach; Breakers (Rees Jones and Ocean courses); Abacoa; Okeeheele; Seminole (private).
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