Marriott's Grande Pines Golf Club

4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Marriott's Grande Pines Golf Club Est. 2004

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Marriott's Grande Pines Golf Club: GOLF COURSE WAS PERMANENTLY CLOSED IN 2014, with much of the land ear-marked for residential development. Marriott's Grande Vista Resort (across International Drive from Grande Pines) remains open, and remains home to a nine-hole golf course and Marriott Golf Academy (formerly a Faldo Golf Institute).

[Original Where2Golf description]: The 18-hole Grande Pines golf course is located just off Orlando's International Drive. Formerly known as the International Golf Club and completely revamped in 2004 by Steve Smyers and Nick Faldo, Grande Pines is an excellent central-Florida layout that brings plenty of bunkering into play on every hole, and small lakes and ponds on many.

Very testing opening tee shot with water running up the right side of a not overly wide fairway - several other quite tight and testing drives to make on your way round - plenty of small pine trees and Florida swamp line the holes - resort condos flank some of the holes, but are generally tucked away behind the pines, allowing the layout to retain a predominantly natural feel - nicely rolling, tightish fairways, lead you towards fiendishly undulating greens, which are often defended by deep bunkering.

Each hole throws down a strategic challenge that requires the best in your game to score well - pick of the holes includes the excellent par-4 6th defended by a lake on the left side and the par-4 10th played to a substantially raised and heavily bunker defended green - a challenging and enjoyable layout, with lots of visual variety and many testing drives, backed-up with significantly mounded and bunkered greens - water menacingly lurks to the side of several greens.

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Making Contact

Marriott's Grande Pines Golf Club
6351 International Golf Club Rd,
Orlando, Florida FL 32821
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Office   +1 (407) 239 6909
Pro Shop   +1 (407) 239 6108

  +1 (407) 239 7622

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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Relatively flat terrain - no effort to walk.
Surroundings: Residential and woodland.
Designer: Steve Smyers & Nick Faldo
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7012 6070 5418
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 74.3 69.6 71.6
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How2Get There?

13 miles SW of downtown Orlando
From Hwy 528 (Martin Andersen Beachline Expressway) take exit 1 and follow Hwy 536 South (International Drive). After 1.2 miles turn right into International Golf Club Road. After o.6 miles turn right into Grand Pines Golf Club.

Essential information

Green Fees:
Course is permanently closed.
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Who can play and When?
Course is permanently closed. 
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Did you know?

Although Marriott's 18-hole Grande Pines golf course is now closed, across International Drive to the east Marriott's Grande Vista Resort will remain home to a 9-hole golf course (called Grande Vista Golf Club) and a Marriott Golf Academy (formerly a Nick Faldo Golf Institute).

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Latitude: (28.400166)
Longitude: (-81.462655)
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Mariott's Grande Vista Resort 
5925 Avenida Vista, Orlando, FL 32821
+1 (407) 238 7676

Marriott's Grande Vista resort remains home to a 9-hole golf course and a Marriott Golf Academy (formerly a Nick Faldo Golf Academy). Marriott's 18-hole Grande Pines golf course (across International Drive to the west) is now closed. The Grande Vista resort offers spacious villas and guestrooms just minutes from Orlando's most famous attractions including Universal Orlando, Walt Disney World and SeaWorld. One- two- and three-bedroom golf villas feature spacious living and dining areas, full kitchens, washer and dryer, and a master suite with oversized soaking tub.

Golf at this hotel Grande Pines (closed)
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Golf within 5 miles Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes; Shingle Creek
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Golf within 20 miles The majority of courses in Where2Golf's Around Orlando coverage are within 20 miles of Marriott's Grande Vista resort.
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