Best golf courses: Orlando

Orlando: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in and around this city. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key below for the rating definitions.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Jones, Rees

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

A Rees Jones Signature Design

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Rsrt guests only
Orlando
Nicklaus, Jack

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Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

A Jack Nicklaus Signature Course

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Harman, David

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Visitors welcome

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Orlando

Designer

David Harman

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Palmer, Arnold

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Arnold Palmer

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
(Closed in 2012)
Orlando
Wilson, Dick

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(Closed in 2012)

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Dick Wilson

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Dye, P.B.

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Visitors welcome

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Orlando

Designer

P.B. Dye

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
O'Neil & Clarke

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Original design by George O'Neil of Chicago (1917), further enhanced by Charles E. Clarke of Troon, Scotland (1926)

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Nicklaus, Jack

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Visitors welcome

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Orlando

Designer

Jack Nicklaus

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Player, Gary

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Visitors welcome

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Orlando

Designer

Gary Player

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Norman, Greg

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Visitors welcome

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Orlando

Designer

Greg Norman

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Lee, Joe

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Joe Lee

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Orlando
Nicklaus, Jack

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Private club

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

A Jack Nicklaus Signature Design

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Lee & Cupp

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Original design by Joe Lee (1986); redesign by Bob Cupp (1998).

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Norman, Greg

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Greg Norman

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Harman, Ritson & Aoki

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

David Harman, Phil Ritson & Isao Aoki

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Koch, Gary

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Gary Koch

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
(Closed in 2014)
Orlando
Lee, Joe

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(Closed in 2014)

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Joe Lee

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Dasher, Mike

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Visitors welcome

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Orlando

Designer

Mike Dasher

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Rsrt guests only
Orlando
Watson & Gibbons

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Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Tom Watson & Bob Gibbons

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Garl & Swan

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Ron Garl and Howard Swan

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
(Closed in 2014)
Orlando
Smyers & Faldo

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(Closed in 2014)

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Steve Smyers & Nick Faldo

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Norman, Greg

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Greg Norman Golf Course Design (lead designer Jason McCoy).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Lee, Joe

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Joe Lee

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Dye & Stephenson

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Perry Dye & Jan Stephenson

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Lee, Joe

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Joe Lee

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
(Closed in 2014)
Orlando
Fazio, Jim

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(Closed in 2014)

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Jim Fazio

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Lee & Palmer

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Original design by Joe Lee (1971); redesigned by Arnold Palmer Course Design (2013).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Nicklaus, Jack

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Original design by Jack Nicklaus ... North & South nines (1984), and East-nine (1986). North & South nines redesigned by Jack Nicklaus (2007/08). All three nines redesigned again by Jack Nicklaius (2021) to produce the 18-hole Cypress course.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Jones, RT Sr & RT Jr

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Robert Trent Jones Sr and son Robert Jr.

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Orlando
Palmer, Arnold

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Private club

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Original design by Arnold Palmer & Ed Seay (1986); modifications by Steve Smyers (2003).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Rsrt guests only
Orlando
Palmer, Arnold

Visitors?

Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Arnold Palmer & Ed Seay

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Rsrt guests only
Orlando
Wilson & Palmer

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Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Original design and routing by Dick Wilson (1961); modifications and updates by Arnold Palmer from 1975.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Powell, Chip

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Chip Powell: Blue and White nines (2001); Red-nine (2009).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Lee, Joe

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Joe Lee

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Orlando
Fazio, Tom

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Tom Fazio

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Harman, Ritson & Aoki

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

David Harman, Phil Ritson & Isao Aoki

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Koch, Gary

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Gary Koch

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Dasher, Michael

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Original design by Joe Lee (1982); redesigned by Mike Dasher (2005)

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Garl & Weed

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Original design by Ron Garl with later revisions by Bobby Weed.

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Jones, Rees

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Rees Jones

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Jones Sr, Robert Trent

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Robert Trent Jones Sr.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Smyers, Steve

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Steve Smyers

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Orlando
Fazio, Tom

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Tom Fazio (1992 original design and 2013/14 renovation).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Restricted
Orlando
Fazio, Tom

Visitors?

Restricted

Nearest city

Orlando

Designer

Tom Fazio

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Tournaments

124th US Open: the No.2 Course at Pinehurst once again plays host to this most illustrious championship (June 13-16). Wyndham Clark defends his title, having won at Los Angeles CC in 2023.

79th Women’s US Open: the second women’s major championship of the season gets underway at Lancaster CC in Pennsylvania. It’s the second time the championship has been held here.
(May 30-June 2).

Who's Who

Nelly Korda: won the Mizuho Americas Open (May 16-19) at Liberty National GC, continuing her extraordinary form in LPGA events. This was her sixth win in seven starts in 2024.

Xander Schauffele: recorded his first major championship win, and second record-equalling low score of 62 in a major. Only he, Branden Grace, Rickie Fowler and Shane Lowry have achieved this feat in a men’s major championship.

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.

Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.

Prince's Golf Club, Kent (UK)

Here at Prince’s Golf Club you'll find 27 excellent holes of links golf. Just over the fence and sharing similar terrain is Royal St George’s; but Prince’s is far from overshadowed by its venerable neighbour. The three nine-hole loops at Prince's, laid out over gently undulating terrain, are sure to bring a smile of satisfaction to all lovers of links golf.

Stay&Play at Prince's: excellent onsite Lodge accommodation available

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