Photo of ChampionsGate Golf Club (International course)

Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate

1400 Masters Blvd,

ChampionsGate, Florida FL 33896

  • Office

    +1 (888) 558 9301
  • Pro shop

    +1 (407) 787 4653
  • Fax

    +1 (407) 787 4650
  • Golf pro

    Kenny Winn (Director of Golf)
  • Academy

    David Leadbetter Golf Academy (ChampionsGate is the world headquarters of the Academy, which has over 20 worldwide locations).

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Links-style. Relatively flat terrain.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and rural countryside.

  • Designer:

    Greg Norman

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
7363
6239
5618
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
76.3
71.2
72.3

At the same location:

18-hole par-72 National course (7128 yards)

Location

Latitude:

28.267341

Longitude:

-81.628209

How to get there:

27 miles SW of downtown Orlando

South west of Orlando take exit 58 from i-4. Turn right at the end of the exit ramp and follow signs to ChampionsGate.

ChampionsGate Golf Club (International course)

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.

Est. 1999

ChampionsGate Golf Club (International 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).

The International course is certainly up there with Orlando's best. This excellently crafted course contains all the hallmarks of an authentic, British links-style layout. The flowing, rolling fairways are beset with small but menacing pot bunkers, while an abundance of these small, straight-faced sand traps also pose a significant greenside threat.

Rolling dune-like mounding defines the holes, which you launch into from neat, square-cut tee-boxes. Unlike the majority of British links layouts, expanses of water also come into the equation on several occasions.

Among many excellent holes the par-5 3rd carries distinct resemblances to the par-5 14th at Royal St George's in England, with OB all the way up the right side, and a heavily bunker-defended elevated green as your eventual target. This Greg Norman design lays down the full array of golfing challenges, in a setting that is markedly different from many of its Florida peers.

Stay&Play at ChampionsGate: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.

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  • Photo of ChampionsGate Golf Club (International course)
  • Photo of ChampionsGate Golf Club (International course)
  • Photo of ChampionsGate Golf Club (International course)
  • Photo of ChampionsGate Golf Club (International course)

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season (mid-Feb thru' mid-April): Mon-Thur $137; Fri-Sun $147. Golf cart included.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts compulsory.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

For many years Championsgate's International course was the home of the Office Depot (and later Dell-Webb) Father/Son Challenge, a PGA Champions Tour event. For more details see Top Golf Tournaments at ChampionsGate Golf Club.

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 (AZ), La Costa and Rancho Las Palmas (CA), Grove Park Inn and Hilton Head Oceanfront (Carolinas), Interlocken (CO), Amelia Island Plantation and ChampionsGate (FL), Mount Washington (NH), Bedford Springs (PA), Barton Creek (TX), and The Homestead (VA).

Where2Stay

  • Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGateAAA 4-Diamond

    1500 Masters Boulevard, ChampionsGate, Florida 33896

    +1 (321) 677 6664

    Visit website

    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)

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      No

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Falcon's Fire; Grand Cypress courses; Disney courses (Palm, Magnolia, Lake Buena Vista); Tranquilo; Orange County National; Southern Dunes; Diamondback.

  • Alta Gate Apartments

    8101 Champions Circle, ChampionsGate, Florida 33896

    +1 (407) 997 2900

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      ChampionsGate courses

    • 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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