Photo of Reunion Resort & Golf Club (Nicklaus course)

Reunion Golf & Spa Resort

7599 Gathering Drive,

Reunion, Orlando, Florida FL 34747

  • Office

    +1 (407) 396 3199
  • Pro shop

    +1 (407) 396 3196
  • Golf pro

    Jake Etherton (PGA, Head Golf Professional)
  • Academy

    Reunion Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Open parkland. Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb

  • Surroundings:

    Residential, woodland and wetland.

  • Designer:

    A Jack Nicklaus Signature Course

SSS or slope

At the same location:

The three 18-hole championship courses at Reunion Resort are: Nicklaus course (7219 yds from back tees; rating 74.8); Palmer course (6916 yds; rating 72.8); Watson course (7154 yds; rating 74.9).






How to get there:

26 miles SW of downtown Orlando

25 mls south-east of Orlando, leave I-4 at exit 58 and head east on Osceola Polk Line Rd (CR 532). After 1.3 miles turn left onto Reunion Blvd, and the Reunion Resort. After o.7 mls turn left at roundabout (second exit), and follow Tradition Blvd (back over I-4) to the Nicklaus course clubhouse.

Reunion Resort & Golf Club (Nicklaus course)

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

Est. 2008

Reunion Resort (Jack Nicklaus course; formerly the Tradition course by Jack Nicklaus): This Jack Nicklaus signature design is one of three excellent layouts at the Reunion Resort. Kept company by the Palmer and Watson courses, the Nicklaus is arguably the pick of the trio, even though housing has replaced much of the natural forest through which the course was originally played.

Whereas the Palmer and Watson courses contain the more pronounced elevation changes, the Nicklaus (which has its own clubhouse) is characterised by sleeker lines and softer undulations. There is a relatively open feel to much of this wetland-parkland layout, where smooth-lined bunkers bestow an impressive look on each of the individually crafted holes. In addition to the ever-present bunkering and expansive sandy waste areas, small lakes and reed-filled ponds dangerously threaten alongside five or six greens.

Among many attractive holes, the par-4 14th is an inspired creation: an elevated tee, large sandy waste area, pot bunkers and water alongside the green combine to impressive effect. The signature par-3 16th has you playing across water to an elevated sliver of green; an imposing wooden bulkhead must be cleared to reach the putting surface. The 11th is another scenic par-3, again played to an elevated green.

As deceptive and challenging as it is beautiful, this excellently presented, big-dimension layout is yet another example of Jack Nicklaus's masterly design work.

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

List of courses: Around Orlando
  • Photo of Reunion Resort & Golf Club (Nicklaus course)
  • Photo of Reunion Resort & Golf Club (Nicklaus course)
  • Photo of Reunion Resort & Golf Club (Nicklaus course)
  • Photo of Reunion Resort & Golf Club (Nicklaus course)
  • Photo of Reunion Resort & Golf Club (Nicklaus course)
  • Photo of Reunion Resort & Golf Club (Nicklaus course)
  • Photo of Reunion Resort & Golf Club (Nicklaus course)
  • Photo of Reunion Resort & Golf Club (Nicklaus course)
  • Photo of Reunion Resort & Golf Club (Nicklaus course)
  • Photo of Reunion Resort & Golf Club (Nicklaus course)


Who can play and when?

Resort guests (staying at the Reunion Resort) can book to play on weekdays and weekends.

Limited opportunities exist for outside public play.

Green fees

Contact club/resort for golf rates for resort guests.

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted at certain times. Golf carts are fitted with GPS.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

The LPGA's Ginn Open was played at the Reunion Resort between 2006 and 2008. The tournament's front-nine utilised the front-nine of the Palmer course, while the closing nine for the tournament was played on the front- nine of the Watson course. (See our Tournaments section >by Venue >Reunion)


  • Reunion Resort & Golf Club

    7593 Gathering Drive, Reunion, FL 34747

    +1 (866) 880 8563

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    Originally the Ginn Reunion Resort, the Reunion Resort & Golf Club offers three great championship golf courses and many other facilities, including an award-winning Tennis Centre, multi-acre water park and a luxurious Boutique Spa. The centrepiece of the resort is the Reunion Grande hotel, with condominiums, villas and vacation homes also available. The fabulous thrills and attractions of Walt Disney World are located just 5 miles away.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Reunion Resort (Nicklaus, Watson and Palmer courses)

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      ChampionsGate; Mystic Dunes; Celebration;

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      The majority of courses in Where2Golf's Around Orlando coverage are within 20 miles of the Reunion Resort.

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