Photo of Reunion Resort & Golf Club (Palmer course)

Reunion Resort & Golf Club

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

  • Surroundings:

    Residential, woodland and swamp.

  • Designer:

    Arnold Palmer & Ed Seay

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6916
6058
4802
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
72.8
69.2
67.0

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).

Location

Latitude:

28.264161

Longitude:

-81.588095

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 Road (CR 532). After 1.3 miles turn left onto Reunion Blvd, and the Reunion Resort. After o.7 mls go straight over at roundabout. After o.4 mls the clubhouse for Palmer/Watson courses is on your left.

Reunion Resort & Golf Club (Palmer course)

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 2004

Reunion Resort (Arnold Palmer course; formerly the Legacy course by Arnold Palmer): The Arnold Palmer designed Legacy course is one of three excellent layouts at the Reunion Resort. Sharing its clubhouse with the Watson course (alongside the Reunion Grande hotel), this stylish golf course contains many roller-coaster holes with sizable elevation changes ... up to 50 feet in places, which creates something different from the flatter Florida norm.

Contrasting with the layout's predominantly open terrain, the first few holes individually weave their way through a mix of wooded swamp on one side, and discreetly distanced resort villas on the other. The par-5 3rd, with sentry-like oaks and a river of sand "flowing" along the leftside, is tighter than most holes you'll encounter.

A large "bowl" of open parkland, skirted briefly by the par-4 1st, and more fully introduced by the wonderful risk-reward par-4 7th, contains the closing three holes on both nines. The 7th is played from a significantly elevated tee across a narrowing in a good size-lake; deep greenside traps await any wayward "go for it" attempts at the green. Strategically located bunkers and huge waste areas continually threaten elsewhere in the "bowl".

Holes 11 thru' 15, occupying a separate but equally open setting, are arranged around a scenic, marshy lake. Here you'll find the rock-fronted par-3 14th, picturesquely surrounded on three sides by wetland. A wonderfully testing carry over a corner of the lake is required at the par-5 15th. Back in the "bowl", at the gently uphill par-4 18th, a mass of stylish bunkering and rocky outcrops closes out the round on this top-quality Palmer design.

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

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  • Photo of Reunion Resort & Golf Club (Palmer course)
  • Photo of Reunion Resort & Golf Club (Palmer course)

Visitors

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. Golf carts compulsory; carts are fitted with GPS.

Practice facilities

Excellent

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)

Where2Stay

  • Reunion Resort & Golf Club

    7593 Gathering Drive, Reunion, FL 34747

    +1 (866) 880 8563

    Visit website

    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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