4400 NW 87th Ave,
Miami, Florida FL 33178
18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.
Doral's Gold and Blue golf courses, and limited residential housing.
Original design by Robert von Hagge (1961). Later modifications by Gil Hanse (2014).
Trump National Doral boasts four 18-hole championship golf courses. Located at the resort centre are the: BLUE MONSTER course (par-72, 7590 yds from back tees); RED TIGER course (par-72, 6395 yds); GOLDEN PALM course (par-71, 7012 yds). | Located 2 mi west of the main resort is the SILVER FOX course (par-71, 7006 yds; formerly the Jim McLean course). | The Great White Shark course (just across NW 87th Ave from the resort) is no longer part of the Doral Resort.
11 miles W of downtown Miami
From I-95 in Miami, take exit 3A and head west on the Dolphin Expwy (836), direction Miami Intl Airport. After approx 8 mi exit onto NW87th Ave and head north. After 2.2 mi, just after the intersection with NW36th St, turn left into Doral Resort. | If travelling from the north (e.g. Ft Lauderdale/N Miami Beach), leave I-95 at exit 12 and join the Palmetto Expwy (826). After approx 16 mi exit onto NW36th St (948) and head west. After 1 mi turn right into NW87th Ave. After 200 yds turn left into Doral Resort.
Trump National Doral Golf Club (Red Tiger course): Setting out from the Resort's impressive clubhouse much of the Red Tiger course is flanked by Doral's Blue Monster and Golden Palm courses. Always known as the shortest and many would say easiest-going of the Doral quartet, the Red Tiger acquired sharper "claws" in 2014 following a renovation by the Gil Hanse design team.
Like its longer and more demanding stablemates, this well-maintained layout meanders through a pleasant parkland setting. Elevation changes will not trouble you, but plenty of water hazards and excellent bunkering most surely will. A variety of trees define many of the holes, never too densely to make ball-finding difficult, but potentially blocking your route to the green after a wayward tee shot.
With six par-3s and several tightish but short par-4s, this is a layout that will reward good shot-making, but punish wayward hitters who think they can muscle their way round. Many attractive design features like the bunker encircled green at the short par-5 12th, tightly dog-legging par-5 5th, island-green par-3 6th and threateningly water-flanked green at the par-5 10th, ensure that the Red course is no push-over, despite its relative lack of length. The putting surfaces, never overly large, are full of subtle slopes and borrows.
As on the other Doral courses, the only thing likely to disturb the tranquillity of this pleasant parkland environment is when Miami International air traffic uses the middle one of its four available runways.
Stay&Play: luxury onsite accommodation is available in the Trump National Doral Resort (see Where2Stay section below).
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
Golf carts are fitted with GPS. Caddies available. Walking permitted if you carry your bag or take a caddie.
Doral gets its name from DORis and AL Caskell who had the vision in the late 1950s to turn a large area of swamp to the west of Miami into what has become a stunningly successful golf and leisure resort. | The original names for the Doral courses - Blue, White, Gold, Red and Silver - are based on the colours typically used for the different sets of tees on Florida golf courses. | The Red course at Doral hosted the 2001 LPGA Office Depot Championship.
4400 NW 87th Avenue, Miami, FL 33178
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Situated on 650 tropical acres, the Trump National Doral resort is one of Miami’s premier resorts. This Trump managed resort features 696 luxury-appointed rooms and suites, as well as four championship golf courses, including the famed Blue Monster. The European inspired Spa at Doral offers more than 100 spa services in 52 treatment rooms. For dining, guests have a choice of five varied restaurants, among them a Latin-American inspired steakhouse. The resort also features the Jim McLean Golf School, The Blue Lagoon pool, Camp Doral, tennis, a jogging trail, fitness centre and eight retail shops.
Doral (Blue Monster, Red Tiger & Golden Palm courses)
Doral (Silver Fox course)
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