Orlando Golf Course

Hammock Beach Resort – Trade in Your Car for a Golf Cart

Let’s face it, there are times in all of our lives that we just want to stay put. We don’t want to navigate the traffic or the intersecting major highways, we want to avoid the temptation of grabbing our next meal at the closest fast food joint and instead we want to meander around at…

Black Diamond’s Ranch Course is a Fazio Masterpiece

Last week I wrote about Black Diamond Ranch’s Quarry Course, one of the best golf courses I’ve ever had the pleasure to play. During that trip we also played Black Diamond’s other masterpiece, the Ranch Course. The Ranch Course  is another of Tom Fazio’s design that was completed in 1997. Reminiscent of George Arthur Crump’s…

Black Diamond Ranch – The Quarry Course fit for a king

A couple weeks back, I headed out to Lecanto, Florida and had one of the best golf experiences of my life. I was afforded the opportunity to play two of the three courses out at Black Diamond Ranch, a private golf community built around an old limestone quarry. Black Diamond Ranch was founded in 1987…

10 Best Golf Courses in Orlando

Our friends over at GolfOrlandoFlorida.com recently released their best golf courses in Orlando 2011. They surveyed various golfers and golf course operators and the golf courses rankings are based on course conditions, course design, customer service, cost, and playability. They also gave out two awards of excellence for best Orlando resort golf course, which went…

Orlando Golf Course Review – Errol Estates Country Club

Errol Estate Country Club is located in Apopka, FL, also known as northwest Orlando. It’s a Joe Lee design that opened in 1973 and features three nine hole courses; Grove, Lake and Highland. It was originally a private golf club with 18 holes, but two years later, Mr. Lee came back to build a 3rd…

Falcon’s Fire Golf Club Review

Falcon’s Fire Golf Club, located in Kissimmee, Fla., is a Rees Jones designed championship golf course located just minutes away from the Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando International Airport, and the Orange County Convention Center. Stretching nearly 7,000 yards from the back tees, it offers both local residents and out of town guests a challenging…

Hawks Landing 53% discount – Groupon Golf Deal

Just in time for the weekend, today’s Groupon Orlando Deal is a 53% discount off of your tee time and range balls out at Hawks Landing Golf Club. There’s no limitations to when you can play, only that you need to book the round in advance, which.. 95% of the time you do anyway. The…

Orlando Golf Course Review – Mission Inn El Campeon

I’ve lived in Orlando for many years and until recently I had never heard of Mission Inn. A friend of mine who recently began an affiliation with the club invited me out to tour the facility and write a golf course review on one of their two courses, El Campeon. The facility is located about…

Hunter’s Creek Memorial Day Weekend Golf Deal

Hunter’s Creek Golf Club is running a really great deal for Memorial Day weekend. For the remainder of May, you can play unlimited golf and lunch for $29.00 per person. Lunch consists of either a deli sandwich or hot dog and chips. To top it off, they’re offering $1.00 domestic beer in the clubhouse AND…

Free Golf at Winter Park Country Club

The fine folks over at Winter Park Country Club have a sweet offer for all of those attending the 2010 PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Free Golf! See Below. Coming to the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando? How bout a FREE round of Golf? Here the Deal: 1) Bring your Show Badge & Drivers Licence…

Play Mystic Dunes Golf Club for cheap!

If you’re looking for a good round of golf this weekend consider trying out Mystic Dunes Golf Club. GolfNow.com has some pretty cheap rates presently for the course. I’ve played Mystic Dunes quite a few times and wrote a review on the course for FloridaGolf.com. Check it out. Orlando Golf Course Review – Mystic Dunes…

Golf Course Review – Grand Cypress New Course

Last weekend I had the pleasure (yet again) of playing golf with fellow golf blogger and scratch golfer John Duval over at intothegrain.com. We played the Grand Cypress New Course, which was in great shape and a lot of fun! There’s 175 bunkers and I managed to avoid them all, of course, there’s only two…

Black Bear Golf Club is now available on Golfnow.com!

Received an email yesterday announcing that Black Bear Golf Club is now available on golfnow.com Orlando! Here’s the link. Black Bear Golf Club If you’ve never played out there, it’s definitely worth the drive! It’s a P.B Dye design, featuring four sets of tees with the tips playing 7062 yards. Course rating is 74.1 with…

Check out the new Winter Park Country Club Clubhouse

Winter Park Country Club opened the doors today on their new pro shop and clubhouse. The timing coincided with their monthly lecture series where pro golfer and (in my opinion) golf great Lee Janzen was the guest speaker. Below are some pictures of the new clubhouse. If you haven’t played the course yet, I recommend…

Victoria Hills Golf Club Named “Top 50 Public Course”

Check it out, Victoria Hills Golf Club was voted as one of the top 50 public golf courses in the country by the readers of Golf World Magazine! I told you it was one of the most under-rated golf courses in the area!! :)  They’re also one of the few walker friendly golf courses in…

Walker Friendly Golf Courses in Orlando

I’ve received multiple questions from the readership asking if I could give them a list of Orlando golf courses that allowed walkers to play the course. So, I did the leg work and called almost every golf course in Orlando and the list below are those that allow walkers to play. I was a bit…

Play ChampionsGate tomorrow 9/21 for only $18 bucks!

Just saw on Golfnow that you can play Champions Gate tomorrow for only $18 dollars! The only requirement that I saw was it had to be at least a twosome. Check it out. Orlando Tee Times – Champions Gate -Dave Here’s some Orlando golf course reviews for your perusal and if you’re looking to play,…

Reunion Resort – 54 holes of golf scratches the surface

When I think about where I’d like to stay if I was traveling to Orlando for a golf vacation, there’s only a couple places that come to mind, Bay Hill, Grand Cypress and Reunion Resort. Bay Hill I’d stay at for no other reason than the one in a thousand chance that I might run…

Orlando Golf Course Review – OCN Crooked Cat

Here’s the course review I wrote on Orange County National Crooked Cat, it was a pretty cool experience and the course was quite a challenge. If you’re looking for a good course to practice shaping your shots, Crooked Cat is where you need to play. Like I mentioned in the review, the course isn’t overly…

Orlando Golf Course Review – Victoria Hills

I had the opportunity to play Victoria Hills Golf Club recently and the review I wrote is now posted up on FloridaGolf.com. Orlando Golf Course Review – Victoria Hills Golf Club I really enjoyed this course and I think it’s one of the most underrated courses in the area. I like how it flows through…