Best Golf Courses in Orlando When You’re Visiting – Villakey

Golf Courses Near Disney World

For those staying in the resort communities in Orlando, you’ll find these top-rated golf courses are some of the best in Orlando! They’re moments away from our vacation rental homes, Disney, and all of the other attractions!

ChampionsGate Golf Courses

Two x 18 Holes | Par 72 + 9 Hole | Par 3 + Miniature Golf
ChampionsGate Golf Club offers it all — two 18-hole championship golf courses, a lighted 9-hole, par 3 golf course, and miniature golf for everyone in the family! No matter your golfing desires, you’ll be at home here and playing here can truly be a family experience. The two premier courses, The International Course and National Course, were designed by famed golfer Greg Norman. They both offer unique playing conditions, one with coastal link-style vibes that was inspired by Norman’s upbringing in Australia and the other with a more traditional Orlando golf resort feel. It is also home to the world renowned David Leadbetter Golf Academy and on-site dining.

Celebration Golf Club

18 Holes | Par 72
Located less than 10 minutes from Disney World and widely recognized as one of Orlando’s top courses, the course opened in 1996 and is beautifully framed by pristine lakes, natural wetlands, and bordered by occasional clusters of native trees. Celebration boasts not only one-of-a-kind playing conditions but also high-level guest service, which equals a fantastic experience for visitors of any skill level. The course features rolling terrain and a challenging design by the famous father-son team of Robert Trent Jones Senior and Junior. Here you will also find lessons at their Golf Academy for all ages, a gorgeous clubhouse, and on-site dining.

Falcon’s Fire Golf Course

18 Holes | Par 72
Situated about 3 miles from the main gate of Disney World, Falcon’s Fire Golf Course features a total of 36 holes surrounded by nature and is a “must play” for golfers visiting or living around Orlando! The Rees Jones designed course has been recognized both regionally and nationally for its challenging yet playable course. Perfect for a relaxing round with friends or a competitive tournament, this conveniently located course is also near Orlando International Airport and the Orange County Convention Center — making it easily accessible for visitors in the area. Plus, there is an incredible clubhouse to take advantage of for a variety of occasions, a practice facility with lessons for everyone in the family, and on-site dining.

Orange County National Golf Course

Two x 18 Holes | Par 72 + 9 Hole | Par 3 Short Course
Another golf center with everything from 2 championship golf courses and a 9-hole short course to first-class instruction and America’s largest drive range! Here you’ll find another top-rated golfers paradise and the perfect place to play with everyone in your group. With no development on or around the courses, you’ll be able to take in the natural beauty of Orlando with plenty of chances for wildlife viewing while you play. The Panther Lake Course is known for strategically placed fairway bunkers, trees, and water hazards that frame the holes and provide a clear line of play. The second course, Crooked Cat, provides golfers with an open feel and more of a links-style course that has significant elevation changes and rolling fairways. Third but not least, the Tooth Course is their 9-hole walking course that offers challenging bunkers, gentle elevation, and a place for younger players to test their skills.