August is National Golf Month, and we can all appreciate a beautiful day spent on the greens! International Drive is home to a variety of world-renowned golf courses! From courses that are perfect for the beginner, to courses that prove to be challenging and fun for the pros; if you’re hoping to get some golfing in on your next vacation, I-Drive is the place to be! So, next time you’re here, be sure to tee up at one of these golf courses! These are some of the best places to say FORE on I-Drive.
Hawk’s Landing Golf Club
The Orlando World Center Marriott is conveniently located near all of your favorite attractions; Walt Disney World®, and nearby SeaWorld® Orlando, Universal Studios® and LEGOLAND®! But, when you’re staying at this hotel we recommend booking a few additional days to sit back, relax, and enjoy all of the accommodations available to their guests! From a full-service spa, a state-of-the-art fitness center and a pool area that will surely satisfy, you’ll have to pull yourself away from their golf course to enjoy it all!
Designed by golf course architect Robert Cupp Jr., Hawk’s Landing Golf Club is both challenging and relaxing. It’s situated in a unique surrounding, where players can enjoy Florida wildlife at its finest, with water on 15 holes! At just over 6,600 yards, the par-72 layout at Hawk’s Landing Golf Club makes this hotel one of the premier golf hotels in the city, proving to be both fun and challenging to players of all different skill levels!
Grande Vista Golf Club
Amenities are everything, and at Marriott’s Grande Vista you’ve got them all! From comfortable and modern villas to fitness areas, delicious dining options and a beautiful pool; there’s no doubt that the Grande Vista Golf Club will too, be an unforgettable getaway!
Within steps from the resort, you’ll be met with a 35-acre practice facility, a well-manicured 9-hole, par 32 Ron Garl designed golf course purposefully designed to enhance the development of your golfing skills, and a full-service Marriott Golf Course. Surrounded by magnificent oaks and cypress trees, this golf course sits on the headwaters of the Florida Everglades Ecosystem. And after your game, be sure to stop by the 2-story clubhouse that features a golf shop with the latest merchandise and equipment, an indoor swing studio, the Club Fitter’s Workshop, and a clubhouse restaurant that will knock your socks off, serving up breakfast, lunch and dinner! One of the most beautiful was to say FORE on I-Drive.
Rosen Shingle Creek
Just 10 minutes from the Orlando International Airport is your next extraordinary golf experience. Rosen Shingle Creek is home to an Arnold Palmer redesigned 18-hole, par 72 championship golf course alongside the Brad Brewer Golf Academy, as well as tons of other amenities including; 15 restaurant/lounge options, a spa, a fitness center, 4 pools, 2 hot tubs, a nature trail, sand volleyball, basketball, tennis courts, an arcade and more. This is a golfer’s paradise!
The course, originally designed with the classic Arnold Palmer touch, is both legendary and far from your average course! You’ll find strategy and variety in the mix of elevated greens and bunkers that have been strategically placed, all the while surrounded by Florida’s beautiful wildlife and plant life! Plus, with the help of green complexes that have fairway-cut surrounds and runoff areas, golfers of all levels can get in a game that is entertaining, challenging, and for the earnest players, rewarding!
Plus, if you’re staying at Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando or Rosen Plaza Hotel, you’ll receive preferred tee times & transportation to the Shingle Creek Golf Club. So, when you stay with Rosen Hotels, you’re guaranteed to enjoy a one-of-a-kind game of golf!
Just Putting Around
Looking to just enjoy some fun in the sun with the family and putt around on some greens? There are plenty of mini-golf courses on International Drive that will do the trick! Head to Lost Caverns Adventure Golf, Pirates Cove Adventure Golf, Congo River Golf, Gator Golf, Hollywood Drive-In Golf, or Putting Edge, each offering an 18 hole-course, and various other forms of entertainment in their unique courses that everyone in the family will enjoy!
The perfect golf course to satisfy anyone’s inner golfer can be found on International Drive. So, if you were looking for an excuse to spend the day golfing, don’t forget that August is National Golf Month! Grab your golf clubs and tees, and say FORE on one of these great courses right here on I-Drive.