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Tranquilo Golf Club

Located at Four Seasons Resort Orlando, the par 71 course was designed by Tom Fazio and is certified by the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary program for golf. Recently, the course became private, and is currently available only to Four Seasons Resort guests and members of Tranquilo Golf Club. The course’s practice facilities recently underwent an extensive renovation and feature a 400-yard driving range and an 18-hole putting green. Guests looking for nourishment can dine at the Plancha, located in Tranquilo’s club house and open to the public for lunch and dinner daily as well as brunch on Sundays. 10100 Dream Tree Blvd., Lake Buena Vista. fourseasons.com/orlando

BAY HILL CLUB & LODGE-Guests of the 70-room lodge have access to the famous home course of Arnold Palmer, featuring 27 holes along the scenic Butler Chain of Lakes. Amenities also include a spa and salon, marina, tennis courts, restaurant and the Arnold Palmer Golf Academy. www.bayhill.com. 9000 Bay Hill Blvd., 888.422.9445.

CELEBRATION GOLF CLUB-This course’s magnificent par-72, 7,028-yard championship layout was designed by world-renowned golf course architect Robert Trent Jones Sr. and his son, Robert Trent Jones Jr. Amenities include a double-sided aquatic driving range and the Windmill Tavern. www.celebrationgolf.com. 701 Golf Park Drive, Celebration, 407.566.4653.

CHAMPIONSGATE-Designed by Greg Norman, this course offers golfers two distinct experiences. The National is an American, parkland-style course carved from farmland and citrus groves. Golfers enjoy the memorable par-3 holes, forgiving fairways and sweeping sand bunkering. The International offers a British Isles links experience, promising a demanding game with its sand dunes and scruffy roughs. www.championsgategolf.com. Omni Orlando Resort, 8575 White Shark Blvd., 407.787.4653.

DUBSDREAD-Orlando’s only municipal course, which opened in 1924, features plentiful live oak trees, impressive landscaping and the Taproom, home to one of the best burgers in town. www.historicaldubsdread.com. 549 W. Par St., 4


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