Golf Schools and Area Information

With over 100 golf courses in the Orlando area, there are plenty of places to learn and practice your game.

Golf Schools:
David Leadbetter – Lake Nona Golf Club
Fred Griffin – Grand Cypress Resort
Dick Tiddy – Arnold Palmer Academy at Bay Hill
Mike Bender and Simon Holmes – Timacuan Golf & Country Club
Rick McCord – Orange Lake Resort and Country Club
Gary Irby – Maximum Performance Golf Academy
Bill Skelley School of Golf – Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Resort
Nick Faldo – Faldo Golf Institute by Marriott
Phil Ritson – Orange County National Golf Center

Golf Pros:
Greater Orlando is the home to at least 30 PGA Tour pros, eight Senior Tour pros and more than a dozen LPGA pros including: Helen Alfredsson, Brad Bryant, Nick Faldo, Scott Hoch, Emilee Klein, Mark O'Meara, Barb Mucha, Arnold Palmer, Corey Pavin, Karrie Webb and Tiger Woods. Also making Orlando their home are U.S. Women's Open champion Annika Sorenstam and U.S. Open champions Ernie Els, Lee Janzen and Gary Player.

Course Designers:
Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Pete Dye, Tom Fazio, Joe Lee, Robert Trent Jones, Rees Jones, Lloyd Clifton, Dick Wilson, Ron Garl and Gary Player.

Golf Tours / Packages:

Many facilities arrange group golf tournaments and even include challenging nighttime golf. For those who don't know the difference between a fairway and a freeway, many Orlando golf academies can customize golf instructions for groups or individuals.