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Orange County National - Panther Lake

Winter Garden, FL


About Orange County National - Panther Lake

Par: 72   Yards: 7,350   Slope: 139   USGA: 76

16301 Phil Ritson Way • Winter Garden, FL 34787

Panther Lake has been our #1 or #2 requested course since 2000. It played host to numerous PGA Tour Qualifying School Finals and has been awarded 4.5 stars by Golf Digest's "Places to Play" every year since 1999. The 7350-yard masterpiece incorporates sweepng, rolling hills and 60-foot elevation changes as it winds through natural oak hammocks, citrus groves, pine forests and freshwater lakes (bordering 13 holes), all presenting majestic, panoramic vistas (and no homes). You'll encounter tournament playing conditions year round, boasting all exceptional Champion Dwarf Bermuda greens, and the nation's most complete practice facility. Check out Orlando's largest pro shop and, after golf, enjoy The Orange 83 Pub & Grill.

  • Beverage Cart
  • Carts
  • Clubhouse
  • Club Rentals: $59 for prime time and $39 for Twilight.
  • Cocktail Lounge
  • Free Range Balls
  • Lessons
  • Lockers
  • Practice Facilities
  • Proshop
  • Restaurant: The Orange 83 Pub and Grill.
  • Restrooms on Course
  • Shoe Rentals
  • Showers
  • Wireless Internet

Other Amenities

  • Complimentary pre-booked replays now thru 9/27/15 and 5/04/16-9/27/16
Overall Satisfaction* 4.7
Course Conditions 4.6
Pace of Play 4.4
Value 4.5
Staff and Service 4.6
Clubhouse and Pro-shop 4.7
Practice Facilities 4.7

Excellent: 5.0; Poor: 1.0

*Course Ratings based on 2,173 reviews. Last Review on 10/18/2017. Reviews posted only by guests who have booked with us and stayed or played at the facilities.

Course Detail
Year Built: 1997
Architect: Phil Ritson, David Harman, Isao Aoki
Fairway Grass: 419 Bermuda
Green: Champion Dwarf
Winter Fairway: Rye
Winter Green: Champion Dwarf
Tee Name Par Yards Slope USGA
Black 72 7,350 139 76
Green 72 6,849 132 73.2
Blue 72 6,394 127 71.2
White 72 6,011 120 69.2
Tan (Forward) 72 5,319 123 70.8


Golf Digest's 4.5 Stars "Best Places to Play." Golfweek's "Resort Course of Destinction." Golf Magazine's "Top 10 You Can Play." Golf World's Readers' Choice Award, Top 50 Public Courses - #1 in Florida, #2 in USA. Golfer Magazine's "Best Driving Range in America." Orlando Magazine's "Best Orlando Public Course." North Florida PGA's "Merchandiser of the Year. " Zagat's "America's Top Golf Courses," both Panther Lake & Crooked Cat

Other Amenities

  • Complimentary pre-booked replays now thru 9/27/15 and 5/04/16-9/27/16

Course Advisements

  • Softspikes Required
  • Proper Golf Attire Required

Course Restrictions

  • No Restrictions at this time.
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