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Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge

Orlando, FL


About Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge

Par: 72   Yards: 7,207   Slope: 139   USGA: 75.1

9000 Bay Hill Boulevard • Orlando, FL 32819

Truly one of the most recognizable courses in America, Bay Hill is known as Arnold Palmer's winter home course. The original design, by Dick Wilson, dates back to 1961. However, it seems like they are always tinkering with the layout, making it better and tougher for today's pros. The course is most famous for its final three holes, but the other 15 are just as impressive. It's one of those layouts that can just jump up and grab you at anytime. Number six, for example, probably sees more X's than pars. It's a massive par five, that hooks around a beautiful lake. A stay at Bay Hill is golf at its best! Who knows, you may even see Mr. Palmer on the course, the practice tee, or in the clubhouse.

PLEASE NOTE: Bay Hill is a private club and only available to guests of the Bay Hill Club & Lodge.

  • Caddies: Forecaddies are required at Bay Hill (except certain times of year) for groups of 3 or more, even twosomes that get paired up. Payment (currently $60+tip & subject to change) is the responsibility of the players and should be made direct to the caddy.
  • Carts
  • Clubhouse
  • Club Rentals
  • Lessons
  • Lockers
  • Practice Facilities
  • Proshop
  • Restaurant
  • Showers

Other Amenities

  • Replay Rounds are only available if the space is available on the day of play, after the first round is completed.
Overall Satisfaction* 4.6
Course Conditions 4.4
Pace of Play 4.6
Value 4.3
Staff and Service 4.7
Clubhouse and Pro-shop 4.5
Practice Facilities 4.6

Excellent: 5.0; Poor: 1.0

*Course Ratings based on 36 reviews. Last Review on 11/23/2015. Reviews posted only by guests who have booked with us and stayed or played at the facilities.

Course Detail
Year Built: 1961
Architect: Dick Wilson
Fairway Grass: 419 Bermuda
Green: TifEagle Bermuda
Winter Fairway: Rye
Winter Green: Poa Trivalis & Bent
Tee Name Par Yards Slope USGA
Green 72 7,207 139 75.1


Ranked #4 Golf Course in Florida and #41 Best Resort Course by Golfweek, 2009

Other Amenities

  • Replay Rounds are only available if the space is available on the day of play, after the first round is completed.

Course Advisements

  • Softspikes Required
  • Proper Golf Attire Required

Course Restrictions

  • No Restrictions at this time.
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