PGA National Golf Courses
The PGA National community is home to the PGA National Resort and Spa which includes five 18-hole championship golf courses. There are four courses located directly within the community and an additional course just minutes down the road.
The Champion Course
Designed for tournament play by Tom and George Fazio the Champion was last renovated in 2014 and currently hosts The Honda Classic PGA Tournament. This par-72 course is home to the three-hole Jack Nicklaus designed “Bear Trap” which according to many experts is one of the “toughest stretches in golf”. The “Champ” plays 7,045 yards from the black tees, has a rating of 75.2 and a slope of 148.
The Palmer (formerly known as The General) is named after Arnold Palmer who originally designed this course. This par 72-course plays 7,079 yards from the black tees, has a rating of 74.6 and a slope of 141.
Originally designed by Tom and George Fazio, The Squire was built to honor Gene Sarazen who was the first golfer to win the professional Grand Slam This par 72-course was last renovated in 2012, plays 6,447 yards from the black tees, has a rating of 72.1 and a slope of 140.
Formerly known as “The Haig” course after five-time PGA champion Walter Hagen, The Fazio is a par-72 course that was originally designed by Tom and George Fazio. This course plays 7,050 yards from the black tees, has a rating of 74.5 and a slope of 139.
The Estates course is located off-site in the nearby Bay Hill Estates community. Designed by Karl Litten, this course plays 6,694 yards from the black tees, has a rating of 73.1 and a slope of 134.