The ChampionsGate has long been considered as one of Orlando’s premiere tourist vacation destination. The resort boasts of its 2 award-winning golf layouts designed by the famed Greg Norman. These two signature golf courses that go with unmatched beauty will surely test every golfers skill and ability levels. The International Course and the National Course are the high-caliber golf layouts that complete the ChampionsGate Golf Resort.
Reminiscent of the British Isles’ great courses is ChampionsGate’s International Golf Course. This layout has Florida’s highest course rating of 76.3 and the slope rating of 143. This authentic links style layout also features the deep bunkers, mounding and waste areas on the side of the fairways, and the thick gnarly rough. The golf course is also being highlighted by the high-side dunes that are planted with swirling grasses, over a hundred pot bunkers, and several water hazards. While on play at this challenging 18-hole golf gem, players will encounter the Par-5 3rd hole would require a lengthy diagonal drive across wetlands as well as between the hazard-laced dunes. The course has also been cited among the “10 Most Distinctive Places to Play” by Golf Magazine.
The National Golf Course on the other hand is a classic-American inspired parkland that boasts of 18 contiguous holes perfectly winding through the acres of secluded wetlands, woodlands, and the orange groves. Golfers of all ability levels can take advantage of the layout’s lush greens and fairways that go with nature’s stunning beauty. This Par-72, 18-hole golf course has the demanding slope rating of 133 and a course rating 75.1 that plays 7,128 yards from the blacks. To culminate an exciting golf round at this course, golfers need to take Par-4 dogleg 45-yard play around a lake.