Golf Course Information
"Babe, I’ve just played the best golf course in Florida, and I want to own it."
One trip around Bay Hill in 1965 was all it took for Arnold Palmer to fall in love with what would become known as his winter home. Maybe it was the area, surrounded by the pristine Butler Chain of Lakes that sold him on the idea. Then again, it could have been the famous Florida weather that lured Mr. Palmer in. Whatever the case, shooting 66 and beating Jack Nicklaus handedly must have helped with the first impression.
Officially opened in 1961, and under the Palmer umbrella since the early 70s, Bay Hill Club and Lodge is as fun and challenging now as it has been in any decade of its history.
The annual home of the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard, all 270 acres of Bay Hill are kept in immaculate shape year-round. Throughout the seasons, new blooms and wildlife keep the experience ever-changing for both members and lodge guests alike. With 27 holes of championship golf, 70 beautifully appointed rooms and 7 guest cottages, the stage is set for a trip of any size.
Minutes away from Orlando’s theme parks and the Orange County Convention Center, Bay Hill Club and Lodge serves as an oasis in the middle of the action. When you get tired of the turnstiles, a world of amenities awaits at 9000 Bay Hill Blvd. Choose from exceptional dining in three locations, six lighted tennis courts, a fitness center, heated junior Olympic-size swimming pool, marina and 9,000 sq. ft. of versatile meeting & banquet space.
Book your stay today and find out what sets Bay Hill Club and Lodge apart from the rest.
Who knows, maybe you’ll fire a 66 of your own.
Golf Course Info
- Course: 27 Holes
- Course Type: Resort
- Architect: Dick Wilson
- Opened: 1961
- Head Pro: Brian Dorn
Golf Course Stats
- Tee Boxes: 4
- Back Tees: 7205 Yards
- Back Par: 72
- Back Slope: 139
Green Fees and RatesCall 407-876-2429 for rates and tee times.
Tee Times & Reservations
1 night room and tax deposit due at the time of booking. Free cancellation up to 72 hours prior to arrival.
Golf Course Amenities
Pro On Site:
Homes On Course:
200, 150, 100 Yrd Markers and Sprinkler Heads Marked
Contact Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge at 407-876-2429 for more information and details on holding a golf outing at the course.
Contact the golf course for upcoming events.
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Restaurant and Dining Options:
Grill and Classic Rooms - Surrounded by pictures of Mr. Palmer and his famous friends, enjoy a menu of carefully crafted dishes by our team of talented chefs. With great views and a casually elegant atmosphere, the Grill and Classic Rooms are the perfect spot for breakfast and lunch.
The Bay Window - Welcome to the best seat in the house. The Bay Window Room offers a terrific view of the famed putting green and Rolex clock that is sure to create the perfect backdrop for a picture of your cocktail or brick oven pizza. With a casual menu featuring a variety of appetizers, salads, sandwiches and more, Bay Window is a great way to end your day. Reservations are required for dinner.
Splash Casual Poolside Dining - For those in the mood for lighter fare and an alfresco ambiance, Splash Casual Poolside Dining offers indoor and outdoor options.
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