Orlando Car Rentals and the Orange County National Golf Center and Lodge
Continental Car Orlando Car rentals suggest the Orange County National Golf Center and Lodge as your next golf destination when you’re in Florida.
Test your golfing ability for this course that has four sets of tees ranging from 7,295 yards to 5,094 yards. If you feel up to a more challenging course, then choose the appropriate course. If you can’t get enough golf during the day, you’ll be glad to know there is a lighted putting green area where you can practice your technique.
You’ll find 45 fabulous holes on 922 beautiful acres. At the Orange County National Golf Center and Lodge, you’ll be able to play golf the way it was meant to be played – in a peaceful environment in the midst of beautiful surroundings. Since you’re only just minutes away from Disney and other entertainment centers located in Orlando, you can drive your Continental Car Orlando Car rentals vehicle there.
Continental Car Orlando Car rentals say that if you’re looking to play pure golf without all the hustle and bustle of other resorts and venues, then the Orange County National Golf Center and Lodge is for you.
Did you know that the NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan is a passionate golfer who visited the Orange County National recently? He played 63 holes each of the two days he stayed at the Center. If you find yourself parched while playing a round of golf, sip from the complimentary bottled water in personal coolers available on each golf car. If you a towel, there’s ice-cold mango scented towels delivered during the round on warmer days. If you’re feeling a bit peckish, you’ll also be pleased that chilled apples are offered.
History of Orange County National Golf Center and Lodge
In September 1994, Phil Ritson leased 920 acres of land in Winter Garden, Florida. He had a vision to build one of Florida’s premier golf destinations.
Continental Car Orlando Car rentals note that in March 1996, Ritson teams up with Dave Harman and Isao Aoki to design two championship golf courses at the Orange County National Golf Center and Lodge.
In January 1997, construction begins on the Panther Lake golf Course and the 42-acre practice range. Six months later, Ritson opens Golf Your Way Studio at Orange County National. One month later, construction of the Crooked Cat Course commences. In December 1997, the Panther Lake Course opens to the public.
In February 1998, work begins on the executive nine-hole. In December 1998, GOLF magazine names Panther Lake Course among the “Top 10 You Can Play.”
In January 1999, the nine-hole executive course opens and the clubhouse is finished. The Orange County National Golf Center Clubhouse has 5,000 square feet. It houses a golf shop, three meeting rooms, a restaurant and a lounge.
Each year in May from 1999 to 2001, the golf Center hosts the US Amateur qualifier.
Each year in October from 1999 to 2005, Orange County national hosted the Buick Scramble National Finals. From 1999 to 2005, Golf Digest awards Orange County National four-and-a-half stars for “Best Places to Play.”
In December 1999, Golfer Magazine names Orange County Practice Facility as the “Best Range in America.”
In October 2001, the Orange County National donated $8,071 to the 9/11 Fund. Money was raised through a golf outing.
In October 2002, the golf Center hosted the Executive women’s Golf Association National Championship.
In December 2003, the Orange County National hosted the PGA Tour Qualifying School finals.
Prepare to head out to the Orange County National Golf Center and Lodge in your Continental Car Orlando Car rentals vehicle.