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4.5
925 Reviews (925)
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
15
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.4
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.3
93.7%
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867 out of 925 reviews
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4.7
111 Reviews (111)
5 Stars
84
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.6
95.5%
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106 out of 111 reviews
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4.6
232 Reviews (232)
5 Stars
162
4 Stars
51
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.5
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7350 yards
Slope 139
Rating 76.0
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Panther Lake: Orange County National
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Course Details

Year Built 1997
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Champion Ultra Dwarf Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Florida (2014 #13)

Reviews

4.5
925 Reviews (925)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 54
Brunch 26
Watching the Game 23
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 91
Water Hazards 86
Undulating Greens 78
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 86
Playing Multiple Courses 74
Locals 65
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 88
Near Local Attractions 38
Convenient to the City 36

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

OCN Panther

Great layout, course was in good shape, very busy, but pace was on point

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 01/14/2020

Thank you for your 5-star review! We here at Orange County National appreciate our guests taking the time to tell us about their experience! We look forward to seeing you out again very soon!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

Played Panther Lake. The course was in great shape. Greens and fairways are in good condition. The only issue was the pace of play. It was terrible. It seems we had to way about five mins in every hole to tee up. The other single riding with me also got frustrated with the slow pace of play and we decided to stop playing after fourteen holes. We complained to a ranger, but did nothing to help speed up the pace.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/13/2020

Thank you for taking the time to review Orange County National! We hope to see you again soon so we can earn the chance to get 5 stars!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/13/2020

Thank you for your 5-star review! We here at Orange County National appreciate our guests taking the time to tell us about their experience! We look forward to seeing you out again very soon!

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

Very golfer friendly course, will challenge the average golfer without beating you up. Pace of play was very comfortable, the only down side was that the ranger seemed to be having a bad day, never smiled or even acknowledged that we were on the course. Look forward to playing this course in the future.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/13/2020

Thank you for your 5-star review! We here at Orange County National appreciate our guests taking the time to tell us about their experience! We look forward to seeing you out again very soon!

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Big Vulture

Slowest round I have played . Apparently there was a best shot of some kind going on. We weren't informed before hand. When we got to the last hole there were 8 people on the green whooping it up and 4 more in the middle of the fairway finishing their best shot portion. It took over 5 hours to complete the round.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 01/10/2020

OCN works hard to deliver an acceptable pace of play for all of our guests! We apologize that we missed the mark for your round and would like to discuss this further with you. Please call us at (407) 656-2626 ext. 2221 or email rtaylor@ocngolf.com. Thanks!

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course but be prepared to wait

This is a great course and in perfect condition. Well done course staff. Fast true greens hard to hold the ball up from chips and pitches. Lovely fairways. Down side ... be prepared to wait on tees. Amusing 14 min per hole expected but you can wait that long on the first few tees waiting to play. Got marginally quicker after 5th hole.
Always a great experience.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/10/2020

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Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

A1 golf course

This golf course was in perfect condition and I really enjoyed my game

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/13/2020

Thank you for your 5-star review! We here at Orange County National appreciate our guests taking the time to tell us about their experience! We look forward to seeing you out again very soon!

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Shape

They did punch the greens today but it did not effect the putts at all, the course is in fantastic shape

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 01/09/2020

Thank you for your 5-star review! We here at Orange County National appreciate our guests taking the time to tell us about their experience! We look forward to seeing you out again very soon!

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Commented on 01/09/2020

Thank you for your 5-star review! We here at Orange County National appreciate our guests taking the time to tell us about their experience! We look forward to seeing you out again very soon!

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Previously Played

Awesome as always

This course never disappoints. It was in great shape coming off of the recent Korn Ferry Q School Finals. Greens were even better than usual. One of my favorite Orlando tracks.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 12/30/2019

Thank you for your 5-star review! We here at Orange County National appreciate our guests taking the time to tell us about their experience! We look forward to seeing you out again very soon!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 12/30/2019

Thank you for your 5-star review! We here at Orange County National appreciate our guests taking the time to tell us about their experience! We look forward to seeing you out again very soon!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 12/30/2019

Thank you for your 5-star review! We here at Orange County National appreciate our guests taking the time to tell us about their experience! We look forward to seeing you out again very soon!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful course

This course was magnificent. The course was wet but there were no unplayable areas this was good considering it had rained all night and up until an hour of us playing. The course had it’s difficult areas was a great time. Be careful with pre paying on golf now. We prepaid for 3 people it was raining all day. One member couldn’t make it we still had to pay for it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 12/30/2019

Thank you for your 5-star review! We here at Orange County National appreciate our guests taking the time to tell us about their experience! We look forward to seeing you out again very soon!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Always a good round of golf

Well worth the effort to make it out to OCN. Either course is an enjoyable day playing golf.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 12/30/2019

Thank you for taking the time to review Orange County National! We hope to see you again soon so we can earn the chance to get 5 stars!

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Orange County National Courses always in excellent condition

Courses are straightforward but challenging with varying length tee boxes to accommodate golfers of different ages and various skill levels.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 12/23/2019

Thank you for your 5-star review! We here at Orange County National appreciate our guests taking the time to tell us about their experience! We look forward to seeing you out again very soon!

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Best Public Course in the State of Florida

This has got to be the best public course in the state. I am a member of a private club in Winter Garden and the condition of these courses are far superior. Plenty of staff both inside and outside to tend to your needs. Hungry? - the food is pretty good to in the restaurant.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 12/23/2019

Thank you for your 5-star review! We here at Orange County National appreciate our guests taking the time to tell us about their experience! We look forward to seeing you out again very soon!

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Phenomenal course and driving range

I played Panther Lake and had a phenomenal experience.. Both crooked cat and panther lake offer a five-star experience. They had recently played q-school event so the greens. fairways and tee boxes were exquisite. The greens with mown and rolled really low on what absolutely perfect. Greens were lighting fast. I would highly recommend both courses to any golfer, particularly low handicaps. Both will offer a serious challenge to your game. The driving range is huge and absolutely beautiful. Practice facilities are top notch. If you’re playing Panther Lake you might want to arrive a bit earlier because the driving range is kind of far from the first tee.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 12/18/2019

Thank you for your 5-star review! We here at Orange County National appreciate our guests taking the time to tell us about their experience! We look forward to seeing you out again very soon!

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

great venue

excellent facility from the clubhouse experience thru the staff to the two excellent courses, will come back as frequently as possible

Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Panther has some teeth

This is one of my new favorite places to play. Course is tough but fair. Played with Pro getting ready for
Q School this week at Orange County National.

Green are amazing for the amount of play and it’s a must on any Orlando golf trip

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 12/10/2019

Thank you for your 5-star review! We here at Orange County National appreciate our guests taking the time to tell us about their experience! We look forward to seeing you out again very soon!

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Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Awesome course!

2-3 weeks in advance of travel I booked both Orange County courses a day apart. Crooked Cat was great, but Panther was something else. Deceptively large landing areas, challenging green complexes and slippery greens. Reminded me a lot of Pumpkin Ridge.

Terrific staff and facility, good pace, nice practice area. And in another week I can watch the Q school finals on courses I was able to play - that’s why golf is so cool.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 12/10/2019

Thank you for your 5-star review! We here at Orange County National appreciate our guests taking the time to tell us about their experience! We look forward to seeing you out again very soon!

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 12/03/2019

Thank you for your 5-star review! We here at Orange County National appreciate our guests taking the time to tell us about their experience! We look forward to seeing you out again very soon!

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