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4.2
481 Reviews (481)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
10
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.0
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.2
86.5%
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4.0
22 Reviews (22)
5 Stars
11
4 Stars
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Conditions
4.0
Value
3.9
Layout
4.4
Pace
3.7
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.7
86.4%
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4.1
44 Reviews (44)
5 Stars
21
4 Stars
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3 Stars
3
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4
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.0
Layout
4.5
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.7
86.4%
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 6745 yards
Slope 133
Rating 72.3
Book a Tee Time at
Disney's Lake Buena Vista Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1972
Fairways Bermuda grass
Greens Bermuda grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees (with GPS)
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire consists of a polo-style shirt with collar, turtleneck or mock turtleneck shirt, and slacks or Bermuda-length shorts.

Reviews

4.2
481 Reviews (481)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 17
Patio Dining 8
Brunch 7
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 56
Water Hazards 52
Undulating Greens 34
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 45
Locals 40
A Weekend Splurge 35
This Course's Location is:
Near Local Attractions 68
At a Resort 56
Convenient to the City 40

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3.0
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Wet

All fairways were tight lies, very little grass and wet. Even walking you could feel them soft. You had to fly the greens with any approach shot. The greens were quick and true with only a few spots on them that was bare

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
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First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
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4.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice Course / Super Convenient / Good Value

Tee Boxes could use some work. Greens roll true and reasonably quick.

If you are staying near Disney World

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Disney, Lake Buena Vista

Great course. Very sporty which I like. Conditions were really good. Staff couldn’t have been nicer. The only criticism I have is the beverage cart could have come around a little more often.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A nice upscale course.

We tee’d off in the morning after a downpour the night before. A gorgeous day, but the course doesn't drain very quickly, cart paths only. Fairways fairly easy to navigate, some water but most doesn’t come into play. Greens were fair and true, not difficult. A very good resort course with nice layout. All holes wind through the resort but you never feel like you are too close to any structure. Highly recommend this course if you want a reasonably open course designed for mid to high handicappers. Playing from the whites, we had a great round. Pleasant staff.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

The course was in great shape

Course was in great shape greens were fast . Staff was very helpful it was a hot day a staff member came by a few times offering cold towels.pace was little slow but to be expect on a resort course. All in all a good day would recommend.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Nice Day

The price is higher than most courses in the area but it is the Mouse House. Conditions were good except some of the tee boxes were uneven and lacking full grass.
The pace of play was fair with a Marshall moving slow play.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

My second favorite of the Disney courses after the Palms but can’t beat the cold towels that the golf assistant cart hands out.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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I Recommend This Course
1.0
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Pace Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Boys outing

Course was wet cart path only had to walk a lot son in law and grandson loved it was hot and the staff made sure we had cold towels to put around our necks

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Sixsome and overcharged. No Disney magic for me.

Where do I even begin.... I was charged $74.61 at the time of booking and an additional $330.00 at the course so I paid for 5 rounds @ $75.00. The pro shop guy didn't seem to care when I mentioned booking on Golfnow and already paying $74.61. The course was wet but that was expected. What wasn't expected was the 2 "groups" ahead of us pairing up later in the round and becoming a sixsome and they played like you would expect a group that would join up like that (horrible). I even took pictures as proof of them playing as a sixsome. Player assistant showed up on hole 16 and acted shocked and said she would do something about it. This was hole 16 and our round was already ruined. Also, she drove by them on hole 17 and did not say anything??!!. Ordered a hot dog at the turn that must have been in the warmer for about a week., the bun was hard and the dog was inedible.

I expected so much more for $75.00 (actually $100.00) per round. The course was in good shape and was a nice layout but I will never come back and will advise anybody I know to stay away as well.

Disney I am sure does not care but they have lost my business and I would warn others to look elsewhere.

P.S.
I played Championsgate on Saturday and was thoroughly impressed by the course and staff

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 08/07/2019

Thank you for your recent review of our facilities and your experience playing at Walt Disney World's Lake Buena Vista golf course.

We hope that you will change your mind, and will play our wonderful courses again in time to come, so we can exceed your expectations upon your next visit to Orlando.
If you would like to further discuss what you encountered during your visit with our management staff, please feel free to reach out to our Leadership by emailing disneygolfreservations@palmergolf.com so that we can help resolve your residual concerns.
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us!

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Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Disney golf

Staff was great, but it was hot (but what do you expect in FL late July?) Course was in excellent shape

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart

Good looking course

The course was great just aerated so the greens were bumpy. Difficult to putt on but otherwise the course was in great shape. You need to keep the ball in the middle of the fairway on the short grass otherwise some of the grass on the fringe was difficult to hit the ball. The pro shop wants to charge non residents more to play. I thought that was unfair.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Best Disney course

You’d think disney world would have the best courses in Florida but they don’t. Still probably one of the best courses in the area. Obviously you pay for the Disney name but it was fun. Good layout and the greens rolled quick and true.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Good Layout, fun course

Let me start by saying this was the first time I have played this course, even though I have played the other Disney courses a handful of times each. The staff was very friendly and helpful checking in, on the course, and after the round. The putting/chipping green near the first tee was very large but only had 5 holes cut. Would potentially like to see more holes or even the golf ball sized training holes cut here to provide more dynamic looks before the round. The layout of the course is nice. Definitely, have to be accurate and keep the ball in play. Only a few holes allow for mistakes with water and trees coming into play on almost every driving hole. The greens were challenging to read and quite quick if not in the correct locations. The only critic and warning I have about the course would be that due to the nature of its location, between several Disney resorts. Depending on the time of the day, you can have some loud background noise or delays for transportation boats passing on some of the holes. Overall this is a good course, but as a local, I might steer clear as it has the feel of a typical resort course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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