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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 72
Length 7215 yards
Slope 140
Rating 75.8

Course Details

Year Built 1986
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tom Fazio (1986) Andy Banfield Dennis Wise (1986)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required

Reviews

5.0
7 Reviews (7)
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Handicap 15-19
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5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Best course in Orlando...

The title of this piece says it all. This is the best golf course in Orlando and I don't think it's particularly close.

The layout is terrific, it's groomed to perfection and it's just a great, great overall golf experience. The par 3 holes have a great variety, as do the 4s and 5s.

It's impossible not to enjoy the whole round. Simply impossible.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Great for the pros and a cool experience for the rest of us

Lake Nona is one of those private clubs spoken of in hushed tones by much of the pro golf-loving public because it's the home club for a bunch of Tour pros, including Henrik Stenson, Ian Poulter and Graeme McDowell (whose Nona Blue restaurant is just a couple minutes away). The course really impressed me, as it's nominally a Tom Fazio design, but it also received heavy influence from Mike Strantz. Strantz's bold contouring and distinctive bunkering style is evident throughout the course, giving Lake Nona a distinctive feel. If you get the chance, play here.

Conditions Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

Outstanding golf facility

Best golf course in central Florida and I'm including Isleworth and Bah Hill in that statement.
It's a faultless golf course, in amazing conditioning especially the greens at this time of year.
practice facility is amazing, clubhouse is superb and the 4 finishing holes are as good as anywhere.
If you had to have a downside it would be the fact that its a private club so really difficult to get on but if you can jump at the chance.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

If you ever get the chance.... do it!

Have always heard great things about Nona from various people and just the mystique of the who's who that lives/plays there. I had the opportunity to tag along with a member there and would go again in a heartbeat. Course has a great blend of score-able holes and very difficult holes. The greens are definitely on the quick side. All in all, had a great time and hope to go back soon.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

If the Opportunity Arises - Play Lake Nona

Lake Nona is known for lavish houses, celebrities, and oh yes... a golf course. One of the best in Central Florida, but not easy to get on. The course is always maintained well and has a wonderful range facility. The staff is extremely professional and service oriented. If you play the correct set of tee's the course is not overly challenging. There are scenic views of the lake and the greens are always in tip top condition. You might even see Lou Holtz running around the neighborhood as well.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

No Contest - Best course in Orlando

If you find yourself fortunate enough to get onto Lake Nona you will be walking into a golfer's paradise. The staff is extremely helpful and accommodating. The practice facility on the front and back ranges are world class for their elite membership and the professionals who call Nona home.

The day we played was with two members hosting us and you quickly get over the fact that you're surrounded by golfing royalty. Playing behind were a few tour professionals at least one of them a major champion.

The greens roll as if they were half grass / half glass and this was 2 months after they lost their greens to an infection. The pace of play is GO, as in, go hit your ball right now. A 3 hour 18 hole foursome isn't rare here, it's common.

This is a course that is worth the drive out past the airport. Admire the scenery as you pass through some of the most beautiful homes in Orlando.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Amazing Facility

This is a wonderful treat, from driving through the gates to finishing up on 18th, your jaw will continue to drop. The staff is very customer service oriented, the practice facility is the best in Florida, oh, and the is in amazing condition. The golf courses isn't too challenging, but there are a few risk reward holes that can make or break your round. THere is nothing like seeing all of the extraordinary houses lining most of the fairways as well.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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