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Palm Golf Course
course is a challenging one, with narrow greens,
plenty of water
hazards and sand
Size of course: 6,461 yards from the
What is the cost:
Resort Guests; $75-120
Day Visitor; $80-125
Twilight Special: $39-69
Does the cost include a golf cart: yes
Misc: The golf course has two driving
green, locker rooms, and a
beverage cart on
the course. The Pro Shop carries golf
Reservations: Resort guest can make a
reservation up to
sixty days in advance.
may reserve up to thirty days ahead.
Call WDW Golf (407-
939-4653) or visit
Where is it: The Magnolia Golf Course is
located in the
Magic Kingdom Resorts
Parking: There is free parking near the
Pro Shop for Walt
Disney World resort guests
are charged about $5 to enter and park
in this area).
service to and from the golf course is
available to resort
What resorts are near by: Shades of
Facts and Figures about the Palm Course:
Course opened in 1971
Par is 72
Course record: 61 (Mark Lye)
Length ranges from 6,957 (pro yardage) to 5,311 (forward
tees); men's yardage: 6,461
Course rating from the men's tees is 71.6
Slope index from the men's tees is 130
Water figures in the design of nine holes
Greens are TifEagle
Fairways are Tifway 419
Palm is one of three Walt Disney World courses designed by
Joe Lee; others: Lake Buena Vista and Magnolia.
The Palm course shares clubhouse facilities -- including a
pro shop and locker rooms -- with the Magnolia course.
Among the prestigious events that have called the course "home": the PGA
TOUR fall Classic (1972- ) -- currently the FUNAI Classic at Walt Disney
World Resort; the Bryant Gumbel/Walt Disney World Celebrity Tournament
benefiting the United Negro College Fund (1989-91); and the AJGA/Polo Golf
Junior Classic (1995- ).
Palm No. 18 has ranked among the toughest 50 holes on the PGA TOUR eight
times since 1983.
Palm is part of a 99-hole Walt Disney World golf resort complex honored as
one of America's Gold Medal Resorts by Golf Magazine (2002 biennial survey).
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