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A guide to Grand Pines Golf Club -at Walt Disney World Resorts.
The spectacular layout of Walt Disney World Resorts Lake Buena Vista Golf Course, designed by Course Architect Joe Lee, will certainly challenge even the expert golfer.
With fairways that wind around sparkling lakes, pines, and the pastel villas of Disney's Old Key West Resort near the Downtown Disney area this area features a country club atmosphere.
With Par Out of 36 and Par In of 36/37 - Par 72/73 this course offers (2) par 5's and (2) par 3's on the front side and (2/3) par 5's and (2) par 3's on the back side with the balance being all par 4's.
A wonderful feature of the Disney website is that one can take a virtual tour of the course right from their computer by following the link below:
By visiting this link one will get access to a number of great features such as:
Meandering fairways winding their way through beautiful villas, palmettos, pine forests, and sparkling lakes make Disney's Lake Buena Vista Golf Course beautiful layout. With a distinctive atmosphere, one can enjoy the pleasures of a traditional country-club course and life-style. While taking in views of a charming lighthouse, one can tee off next to boats navigating scenic canals. Rated a notable 4 stars by Golf Digest - Disney Lake Buena Vista Golf Course is a treasure to be enjoyed.
One of a hand full of courses that have hosted LPGA Tour, PGA Tour, and USGA events, Disney's Lake Buena Vista Golf Course features elevated bunkered greens putting a reward on accurate approach shots. You can also test your abilities and courage at the demanding 7th hole with its demanding island green.
A breakdown of yardages, course ratings, and slope ratings for the Lake Buena Vista Golf Course is as follows.
With the blue tees being 6,802 yards one will have a real challenge in front of them should they elect to play a round from the pro tees.
A brief look at the individual holes follows:
Hole #1 - Par 5 Hole #10 - Par 4
Hole #2 - Par 3 Hole #11 - Par 4/5
Hole #3 - Par 4 Hole #12 - Par 3
Hole #4 - Par 4 Hole #13 - Par 4
Hole #5 - Par 4 Hole #14 - Par 5
Hole #6 - Par 4 Hole #15 - Par 4
Hole #7 - Par 3 Hole #16 - Par 3
Hole #8 - Par 5 Hole #17 - Par 5
Hole #9 - Par 4 Hole #18 - Par 4
Common on the course between the tee boxes and the fairways are the transition areas that are prevalent throughout the course to maintain proper drainage and to help preserve the natural wetland areas for the local wildlife.
Clubhouse and the Pro Shop
On the grounds of Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa, you'll find Disney's Lake Buena Vista Clubhouse. You and your golfing party or family are welcome to unwind in this charming environment which makes light refreshments or full meals available to suit your fancy.
For some wonderful mementos or essential equipment, head to Disney's Osprey Ridge Pro Shop. You'll enjoy a quality selection of logo shirts, caps, and towels. The Lake Buena Vista location is just one of 3 pro shops that serve golfers throughout the Walt Disney World Golf Resort.
Grand Pines Golf Club Practice Facilities
Disney's Lake Buena Vista Golf Course provides an excellent practice facility for one to hone their golfing skills, warm-up before their round, or to work out a few kinks after your round. One can practice all aspects of the game with their complete offering of driving ranges, putting greens, and even practice bunkers. Offering 4 driving ranges and 4 putting greens throughout the Golf Resort you'll find a practice area nearby regardless of which course you are playing. One can also improve their skills by taking personalized golf instructions from one of the local PGA instructors.
Grand Pines Golf Club Green Fees
Rates vary depending on season and whether you are staying at one of the Disney Resorts or not. The maximum green fees for a Resort Guest is $89 and the maximum rate for a Day Guest is $104 for an 18 hole round. Two-round passes are also available at $140 and $180 respectively. Lower rates are available for later in the day. These rates include green fees, the use of a GPS-equipped electric golf cart, and a bucket of practice balls for practicing at the driving range.
Grand Pines Golf Club Course Book Tee Times
One can book tee times for themselves, a foursome, or a group by calling 407-239-6909 or visiting the Grand Pines website at: Book Tee Times Online
Grand Pines Golf Club Attire
Golf shoes with metal spikes are prohibited, but one can wear shoes with metal spike alternatives or tennis shoes. Proper attire is required on all of the Disney courses. Men's attire includes polo-style shirts with collars, turtlenecks or mock turtlenecks and slacks or Bermuda-length shorts. Women's attire includes polo-style shirts with collars, blouses without collars, and slacks, skirts, or Bermuda-length shorts.