Golf!

 

There are dozens of amazing golf courses in the Disney / Orlando area, all within a short distance of Windsor Hills Resort.

 

Other top area courses include:

        Mystic Dunes (right next door), rated the #2 course in Orlando! -

TIP!  Mystic Dunes offers a HUGE discount to guests staying at Windsor Hills!  The normal "rack rate" of $165 for a round and cart goes down to roughly $108!!  Stop by the Windsor Hills Resort clubhouse guest welcome center to get your discount card before heading over to the golf course!

        Disney Miniature Golf (for the less serious or younger golfers!)

   

Here's a link to a great golf site / guide I discovered on my last trip down:

        http://centralflorida.golfersguide.com

 

(Windsor Hills Resort is in Osceola County, Polk and Orange Counties are also nearby).   Distances from Windsor Hills Resort are listed per internet mapping, distances from the resort are shown below!

 

Windsor Hills Resort

2600 N. Old Lake Wilson Road

Kissimmee, FL  34747

 

  Type Yds./Reg. Distance Location Phone
Osceola County          
Mystic Dunes Golf Club Resort 7012-4665/71 0.8 miles Kissimmee (407) 311-1234
7900 Palms Pkwy, Kissimmee, FL  34747 - right next door to Windsor Hills, be sure to check in the Windsor Hills clubhouse for golf discount coupons.  - With its large undulating greens, reminiscent of Augusta National, elevation changes that require an emphasis on playing the contours, and par-4s that rival in length some of the longest seen in professional major championships, Mystic Dunes offers a unique take on Orlando golf.  Rated 4-stars by Golf Digest's "Best Places to Play" this 7012 yard par-71 design is a blend of both the Carolinas and the British Isles.  http://www.mysticdunesgolf.com -
Orange Lake Resort   2.5 miles Kissimmee (407) 239-1050
8505 W Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy Kissimmee, FL 34747 - http://www.golforangelake.com/tour_our_resort/orange_lake_golf.html - 2 18 hole courses and 2 9 hole courses
Celebration Golf Club Public 6792-5724/72 3.0 miles Celebration (407) 566-4653
701 Golf Park Dr., Celebration, FL 34747 - Rated 4.5 stars and in the top three in Central Florida for service and in the Top-200 for course conditioning by Golf Digest's "Best Places to Play" 2004-2007.  Designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr. and Jr., this 6792-yard par-72 championship-caliber course demands accurate approach shots and consistent putting.  Also home to the a wide variety of golf learning programs at The Golf Academyhttp://www.celebrationgolf.com
ChampionsGate Golf Club Resort 7363-5518/72 6.7 miles ChampionsGate (407) 787-4653
David Leadbetter Academy School     ChampionsGate (888) 633-LEAD
1400 Masters Blvd, ChampionsGate, FL  33837 - Home of 2 top courses, The International and The National, and host to the David Leadbetter Golf Academy, this resort was rated one of the Top 100 Golf Resorts in the World by Conde Nast Magazine 2006.  ChampionsGate Golf Resort, an unmatched facility for world-class golf, offers 36 holes designed by golf legend Greg Norman and is the World Headquarters of David Leadbetter Golf Academy.  http://www.championsgategolf.com
Falcon's Fire Golf Club Resort 6901-5417/72 6.7 miles Kissimmee (407) 239-5445
3200 Seralago Blvd, Kissimmee, FL  34746 - Falcon's Fire is recognized both regionally and nationally as one of the finest golf courses in Orlando.  The Rees Jones Signature-designed championship golf course and the spacious clubhouse offers guests the highest in service excellence and amenities, from dining at the Falcon's Nest to perusing the latest technology, equipment, and apparel at the award-winning golf shop.  All guests enjoy complimentary valet parking, club cleaning and golf carts equipped with GPS navigation.  http://www.falconsfire.com 
Kissimmee Golf Club Semi-Private 6537-5026/72 13.3 miles Kissimmee (407) 847-2816
3103 Florida Coach Drive, Kissimmee, FL  34741 - Kissimmee Golf Club has long been a favorite for locals and visitors seeking quality, enjoyable golf at a reasonable rate.  The best golfing value in the area!   Home of Tee to Green Golf School.  http://www.kissgolfclub.com
Kissimmee Oaks Semi-Private   14.8 miles Kissimmee (407) 933-4055
Osceola Golf Club Semi-Private   18.6 miles Kissimmee (407) 348-4915
Kissimmee Bay CC Semi-Private 6846-5171/71 19.1 miles Kissimmee (407) 348-4653
2801 Kissimmee Bay Blvd, Kissimmee, FL  34744 - Combining the natural beauty of a lakeside environment nestled around century-old oaks, lush vegetation, and abundant wildlife, this course is also home to the Langley Golf Museum.  Located 20 minutes from WDW and 1 mile from it's sister course, Remington Golf Club - open to the public.   http://www.kissimmeebaycc.com
Remington Golf Club Public 7111-5178/72 19.5 miles Kissimmee (407) 344-4004
2995 Remington Blvd, Kissimmee, FL  34744 - Voted "Best New Course" when it opened in 1996, it also received the Osceola County Reader's Choice Award in 2006.  Located just a mile from it's sister club, Kissimmee Bay CC, it holds a 4-star rating from Golf Digest's Best Places to Play.  Remington has become a central Florida favorite with it's All-You Can Practice, Play, and Eat Golf Experience!  It's known for having the finest hand conditioned greens in the area, and is 20 minutes from Walt Disney World.  http://www.remington-gc.com
Royal St. Cloud Golf Club Public 7111-5531/72 28 miles St. Cloud (407) 891-7010
5310 Michigan Ave, St. Cloud, FL  34772 - #1 Links Course in Orlando area rated by Buick Style Review magazine.  It has an authentic design where every hole transports you to the legendary courses of the British Isles.  This must-play course has hosted the British Junior Amateur championships every year since 2004.  http://www.royalstcloudgolflinks.com
Harmony Golf Preserve Public 7428-5410/72 32.7 miles Harmony (407) 891-8525
7252 Five Oaks Drive, Harmony, FL  34773 - Harmony Golf Preserve is a unique, Johnny Miller designed signature course, that is also designated as a "preserve" incorporating existing wetlands and wildlife.  It has a 4.5 star rating from Golf Digest as one of the best places to play in Florida.  http://www.harmonygolfpreserve.com
Reunion Resort Resort   5.1 miles Davenport (407) 390-9665
1000 Reunion Way Reunion, FL 34747 - http://www.reunionresort.com/  - 3 championship courses, you can only play Reunion if you stay there, or know a member / owner.

 

  Type Yds./Reg. Distance Location Phone
Orange County          
Walt Disney Courses Resort     Orlando (407) 939-7746
  1. Osprey Ridge
  2. Lake Buena Vista
  3. Palm
  4. Magnolia
  5. Oak Trail (9 hole)
   
  1. 6.5 mi
  2. 7.9 mi
  3. 7.8 mi
  4. 7.8 mi
  5. 8.9 mi
   
Disney Golf Link - 5 Championship Courses! -  Osprey Ridge, Lake Buena Vista, Palm, Magnolia, Oak Trail
Hawk's Landing Resort 6602/4746/71 7.7 miles Orlando (407) 238-8660
World Center Drive, Orlando, FL  32821
Grande Pines Golf Club Resort 7012-5418/72 9.4 miles Orlando (407) 239-6909
6351 International Golf Club Road, Orlando, FL  32821; 1.5 miles south of SeaWorld
Shingle Creek GC Resort 7213-5081/72 13.3 miles Orlando (407) 996-9933
9939 Universal Blvd., Orlando, FL  32819; 1/2 mile east of Orlando Convention Center
Stoneybrook West GC Semi-Private 7101-3560/72 16.9 miles Winter Garden (407) 877-8533
15501 Towne Commons Blvd., Winter Garden, FL  34787
MetroWest CC Semi-Private 7051-5325/72 18.9 miles Orlando (407) 299-1099
2100 S. Hiawassee Road, Orlando, FL  32811
Eagle Creek Golf Club Public 7198-5929/73 27.15 miles Orlando (407) 273-4653
14409 Narcoossee Rd., Orlando, FL  32827 -
Zellwood Station Semi-Private 6473-4462/72 27.1 miles Zellwood (407) 886-3303
2126 Spillman Drive, Zellwood, FL  32798
Stoneybrook East GC Semi-Private 6827-4804/72 36.2 miles Orlando (407) 384-6888
2900 N. Hampton Ave., Orlando, FL  32828

 

  Type Yds./Reg. Distance Location Phone
Polk County          
Highlands Reserve GC Public 6673-4875/72 9.8 miles Davenport (863) 420-1724
500 Highlands Reserve Blvd, Davenport, FL  33837 - http://www.highlandsreserve-golf.com - Combine one of the best layouts with 120-foot elevation changes and superb customer service and you'll understand why golfers from all over the world have put Highlands Reserve at the top of their "must-play" list of Orlando golf courses.  It is located on US Hwy 27 just south of US-192.
Providence Semi-Private 6950-5110/72 10.8 miles Davenport (863) 420-2652
1518 Clubhouse Blvd, Davenport, FL  33837 - http://www.providence-golf.com - Central Florida's newest golf club opened its doors in August 2007 to enthusiastic golfers.  This 18-hole Mike Dasher designed course will test the physical and mental skills of your game.  Located on Hwy 17/92 neighboring ChampionsGate and Reunion Resort, the addition of Providence will add to an area known for its famous golf courses. 
Ridgewood Lakes Golf & CC Semi-Private 7016-5217/72 12.7 miles Davenport (863) 424-8688
200 Eagle Ridge Dr., Davenport, FL  33837 - http://www.ridgewoodlakesgolf.com - Currently the only Central Florida course featureing the fantastic Champions Turf greens, the golf course is truly a complete Florida tropical paradise.  The entire golf course was renovated this year - new greens, new greenside bunkers, all tees leveled, and thick landscaping throughout.  Located 2.5 miles south of I-4 on US27.
Southern Dunes Golf & CC Semi-Private 7227-5633/72 17.0 miles Haines City (800) 632-6400
2888 Southern Dunes Blvd, Haines City, FL  33844 - http://www.southerndunes.com - Ranked #6 in Florida by Golf Digest.   Located 20 minutes south of the Disney area.
Stonegate Golf Club at Solivita/Oaks Semi-Private 7011-5285/72 22.2 miles Poinciana (407) 622-6660
Stonegate Golf Club / Cypress Semi-Private 6760-4822/72     (863) 427-5150
404 Village Dr., Poinciana, FL  34759 - http://www.solivita.com - Located just 20 minutes south of the Disney area, Stonegate is a 36-hole combination that will provide challenges for residents and visitors.  The Cypress is visually tighter and more challenging than it's sister course, The Oaks. 
Diamondback GC Semi-Private 6805-6359/72 24.7 miles Haines City (863) 421-0437
6501 SR 544E, Haines City, FL  33844 - http://www.diamondbackgc.net - Recently awarded 4 stars by Golf Digest's "Places to Play", this is another of Joe Lee's great Florida layouts, locaed about 30 minutes west of Walt Disney World. 
The Golf Club at Bridgewater Public 7193-5245/72 35.0 miles Lakeland (863) 468-2300
6200 Highway 33, Lakeland, FL  33805 - http://www.golfbridgewater.com - The course at the Golf Club at Bridgewater is another amazing design by architect Steve Smyers.  Bridgewater had its Grand Opening in September 2007.