Lake Nona Golf & Country Club

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Lake Nona Golf & Country Club
Lake Nona Golf & Country Club.jpg
Club information
Coordinates28°24′53″N 81°15′44″W / 28.414753°N 81.262172°W / 28.414753; -81.262172Coordinates: 28°24′53″N 81°15′44″W / 28.414753°N 81.262172°W / 28.414753; -81.262172
LocationOrlando, Florida, U.S.
Established1986
TypePrivate
Total holes18
Tournaments hostedTavistock Cup, Solheim Cup
Websitewww.lakenona.club
Designed byTom Fazio[1]

Lake Nona Golf & Country Club is a private residential golf club community in southeast Orlando, Florida.[2] The 600-acre (2.4 km2) community features an 18-hole championship golf course designed by Tom Fazio. Set amidst freshwater lakes and oak, pine and cypress trees, Lake Nona Golf & Country Club offers a range of residences, including custom-built estate homes.

Golf course[edit]

Designed by Tom Fazio in 1986, Lake Nona was Fazio's first solo design. The head golf professional is Gregor Jamieson.

Hole Par Professional Yards Men's Yards Ladies Yards Sunley Yards
1 4 424 351 322 145
2 5 563 508 451 255
3 4 451 389 336 180
4 3 198 149 95 90
5 4 359 327 253 140
6 3 209 160 105 102
7 4 442 397 316 155
8 4 427 373 327 160
9 5 534 499 441 260
10 4 441 403 367 160
11 5 582 517 424 240
12 4 418 392 342 180
13 3 157 145 122 83
14 4 318 294 253 140
15 5 578 514 441 275
16 4 461 393 360 190
17 3 198 162 123 120
18 4 440 393 311 175

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Tournaments hosted[edit]

Lake Nona has hosted a variety of professional and amateur golf tournaments including:[4]

  • Inaugural Solheim Cup: 1990[5]
  • World Cup of Golf: 1993
  • U.S. Open Qualifier (Men): 1993, 2003, 2009
  • U.S. Open Qualifier (Ladies): 1993
  • PGA TOUR-sanctioned Tavistock Cup: 2004, 2007, 2009, 2012
  • Florida State Amateur: 1989 1999
  • U.S. Southern Amateur (Men): 1994, 2008
  • U.S. Southern Amateur (Ladies): 1995
  • USGA Centennial Men's State Team Tournament: 1995
  • Florida Women's State Amateur Championship: 1996
  • USGA Senior Amateur Championship: 2010
  • Tavistock Collegiate Invitational: 2014[6]

Notable residents[edit]

Residents, past and present, include Annika Sörenstam, Graeme McDowell, Víctor Martínez,[7] Nick Faldo, David Leadbetter, Ernie Els, Lou Holtz,[8] Ian Poulter, Justin Rose, Henrik Stenson,[9] Charles Woodson, Gary Woodland, Ben An, Tyrrell Hatton and Lydia Ko. The club was founded by John "Sunshine" Sunley, a British property developer.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-02-08. Retrieved 2015-01-06.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Cheryl Markosky and Peter Swain (February 2, 2008). "Lake Nona golf: Out of the rough, into the smooth". The Daily Telegraph.
  3. ^ Winmore, Findsome &. "Golf | Lake Nona Golf & Country Club". www.lakenona.club.
  4. ^ "Lake Nona Life - Volume III". Issuu.
  5. ^ Winmore, Findsome &. "Real Estate | Lake Nona Golf & Country Club". www.lakenona.club.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2015-01-07.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ Candelaria, Michael (February 28, 2016). "Lake Nona residents redefine work and play in Central Florida". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved September 15, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ Nevius, C. W. (July 14, 1997). "Home to the stars an influx of golf greats and celebrity jocks has made Orlando the best address in sports". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved September 15, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Neighbours in Florida but competitors in Race to Dubai". The National. Agence France-Presse. November 5, 2013. Retrieved September 15, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)