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Orange County National Golf Center

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Address: 16301 Phil Ritson Way, Winter Garden, FL 34787
Phone Number: +1 407-656-2626
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Crooked Cat does not have elevation changes

Hubby & I played the Crooked Cat, Nov 1, 2016 on the recommendation of others. We both play f/ the regular men's tees. It is very, very beautiful there. We were told that it has... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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128 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hubby & I played the Crooked Cat, Nov 1, 2016 on the recommendation of others. We both play f/ the regular men's tees. It is very, very beautiful there. We were told that it has many elevation changes, but it does not... not by our definition anyway. On hole #8 there were some mounds, but they were level f/ tee... More 

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Bloomington, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Arrived early (6:30) and course manager (Jerry) was the only person there. He went out of his way to get us started and we teed off at sunrise! The course was amazing! Great shape, several interesting and difficult holes and perfect greens! The course is not far from Disney and I'd recommend this course for serious golfers. I plan to... More 

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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

As this is a nice, well manicured golf course (Panther Lake), be prepared ... There is very little room around the greens. LOTS of sand, and when there is not sand, expect to see water. Takes a 'lob' approach; a long iron to the green that 'hits and runs' will be lost in the high rough around the green. Keep... More 

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Venice, Florida
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117 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

One good course (Crooked Cat), one great course (Panther Lake). Both in good shape and fun to play. They have cut back on some of the small amenities like a bottle water in the ice bucket and the service in the restaurant is a trifle slow ( I suspect it is the fault of the kitchen). We paid $45 for... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

I have been playing golf for less than a month. I've spent a lot of time at the driving range and playing the short, 9 hole course. The facility is great. It's in great condition. I lov it

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Omaha, Nebraska
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91 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

I played both Crooked Cat and Panther courses. These course play more like northern courses than most Florida courses in that you aren't hitting on "skinny fairway grass" all the time. They are very well maintained and not overcrowded. The pro shop is well stocked with all the popular brands and if it's related to golfing, it's there.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Orange National is a great course and definitely a place to play. I will never attempt to play there again. It shows how much a starter can ruin a pace of play. I had a tee time with my son and we were playing as a twosome. When we get to the tee box, the starter let two foursomes go... More 

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Fall River, Canada
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124 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

We love this course when we travel to Florida. Economical, easy to get to, the course is laid out well and the staff are great.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

This was a great facility. We played the Panther Lake course. Each hole was unique. The course was in great shape although the greens were not as fast as I expected. The pro shop was one of the nicer ones I have seen. The range was large. Probably the best public course I have played.

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Mississauga, Canada
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27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

We played two rounds at OCN last November. Both courses were overseeded for the winter. However conditions were still very good. Obviously carts were not permitted in the fairway. Crooked Cat is tighter and shorter. Panther Lake is more open but longer. The greens were firm but not too speedy. Services were excellent. The practice areas were second to none.... More 

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