Orlando -Golf

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Looking for a place to play golf. Orlando is Mecca for Golfers. See why in this video.

    Female Speaker: With 176 golf courses, 23 golf academies and some of the worlds best golf weather, it's no wonder Orlando was recently named North American Golf Destination of the Year. Joe Angelino: The weather is amazing. This is such a great place for golf and there happen to be more than 50 golf professional, tour professionals around the world that live right here in Orlando. Female Speaker: Orlando is home for some of the finest golf in the world and most courses are convenient to the city's major attractions from top clubs and signature holes, to championship courses nested within some of areas most luxurious resorts. It's easy to find the course that matches your skill level and budget. Several courses have opened recently, designed by professionals like Greg Norman, David Harman, and Jack Nicklaus. They incorporate the region's natural beauty and are often nestled within deluxe resorts that offer package deals. Orlando is also a home to 23 top golf academies including several led by instructor's names among GolfDigest, 50 Greatest Teachers. Some include top rows David Leadbetter and Annika Sorenstam. Scott Wellington: Another reason I think Orlando and golf mix well is that certainly you have to think of the 176 courses in addition to that the amount of golf academies and teaching academies are also head quartered here. Female Speaker: Located on top caliber courses, Orlando's golf academies can help players at any level to sharpen their skills. For those preferring to leave their gear at home, Orlando's award winning Pro Shops are willing the lend a hand. All provide high quality rental clubs along with the latest golf fashions. Orlando is serious about golf. Many of the PGA's and LPGA's biggest stars regularly battle at major tournaments hosted in Orlando including the Arnold Palmer Invitational in March, the Children's Miracle Network Classic in November and the LPGA's Tournament Championship in December. Thanks to it's spectacular whether and critically acclaimed courses, golfers at all level will feel challenged and invigorated after a day on the links in Orlando. Male Speaker: If you never played golf, get to Orlando it's a great place to learn the game and play the game.