A GOLF RESORT LIKE NO OTHER
Golfer’s can expect to have their golfing
experience exceeded when they visit the PGA
National Resort and Spa. Nestled in a state
that is known for its golf courses, the PGA
National Resort is located in Palm Beach Gardens,
Florida standing out as one of the premier golfing
The resort can not only boast at having the
PGA of America located on property, but also
at having being host to both the Honda Classic
and the Ryder Cup. Arguably so, since this resort
is home to five tournament-level championship
courses including signature courses by Arnold
Palmer and Jack Nicklaus. You have your choice
between playing on The Haig, The Champion, The
Squire, “he Palmer, or The Estate. Each
course is designed to put the best golfers to
For the bravest golfer, play the Champion.
Designed in 1981 by Tom Fazio and redesigned
by Jack Nicklaus in 1990, this course will definitely
pose a challenge to any golfer. Stretching over
7,022 yards and including 107 sand bunkers with
16 of the 18 holes having water hazards, you
will want to choose your club wisely before
teeing off on each hole. And, just when you
thought the course could not get any more difficult,
you enter “The Bear Trap”. The 15th,
16th and 17th holes are said to be some of the
most difficult in the sport. Filled with deep
bunkers and water you will find yourself holding
your breath before and after you take your shot.
For the golfers who prefer to relax and enjoy
their surroundings more leisurely, try the Palmer
course. Its unique foliage design will leave
you captivated, and the fairways are very forgiving.
Which ever course you choose you are sure to
have a wonderful experience. If you seek to
upgrade your skills, one of the resorts professional
golf instructors will gladly and patiently give
you one-on-one help.
After your round, enjoy lunch at the resort’s
European style spa. The 40,000 sq. ft. of space
includes an outdoor healing mineral pool with
salts imported from around the globe. Your body
will be left feeling smooth and rejuvenated.
Onsite at the Racquet Club you can participate
in yoga or pilates classes, play indoor racquet
ball, outdoor tennis or sweat it out in the
weight room with a personal trainer. To take
the stress off the body, try the water aerobics
class that they offer.
To wind down you can retire to one of the 339
newly renovated guestrooms, later have a drink
at the lobby bar and contemplate having dinner
at one of the seven restaurants available onsite.
Once you experience the PGA Resort, you’ll
wonder why should you ever golf anywhere else.
Contact: PGA National Resort & Spa at www.pgaresort.com;
(877) PGA.NATL (877-742-6285).