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Walt Disney World® Golf Completes Major Updates To Disney’s Magnolia Golf Course

Walt Disney World® Golf, operated by Arnold Palmer Golf Management, recently completed a major refurbishment to Disney’s Magnolia golf course as part of our commitment to a multi-year upgrade and modernization program for the Walt Disney World® golf courses.

This past summer and fall, Disney’s Magnolia golf course closed for several weeks and received substantial updates to all 18 holes and the surrounding grounds.

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The Claret Jug Pays A Visit To Walt Disney World® Golf

On January 16, 2016, golf’s most famous trophy, the Claret Jug, paid a visit to Walt Disney World® Golf, operated by Arnold Palmer Golf Management.

Mike Bender, golf coach for Zach Johnson, the 2015 Open Champion, visited Walt Disney World® Golf after a North Florida PGA meeting earlier in the week, to spend time with our staff and share the Claret Jug with us. Zach was playing in Hawaii, at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions and the Sony Open and left the Claret Jug with Mike to share with members at the recent NFPGA meeting.

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Walt Disney World® Golf Offers A Series Of Spring 2016 Junior Golf Camps

Walt Disney World® Golf, operated by Arnold Palmer Golf Management, is offering a series of one-day Junior Golf Camps in the spring of 2016. These camps will follow the format of our very successful Holiday Junior Golf Camps in December 2015.

The camps are for golfers, ages 7 to 17 and will focus on full swing, short game, putting and on-course instruction, led by our PGA of America Professionals.

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To Overseed Or Not To Overseed, That Is The Question!

What is “overseeding”?

Overseeding…A turf grass management practice in the southern part of the United States which occurs during the fall season, when the bermudagrass used for greens, tee boxes, fairways and roughs begins to go dormant and turns a shade of yellow/gold/brown during the cooler weather. These areas are overseeded with cold temperature tolerant ryegrass each year. This is typically done to allow the courses to stay aesthetically green for winter play.

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Participation In The Game Of Golf Is Growing Again!

The National Golf Foundation, the leading golf industry organization, recently released their latest annual report on the state of golf. The report for 2015 provides insights into the current trends in the game of golf and the golf industry.

For the first time since 2012, coming out of the recession and related impact factors, participation in the game, both in terms of the number of new golfers and the number of rounds played, have increased.

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Arnold Palmer Golf Management operates Walt Disney World® Golf courses in the true spirit of Arnold Palmer – with pride, consideration and honor. Our team works diligently to create great club and golf experiences for every member, and every guest, every day.