Course: Grand Pines GolfLocation: OrlandoCourse Designer: Steve Smyers – Nick FaldoEstablished: 1986Par: 72 – four par 3´s, ten par 4´s, four par 5´sSignature hole: 2Grande Pines was rated by Golfweek as one of the Top 100 America’s Best Resort Courses. Famous course architect Steve Smyers designed this Orlando course in partnership with Nick Faldo, a 6-time major winner. Smyers designed every hole to be a tactical challenge giving a test of each golfer’s strategic senses. Situated among water, tall pine, oak, and palm trees, Grande Pines fits in well with the native vegetation and wetlands. The golf course is committed environmentally, as shown by their membership in the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses. Grande Pines Golf Club is located off International Drive in Orlando, next to Marriott’s Grande Vista Resort, and close to the Disney and other Orlando attractions. Fine restaurants and the Orlando Convention Center are also nearby. discovered.