Tranquilo Golf Club at Four Seasons Resort Orlando Announces Enhancements, Transition to Exclusive Club
High-tech design further positions Tranquilo as one of Central Florida’s premier golf courses
Tranquilo Golf Club at Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort has received a full renovation of its driving range, making it one of the most comprehensive, state-of-the-art practice facilities in Central Florida. The new USD 2.5 million practice facility encompasses 16 acres (6.5 hectares), and its unique layout makes the facility ideal for a variety of skill levels. Effective February 1, 2018, Tranquilo Golf Club will be accessible exclusively to Resort guests staying at Four Seasons Resort Orlando, and to members of Tranquilo Golf Club.
“I am very excited to unveil this new offering at Tranquilo Golf Club,” says Eric Allain, Tranquilo’s General Manager. “Our new practice facility is amazing and multifaceted. We have the space to accommodate the serious player working on his game at one of our extended practice stations, or for the Resort guest wanting to hit some balls after a meeting. Our Putting Course is perfect for the local Family Golf member to spend some quality time with the kids before an early dinner at Plancha. We truly have something for everyone.”
The practice facility enhancements include:
- 400 yard double-ended driving range with a two-acre (.8 hectare) natural grass teeing area
- Chipping and pitching area totaling 14,000 square feet (1,300 square metres)
- 26,000 square-foot (2,400 square metre) 18 hole Putting Course and practice putting green
- Additional putting greens totaling 13,000 square feet (1,200 square metres)
- Driving range designed to play as a 6-hole Par 3 course
- Greenside and fairway practice bunker
- TrackMan launch monitor video swing analysis
The 18-hole Putting Course is offered for play to members and Resort guests, at select times, and is ideal for families. The area is fully lighted, making the space a wonderful venue for member gatherings and evening Resort functions. Groups can coordinate fun activities such as glow-in-the-dark golf and cocktail receptions on the greens followed by dinner at the adjacent Tranquilo Clubhouse, which includes the Cuban-themed Plancha restaurant and a spacious banquet room.
“We are thrilled to offer such a comprehensive practice facility,” says Director of Golf Instruction Rod Cook, noting that the new golf amenity is one of the largest in the region. “The areas were designed to be both functional and spacious. I am excited about the versatility that this space will provide our members and Resort guests for both private and group instruction.”
Allain adds, “Memberships are now available and we anticipate the local community to quickly acknowledge the value, quality and highly personalised service that our members will receive at Tranquilo Golf Club.”
About Tranquilo Golf Club
Originally built in 1992 and designed by Tom Fazio as Disney’s Osprey Ridge, Fazio Design was brought back to update and enhance the course for its launch as Tranquilo Golf Club in 2014. The course is a Par 71, with a yardage of 6,901 and four sets of tees to accommodate all skill level. Tranquilo Golf Club is certified by the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary program for golf. Guests of Tranquilo can enjoy the full-service clubhouse, featuring locker rooms and a Golf Shop stocked with a variety of high end retail offerings. Complimentary shoe shine and bag storage is also available at the clubhouse. Tranquilo offers custom Four Seasons golf carts that include a state-of-the-art GPS navigation system with two-way communication and coolers stocked with bottled water. Family play is encouraged and convenient, with the new Par 3 and 18 Hole Putting Courses areas offered at select times.