Disney World Surrounds Rees Jones Design

By John Ingoldsby

Just three weeks to the day after Hurricane Irma hit Central Florida, the playing conditions at the Waldorf Astoria Golf Club were perfect.

Coming from up north to witness this remarkable recovery at the Rees Jones-designed championship course confirmed that visitors can rest assured that playing a round there is as good as it gets, given the setting combining two iconic brands, a Waldorf Astoria encircled by the Walt Disney World Resort.

Being just a well-struck hybrid from Epcot elevates the experience, which is a magical journey through an 18-hole 7,108-yard course featuring a challenging Par 72 layout with tons of bunkers surrounding often-elevated undulated greens, while of course featuring Florida’s trademark lakes throughout. More