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Marriott Golf Academy

Address: 12001 Avenida Verde, Marriott's Grande Vista, Orlando, FL 32821 (Formerly Faldo Golf Institute)
Phone Number: 1-888-463-2536
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Ranked #59 of 236 Activities in Orlando
Type: Golf Courses, Sports Camps/ Clinics, Sports
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Owner description: From multi-day golf schools to one hour private instruction, The Marriott Golf Academy offers the ultimate learning environment with a specialized curriculum.. From low-handicap golfers to newcomers to the game, the Academy offers programs segmented to match each player's skill level, speaking to the needs of elite players looking to refine their games, advanced players looking to enhance their skills, core players looking to develop consistency, and new players simply looking to discover their game.

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Centreville, VA
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

After a couple years of hacking the links I took the 3 day course with my instructor Dave. Dave and the other instructors have been there for many years and were part of the Faldo school that predated the Marriott School. There were 3 in my group/class (max is usually 4.) Instructor conduced a thorough swing analysis and provided excellent... More

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Norfolk, Virginia
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170 reviews 170 reviews
35 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We played Grande Vista today and had a great time. This is a very attractive short course all 3 and 4's. We were able to play 18 in 3 hours. There is lots of water. They offer great services at this facility. The staff were excellent.

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Yorba Linda, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Great executive course designed for practicing many types of shots. Fairways and greens are in excellent condition (May, 2014) and with the exception of the driving range, the practice greens and bunkers are great. The pro-shop staff have been a great help and you can rent Taylor Made golf clubs for the week for just $41.00! Great deal! The only... More

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219 reviews 219 reviews
32 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

My son and I enrolled in the golf school here and it has been very helpful to our games. The teachers are excellent at teaching you how to play golf. David Graham worked with us and I highly recommend him to anyone who wants to improve their golf game. The practice facilities are kept in top-notch shape and they have... More

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Waterloo, Canada
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77 reviews 77 reviews
16 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

Spent over 3 weeks at the resort and played this 9-hole course on numerous occasions. The course is in pristine condition but the incredible aspect is the level of service provided by the staff. Every staff person I met including the Director Andrew Mitchell, the Head Pro Don Moyer, the pro shop staff, starters and maintenance staff makes you feel... More

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Hillsdale, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

The course offers beautiful fairways of winter tiff. As golfers know that is especially nicer to play over bermuda grass commonly found in Orlando during the winter months. In addition the course is very well maintained and the staff is most cordial. There are water stations at several tees. The course is moderate to easy. The surrounding Marriott resort dosen't... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

If you want to play a relaxed round of golf with your friends, go to this course. We palyed around noon, it is not too busy, the morning players have finished and the afternoon ones come later.

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Lexington, KY
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67 reviews 67 reviews
48 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012 via mobile

While I was busy in a work course for the weekend, my husband participated in a weekend instructional course with morning semi-private instruction and afternoon golfing. He played both the 9 and 18-hole courses loving both of them for the beauty and quality of the courses. The instruction helped his game.

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Melbourne, Florida
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

I had the opportunity to play the 9-hole golf course that's part of the Faldo Golf Institute and I was pleasantly surprised with the facilities. Although I didn't utilize the driving range, pitching greens, or putting greens, they appeared to be as well-maintained and manicured as the golf course. The course consisted of Par 3 and 4 holes, with just... More

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Denver, Colorado
19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2011

My wife and I were staying at the Marriott Grand Vista Resort, and we decided to sign up for a clinic and play the course during their afternoon special. Our instructor taught us about using the wedge and was very helpful. We used his coaching tips while playing the course in the afternoon, and we played well. The staff was... More

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