Do Not Feed Wild Animals

I picked up this fantastic, little, notebook-style golf course description booklet at the Lake Buena Vista Pro Shop. I am not a golfer, by any means, but I can’t pass up any ephemera about the Walt Disney World Resort.

The booklet a simple 10 pages with a map of the entire course and a description and map of each hole on the succeeding pages. Disney describes the natural layout of each tee and special attributes, such as natural waterways and wildlife areas. Also included are tips for the novice golfer.

Audubon Intemational has certified Disney’s Lake Buena Vista Course as an Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary. This certification recognizes the efforts we have made in environmental stewardship through participation in the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses. Under this program, we continually strive toward best management practices in environmental planning: wildlife and habitat management; chemical use reduction and safety; water conservation; water quality management; and outreach and education.


  • Water Hazards Defîned by Yellow Stakes.

  • Lateral Hazards Defined bg Red Stakes.

  • Out of Bounds Defined bg White Stakes and inside edge of paved roads.

  • Nonmetal Spikes Required. 

  • Rake Bankers.

  • Keep Carts on Path Near Tees and Greens.

  • Proper Golf Attire Required.

  • No Private Coolers. 

  • Do Not Feed Wild Animals. 

When Using This Book: Sprinkler heads are measured to the center of the green and are indicated throughout with a black dot ( ). Distances to hazards are measured from the back cut of the numbered tee box to the indicated point.

Walt Disney World Resort has a rich reputation for creating magical experiences for all guests and their gold facilities are no exception. The Walt Disney World Resort has received GOLF MAGAZINE’S prestigious Gold Medal award as one of America’s Best Golf Course Resorts.

Each hole is an immaculate masterpiece distinguished by lush green fairways and tournament-ready putting surfaces framed with magnificent pines, magnolias, palms and waterways.

Osprey Ridge, designed by Tom Fazio, offers rolling fairways among majestic pines and pristine wilderness among the dunes.

Disney’s Magnolia and Disney’s Palm, host to PGA TOUR’s Disney Golf Classic since 1971, were desiqned by renowned architect Joe Lee. The feature beautiful Florida woodlands and stately Magnolia trees.

Another one of Joe Lee‘s designs is Disney’s Lake Buena Vista, which winds through pastel villas and flowing canals. 

For a quick nine, try Oak Trail, a picturesque nine-hole, par 36 walking course along nature trails, which is ideal for golfers of all ages.

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