Panther Lake Ranked Fourth and Crooked Cat Ranked Sixth
WINTER GARDEN, Fla., May 18, 2007 — The recently released "Zagat America’s Top Golf Courses 2007/08" edition ranked Orange County National’s Panther Lake Golf Course No. 4 and Crooked Cat Golf Course No. 6 in the state of Florida for Top-Rated Courses. Only three courses in the entire state of Florida were ranked higher than Panther Lake.
"Zagat is one of the most trusted guides for consumers, and it is an honor to receive such an outstanding rating," said Bruce Gerlander, General Manager, Orange County National. "Our goal is to provide our guests with a memorable experience when they play Orange County National, and we are constantly monitoring this throughout the facility. We are continually challenging ourselves to ensure that our guests experience superior course conditions, excellent amenities and world-class service every time they visit. The investments we make each year in capital improvements guarantees that our property is one of the best in the state."
In addition to being recognized as one of the top-rated golf courses in the state, Orange County National is also ranked among the best in the country in a number of categories, including: overall resort facility, pace of play, practice facility, putting course, pro shop and 19th hole, along with the special designation of hosting a PGA TOUR event, the Q-School tour qualifying tournament. Some of the comments noted by Zagat raters were: "a truly great course you could play every day," "all about golf," "real player’s paradise," "immaculately kept," and "tough links-style holes."
The Zagat Survey is the world’s leading provider of consumer survey-based leisure content. "America’s Top Golf Courses" contains ratings and reviews for 1,095 of the best golf courses across the country, based on the experiences of 6,000 avid golfers who have played more than a half a million rounds of golf in the last twelve months.
Orange County National will host the 2007 PGA Tour Qualifying School Finals November 28 – December 3, 2007.
Orange County National Golf Center and Lodge is a 45-hole Phil Ritson, Dave Harman and Isao Aoki designed golf complex located in the greater Orlando area. In addition to two championship golf courses, there is a 42-acre world-class practice facility and 9 hole short course, a 22,000 square foot clubhouse with a restaurant, lounge, meeting rooms and an award winning golf shop. On-site lodging and meeting space are also available. For more information on Orange County National Golf Center and Lodge call 888 727 3672 or visit www.ocngolf.com.
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