The Walt Disney World golf courses are located in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, about a half-hour southwest of Orlando and a short drive from Walt Disney World Resort. Golf Digest recognizes Disney's Osprey Ridge Golf Course as one of the best in Florida, rating it 4.5 stars. A Certified Audubon Cooperative Wildlife Sanctuary, the surrounding vegetation and wetlands serve as a breathtaking backdrop to a championship course that blends all the majesty of nature with the superb design by Tom Fazio. Operated by Arnold Palmer Golf Management, this sweeping 18-hole course is arguably one of the most tranquil locales in all of Walt Disney World Resort. In addition to 9 water holes and over 70 bunkers, it boasts 7,039 yards from the longest tees for a par of 72—making Disney's Osprey Ridge Golf Course suitable for serious and recreational golfers who seek a challenge.