The Country Club of Orlando is one of the largest and oldest Country Clubs in the state of Florida.
The physical Club encompasses 166 1/3 acres and includes twelve tennis courts, an 18-hole Donald Ross designed golf course, a junior-Olympic sized swimming pool, a fully equipped wellness and fitness center, snack bars, and a main clubhouse with unique dining facilities, banquet venues, and meeting rooms. Our family-oriented Club strives to provide the highest level of service and professionalism.
The Country Club of Orlando was chartered in November 1911. At this time, the City of Orlando was eager to attract northern tourists, and the Club – which had already opened a nine-hole golf course, was seen as a tremendous asset to the city in this regard. The first clubhouse, a typical “old Florida” building with wide verandahs, was opened in May of 1912. The clubhouse quickly became a social center, not only for golf, but also for dances, card parties, and community entertainment of all kinds.
In 1935, the Club’s corporate structure was reorganized, and the name was changed to The Country Club of Orlando, which has remained to the present day. During World War II, the Club experienced many difficulties – a drop in membership, along with shortages of labor, food and supplies – and only superb leadership by Club President, Holman R. Cloud, along with many donations from members, kept the Club afloat. In January 1956, a new, contemporary-style facility, costing some $400,000 was opened. The Orlando Sentinel termed the building “a dream come true for club members.” The new clubhouse debuted in May of 2000 with a Gala Opening Ball, and in 2017 the Foyer, Living Room, Ballroom, and Bridge Room underwent a renovation as well.
Major golf course renovations took place in 1960, 1976, and 1990. Most recently, beginning on April 1, 2017, a complete renovation of the golf course began. The goal of the renovation was to return the course to it's original Donald Ross concept. The new course reopened on December 1, 2017 and has truly achieved the design goal that was set out.
1601 Country Club Drive
Orlando, FL 32804
For Membership Information, please contact Brenda Clayton, Membership Director at (407) 581-5116 or complete and click here to fill out and submit a form.
The Country Club of Orlando is one of the oldest and largest country clubs in the state of Florida. Every member, their families, and their guests receive the finest of courteous and efficient services. The Club encompasses 166 1/3 acres, includes twelve (12) tennis courts, an 18-hole Donald Ross designed golf course, a Jr. Olympic size pool, a fully equipped wellness & fitness center, and three dining venues which include our newly renovated First Class Clubhouse dining facilities.
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Members and their guests are required to place their cellphones on vibrate when entering the Clubhouse. Voice use of any electronic device in any public area is prohibited. Public areas include the entire Clubhouse, Halfway House, Pool Grill and Fitness Center. All calls should be taken or returned outside the facilities.
Clubhouse Dress Code:
For the benefit and enjoyment of all members and guests, the Club has established a dress code. Unless a distinct dress code is presented for a specific club function, the following dress code will apply:
Coats are not required in the main Clubhouse
Appropriate casual tennis or golf attire is permitted throughout the facility and main Clubhouse
Attire for private functions, special dining events, and in the dining room shall be appropriate to the occasion
Bathing attire is not permitted anywhere in the main Clubhouse
Gentlemen are expected to remove their hats and caps in the dining rooms and lounges
Dress denim is permitted throughout all facilities and in the Clubhouse. Faded, torn, or tattered jeans, cut-offs, excessively baggy clothing, and "grunge" attire in not permitted
Golf Dress Code:
The Rules of Golf as approved by the United States Golf Association, including the section on etiquette, apply to our golf facility. In addition, all members and their guests are expected to conduct themselves in a gentlemanly or ladylike fashion and to dress and act accordingly.
Appropriate golf wear must be worn on the golf course at all times, whether playing golf or not.
Members are responsible for the attire of their children and their guests.
Tennis skirts, tennis shorts, jogging shorts, short shorts, bathing suits, cut-offs, or any other shorts not classified as golf shorts are not permitted.
All golf related retail wear is permitted in “good taste”.
o Shirts, blouses, or sweaters must be worn at all times.
o All men's shirts must have collars and sleeves.
o All men’s shirts must be tucked in at all times.
o Caps must be worn with the brim forward and are not allowed inside the Clubhouse dining areas.
o Tee shirts are not permitted for adults and children 16 and older.
o Blue jeans, sweat pants, or “workout” type attire are not permitted.
o All players must wear golf shoes or may wear sneakers.
This dress code is mandatory for all players. Improperly dressed golfers will be asked to change before playing. If a player is in doubt concerning his or her attire they should check with the Golf Professional or his staff prior to playing. Changing into your golf shoes and/or golf attire is allowed in the locker room facilities only.
Tennis Dress Code:
All players must wear regulation tennis shoes when playing on any of the courts. No street, basketball, or any other type of non-tennis shoe will be allowed on the courts. Tennis players are expected to wear clothing specifically designed for tennis wear. Proper tennis etiquette is expected. Guests and their dependents should not engage in conduct that is destructive to the tennis facility or detracts from the enjoyment of members and other guests.
We look forward to seeing you at our Club. If you have any further questions prior to your arrival, please contact the Club directly at (407) 849-0990.