The Squire



PGA National Resort & Spa offers the highest quality golf experience and is a mecca for players and fans alike. Host of the Honda Classic an official PGA TOUR event, PGA National has a distinguished history of tournament play - including the 1983 Ryder Cup, the 1987 PGA Championship, and nearly two decades of PGA Seniors' Championships. As our guest, you are invited to walk in the shadow of legends. Test your skills on five spectacular, tournament-ready courses designed by Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Tom Fazio and George Fazio, and Karl Litten. A diverse array of layouts awaits, from the "emerald" greens at The Squire to the forgiving fairways of The Haig, to The Palmer's undulation and eye catching ground cochina hazards. And of course a golf vacation at PGA National is not complete without a trip through The "Bear Trap" - the legendary 15th, 16th, and 17th holes at The Champion - considered by many as the toughest three hole stretch in golf.

Click here to see Jack Nicklaus' comments on the design of The Bear Trap.


The Champion

The Estates

The Haig

The Palmer

The Squire


The SquireNamed after the immortal Gene Sarazen, the  first golfer ever to win the professional Grand Slam, "the thinking man's  course" is the ultimate test of accuracy and precision. Designed by Tom and George Fazio, the Squire is the shortest and the most exacting of the courses at PGA  National Resort & Spa. Accuracy with fairway woods and long irons is tested  on many tees and the new smaller "Emerald Bermuda" greens demand  precise approach shots. Several doglegs provide a risk reward opportunity for  any longer hitter as well. The Squire is surrounded by natural environmental  areas and teeming with native vegetation, which attracts an abundance of  wildlife. The 5th hole even runs along part of the wilderness preserve, which  borders the west side of the PGA National community.

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PAR: 72

Tee Gender Yardage Par Rating Slope
Blue Mens 6465 72 71.9 138
White Mens 6000 72 69.6 129
Green Mens 5435 72 67.0 119
White Ladies 6000 72 75.6 145
Green Ladies 5435 72 71.9 131
Red Ladies 4975 72 69.1 122


  • Designer: Tom & George Fazio
  • Course Opened: October 30, 1981
  • Most Challenging Hole: No. 8
  • Most Scenic Hole: No. 5
  • Total Number of Sand Bunkers: 63
  • Number of Water Hazards: 17 out of 18 holes
  • Acreage of Course: 105
  • Average Size of Greens: 6,300 sq. ft.


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