Reunion Resort & Golf Club striving to be “tournament ready” every day

Reunion Resort & Golf Club features courses designed by golf legends Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, and Tom Watson. It also offers 25,000 square feet of meeting and event space.
Reunion Resort & Golf Club features courses designed by golf legends Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, and Tom Watson. It also offers 25,000 square feet of meeting and event space.

ORLANDO, Fla. – Situated on more than 2,300 acres, Reunion Resort & Golf Club has been providing a premier golf experience in central Florida since 2005. It is the only resort in the world to feature three championship golf courses designed by golfing legends Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, and Tom Watson.

In addition to golf, Reunion Resort amenities include 25,000 square feet of meeting and event space, a mini-golf course, multiple tennis courts with pro shop, casual and fine dining venues, 10 community pools, and a five-acre waterpark.

Reunion’s director of golf and course maintenance, Scott Scamehorn, has implemented a new approach to course maintenance and care, ensuring the courses are “tournament-ready” every day.

“We’re concentrating our efforts down the center lines, while really working hard on perfecting the consistency in playing conditions,” said Scamehorn. “Our team really understands the big picture, works well together, and takes pride in the overall product and accomplishments.”

Having joined Reunion Resort in spring of 2020, Scamehorn and his team are focusing on the finer details of golf maintenance and course care. Scamehorn said the overall product has greatly improved by focusing on efficiency and productivity and managing all three courses as one.

“We’ve adjusting mowing frequency along with pest management and water conservation to improve daily course conditions. This matched with improving landscapes focused on sustainable and manageable plantings has greatly improved the overall look of the property,” he said.

“Scott’s done a great job getting our facilities ready for peak season,” said Anthony Carll, general manager of Reunion Resort. “I can honestly say the productivity and efficiency have greatly improved since he’s taken over, and our courses are in better shape than when the resort originally opened.”

Located about 30 minutes from the Orlando International Airport, Reunion Resort features 360 resort-style accommodations ranging from luxury multi-room villas to private three- to 13-bedroom vacation homes.

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