Arnold Palmer, The Designer
Few people know the game like Arnold Palmer. He is a champion's champion, a legendary competitor who has played and mastered the greatest courses in the world. At Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club, Palmer has drawn on all of this formidable experience to create an eighteen-hole masterpiece. Entire greensites, fairway landings and tee boxes were lifted to create the uphill and downhill movement which adds excitement to his exquisite barrier island setting. Water comes into play on several holes, further enhancing the beauty and challenge of the design. The course is a rare treasure.