ORLANDO, FL – Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club & Lodge has been selected as a finalist in the $1.6 Million-$4 Million project category for the 2009 Golf Inc. Magazine’s Renovation of the Year Competition.
The Bay Hill renovation was conducted under the experienced eye of Palmer himself and the Arnold Palmer Design Company.
Bay Hill is Palmer’s winter home, corporate office of the Arnold Palmer Design Company and host course of the PGA TOUR event the Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented by MasterCard, now in it’s 33rd year on TOUR.
During the tournament in March, many PGA TOUR players voiced rave reviews of the newly renovated course.
“I like what he (Palmer) did. I really like it.” said Davis Love III. “I think it’s a much more creative way to play golf. It’s a great style for the fans. I think it’s more fun to watch.”
All the winners and finalists will be recognized in the Summer issue of Golf Inc. Judges for the competition were John Harbottle of John Harbottle Design, Jeff Brauer of GolfScapes and Doc Belitz of OB Sports.