PGA National Resort's Incredible Transformation

By PGA National Resort June 4, 2024

Located in Palm Beach Gardens, PGA National Resort is a legendary golf, vacation, culinary, events, family, and spa destination. The resort has completed a stunning $100 million revitalization, resulting in a dramatic transformation touching every aspect of the celebrated property.

As part of the incredible transformation, the resort has added a unique and engaging new addition, the Banyan Buddies Kids Club – a fantastic experience for the youngest resort guests. Additionally, the resort has launched new culinary concepts, including signature restaurants by “Top Chef” winner Jeremy Ford with The Butcher’s Club and multiple James Beard Award nominee Lindsay Autry with Honeybelle, and the unique omakase concept from New York, Sushi by BoÅ«; a luxury spa redesigned by V Starr, tennis star Venus Williams’ design firm; innovative Andy Staples-designed layouts for golfers to complete the 99 holes of fantastic golf; redesigned guest rooms and common areas;  21 two-bedroom, two-bathroom cottages redesigned by Serena & Lily; twelve brand new pickleball courts to complement the racquet sports offering on property — including the 33,000 square-foot health and racquet club with 16 Har Tru tennis courts; and more.

With Banyan Buddies, parents can be assured that their children will stay engaged with an innovative activities menu with programming throughout the day. Styled as a playful jungle, children will find toucans and chameleons blending in as colorful wall art, along with stadium seating and a complete indoor playground, all under a banyan tree. Available for kids ages 4-12, the resort offers a variety of sessions and more. Each session includes homework help, snacks, arts, and crafts.

Banyan Buddies Hours

  • Friday: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM 
  • Saturday - Sunday: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM 

In addition to kids hanging out under the Banyan Tree, there are plenty of kid-friendly activities throughout the resort, including pool activities, tennis and golf lessons, a 24-hour arcade, and much more. These options are available for adults, too, including pickleball – they recently completed construction on six brand new courts, bringing the total number of courts on property to twelve. PGA National Resort professionals offer clinics, private lessons, tournaments, and corporate and private events. PGA National Resort’s Director of Racquet Sports is Pro Alex Pop-Moldovan, who has a variety of impressive credentials, including being a PPR certified professional, Gold Medalist for NY Open Pickleball, Tournament Director for NY Open Pickleball, US Open Medalist in 2018, and more.

Members at PGA National Resort also enjoy many benefits, including access to all of the amenities and activities at the Sports and Racquet Club, 99 holes of incredible golf on property– including The Champion Course, which is a stop on the prestigious PGA TOUR, and entry to the newly redesigned Member’s Club House with state-of-the-art amenities. Members also save up to 20% throughout the resort, including on treatments at The Spa, at the food and beverage outlets, at the Banyan Buddies Kids Club, and more.

Now is the time to take advantage of these incredible family-friendly activities, as PGA National Resort has great offers all season long – including the Complimentary Fourth Night offer and an Extended Stay Offer where guests who stay for seven or more nights can save up to 30% – perfect for family vacations or trips in one of the resort’s luxurious two-bedroom cottage accommodations which were redesigned by Serena & Lily. The cottages offer a spacious option for larger groups, and they each include a kitchen, living, and dining area, perfect for gathering the whole family together for an unforgettable getaway. Adjoining rooms are available for larger parties who want to stay in the main building.

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