Architect Ron Garl and Golden Ocala Celebrate 30th Anniversary

May 4, 2017


Golden Ocala Golf

Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year and wants everyone to know about it. Carved out from 1200 acres in the rolling hills of Central Florida, about one hour northwest of Orlando, Golden Ocala is home to championship golf and tennis, an equestrian center, spa and fitness center, a 77,000 square foot clubhouse, fine dining, and luxury living. Golden Ocala is the vision of the Roberts family, owners of the freight shipping and logistics company R+L Carriers.


Dedicating this year to a series of events to commemorate its founding, Golden Ocala recently honored Florida-based architect Ron Garl in its initial anniversary ceremony. General Manager Joe Donnelly and Director of Golf Mike Cooney invited members and guests for a special day to honor Garl. An afternoon shotgun best-ball tournament put the players on the beautifully manicured course—where the immaculate greens stimped at around 11-12. At the dinner that followed, Ron Garl received special recognition for the special course that he created.


With his design philosophy “to make courses enjoyable, traditional, challenging, and memorable,” Garl has fashioned a fascinating 18-hole championship course and a superb 10-acre short game area with two practice holes and a driving range. The course has five sets of tees that play 7063 yards from the tips and 4440 yards from the forward tees.


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