• Bishops Gate Golf Academy Sponsor of the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships
  • Greg Norman Champions Golf Academy Sponsor of the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships
  • Optimist International Junior Golf ChampionshipsJuly 20-August 4, 2016 | PGA National Resort & Spa (Palm Beach Gardens, FL)
  • Optimist International Tournament of Champions November 5-6, 2016 | PGA National Resort & Spa (Palm Beach Gardens, FL)
  • Palm Beach County Sports Commission Sponsor of the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships
  • SEI Communications Sponsor of the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships
  • Prize Possessions Sponsor of the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships
  • Arnold Palmer Golf Management Sponsor of the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships
  • Under Armour Sponsor of the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships
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Travel Information


PGA National Resort & Spa is easily accessible from many Florida airports. Here are the approximate distances from four nearby international airports:

PBI -- Palm Beach International (West Palm Beach) – 16 miles.  MAP

FLL -- Ft. Lauderdale Hollywood International – 63 miles.  MAP

MIA -- Miami International – 81 miles.  MAP

MCO -- Orlando International – 156 miles.  MAP

Driving Directions
PGA National Resort & Spa is located at 400 Avenue of the Champions, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33418, just west of the Florida Turnpike and south of PGA Boulevard. For a detailed map, click here.




Car Rental
Avis Budget is the official rental car company. A discounted rate is being offered for all attendees. The Avis Worldwide Discount or AWD number is D452122. To take advantage of the discount, book online at www.avis.com. Or, call 1 (800) 331-1600 to make your reservations, please provide the reservation agent with this AWD number to ensure you receive the best available car rental rate.





Airport Shuttle Service --Garden Transportation
Gardens Transportation is the official transportation service for participants and guests arriving/departing Palm Beach International Airport. They offer direct service to and from PGA National.

Transfer fares to/from Palm Beach International (PBI) airport:

$32 (US) per person prepaid -- Round-trip on July 20, 25, 30 and August 4 before 9:30p

$41 (US) per person prepaid -- Round-trip any other day or after 9:30 p.m. on days noted above

  • Minimum two people

$22 (US) per person prepaid -- One-Way - on July 20, 25, 30 and August 4 before 9:30 pm

  • Minimum two people after 9:30 pm or any other day

    ALL NOTED ABOVE IS BASED ON AVAILABILITY.

Contact Gardens Transportation for cost on transfers to/from Ft. Lauderdale (FLL) and Miami (MIA) airports.

  • Fees may be paid with Visa or MasterCard (cash only on-site). Identify yourself as a participant of The Optimist.

  • In order to guarantee a spot, reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance.

  • On-site transportation is based on availability only.

  • When making your reservation, please be prepared to give the following information: your name and names of all guests traveling with you, cell number, address, airline, flight numbers, arrival/departure times and credit card information.
    Proceed to the baggage claim area on the lower level where you will see a Gardens Transportation representative with the Optimist Golf logo. Check-in to receive your transportation voucher prior to claiming your luggage.

  • No refunds for no-shows, non-canceled reservations or passengers denied admission due to insufficient immigration/citizenship documents.

  • To make your reservations or for questions contact Gardens Transportation. Please email or phone


    Phone: (954) 523-5583
    Fax: (954) 719-8231
    info@yellowbrickroads.com