Optimist International Junior Golf Championships
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
Enterprise is the official rental car company. Book online at www.enterprise.com.

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 17, 22, 27 and August 1 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 17, 22, 27 and August 1 before 9:30 pm

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


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