Special Olympics Florida Invitational
at Walt Disney World® Resort

Title Sponsor Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Presented by Accenture and ServiceNow

Co-Chairs:  Susan O’Day, EVP, Enterprise Technology and CIO, The Walt Disney Company and Tilak Mandadi, SVP & Chief Technology Officer, Walt Disney Park and Resorts

About the Invitational

The Invitational is one of the premier golf fundraising events in the world bringing together Disney cast members and corporate citizens to make a huge impact in the lives of our athletes. Over the past 6 years, the Invitational has generated net revenue of more than $2.5M transforming Special Olympics Florida by allowing us to add services and reach many more athletes.

About Disney’s Palm and Disney’s Magnolia Golf Courses

What better place to develop and build business relationships than on the golf course. Two of the finest courses in the state of Florida are at Disney World® Resort.

This 18-hole championship course features shimmering lakes, tropical sands, palm trees and sloping greens. Disney’s Palm Golf Course is rated 4 stars by Golf Digest and includes 9 holes with water hazards and 59 bunkers—providing plenty of challenges for novices and seasoned pros alike.

Certified by Audubon International as a Cooperative Wildlife Sanctuary and rated 4 stars by Golf Digest, Disney’s Magnolia Golf Course represents a paradise for serious golfers, as well as a thrilling challenge for players at all levels.

Golf Format

The Invitational is played as a scramble. Sponsors and Cast Members compete together for incredible prizes, honor and glory on PGA Tour quality golf courses. Due to demand, the Invitational will host a morning shotgun and an afternoon shotgun.

Awards Banquet

Thursday, May 3rd, immediately following afternoon golf at Shades of Green® on Walt Disney World® Resort (located at the golf courses).

The Awards Banquet is a buffet dinner where golfers from the morning and afternoon shotguns can celebrate their golfing adventure. Raffle drawings, prizes and trophies will be awarded.

Hotel Information

For room reservations, purchase group theme park admission tickets or confirm Disney’s Magical Express Service.  The phone number to call is 407-939-4686 (Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.).  All reservations must be made by phone or fax directly by Thursday, March 29, 2018.

In addition to credit card information, please be sure to have the following information available:

Group Name:Special Olympics Florida Guest Rooms 2018
Group Code:G0740863
Name of the Resort:Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside
(Price Standard Room $171 per night,15.00 additional person)Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
(Price Standard Room single/double occupancy  $209.00 plus $25.00 additional person)(Price Concierge single/double occupancy $665.00 per night plus $25.00 additional person)


Guests must also provide the names and addresses of all guests staying in the room.  Please include ages for children 17 and under.  Please refer to your contract for extra person fees at each resort.

Guests will be required to leave a one nights’ room and tax deposit per room requested at the time of booking.  The balance will be due at check-in when guests arrive at the Resort.  Disney’s Group Reservations team will confirm the reservations via phone or email.

  • My Disney Experience: Please visit My Disney Experience to begin planning The Magic for your Group.  My Disney Experience guest tests at the Walt Disney World® Resort continue, and now all Guests can participate.
  • Disney’s Magical Express: Please provide flight arrival and departure information (travel dates, airline to and from, flight numbers to and from and the address for each Guest).   View more detailed information on Disney’s Magical Express
  • Theme Park Tickets: Please provide the quantity and type of ticket for each Guest.

As a group Guest you have access to special ticket pricing on all pre-purchased group tickets which include one bonus admission!  Not only do you save, but you also get one visit to your choice of the following: Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park, Disney’s Wide World of Sports® Complex, or Disney’s Oak Trail Golf Course for one round of golf.

Discounted group theme park admission tickets must be prepaid in full at the time of purchase and must be purchased at least 10 days prior to check-in day. They are non-refundable.  Please note that the prices are subject to change without notice.  

If you do not have your Disney’s Magical Express, or Theme Park Tickets, you may call and make room reservations prior to making those decisions.  However, don’t forget to call back and add those items to the reservation!

The last day you can call to book a room is Wednesday, March 22, 2017.