Bay Hill Club & Lodge Location, Weather & History for 2023 Arnold Palmer Invitational

Location and course weather for the 2023 Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Location and course weather for the 2023 Arnold Palmer Invitational. / Phelan M. Ebenhack / Associated Press

PGA Tour players are preparing for the Kings tournament and the 45th edition of the 2023 Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill.

Bay Hill Club & Lodge Location

The Arnold Palmer Invitational will take place at Bay Hill Club & Lodge in Orlando, FL. It's set to tee off on Thursday, March 2.

Bay Hill Club & Lodge Weather

The forecast for the Arnold Palmer Invitational is expected to be beautiful all four days with mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies and temperatures near 90 degrees. There is no precipitation expected, but winds could go from 15 to 25 MPH gusts on Friday and Saturday before Sunday's leaders take the course to mainly sunny skies, lighter winds and mid-80s temperatures.

Bay Hill Club & Lodge History

The private resort of Bay Hill Club & Lodge was owned by Arnold Palmer in 1974. The event was founded in 1979 and became the Arnold Palmer Invitational in 2007. Since 2014, the tournament winner receives a 3-year exemption on the PGA Tour, and a red cardigan sweater in memory of Arnold Palmer.

The Arnold Palmer Invitational is one of only five tournaments given "invitational" status by the PGA Tour. The field is limited to 120 players with select criteria and no Monday qualifiers.

Below is a look at the most recent winners of the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

1. 2022 - Scottie Scheffler

2. 2021 - Bryson DeChambeau

3. 2020 - Tyrrell Hatton

4. 2019 - Francesco Molinari

5. 2018 - Rory McIlroy

6. 2017 - Marc Leishman

7. 2016 - Jason Day

8. 2015 - Matt Every

9. 2014 - Matt Every

10. 2013, 2012 - Tiger Woods

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