Omni PGA Frisco Resort opens

Omni Hotels & Resorts opened the Omni PGA Frisco Resort in Frisco, Texas. The resort has 500 guestrooms and suites; 13 restaurant and bar concepts; the Mokara Spa; four pools; retail; entertainment; nearly 130,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor events space; along with 10 four-bedroom ranch houses.

Two championship courses designed by architects Gil Hanse and Beau Welling anchor the 660-acre resort. There is a lighted 10-hole short course and two-acre putting course, the Lounge by Topgolf dining and simulation experience, PGA Coaching Center, Ice House restaurant with hitting bays overlooking the Toptracer driving range, and more.

"This first-of-its-kind resort marks an exciting milestone for Omni Hotels & Resorts,” Jeff Smith, VP and managing director, Omni PGA Frisco Resort, said in a statement. "It’s an ambitious concept where we get to showcase the best of Texas while casting a spotlight on Frisco as a unique destination experience for visitors and locals alike.”

Among the resort’s accommodations are 10 luxury residences, the Ranch Houses. Each four-bedroom retreat has fully customizable VIP services for families, golf buddy trips, bridal parties, and other groups.

Interiors by design studio Jeffrey Beers International are inspired by Omni’s Texas heritage while infusing subtle nods to golf throughout. Guestrooms have traditional tartan prints and emerald-green tufted headboards.

“Omni PGA Frisco Resort really embodies where we are going as a brand and how we can meet all of the needs of our guests,” said Kurt Alexander, president of Omni Hotels & Resorts. “Our goal was to capture the authentic spirit of a modern Texas ranch and bring it to life through extraordinary design, inspired food and beverage concepts, and warm, approachable service. This new flagship does exactly that."

Local Fare

The 13 new dining options to Frisco are led by executive chefs Josh Hasho and Adam Solowitz. They include the resort’s signature restaurant, Trick Rider; all-day restaurant, The Apron Kitchen + Bar; the Lookout lobby bar; Toast & Tee coffee shop; Bluestem, poolside bars serving guests of the adults-only and resort pool; and a specialty spa café, Green Cactus Cafe.

Outside the main building, there is the Monument Realty PGA District; outdoor patio communal beer garden, Ice House; Margaret’s Cones & Cups with coffee and ice cream; and a stand-alone clubhouse, Ryder Cup Grille. There also is Lounge by Topgolf, a sports bar and The Bunker and Fields Overlook.

Golf Destination

Created in partnership with the PGA of America and adjacent to its new headquarters, Omni PGA Frisco Resort has the Gil Hanse-designed Fields Ranch East-an 18-hole, 72-par course. Designed by Beau Welling, Fields Ranch West is an 18-hole, 72-par course with expansive fairways that are 75 yards on average. 

There is also the Swing, a 10-hole, par-3 short course that is less formal and has music and lights for night play, giving the course an “urban golf park” vibe. There is a lighted 2-acre putting course, The Dance Floor.

The first Lounge by Topgolf location in North Texas brings its Swing Suite Technology to Frisco, with simulated gaming experiences.

Omni PGA Frisco Resort has more than 127,000-square-feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space, including a 22,000-square-foot Ryder Cup Ballroom, and the 11,500-square-foot Wanamaker Ballroom. Additionally, the resort has the 5,000-square-foot Panther Creek Pavilion, integrated with an adjoining patio and event lawn.