Golf In Jacksonville
Welcome to golf paradise.
With over 1,220 holes and 70 private and public courses, Northeast Florida is an ideal spot for golf vacations. Northeast Florida features plenty of tour-caliber courses designed by experts such as Tom Fazio, Pete Dye, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, and Mark McCumber.
Each May, the PGA TOUR makes its way back to Ponte Vedra for the THE PLAYERS Championship. THE PLAYERS Stadium Course hosts the best golfer’s in the world and a fan experience that was built into the tournament’s DNA. In the fall, the Web.com Tour concludes on the Dye’s Valley Course for the Web.com Tour Championship. Golf fans from around the world come to Northeast Florida to celebrate the history of the sport at World Golf Village and the World Golf Hall of Fame. The World Golf Hall of Fame combines historic artifacts, personal memorabilia, and interactive exhibits to tell the stories of professional golfers and the history of the game.
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