Why Jacksonville?

Rich with great sports tradition.

As home of the NFL Jacksonville Jaguars, the Taxslayer.com Gator Bowl and the annual Florida-Georgia football game, the area took the international spotlight in 2005 as host of Super Bowl XXXIX. Besides football, Jacksonville also hosts national golf, tennis and baseball events throughout the year. Jacksonville is home to THE PLAYERS Championship and has over 70 public and private courses to choose from, including 1,224 holes of golf. Amateur sports find a home here as well, as Jacksonville serves as a great base for local and regional tournaments, plentiful college facilities and the largest urban park system in the country.Unique sporting adventures await thrill seekers with surfing, kayaking and skateboarding opportunities throughout the area. Our city displays an unbridled enthusiasm for athletic play and competitions, with fans from all over the world congregating to Northeast Florida to see some of the most recognized annual sporting events in the country. Combine our sporting assets with our warm climate and Jacksonville is a sports enthusiast’s paradise. The possibility for an unforgettable experience is waiting.

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