Jacksonville golf packages can offer over 1,220 holes and 70 private and public courses making Northeast Florida an ideal spot for golf vacations. Jacksonville golf courses feature plenty of tour-caliber layouts designed by experts such as Tom Fazio, Pete Dye, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, and Mark McCumber. In May, the PGA TOUR stops in Ponte Vedra at the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass for the THE PLAYERS Championship. In the fall, Ponte Vedra also hosts the Web.com PGA Tour Championship. Golf fans from around the world experience the many Jacksonville golf courses and to celebrate the history of the sport at World Golf Village and the World Golf Hall of Fame. This wonderful venue combines historic artifacts, personal memorabilia, and interactive exhibits to tell the stories of professional golfers and the history of the game. Stopping here is a must with any Jacksonville golf package.
Suggested Jacksonville golf courses to play:
TPC Sawgrass - THE PLAYERS Stadium Course: This course is the crown jewel of Northeast Florida and is known as designer Pete Dyeâ€™s signature course. This course is marked by one of the most photographed, controversial and exciting golf holes in the world, the infamous â€œisland holeâ€ 17. With a wide green that narrows to the right side, club selection on this hole is critically important in order to keep your ball dry. During the rest of you round you will find yourself dodging water that comes into play on every hole and large oaks that surround the fairway. TPC - THE PLAYERS Stadium Course is located directly next to the Marriott Sawgrass Resort & Spa. Guests to the course must stay at the Marriott Resort & Spa. A simple stay and play Jackonsville golf package can be arranged here.
Valley Course at TPC Sawgrass - Known as the younger brother to the Stadium Course it was designed by Bobby Weed and Pete Dye for the Champions Tour. The 6,838 yard par 72 course was the second to be built at TPC Sawgrass and was finished in 1987. This course will prove to be a challenge for any skill level with its undulations on the fairways, sweeping greens and water that comes into play upon every hole. Guests to the course must stay at the Marriott Resort & Spa. A simple stay and play Jackonsville golf package can be arranged here.