Home to excellent resorts and even better golf courses
It is safe to say Jacksonville to the uninitiated is one of Florida’s more unassuming golf destinations. However nothing could be further from the truth as the region is home to the iconic TPC Sawgrass, host of THE PLAYERS Championship, and the courses at the World Golf Village near the World Golf Hall of Fame, amongst other notable quality tracks. Combine this with the knowledge that Jacksonville is conveniently located a mere two hours from Orlando and its no wonder this location is so popular with golfers.
Why play golf in Jacksonville?
- Jacksonville International Airport is just 35 miles from TPC Sawgrass
- Play TPC Sawgrass, the annual host of the THE PLAYERS Championship
- The Hall of Fame at the World Golf Village in Jacksonville is well worth a visit
- Jacksonville is home to 14 craft breweries with more opening every day
Jacksonville – What makes it a golfer’s dream?
Although potentially overlooked among Florida’s other big-hitting destinations like Orlando and Miami, Jacksonville has everything a golfer could ask for on their next golf vacation. The golf here is high-end with the city's most notable course being at the legendary TPC Sawgrass and its renowned Par 3 17th Island Green being possibly the most recognizable hole in golf. However, TPC Sawgrass isn’t the only course golfers should get excited about; the Slammer & Squire and King & Bear courses at World Golf Village are two others golfers should definitely make time to visit when in Jacksonville.
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Why book a golf vacation in Jacksonville?
Conveniently located just two hours from Orlando, the pretty town of Jacksonville is the ideal destination for an incredible golf vacation. Home to some of the world’s most spectacular beaches in Florida, golfers can relax and unwind off the course. Combine this with a wide range of attractions that rival Orlando and fantastic year-round sunshine and you have the recipe for a perfect Florida golf trip. What’s more, travelling there couldn’t be easier with frequent direct flights from numerous cities.
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Stay in affordable luxury accommodation
When it comes to accommodation, Jacksonville offers a great range of luxury yet affordable and comfortable accommodations as a perfect base for your golf vacation.
The Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa next to TPC Sawgrass, home to the illustrious ‘5th major’ TPC Sawgrass, is a must-stay venue for anyone even contemplating a golf trip to Florida. First-class golf coupled with luxury accommodation and a great spa makes the Sawgrass Marriott a spectacular option. Alternatively, Omni Amelia Island Resort is one of our most popular choices. The AAA Four Diamond resort overlooking the azure blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean is great for those looking for total relaxation.