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IAGTO North American Golf Destination of the Year

In 2017 Florida’s First Coast of Golf will hit the quarter century mark, boasting a prestigious new award to be added to the list of accolades received by this premier golf destination.

Florida's First Coast of Golf is proud to announce that Northeast Florida was just named the 2017 North American Golf Destination of the Year by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO).

"With five distinct coastal regions, each with their own championship golf offerings and luxury southern charm, Amelia Island, Jacksonville and The Beaches, Clay County, Palm Coast and Flagler Beaches, and St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra Beach makes Northeast Florida's Coast a premier golf destination.

Northeastern Florida's Coast is globally recognized as the home of THE PLAYERS Championship played each May on the newly renovated TPC Sawgrass' THE PLAYERS Stadium Course. The region is also home to the World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum, PGA TOUR and Champions Tour. Northeast Florida, and its 196 kilometer stretch along Florida's Atlantic Coast, is home to some of the world's finest coastal golf courses, resorts and teaching academies in the USA." - IAGTO press release

Read full IAGTO press release.

Founded in 1992, Florida's First Coast of Golf (FFCG) was formed by tourist boards, lodging properties and golf courses to showcase the Northeast Florida region and to increase and retain golf travelers. See the area's premier golf schools, courses, lodging and more.