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Who’s going to the Golf Festival at World Golf Village?

Don’t miss out! World Golf Village has a really fun event coming up for the whole family! The Golf Festival will include free golf clinics, tournaments, food trucks, live music and more!

Don’t miss out! World Golf Village has a really fun event coming up for the whole family! The Golf Festival will include free golf clinics, tournaments, food trucks, live music and more!

Golf Festival Golf Tournaments to Register for Now!

The Golf Festival Kickoff Tournament is at 2pm on Friday, the 23rd of September. The tournament will take place on the 72 par course, The Slammer & Squire. Since opening in 1998, the Slammer & Squire course at World Golf Village has hosted six nationally televised events, including the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf, a Champions Tour event. It has five sets of tee boxes. It’s a 6,939 yard course that can be played from a variety of lengths, creating a challenging round for the advanced golfer but also a playable course for the novice. Limited Spots are available for the tournament, so sign up now!

On the 24th of September at 12pm, bring your junior golfer to participate in the elite putters club championship. You don’t have to be elite to play, just to win! With the Ryder Cup in January, top eight performers from the Elite Putters Club will compete at TOURAcademy TPC Sawgrass and World Golf Village locations, to square off in the first annual EPC Ryder Cup at TPC Sawgrass. Here is a chance for your junior golfer to get their feet wet and work toward bigger goals! No need to register. Just show up!

On Sunday, the 25th of September at 2pm, The Golf Festival Hall of Fame Adult Junior Tournament will also take place on the Slammer & Squire, with a 1pm Shotgun. Register now to get in on the action!

Famous Speakers

On Saturday the 24th of September from 11am-12pm, join Kathy Whitworth for a Q&A. Throughout Whitworth’s playing career she won 88 LPGA Tour tournaments, more than anyone else has won on either the LPGA Tour or the PGA Tour.

Kathy Whitworth will also be the honored guest for the Grace & Grit exhibit on Friday, September 23rd from 6-8pm. This exhibit will feature a celebration of women’s golf champions through the years. The dress is business casual and cocktails & light hors d’oeuvres will be provided. To register for this FREE event, click here!

On Saturday the 24th from 12-1pm, other Grand Champion Members of the World Golf Hall of Fame will be there for a Q&A too!

Free Clinics

The free golf clinics begin at 12-2pm on Saturday, the 24th of September with PGA TOURAcademy Golf Academy clinics. The PGA TOURAcademy TPC Sawgrass combines the top instructors and the most advanced teaching technology with the best championship-level courses.

Demo Day also takes place at 12-4pm on Saturday, the 24th of September . This will feature new products from Callaway, Nike, PING, TaylorMade, Titleist and more!

Kid Zone is on Saturday 12-6pm

Kid Zone, sponsored by The First Tee of North Florida, starts Saturday evening and you won’t want to miss it! Make sure your kids come to play Hippo BirdieBall! Hippo BirdieBall is an off-course golf “ball” that can be driven into a big hippo mouth (rather than the driving range! It’s really fun! The BirdieBall has won numerous awards and garnered a ton of recent attention in the golfing world. It’s a limited flight ball that looks like a napkin ring and will only fly 40 yards with a full swing. It feels like a golf ball coming off the clubface and reacts like a golf ball in flight. So kids can safely practice a hook, slice, draw and fade. The BirdieBall was the winner of “Best New Product” at the PGA merchandise show in 2005 when it was introduced to the pros!

Other fun activities in the Kid Zone include Italian Ice, a bounce house, airbrush body art, and more! It will be an awesome way for little future pros to get a taste for golf early. There is also free admission to the museum during the event!

From incredible awards ceremonies, to live music with Charlie Walker & Dustin Bradley, challenge hole games, food trucks and free 9 hole family golf, this is an event you don’t want to miss! Do you have plans to go to the Golf Festival at World Golf Village? If not, check out the schedule and make plans today!