St. Augustine, the oldest city in America, is home to an extraordinary blend of rich history, picturesque coastal views and immaculate golf courses.
St. Augustine boasts a wide array of golf courses that cater to all levels of players, from championship-caliber layouts to public and semi-private options. Nestled in St. Augustine, the World Golf Village stands as a premier destination featuring iconic courses, a variety of amenities, and a vibrant golf community.
Designed by Mark McCumber, this 18-hole course features rolling fairways, more than 60 strategically placed contoured bunkers, 16 large lakes, and undulating greens. Located just minutes outside of South Jacksonville, the Golf Club at South Hampton caters to all skill levels. Hone your skills at Golf Club at South Hampton's world-class practice facility or relax at the 19th Hole after hitting the links.
This par-72 course takes its name from co-designers Arnold Palmer (The King) and Jack Nicklaus (The Bear). Combining the best elements of both designers, King and Bear features a mix of open, links-style layout and traditional Florida golf with pristine rolling greens surrounded by towering pines. Spanning 7,279 yards, this renowned "driver's" course presents a range of challenges that cater to golfers of every skill level.
With 18-holes and five sets of tee boxes, the 6,939 yard Slammer and Squire course at World Golf Village allows players of all skill levels to test their abilities. Designed by Bobby Weed, who consulted with "Slammin' Sam" Snead and Gene "The Squire" Sarazen, the layout of the course places a particular emphasis on the short game, highlighting the importance of precision and finesse around the greens. This design aspect makes players rely on their pitching, chipping, and putting skills to navigate the course successfully.
Set amidst a pine forest and centered around Florida wetlands and lagoons, St. Johns Golf and Country Club is a picturesque course designed by Clyde Johnston. This pristine course challenges players depending on their starting tee and wind conditions. The course features excellent practice amenities, including a 10,000 sq ft putting green, a double-sided driving range, and practice bunkers, where golfers can refine their skills. The well-groomed fairways, large bunkers, and scenic views contribute to an enjoyable golfing experience at St. Johns Golf & Country Club.
St. Johns Golf Club, skillfully designed by Erik Larsen, first opened its doors in 1989 and underwent an impressive renovation in 2022. As a popular 18-hole public golf course, it attracts around 60,000 rounds of play annually. The course features captivating water hazards and meticulously maintained landscaping, adding to its natural beauty. As the largest public practice facility in the area, it boasts a comprehensive range of amenities, including a grass tee driving range, a private backside tee area for individual and group instruction, a two-tiered chipping green, a putting green, and a fully-equipped pro-shop.
This St. Augustine golf course presents golfers with a challenging 6,529-yard, 18-hole public layout that winds its way through lush foliage and captivating wetlands. The course features distinctive moguled fairways, sandy waste areas, strategically positioned bunkers, numerous sparkling lakes, and generously sized greens. These characteristics contribute to an exciting and diverse playing experience, making Royal St. Augustine Golf & Country Club a must-visit destination.
Julington Creek Golf Club is an engaging 18-hole course featuring a delightful blend of doglegs and undulating fairways. Golfers can refine their short game skills on the recently renovated practice chipping green, accompanied by an adjacent bunker. With a practice putting green and well-appointed driving range tee, golfers of all levels can refine their short game or work on their long shots at Julington Creek Golf Club.