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World Golf Village

There’s so much to do at the World Golf Village.  Dine at the famous Caddyshack restaurant of Bill Murray and his five brothers. Take in a Hollywood Blockbuster or engaging documentary at the IMAX Theater.  Or just roam the exhibits of the Hall of Fame and learn about golf’s greatest players.  Plan your visit during the biannual Induction Ceremony to the Hall of Fame, or the annual Golf Festival, or THE PLAYERS Championship (which happens nearby) or during one of the many other holiday-themed events.  It’s all a good time to visit the World Golf Village.

Slammer & Squire

This course, located inside the World Golf Village, just two miles from the King & Bear, was designed by architect Bobby Weed, along with Golf Hall of Fame members Sam Snead and Gene Sarazen. They wanted a course that rewards good shot making, while preserving the area’s natural beauty. What came is a spectacular course that showcases the unspoiled wooded areas, wetlands, and natural beauty of north Florida. Contoured greens offer a challenge to the putter. Water hazards abound, but the views of the Golf Hall of Fame will overshadow any challenges you may face. Visit the World Golf Village website for more information.

World Golf Hall of Fame

Serving as a steward of the game through engaging, interactive storytelling and exhibitions featuring artifacts, works of art, audio, video and photography significant to the history of golf and its members. You can explore genuine artifacts from its members though a variety of exhibits and the famed member locker room. Tickets include two consecutive days’ admission and a shot on the Challenge Hole – a 132 yard island green reminiscent of the 17th at the TPC Sawgrass. Visit the World Golf Hall of Fame website for more information.

Renaissance Resort

Surround yourself with comfort, excitement and adventure at this beautiful resort hotel. It’s located next to the World Golf Hall of Fame and offers 301 elegantly designed guest rooms, featuring spacious spa-inspirited bathrooms and 37-inch, flat screen televisions. There’s high-speed wireless internet access, oversized executive desks, wet bars, refrigerators, and in-room coffee service. Dining is in the Villagio Italian Grille featuring fresh seafood, great steaks, traditional Italian cuisine and more. You can watch your favorite sporting event on any of the seven televisions while enjoying specialty cocktails, wines, and micro-brewed beer. There’s also complimentary shuttle service to and from historic downtown St. Augustine for guests. Visit the World Golf Village website for more information.

PGA Tour Academy

One of the most recognized instructional academies in the country. It’s helped thousands of golfers improve their game through customized instruction that appeals to all skill levels. You can enjoy one of many training and learning programs offered during your visit to the World Golf Village, experiencing instruction like you will not find anywhere else. Visit the World Golf Village website for more information.


In 2001, actor Bill Murray and his five brothers opened Caddyshack at the World Golf Village. The décor and ambiance captures the Murray family’s love for the game of golf and presents it in a way that appeals to everyday golfers and families. It’s a casual dining, full-service, family-friendly experience with comfort food and beverages in generous portions. The décor offers a glimpse of the Murrays’ love for golf and the successful movie careers of the brothers. And you won’t miss a sports event, as the multi-screens are always tuned to major seasonal sports. Visit the Caddyshack website for more information.

IMAX Theater

Home to North Florida’s largest screen. 80 feet wide and 50 feet high. Crystal-clear images combined with IMAX’s powerful digital sound create an unforgettable movie experience. You can immerse yourself in the most entertaining and educational documentaries, as well as Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters. Visit the IMAX website for more information.