Golfing and tennis are two of the most popular sports in Ponte Vedra. There are numerous golf courses and country clubs in the area and PGA tournaments are hosted at some of the courses. Ponte Vedra is knows as one of the golf capitals of the East Coast. Being active in golfing and tennis is truly a way of life in Ponte Vedra. Let’s take a closer look at some of the most popular spots to golf and play tennis at in Ponte Vedra.
Ponte Vedra Inn & Club
The two courses at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, the Ocean Course and the Lagoon Course, each feature meandering lagoons, elevated Bermuda greens, undulating fairways, and a prevailing breeze from the sea that offers challenges for even the most experienced golfers.
The Ocean Course was designed in 1928 by British architect Herbert Bertram Strong. The par-72, 6,811-yard Ocean Course is Ponte Vedra’s first resort golf course. The course has 99 strategically placed sand bunkers to enhance the stunning setting and challenge of the golf course. The elevated greens put a demand on the need for accuracy in executing the shots.
The Lagoon Course is a 6,022-yard, 70-par course that was designed by Robert Trent Jones and Joe Lee. The course puts a premium focus on accurate drives and smart approaches. Water is the dominant feature with an array of lakes and lagoons challenging golfers on 11 holes.
- Two 18-hole courses: Ocean Course and Lagoon Course
- Three putting greens
- Pitching/chipping green
- Practice bunker
- Complete Pro Shop
- Teaching staff of six
- Private lessons
- Daily clinic
- Lockers, showers
- Club repair and cleaning
- Nightly bag storage
- Fleet of new carts
- Professional shoe shine
- Rental clubs and shoes
- Advance starting times
- The Golf Club restaurant
- 19th hole lounge
- Golf packages
The Racquet Club at Ponte Vedra Inn & Club was named “one of the top adult tennis camps in the nation” by Tennis Magazine. The Racquet Club is nestled between bountiful green fairways and the sparkling blue ocean. The club is the “Official Tennis Club of the ATP World Tour.” Tennis enthusiasts from around the world are attracted to the year-round resort activities, instructional programs, and tennis packages.
- 15 HarTru clay courts
- Private teaching courts
- Eight courts lit for night play
- Shaded courtside pavilions
- Attractively landscaped grounds
- Water coolers on each court
- Large, modern clubhouse
- Computerized ball machines
- Fully-stocked Pro Shop with the latest in tennis fashions accessories, rackets and shoes
- Steam, sauna, Jacuzzi, pools
- Locker room facilities
- Racquet restringing available
- Second-floor viewing gallery
- Matches arranged at player’s request
- Full staff of USPTA and USPTR teaching professionals
- Courtside patio and lounge
- Wide variety of instructional programs for all ages and skill levels
- Oversized practice backboard
- One of the most intensive summer tennis camps in the Southeast
- Tennis packages
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