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Ponte Vedra Inn & Club

200 Ponte Vedra Blvd,

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida FL 32082

  • Office

    +1 (904) 285 1111
  • Pro shop

    +1 (800) 234 7842 (toll free)
  • Fax

    +1 (904) 285 2111
  • Golf pro

    Jim Howard (Director of Golf)
  • Academy

    Ponte Vedra Inn Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Open parkland. Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Residential setting.

  • Designer:

    First nine holes designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr (1961); second nine by Joe Lee (1977); remodeled by Bobby Weed (2007).
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6022
5105
4511
Par
70
70
70
SSS or slope
68.3
64.6
66.4

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Lagoon course. Also at Ponte Vedra Inn is the 18-hole Ocean course (par-72, 6817 yds from back tees, rating 73.3).

Location

Latitude:

30.242871

Longitude:

-81.385728

How to get there:

19 miles E of downtown Jacksonville

Ponte Vedra Inn & Club (Lagoon course)

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1961

Ponte Vedra Inn & Club (Lagoon course): Ponte Vedra's second test of golf is the Lagoon course. At a modest 6,022 yards from the back tees, this par-70 layout was the product of two great golf course architects. First contributor was Robert Trent Jones Sr, who designed the front-nine holes in 1961. Second to weigh-in was Joe Lee, who laid out the back-nine in 1977.

In 2007, renowned architect Bobby Weed fully restored and enhanced the Jones/Lee layout, adding further character and challenge to the golf experience on the Lagoon course. Weed's restoration included new tees, fairways and greens, routing changes on several holes, new turf standards, improved irrigation and drainage, and an enhanced landscaping theme. The restoration gave the Lagoon course a stronger identity, while complementing the sterner test of the Ocean Course.

The Lagoon places a premium on accurate driving and well-judged approaches. Water is a dominant feature with a mosaic of lakes and lagoons threatening golfers on eleven holes. Tall pines, palms and ancient sprawling oaks keep the fairways narrow on many holes, as you journey towards typically small and fast greens.

Stay & Play at Ponte Vedra Inn: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.
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  • Photo of Ponte Vedra Inn & Club (Lagoon course)
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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season: $150. Golf cart included.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Walking permitted at certain times (check with Pro Shop for information).

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Ponte Vedra Inn's Ocean course was selected as the venue for the 1939 Ryder Cup. However the onset of World War II led to the cancellation of the Ryder Cup until 1947, when the matches were moved to Portland, Oregon. The Ocean course has been used as a US Open qualifying course on several occasions.

Where2Stay

  • Ponte Vedra Inn & ClubAAA 5-Diamond

    200 Ponte Vedra Blvd, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida 32082.

    +1 (888) 839 9145

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    A Florida landmark since its celebrated opening in 1928, this 300 acre oceanfront resort located in fashionable Ponte Vedra Beach is an ideal refuge for recreation, relaxation, romance and reflection. Three generations of guests have been indulged in a world of deluxe accommodations, fine cuisine, top recreation and the finest in classical service.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      Ponte Vedra Inn (Ocean & Lagoon courses)

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Windsor Parke; TPC Sawgrass; Sawgrass CC; Marsh Landing

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Queen's Harbour; Cimarrone; South Hampton; St Johns G&CC; Palencia; Champions at Julington Creek.

  • The Lodge & Club at Ponte Vedra Beach

    607 Ponte Vedra Blvd, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082

    +1 (904) 273 9500

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    Framed by palm trees and sand dunes, The Lodge & Club at Ponte Vedra Beach is a sophisticated oceanfront resort. Built in 1989, The Lodge's Mediterranean architecture combines yesteryear's grandeur with today's conveniences. The distinctive architectural character is echoed throughout its ten seaside acres, creating the illusion of a seaside European village, complete with excellent amenities and an uncompromising level of personal service.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Ponte Vedra Inn (Ocean & Lagoon courses); Windsor Parke; TPC Sawgrass; Sawgrass CC; Marsh Landing.

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Queen's Harbour; Cimarrone; South Hampton; St Johns G&CC; Palencia; Champions at Julington Creek.

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