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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, woodland and wetland.

  • Designer:

    Original design by Herbert Strong (1928); redesigned by Robert Trent Jones Sr (1947); renovated by Bobby Weed (1998).
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6811
5618
4967
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
73.3
66.8
69.5

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Ocean course. Also at Ponte Vedra Inn is the 18-hole Lagoon course (par-70, 6022 yds from back tees, rating 68.3).

Location

Latitude:

30.242611

Longitude:

-81.380762

How to get there:

19 miles E of downtown Jacksonville

Ponte Vedra Inn & Club (Ocean course)

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1928

Ponte Vedra Inn & Club (Ocean course): Designed in 1928 by British architect Herbert Bertram Strong, the 6,574 yard, par-72 Ocean Course represents the Ponte Vedra area's first golf resort experience. It was later joined in 1961 by the resort's shorter Lagoon course.

Lacking modern earth moving equipment, Strong used 100 mules dragging slip pans to give the course its contours, dredge lagoons and build up a series of earth mounds that dot the fairways. With subsequent improvements by Robert Trent Jones Sr and then Bobby Weed, praises and accolades have been heaped on the Ocean Course from the very beginning to the present day.

The Ocean Course's ninety-nine strategically positioned sand bunkers enhance the beauty and increase the challenge of the golf experience. Designed to accommodate defensive pin positions, the elevated greens continually place a premium on well thought out and accurately executed approach shots.

Stay & Play at Ponte Vedra Inn: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.
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  • Photo of Ponte Vedra Inn & Club (Ocean course)
  • Photo of Ponte Vedra Inn & Club (Ocean course)
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  • Photo of Ponte Vedra Inn & Club (Ocean 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: $225. 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?

The 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 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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