Slammer & Squire Golf Course, World Golf Village

2 World Golf Place,

St Augustine, Florida FL 32092

  • Office

    +1 (904) 940 6088 (tee-times)
  • Pro shop

    +1 (904) 940 6100
  • Fax

    +1 (904) 940 6211
  • Academy

    PGA Tour Golf Academy.

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and World Golf Village.

  • Designer:

    Bobby Weed in conjunction with player consultants "Slammin" Sam Snead (The Slammer) & Gene Sarazen (The Squire).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6939
5711
4996
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
73.5
67.9
68.8

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Slammer & Squire course. Located 5 mi southwest of the World Golf Village resort centre is the 18-hole King & Bear course (par-72; 7279 yds from back tees).

Location

Latitude:

29.990401

Longitude:

-81.471251

How to get there:

26 miles SE of downtown Jacksonville

World Golf Village (Slammer & Squire course)

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

Est. 1998

World Golf Village (Slammer & Squire course): The Slammer & Squire bears the name of two of golf's greatest legends, "Slammin" Sammy Snead and Gene "The Squire" Sarazen. Starting directly behind the World Golf Hall of Fame, the Slammer & Squire quickly gets into a beautifully natural "flatwoods" setting, albeit with a touch of traffic noise from nearby I-95.

The clockwise loop of front-nine holes require accurate driving from the tee, with good course management needed to avoid the many water hazards lining the fairways. The woods and water of the front-nine, give way to a much more open parkland style on the back, with plenty of views onto the World Golf Village, but lacking the natural beauty of the earlier holes. Throughout, the upkeep is excellent, on a "friendly" course for players of all levels.

Stay&Play at World Golf Village: onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.

List of courses: Florida - North East

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 (mid-Feb thru' May): $179. Rates vary considerably depending on time of day.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2021].

Other information

Golf carts are fitted with GPS. Walking permitted.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

The Slammer & Squire and King & Bear golf courses are just part of the many attractions at the World Golf Village (WGV). Here you will also find the World Golf Hall of Fame, sponsored by major golf associations around the world and featuring an impressive golf museum and areas dedicated to the Hall of Famers (the c.100 great and good of golf).

The resort also includes a PGA Tour Golf Academy, a Rennaisance Resort hotel and an IMAX cinema. Nearby St Augustine is the USA's oldest city, with a wonderfully historic centre and adjacent Fort. The Slammer & Squire is managed by Honours Golf, the Southeast's leading golf course development and management company.

Where2Stay

  • The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village4-star

    500 South Legacy Trail, St Augustine, FL 32092

    +1 (904) 940 8000

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    As the flagship property of the World Golf Village, home to the World Golf Hall Of Fame, the newly renovated Renaissance Resort places you at the center of all things golf. You can play two unique championship golf courses (King & Bear and Slammer & Squire), improve your game at the PGA TOUR Golf Academy, and experience the one-and-only World Golf Hall Of Fame, providing an intriguing look at the legends and legacy of golf’s greatest players.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Slammer & Squire

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      King & Bear; Palencia

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      St Johns GC; Royal St Augustine; St Johns G&CC; Cimarrone; South Hampton; Champions at Julington Creek.

  • Comfort Suites - World Golf VillageAAA 3-Diamonds

    475 Commerce Lake Drive, St Augustine, FL 32095

    +1 (904) 940 9500

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    The Comfort Suites at the World Golf Village is conveniently located off Interstate 95, just 12 miles south of Jacksonville, eight miles west of the beaches and 10 miles northwest of historic St Augustine. The hotel is nestled on a private lake adjacent to World Golf Village, the World Golf Hall of Fame and the Slammer & Squire golf course. Several area restaurants are located near the hotel and two outlet malls are just five minutes away.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Slammer & Squire

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      King & Bear; Palencia

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      St Johns GC; Royal St Augustine; St Johns G&CC; Cimarrone; South Hampton; Champions at Julington Creek.

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