Golf Courses Near Villages Of Seloy
There are plenty of good reasons why so many choose to relocate or retire to Florida, and specifically at The Villages of Seloy in St. Augustine. Besides the fantastic amenities, overall quality of life, and warm, sunny climate enhanced by exhilarating sea breezes and beaches, there are just so many fun and interesting things to do in St. Augustine.
One of the most popular pastimes for residents of The Villages of Seloy is naturally, golf. It’s no accident that there’s a wide variety of world-class golf courses within easy commuting distance from The Villages of Seloy. Here are some of the best.
World Golf Village Resort - The King & Bear and the Slammer & Squire courses are the official courses of the World Golf Hall of Fame located in St. Augustine. The former was designed by Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer, the latter by architect Bobby Weed, Sam Sneed, and Gene Sarazen. Both are championship courses in a luxurious resort setting.
St. John’s Golf & Country Club - A lovely 18-hole course designed by Clyde Johnstone, for many years the host for the PGA Tour Qualifying School. Set amid beautiful pine forests, the course offers challenges for novices and pros, alike.
The Golf Club At South Hampton - This family-owned and operated course, designed by PGA pro Mark McCumber, boasts 16 large and scenic lakes and more than 60 cleverly contoured bunkers, as well as a large and stately clubhouse to relax at the end of the day.
Marsh Creek Country Club - Another challenging 18-hole course designed by Mark McCumber, it’s bordered by marshlands that are home to a diverse variety of waterfowl, wildlife, and local flora. The club offers many programs and tournaments for members.
The Palencia Club - An Arthur Hill creation, this 7,000-yard championship golf course ambles its way through towering centuries-old oak trees and along the Intracoastal Waterway. It includes huge practice areas for driving, putting, and chipping. The Palencia Grill in the elegant clubhouse serves the finest of gourmet cuisine.
Cimarrone Golf Club - Rated four out of five stars by Golf Digest and designated as one of the Top 100 courses in Florida, this 6,900-yard course was designed by David Poselthwaite and runs through a softly rolling terrain among pine trees and marshes. It features a 10,000 square foot lodge with fine dining and a lounge.
Royal St. Augustine Golf & Country Club - Enjoy an afternoon of great golfing with friends on this 6,500 yard 18-hole course set among scenic and relaxing natural vistas. Studded with lakes, bunkers, traps, and large greens, this course offers something for beginners and old hands alike with four tee positions to accommodate all skill levels. Good food and drink are to be found at their attractive clubhouse.
Hammock Beach Resort - Lauded as one of the best golf venues in Florida by Golf Digest, Golf Magazine, and GolfWeek, this resort features two world-class courses- the Conservatory Course, a Signature Design by the legendary Tom Watson featuring enchanting waterfalls, gently flowing brooks,140 coquina and sand bunkers, and three English sod bunkers; and the Ocean Course created by Jack Nicklaus and recently fully renovated. An experience no true golfer should miss.
St. John’s Golf Club - One of the most popular clubs in the area, this 18-hole course makes the best use of the fascinating natural environment of northern Florida and features the largest practice areas open to the public in the area with grass driving ranges, chipping greens and putting greens. It is host to many events with a full-service restaurant and convention hall, as well as a large pro shop.