King & Bear at World Golf Village Resort, Slammer & Squire at World Golf Village Resort
World Golf Village Resort featuring The King & Bear and The Slammer & Squire is a premier destination for golf enthusiasts. Situated between the vibrant cities of Jacksonville and St. Augustine, Florida, this full-service resort was built to give golf enthusiasts a site to pay tribute to the great game of golf. It is a place rich in history and where the legacies of Hall of Famers truly “live”.
Home to World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum, two award-winning championship golf courses, the renowned Renaissance Resort, and an array of attractions, World Golf Village Resort will provide you with a golf experience unlike any other.
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St. Augustine, Florida
Located in historic St. Augustine Flordia, the King & Bear golf course gets its name from legends of the game. Arnold Palmer’s (The King) and Jack Nicklaus (The Bear) spotlighted their decades-old friendship, rather than their storied rivalry, to create the co-design. Measuring 7,279 yards from the stone tees and 5,119 yards from the green tees, each hole contains characteristics from both players’ creating a unique Jacksonville area golf course. The King & Bear has played host to many pro events, including the Korn Ferry Tours King & Bear Classic. There is plenty of on and off the course fun to be had!
Located in historic St. Augustine Flordia, The Slammer & Squire was named after golf legends “Slammin’ Sam” Snead and Gene “The Squire” Sarazen. The course was designed by Bobby Weed, who consulted with the two legends to create this par 72 masterpiece. Built around wooded wetlands and indigenous wildlife, this course’s beauty will take your breath away. From its old pine forest and deep white sand bunkers on the front nine to its views of the World Golf Village towers on the back, Slammer & Squire is truly a tribute to the game of golf. With its five sets of tee boxes, the 6,939-yard course can be played from various lengths, creating a challenging round for the advanced golfer and a playable course for the novice.