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World Golf Village

1 World Golf Place, Saint Augustine, FL 32092
904 940 4123
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Type: Golf Courses, Specialty Museums, Sports Complexes, Movie Theaters
Activities: Golfing, Shopping
Owner description: World Golf Village is a golf resort located off I-95 exit 323 between Jacksonville and St. Augustine. The Village includes different accommodations... more » Owner description: World Golf Village is a golf resort located off I-95 exit 323 between Jacksonville and St. Augustine. The Village includes different accommodations choices including the Renaissance Resort and Grande Villas, two championship golf courses, the PGA TOUR Stop, Murray Bros. Caddyshack Restaurant. At the heart of the Village is the World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum, which also features an IMAX Theater. This resort is open to the public and welcomes overnight guests and day visitors. « less
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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Very well done displays await you here. The staff of volunteers are very knowledgeable and very friendly. The interactive displays like the old Scottish putting green, regular putting green and golf simulator were very good. The displays are fascinating and if even a casual golf fan a must see. The 18 hole putting course is a definite bonus as is... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I've been an IMAX member for about 6 yrs now. Recently, a couple new features have been added as membership perks. One is that members now get to play the putting course for free (normally a $5 fee) & two is that members now get priority seating (entered first into the theater) as long as you arrive at least 20... More

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Vero Beach
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

This is a good walk through of history and artifacts from golfs past. The real grass mini golf is cool and the IMAX theatre is worth the look. Unfortunately there isn't anything else at the site. The PGA tour shop closed out last year (not much business and pricey), I can understand why. Caddy shack restaurant is still there but... More

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Durham, Canada
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64 reviews 64 reviews
32 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Lots to see and read about from the beginning of golf's history to modern day heroes. Make sure you go up to the tower for a wonderful view. The trophies on display up there are beautiful. Lots of hall of fame golfers to read about. Liked the Bob Hope Exhibit and his contributions as well as the Bobby Jones story.... More

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Penn Yan, NY
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79 reviews 79 reviews
24 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

This museum is definitely worth visiting. You can spend quite some time looking at all the exhibits. I especially enjoyed the Bob Hope exhibit. They have an interactive virtual driving range which is fun. There is also an 18 hole putting course and also a driving range over water which the men in our group really enjoyed.

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ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We found the place to be peaceful with helpful guides and fun hands on exhibits. This should be a destination for rainy days in St. Augustine. WE enjoyed hitting golf balls on to the island green and using the nineteenth century putters. The information was interesting but heavy on non Hall of Fame people. We do think that it is... More

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Fredon
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

We had been to WGV 6 years ago and loved it. Since we didn't have enough time the first time we went back. But this time, the place was not the same. No more shops... We were expecting to buy in the golf shop. The Caddy Shack restaurant is still there and we had dinner. Food was good. My husband... More

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Estero, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We were told that this was a 5 star place to stay with all the amenities one could want. If you're looking for a roach infested moldy bathroom then this is for you. The room was supposedly refurbished - I don't think so; it still had a popcorn ceiling and dated fittings. It is far out of St Augustine and... More

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warne, nc
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

We went to stop by the WGV so that my husband could get towels and tees for his golfing buddies. I am from St. Augustine and remember the first year the WGV opened and it was wonderful! We have always been able to stroll around and shop after going into the Hall of Fame. What happened???? Two years ago when... More

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Hampton, New Hampshire
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76 reviews 76 reviews
43 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

This place is beautiful but half empty. Many bare store windows. Not sure what happened here. Beautifully landscaped, nice area. IMAX is good. They used to have multi-person bikes here years ago,that you could pay to ride around but don't see them anymore. We ate at the cafe next to the gift shop. The workers there were VERY friendly and... More

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