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World Golf Village - King & Bear Golf Course

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Address: 1 King & Bear Dr, Saint Augustine, FL 32092
Phone Number: 904-940-6200
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Activities: Golfing
Description: Two golf legends, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus, collaborated on...
Two golf legends, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus, collaborated on designing this 18-hole championship golf course.
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World Golf Village - King & Bear Golf Course was one of the finest experiences I have EVER had! Beautiful and challenging, enjoyed every minute!!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 5, 2015
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Central Florida, Florida
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Central Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

World Golf Village - King & Bear Golf Course was one of the finest experiences I have EVER had! Beautiful and challenging, enjoyed every minute!!!!

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Newburgh, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Of the two courses at the World Golf Village, King & Bear is the more expensive one, but not any nicer than Slammer & Squire. It's a few miles away from the hotel, but transportation is provided if needed. The course itself is gorgeous, but I didn't think it justified the $179/person green fee. Glad I had the chance to... More 

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North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We have played here in the past with much nicer conditions and friendlier staff, which is why we came back. This time the experience was just so so. I like golfing where they are glad to have me there. I didn't get that this time. For the cost of golf ($150) I don't think it was worth it. Nice course... More 

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

What a nice surprise. I've played just about every course in the area. King and Bear is definitely in my top 5. The course is in great shape. It's very challenging so don't be afraid to scoot up one tee box to make it more enjoyable. We played in under four hours which is another positive. I'll be back.

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iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The course was a nice layout and challenging, but very playable. It played very slow as we waited on 16 of 18 holes. They had rangers but did nothing to pickup the pace. The workers were friendly but not very helpful. I would not spend the extra money to play this course again, as the Slammer and Squire was better... More 

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Dix Hiils, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

We very much enjoyed our round of golf. The course was in excellent condition and provided a fair challenge. Most fairways were reasonably wide which I always consider a plus for my often erratic drives. A little pricey, but worth it.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

It is a delight to get to be able to play a course designed by Arnold and jack. The course was in fantastic shape. It truly is a great course, one of the best I have played. The next day we played slammer and squire which is also there at the world golf village. Really enjoyed this course!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Well worth the money. Have a blast playing on the world-famous course. The apples and mango water cooling towels are a nice touch. I would Definitely go back.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

My wife and I went down from Hilton Head to see the World Golf Hall of Fame and play golf. We chose King and Bear from reading the reviews. We were hustled out to our tee time because of the amount of people the had at that time. They were scheduling tee times less than 10 minutes apart so there... More 

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Apex, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Beautful course, enjoyed the play even more that the Slammer and Squire. Staff very helpful and polite.

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