Jun
 
30
 

It’s that time of year again when World Golf Village puts on one of the largest and most anticipated fireworks show in Florida! Come out and celebrate Independence Day on Monday, July 3rd in the Village to enjoy the breathtaking fireworks display over Kelly Lake. Fireworks are set to go off at 9:30 pm!

Attendees can enjoy food from local restaurants, including Murray Bros. CaddyShack, The World Golf Hall of Fame Café (open from noon until 9 pm) or make reservations for the Renaissance at World Golf Village’s Red, White & Boom Buffet. Your ticket includes the dinner buffet, open bar, parking pass, live entertainment and prime seating for the fireworks show. Call (904) 940-8696 for more info!

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Looking for a great way to celebrate Father’s Day 2017? There are lots of Northeast Florida venues like World Golf Hall of Fame offering free and discounted entry this Father’s Day. Or you can head up to the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville on Sunday, June 18 to “have a ball” at the Jumbo Shrimp Father’s Day Cookout.

Gather the family and take Dad to the park for an all-you-can-eat picnic and some pre-game catch on the field before the 3:05 p.m. Baptist Health Sunday Family FUNday game between the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp and the Pensacola Blue Wahoos.

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Mark your calendar to have a great time for an even greater cause! World Golf Village is preparing for the 18th Annual Riding into History event coming May 19 and 20 to the heart of WGV. Billed as a world class Vintage Motorcycle Concours d’Elegance, Riding into History showcases hundreds of antique and vintage motorcycles, as well as representation by exhibitors and motorcycle clubs.

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To commemorate the 46th ANA Inspiration, the LPGA’s first major championship, the World Golf Hall of Fame is hosting a week-long exhibition from March 27 to April 2.

The tournament is held annually at the Dinah Shore Tournament Course of Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, California. It is perhaps most famous for being home to Poppie’s Pond, adjacent to the 18th green, where each year’s winner celebrates by jumping in.

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The World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum and the City of Jacksonville have just unveiled a new exhibit titled “Golf Heroes of the First Coast” in celebration of Black History Month. The 1,500 square-foot exhibit is now on display at the historic Ritz Theatre and Museum in downtown Jacksonville (829 N Davis Street).

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The World Gold Hall of Fame recently kicked off its newest exhibit “Grace & Grit: Women Champions Through the Years.” The exhibit celebrates the sport’s most accomplished female champions from the early 1940s to present day, including highlights of 28 Hall of Fame members (as well as potential members).

The exhibit features plenty of treasures from decades of women’s professional golf. Visitors can see a Women’s Titleholder’s Championship green jacket presented in 1965 to Kathy Whitworth, who holds a record 88 tour wins (more than any other professional golfer—male or female).

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Sep
 
16
 

The 3rd Annual Golf Festival at World Golf Village is back September 23rd – 25th and is bigger and better than ever! This free event is open to the public and features fun for golf lovers of all ages. Swing by for free interactive golf clinics, appearances by Hall of Fame members, free family golf, live music, Demo Day, a kids’ zone, food trucks and free Hall of Fame admission. Beer and wine will be available for purchase.

The event will start with a Kickoff Tournament at the Slammer & Squire on Friday, September 23rd, followed by the Grace & Grit Exhibit Opening at the World Golf Hall of Fame. Tournament awards will take place at Murray Bros Caddyshack afterwards.

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The world is ramping up to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, and the World Golf Hall of Fame is celebrating with a new exhibit dedicated to golf’s place in Olympic history.

Dubbed “Road to Rio: Golf’s Return to the Olympics,” the exhibit features two rare gold and silver medals won by H. Chandler Egan at the 1904 Summer Games, information about the Olympic qualifiers, changes to Olympic uniforms from 1900 to today, and more. Visitors can even have a photo taken on the Olympic podium holding their country’s flag.

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Get out the sparklers and stock up on party snacks – it’s almost Independence Day! Once again, the World Golf Hall of Fame is celebrating in style with its annual festivities and fireworks display on Sunday, July 3.

World Golf Village’s 4th of July fireworks have long been regarded as one of Northeast Florida’s largest displays. Plus, the show gets better every year so it’s a must-see this year!

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The esteemed list of World Golf Hall of Fame inductees is about to be four names longer. On July 13, the World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum will show the 2015 Induction Ceremony LIVE from the home of golf in St Andrews, Scotland.

The ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. EDT and runs in conjunction with the 144th Open Championship that is hosted that week at the historic Old Course at St Andrews. The ceremony also airs LIVE on the Golf Channel.

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