What to do in Ponte Vedra during THE PLAYERS Championship 2019

Posted by Jazzy Morgan on Jul 20, 2017 1:17:22 PM

It’s never too early to start planning your trip to TPC Sawgrass for THE PLAYERS Championship. This challenging tournament brings the world’s best golfers together every March in Ponte Vedra, Florida. Join us for THE PLAYERS Championship and enjoy all that Ponta Vedra has to offer! Here are some things to add to your must-see list:

Restaurants and Bars

Palm Valley Fish Camp: Located on the Intracoastal near Ponte Vedra Beach, this restaurant has a neighborhood feel, the freshest seafood, amazing views and favored entrees with a new and creative twist. Inside the restaurant is a fresh and inviting feel with an illuminating gift of the sun shimmering off the water as the sunsets just outside the restaurant.

Ahi Tuna at THE PLAYERS Championship

Aqua Grill: Just as the name suggests, this restaurant sits waterfront with exquisite lake-view dining in a climate controlled area for year-round use. The venue has a separate sports-themed lounge with HDTV’s so you won’t miss any of the golf action, even while eating. They are known for the eclectic seafood, steak and pasta dishes.

Poppy’s Italiano: If you’re looking for something quick, inexpensive and unbelievably tasty, this is the restaurant for you! Pick from your favorite pizzas, pastas, salads, wings and more. After a long day on the golf course you may want to just kick back and relax in your hotel room, you can order Poppy’s at the touch of a button!

Trasca & Co Eatery: If you go here you must try their famous Panino, which is essentially a rolled-up sandwich made with the secret family dough recipe. They serve craft beers, the worlds-best coffee, soft drinks, yummy appetizers, salads, and their famous mud pie! If you’re looking for something light to eat, this is the place to go!


St. Augustine: Known for its Spanish colonial architecture and sandy beaches, St. Augustine has things to offer for everyone. Whether you are looking to explore the history behind one of oldest cities in the country or looking for a relaxing day at the beach, you can find it in St. Augustine.

Ponte Vedra Beach: Head to this breath-taking seaside before heading to your day at THE PLAYERS Championship. Known for its relaxing atmosphere, Ponte Vedra Beach tops the lists of places to visit while in town.

Shopping, Nightlife, Activities & More

Five Points District: Nestled in the corner of the Riverside area in Jacksonville, Florida, this Bohemian neighborhood is the home of many unique restaurants and shops that offer a variety of selections from local merchants.

Shops of Avondale: Located in the heart of the Avondale a historical neighborhood of Jacksonville, this strip of over sixty locally-owned businesses is a wonderful place to take an afternoon stroll.

Jacksonville Riverfront: Explore downtown Jacksonville and all it has to offer by walking along the popular riverfront full of local restaurants and shops.

Come to Ponte Vedra For THE PLAYERS Championship 201917th hole at TPC Sawgrass

From the thrill of stiff competition to the stadium course made for spectators, this event is something you don’t want to miss in 2018. Whether you are looking for the trip of a lifetime for yourself or someone you love, THE PLAYERS Experiences offers a variety of packages that will fit the needs of you and your group. With hospitality located with TPC Sawgrass Clubhouse in THE PLAYERS Club, gourmet food, perfect vantage points along 17 and 18th, and much more, what more could you ask for? Check out different package options by clicking the button below!


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