What to do While Attending THE PLAYERS Championship 2018

Posted by Kristen Doolan on Apr 5, 2017 2:50:00 PM

THE PLAYERS Championship is right around the corner and we are extremely excited to be heading to Ponte Vedra Beach next month! Will you be joining us? If so, here are some things you should plan your trip around while witnessing history at TPC Sawgrass.

Food & Drink

The Potter’s House Soul Food Bistro: Choose from two different locations on the west side or south side of Jacksonville to enjoy this flare of southern cuisine. From the relaxed atmosphere to the delicious soul food, you can’t go wrong with this choice.

Moxie Kitchen & Cocktails: Serving brunch, lunch and dinner with impeccable style is the name of the game for Moxie Kitchen & Cocktails. From cleverly crafted cocktails to unique entrees located on your way out to Ponte Vedra Beach, this is not a Jacksonville hot spot you will want to miss.

Black Sheep Restaurant: Located in five points and serving up the best cuisine for brunch, lunch and dinner, Black Sheep is a local favorite. Find everything from buttermilk fried chicken to market greens at this restaurant.

Taverna: Located in the San Marco neighborhood of Jacksonville, Taverna’s inspiration 20160511_180116.jpgis found within their surrounding culture. Giving a modern twist to all the classics for brunch, lunch and dinner makes this top the list of best places to eat while in Jacksonville.

Juliette’s Bistro: Staying downtown? This is the hot spot for you! Located inside the Omni Hotel in Jacksonville, this Bistro serves a modern take on everything Jacksonville cuisine has to offer.


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 the United States’ oldest cities or looking for a relaxing day at the beach, you can find it in St. Augustine.

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

Shopping, Nightlife, Activities & More

Five Points District: Visit this bohemian neighborhood located right outside of downtown Jacksonville for the best local shopping and cuisine.

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

20160511_104108.jpgJacksonville Riverfront: Explore downtown Jacksonville and all it has to offer by walking along the popular riverfront restaurants and shops.

THE PLAYERS Championship 2018: How to Get Tickets

Witness the truest test of golf in person next year. Whether you are looking for the trip of a lifetime for yourself, planning a trip for you and your best friend or looking for an excuse to escape the office, look no further than THE PLAYERS Championship. From the thrill of stiffest competition of golf to the stadium course made for spectators, this event is something you don’t want to miss in 2018.

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Kristen Doolan

Kristen Doolan was born and raised a Florida State Seminole. Making her way from Florida to North Carolina, Kristen achieved her B.S. in Business Administration, Marketing at The University of North Carolina Wilmington. She is an avid traveler, college football addict, beach bum and loves spending time with her family and friends.

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