TPC Sawgrass (Players Stadium)

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TPC Sawgrass (Players Stadium)

Architect: Pete Dye
Year: 1981

110 PGA Tour Boulevard
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida 32082
(904) 273-3235

Course Access: Public

driving range available
motorized golf carts and caddies available
affiliated resort accommodations

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Scott LaPlant

TPC Sawgrass (Players Stadium)

There's not much new that anyone can write about TPC Sawgrass. It is, without question, one of the most recognizable courses to the general public along with Pebble Beach. The course was initially built to be played by PGA Tour professionals, a small number of members, and guests of the Sawgrass Marriott. Golfers wishing to play TPC Sawgrass are no longer required to stay at the Sawgrass Marriott, but there are not many hotels in the Ponte Vedra Beach area to choose from. This, as well as the discounted rates available to those who stay at the Marriott, means that most golfers end up staying on property. There are a number of Tour players with ties to TPC Sawgrass who can often be seen on the grounds. Vijay Singh, Fred Funk and Jim Furyk are the most famous locals and recent Tour winners Matt Every, Billy Horschel and 2014 Masters… More >

The Itinerant Golfer

TPC Sawgrass (Stadium Course)

TPC Sawgrass' Stadium course has been the home of the Players Championship Tournament every year since 1982. The course is a Pete Dye design and was built in 1979. It has probably the most famous hole in golf, the 17th hole with its island green . . . I'll talk more about that later. Apparently a theme for this trip was new clubhouses. There was a new clubhouse at the Ocean Course on Kiawah Island as well as TPC Sawgrass. It was, in my opinion, typical of what you would expect from a resort course clubhouse.     We had a tee time of 1:03. At this time of year we were really going to be pushing daylight and I hoped that we would at least get to the 17th hole before it was too dark. Rounds at these resort courses tend to run long sometimes hitting 5 hours or… More >