Ponte Vedra Beach, FL - This March, just like every year, tens of thousands of spectators are going to line The Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass for the 2019 PLAYERS Championship. Ever since its conception in 1974, alongside Jack Nicklaus' historic win over J.C. Snead, THE PLAYERS Championship continues to be one of the PGA TOUR's most sought after titles. Shortly after his victory at the inaugural event, Nicklaus proceeded to dominate the title every other year up until 1978. Nicklaus continues to be the sole three-time champion of THE PLAYERS.
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL - The most southern of the Jacksonville Beaches, Ponte Vedra Beach attracts leisure time tourist looking for sandy beaches and, of course, golf. A small-town beach community on the Atlantic coast (22 miles southeast of the downtown Jacksonville area) is recognized as the home of the PGA Tour and The Players Championship, played at the famous TPC Sawgrass, just one of several courses and country clubs in this beach community. Then again, if you are looking to bypass the fairways, Ponte Vedra Beach also has a few museums, a wide array of shops and some of the regions best eateries.
Ponte Vedra Beach is also known for having several of the region's upscale hotels, such as Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa and The Lodge & Club at Ponte Vedra Beach. Nevertheless, bear in mind that rooms fill up rather quickly during golf events in March and May as well as during the summer months.
For those wanting to just take a day trip or two to Ponte Vedra's beaches or golf courses. Relaxing on the sands is 100 % free. However, the chip shot out of the sand traps will set you back a few bucks. To learn more about Ponte Vedra Beach, see the list of what to do below.
The Players Guide to Ponte Vedra Beach
Philadelphia, PA - The Philadelphia Gayborhood: The heart of Philadelphia’s gay community ever since World War II, the blocks along 11th Street and Broad Street, Pine Street and Chestnut Street acquired its nickname—the “Gayborhood”—during an October Out-fest celebration in 1995. In 2007, Mayor John Street added 36 rainbow street marks all-around the neighborhood. Ever since the rainbows have increased, decorating more street signs (72 in all), properties, businesses and crosswalks around 13th and Locust Streets.
Philadelphia, PA - Where to Eat BBQ in Philadelphia? Great BBQ is inspired by those roadside shacks and eateries scattered across the Southern United States, but did you know you can also find some great BBQ Joints in Philadelphia. Listed below are just a few places in Philly to satisfy your BBQ fix.