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Saint Augustine, FL  32092-2724
United States
P: (904) 940-6100
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Slammer & Squire Course

18 hole regulation length course

Public golf course

72 par | 6,939 yards | 135 slope

73.8 rating | Bermuda grass

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Slammer & Squire Golf Course

The 18-hole "Slammer & Squire" course at the World Golf Village Slammer & Squire facility in Saint Augustine, Florida features 6,939 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 73.8 and it has a slope rating of 135 on Bermuda grass. Designed by Robert Weed, ASGCA, the Slammer & Squire golf course opened in 1998. Troon Golf, LLC (HQ) manages this facility, with Lon Grundy as the General Manager.


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Reviewed March 17, 2021

Millions of golfers each year flock to the Sunshine State to play golf. From Destin in the Panhandle to Key West, the year-round warm weather makes Florida a golfer’s paradise. While there are great courses to be found all over the state, the Orlando area seems to be the most popular among golf travelers. In addition to some fantastic golf courses, there’s a lot to do off of the golf course.

One of the areas that seem to be overlooked is St. Augustine, which in my opinion has the most to offer golfers: World Golf Village. World Golf Village is to golfers what peanut butter is to jelly. They just naturally go together. Within World Golf Village is The PGA TOUR Golf Academy at World Golf Village, the World Golf Hall of Fame, the Renaissance World Golf Village Hotel, several eateries, and two championship golf courses: The King & Bear and The Slammer & Squire.

Whether you’re new to golf or just fine-tune your game, the PGA TOUR Golf Academy at World Golf Village can set you on the right path. They specialize in providing clinics, group exercises, as well as one-on-one teaching for all levels of golfers. The academy also offers group activities such as team-building exercises, night golf, and challenges. They can help with every facet of your game, from the driver to the putter using the latest technology: TrackMan and the SAM PuttLab.

If you’re a golf junkie like me, you can easily spend a couple of days at the World Golf Hall of Fame. Next year (2022), four new members will be inducted into the Hall of Fame including Tiger Woods, Tim Finchem, Marion Hollins, and Susie Maxwell Bering. Exhibits include the Member’s Locker Room, containing personal items from each member, Tales From the Collection, Tributes to Nancy Lopez and African American Golfers, THE PLAYERS Experience, built around the PGA tournament in nearby Ponte Vedra, and The Challenge Hole – a 132-yard island green reminiscent of the 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass.

The Renaissance World Golf Village Hotel is located in the middle of WGV and puts you in walking distance of the Hall of Fame, PGA TOUR Academy, Bill Murray’s Caddyshack Restaurant, and The Slammer & Squire Golf Course. The rooms are spacious and well-appointed, offering everything you’ll need to relax after a round of golf or touring the grounds. The Villagio Restaurant is located on the first floor and serves a great breakfast buffet during non-COVID 19 times as well as sumptuous dinners.

All this leads us to the golf courses, The Slammer & Squire and The King & Bear. The Slammer & Squire course was designed by Hall of Fame members Sam "The Slammer" Snead and Gene "The Squire" Sarazen with the help of well-known golf course architect Bobby Weed. The three of them shared a desire to design and build a golf course that rewards good shot making while maintaining the natural beauty of the Florida property. They have created a layout that showcases the naturally wooded areas and wetlands. This resort course is wide open, with only a few water hazards and some well-undulated greens. Just like the two legends that helped create the course, the layout places a premium on the short game, which requires several finesse shots. The Hall of Fame is visible from just about anywhere on the course.

After your round at the Slammer & Squire, head over to The Legends Restaurant and Grille located inside the clubhouse. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide stunning views of the golf course and the surrounding area. The restaurant is all Florida with warm colors and unusual ceiling fans. Enjoy your favorite post-round libations and try some unique golf club food including Smokey Shrimp Tacos, Cauliflower and Field Pea Paninis, and a variety of leafy green salads.

Both courses have comprehensive practice facilities with full-length driving ranges, short game areas with bunkers, and large practice greens. Many players that don’t have time for a round will spend a couple of hours at one of the two practice facilities.

World Golf Village is currently accepting new members so if you can’t get enough of these courses, here’s your chance! WGV is managed by Troon Golf, the #1 golf course management company in the country. As a member of a Troon-managed property, you’ll have access to other Troon private and daily fees across the country and around the world. And with Troon’s recent acquisition of Indigo Golf Partners, that list has grown significantly!

Beverages Available Cart Included Challenging Club Rentals Food Available Friendly Staff Good For Beginners Great Deal Pro Shop Putting Green Quick Pace Scenic Walkable Well Maintained
Reviewed April 03, 2013

WOW...everything I expected. Stayed right on property at The Renaissance (about a 9 iron from the clubhouse) and it was fantastic. Staff was great. If there was one downfall, it was the tee time we chose (3:05) put us right behind a womens golf match (Flagler vs. UMSL). Fun to watch good golf, but was slow. Could have been at work though right?

Reviewed June 28, 2011

course was in good shape, challenging for us, the level of personal service was beyond expectations, everyone was fantastic and helpful.

Reviewed April 30, 2011


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  • Latest Scores
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Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
1 R Scott G. N/A 67 67 12/06/07
2 Dietz B. 12 80 68 02/23/12
3 Martin F. 22 91 69 06/22/10
4 Patrick L. 38 107 69 10/04/08
5 Robert B. 20 90 70 06/25/09
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About World Golf Village Slammer & Squire

World Golf Village Slammer & Squire

Resort and Community facility

Managed by Troon Golf, LLC (HQ)

36 tees driving range

18 regulation holes

Awards at World Golf Village Slammer & Squire

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Course Staff

Lon Grundy, General Manager
Jake Etherton, Golf Professional
Steve Lafrance, Superintendent

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