Florida’s First Coast is home to some of the best golfing in the nation. With year-round sunshine and a small-town vibe, golf enthusiasts in this northern region of Florida boast about the area being the perfect climate to cultivate pristine courses and a quiet place to squeeze in a round of 18. The courses in this region are played under ideal conditions virtually year-round and with over 50 courses, there’s plenty of variety for residents of the area.
It’s not just amateurs that are drawn to the area. Held annually in May, THE PLAYERS Championship brings some of the best in the world to compete in the strongest field. This major PGA tournament has been home to some of golf’s most famous moments including Tiger Woods’s unfathomable putt in 2001 to seal his victory. The course itself was designed with the fans in mind as there are a variety of place for fans to catch the perfect view of the tee or the green. The Sawgrass course is one of the few courses on the tour that is open for public play.
Florida’s First Coast is also home to the World Golf Village. With two award winning championship courses and the PGA Tour Golf Academy on site, this is largely known as the golf capital of the region. The Village is also home to the Golf Hall of Fame where walking the halls can serve as a reminder of the legends past and as a hope for those to come. The PGA Tour Golf Academy is open for sessions year-round for both novice players and avid golfers alike. The Academy also hosts camps during the summer to inspire the younger generation to love the game as well.
RiverTown, located along the banks of the St. Johns River is home to 10 distinct neighborhoods spanning across 5,000+ acres. The community is centrally located with close proximity to Jacksonville and the historic city of St. Augustine on Florida’s First Coast. St. Johns County boasts the top-rated schools in the State of Florida, incredibly beautiful beaches and great shopping, dining and entertainment. World Residents of RiverTown are minutes away from the best golf has to offer. A passion for the game can either be discovered or strengthened with so much great golf in the area. There are always great concerts, festivals and events on the calendar, and a wide array of cultural venues to experience the history and arts of this dynamic region. The area is also well-known for its wealth of top-notch Medical facilities.
RiverTown offers a wide variety with new home designs by Mattamy Homes, including 50 unique floorplans, priced from the low $200s. RiverTown is also home to Riverside, an exclusive neighborhood of custom estate homes located with private docks on the St. Johns River. Andy Reynolds Homes, Tidewater Homes and Riverside Homes are the preferred builders in this picturesque waterfront gated neighborhood. Residents at RiverTown enjoy an impressive array of resort-style amenities. The spectacular RiverClub is located directly on the St. Johns River. An infinity edge pool overlooking the river and a poolside café, family game room, fire pit gathering areas, a pirate themed playground, Amphitheater, and waterfront boardwalk with kayak launch are all included in the expansive campus. Two additional pools (one with a corkscrew slide), tennis, basketball, soccer and a tot lot are located at the RiverHouse amenity center, which is also home to the community clubhouse, activities director and fitness center.
The Welcome Center is open daily at 90 Lanier Street, St. Johns. For more information about RiverTown, visit RiverTownFL.com and download our free digital brochure or call (904) 337-4856.
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