World Golf Hall of Fame
Is a must see if you thoroughly
enjoy golf. The World of Golf Hall of Fame is a first class
facility where the greatest players and contributors are honored.
World Golf Hall of Fame displays historic artifacts, videos,
photographs, personal memorabilia from the Hall of Fame members and
interactive exhibits. The World Golf Hall of Fame is open year
round and showcases the fascinating history of golf along with some
of the finest participants. Each Fall there is an Induction
Ceremony which is a must see for all golf fans and those visitors
who love history. The annual Induction Ceremony is held
on an outdoor stage across from the Hall of Fame. Inductees
are welcomed by fellow Hall of Fame members in front of other
members, family, friends and fans. This ceremony is free and
open to the public with limited seating. During the ceremony,
inductees receive a special trophy, individual lockers in the Member
Locker Room and a unique bronze plaque that is hung alongside other
members on the Wall of Fame that is located in Shell Hall.
When you visit the World Golf Hall of Fame, your trip also includes
a ticket to the IMAX Theater. The 300-seat IMAX Theater is the
largest in northeast Florida, the six-story high screen will make
the audience feel as though they are part of the movie....
The IMAX Theater features educational & entertaining films.
The Hall of Fame has several fascinating permanent exhibits and
visitors have the opportunity to learn the history of the Hall from its roots in
Pinehurst & learn what it takes to get ready for each year's
induction Ceremony and much more. Highlights of the permanent
exhibits include; The Walk of Champions- surrounding Kelly Lake,
this quarter mile brick walkway also known as the Walk of Champions.
Here you will see signatures of Hall of Fame members etched in
granite. The Putting Course- is an 18-hole, natural grass putting
course that lets you put your golf skills to the test at the home of
golf's greatest players. One round is included with your
admission. The Member Locker Room- features authentic, full
size lockers one for each Hall of Fame member. This exhibit
from time to time changes displaying personal items contributed by many of
the members telling stories from the members careers & their
personal lives. Items on display include: golf bags, trophies,
clubs, badges and unique personal items such as baseball bats, a red
sequined evening dress, cow bell, football, a Barbie doll and much
more. Another must see exhibit is the Trophy Tower- this is
one of the most recognized features of the World Golf Hall of Fame.
The Trophy Tower holds a collection of the game's most prestigious
treasures. Also displayed are major championship trophies, THE
PLAYERS Championship, Ryder Cupand World Golf Championship trophies
and more. And Last is The Royal and Ancient Game- Visitors will
learn more than five centuries of golf from its formative years in
Scotland. Visitors can walk across the life-size replica of
the famous Swilcan Burn Bridge which is modeled after the original
bridge which is located at the Old Course in St. Andrews, Scotland. When
you visit the World Golf Hall of Fame visitors are delighted to see
the variety of amazing exhibits, you never know what you will
discover around the next corner. Everyone who enjoys golf
should not miss a visit to The World Golf Hall of Fame which is
located at World Golf Village in historic St. Augustine.