Summer Events at World Golf Village
St. Augustine, Fla. -- Below are upcoming activities taking place at the World Golf Village, including the World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum and World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX Theater, through September 2012. For more information, visit the World Golf Village Events Calendar section on www.WorldGolfHallofFame.org.
Upcoming World Golf Village Events
Riding Into History | Saturday, May 19
Riding Into History, one of America's premier motorcycle events, will return to the World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Fla. for its 13th year Saturday, May 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will feature antique, vintage and custom motorcycles from all over the world and includes a Grand Marshal Dinner, charity rides to World Golf Village, and a bike show along the Village's Walk of Champions. The featured marquee is Landmark Motorcycles of Japan. A $10 donation is requested upon entry to the Concours and a portion of the proceeds will benefit The Wounded Warrior Project. For more information visit www.worldgolfhalloffame.org or www.ridingintohistory.org.
Team Teal pep rally | Thursday, May 24
The Jacksonville Jaguars and Team Teal will pay a special visit to the World Golf Hall of Fame for a Team Teal pep rally. Fans are encouraged to join coaches, players, ROAR cheerleaders and other special guests as they build momentum for the 2012 season. The evening of family-friendly teal fun and excitement will include food, interactive and inflatable games and prize giveaways from the Jaguars and local vendors. The rally is free and open to the public from 6-8 p.m. For more information, visit www.worldgolfhalloffame.org.
Day of Discovery | Thursday, June 7
The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort is hosting a Day of Discovery on June 7. The Bar at Villagio will feature "An Evening with Wade Tower," performing all the Sinatra classics with Michael Buble mixed in. For more details, please visit www.worldgolfrenaissance.com.
Vettes at the Village | Saturday, June 16
Vettes at the Village returns for its 13th year at World Golf Village on Saturday, June 16 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Hosted by North Florida Corvette Association, Corvette Club of Mandarin and Jacksonville Corvette Club, Vettes at the Village is free and open to the public. The people's choice car show displays over 100 new, classic and custom Corvettes along the Walk of Champions at World Golf Village. A $25 donation is requested for cars registered before May 30 (after June 1, $30). Proceeds from registration will benefit the Wolfson Children's Hospital. For registration information, visit www.nfca.net.
Father's Day at the World Golf Hall of Fame | Sunday, June 17
The World Golf Hall of Fame will offer complimentary admission to everyone who visits the museum on Father's Day, Sunday, June 17, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. To celebrate the final round of the U.S. Open, the museum will be featuring its U.S. Open memorabilia with self-guided tours and storytellers in the building. Fathers will receive special gifts and enjoy free admission at the Hall's 18-hole, natural-grass putting course. Contests will also be conducted throughout the day on the Hall of Fame's Challenge Hole, indoor golf simulator and indoor putting green. For more information, visit the World Golf Village events calendar at www.WorldGolfHallofFame.org.
World Golf Village Community Fireworks | Tuesday, July 3
Join one of the largest fireworks displays in Northeast Florida as the World Golf Village celebrates Independence Day on Tuesday, July 3. Bring blankets or lawn chairs and find a spot around the Walk of Champions to take in the grand fireworks show. A minimal parking fee will be required for entry to the event. For event information, visit the events calendar at www.WorldGolfHallofFame.org.
World Golf Village Promotions
Community Fireworks Overnight Package | Tuesday, July 3
The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort is offering a dinner, show and fireworks package. The ticket includes dinner, a live performance from VoicePlay, and preferred seating to see the World Golf Village Community fireworks. The Stars and Stripes package includes overnight accommodations. For more information, please visit www.worldgolfrenaissance.com or call 904-940-8696.
Summer golf programs | June through September
The Slammer & Squire and King & Bear golf courses are offering several special golf programs this summer. The "7-Day Double Play" allows the public to play both courses at World Golf Village within seven days for just $189. "Play All Day" packages will be available at the Slammer & Squire ($119) and King & Bear ($149), with special pricing for Northeast Florida residents. Other programs include junior golf camps, twilight rates and the Independence Open. For more information on these specials, go to www.golfwgv.com or call 904-940-6088.
Summer Nine @ 5 | June through August
Play nine holes of golf at the Slammer & Squire after 5 p.m. any day of the week and pay just $39. Go to www.golfwgv.com or call 904-940-6088.
Women's Golf Month | June 1-30
To celebrate women's golf month, both golf courses at World Golf Village are offering special rates for all women that come out to play. For the month of June, women pay only $49 at Slammer & Squire and $59 at King & Bear. For more information, go to www.golfwgv.com or call (904) 940-6088.
PGA TOUR Golf Academy at World Golf Village Junior Summer Camps | June through August
Providing young people of all skill levels the opportunity to improve their game, the PGA TOUR Golf Academy's annual Junior Camps at World Golf Village offer several options of camps structured for beginner, intermediate or advanced junior golfers. For camp information, call 904-940-3600 or visit www.touracademy.com.
Get Golf Ready
This is an introduction program consisting of five 90-minute sessions that focus on the basics of golf. The program is offered Tuesday-Saturdays from 5:30-7 p.m. at the PGA TOUR Golf Academy at World Golf Village. For more information, call 904-940-3600 or visit www.touracademy.com.
Special Exhibits and Displays at the World Golf Hall of Fame
The World Golf Hall of Fame is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 6 p.m. A round on the 18-hole, natural-grass putting course and a shot at the Challenge Hole are included in museum admission, which is valid for two consecutive days. Adults are $19.50, seniors/military/Florida residents are $18.50, students are $10, and children 5-12 are $5. Children under 5 are free. Discounts are also available to St. Johns County residents. Audio tours are available to enhance your visit for a nominal upcharge. For more information on the Hall of Fame, call 904-940-4133 or visit www.WorldGolfHallofFame.org.
Class of 2012 Inductee Exhibits
The five newest members of the World Golf Hall of Fame now have their personal memorabilia on display in Shell Hall. Peter Alliss, Dan Jenkins, Sandy Lyle, Phil Mickelson and Hollis Stacy all have their own Inductee Case in Shell Hall and locker in the Member Locker Room. From Phil Mickelson's Masters trophies to Dan Jenkins' typewriter, these Exhibits are full of intimate and historic treasures.
Nancy Lopez: Pride, Passion and Personality
The Hall of Fame's current special member exhibit features one of the LPGA's most successful and charismatic players. The exhibition displays more than 150 pieces of memorabilia from Lopez's electric career. The memorabilia ranges from her first communion veil to her many LPGA Championship trophies. Other highlights are her trophy from the inaugural Solheim Cup and the legendary Ray Cook putter she used to win so many of her 48 LPGA titles. While the exhibit features Lopez's accomplishments on the course, it also shows the honest, engaging and entertaining persona that so deeply connected her to golf fans worldwide.
Films at the World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX® Theater
The World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX Theater, home of Northeast Florida's largest IMAX screen, presents a selection of 2D and 3D traditional documentary features, as well as a selection of Hollywood movies which are shown daily at its World Golf Village location. For showtimes, trailers and more information on all movies at the World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX Theater, visit www.WorldGolfIMAX.com.
"Men In Black 3: An IMAX 3D Experience" (PG-13) - May 25
Agent J time-jumps back to the 1960s, where an alien with its sights on the younger version of Agent K poses a threat to the future of the MIB organization -- and humankind's very existence. Starring Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin and Emma Thompson.
"The Amazing Spider-Man: An IMAX 3D Experience" (Film not yet rated) - July 3
Like most teenagers his age, Peter (Andrew Garfield) is trying to figure out who he is and how to be the person he is today. In his journey to put the pieces of his past together he uncovers a secret that his father (Campbell Scott) held... a secret that will ultimately shape his destiny as Spider-Man. This is the first in a series of movies that tells a different side of the Peter Parker story.
"The Dark Knight Rises: The IMAX Experience" (Film not yet rated) - July 20
Eight years after the events of The Dark Knight, the terrorist leader Bane arrives in Gotham City, pushing it and its police force to their limits, forcing its former hero Batman to resurface after taking the fall for Harvey Dent's crimes. Starring Christian Bale, Gary Oldman, Tom Hardy and Anne Hathaway.
"Marvel's The Avengers: An IMAX 3D Experience" (PG-13) *Playing through May 24
Marvel Studios presents "Marvel's The Avengers”"-- the Super Hero team up of a lifetime, featuring iconic Marvel Super Heroes Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow.
"To The Arctic 3D" (G)
An extraordinary journey to the top of the world, the documentary adventure "To The Arctic 3D" tells the ultimate tale of survival. Narrated by Oscar winner Meryl Streep, the film takes audiences on a never-before-experienced journey into the lives of a mother polar bear and her twin seven-month-old cubs as they navigate the changing Arctic wilderness they call home.
"Forces of Nature" (G) Lose yourself in Forces of Nature, and find what may be cinema's biggest, baddest depictions of real-life earthquakes, volcanoes, and storms. This giant-screen movie from National Geographic and Graphic Films follows scientists on pulse-pounding quests to discover how natural disasters are triggered -- without getting literally caught up in their work.
"Legends of Flight 3D" (G)
In the hundred-year-plus history of aviation, truly radical new aircraft designs come along only once in a generation. Since the introduction of the wide bodies of the late 1960s and early 1970s (followed by the Boeing 777 in 1994), there have been no truly "game changing" new passenger airliner designs until now, with the development of the Airbus A380 and the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
"Rescue 3D" (G)
Rescue plunges audiences into the hard, but inspiring work of saving lives in the face of a natural disaster. The film follows a Canadian naval commander, two pilots, and a volunteer rescue technician as they train for action. When an earthquake strikes Haiti, creating one of the biggest humanitarian disasters of the century, the students are swept along, joining with the massive effort that brings military and civilian responders and hardware from around the world.
"Born to be Wild 3D" (G)
Warner Brothers & IMAX present Born to be Wild 3D, an inspiring story of love, dedication and the remarkable bond between humans and animals. This film documents orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them - saving endangered species one life at a time.
"Lewis & Clark: Great Journey West" (G)
With stunning aerial cinematography and meticulous recreations, National Geographic's giant screen film Lewis & Clark dramatizes the legendary early 19th-century expedition that crossed the uncharted North American West.
About the World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum
The World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum honors the history of golf by recognizing and preserving the legacies of the game's greatest players and contributors. The Hall of Fame and Museum, located at World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Fla., serves as a steward of the game through engaging, interactive storytelling and exhibitions featuring artifacts, works of art, audio, video and photography significant to the history of golf and its members.
The Hall of Fame is a 501(c)3 nonprofit institution and is allied with 26 national and international golf organizations, including The European Tour, LPGA, the Masters Tournament, PGA of America, PGA TOUR, The R&A and USGA. To learn more about the Hall of Fame or to lend support, visit www.WorldGolfHallofFame.org.
About World Golf Village
World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Fla. is home to the World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum and encompasses the flagship Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village and adjoining St. Johns County Convention Center; Grande Villas at World Golf Village, a Bluegreen Vacation Club resort; Laterra Resort; two championship golf courses, Slammer & Squire and King & Bear; and the PGA TOUR Golf Academy. Complementing these attractions is the PGA TOUR STOP retail center, Murray Bros. Caddyshack restaurant, a 3D IMAX Digital theater and a variety of residential neighborhoods. For more information about World Golf Village or to book a package, visit www.WorldGolfVillage.com.
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As the Founding Partner of the World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum and World Golf Village, Shell Oil Company played a lead role in supporting the development and growth of the institution, which opened in 1998. Since then, their continued involvement has led the way for others to join in support of the Hall of Fame & Museum’s mission.