Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa Honored as Top North American Golf Resort Of 2013

Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa
17th Hole at TPC Stadium Course (Photo:

Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) - At first glance, the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa looks like an exceptional place to relax and escape the bustle of everyday life. But it doesn’t take long to realize that the Jacksonville resort is much more than an idyllic place to spend a weekend. It also offers some of the best golfing in the country, according to a recent award.

The International Association of Golf Tour Operators recognized this Jacksonville Beach resort’s eight amazing golf courses at the annual IAGTO Awards Ceremony & Gala on Nov. 15 in Algarve, Portugal. Started in 2000, IAGTO honors the world’s best golf resorts every year based on customer satisfaction, value, tee times accessibility, communication and service quality. This year, the association picked the Jacksonville resort as its best golf resort in North America.

Renowned for its immaculately kept TPC Sawgrass course, the Jacksonville Beach resort has won a number of awards from Golf Magazine and Travel & Leisure Magazine, including best golf resort in Florida and top 100 golf courses in the world. In total, guests and locals can tee off on eight courses that offer a variety of challenges for all skill levels.

After finishing the back nine, golfers can retire to spacious guest rooms, private suites or elegant villas. Each accommodation brings the perfect mix of modern technology and timeless comforts and includes plush mattresses, stylish décor, Apple-compatible connectivity panels designed by LG and balconies that open out to tropical vistas.

After refreshing in the comforts of the guest rooms, guests can satiate their appetite at a variety of onsite dining options, including the Augustine Grille, which serves perfectly cooked steaks, seafood, and chops with a contemporary twist.

Those suffering from tired muscles after an engaging in game of golf can schedule an appointment at the Spa at Sawgrass, a 25,000-square-foot retreat devoted to holistic treatments that rejuvenate the mind and body.

Book a stay at one of the world’s best golf resorts, according to IAGTO, and experience the best golf in Florida at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa.

About the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa

Discover the best getaway in Florida with a stay at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa. Home to eight award-winning championship golf courses, including TPC Sawgrass, this Jacksonville resort has been named one of the top golfing destinations in the world by Travel & Leisure Magazine and Golf Magazine. Beyond the exceptional golf, the resort in Jacksonville invites guests to experience diverse dining options ranging from casual fare to sophisticated cuisine with bold flavors. Guests can also make a reservation to the Spa at Sawgrass, a 25,000-square-foot facility specializing in a full range of massages, manicures, pedicures and other treatments. The Jacksonville resort also has more than 56,000 square feet of meeting and event space, perfect for weddings, family gatherings, business meetings and more. Guest rooms are filled with modern amenities and offer spacious floor plans and stylish décor. Make a reservation today at and discover what makes the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa one of the top destinations not just in Florida but in the entire United