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Sawgrass Country Club
10034 Golf Club Drive
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
|CLUB / RESORT DATA|
|Men's Locker Room Area Sq. Ft||3,883|
|Total number of Men's Lockers||200|
|Women's Locker Room Area Sq. Ft||2,969|
|Total number of Women's Lockers||100|
|Shoe Service available||Yes|
|Bar & Dining available||Yes|
For a club with a rich history in tournament golf, the locker room and surrounding Golf Operations are as important if not more important than the food and beverage club amenities. The Sawgrass Country Club needed a place to celebrate their rich history and create a place where golfers could relax and share old and new stories with other members and their guests. Well-known for its 27-hole Ed Seay designed championship golf course uniquely split into three separate 9-hole golf courses, this was ready for a complete overhaul to elevate the clubhouse experience with their excellent golf experience. The membership voted to invest in a Peacock + Lewis designed replacement clubhouse. Because golf is at the center of the members lifestyle, the construction was built in phases to allow members and their guests to use a portion of the existing clubhouse while the new one was being constructed.
Locker Rooms today include card tables and sitting areas within the space. This Men’s Locker Room goes above and beyond with the addition of Concierge Tailoring Services for the ultimate personal service. The entire lower level of the new clubhouse is dedicated to golf operations. The centralized locker rooms wrap the lower level of the club with an outdoor colonnade lined with windows. Members easily access the golf shop, cart path, locker rooms, Men’s and Ladies lounges, and “The Inn Between” café, directly across from the practice facilities and golf course. The Inn Between café serves golfers as they come and go from the locker room and course for breakfast and lunch as well as Grab + Go snacks and drinks. Designed with a rugged aesthetic of a variegated wood look floor tile and community table made of reclaimed wood boards from an old barn and (2) TV’s the room promotes socializing. The neutral elements are anchored by blue walls and ceiling boards. The natural setting of the North Florida golf course is home to much wildlife. Commissioned art showcases the specific species of birds seen daily on this course. The “Birds of Sawgrass” anhingas, cormorants, ducks, shorebirds, egrets, and herons contrast against the blue walls of the entry to the In-Between.
Designed for a graceful flow of spaces these amenities are connected by a Golf Galleries filled with memorabilia and member and guest recognition plaques. Lighted cases house trophies and historic photographs that tell the story about the life of this course and its members. A seating nook is surrounded by original watercolor portraits of Jack Nicklaus, Lee Trevino, Mark Hayes, Raymond Floyd, Lanny Wadkin and Gary Player all of whom have played in Sawgrass Country Club Tournaments.
The cart barn, bag storage, pull cart storage, merchandise storage, F&B storage, maintenance shops, and main receiving and oversized receiving yard are totally screened from members’ view.
The millwork cabinetry is well-appointed for grooming and efficiently integrates appliances such as ice machines, refrigerator drawers, storage, and a large TV. Wet areas connect to the locker bays with no doors, making good use of space. A towel cabinet creates a visual blind between the locker room and showers. Is filled with fresh towels, plenty of drawer space and laundry hamper.
The new clubhouse carpets interpret the classic and tailored style of Scottish houndstooth. The men’s-stained lockers and leather chairs create a warm and inviting space. The ladies’ locker room is resort-style with a gentle concentric circle pattern carpet accented with salmon, watermelon, coral pops of color and crisp linen lockers. The Ladies’ Lounge has been such a hit that ladies are scheduling this room to host intimate private parties.