Jan 17 - The World Golf Hall of Fame is celebrating the Humana Challenge in partnership with the Clinton Foundation, formerly the Bob Hope Classic. Guests can enjoy the Hall's "Bob Hope: Shanks for the Memory" exhibit while watching the tournament in the Bob Hope Theater. Visitors can also participate in a special Bob Hope scavenger hunt in the museum for a chance to win a Humana Challenge Prize pack (no purchase necessary to enter). Active and retired military receive free admission to Museum, and St. Johns County residents will receive 30% off admission. For more information, visit www.worldgolfhalloffame.org
Jan 18 - The World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX Theater will celebrate the opening night of the IMAX documentary "Flight of the Butterflies" on Friday, Jan. 18. The evening will include a presentation on butterflies by the University of Florida and the Florida Museum of Natural History and "A Taste of South of the Border" courtesy of the Colorado Burrito Company from 6:30-7 p.m. Visit www.worldgolfImax.com for more information.
Jan 19 - Family activities featured on Saturday from 12 -3 p.m. will include a bounce house, face painting, butterfly displays and a milkweed planting courtesy of the Florida Museum of Natural History. Please visit www.worldgolfImax.com for more information.
Feb 3 - Come tailgate in Hall of Fame style! On Super Sunday the World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX Theater will be offering the big experience on the big screen for free. Seating is limited and online registration is required in advance. Please join us for a pre-game tailgate party at Fairways Cafe (next to the IMAX Theater) with New Orleans-style concessions for purchase, along with frosty beverages to take into the big game. All Fairways tailgaters will receive a wristband for priority seating in the IMAX Theater for the game. The tailgate food & concessions will be available beginning at 4:30 p.m. and run until the start of the fourth quarter. (No outside food or beverages allowed).
Feb 15 - 18 - Enjoy learning about Hall of Fame Presidents George H.W. Bush and Dwight D. Eisenhower while taking a special scavenger hunt that enters you to win a special prize. There will also be a photo opportunity with the Presidents Cup trophy. Active and former military receive $10 admission to the Museum and children under 12 are free. For more information, visit www.worldgolfhalloffame.org
Apr 4 - 5 - The Murray Bros. Caddyshack® Charity Golf Tournament is an all inclusive two day event that combines parties, golf, concerts and plain fun just as the Murrays intended for it to be. Join Bill Murray and other celebrity friends for a great time while raising money for the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation. This unique event is perfect for corporate outings, sales meetings or just a plain golf get-away. Everything is included except the hotel and transportation. The Murray Bros. Caddyshack Charity Golf Tournament offers first class golf courses, first class food, and a first class good time. For entry information, please visit www.murraybrosgolf.com.
Apr 11 - 14 - Masters Week and the 10th annual World Golf Hall of Fame Putting Championship are the perfect time to visit the Hall of Fame! Enjoy learning about Hall of Fame members who are Masters champions as you take a special scavenger hunt through the Hall of Fame and enjoy a photo opportunity with the Masters trophy. The broadcast will be shown throughout the museum during the week. All residents of Georgia receive free admission with ID. For more information, please visit www.worldgolfhalloffame.org
Apr 12 - 14 - Put your putting skills to the test during the 10th annual World Golf Hall of Fame Putting Championship. Set on the Hall of Fame's 18-hole, natural grass putting course during the weekend of the Masters, you have a chance to compete for prizes including golf trips, rounds of golf and more. Qualifying days are Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13. The top 16 finalists will compete in match play for prizes. All entrants receive a goody bag. For entry information, please visit www.worldgolfhalloffame.org
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.
The Hall of Fame's newest exhibit concentrates on golf's most recent events, with memorabilia from professional tournaments, major championships and team events like the Ryder Cup, Solheim Cup and Presidents Cup. The exhibit also highlights record-breaking performances and other historic moments, and includes memorabilia from Jack Nicklaus, Annika Sorenstam, Tiger Woods, Ian Poulter and Brandt Snedeker.
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.
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.
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.
Opening Jan 18 - The monarch butterfly is a true marvel of nature. Weighing less than a penny, it makes one of the longest migrations on Earth across a continent to a place it has never known. Follow the monarchs' perilous journey and join hundreds of millions of real butterflies in the remote mountain peaks of Mexico, with breathtaking cinematography from an award-winning team including Oscar® winner Peter Parks. Be captivated by the true and compelling story of an intrepid scientist's 40-year search to find the monarchs' secret hideaway. View the trailer.
Opening Feb 15 - Fly across iridescent tropical reefs, brush through a cloud of a million jellyfish, and visit an alien world where the closer you look, the more you see. Shot on location in Palau, Vancouver Island, French Polynesia, Mexico, and The Bahamas, "The Last Reef 3D" takes us on a global journey to explore our connection with the ocean's complex, parallel worlds. New underwater 3D technology takes us into the heart of the reef, revealing a habitat more diverse and more colorful than you ever imagined. View the trailer.
Opening Mar 8 - An IMAX 3D Experience, Disney's fantastical adventure "Oz The Great and Powerful," imagines the origins of L. Frank Baum's beloved wizard character. When Oscar Diggs, (James Franco), a smalltime circus magician with dubious ethics, is hurled away from dusty Kansas to the vibrant land of Oz he thinks he's hit the jackpot – fame and fortune are his for the taking – until he meets three witches, Theodora (Mila Kunis), Evanora (Rachel Weisz), and Glinda (Michelle Williams), who are not convinced he is the great wizard everyone has been expecting. Reluctantly drawn into the epic problems facing the Land of Oz and its inhabitants, Oscar must find out who is good and who is evil before it is too late. View the trailer.