Game On: Your Guide to Spectator Sports in St. Lucie County
Thursday, September 28, 2023
Saint Lucie County is a haven for sports enthusiasts. In part because of the warm, sunny weather our area enjoys, the area plays host to a number of teams and has excellent venues for spectators of a variety of sports. Here is a rundown of some of our area's biggest sporting attractions.
Spring Training Baseball at Clover Park
For baseball lovers, springtime in Saint Lucie County is a treat, thanks to the annual Spring Training events held at Clover Park (formerly First Data Field), Home to the New York Mets, this stadium comes alive with the crack of the bat and the cheers of devoted fans, some of whom travel from the New York area every Spring just for this experience. As the players gear up for the regular season, visitors can experience the intimate ambiance of spring training games, often getting up-close interactions with their favorite players. The relaxed atmosphere and the chance to witness the evolution of team strategies make this a must-visit for baseball fans. Spring Training season tickets go on sale September 26, 2023 and individual tickets go on sale November 3, 2023. Tickets can be purchased at Mets.com or StLucieMets.com.
PGA Golf at the PGA Golf Club
Saint Lucie County is a golfer's paradise, boasting the renowned PGA Golf Club at PGA Village. With three lushly-landscaped championship courses designed by legends Tom Fazio and Pete Dye, this facility provides an unparalleled golfing experience. Visitors can catch PGA professionals in action during various tournaments, like the Senior PGA Championship. To learn more or to book a tee time, visit PGAGolfVillage.com
Polo Matches at Port Mayaca Polo Club
For a touch of elegance and tradition, the Port Mayaca Polo Club presents an exquisite opportunity to witness the sport of kings. Exciting polo matches are held generally between January and April. Visitors can enjoy the skillful maneuvers of horse and rider as they compete in this centuries-old equestrian sport. 2024 Season Schedule
Minor League Baseball with the St. Lucie Mets
In addition to Spring Training baseball, Saint Lucie County also hosts the St. Lucie Mets, a minor league affiliate of the New York Mets which plays locally all season long. Fans can catch regular season games at Clover Park, immersing themselves in the vibrant atmosphere of minor league baseball. The games are not only about the action on the field but also about the camaraderie and shared enthusiasm among fellow fans. Schedule and Information
Whether you're a fan of baseball, golf, or equestrian pursuits, our area offers a thrilling and engaging experience. ☀️