Golf, Polo, Tennis & Baseball—Experience World-Class Sporting in The Palm Beaches

January 24, 2022

Beyond the boundless perks of a Florida lifestyle, there’s an undeniable draw for the sporting crowd that thrives in the outdoors—whether player or spectator.

With perpetual sunshine and pristine greenscapes any month of the year, The Palm Beaches remain a host for everything from Spring Training home for four different MLB teams to pro polo matches, tennis tours and championship golf tournaments. With a friendly yet lively competitive vibe and state-of-the-art stadiums and facilities, get your sports fix anytime you’re in The Palm Beaches. 

Having a Ball at the Ballpark: 

Visit The Palm Beaches between February 26 - March 27, 2022 as ballgame fans from across the country descend on The Palm Beaches to cheer on their favorites before the official MLB season kicks off. Once here, expect exciting Spring Training games amongst four Major League Baseball teams including—the Washington Nationals, St. Louis Cardinals, Houston Astros, and Miami Marlins. From superstars to rookies to guys just trying to make the team, Spring Training is a fan-friendly atmosphere everyone should experience at least once.
The “Grapefruit League” plays at two stadiums—The Ballpark of The Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach, where the Astros and Nationals warm up for the regular season, and Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium in Jupiter, home to the Marlins and Cardinals. At these family-friendly games, you can see the league’s brightest stars in action, snag a few autographs and maybe even meet your favorite player. 
Visit the 2022 Spring Training Team Schedule here.

Serving Up Tennis All-Stars

The Delray Beach Open by will be celebrating its 30th event in 2022 at the Delray Beach Stadium & Tennis Center. The courts at the historic downtown tennis center have been both a launching pad for stardom and a place for the game’s elite to raise the trophy. The Delray Beach stop on the global ATP Tour annually plays in front of over 60,000 fans in addition to reaching television audiences in over 50 countries over the course of 10 days. 
The 10-day combined event will begin with an ATP Champions Tour team event opening weekend (February 11-13), featuring a field of the game’s legends. Singles and doubles main draw action for the ATP 250 event starts Monday, February 14 and concludes with the ATP 250 finals on Sunday, February 20. 
Purchase Tickets for the 30th Delray Beach Open by today. 

Tee-off on the Green: 

With year-round play and courses designed by the greatest architects in the game, it’s easy to see why we're Florida’s Golf Capital®. After all, the world’s best golfers don’t just play here—they live here. With more than 160 sun-soaked golf courses, you’ll walk in the footsteps of legends and be treated like golf royalty yourself. 
For golf trips that are iconically Palm Beach-style, don’t miss the opportunity to play The Breakers Ocean Course, Florida’s oldest 18-hole golf course (and one of the most picturesque). Serious players will want to tee things off in Palm Beach Gardens at the world-renowned PGA National Resort. Or, test your skills on The Champion, a Jack Nicklaus-designed course that features the infamous Bear Trap—one of the most daunting three-hole stretches in golf.  And if you’re just starting out, feel free to test your new skills on one of our public courses—ideal for golfers in need of some instruction. Schools like David Leadbetter Golf Academy at PGA National Resort & Spa, John Webster Golf Academy at The Breakers or John Prince Golf Learning Center will help unlock your champion potential. 
And if you happen to be here for the 2022 Honda Classic (February 21-27), witness top golf pros gather on this course to compete in this premier stop on the PGA TOUR. From prime public seating options to several public activations on-site and a wide variety of food/beverage options, this sporting event offers something for any fan! 
Purchase Tickets for the 2022 Honda Classic today. 

Polo Sunday Fundays: 

Polo in The Palm Beaches are considered the ultimate “Sunday Funday.” Palm Beach International Polo Season gallops into Wellington—the Equestrian Winter Capital of the World—from January through April. The world’s premier polo players, local socialites and international celebrities, families and friends gather to watch some of the greatest athletes and horses compete in world-class polo tournaments, bringing with it traditions like divot-stamping and field-side champagne brunch. 
Meanwhile, the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center hosts the 13-week Winter Equestrian Festival, January to April. Riders from 2-70 years old, from Olympians to amateurs, compete for millions in prizes atop more than 6,000 highly-trained horses. The center is a sight to behold with more than 18 competition arenas on 500 acres of purely equestrian-focused grounds. Each Saturday night, 10,000 fans fill the stands to enjoy the main event: the Saturday Night Lights Grand Prix, with the most celebrated jumping show of the week, entertainment and 100-plus food/shopping vendors.
Never sat on a horse or picked up a mallet before, but want to? The International Polo Club Palm Beach is the best spot in The Palm Beaches to learn how to play polo through its International Polo School. Lessons are available for beginners up to experienced riders. Once you have practiced enough, you just might join a team and play in some low-goal tournaments yourself!

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