A group of local croquet clubs recently gathered at The Plantation at Ponte Vedra Beach to form the First Coast Croquet Association.
The organization is committed to promoting croquet in the region through interclub activities. Charter members of the association hail from The Plantation at Ponte Vedra Beach and the Ponte Vedra Croquet Club; the Florida Yacht Club and the Timuquana Country Club in Jacksonville; the Grand Haven Croquet Club and the Hammock Dunes Croquet Association in Palm Coast; and the Jekyll Island Croquet Club in southeast Georgia.
In other croquet news, The Plantation at Ponte Vedra Beach has hired Michelle Wiggins as the community’s croquet coordinator. Her responsibilities will include promoting the sport, overseeing programming and providing introductory instructional guidance for members of the neighborhood. Wiggins is a retired teacher who has enjoyed playing croquet for the past year.