Sawgrass is a census-designated place (CDP) in St. Johns County, Florida, United States. The population was 4,880 per the 2010 City-Data Website. This population change is a -1.3% decrease since 2000. The area is located in Ponte Vedra Beach. Sawgrass is home to The Players Championship (TPC), established in 1974, and offers the highest prize fund of any tournament in golf. This event is a huge success and many locals look forward to it every year.