The Amelia Island Club (Long Point course)


4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   The Amelia Island Club (Long Point course) Est. 1987

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The Amelia Island Club: Located at the southern end of Amelia Island, the Long Point course combines some of the best attributes to be found on the other three courses at Amelia Island Plantation (Oak Marsh, Ocean Links and Amelia River). This probably explains why it is the members' favourite, and can be slightly more difficult for resort guests to secure a tee-time.

Wrapped into Tom Fazio's excellent layout are two testing, back-to-back oceanside par-3s (a combination also found on the Ocean Links course). This testing par-3 duo starts with the 15th, played to a nicely elevated, pudding bowl green. The 16th requires a tee-shot to a sunken green, and provides a chance to admire one of the Island's best beach and coastal views. In keeping with the Oak Marsh course, Long Point also boasts several challenging holes played beside open, expansive marshland.

This scenic wetland habitat eventually connects with the Amelia River, somewhere in the distance. Also in common with its stablemates, Long Point has a wonderful mix of straight and dog-legging holes, some quite tight, others more forgiving, and many played through tree-lined corridors of oak, pine and palm. Water also enters the mix, not least at the excellent par-5 6th which skirts a good-sized pond en route to a well bunkered green.

If you're limited to one round on Amelia Island, and want to sample the full array of tree-lined, lakeside, ocean-side and wetland golf that Amelia Island Plantation offers, then, like its members, Long Point may well be your preferred option.

Stay & Play at Amelia Island Plantation:
On-site accommodation available in the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, see details in Where2Stay section below.

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Making Contact

Long Point Golf Course, The Amelia Island Club
Amelia Island Plantation,
Amelia Island, Florida FL 32035
USA
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Office   +1 (904) 261 6161
Pro Shop  
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Email  
Website   www.aipfl.com
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Golf Pro
 
Robert Dugger (Director of Golf)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.
 
Surroundings: Woodland, wetland, residential and riverside.
 
Designer: Tom Fazio
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6706 5480 4825
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 72.3 66.6 69.7
 
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How2Get There?

35 miles NE of Jacksonville
North of Jacksonville, leave Interstate-95 at exit 373 and head east on the A1A/200. After 11.2 miles turn right onto Amelia Island Parkway. After 3.4 miles turn right onto Amelia Road. After 1 mile go straight across at traffic light onto First Coast Highway (A1A). After 4.2 miles turn right into Long Point Drive. Clubhouse is on your left.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 resort guest fee, 18-holes in high season (March thru' mid-May): $200, golf cart included. Reduced twilight rates (from 2pm). [Above rate based on best info available at the time. Contact club or Florida First Coast of Golf (www.florida-golf.org) for current actual rates, seasonal discounts and special Stay&Play offers] Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Long Point is Amelia Island Plantation's preferred members course. A limited number of tee-times are made available to resort guests, who can book just one day ahead of day of play. 
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts compulsory for resort guests. Golf carts are fitted with GPS.

Practice facilities
Excellent
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Did you know?

Amelia Island Plantation is a member of the Audubon Society Cooperative Sanctuary System, supporting programmes to enhance natural wildlife and vegetation in and around the course.

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Location

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Latitude: (30.535600)
Longitude: (-81.442852)
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Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort AAA 4-Diamonds
Amelia Island Plantation, Amelia Island, Florida 32035
+1 (904) 261 6161
www.omnihotels.com

Located alongside the Atlantic Ocean on a wonderfully natural and tranquil island created by the Amelia River, the Amelia Island Plantation Resort includes four excellent championship golf courses and top-quality practice facilities. Florida's "Premier Island Resort" also provides the full range of tennis and racquet activities, fishing, cycling, jogging, fitness, Spa and Salon, swimming, nature tours, youth programs and great dining experiences. Or you can just takes things easy beside the ocean.

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