Amelia River Golf Club


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Amelia River Golf Club Est. 2000

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Amelia River Golf Club: Formerly known as Royal Amelia Golf Links, and now part of Amelia Island Plantation's excellent stable of top-quality golf courses, Amelia River is a wonderfully laid out, varied and always challenging design. Although located close to Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport, you would never guess that fact, given the very natural and quiet environment in which these well crafted holes unfold. The rather open and linksy theme of the good-length opening par-5 returns from time-to-time, interspersed with more wooded stretches, where pines, oaks, palmettos, stylish bunkering and rippling earthmounds attractively frame the holes. The excellent collection of par-3s, usually with water in close attendance, culminate with a real gem at the 17th. This fabulous island-green par-3 bears an uncanny resemblance to the infamous par-3 17th at TPC Sawgrass; the slightly larger green at Amelia River is set 30 yards farther back than the TPC's. The small lakes and ponds that threaten at several holes are ably supplemented by Alligator Creek, which meanders through part of the course, most notably crossing the fairways at the closing hole on each of the two nine-hole loops. Having safely navigated your ball over the creek at the 18th, you are rewarded on the final green with expansive views over marshlands, as well as the river that gives the course its name.

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Making Contact

Amelia River Golf Club
4477 Buccaneer Trail,
Amelia Island, Florida FL 32034
USA
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Office   +1 (904) 491 8500
Pro Shop   +1 (800) 305 6647 (toll free)
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Email  
Website   www.aipfl.com
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Golf Pro
 
Barry Richardson (Head Professional)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and rural countryside.
 
Designer: Tom Jackson
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6843 6128 4801
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 72.8 69.7 68.9
 
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How2Get There?

38 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 o.7 mls golf entrance is on your right.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (March thru' mid-May): $180, 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?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts are fitted with GPS. Walking permitted at certain times (contact Pro Shop for information).

Practice facilities
Excellent
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Did you know?

Amelia River Golf Club, formerly called Royal Amelia Golf Links, is now owned and operated by the Amelia Island Plantation Resort.

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Location

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Latitude: (30.600791)
Longitude: (-81.466348)
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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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