The Golf Club of Amelia Island


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   The Golf Club of Amelia Island Est. 1987

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The Golf Club of Amelia Island: Located in the middle part of Amelia Island, this well-laid out and excellently maintained golf course is open to its members and resort guests staying at the adjacent Summer Beach and Ritz-Carlton resorts. Here is a classic parkland layout, weaving between plenty of oaks and some discreetly distanced, large villas. The very good front-nine loop is perhaps eclipsed by an even better back-nine, which exudes a slightly more open character, with some attractive wetland areas and a small hill to climb. The tree-lined front-nine is laid out on relatively flat terrain, with ponds threatening on all but two of the holes. The generally good-width fairways are attractively lined with seasoned oaks; the par-5 2nd and 6th holes both prodigiously doglegging into water protected greens. As you head down the straight, par-4 10th, you'll notice a subtle change of scene, with a more open feel to the course and a greater blend of woodland and wetland habitats. Among the strong collection of par-3s, the short but seriously water-flanked 5th is a elegant parkland hole, while the downhill, good-length 16th is played to an almost island-green, very attractively but dangerously surrounded by an encircling wetland area. The climb up to the green on the short par-5 15th and tee-shot back down again at 16, infuses a touch of elevation change (but no sea views) into this always well-presented layout.

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Making Contact

The Golf Club of Amelia Island
4700 Amelia Island Pkwy,
Amelia Island, Florida FL 32034
USA
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Office   +1 (904) 277 0012 (tee-times)
Pro Shop   +1 (800) 245 4224
Fax

  +1 (904) 491 8994

Email  
Website   www.golfclubofamelia.com
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Golf Pro
 
Keith Gibson (Head Professional)
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Academy
 
Anne Cain Golf Academy (annecaingolf.com)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Relatively flat terrain.
 
Surroundings: Woodland, wetland and residential.
 
Designer: Mark McCumber & Gene Littler
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6696 5767 5039
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 72.6 69.0 70.0
 
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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 approx 4 miles turn right into Regatta Drive (having passed Fernandina Beach airport and crossed over the First Coast Highway - A1A).

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 resort guest fee, 18-holes in high season: $185, golf cart included. Reduced twilight rates. Contact Summer Beach Resort or the Ritz-Carlton for details of Stay&Play packages. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Resort guests (staying at Summer Beach Resort and Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island) can book to play on weekdays and weekends.  No outside visitor play available.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility.

Practice facilities
Excellent
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Did you know?

Amelia Island is one of the southernmost of the "Sea Islands", a chain of barrier islands that stretch along the USA's east coast from South Carolina to Florida. The island is about 13 miles from north to south, and 4 miles wide at its widest point. It is sometimes referred to as the "Island of Eight Flags", having flown those of the following since 1562: France, Spain, Great Britain, the Patriots of Amelia Island, the Green Cross of Florida, Mexico, the Confederate States of America and the United States. | In 1998 the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf, a PGA Champions Tour event, was hosted at the Golf Club of Amelia Island.

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Location

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Latitude: (30.594461)
Longitude: (-81.445727)
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Summer Beach Resort 
5456 First Coast Highway, Amelia Island, FL 32034
+1 (904) 277 0905
www.summerbeach.com

Summer Beach Resort, located on the south end of Amelia Island, features the ultimate in luxury accommodations and resort amenities within gated communities, providing exclusive privacy. The Resort's condominiums, townhouses, villas, and penthouses are designed to meet all your expectations.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles The GC of Amelia Island; North Hampton; Amelia Island Plantn (Ocean Links, Oak Marsh, Long Point and Amelia River courses).
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Golf within 20 miles No
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Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island 
4750 Amelia Island Parkway, Amelia Island FL 32034
+1 (904) 277 1100
www.ritzcarlton.com

Discover The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, and you will experience a place where live oaks and Southern charm meet Florida’s warm ocean waves and white sand beaches. This luxury resort hotel is located on a pristine stretch of Atlantic Ocean coastline, and next door to the Golf Club of Amelia Island.

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Golf within 5 miles North Hampton; Amelia Island Plantn (Ocean Links, Oak Marsh, Long Point and Amelia River courses).
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Golf within 20 miles No
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